Pheasant by Julian Bhalerao
Waders of Europe, Asia & North America

Waders of Europe, Asia & North America

Paul Doherty

The key waders of Britain, Europe, Asia and North America. Covers 104 species. Many calls are included. 291 min.

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Common NameScientific Name
Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensis
Crab-PloverDromas ardeola
Eurasian OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegus
American OystercatcherHaematopus palliatus
Black OystercatcherHaematopus bachmani
Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus
Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus
Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosetta
American AvocetRecurvirostra americana
Stone-CurlewBurhinus oedicnemus
Cream-coloured CourserCursorius cursor
Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincola
Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum
Black-winged PratincoleGlareola nordmanni
Small PratincoleGlareola lactea
Northern LapwingVanellus vanellus
Spur-winged LapwingVanellus spinosus
Sociable LapwingVanellus gregarius
White-tailed LapwingVanellus leucurus
Red-wattled PloverVanellus indicus
European Golden PloverPluvialis apricaria
American Golden PloverPluvialis dominica
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Wilson's PloverCharadrius wilsonia
KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Piping PloverCharadrius melodus
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
Snowy PloverCharadrius alexandrinus nivosus
Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Caspian PloverCharadrius asiaticus
Oriental PloverCharadrius veredus
Mountain PloverCharadrius montanus
Common NameScientific Name
Eurasian DotterelEudromias morinellus
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa
Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoa
Little CurlewNumenius minutus
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Bristle-thighed CurlewNumenius tahitiensis
Slender-billed CurlewNumenius tenuirostris
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata
Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensis
Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanus
Upland SandpiperBartramia longicauda
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Nordmann's GreenshankTringa guttifer
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularia
Grey-tailed TattlerHeteroscelus brevipes
Wandering TattlerHeteroscelus incanus
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
WilletCatoptrophorus semipalmatus
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Black TurnstoneArenaria melanocephala
Wilson's PhalaropeSteganopus tricolor
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Grey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius
Eurasian WoodcockScolopax rusticola
American WoodcockScolopax minor
Common NameScientific Name
Pin-tailed SnipeGallinago stenura
Great SnipeGallinago media
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimus
Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
Asian DowitcherLimnodromus semipalmatus
SurfbirdAphriza virgata
Red KnotCalidris canutus
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostris
SanderlingCalidris alba
Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
Little StintCalidris minuta
Temminck's StintCalidris temminckii
Long-toed StintCalidris subminuta
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
Purple SandpiperCalidris maritima
Rock SandpiperCalidris ptilocnemis
DunlinCalidris alpina
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
Spoonbill SandpiperEurynorhynchus pygmeus
Broad-billed SandpiperLimicola falcinellus
Stilt SandpiperMicropalama himantopus
Buff-breasted SandpiperTryngites subruficollis
RuffPhilomachus pugnax

Disclaimer The species list above is in systematic order, the taxonomy and nomenclature of which generally follows the Wells World Birds list on Birder's Diary v3.0 (courtesy of Thayer Software:, with adaptations by WildSounds.
The Wells World Birds list is based on a classification created by Mic Wells.
Please note that the above list may not be in the same order or be a full and accurate representation of the species on the title concerned. We take due care to ensure the accuracy of the list, but should you find any errors, please notify us.

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