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Complete bird checklist

Sun, 28/06/2009 - 12:10

BirdLife International maintains its own complete checklist of birds (taxonomic checklist of the world's bird species) because there are so many different global, regional, national, site and family taxonomic checklists. Click to download your free copy of the complete bird checklist.

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List of Birds of Prey

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 15:35

A complete list of birds of prey within the Accipitridae family is shown below. The Accipitridae is one of the two major families within the order Accipitriformes (the diurnal birds of prey).

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List of Falcon species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 15:25

Below is shown a list of falcon species. Members of the falcon familiy are roughly divisible into three or four groups.

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List of Owl Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 14:28

A List of Owl species from around the world. Living owls are divided into two families: the typical owls, Strigidae; and the barn-owls, Tytonidae.

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List of Eagle Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 14:23

Eagles are large birds of prey which are members of the bird family Accipitridae and belong to several genera which are not necessarily closely related to each other. Most of the more than 60 species occur in Eurasia and Africa. Outside this area, just two species (the Bald and Golden Eagles) can be found in the United States and Canada, nine more in Central and South America, and three in Australia.

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List of Penguin Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 14:16

Here’s a list of Penguin species. In total there are 18 species in the penguin family, of which 11 are Globally Threatened according to BirdLife on behalf of the IUCN Red List.

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