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Azerbaijan

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Azerbaijan , based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. I am pleased to offer these checklists as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2. If you prefer to view the list based on a different authority, click on one of the list available below. Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Birdlife Data Zone (species).

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Country or region: Azerbaijan [map]

Other names: Republic of Azerbaijan

Number of species: 419
Number of introduced species: 1
Date last reviewed: 2020-03-01
Last modified: 2021-10-17
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Red-breasted GooseBranta ruficollis
Snow GooseAnser caerulescensRare/Accidental
Greylag GooseAnser anser
Taiga Bean GooseAnser fabalisRare/Accidental
Tundra Bean GooseAnser serrirostrisRare/Accidental
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
Lesser White-fronted GooseAnser erythropus
Mute SwanCygnus olor
Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
Whooper SwanCygnus cygnus
Common ShelduckTadorna tadorna
Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferruginea
GarganeySpatula querquedula
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
GadwallMareca strepera
Eurasian WigeonMareca penelope
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Eurasian TealAnas crecca
Marbled DuckMarmaronetta angustirostris
Red-crested PochardNetta rufina
Common PochardAythya ferina
Ferruginous DuckAythya nyroca
Tufted DuckAythya fuligula
Greater ScaupAythya marila
Velvet ScoterMelanitta fusca
Common ScoterMelanitta nigraRare/Accidental
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalisRare/Accidental
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
SmewMergellus albellus
Common MerganserMergus merganser
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensisIntroduced species
White-headed DuckOxyura leucocephala

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Caucasian GrouseLyrurus mlokosiewiczi
Grey PartridgePerdix perdix
Common PheasantPhasianus colchicus
Black FrancolinFrancolinus francolinus
Caucasian SnowcockTetraogallus caucasicus
Caspian SnowcockTetraogallus caspius
See-see PartridgeAmmoperdix griseogularisRare/Accidental
Common QuailCoturnix coturnix
Chukar PartridgeAlectoris chukar

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

European NightjarCaprimulgus europaeus

 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae

Alpine SwiftTachymarptis melba
Common SwiftApus apus
Little SwiftApus affinis

 
OTIDIFORMES: Otididae

Great BustardOtis tarda
Macqueen's BustardChlamydotis macqueenii
Little BustardTetrax tetrax

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Great Spotted CuckooClamator glandariusRare/Accidental
Common CuckooCuculus canorus

 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae

Pallas's SandgrouseSyrrhaptes paradoxusRare/Accidental
Pin-tailed SandgrousePterocles alchataRare/Accidental
Black-bellied SandgrousePterocles orientalis

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock DoveColumba livia
Stock DoveColumba oenas
Common Wood PigeonColumba palumbus
European Turtle DoveStreptopelia turtur
Oriental Turtle DoveStreptopelia orientalisRare/Accidental
Eurasian Collared DoveStreptopelia decaocto
Laughing DoveSpilopelia senegalensis
Namaqua DoveOena capensisRare/Accidental

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Water RailRallus aquaticus
Corn CrakeCrex crex
Spotted CrakePorzana porzana
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Eurasian CootFulica atra
Grey-headed SwamphenPorphyrio poliocephalus
Baillon's CrakeZapornia pusilla
Little CrakeZapornia parva

 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae

Siberian CraneLeucogeranus leucogeranusRare/Accidental
Demoiselle CraneGrus virgo
Common CraneGrus grus

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis
Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus
Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollis

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae

Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae

Eurasian Stone-curlewBurhinus oedicnemus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

Eurasian OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus
Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosetta

