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This checklist includes all bird species found in Fujayrah , 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 Clements, version 2022. 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: Fujayrah [map]

Other names: Fujairah, Imārat al Fujayrah, Imarat al Fujayrah

Number of species: 383
Number of globally threatened species: 17
Number of introduced species: 8
Last modified: 2022-11-19
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Graylag GooseAnser anser
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifronsRare/Accidental
Tundra SwanCygnus columbianusRare/Accidental
Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegyptiacaIntroduced species
Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferruginea
Common ShelduckTadorna tadorna
Cotton Pygmy-GooseNettapus coromandelianusRare/Accidental
GarganeySpatula querquedula
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
GadwallMareca strepera
Eurasian WigeonMareca penelope
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Green-winged TealAnas crecca
Red-crested PochardNetta rufinaRare/Accidental
Common PochardAythya ferinaVulnerable
Ferruginous DuckAythya nyrocaNear-threatened
Tufted DuckAythya fuligula

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Gray FrancolinOrtygornis pondicerianus
Sand PartridgeAmmoperdix heyi
Common QuailCoturnix coturnix
ChukarAlectoris chukar

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae

Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseus

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis
Eared GrebePodiceps nigricollis

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock PigeonColumba livia
Common Wood-PigeonColumba palumbusRare/Accidental
European Turtle-DoveStreptopelia turturVulnerable
Oriental Turtle-DoveStreptopelia orientalis
Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaocto
Laughing DoveSpilopelia senegalensis
Namaqua DoveOena capensisRare/Accidental

 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae

Pin-tailed SandgrousePterocles alchataIntroduced species
Chestnut-bellied SandgrousePterocles exustus
Lichtenstein's SandgrousePterocles lichtensteinii

 
OTIDIFORMES: Otididae

Macqueen's BustardChlamydotis macqueeniiRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Little BustardTetrax tetraxIntroduced species Near-threatened

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Great Spotted CuckooClamator glandariusRare/Accidental
Pied CuckooClamator jacobinusRare/Accidental
Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceusRare/Accidental
Gray-bellied CuckooCacomantis passerinusRare/Accidental
Common CuckooCuculus canorus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Eurasian NightjarCaprimulgus europaeus
Egyptian NightjarCaprimulgus aegyptius
Sykes's NightjarCaprimulgus mahrattensisRare/Accidental

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Alpine SwiftApus melbaRare/Accidental
Common SwiftApus apus
Pallid SwiftApus pallidus
Pacific SwiftApus pacificusRare/Accidental
Little SwiftApus affinisRare/Accidental

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Water RailRallus aquaticus
Corn CrakeCrex crexRare/Accidental
Spotted CrakePorzana porzana
Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Eurasian CootFulica atra
Gray-headed SwamphenPorphyrio poliocephalusRare/Accidental
White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
Little CrakeZapornia parvaRare/Accidental
Baillon's CrakeZapornia pusillaRare/Accidental

 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae

Common CraneGrus grusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae

Eurasian Thick-kneeBurhinus oedicnemusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus
Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosetta

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

Eurasian OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegusNear-threatened

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
European Golden-PloverPluvialis apricariaRare/Accidental
Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva
Northern LapwingVanellus vanellusNear-threatened
Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus
Sociable LapwingVanellus gregariusCritically endangered
White-tailed LapwingVanellus leucurus
Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand-PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Caspian PloverCharadrius asiaticus
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
Eurasian DotterelCharadrius morinellusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae

Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensisRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae

Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataNear-threatened
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaNear-threatened
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaNear-threatened
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostrisEndangered
RuffCalidris pugnax
Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellus
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaNear-threatened
Temminck's StintCalidris temminckii
Long-toed StintCalidris subminutaRare/Accidental
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollisRare/Accidental Near-threatened
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Little StintCalidris minuta
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotosRare/Accidental
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimus
Great SnipeGallinago mediaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Pin-tailed SnipeGallinago stenura
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolorRare/Accidental
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicariusRare/Accidental
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Common RedshankTringa totanus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae

Crab-PloverDromas ardeola

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae

Cream-colored CourserCursorius cursor
Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincola
Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarumRare/Accidental
Black-winged PratincoleGlareola nordmanniRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Small PratincoleGlareola lacteaRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed JaegerStercorarius longicaudusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactylaRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Sabine's GullXema sabiniRare/Accidental
Slender-billed GullChroicocephalus genei
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Brown-headed GullChroicocephalus brunnicephalusRare/Accidental
Little GullHydrocoloeus minutusRare/Accidental
Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcanRare/Accidental
White-eyed GullIchthyaetus leucophthalmusRare/Accidental
Sooty GullIchthyaetus hemprichii
Pallas's GullIchthyaetus ichthyaetus
Common GullLarus canusRare/Accidental
Caspian GullLarus cachinnans
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
Brown NoddyAnous stolidusRare/Accidental
Lesser NoddyAnous tenuirostrisRare/Accidental
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatusRare/Accidental
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Little TernSternula albifrons
Saunders's TernSternula saundersi
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Black TernChlidonias nigerRare/Accidental
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
Roseate TernSterna dougalliiRare/Accidental
Common TernSterna hirundo
Arctic TernSterna paradisaeaRare/Accidental
White-cheeked TernSterna repressa
Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereus

