Personal Project — Bird Families of the World

a web page by Don Roberson
Rallidae Rails
Ridgway's Rail: 2 Feb 1979 San Francisco Bay, USA

Families seen but not photographed:

Psophiidae Trumpeters

Aramidae Limpkin
Limpkin: 5 Aug 1999 Pantanal, Brazil
Gruidae Cranes
Black-necked Crane: 21 Jun 2004 Qinghai, China
Burhinidae Thick-knees
Spotted Thick-knee: 3 Jul 2005 Simontown, South Africa

Charadriidae Plovers
Southern Lapwing: 22 Jul 2010 Rio Cuiaba, Brazil

Haematopodidae Oystercatchers
Black Oystercatcher: 26 Jul 2014 Pebble Beach, California
Recurvirostridae Stilts & Avocets
Black-necked Stilt: 16 Jun 2006 Salinas, California
Ibidorhynchidae Ibisbill
Ibisbill: 13 Mar 2001 Kosi River, India
Chionidae Sheathbills
Snowy Sheathbill: 2 Jul 2005 Cape Town, South Africa

Families not seen:

Pluvianellidae Magellanic Plover

Pluvianidae Egyptian Plover
Egyptian Plover: 15 Dec 2013 Volta River, Ghana
Pedionomidae Plains-wanderer
Plains-wanderer: 31 Dec 1997 Conargo, NSW, Australia

Families seen but not photographed:

Thinocoridae Seedsnipes

Rostratulidae Painted-snipes
Greater Painted-snipe: 5 Aug 2002 Tarangire NP, Tanzania
Jacanidae Jaçanas
Wattled Jaçana: 21 Jul 2010 Pantanal, Brazil
Scolopacidae Sandpipers & allies
Buff-breasted Sandpiper: 28 Aug 2006 Pacific Grove, CA

Families seen but not photographed:

Turnicidae Buttonquails




  page created 18 Mar 2014, revised 21 Mar 2016  
all text & photos © Don Roberson, except as otherwise indicated; all rights reserved