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This checklist includes all bird species found in Izumo (former) , 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: Izumo (former) [map]

Other names: 出雲市

Description: Merged into the expanded city of Izumo with the town of Hikawa in 2011

Number of species: 177
Number of globally threatened species: 7
Number of introduced species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2018-05-26
Last modified: 2022-10-22
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Mute SwanCygnus olorIntroduced species
Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
Whooper SwanCygnus cygnus
Brent GooseBranta bernicla
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
Black ScoterMelanitta americana
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
SmewMergellus albellus
GoosanderMergus merganser
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicus
Common ShelduckTadorna tadorna
Common PochardAythya ferina
Tufted DuckAythya fuligula
Greater ScaupAythya marila
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
Baikal TealSibirionetta formosa
Falcated DuckMareca falcata
GadwallMareca strepera
Eurasian WigeonMareca penelope
Chinese Spot-billed DuckAnas zonorhyncha
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Common TealAnas crecca
Mandarin DuckAix galericulata

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Chinese Bamboo PartridgeBambusicola thoracicusIntroduced species
Green PheasantPhasianus versicolorEndemic (country/region)

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus
Slavonian GrebePodiceps auritus
Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollis

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Oriental Turtle DoveStreptopelia orientalis
White-bellied Green PigeonTreron sieboldii

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Fork-tailed SwiftApus pacificus

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Common CuckooCuculus canorus
Oriental CuckooCuculus optatus
Lesser CuckooCuculus poliocephalus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Eastern Water RailRallus indicus
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Common CootFulica atra

 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae

Hooded CraneGrus monacha

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Streaked ShearwaterCalonectris leucomelas

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Striated HeronButorides striata
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Pacific Reef EgretEgretta sacra

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia
Black-faced SpoonbillPlatalea minor

 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Pelagic CormorantPhalacrocorax pelagicus
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Japanese CormorantPhalacrocorax capillatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
Long-billed PloverCharadrius placidus
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
Northern LapwingVanellus vanellus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata
Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensis
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Eurasian WoodcockScolopax rusticola
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Common RedshankTringa totanus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae

Rhinoceros AukletCerorhinca monocerata
Spectacled GuillemotCepphus carbo
Ancient MurreletSynthliboramphus antiquus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Saunders's GullSaundersilarus saundersi
Black-tailed GullLarus crassirostris
Mew GullLarus canus
American Herring GullLarus smithsonianus
Slaty-backed GullLarus schistisagus
Little TernSternula albifrons

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Eastern Marsh HarrierCircus spilonotus
Japanese SparrowhawkAccipiter gularis
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Grey-faced BuzzardButastur indicus
Japanese BuzzardButeo japonicus

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Northern BoobookNinox japonica
Northern Long-eared OwlAsio otus
Ural OwlStrix uralensis

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Japanese WoodpeckerPicus awokeraEndemic (country/region)
Japanese Pygmy WoodpeckerDendrocopos kizuki
White-backed WoodpeckerDendrocopos leucotos
Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos major

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Common KestrelFalco tinnunculus
MerlinFalco columbarius
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

Ashy MinivetPericrocotus divaricatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Bull-headed ShrikeLanius bucephalus
Brown ShrikeLanius cristatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Eurasian JayGarrulus glandarius
Eurasian NutcrackerNucifraga caryocatactes
Daurian JackdawCorvus dauuricus
RookCorvus frugilegus
Carrion CrowCorvus corone
Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

Japanese Paradise-flycatcherTerpsiphone atrocaudata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Prunellidae

Japanese AccentorPrunella rubida

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

Russet SparrowPasser cinnamomeus
Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoni
American PipitAnthus rubescens
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinerea
Japanese Pied WagtailMotacilla grandis
White WagtailMotacilla alba

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

BramblingFringilla montifringilla
HawfinchCoccothraustes coccothraustes
Japanese GrosbeakEophona personata
Long-tailed RosefinchCarpodacus sibiricus
Eurasian BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhula
Grey-capped GreenfinchChloris sinica
Eurasian SiskinSpinus spinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Chestnut-eared BuntingEmberiza fucata
Meadow BuntingEmberiza cioides
Yellow-throated BuntingSchoeniclus elegans
Eurasian Reed BuntingSchoeniclus schoeniclus
Black-faced BuntingSchoeniclus spodocephala
Rustic BuntingSchoeniclus rusticus
Grey BuntingSchoeniclus variabilis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Coal TitPeriparus ater
Varied TitSittiparus varius
Willow TitPoecile montanus
Cinereous TitParus cinereus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Eurasian Sky LarkAlauda arvensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Black-browed Reed WarblerAcrocephalus bistrigiceps
Oriental Reed WarblerAcrocephalus orientalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Asian House MartinDelichon dasypus
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae

Brown-eared BulbulHypsipetes amaurotis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae

Eastern Crowned Leaf WarblerSeicercus coronatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Scotocercidae

Asian StubtailUrosphena squameiceps
Japanese Bush WarblerHorornis diphone
Manchurian Bush WarblerHorornis canturians

 
PASSERIFORMES: Aegithalidae

Long-tailed TitAegithalos caudatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae

Japanese White-eyeZosterops japonicus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Regulidae

GoldcrestRegulus regulus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Bombycillidae

Bohemian WaxwingBombycilla garrulus
Japanese WaxwingBombycilla japonica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

Eurasian NuthatchSitta europaea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

Eurasian WrenTroglodytes troglodytes

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Common StarlingSturnus vulgaris
White-cheeked StarlingSpodiopsar cineraceus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cinclidae

Brown DipperCinclus pallasii

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
Blue-and-white FlycatcherCyanoptila cyanomelana
Japanese RobinLarvivora akahige
Siberian Blue RobinLarvivora cyane
Red-flanked BluetailTarsiger cyanurus
Narcissus FlycatcherFicedula narcissina
Daurian RedstartPhoenicurus auroreus
Blue Rock ThrushMonticola solitarius

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

White's ThrushZoothera aurea
Japanese ThrushTurdus cardis
Eyebrowed ThrushTurdus obscurus
Pale ThrushTurdus pallidus
Naumann's ThrushTurdus naumanniRare/Accidental
Dusky ThrushTurdus eunomus

 

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