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BIRDS OF LITHUANIA



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Birds of Lithuania

Birds of Lithuania coded for abundance, breeding, migration, wintering, endemic, rare, etc.; 2000 pages on birds, nature, birdwatching, where to go birding, birds and nature pictures, nature conservation, equipment, bird feeding, etc. Welcome to the bird list of Lithuania.

Lithuania is home to an impressive number of species of birds that vary from residents, that stay all year around, to breeding birds, that spend a good part of the growing season in Lithuania to raise their young, migrants who pass through Lithuania with the seasons, to wintering birds who like to spend a good part of the winter in Lithuania to escape colder conditions up north. While many species of birds are relatively common as they are part of the ecosystems of the state, it is always a thrill to stumble upon a rare bird or vagrant, that does not really form part of any the Lithuania ecosystems. Maybe it got lost during its travels between its summer and winter residence or it got displaced by bad weather.

Among the species of the checklist of the birds of Lithuania you can find  waterfowl and wading birds, a large suite of song birds, raptors, game birds, swifts and nighthawks, etc., many of which occupy several ecosystems simultaneously, as they fly to and from forests, meadows, shorelines of waters, cities and and urban green spaces. At Birdlist, we have developed a coding system that can help you predict when you may expect a certain species, with a code for seasonality, such as resident, nesting, wintering, etc. A code for abundance will give you a clue on the likelihood that you may actually see a certain species of bird. As we progressed with the coding, we realized that there should be a differentiation in the coding for "common", such as less common, common and very common birds. However, this would require reliable quantative data, which for most states, are not revealed by the commission of bird records. We hope to provide those in the future. In the meantime, enjoy the current checklist of the birds of Lithuania.

National bird: White Stork

National Bird of Lithuania: White Stork

 

 

 

BIRDS OF LITHUANIA

 

Species full name

Birds

LT

 

Bonasa bonasia

Hazel Grouse

D

 

Coturnix coturnix

Common Quail

D

 

Perdix perdix

Grey Partridge

D

 

Phasianus colchicus

Common Pheasant

D

 

Tetrao tetrix

Black Grouse

D

 

Tetrao urogallus

Western Capercaillie

D

 

Anas acuta

Northern Pintail

D

 

Anas clypeata

Northern Shoveler

D

 

Anas crecca

Common Teal

D

 

Anas platyrhynchos

Mallard

D

 

Anas querquedula

Garganey

D

 

Anas strepera

Gadwall

D

 

Anser anser

Greylag Goose

D

 

Aythya affinis

Lesser Scaup

D

 

Aythya ferina

Common Pochard

D

 

Aythya fuligula

Tufted Duck

D

 

Bucephala clangula

Common Goldeneye

D

 

Clangula hyemalis

Long-tailed Duck

D

 

Cygnus cygnus

Whooper Swan

D

 

Cygnus olor

Mute Swan

D

 

Polysticta stelleri

Steller's Eider

D

 

Tadorna tadorna

Common Shelduck

D

 

Dendrocopos leucotos

White-backed Woodpecker

D

 

Dendrocopos major

Great Spotted Woodpecker

D

 

Dendrocopos minor

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

D

 

Dryocopus martius

Black Woodpecker

D

 

Jynx torquilla

Eurasian Wryneck

D

 

Picoides tridactylus

Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker

D

 

Picus canus

Grey-faced Woodpecker

D

 

Picus viridis

Eurasian Green Woodpecker

D

 

Upupa epops

Eurasian Hoopoe

D

 

Coracias garrulus

European Roller

D

 

Alcedo atthis

Common Kingfisher

D

 

Cuculus canorus

Common Cuckoo

D

 

Apus apus

Common Swift

D

 

Aegolius funereus

Boreal Owl

D

 

Asio otus

Long-eared Owl

D

 

Glaucidium passerinum

Eurasian Pygmy-Owl

D

 

Strix aluco

Tawny Owl

D

 

Strix uralensis

Ural Owl

D

 

Surnia ulula

Northern Hawk Owl

D

 

Caprimulgus europaeus

Eurasian Nightjar

D

 

