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Transparent utfyllnad Bird photos from the Azores


Northern Oriole Icterus galbula at Vila Nova, Corvo 2010-10-10 (Photo: Bosse Carlsson).

This is a selection of photos of rare as well as common birds documented in the Azores. There are many more photos to be found in the bird photo data base, where you will find all the documentary photos (mostly of a lower photographic quality). In the systematic list below photos can be seen in two different sizes.

 
Species name Pics  Last update
Swans to Ducks
  Pink-footed Goose – Anser brachyrhynchus
3 2010-10-20
  Greater White-fronted Goose – Anser albifrons
3 2008-03-28
  Greylag Goose – Anser anser
4 2010-09-04
  Barnacle Goose – Branta leucopsis
3 2011-07-01
  Brant Goose – Branta bernicla hrota
8 2009-11-10
  Ruddy Shelduck – Tadorna ferruginea
2 2008-08-03
  Common Shelduck – Tadorna tadorna
3 2009-05-05
  Wood Duck – Aix sponsa
7 2010-10-19
  Mandarin Duck – Aix galericulata
10 2011-08-04
  Eurasian Wigeon – Anas penelope
4 2008-03-11
  American Wigeon – Anas americana
15 2011-11-13
  Gadwall – Anas strepera
1 2008-12-02
  Eurasian Common Teal – Anas crecca
3 2009-11-16
  Green-winged Teal – Anas carolinensis
4 2011-11-26
  Mallard – Anas platyrhynchos
7 2010-03-12
  American Black Duck – Anas rubripes
6 2011-11-19
  Northern Pintail – Anas acuta
16 2011-10-27
  Garganey – Anas querquedula
5 2009-05-11
  Blue-winged Teal – Anas discors
28 2011-09-29
  Northern Shoveler – Anas clypeata
16 2011-11-13
  Common Pochard – Aythya ferina
7 2014-05-13
  Ring-necked Duck – Aythya collaris
29 2011-02-25
  Tufted Duck – Aythya fuligula
4 2008-11-07
  Greater Scaup – Aythya marila
10 2014-05-09
  Lesser Scaup – Aythya affinis
17 2014-04-26
  Common Eider – Somateria mollissima
1 2005-00-00
  King Eider – Somateria spectabilis
1 2006-08-21
  Long-tailed Duck – Clangula hyemalis
2 2011-11-22
  Common Scoter – Melanitta nigra
3 2008-08-03
  Surf Scoter – Melanitta perspicillata
3 2014-03-20
  Bufflehead – Bucephala albeola
1 2011-01-27
  Common Goldeneye – Bucephala clangula
1 2008-01-15
  Hooded Merganser – Mergus cucullatus
9 2010-02-17
Gamebirds to Gannets
  Red-legged Partridge – Alectoris rufa
8 2011-03-27
  Common Quail – Coturnix c. conturbans
10 2011-05-23
  Helmeted Guineafowl – Numida meleagris
1 2009-01-05
  Red-throated Loon – Gavia stellata
5 2007-12-09
  Great Northern Loon – Gavia immer
11 2014-04-25
  Pied-billed Grebe – Podilymbus podiceps
25 2011-11-14
  Horned Grebe – Podiceps auritus
2 2011-02-02
  Black-necked Grebe – Podiceps nigricollis
4 2011-10-30
  Black-browed Albatross – Thalassarche melanophris
8 2007-07-10
  Northern Fulmar – Fulmarus glacialis
6 2011-10-06
  Herald Petrel – Pterodroma arminjoniana
8 2011-11-19
  Fea's Petrel – Pterodroma feae
9 2011-11-19
  Black-capped Petrel – Pterodroma hasitata
8 2011-09-08
  Bulwer's Petrel – Bulweria bulwerii
12 2010-05-31
  Cory's Shearwater – Calonectris diomedea borealis
28 2011-11-28
  Great Shearwater – Puffinus gravis
20 2011-11-28
  Sooty Shearwater – Puffinus griseus
9 2011-06-10
  Manx Shearwater – Puffinus puffinus
10 2009-09-28
  Macaronesian Shearwater – Puffinus baroli
12 2011-11-29
  Wilson's Storm-petrel – Oceanites oceanicus
34 2014-05-10
  White-faced Storm-petrel – Pelagodroma marina
2 2008-08-23
  Leach's Storm-petrel – Oceanodroma leucorhoa
2 2007-11-01
  Band-rumped Storm-petrel – Oceanodroma castro
18 2011-11-29
  Red-billed Tropicbird – Phaethon aethereus
6 2011-01-30
  White-tailed Tropicbird – Phaethon lepturus
25 2011-11-26
  Masked Booby – Sula dactylatra
5 2011-09-27
  Northern Gannet – Morus bassanus
1 2008-05-11
Cormorants to Storks
  Great Cormorant – Phalacrocorax carbo
1 2011-01-04
  Double-crested Cormorant – Phalacrocorax auritus
17 2010-12-31
  Frigatebird sp. – Fregata sp.
