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Each pdf shows a list of Northern Ireland records for the species or subspecies indicated.

Wader Records

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‡ = updated September 2019; ‡ ‡ = updated October 2019; ‡ ‡ ‡ = updated November 2019
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Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus Click here
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Click here
Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Click here
American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica Click here
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Click here
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Click here
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Click here
Dotterel Charadrius morinellus Click here
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda Click here
Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellis Click here
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Click here
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea ‡ ‡ Click here
Temminck’s Stint Calidris temminckii ‡ ‡ Click here
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Click here
Little Stint Calidris minuta ‡ ‡ Click here
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis ‡ ‡ Click here
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis ‡ ‡ Click here
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos ‡ ‡ ‡ Click here
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla ‡ ‡ Click here
Long-billed Dowitcher & Dowitcher sp. Limnodromus scolopaceus & Limnodromus sp. ‡ ‡ Click here
Great Snipe Gallinago media ‡ ‡ Click here
Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata ‡ ‡ Click here
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor ‡ ‡ Click here
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus ‡ ‡ Click here
Grey Phalarope & Phalarope sp. Phalaropus fulicarius & Phalaropus sp. ‡ ‡ Click here
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius ‡ ‡ Click here
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus ‡ ‡ Click here
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes ‡ ‡ Click here
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola ‡ ‡ Click here
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus ‡ ‡ Click here
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca ‡ ‡ Click here

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Scientific nomenclature and species order within record groupings follows version 9.1 of the IOC World List:
Gill, F. & Donsker, D. (eds.) 2019. IOC World Bird List. Available from