List of birds of Luxembourg

This is a list of the bird species recorded in Luxembourg. The avifauna of Luxembourg include a total of 289 species, of which five have been introduced by humans and 89 are rare or accidental; of these, 15 have not been reported in Luxembourg since 1950.

This list's taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families and species) and nomenclature (common and scientific names) follow the conventions of the LNVL (Lëtzebuerger Natur- a Vulleschutzliga).

The following tags have been used to highlight several categories. Not all species fall into one of these categories; those that do not are commonly occurring native species.

  • (H) Historical - a species not recorded in Luxembourg since 1950
  • (I) Introduced - a species introduced to Luxembourg as a consequence, direct or indirect, of human actions
  • (A) Accidental - a species that rarely or accidentally occurs in Luxembourg, for which supporting descriptions are required by the Luxemburg Rarities Committee (Luxemburger Homologationskommission)

Divers

Order: Gaviiformes   Family: Gaviidae

Grebes

Order: Podicipediformes   Family: Podicipedidae

Northern storm petrels

Order: Procellariiformes   Family: Hydrobatidae

Gannets

Order: Suliformes   Family: Sulidae

Cormorants

Order: Suliformes   Family: Phalacrocoracidae

Bitterns, herons and egrets

Order: Pelecaniformes   Family: Ardeidae

Ibises and spoonbills

Order: Pelecaniformes   Family: Threskiornithidae

Storks

Order: Ciconiiformes   Family: Ciconiidae

Ducks, geese and swans

Order: Anseriformes   Family: Anatidae

Hawks, kites and eagles

Order: Accipitriformes   Family: Accipitridae

Osprey

Order: Accipitriformes   Family: Pandionidae

Falcons

Order: Falconiformes   Family: Falconidae

Grouse

Order: Galliformes   Family: Tetraonidae

Pheasants and partridges

Order: Galliformes   Family: Phasianidae

Rails, crakes and coots

Order: Gruiformes   Family: Rallidae

Cranes

Order: Gruiformes   Family: Gruidae

Bustards

Order: Otidiformes   Family: Otididae

Oystercatchers

Order: Charadriiformes   Family: Haematopodidae

Avocets and stilts

Order: Charadriiformes   Family: Recurvirostridae

  • Avocet, Recurvirostra avosetta

Thick-knees

Order: Charadriiformes   Family: Burhinidae

Plovers and lapwings

Order: Charadriiformes   Family: Charadriidae

Sandpipers and allies

Order: Charadriiformes   Family: Scolopacidae

Skuas

Order: Charadriiformes   Family: Stercorariidae

Gulls, terns, and skimmers

Order: Charadriiformes   Family: Laridae

Pigeons and doves

Order: Columbiformes   Family: Columbidae

Cuckoos

Order: Cuculiformes   Family: Cuculidae

Barn owls

Order: Strigiformes   Family: Tytonidae

Typical owls

Order: Strigiformes   Family: Strigidae

Nightjars

Order: Caprimulgiformes   Family: Caprimulgidae

Swifts

Order: Apodiformes   Family: Apodidae

Kingfishers

Order: Coraciiformes   Family: Alcedinidae

Bee-eaters

Order: Coraciiformes   Family: Meropidae

Rollers

Order: Coraciiformes   Family: Coraciidae

Hoopoes

Order: Coraciiformes   Family: Upupidae

Woodpeckers

Order: Piciformes   Family: Picidae

Larks

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Alaudidae

Swallows and martins

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Hirundinidae

Pipits and wagtails

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Motacillidae

Waxwings

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Bombycillidae

Dippers

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Cinclidae

Wrens

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Troglodytidae

Accentors

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Prunellidae

Thrushes and allies

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Turdidae

Locustellid warblers

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Locustellidae

Acrocephalid warblers

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Acrocephalidae

Phylloscopid warblers

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Phylloscopidae

Old World warblers

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Sylviidae

Kinglets

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Regulidae

Old World flycatchers

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Muscicapidae

Bearded reedling

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Panuridae

Long-tailed tits

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Aegithalidae

Tits

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Paridae

Nuthatches

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Sittidae

Wallcreeper

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Tichodromidae

Treecreepers

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Certhiidae

Penduline tits

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Remizidae

Orioles

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Oriolidae

Shrikes

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Laniidae

Jays, magpies and crows

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Corvidae

Starlings

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Sturnidae

Sparrows

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Passeridae

Finches

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Fringillidae

Longspurs and arctic buntings

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Calcariidae

Buntings

Order: Passeriformes   Family: Emberizidae

See also

References

Fauna of Luxembourg

See

List of birds of Luxembourg

List of mammals of Luxembourg

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