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Oceanitidae

Wilson's Storm-PetrelOceanites oceanicus

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Leach's Storm-PetrelHydrobates leucorhousRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Swinhoe's Storm-PetrelHydrobates monorhisRare/Accidental Near-threatened

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Jouanin's PetrelBulweria fallaxRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Cory's ShearwaterCalonectris diomedeaRare/Accidental
Flesh-footed ShearwaterArdenna carneipesRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Wedge-tailed ShearwaterArdenna pacificaRare/Accidental
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna griseaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Persian ShearwaterPuffinus persicus

 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae

African OpenbillAnastomus lamelligerusRare/Accidental
White StorkCiconia ciconia

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Masked BoobySula dactylatraRare/Accidental
Brown BoobySula leucogasterRare/Accidental
Red-footed BoobySula sulaRare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Socotra CormorantPhalacrocorax nigrogularisVulnerable

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Dalmatian PelicanPelecanus crispusRare/Accidental Near-threatened

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Great BitternBotaurus stellarisRare/Accidental
Little BitternIxobrychus minutus
Gray HeronArdea cinerea
Purple HeronArdea purpurea
Great EgretArdea alba
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Western Reef-HeronEgretta gularis
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Squacco HeronArdeola ralloides
Indian Pond-HeronArdeola grayii
Striated HeronButorides striata
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleusRare/Accidental
Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterusEndangered
European Honey-buzzardPernis apivorusRare/Accidental
Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
Lappet-faced VultureTorgos tracheliotosEndangered
Eurasian GriffonGyps fulvusRare/Accidental
Short-toed Snake-EagleCircaetus gallicus
Greater Spotted EagleClanga clangaVulnerable
Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatus
Steppe EagleAquila nipalensisEndangered
Imperial EagleAquila heliacaVulnerable
Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
Bonelli's EagleAquila fasciata
Eurasian Marsh-HarrierCircus aeruginosus
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneus
Pallid HarrierCircus macrourusNear-threatened
Montagu's HarrierCircus pygargus
ShikraAccipiter badius
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilisRare/Accidental
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Pallas's Fish-EagleHaliaeetus leucoryphusRare/Accidental Endangered
Common BuzzardButeo buteo
Long-legged BuzzardButeo rufinus

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Eurasian Scops-OwlOtus scops
Pallid Scops-OwlOtus brucei
Arabian Eagle-OwlBubo milesiRare/Accidental
Pharaoh Eagle-OwlBubo ascalaphus
Little OwlAthene noctua
Omani OwlStrix butleriRare/Accidental
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusRare/Accidental

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae

Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epops

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensisRare/Accidental
Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris
Pied KingfisherCeryle rudisRare/Accidental

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

African Green Bee-eaterMerops viridissimus
Arabian Green Bee-eaterMerops cyanophrys
Blue-cheeked Bee-eaterMerops persicus
European Bee-eaterMerops apiaster

 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae

European RollerCoracias garrulus
Indian RollerCoracias benghalensis

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Eurasian WryneckJynx torquilla

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Lesser KestrelFalco naumanni
Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinusRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Amur FalconFalco amurensisRare/Accidental
Sooty FalconFalco concolorVulnerable
MerlinFalco columbarius
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo
Lanner FalconFalco biarmicus
Saker FalconFalco cherrugEndangered
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatriaIntroduced species Near-threatened
Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameri

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae

Eurasian Golden OrioleOriolus oriolus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae

Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Red-backed ShrikeLanius collurio
Red-tailed ShrikeLanius phoenicuroides
Isabelline ShrikeLanius isabellinus
Bay-backed ShrikeLanius vittatusRare/Accidental
Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schachRare/Accidental
Great Gray ShrikeLanius excubitorRare/Accidental
Lesser Gray ShrikeLanius minor
Masked ShrikeLanius nubicus
Woodchat ShrikeLanius senatorNear-threatened

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

House CrowCorvus splendens
Brown-necked RavenCorvus ruficollis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Greater Hoopoe-LarkAlaemon alaudipes
Desert LarkAmmomanes deserti
Black-crowned Sparrow-LarkEremopterix nigriceps
Greater Short-toed LarkCalandrella brachydactyla
Bimaculated LarkMelanocorypha bimaculata
Calandra LarkMelanocorypha calandraRare/Accidental
Turkestan Short-toed LarkAlaudala heinei
Eurasian SkylarkAlauda arvensis
Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgula
Crested LarkGalerida cristata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Delicate PriniaPrinia lepida