Columba oenas

Stock Pigeon

D

 

Columba palumbus

Common Wood-Pigeon

D

 

Streptopelia decaocto

Eurasian Collared-Dove

D

 

Streptopelia turtur

European Turtle-Dove

D

 

Grus grus

Common Crane

D

 

Crex crex

Corn Crake

D

 

Fulica atra

Common Coot

D

 

Gallinula chloropus

Common Moorhen

D

 

Porzana parva

Little Crake

D

 

Porzana porzana

Spotted Crake

D

 

Rallus aquaticus

Water Rail

D

 

Actitis hypoleucos

Common Sandpiper

D

 

Calidris alpina

Dunlin

D

 

Gallinago gallinago

Common Snipe

D

 

Limosa limosa

Black-tailed Godwit

D

 

Numenius arquata

Eurasian Curlew

D

 

Philomachus pugnax

Ruff

D

 

Scolopax rusticola

Eurasian Woodcock

D

 

Tringa glareola

Wood Sandpiper

D

 

Tringa ochropus

Green Sandpiper

D

 

Tringa totanus

Common Redshank

D

 

Charadrius dubius

Little Ringed Plover

D

 

Charadrius hiaticula

Common Ringed Plover

D

 

Pluvialis apricaria

European Golden-Plover

D

 

Vanellus vanellus

Northern Lapwing

D

 

Chlidonias niger

Black Tern

D

 

Larus canus

Common Gull

D

 

Larus marinus

Great Black-backed Gull

D

 

Larus minutus

Little Gull

D

 

Larus ridibundus

Black-headed Gull

D

 

Sterna albifrons

Little Tern

D

 

Sterna hirundo

Common Tern

D

 

Accipiter gentilis @488

Northern Goshawk

D

 

Accipiter nisus

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

D

 

Aquila pomarina

Lesser Spotted Eagle

D

 

Buteo buteo

Common Buzzard

D

 

Buteo lagopus

Rough-legged Hawk

D

 

Circus aeruginosus

Western Marsh-Harrier

D

 

Circus cyaneus

Northern Harrier

D

 

Haliaeetus albicilla

White-tailed Eagle

D

 

Milvus migrans

Black Kite

D

 

Pandion haliaetus

Osprey

D

 

Pernis apivorus

European Honey-buzzard

D

 

Falco subbuteo

Eurasian Hobby

D

 

Falco tinnunculus

Common Kestrel

D

 

Podiceps auritus

Horned Grebe

D

 

Podiceps cristatus

Great Crested Grebe

D

 

Podiceps grisegena

Red-necked Grebe

D

 

Podiceps nigricollis

Black-necked Grebe

D

 

Tachybaptus ruficollis

Little Grebe

D

 

Phalacrocorax carbo

Great Cormorant

D

 

Ardea cinerea

Grey Heron

D

 

Botaurus stellaris

Great Bittern

D

 

Ixobrychus minutus

Little Bittern

D

 

Nycticorax nycticorax

Black-crowned Night-Heron

D

 

Ciconia ciconia

White Stork

D

 

Ciconia nigra

Black Stork

D

 

Lanius collurio

Red-backed Shrike

D

 

Lanius excubitor

Northern Shrike

D

 

Corvus corax

Common Raven

D

 

Corvus frugilegus

Rook

D

 

Corvus monedula

Eurasian Jackdaw

D

 

Garrulus glandarius

Eurasian Jay

D

 

Nucifraga caryocatactes

Spotted Nutcracker

D

 

Oriolus oriolus

Eurasian Golden-Oriole

D

 

Pica pica

Black-billed Magpie

D

 

Bombycilla garrulus

Bohemian Waxwing

D

 

Cinclus cinclus

White-throated Dipper

D

 

Erithacus rubecula

European Robin

D

 

Ficedula hypoleuca

European Pied Flycatcher

D

 

Ficedula parva

Red-breasted Flycatcher

D

 

Luscinia luscinia

Thrush Nightingale

D

 

Luscinia svecica

Bluethroat

D

 

