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Bird Species in Israel - Order Charadriiformes

Taxonomic Classification
Kingdom:Animalia(Animals)
Phylum:Chordata(Vertebrates)
Class:Aves(Birds)
Order: Charadriiformes

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FamilyGenus - speciesCommon nameThumbnail
BurhinidaeBurhinus oedicnemusStone Curlew 
CharadriidaeCharadrius alexandrinusKentish Plover 
CharadriidaeCharadrius asiaticusCaspian Plover 
CharadriidaeCharadrius dubiusLittle Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius 
CharadriidaeCharadrius hiaticulaCommon Ringed Plover 
CharadriidaeCharadrius leschenaultiiGreater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii 
CharadriidaeCharadrius mongolusMongolian Plover 
CharadriidaeCharadrius pecuariusKittlitz's Plover 
CharadriidaeEudromias morinellusEurasian Dotterel 
CharadriidaePluvialis apricariaEurasian Golden-Plover 
CharadriidaePluvialis fulvaPacific Golden-Plover 
CharadriidaePluvialis squatarolaGrey Plover 
CharadriidaeVanellus gregariusSociable Lapwing 
CharadriidaeVanellus indicusRed-wattled Lapwing 
CharadriidaeVanellus leucurusWhite-tailed LapwingVanellus leucurus 
CharadriidaeVanellus spinosusSpur-winged LapwingVanellus spinosus 
CharadriidaeVanellus tectusBlack-headed Lapwing 
CharadriidaeVanellus vanellusNorthern Lapwing 
DromadidaeDromas ardeolaCrab Plover 
GlareolidaeCursorius cursorCream-colored Courser 
GlareolidaeGlareola nordmanniBlack-winged Pratincole 
GlareolidaeGlareola pratincolaCollared Pratincole 
HaematopodidaeHaematopus ostralegusEurasian Oystercatcher 
LaridaeLarus argentatusHerring Gull 
LaridaeLarus armenicusArmenian GullLarus armenicus 
LaridaeLarus audouiniiAudouin's Gull 
LaridaeLarus brunnicephalusBrown-headed Gull 
LaridaeLarus cachinnansYellow-legged Gull 
LaridaeLarus canusMew Gull 
LaridaeLarus cirrocephalusGrey-headed Gull 
LaridaeLarus fuscusLesser Black-backed Gull 
LaridaeLarus geneiSlender-billed Gull 
LaridaeLarus hemprichiiSooty Gull 
LaridaeLarus heugliniSiberian/Heuglin's Gull 
LaridaeLarus hyperboreusGlaucous Gull 
LaridaeLarus ichthyaetusGreat Black-headed GullLarus ichthyaetus 
LaridaeLarus leucophthalmusWhite-eyed GullLarus leucophthalmus 
LaridaeLarus marinusGreat Black-backed Gull 
LaridaeLarus melanocephalusMediterranean Gull 
LaridaeLarus minutusLittle Gull 
LaridaeLarus ridibundusCommon Black-headed Gull 
LaridaeRissa tridactylaBlack-legged Kittiwake 
LaridaeXema sabiniSabine's Gull 
RecurvirostridaeHimantopus himantopusBlack-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus 
RecurvirostridaeRecurvirostra avosettaPied Avocet 
RostratulidaeRostratula benghalensisGreater Painted-snipe 
RynchopidaeRynchops flavirostrisAfrican Skimmer 
ScolopacidaeArenaria interpresRuddy Turnstone 
ScolopacidaeCalidris albaSanderling 
ScolopacidaeCalidris alpinaDunlin 
ScolopacidaeCalidris canutusRed Knot 
ScolopacidaeCalidris ferrugineaCurlew Sandpiper 
ScolopacidaeCalidris melanotosPectoral Sandpiper 
ScolopacidaeCalidris minutaLittle StintCalidris minuta 
ScolopacidaeCalidris pusillaSemipalmated Sandpiper 
ScolopacidaeCalidris subminutaLong-toed Stint 
ScolopacidaeCalidris temminckiiTemminck's Stint 
ScolopacidaeCalidris tenuirostrisGreat Knot 
ScolopacidaeGallinago gallinagoCommon Snipe 
ScolopacidaeGallinago mediaGreat Snipe 
ScolopacidaeGallinago megalaSwinhoe's Snipe 
ScolopacidaeGallinago stenuraPintail Snipe 
ScolopacidaeLimicola falcinellusBroad-billed Sandpiper 
ScolopacidaeLimnodromus scolopaceusLong-billed Dowitcher 
ScolopacidaeLimosa lapponicaBar-tailed Godwit 
ScolopacidaeLimosa limosaBlack-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa 
ScolopacidaeLymnocryptes minimusJack Snipe 
ScolopacidaeNumenius arquataEurasian Curlew 
ScolopacidaeNumenius phaeopusWhimbrel 
ScolopacidaeNumenius tenuirostrisSlender-billed Curlew 
ScolopacidaePhalaropus fulicariaRed Phalarope 
ScolopacidaePhalaropus lobatusRed-necked Phalarope 
ScolopacidaePhilomachus pugnaxRuffPhilomachus pugnax 
ScolopacidaeScolopax rusticolaEurasian Woodcock 
ScolopacidaeTringa cinereaTerek Sandpiper 
ScolopacidaeTringa erythropusSpotted Redshank 
ScolopacidaeTringa flavipesLesser Yellowlegs 
ScolopacidaeTringa glareolaWood Sandpiper 
ScolopacidaeTringa hypoleucosCommon Sandpiper 
ScolopacidaeTringa nebulariaCommon Greenshank 
ScolopacidaeTringa ochropusGreen Sandpiper 
ScolopacidaeTringa stagnatilisMarsh Sandpiper 
ScolopacidaeTringa totanusCommon Redshank 
StercorariidaeCatharacta maccormickiSouth Polar Skua 
StercorariidaeCatharacta skuaGreat Skua 
StercorariidaeStercorarius longicaudusLong-tailed Jaeger 
StercorariidaeStercorarius parasiticusParasitic Jaeger 
StercorariidaeStercorarius pomarinusPomarine Jaeger 
SternidaeChlidonias hybridusWhiskered Tern 
SternidaeChlidonias leucopterusWhite-winged Tern 
SternidaeChlidonias nigerBlack Tern 
SternidaeSterna albifronsLittle Tern 
SternidaeSterna anaethetusBridled Tern 
SternidaeSterna bengalensisLesser Crested-Tern 
SternidaeSterna bergiiGreat Crested-Tern 
SternidaeSterna caspiaCaspian Tern 
SternidaeSterna dougalliiRoseate Tern 
SternidaeSterna fuscataSooty Tern 
SternidaeSterna hirundoCommon Tern 
SternidaeSterna niloticaGull-billed Tern 
SternidaeSterna paradisaeaArctic Tern 
SternidaeSterna repressaWhite-cheeked Tern 
SternidaeSterna sandvicensisSandwich Tern 
SternidaeSterna saundersiSaunders's Tern