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Northern LapwingVanellus vanellus
Spur-winged LapwingVanellus spinosusRare/Accidental
Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicusRare/Accidental
Sociable LapwingVanellus gregarius
White-tailed LapwingVanellus leucurus
European Golden PloverPluvialis apricaria
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulvaRare/Accidental
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Caspian PloverCharadrius asiaticus
Eurasian DotterelCharadrius morinellus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Eurasian WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Slender-billed CurlewNumenius tenuirostrisRare/Accidental
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red KnotCalidris canutus
RuffCalidris pugnax
Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellus
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminataRare/Accidental
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
Temminck's StintCalidris temminckii
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdiiRare/Accidental
Little StintCalidris minuta
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollisRare/Accidental
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotosRare/Accidental
Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceusRare/Accidental
Eurasian WoodcockScolopax rusticola
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimus
Great SnipeGallinago media
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicariusRare/Accidental
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae

Cream-colored CourserCursorius cursor
Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincola
Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum
Black-winged PratincoleGlareola nordmanni

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactylaRare/Accidental
Slender-billed GullChroicocephalus genei
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Little GullHydrocoloeus minutus
Mediterranean GullIchthyaetus melanocephalus
Pallas's GullIchthyaetus ichthyaetus
Common GullLarus canus
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreusRare/Accidental
European Herring GullLarus argentatusRare/Accidental
Caspian GullLarus cachinnans
Yellow-legged GullLarus michahellis
Armenian GullLarus armenicus
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
Little TernSternula albifrons
Common TernSterna hirundo
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus
Black TernChlidonias niger

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinusRare/Accidental
Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus

 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae

Red-throated LoonGavia stellata
Black-throated LoonGavia arctica

 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae

Black StorkCiconia nigra
White StorkCiconia ciconia

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Pygmy CormorantMicrocarbo pygmaeus
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

African Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicus
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Eurasian BitternBotaurus stellaris
Little BitternIxobrychus minutus
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Squacco HeronArdeola ralloides
Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Purple HeronArdea purpurea
Great EgretArdea alba
Little EgretEgretta garzetta

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Great White PelicanPelecanus onocrotalus
Dalmatian PelicanPelecanus crispus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

Western OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleusRare/Accidental
Bearded VultureGypaetus barbatus
Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterus
European Honey BuzzardPernis apivorus
Crested Honey BuzzardPernis ptilorhynchusRare/Accidental
Griffon VultureGyps fulvus
Cinereous VultureAegypius monachus
Short-toed Snake EagleCircaetus gallicus
Lesser Spotted EagleClanga pomarina
Greater Spotted EagleClanga clanga
Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatus
Steppe EagleAquila nipalensis
Eastern Imperial EagleAquila heliaca
Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
Bonelli's EagleAquila fasciata
ShikraAccipiter badius
Levant SparrowhawkAccipiter brevipes
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Western Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosus
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneus
Pallid HarrierCircus macrourus
Montagu's HarrierCircus pygargus
Red KiteMilvus milvus
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Pallas's Fish EagleHaliaeetus leucoryphusRare/Accidental
White-tailed EagleHaliaeetus albicilla
Rough-legged BuzzardButeo lagopus
Long-legged BuzzardButeo rufinus
Common BuzzardButeo buteo

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Western Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Boreal OwlAegolius funereus
Little OwlAthene noctua
Eurasian Scops OwlOtus scops
Long-eared OwlAsio otus
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
Eurasian Eagle-OwlBubo bubo
Tawny OwlStrix aluco

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae

Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epops

 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae

European RollerCoracias garrulus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

Blue-cheeked Bee-eaterMerops persicus
European Bee-eaterMerops apiaster

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Eurasian WryneckJynx torquilla
Middle Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocoptes medius
Lesser Spotted WoodpeckerDryobates minor
Syrian WoodpeckerDendrocopos syriacus
Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos major
White-backed WoodpeckerDendrocopos leucotos
Black WoodpeckerDryocopus martius
European Green WoodpeckerPicus viridis

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Lesser KestrelFalco naumanni
Common KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinus
MerlinFalco columbarius
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo
Lanner FalconFalco biarmicus
Saker FalconFalco cherrug
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameriRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Red-backed ShrikeLanius collurio
Isabelline ShrikeLanius isabellinus
Red-tailed ShrikeLanius phoenicuroides
Lesser Grey ShrikeLanius minor
Great Grey ShrikeLanius excubitor
Woodchat ShrikeLanius senator
Masked ShrikeLanius nubicus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae

