Personal Project — Bird Families of the World
 

 
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Dromadidae Crab Plover
Crab Plover: 10 Mar 2001 Khor al Beidah, UAE
Glareolidae Coursers & Pratincoles
Double-banded Courser: 26 Nov 1981 Lake Jipe, Kenya
Stercorariidae Skuas & Jaegers
Long-tailed Jaeger: 26 May 2013 off N.C., USA
Alcidae Alcids
Scripps's Murrelet: 14 Aug 2004 Monterey Bay, California
Laridae Gulls, Terns, Skimmers
Ivory Gull: 30 Jun 2013 ice-sheet N of Svalbard
Mesitornithidae Mesites
Subdesert Mesite: 19 Nov 1992 Tulear, Madagascar
Pteroclidae Sandgrouse
Lichtenstein Sandgrouse: 15 Nov 1981 Samburu NP, Kenya
Columbidae Pigeons & Doves
Mindoro Bleeding-Heart: 18 Dec 2005 Mindoro, Philippines
Musophagidae Turacos
Great Blue Turaco: 20 Nov 1981 Kakamega, Kenya
Otididae Bustards
White-quilled Bustard: 18 Jul 2005 Etosha NP, Namibia
Cuculidae Cuckoos & allies
Yellow-throated Cuckoo: 3 Dec 2013 Antwikwaa, Ghana
Caprimulgidae Nightjars
Standard-winged Nightjar (fem): 13 Dec 2013 Mole, Ghana
Steatornithidae Oilbird
Oilbird: 25 Dec 2006 Asa Wright, Trinidad
Nyctibiidae Potoos
Common Potoo: 23 Jul 2010 Rio Claro, Pantanal, Brazil
Podargidae Frogmouths
Tawny Frogmouth: 11 Nov 1983 Wyperfeld NP, Australia
Aegothelidae Owlet-Nightjars
Australian Nightjar: 11 Nov 1983 Wyperfeld NP, Australia
Apodidae Swifts
White-throated Swift: 26 May 2008 Salinas, CA, USA
Hemiprocnidae Treeswifts
Whiskered Treeswift: Aug 2003 Borneo, Malaysia
 
 
 
 
 

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