List of considered species

Last update: 23.11.2008

There are several changes in the list since the 1st January 2009 - these are highlited by red color.

I. Considered species

(go to registered species --- species in which breeding is considered --- subspecies/forms considered)

Records of these species have to be sent to the Czech RC on form. In this table, relatively less rare species, which records are often ommitted, are highlited by bold black color. Since 1st January 2009, there are several minor changes, which are highlited by red color.

DIvers to Bustards Shorebirds to Woodpeckers Songbirds
Gavia immer, Great Northern Diver
Gavia adamsii, White-billed Diver
Podiceps auritus, Caspian Grebe (records since 1.1.2009 only registered;)
Procellariformes, shearwaters and petrels - all species
Sula bassana, Northern Gannet
Phalacrocorax aristotelis, European Shag
Phalacrocorax pygmaeus, Pygmy Cormorant
Pelecanus onocrotalus, White Pelican
Bubulcus ibis, Cattle Egret
Phoenicopterus ruber, Greater Flamingo
Cygnus columbianus, Bewick's Swan
Anser brachyrhynchus, Pink-footed Goose
Anser erythropus, Lesser White-fronted Goose
Anser caerulescens, Snow Goose
Branta bernicla, Brent Goose
Anas americana, American Wigeon
Anas discors, Blue-winged Teal
Anas angustirostris, Marbled Teal
Bucephala islandica, Barrow's Goldeneye
Bucephala albeola, Bufflehead
Somateria spectabilis, King Eider
Polysticta stelleri, Steller's Eider
Oxyura leucocephala, White-headed Duck
Oxyura jamaicensis, Ruddy Duck
Elanus caeruleus, Black-winged Kite
Neophron percnopterus, Egyptian Vulture
Gyps fulvus, Griffon Vulture
Aegypius monachus, Black Vulture
Circaetus gallicus, Short-toed Eagle
Circus macrourus, Pallid Harrier
Accipiter brevipes, Levant Sparrowhawk
Buteo rufinus, Long-legged Buzzard
Aquila, Eagle – all species (except records of A. heliaca, Imperial Eagle from South-moravian region and records of A. pomarina, Lesser Spotted Eagle from the whole country)
Aquila chrysaetos, Golden Eagle - since 1st January 2009 only records of (sub)adult birds are considered, records of younger birds are only registered
Aquila (Hieraaetus), Eagle - both species (Booted Eagle, Bonneli's Eagle)
Falco naumanni, Lesser Kestrel
Falco eleonorae, Eleonora's Falcon
Falco biarmicus, Lanner
Falco rusticolus, Gyr Falcon
Porzana pusilla, Baillon's Crake
Porphyrio porphyrio, Purple Swamphen
Tetrax tetrax, Little Bustard
Chlamydotis undulata, Macquen's Bustard
Cursorius cursor, Cream-coloured Courser
Glareola, pratincoles - all species
Charadrius alexandrinus, Kentish Plover
Charadrius morinellus, Eurasian Dotterel
Pluvialis dominica, American Golden Plover
Vanellus spinosus, Spur-winged Plover
Vanellus gregarius, Sociable Plover
Vanellus leucurus, White-tailed Plover
Calidris maritima, Purple Sandpiper
Calidris canutus, Red Knot
Calidris melanotos, Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris bairdii, Baird's Sandpiper
Calidris fuscicollis, White-rumped Sandpiper
Calidris ruficollis, Red-necked Stint
Limicola falcinellus, Broad-billed Sandpiper