Eurasian Golden OrioleOriolus oriolus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Eurasian JayGarrulus glandarius
Eurasian MagpiePica pica
Spotted NutcrackerNucifraga caryocatactesRare/Accidental
Red-billed ChoughPyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
Alpine ChoughPyrrhocorax graculus
Western JackdawColoeus monedula
RookCorvus frugilegus
Hooded CrowCorvus cornix
Northern RavenCorvus corax

 
PASSERIFORMES: Bombycillidae

Bohemian WaxwingBombycilla garrulusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hypocoliidae

Grey HypocoliusHypocolius ampelinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Coal TitPeriparus ater
European Crested TitLophophanes cristatus
Sombre TitPoecile lugubris
Caspian TitPoecile hyrcanus
Eurasian Blue TitCyanistes caeruleus
Great TitParus major

 
PASSERIFORMES: Remizidae

Eurasian Penduline TitRemiz pendulinus
Black-headed Penduline TitRemiz macronyx

 
PASSERIFORMES: Panuridae

Bearded ReedlingPanurus biarmicus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

WoodlarkLullula arborea
White-winged LarkAlauda leucoptera
Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgulaRare/Accidental
Eurasian SkylarkAlauda arvensis
Crested LarkGalerida cristata
Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Greater Short-toed LarkCalandrella brachydactyla
Bimaculated LarkMelanocorypha bimaculata
Calandra LarkMelanocorypha calandra
Black LarkMelanocorypha yeltoniensisRare/Accidental
Turkestan Short-toed LarkAlaudala heinei

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Sand MartinRiparia riparia
Eurasian Crag MartinPtyonoprogne rupestris
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Common House MartinDelichon urbicum
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cettiidae

Cetti's WarblerCettia cetti

 
PASSERIFORMES: Scotocercidae

Streaked Scrub WarblerScotocerca inquietaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Aegithalidae

Long-tailed TitAegithalos caudatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae

Wood WarblerPhylloscopus sibilatrix
Yellow-browed WarblerPhylloscopus inornatusRare/Accidental
Pallas's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus proregulusRare/Accidental
Radde's WarblerPhylloscopus schwarzi
Dusky WarblerPhylloscopus fuscatusRare/Accidental
Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilus
Mountain ChiffchaffPhylloscopus sindianus
Common ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita
Green WarblerPhylloscopus nitidus
Greenish WarblerPhylloscopus trochiloidesRare/Accidental
Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Great Reed WarblerAcrocephalus arundinaceus
Moustached WarblerAcrocephalus melanopogon
Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenus
Paddyfield WarblerAcrocephalus agricola
Blyth's Reed WarblerAcrocephalus dumetorum
Eurasian Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceus
Marsh WarblerAcrocephalus palustris
Booted WarblerIduna caligata
Eastern Olivaceous WarblerIduna pallida
Upcher's WarblerHippolais languida
Icterine WarblerHippolais icterina

 
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae

River WarblerLocustella fluviatilis
Savi's WarblerLocustella luscinioides
Common Grasshopper WarblerLocustella naevia

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae

Eurasian BlackcapSylvia atricapilla
Garden WarblerSylvia borin
Barred WarblerCurruca nisoria
Lesser WhitethroatCurruca curruca
Eastern Orphean WarblerCurruca crassirostris
Menetries's WarblerCurruca mystacea
Common WhitethroatCurruca communis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Regulidae

GoldcrestRegulus regulus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

Eurasian WrenTroglodytes troglodytes

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

Western Rock NuthatchSitta neumayer
Eastern Rock NuthatchSitta tephronota
Eurasian NuthatchSitta europaea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Tichodromidae

