Cuculidae | Cuckoos

Common Cuckoo


Strigidae | True Owls

Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca)
Striated Scops-Owl (Otus brucei)
Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula)

Eurasian Eagle-Owl

Long-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl

Eurasian Scops-Owl

Boreal Owl

Little Owl

Tawny Owl


Caprimulgidae | Nightjars

European Nightjar


Apodidae | Swifts

Common Swift

Alpine Swift

White-throated Needletail


Coraciidae | Rollers

Eurasian Roller

Alcedinidae | Kingfishers

Common Kingfisher

Meropidae | Bee-eaters

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)

European Bee-eater


Upupidae | Hoopoes



Picidae | Woodpeckers

Eurasian Three-Toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus)

Eurasian Wryneck

Great Spotted Woodpecker

White-Winged Woodpecker


Hirundinidae | Swallows

Barn Swallow

Red-rumped Swallow

Northern House Martin

Sand Martin

Pale Sand Martin

Eurasian Crag Martin

Alaudidae | Larks

Hume's Short-toed Lark (Calandrella acustirostris)
Bimaculated Lark (Melanocorypha bimaculata)
White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)
Black Lark (Melanocorypha yeltoniensis)
Oriental Lark (Alauda gulgula)

Crested Lark

Greater Short-toed Lark

Lesser Short-toed Lark

Asian Short-toed Lark

Calandra Lark

Horned Lark

Sky Lark

Motacillidae | Pipits and Wagtails

Yellow Wagtail

Black-headed Wagtail

Citrine Wagtail

Grey Wagtail

White Wagtail

Masked Wagtail

Richard's Pipit

Tawny Pipit

Tree Pipit

Meadow Pipit

Red-throated Pipit

Buff-bellied Pipit

Water Pipit

Laniidae | Shrikes

Isabelline Shrike

Turkestan Shrike

Red-backed Shrike

Long-tailed Shrike

Lesser Grey Shrike

Great Grey Shrike

Steppe Grey Shrike

Oriolidae | Orioles

European Golden Oriole

Indian Golden Oriole

Sturnidae | Starlings

Common Starling

Rosy Starling

Common Mynah

Corvidae | Crows and Jays

Pander's Ground-Jay (Podoces panderi)

Black-Billed Magpie

Spotted Nutcracker

Red-billed Chough

Yellow-billed Chough

Eurasian Jackdaw


Carrion Crow

Hooded Crow

Common Raven

Bombycillidae | Waxwings

Bohemian Waxwing

Cinclidae | Dippers

Eurasian Dipper

Brown Dipper

Troglodytidae | Wrens

Northern Wren

Prunellidae | Accentors

Alpine Accentor

Himalayan Accentor

Brown Accentor

Black-throated Accentor