Tryngites subruficollis, Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Gallinago media, Great Snipe
Numenius tenuirostris, Slender-billed Curlew
Tringa stagnatilis, Marsh Sandpiper - since 1st January 2009 only as registered species
Tringa melanoleuca, Greater Yellowleggs
Xenus cinereus, Terek Sandpiper
Phalaropus fulicarius, Grey Phalarope
Catharacta, Stercorarius, skuas - all species
Larus ichthyaetus, Great Black-headed Gull
Larus hyperboreus, Glaucous Gull
Larus glaucoides, Iceland Gull
Larus marinus, Great Black-backed Gull
Larus audouinii, Audouin's Gull
Larus delawarensis, Ring-billed Gull
Larus philadelphia, Bonaparte's Gull
Larus sabini, Sabine's Gull
Rissa tridactyla, Kittiwake
Sterna sandvicensis, Sandwich Tern
Sterna nilotica, Gull-billed Tern
Sterna paradisaea, Arctic Tern
Sterna albifrons, Little Tern (move to registered species since 1st Jan 2009)
Chlidonias hybridus, Whiskered Tern (except adult breeding plumage)
Chlidonias leucopterus, White-winged Tern (ecxept adult breeding plumage)
Alcidae, auks - all species
Syrrhaptes paradoxus, Pallas's Sandgrouse
Nyctea scandiaca, Snowy Owl
Surnia ulula, Northern Hawk Owl
Strix uralensis, Ural Owl (except Sumava Nationa Park and Landscape Protected Area and Beskydy LPA)
Otus scops, Scops Owl - moved to registered species since 1st Jan 2009
Apus melba, Alpine Swift
Melanocorypha calandra, Calandra Lark
Melanocorypha yeltoniensis, Black Lark
Hirundo daurica, Red-rumped Swallow
Ptyonoprogne rupestris, Crag Martin
Anthus richardi, Richard's Pipit
Anthus petrosus, Rock Pipit
Motacilla citreola, Citrine Wagtail
Prunella montanella, Siberian Accentor
Prunella collaris, Alpine Accentor (outside Krkonose National Park)
Oenanthe hispanica, Black-eared Warbler
Monticola saxatilis, Rock Thrush
Turdus obscurus, Eyebrowed Thrush
Turdus naumanni, Naumann's Thrush
Turdus ruficollis, Dark-throated Thrush
Turdus migratorius, American Robin
Acrocephalus melanopogon, Moustached Warbler (outside South-moravian region)
Acrocephalus paludicola, Aquatic Warbler
Hippolais pallida, Olivaceous Warbler
Hippolais polyglotta, Melodious Warbler
Sylvia undata, Dartford Warbler
Sylvia melanocephala, Sardinian Warbler
Sylvia hortensis, Orphean Warbler
Phylloscopus trochiloides, Greenish Warbler
Phylloscopus proregulus, Pallas's Warbler
Phylloscopus inornatus, Yellow-browed Warbler
Phylloscopus schwarzi, Radde's Warbler
Phylloscopus ibericus, Iberian Chiffchaff
Parus cyanus, Azure Tit
Lanius minor, Lesser Grey Shrike
Lanius senator, Woodchat Shrike
Pyrrhocorax graculus, Alpine Chough
Sturnus roseus, Rose-coloured Starling
Montifringilla nivalis, Snow Finch
Serinus citrinella, Citril Finch
Carduelis hornemanni, Arctic Redpoll
Loxia leucoptera, White-winged Crossbill
Loxia pytyopsittacus, Parrot Crossbill
Pinicola enucleator, Pine Grosbeak
Calcarius lapponicus, Lapland Bunting
Emberiza leucocephalos, Pine Bunting
Emberiza cirlus, Cirl Bunting
Emberiza cia, Rock Bunting
Emberiza rustica, Rustic Bunting
Emberiza pusilla, Little Bunting
Emberiza aureola, Yellow-breasted Bunting
Emberiza bruniceps, Red-headed Bunting
Emberiza melanocephala, Black-headed Bunting