2 2008-11-16
  American Bittern – Botaurus lentiginosus
2 2007-09-30
  Black-crowned Night Heron – Nycticorax nycticorax
5 2011-05-19
  Yellow-crowned Night Heron – Nycticorax violaceus
23 2014-03-06
  Green Heron – Butorides virescens
2 2014-02-24
  Squacco Heron – Ardeola ralloides
5 2011-06-21
  Cattle Egret – Bubulcus ibis
14 2011-09-30
  Snowy Egret – Egretta thula
8 2011-11-23
  Little Egret – Egretta garzetta
27 2011-11-14
  American Great Egret – Egretta a. egretta
37 2011-10-30
  Grey Heron – Ardea cinerea
8 2011-02-08
  Great Blue Heron – Ardea herodias
25 2011-11-14
  Purple Heron – Ardea purpurea
1 2010-12-10
  White Stork – Ciconia ciconia
1 2009-09-11
  Glossy Ibis – Plegadis falcinellus
6 2014-04-26
  Eurasian Spoonbill – Platalea leucorodia
27 2011-12-05
Raptors to Bustards
  Swallow-tailed Kite – Elanoides forficatus
3 2009-01-24
  Red Kite – Milvus milvus
3 2010-11-29
  Common Buzzard – Buteo buteo rothschildi
10 2011-12-05
  Rough-legged Buzzard – Buteo lagopus
3 2011-06-21
  Osprey – Pandion haliaetus
5 2011-11-19
  Common Kestrel – Falco tinnunculus
1 2008-04-03
  Merlin – Falco columbarius
1 2008-11-03
  Peregrine Falcon – Falco peregrinus
5 2011-02-28
  Spotted Crake – Porzana porzana
2 2008-10-21
  Corn Crake – Crex crex
1 2009-09-20
  Common Moorhen – Gallinula chloropus
10 2011-02-08
  Purple Gallinule – Porphyrio martinica
2 2010-01-22
  Eurasian Coot – Fulica atra
4 2009-04-26
  American Coot – Fulica americana
18 2014-03-26
Waders
  Eurasian Oystercatcher – Haematopus ostralegus
18 2014-03-02
  Black-winged Stilt – Himantopus himantopus
4 2010-01-28
  Common Ringed Plover – Charadrius hiaticula
9 2010-09-06
  Semipalmated Plover – Charadrius semipalmatus
48 2011-11-16
  Killdeer – Charadrius vociferus
11 2011-08-13
  Kentish Plover – Charadrius alexandrinus
11 2011-06-21
  Eurasian Dotterel – Charadrius morinellus
3 2010-03-20
  Pacific Golden Plover – Pluvialis fulva
2 2007-12-17
  American Golden Plover – Pluvialis dominica
16 2011-11-19
  European Golden Plover – Pluvialis apricaria
4 2011-02-23
  Grey Plover – Pluvialis squatarola
13 2009-09-20
  Northern Lapwing – Vanellus vanellus
2 2011-03-21
  Red Knot – Calidris canutus
21 2011-03-20
  Sanderling – Calidris alba
13 2010-09-06
  Semipalmated Sandpiper – Calidris pusilla
50 2011-11-16
  Western Sandpiper – Calidris mauri
6 2010-11-14
  Little Stint – Calidris minuta
7 2010-08-27
  Least Sandpiper – Calidris minutilla
25 2011-11-19
  White-rumped Sandpiper – Calidris fuscicollis
50 2011-11-27
  Baird's Sandpiper – Calidris bairdii
2 2008-10-02
  Pectoral Sandpiper – Calidris melanotos
34 2011-11-14
  Curlew Sandpiper – Calidris ferruginea
4 2007-12-09