WallcreeperTichodroma muraria

 
PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae

Eurasian TreecreeperCerthia familiaris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Rosy StarlingPastor roseus
Common StarlingSturnus vulgaris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Song ThrushTurdus philomelos
Mistle ThrushTurdus viscivorus
RedwingTurdus iliacus
Common BlackbirdTurdus merula
FieldfareTurdus pilaris
Ring OuzelTurdus torquatus
Black-throated ThrushTurdus atrogularis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Rufous-tailed Scrub RobinCercotrichas galactotes
Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striata
European RobinErithacus rubecula
BluethroatLuscinia svecica
Thrush NightingaleLuscinia luscinia
Common NightingaleLuscinia megarhynchos
White-throated RobinIrania gutturalis
Red-flanked BluetailTarsiger cyanurusRare/Accidental
Taiga FlycatcherFicedula albicilla
Red-breasted FlycatcherFicedula parva
Semicollared FlycatcherFicedula semitorquata
European Pied FlycatcherFicedula hypoleuca
Black RedstartPhoenicurus ochruros
Common RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurus
Güldenstädt's RedstartPhoenicurus erythrogastrus
Common Rock ThrushMonticola saxatilis
Blue Rock ThrushMonticola solitarius
WhinchatSaxicola rubetra
European StonechatSaxicola rubicola
Siberian StonechatSaxicola maurus
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenanthe
Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellina
Desert WheatearOenanthe deserti
Eastern Black-eared WheatearOenanthe melanoleuca
Pied WheatearOenanthe pleschanka
Finsch's WheatearOenanthe finschii
Kurdish WheatearOenanthe xanthoprymna
Red-tailed WheatearOenanthe chrysopygia

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cinclidae

White-throated DipperCinclus cinclus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

Pale RockfinchCarpospiza brachydactyla
Rock SparrowPetronia petronia
White-winged SnowfinchMontifringilla nivalis
Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus
Spanish SparrowPasser hispaniolensis
House SparrowPasser domesticus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Prunellidae

Alpine AccentorPrunella collaris
Radde's AccentorPrunella ocularis
DunnockPrunella modularis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Western Yellow WagtailMotacilla flava
Citrine WagtailMotacilla citreola
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinerea
White WagtailMotacilla alba
Richard's PipitAnthus richardi
Tawny PipitAnthus campestris
Meadow PipitAnthus pratensis
Tree PipitAnthus trivialis
Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoni
Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinus
Buff-bellied PipitAnthus rubescensRare/Accidental
Water PipitAnthus spinoletta

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Common ChaffinchFringilla coelebs
BramblingFringilla montifringilla
HawfinchCoccothraustes coccothraustes
Eurasian BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhula
Asian Crimson-winged FinchRhodopechys sanguineus
Trumpeter FinchBucanetes githagineus
Mongolian FinchBucanetes mongolicus
Common RosefinchCarpodacus erythrinus
Great RosefinchCarpodacus rubicilla
Long-tailed RosefinchCarpodacus sibiricusRare/Accidental
European GreenfinchChloris chloris
Desert FinchRhodospiza obsoletaRare/Accidental
TwiteLinaria flavirostris
Common LinnetLinaria cannabina
Common RedpollAcanthis flammeaRare/Accidental
Red CrossbillLoxia curvirostra
European GoldfinchCarduelis carduelis
Red-fronted SerinSerinus pusillus
European SerinSerinus serinus
Eurasian SiskinSpinus spinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Calcariidae

Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Corn BuntingEmberiza calandra
YellowhammerEmberiza citrinella
Pine BuntingEmberiza leucocephalos
Rock BuntingEmberiza cia
Grey-necked BuntingEmberiza buchanani
Cinereous BuntingEmberiza cineracea
Ortolan BuntingEmberiza hortulana
Little BuntingEmberiza pusillaRare/Accidental
Rustic BuntingEmberiza rustica
Yellow-breasted BuntingEmberiza aureola
Black-headed BuntingEmberiza melanocephala
Red-headed BuntingEmberiza bruniceps
Common Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclus

 

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