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Oman Bird List, Edition 7 is out!

The latest on birds and birdwatching

in the Sultanate of Oman

Now 516 species on the Oman Bird List

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Updated 16 April 2014

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Updated 18 January 2014*

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Abdim's Stork      African Paradise Flycatcher      African Silverbill      Amur Falcon      Arabian Babbler      Arabian Golden-winged Grosbeak      Arabian Scops Owl      Baillon's Crake      Bar-tailed Godwit      Bay-backed Shrike      Black- backed Citrine Wagtail      Black-crowned Night Heron      Black Drongo      Black-headed Bunting      Black-headed Gull      Black-winged Stilt      Blue-cheeked Bee-eater      Blue Rock Thrush      Bluethroat      Bonelli's Eagle      Bridled Tern      Brown-necked Raven      Bruce's Green Pigeon      Caspian Plover      Chukar Partridge      Cinereous Vulture      Cinnamon-breasted Bunting      Citrine Wagtail      Collared Pratincole      Common Crane      Common Cuckoo      Common Greenshank      Common Kestrel      Common Nightingale      Common Quail      Common Redshank      Common Rock Thrush      Common Sandpiper      Common Snipe      Common Tern      Common Whitethroat      Crab-plover      Crested Lark      Crowned Sandgrouse      Curlew Sandpiper      Demoiselle Crane      Desert Wheatear      Diamond Dove      Diederik Cuckoo      Dunlin      Eastern Imperial Eagle      Eastern Olivaceous Warbler      Eastern Orphean Warbler      Egyptian Vulture      Eurasian Collared Dove      Eurasian Curlew      Eurasian Hobby      Eurasian Hoopoe      Eurasian Siskin      Eurasian Spoonbill      Eurasian Stone-curlew      Eurasian Teal      Eurasian Wryneck      European Nightjar      European Roller      European Turtle Dove      Flesh-footed Shearwater      Forbes-Watson's Swift      Forster's Tern      Gadwall      Garganey      Glossy Ibis      Golden-crowned Kinglet      Graceful Prinia      Great Cormorant      Great Egret      Greater Hoopoe-Lark      Greater Spotted Eagle      Greater White-fronted Goose      Green Bee-eater      Grey-headed Kingfisher      Grey Heron      Greylag Goose      Griffon Vulture      Hooded Wheatear      House Crow      Hume's Wheatear      Indian Pond Heron      Indian Silverbill      Isabelline Shrike      Jouanin's Petrel      Kentish Plover      Lanner Falcon      Lappet-faced Vulture      Laughing Dove      Lesser Grey Shrike      Lesser Sand Plover      Lesser Whistling Duck      Little Bunting      Little Egret      Little Grebe      Little Owl      Little Stint      Little Tern      Long-legged Buzzard      Long-tailed Skua      Marsh Sandpiper      Marsh Warbler      Masked Shrike      Montagu's Harrier      Mute Swan      Northern Pintail      Northern Shoveler      Northern Wheatear      Ortolan Bunting      Pacific Golden Plover      Pallas's Gull      Pallid Harrier      Persian Shearwater      Pheasant-tailed Jacana      Pied Kingfisher      Pin-tailed Snipe      Purple Sunbird      Red-backed Shrike      Red-billed Tropicbird      Red-breasted Flycatcher      Red-crested Pochard      Red-headed Bunting      Red-knobbed Coot      Red-necked Phalarope      Red-tailed Shrike      Red-throated Pipit      Red-wattled Lapwing      Richard's Pipit      Royal Tern      Ruddy Turnstone      Ruff      Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin      Rüppell's Weaver      Sabine's Gull      Sanderling      Sand Partridge      Sandwich Tern      Saunders's Tern      Scaly-breasted Munia      Sharp-shinned Hawk      Shining Sunbird      Short-toed Snake Eagle      Siberian Stonechat      Singing Bush Lark      Small Pratincole      Sociable Lapwing      Socotra Cormorant      Sooty Falcon      Southern Grey Shrike      Spotted Flycatcher      Spotted Redshank      Spotted Thick-knee      Spur-winged Lapwing      Squacco Heron      Steppe Eagle      Steppe Grey Shrike      Striated Heron      Striolated Bunting      Swinhoe's Storm Petrel      Sykes's Warbler      Terek Sandpiper      Thrush Nightingale      Tree Pipit      Upcher's Warbler      Variable Wheatear      Wedge-tailed Shearwater      Western Osprey      Western Reef Heron      Western Yellow Wagtail      Whinchat      White-eared Bulbul      White-winged Tern      Wilson's Storm Petrel      Woodchat Shrike      Wood Duck      Wood Sandpiper      Yellow Bittern      Yellow-throated Sparrow     

Flying Fish      Longtail Tuna     

Daphne mucronata      Egyptian Sage      Henna      Hyoscyamus gallagheri      Royal Poinciana      Wild Carnation      Yemen Dragon Tree     

Caper White      Crimson-speckled Moth      Lime Swallowtail      Mediterranean Pierrot      Painted Lady      Plain Tiger     

Arabian Camel      Arabian Gazelle      Arabian Oryx      Gordon's Wildcat      Indian Ocean Bottlenose Dolphin      Long-beaked Common Dolphin      Risso's Dolphin     

Green Turtle      Masirah Leaf-toed Gecko     


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Last updated on 16 April 2014          Copyright 2000-2014  Hanne & Jens Eriksen