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

Near Passerine Records

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Species or Subspecies View pdf
‡ = updated December 2019
End of Near Passerine list
Pallas's Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus Click here
Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Click here
Laughing Dove Spilopelia senegalensis Click here
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius Click here
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Click here
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Click here
Scops Owl Otus scops Click here
Little Owl Athene noctua Click here
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Click here
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Click here
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Click here
Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Click here
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba Click here
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus Click here
Roller Coracias garrulus Click here
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Click here
Bee-eater Merops apiaster Click here
Hoopoe Upupa epops Click here
Wryneck Jynx torquilla 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