Common Name Grouping

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EARLY BIRDS - Ostriches, Rheas, Cassowaries, Emu, Kiwis. 0.93 -
GAME BIRDS - Scrub-fowl, Guineafowl, Chachalacas, Guans, Currasows. Takahe, Hative-hens, Pheasants, Francolin & Spurfowl, Tinamous, New World Quail. 2.60 -
GROUND FORAGERS - A.Bustards, Thick-knees, Coursers, Sandgrouse. B. Wheatears, Ring Ouzel, Rock Fowl, Rock Thrushes, Rock Jumpers, Road Runners, Accentors. C. Larks, Wagtails, Pipits, Longclaws. 2.80 6.33
WATERFOWL - Screamers, Magpie Goose, Swans, Geese, Whistling Ducks, Shelducks, Ducks 1.60 -
SEA & OCEAN BIRDS – Gulls, Terns, Skimmers, Petrels, Shearwaters, Auks, Storm Petrels, Albatrosses, Penguins, Pelicans, Tropicbirds 2.78 -
INLAND WATER & RIVER BIRDS - includes Loons, Grebes, Sungrebe, Coots, Cormorants, Shags, Anhingas, Kingfishers, Dippers, Phalaropes 1.12 -
LONG-LEGGED WADERS - Flamingos, Spoonbills, Jacanas, Avocets, Stilts. Dowitchers, Godwits, Curlews, Whimbrel, Shanks, Yellowlegs. 0.52 -
SHORE BIRDS - Sandpipers, etc 1.19 -
MARSHLAND, REED-BED AND SWAMP BIRDS - Swamphens, Gallinules, Moorhens. Herons, Egrets, Bitterns. Rails, Snipe. Sunbittern. Hamerkop, Shoebill. Small Marshland Birds. 2.60 -
WETLAND FORAGERS - Stork, Ibis. Cranes & Limpkin. 0.62 10.43
FRUIT EATERS - Parrots and Cockatoos. Pigeons and Doves. Turacos, Bulbuls, Barbets, Hornbills, Mousebirds. Figbirds, Whistlers erc. Cotingas, Manakins, Toucans etc. 13.63 13.63
BOP's & OTHER FLESH EATERS - Vultures, Falcons. Kites, Hawks, Eagles. Owls. Skuas, Jaegers, Frigatebirds. Shrikes etc. 7.40 7.40
AERIAL INSECTIVORES- Swifts, Tree-Swifts, Swallows, Martins, Wood Swallows, Pratincoles, Nightjars, Potoos, Owlet-Nightjars 3.13
FLY OUT AND CATCH INSECTS - Jacamars, Bee-eaters, NW Flycatchers, OW Flycatchers. Fantails, Monarchs. 7.35
FLY DOWN AND SNATCH INSECTS - Alethes, Akalats, Forest Robins, Robin-Chats, Bush & Scrub Robins, White-winged Chats, Robin. 1.85
Bluethroat, Stonchats, Whinchat, Redstarts, Whitestarts, Blackstart 0.36
INSECT GLEANERS - Wrens, Gatcatchers, Fairy Wrens, New Zealand Wrens 1.26 13.95
FINCH-LIKE BIRDS – Buntings, Waxbills, Sparrows, Grosbeaks etc 8.30 8.30
FOREST AND WOODLAND FORAGERS - Thrushes. Mockingbirds,Thrashers, Catbirds. Starlings. Grackles and Meadowlarks. 3.2 3.20
OTHER SEED EATERS - 14.2 14.20
Thicket and ground litter foragers – Babblers, Antbirds & Pittas. 10.8 10.80
Nuthatches, Creepers, . 12.12 12.12
TOTAL 100.36

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