  Purple Sandpiper – Calidris maritima
23 2014-03-01
  Dunlin – Calidris alpina
17 2011-09-13
  Stilt Sandpiper – Calidris himantopus
3 2007-12-02
  Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Tryngites subruficollis
8 2011-09-19
  Common Snipe – Gallinago gallinago
7 2011-06-02
  Wilson's Snipe – Gallinago delicata
8 2011-10-09
  Short-billed Dowitcher – Limnodromus griseus
15 2011-09-07
  Long-billed Dowitcher – Limnodromus scolopaceus
23 2011-11-12
  Eurasian Woodcock – Scolopax rusticola
7 2011-01-10
  Black-tailed Godwit – Limosa limosa
9 2011-09-29
  Hudsonian Godwit – Limosa haemastica
2 2007-09-07
  Bar-tailed Godwit – Limosa lapponica
11 2011-02-18
  Whimbrel – Numenius phaeopus
11 2010-02-02
  Hudsonian Whimbrel – Numenius p. hudsonicus
13 2011-09-10
  Eurasian Curlew – Numenius arquata
3 2011-11-22
  Upland Sandpiper – Bartramia longicauda
8 2010-11-26
  Spotted Redshank – Tringa erythropus
3 2011-02-25
  Common Redshank – Tringa totanus
9 2010-10-20
  Common Greenshank – Tringa nebularia
4 2009-08-28
  Greater Yellowlegs – Tringa melanoleuca
4 2011-02-02
  Lesser Yellowlegs – Tringa flavipes
27 2011-11-03
  Solitary Sandpiper – Tringa solitaria
10 2011-10-30
  Wood Sandpiper – Tringa glareola
7 2011-02-02
  Common Sandpiper – Actitis hypoleucos
9 2011-04-20
  Spotted Sandpiper – Actitis macularius
28 2014-03-05
  Ruddy Turnstone – Arenaria interpres
15 2011-02-25
  Red-necked Phalarope – Phalaropus lobatus
3 2011-11-06
  Red Phalarope – Phalaropus fulicarius
15 2011-11-22
Skuas to Auks
  Pomarine Skua – Stercorarius pomarinus
11 2014-03-01
  Parasitic Jaeger – Stercorarius parasiticus
3 2011-11-12
  Long-tailed Jaeger – Stercorarius longicaudus
7 2011-11-28
  South Polar Skua – Stercorarius maccormicki
8 2011-11-26
  Mediterranean Gull – Larus melanocephalus
15 2011-02-28
  Laughing Gull – Larus atricilla
33 2009-09-11
  Bonaparte's Gull – Larus philadelphia
4 2009-12-27
  Black-headed Gull – Larus ridibundus
5 2009-09-20
  Ring-billed Gull – Larus delawarensis
34 2011-02-28
  Mew Gull – Larus canus
3 2010-03-16
  Lesser Black-backed Gull – Larus fuscus
7 2009-01-31
  American Herring Gull – Larus smithsonianus
26 2011-02-20
  Yellow-legged Gull – Larus michahellis atlantis
65 2014-03-20
  Iceland Gull – Larus glaucoides
26 2014-03-06
  Glaucous Gull – Larus hyperboreus
29 2014-02-24
  Great Black-backed Gull – Larus marinus
17 2009-08-07
  Black-legged Kittiwake – Rissa tridactyla
10 2010-04-25
  Sabine's Gull – Xema sabini
4 2011-11-12
  Gull-billed Tern – Gelochelidon nilotica
12 2009-03-13
  Caspian Tern – Hydroprogne caspia
4 2007-01-17
  Sandwich Tern – Sterna sandvicensis
3 2011-02-20
  Roseate Tern – Sterna dougallii
