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Systematic List of birds recorded within 5 km radius of Lotan (updated in June 2001)

Key to Status

R Common resident seen on most days,
r scarce resident, not seen every day.
B Common breeder
b scarce breeder (only 1-2 pairs), fb former breeder not confirmed since 1995.
S regular spring migrant
s scarce spring migrant, but more than five records.
A regular autumn migrant
a scarce autumn migrant, but more than five records.
v vagrant, less than five records (1995-2001). Season indicated by s, a, w.
E known from historical records before inception of Lotan in 1983, now considered extinct

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Common Name Latin Name Status Check
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo vs
White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus va
Bittern Botaurus stellaris vs
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus sa
Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax SA
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Sa
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis SAW
Little Egret Egretta garzetta SA
Great Egret Egretta alba sa
Grey Heron Ardea cinera SA
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea SA
Black Stork Ciconia nigra SA
White Stork Ciconia ciconia SA
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Sa
Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia vs
Shelduck Tadorna tadorna va
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Sa
Gadwall Anas strepera Sa
Garganey Anas querquela SA
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca SAW
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos SAW
Northern Pintail Anas acuta SAw
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata SAw
Tufted Duck Aythea fulgila vs
Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus Sa
Crested Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus s
Black Kite Milvus migrans SAW
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus SaB
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus sa
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus vs
Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus SAw
Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus SAw
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus saW
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus saw
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus Sa
Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus SAW
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes Sa
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis va
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo SAw
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus SAWr
Great Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga vs
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina sm
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis SAw
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca saW
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos vs
Booted Eagle Hireaaetus pennatus Sa
Bonelli's Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus r
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Sa
Lesser Kestrel Falco naunanni Sa
Kestrel Falco tinnunculus R
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus sa
Merlin Falco columarius sa
Hobby Falco subbuteo Sa
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae sa
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor sab
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus sW
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus sa w
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides RB
Chukar Alectoris chukar RB
Sand Partridge Ammoperdix heyi RB
Quail Coturnix coturnix Sa
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana vs
Little Crake Porzana parva Sa
Corn Crake Crex crex s
Moorhen Gallinula chloropus saw
Coot Fulica atra saW
Common Crane Grus grus sA
Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata fb, E
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus SA
Stone Curlew Burhinus oedicnemus RBW
Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor vs, fb
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola s
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni sa
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius SA
Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula SAw
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus vsa
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus vs
Spur-winged Plover Vanellus spinosus RB
White-tailed Plover Vanellus leucurus vs
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus saw
Little Stint Calidris minuta SAw
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii sa
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea sa
Dunlin Calidris alpina SAw
Ruff Philomachus pugnax SAw
Jack Snipe Lymnocrptes minimus va
Snipe Gallinago gallinago SAw
Curlew Numenius arquata vs
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus sa
Redshank Tringa totanus SAw
Greenshank Tringa nebularia Sa
Green Sandpiper Tringa ocropus SAW
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola SA
Common Sandpiper Tringa hypoleucos SA
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus s
Baltic Gull Larus fuscus s
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica s
Common Tern Sterna hirundo vs
Little Tern Sterna albifrons vs
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus va
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus sa
Crowned Sandgrouse Pterocles coronatus r
Rock Dove Columba livia R
Stock Dove Columba oenas sa
Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus vs
Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto RW
Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Sa
Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis va
Laughing Dove Strep senegalensis R
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis rb
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius Saw
Cuckoo Cuculus canorus sa
Barn Owl Tyto alba w
Straied Scops Owl Otus brucei w
Scops Owl Otus scops Sa
Eagle Owl Bubo bubo r
Little Owl Athene noctua vw
Long-eared Owl Asio otus w
Short-eared Owl Asio fammeus vs
Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus sA
Swift Apus apus S
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus Sa
Alpine Swift Apus melba S
Little Swift Apus affinis s
White-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis vw
Kingfisher Alcedo atthis vs
Little Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis R
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus Sa
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster SA
Roller Coracias garrulus sa
Hoopoe Upupa epops SAb
Wryneck Jynx torquilla SA
Bar-tailed Lark Ammomanes cincturus rb
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti R
Hoopoe Lark Alaemon alaudipes aw, fb
Thick-billed Lark Rhamphocorus clotbey vs
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra vs
Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata Sa
Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla SAw
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens saw
Crested Lark Galrida cristata RA
Woodlark Lullula arborea va
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis saW
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula aw
Temminck's Horned Lark Eremophila bilopha Sa
Sand Martin Riparia riparia SA
Rock Martin Polyonoprogne fuligula RB
Crag Martin Polyonoprogne rupestris S
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica SA
Red -rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica Sa
House Martin Delichon urbica Sa
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi a
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris SA
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis SA
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis sAW
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus SAW
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta SAW
Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens va
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava il SAw
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola sa
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea vaw
White Wagtail Motacilla alba SAW
Yellow-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus xanthopygos R
Radde’s Accentor Prunella ocularis va
Rufous Bush Robin Cercotrichas galactotes SBa
Black Bush Robin Cercotrichas podobe vs
Robin Erithacus rubela Aw
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia S
Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos S
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica SAW
White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis vs
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros sAW
Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus SA
Blackstart Cercomela melanura RB
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra Sa
Stonechat Saxicola torquata sAW
Pied Stonechat Saxicola caprata va
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina SAw
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Sa
Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca vsa
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica SA
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti AW
Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii vw
Mourning Wheatear Oennathe lugens rW
Hooded Wheatear Oenanthe monacha RB
White-crowned Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga RB
Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis s
Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius saw
Blackbird Turdus merula vaw
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris aw
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos sAw
Redwing Turdus iliacus vw
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis RB
Scrub Warbler Scotocerca inquieta RB
River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis vs
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides sa
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Sa
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris s
Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus Sa
Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus s
Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida Sa
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida vs
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum s
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina vs
Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata aw
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans s
Menetries's Warbler Sylvia mystacea vs
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala sAW
Cyprus Warbler Sylvia melanothorax Saw
Ruppell's Warbler Sylvia rueppelli S
Desert Warbler Sylvia nana sw
Arabian Warbler Sylvia leucomelaena rb
Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis Sa
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria Sa
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca SAw
Whitethroat Sylvia communis Sa
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin Sa
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla SAw
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus vw
Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei va
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus va
Eastern Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis S
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix s
Mountain Chiffchaff Phylloscopus lorenzii va
Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita SAW
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus sa
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata SA
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva a, vs
Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata s
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis s
Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca s
Arabian Babbler Turdoides squamiceps RB
Palestine Sunbird Nectarinia osea RB
Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus S
Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus vs
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio SA
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor s
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis RB
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator Sa
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus Sa
House Crow Corvus splendens vsa
Hooded Crow Corvus splendens vs
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis RB
Fan-tailed Raven Corvus rhipidurus sa
Tristram's Grackle Onychognathus tristramii sa
Starling Sturnus vulgaris saw
Rose-coloured Starling Sturnus roseus vs
House Sparrow Passer domesticus RB
Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis SAW
Dead Sea Sparrow Passer moabiticus aw, rb
Pale Rock Sparrow Carpospiza brachydactyla s
Indian Silverbill Lonchura malabarica saw
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs AWs
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla aw
Serin Serinus serinus va
Syrian Serin Serinus syriacus sa
Greenfinch Carduelis chloris Aws, r
Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis aw, rb
Siskin Carduelis spinus saw
Linnet Carduelis cannabina aWs
Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta AWs, rb
Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus Rb
Sinai Rosefinch Carpodacus synoicus w, r ?
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes vsa
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella vs
Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos va
Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea s
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana S
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia S
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala s
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus va
Corn Bunting Miliaria calandra AWs

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