Birds of the Western Palearctic

. . . being a bibliography of bird species of the western Palearctic region, comprising the protonyms and currently valid scientific names referenced comprehensively, including some synonyms.

The list combines the species listed by the Dutch Birding Bird Names document (Commissie Systematiek Nederlandse Avifauna, 2022) with the taxonomic systematics of the IOC World Bird List (edited by Gill et al., 2022).

. . . a work in progress.

Any errors and solecisms are entirely my own.


Struthionidae – Phasianidae

Caprimulgidae – Rallidae

Gruidae – Glareolidae

Laridae – Alcidae

Phaethontidae – Procellariidae

Ciconiidae – Pelecanidae