11 2009-08-28
  Common Tern – Sterna hirundo
12 2011-11-28
  Arctic Tern – Sterna paradisaea
1 2010-11-29
  Forster's Tern – Sterna forsteri
4 2005-00-00
  Bridled Tern – Onychoprion anaethetus
8 2009-06-17
  Sooty Tern – Onychoprion fuscatus
10 2011-06-18
  Whiskered Tern – Chlidonias hybrida
5 2008-05-07
  Black Tern – Chlidonias niger
10 2011-01-10
  White-winged Tern – Chlidonias leucopterus
15 2011-06-21
  Razorbill – Alca torda
2 2008-02-15
  Little Auk – Alle alle
3 2009-01-31
  Atlantic Puffin – Fratercula arctica
4 2014-03-03
Pigeons to Swallows
  Common Pigeon – Columba livia
4 2009-11-14
  Common Wood Pigeon – Columba palumbus azorica
5 2011-04-23
  Eurasian Collared Dove – Streptopelia decaocto
10 2011-07-28
  Mourning Dove – Zenaida macroura
1 2005-00-00
Escapes
  Rose-ringed Parakeet – Psittacula krameri
2 2010-11-16
Pigeons to Swallows
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo – Coccyzus americanus
23 2011-11-06
  Snowy Owl – Bubo scandiacus
1 2009-05-16
  Long-eared Owl – Asio otus
5 2008-04-29
  Short-eared Owl – Asio flammeus
4 2011-10-30
  Common Nighthawk – Chordeiles minor
9 2011-11-16
  Chimney Swift – Chaetura pelagica
5 2009-12-12
  Alpine Swift – Apus melba
1 2009-11-26
  Belted Kingfisher – Megaceryle alcyon
10 2010-12-04
  Northern Flicker – Colaptes auratus
1 2010-12-29
  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker – Sphyrapicus varius
4 2009-05-01
  Eurasian Skylark – Alauda arvensis
1 2006-11-30
  Sand Martin – Riparia riparia
2 2010-05-11
  Tree Swallow – Tachycineta bicolor
5 2007-11-15
  Purple Martin – Progne subis
5 2011-11-26
  Barn Swallow – Hirundo rustica
2 2011-10-08
  American Barn Swallow – Hirundo r. erythrogaster
4 2011-11-16
  American Cliff Swallow – Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
1 2011-10-13
Pipits to Finches
  Tawny Pipit – Anthus campestris
1 2008-04-12
  Red-throated Pipit – Anthus cervinus
3 2014-02-24
  Buff-bellied Pipit – Anthus rubescens
9 2011-10-30
  Yellow Wagtail – Motacilla flava
2 2011-01-10
  Citrine Wagtail – Motacilla citreola
1 2009-09-28
  Grey Wagtail – Motacilla cinerea patriciae
12 2011-11-16
  White Wagtail – Motacilla alba
5 2009-03-05
  Cedar Waxwing – Bombycilla cedrorum
1 2010-12-13
  European Robin – Erithacus rubecula
6 2009-04-26
  Isabelline Wheatear – Oenanthe isabellina
3 2009-11-22
  Northern Wheatear – Oenanthe oenanthe
7 2011-11-14
  Hermit Thrush – Catharus guttatus
1 2008-10-12
  Grey-cheeked Thrush – Catharus minimus
3 2011-12-02
  Swainson's Thrush – Catharus ustulatus
3 2011-11-19
  Common Blackbird – Turdus merula azorensis
11 2011-03-21
  Song Thrush – Turdus philomelos
1 2007-11-25