II. - Regiseted species

Records of this species could be send to the Czech RC without description, with just date, location and number of birds. Members of the Czech RC can request additional information. In 2008 there were some changes of two kinds:

Nepėvci po bahōáky Nepėvci od bahōákų Pėvci
Podiceps auritus, Caspian Grebe - records since 1st Jan 2009
Ardea purpurea, Purple Heron - added in 2008
Ardeola ralloides, Squacco Heron
Threskiornis aethiopicus, Sacred Ibis
Plegadis falcinellus, Glossy Ibis
Cygnus cygnus, Whooper Swan
Anser indicus, Bar-headed Goose
Branta, brent geese - all species except Brent Goose, B. bernicla, (which is considered!)
Tadorna ferruginea, Ruddy Shelduck
Alopochen aegyptiacus, Egyptian Goose
Aix, Mandarine and Wood Duck
Melanitta nigra, Black Scoter - added (in 2008)
Clangula hyemalis, Long-tailed Duck
(added in 2008)
Somateria mollissima, Common Eider
Aquila chrysaetos, Golden Eagle - since 1st Jan 2009 except (sub)adult birds
Aquila pomarina, Lesser Spotted Eagle
Aquila heliaca, Imperial Eagle (records from Southern-moravian region)
Falco vespertinus, Red-footed Falcon (added in 2008)
Otis tarda, Great Bustard
Porzana parva, Little Crake (added in 2008)
Burhinus oedicnemus, Stone Curlew
Haematopus ostralegus, Common Oystercatcher
Arenaria interpres, Common Turnstone (added in 2008)
Tringa stagnatilis, Marsh Sandpiper records since 1st Jan 2009
Calidris alba, Sanderling (added in 2008)
Limosa lapponica, Bar-tailed Godwit (added in 2008)
Phalaropus lobatus, Red-necked Phalarope
Recurvirostra avosetta, Avocet (added in 2008)
Himantopus himantopus, Black-winged Stilt
Sterna albifrons, Little Tern - records since 1st Jan 2009
Chlidonias leucopterus, White-winged Tern (adult breeding plumage)
Chlidonias hybridus, Whiskered Tern (adult breeding plumage)
Coracias garrulus, Eurasian Roller
Otus scops, Scops Owl - records since 1st Jan 2009
Eremophila alpestris, Shore Lark
Anthus cervinus, Red-throated Pipit (added in 2008)
Anthus campestris, Tawny Pipit (added in 2008)
Acrocephalus melanopogon, Moustached Warbler (records from Southern-moravian region)
Tichodroma muraria, Wallcreeper
Plectrophenax nivalis, Snow Bunting (added in 2008)

III. - Species in which breeding records are considered

Also all records of new breeding species and considered/registered species have to be considered.

Divers to Bustards Shorebirds to Woodpeckers Songbirds
Gavia arctica, Black-throated Diver
Gavia stellata, Red-throated Diver
Egretta alba, Great White Egret
Egretta garzetta, Little Egret
Anser fabalis, Bean Goose
Anser albifrons, White-fronted Goose
Anas penelope, Eurasian Wigeon
Anas acuta, Pintail
Aythya nyroca, Ferruginous Duck
Aythya marila, Greater Scaup
Mergus serrator, Red-breasted Merganser
Mergus albellus, Smew
Aquila pomarina, Lesser Spotted Eagle
Aquila heliaca, Imperial Eagle
Buteo lagopus, Rough-legged Buzzard
Falco vespertinus, Red-footed Falcon
Pluvialis apricaria, Golden Plover
Pluvialis squatarola, Grey Plover
Charadrius hiaticula, Ringed Plover
Calidris alba, Sanderling
Calidris alpina, Dunlin
Philomachus pugnax, Ruff
Lymnocryptes minimus, Jack Snipe
Limosa lapponica, Bar-tailed Godwit
Larus minutus
, Little Gull
Larus argentatus, Herring Gull
Dendrocopus major major, Northern Great Spotted Woodpecker
Nucifraga c. caryocatactes, Siberian Nutcracker
Bombycilla garrulus, Waxwing
Luscinia luscinia, Thrush Nightingale
Turdus iliacus, Redwing
Acrocephalus paludicola, Aquatic Warbler
Carduelis flavirostris, Twite
Carduelis f. flammea, Common Redpoll
Fringilla montifringilla, Brambling

IV. - List of considered subspecies

Also all subspecies which are not mentioned in Bird checklist of the Czech republic (Hudec et al.,1995, Sylvia 31 (2): 97-149.).

Divers to Bustards Shorebirds to Woodpeckers Songbirds
Anser fabalis johanseni
Branta bernicla hrota
Buteo buteo vulpinus
, Eastern Common Buzzard
Falco peregrinus calidus
Haematopus ostralegus longipes
Charadrius hiaticula tundrae
Larus canus heinei
, Siberian Common Gull
Motacilla flava - all subspecies except flava and thunbergii
Motacilla alba yarrellii
Cinclus cinclus cinclus - new subspecies on Czech list (see 2007 record)
Turdus torquatus torquatus
Phylloscopus collybita abietinus/tristis, Siberian Chiffchaff
Panurus biarmicus biarmicus
Lanius excubitor homeyeri