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BIRDS OF SLOVAKIA



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Birds of Slovenia

Birds of Slovakia 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 Slovakia.

Slovakia 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 Slovakia to raise their young, migrants who pass through Slovakia with the seasons, to wintering birds who like to spend a good part of the winter in Slovakia 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 Slovakia 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 Slovakia 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 Slovakia.

 

BIRDS OF SLOVAKIA

 

Species full name

Birds

SK

 

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 penelope

Eurasian Wigeon

D

 

Anas platyrhynchos

Mallard

D

 

Anas querquedula

Garganey

D

 

Anas strepera

Gadwall

D

 

Anser anser

Greylag Goose

D

 

Anser fabalis

Bean Goose

D

 

Aythya affinis

Lesser Scaup

D

 

Aythya ferina

Common Pochard

D

 

Aythya fuligula

Tufted Duck

D

 

Bucephala clangula

Common Goldeneye

D

 

Cygnus olor

Mute Swan

D

 

Mergellus albellus

Smew

D

 

Netta rufina

Red-crested Pochard

D

 

Dendrocopos leucotos

White-backed Woodpecker

D

 

Dendrocopos major

Great Spotted Woodpecker

D

 

Dendrocopos medius

Middle 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

 

Alcedo atthis

Common Kingfisher

D

 

Cuculus canorus

Common Cuckoo

D

 

Apus apus

Common Swift

D

 

Tyto alba

Barn Owl

D

 

Aegolius funereus

Boreal Owl

D

 

Asio flammeus

Short-eared Owl

D

 

Asio otus

Long-eared Owl

D

 

Athene noctua

Little Owl

D

 

Bubo bubo

Eurasian Eagle-Owl

D

 

Glaucidium passerinum

Eurasian Pygmy-Owl

D

 

Strix aluco

Tawny 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

 

Otis tarda

Great Bustard

D

 

Crex crex

Corn Crake

D

 

Fulica atra

Common Coot

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

 

Scolopax rusticola

Eurasian Woodcock

D

 

Burhinus oedicnemus

Eurasian Thick-knee

D

 

Charadrius dubius

Little Ringed Plover

D

 

Vanellus vanellus

Northern Lapwing

D

 

Chlidonias niger

Black Tern

D

 

Larus ridibundus

Black-headed Gull

D

 

Sterna hirundo

Common Tern

D

 

Accipiter gentilis

Northern Goshawk

D

 

Accipiter nisus

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

D

 

Buteo buteo

Common Buzzard

D

 

Buteo lagopus

Rough-legged Hawk

D

 

Circus aeruginosus

Western Marsh-Harrier

D

 

Circus cyaneus

Northern Harrier

D

 

Circus pygargus

Montagu's Harrier

D

 

Haliaeetus albicilla

White-tailed Eagle

D

 

Milvus migrans

Black Kite

D

 

Milvus milvus

Red Kite

D

 

Pernis apivorus

European Honey-buzzard

D

 

Falco cherrug

Saker Falcon

D

 

Falco columbarius

Merlin

D

 

Falco peregrinus

Peregrine Falcon

D

 

Falco subbuteo

Eurasian Hobby

D

 

Falco tinnunculus

Common Kestrel

D

 

Podiceps cristatus

Great Crested Grebe

D

 

Podiceps nigricollis

Black-necked Grebe

D

 

Tachybaptus ruficollis

Little Grebe

D

 

Ardea cinerea

Grey Heron

D

 

Ardea purpurea

Purple Heron

D

 

Botaurus stellaris

Great Bittern

D

 

Ixobrychus minutus

Little Bittern

D

 

Nycticorax nycticorax

Black-crowned Night-Heron

D

 

Lanius collurio

Red-backed Shrike

D

 

Lanius excubitor

Northern Shrike

D

 

Lanius senator

Woodchat Shrike

D

 

Corvus corax

Common Raven

D

 

Corvus corone

Carrion Crow

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 albicollis

Collared Flycatcher

D

 

Ficedula hypoleuca

European Pied Flycatcher

D

 

Ficedula parva

Red-breasted Flycatcher

D

 

Luscinia megarhynchos

Common Nightingale

D

 

Luscinia svecica

Bluethroat

D

 

Monticola saxatilis

Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush

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

 

Saxicola torquata

Common Stonechat

D

 

Turdus iliacus

Redwing

D

 

Turdus merula

Eurasian Blackbird

D

 

Turdus philomelos

Song Thrush

D

 

Turdus pilaris

Fieldfare

D

 

Turdus torquatus

Ring Ouzel

D

 

Turdus viscivorus

Mistle Thrush

D

 

Sturnus vulgaris

Common Starling

D

 

Sitta europaea

Wood Nuthatch

D

 

Certhia brachydactyla

Short-toed Tree-Creeper

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

 

Remiz pendulinus

Eurasian Penduline-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 ignicapillus

Firecrest

D

 

Regulus regulus

Goldcrest

D

 

Acrocephalus arundinaceus

Great Reed-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

 

Panurus biarmicus

Bearded Parrotbill

D

 

Phylloscopus bonelli

Western Bonelli's Warbler

D

 

Phylloscopus collybita

Eurasian Chiffchaff

D

 

Phylloscopus sibilatrix

Wood Warbler

D

 

Phylloscopus trochilus

Willow Warbler

D

 

Sylvia atricapilla

Blackcap

D

 

Sylvia borin

Garden Warbler

D

 

Sylvia communis

Common Whitethroat

D

 

Sylvia curruca

Lesser Whitethroat

D

 

Sylvia nisoria

Barred Warbler

D

 

Alauda arvensis

Sky Lark

D

 

Galerida cristata

Crested Lark

D

 

Lullula arborea

Wood Lark

D

 

Anthus campestris

Tawny Pipit

D

 

Anthus pratensis

Meadow Pipit

D

 

Anthus spinoletta

Water Pipit

D

 

Anthus trivialis

Tree Pipit

D

 

Motacilla alba

White Wagtail

D

 

Motacilla cinerea

Grey Wagtail

D

 

Motacilla flava

Yellow Wagtail

D

 

Passer domesticus

House Sparrow

D

 

Passer montanus

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

D

 

Prunella collaris

Alpine Accentor

D

 

Prunella modularis

Hedge Accentor

D

 

Coccothraustes coccothraustes

Hawfinch

D

 

Fringilla coelebs

Chaffinch

D

 

Fringilla montifringilla

Brambling

D

 

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

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

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

 

 

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