  Paddyfield Warbler – Acrocephalus agricola
2 2008-11-14
  Melodious Warbler – Hippolais polyglotta
1 2010-11-12
  Garden Warbler – Sylvia borin
1 2010-11-15
  Eurasian Blackcap – Sylvia atricapilla gularis
17 2011-02-25
  Yellow-browed Warbler – Phylloscopus inornatus
2 2005-00-00
  Common Chiffchaff – Phylloscopus collybita
7 2014-03-05
  Willow Warbler – Phylloscopus trochilus
1 2011-11-26
  Goldcrest – Regulus regulus
11 2011-11-14
  Spotted Flycatcher – Muscicapa striata
3 2014-05-10
  Great Grey Shrike – Lanius excubitor
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  Common Starling – Sturnus vulgaris granti
11 2011-04-23
  House Sparrow – Passer domesticus
8 2009-04-26
  Common Waxbill – Estrilda astrild
10 2008-11-07
  White-eyed Vireo – Vireo griseus
2 2010-03-20
  Philadelphia Vireo – Vireo philadelphicus
4 2011-10-30
  Red-eyed Vireo – Vireo olivaceus
10 2011-11-08
  Common Chaffinch – Fringilla coelebs moreletti
14 2011-04-23
  Atlantic Canary – Serinus canaria
19 2011-04-13
  European Greenfinch – Carduelis chloris aurantiiventris
3 2009-04-26
  European Goldfinch – Carduelis carduelis parva
4 2008-05-05
  Eurasian Siskin – Carduelis spinus
3 2010-12-20
  Common Redpoll – Carduelis flammea
1 2007-10-21
  Eurasian Bullfinch – Pyrrhula pyrrhula murina
32 2011-12-05
American Wood Warblers to Buntings
  Black-and-white Warbler – Mniotilta varia
7 2010-10-31
  Blue-winged Warbler – Vermivora pinus
5 2011-11-26
  Northern Parula – Parula americana
9 2011-11-26
  American Yellow Warbler – Dendroica petechia
11 2011-11-26
  Black-throated Blue Warbler – Dendroica caerulescens
4 2007-03-10
  Black-throated Green Warbler – Dendroica virens
5 2010-09-10
  Yellow-rumped Warbler – Dendroica coronata
12 2010-09-13
  American Redstart – Setophaga ruticilla
3 2010-12-04
  Ovenbird – Seiurus aurocapilla
5 2011-10-23
  Northern Waterthrush – Seiurus noveboracensis
4 2010-12-31
  Common Yellowthroat – Geothlypis trichas
9 2011-01-10
  Summer Tanager – Piranga rubra
4 2011-11-08
  Scarlet Tanager – Piranga olivacea
7 2011-02-23
  Savannah Sparrow – Passerculus sandwichensis
5 2010-09-10
  Lincoln's Sparrow – Melospiza lincolnii
5 2011-01-10
  White-crowned Sparrow – Zonotrichia leucophrys
1 2010-11-08
  Lapland Longspur – Calcarius lapponicus
2 2010-12-31
  Snow Bunting – Plectrophenax nivalis
10 2011-11-16
  Dickcissel – Spiza americana
4 2011-09-29
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak – Pheucticus ludovicianus
13 2011-11-22
  Indigo Bunting – Passerina cyanea
23 2011-01-10
  Bobolink – Dolichonyx oryzivorus
17 2011-11-26
  Northern Oriole – Icterus galbula
9 2011-11-26

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