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Kommuneqarfiit avataanni (East Greenland)

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Kommuneqarfiit avataanni (East Greenland) , 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 Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2). 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: Kommuneqarfiit avataanni (East Greenland) [map]

Other names: Northeast Greenland National Park (East Greenland)

Number of species: 55
Last modified: 2021-07-19
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Brent GooseBranta bernicla
Barnacle GooseBranta leucopsis
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
Snow GooseAnser caerulescens
Pink-footed GooseAnser brachyrhynchus
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalis
King EiderSomateria spectabilis
Common EiderSomateria mollissima
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
MallardAnas platyrhynchosRare/Accidental

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Rock PtarmiganLagopus muta

 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae

Red-throated DiverGavia stellata
Great Northern DiverGavia immer

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Northern FulmarFulmarus glacialis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Grey PloverPluvialis squatarolaRare/Accidental
Eurasian Golden PloverPluvialis apricaria
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red KnotCalidris canutus
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Purple SandpiperCalidris maritima
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollisRare/Accidental
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Grey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae

Atlantic PuffinFratercula arctica
Black GuillemotCepphus grylle
RazorbillAlca tordaRare/Accidental
Little AukAlle alle
Brunnich's GuillemotUria lomvia

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Long-tailed SkuaStercorarius longicaudus
Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticus
Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactyla
Ivory GullPagophila eburnea
Sabine's GullXema sabini
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusRare/Accidental
Ross's GullRhodostethia rosea
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscusRare/Accidental
Iceland GullLarus glaucoides
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
Arctic TernSterna paradisaea

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Snowy OwlBubo scandiacus

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

GyrfalconFalco rusticolus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Common RavenCorvus corax

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

American PipitAnthus rubescens
Meadow PipitAnthus pratensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Common RedpollAcanthis flammea
Arctic RedpollAcanthis hornemanni

 
PASSERIFORMES: Calcariidae

Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Northern WheatearOenanthe oenanthe

 

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