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Sykes's WarblerIduna rama
Eastern Olivaceous WarblerIduna pallida
Upcher's WarblerHippolais languida
Moustached WarblerAcrocephalus melanopogonRare/Accidental
Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenus
Paddyfield WarblerAcrocephalus agricolaRare/Accidental
Blyth's Reed WarblerAcrocephalus dumetorum
Marsh WarblerAcrocephalus palustris
Common Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceus
Great Reed WarblerAcrocephalus arundinaceus
Clamorous Reed WarblerAcrocephalus stentoreus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae

River WarblerLocustella fluviatilisRare/Accidental
Savi's WarblerLocustella luscinioides
Common Grasshopper WarblerLocustella naevia

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
Eurasian Crag-MartinPtyonoprogne rupestris
Rock MartinPtyonoprogne fuligula
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithiiRare/Accidental
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
Common House-MartinDelichon urbicum

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae

Red-vented BulbulPycnonotus caferIntroduced species
White-spectacled BulbulPycnonotus xanthopygos
White-eared BulbulPycnonotus leucotisIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae

Wood WarblerPhylloscopus sibilatrix
Hume's WarblerPhylloscopus humei
Dusky WarblerPhylloscopus fuscatusRare/Accidental
Plain Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus neglectus
Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilus
Common ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita
Green WarblerPhylloscopus nitidusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Scotocercidae

Scrub WarblerScotocerca inquieta

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae

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

 
PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae

Arabian BabblerArgya squamiceps

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Rosy StarlingPastor roseus
Brahminy StarlingSturnia pagodarum
Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
Bank MynaAcridotheres ginginianusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Song ThrushTurdus philomelos
Eurasian BlackbirdTurdus merula
Black-throated ThrushTurdus atrogularis
Dusky ThrushTurdus eunomusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striata
Rufous-tailed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas galactotes
Blue-and-white FlycatcherCyanoptila cyanomelanaRare/Accidental
European RobinErithacus rubeculaRare/Accidental
White-throated RobinIrania gutturalis
Common NightingaleLuscinia megarhynchos
BluethroatLuscinia svecica
Taiga FlycatcherFicedula albicillaRare/Accidental
Red-breasted FlycatcherFicedula parva
Rufous-backed RedstartPhoenicurus erythronotusRare/Accidental
Common RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurus
Black RedstartPhoenicurus ochruros
Rufous-tailed Rock-ThrushMonticola saxatilis
Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius
WhinchatSaxicola rubetra
European StonechatSaxicola rubicola
Siberian StonechatSaxicola maurus
Pied BushchatSaxicola caprataRare/Accidental
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenanthe
Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellina
Hooded WheatearOenanthe monacha
Desert WheatearOenanthe deserti
Eastern Black-eared WheatearOenanthe melanoleuca
Pied WheatearOenanthe pleschanka
Variable WheatearOenanthe picata
Hume's WheatearOenanthe albonigra
White-crowned WheatearOenanthe leucopygaRare/Accidental
Mourning WheatearOenanthe lugensRare/Accidental
Kurdish WheatearOenanthe xanthoprymnaRare/Accidental
Persian WheatearOenanthe chrysopygia

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hypocoliidae

HypocoliusHypocolius ampelinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae

Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae

Streaked WeaverPloceus manyarIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Indian SilverbillEuodice malabarica
Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulataIntroduced species
Red AvadavatAmandava amandavaExtirpated

 
PASSERIFORMES: Prunellidae

Radde's AccentorPrunella ocularisRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticus
Spanish SparrowPasser hispaniolensisRare/Accidental
Yellow-throated SparrowGymnoris xanthocollis
Pale RockfinchCarpospiza brachydactyla

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea
Western Yellow WagtailMotacilla flava
Citrine WagtailMotacilla citreola
White WagtailMotacilla alba
Richard's PipitAnthus richardi
Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulusRare/Accidental
Long-billed PipitAnthus similis
Blyth's PipitAnthus godlewskii
Tawny PipitAnthus campestris
Meadow PipitAnthus pratensis
Tree PipitAnthus trivialis
Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoniRare/Accidental
Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinus
Water PipitAnthus spinoletta
American PipitAnthus rubescensRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

BramblingFringilla montifringillaRare/Accidental
Common RosefinchCarpodacus erythrinus
Trumpeter FinchBucanetes githagineus
Eurasian LinnetLinaria cannabinaRare/Accidental
European GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisRare/Accidental
Eurasian SiskinSpinus spinusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Black-headed BuntingEmberiza melanocephala
Red-headed BuntingEmberiza brunicepsRare/Accidental
Corn BuntingEmberiza calandraRare/Accidental
Cinereous BuntingEmberiza cineraceaNear-threatened
Ortolan BuntingEmberiza hortulana
Striolated BuntingEmberiza striolata
Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclusRare/Accidental
Little BuntingEmberiza pusillaRare/Accidental

 

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