Muscicapa striata

Spotted Flycatcher

D

 

Oenanthe oenanthe

Northern Wheatear

D

 

Phoenicurus ochruros

Black Redstart

D

 

Phoenicurus phoenicurus

Common Redstart

D

 

Saxicola rubetra

Whinchat

D

 

Turdus iliacus

Redwing

D

 

Turdus merula

Eurasian Blackbird

D

 

Turdus philomelos

Song Thrush

D

 

Turdus pilaris

Fieldfare

D

 

Turdus viscivorus

Mistle Thrush

D

 

Sturnus vulgaris

Common Starling

D

 

Sitta europaea

Wood Nuthatch

D

 

Certhia familiaris

Eurasian Tree-Creeper

D

 

Troglodytes troglodytes

Winter Wren

D

 

Cyanistes caeruleus

European Blue Tit

D

 

Lophophanes cristatus

Crested Tit

D

 

Parus major

Great Tit

D

 

Periparus ater

Coal Tit

D

 

Poecile montanus

Willow Tit

D

 

Poecile palustris

Marsh Tit

D

 

Aegithalos caudatus

Long-tailed Tit

D

 

Delichon urbica

Northern House-Martin

D

 

Hirundo rustica

Barn Swallow

D

 

Riparia riparia

Sand Martin

D

 

Regulus regulus

Goldcrest

D

 

Acrocephalus arundinaceus

Great Reed-Warbler

D

 

Acrocephalus dumetorum

Blyth's Reed-Warbler

D

 

Acrocephalus paludicola

Aquatic Warbler

D

 

Acrocephalus palustris

Marsh Warbler

D

 

Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

Sedge Warbler

D

 

Acrocephalus scirpaceus

Eurasian Reed-Warbler

D

 

Hippolais icterina

Icterine Warbler

D

 

Locustella fluviatilis

Eurasian River Warbler

D

 

Locustella luscinioides

Savi's Warbler

D

 

Locustella naevia

Common Grasshopper-Warbler

D

 

Phylloscopus collybita

Eurasian Chiffchaff

D

 

Phylloscopus sibilatrix

Wood Warbler

D

 

Phylloscopus trochiloides

Greenish Warbler

D

 

Phylloscopus trochilus

Willow Warbler

D

 

Sylvia atricapilla

Blackcap

D

 

Sylvia borin

Garden Warbler

D

 

Sylvia communis

Greater Whitethroat

D

 

Sylvia curruca

Lesser Whitethroat

D

 

Sylvia nisoria

Barred Warbler

D

 

Alauda arvensis

Sky Lark

D

 

Lullula arborea

Wood Lark

D

 

Anthus campestris

Tawny Pipit

D

 

Anthus pratensis

Meadow Pipit

D

 

Anthus trivialis

Tree Pipit

D

 

Motacilla alba

White Wagtail

D

 

Motacilla flava

Yellow Wagtail

D

 

Passer domesticus

House Sparrow

D

 

Passer montanus

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

D

 

Prunella modularis

Hedge Accentor

D

 

Coccothraustes coccothraustes

Hawfinch

D

 

Fringilla coelebs

Chaffinch

D

 

Thank you for visiting Nature Worldwide on Lithuania. In this linked net of country pages you can find lists of birds, nature, mammals and national parks. Birds of Lithuania provides a checklist of the birds of Lithuania. It is a complete birdlist or bird list listing all the birds of Lithuania in ornithological taxonomic order. In Nature of Lithuania you can find nature related websites, like on birding, birdwatching, general ornithology, nature, nature conservation, national parks, protected areas, nature reserves, etc. In Mammals of Lithuania you can find the list of the mammals of Lithuania in taxonomic order. National parks, Nature reserves and Protected areas of Lithuania provides you with list of all the national parks and other protected areas of Lithuania.  Click on the following links for our web pages on Lithuania.

http://www.birdlist.org/lithuania.htm http://www.nature-worldwide.info/lithuania.htm

http://www.mammals-worldwide.info/lithuania.htm http://www.nationalparks-worldwide.info/lithuania.htm

 

 

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