eBird Field Checklist
Japan
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635 species (+198 other taxa) - Year-round, All years
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Waterfowl
Lesser Whistling-Duck
Snow Goose
Graylag Goose
Swan Goose
Graylag x Swan Goose (hybrid)
Greater White-fronted Goose
Snow x Greater White-fronted Goose (hybrid)
Lesser White-fronted Goose
Greater/Lesser White-fronted Goose
Taiga Bean-Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Taiga/Tundra Bean-Goose
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)
Anser sp.
Brant
Cackling Goose
Greater White-fronted x Cackling Goose (hybrid)
Canada Goose
Red-breasted Goose
Mute Swan
Black Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
Whooper Swan
swan sp.
goose sp.
Ruddy Shelduck
Common Shelduck
Muscovy Duck
Cotton Pygmy-Goose
Mandarin Duck
Baikal Teal
Garganey
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Northern Shoveler x Gadwall (hybrid)
Falcated Duck
Baikal Teal x Falcated Duck (hybrid)
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Eurasian x American Wigeon (hybrid)
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Gadwall x Mallard (hybrid)
Mallard x Eastern Spot-billed Duck (hybrid)
Northern Pintail
Baikal Teal x Northern Pintail (hybrid)
Eurasian Wigeon x Northern Pintail (hybrid)
Mallard x Northern Pintail (hybrid)
Green-winged Teal
Garganey/Green-winged Teal
Anas sp.
dabbling duck sp.
Red-crested Pochard
Canvasback
Common Pochard
Ring-necked Duck
Ferruginous Duck
Common Pochard x Ferruginous Duck (hybrid)
Baer's Pochard
Common x Baer's Pochard (hybrid)
Ferruginous Duck x Baer's Pochard (hybrid)
Tufted Duck
Common Pochard x Tufted Duck (hybrid)
Ferruginous x Tufted Duck (hybrid)
Greater Scaup
Tufted Duck x Greater Scaup (hybrid)
Lesser Scaup
Greater/Lesser Scaup
Aythya sp.
Steller's Eider
Common Eider
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Stejneger's Scoter
White-winged/Stejneger's Scoter
Black Scoter
scoter sp.
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Bufflehead x Common Goldeneye (hybrid)
Smew
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Scaly-sided Merganser
duck sp.
waterfowl sp.
Grouse, Quail, and Allies
Helmeted Guineafowl
Hazel Grouse
Rock Ptarmigan
Copper Pheasant
Ring-necked Pheasant
Green Pheasant
Ring-necked/Green Pheasant
Silver Pheasant
Indian Peafowl
pheasant sp.
Chinese Bamboo-Partridge
Red Junglefowl
Japanese Quail
Flamingos
Chilean Flamingo
Greater Flamingo
flamingo sp.
Grebes
Little Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Eared Grebe
Podiceps sp.
grebe sp.
Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon
Black Wood-Pigeon
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Red Collared-Dove
Asian Emerald Dove
White-bellied Green-Pigeon
Whistling Green-Pigeon
pigeon/dove sp.
Cuckoos
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo
Asian Koel
Northern Hawk-Cuckoo
Lesser Cuckoo
Indian Cuckoo
Common Cuckoo
Oriental Cuckoo
Common/Oriental Cuckoo
Cuculus sp.
cuckoo sp. (Cuculidae sp.)
Nightjars
Gray Nightjar
Swifts
White-throated Needletail
Himalayan Swiftlet
Pacific Swift
House Swift
Apus/Tachymarptis sp.
small swift sp.
swift sp.
Rails, Gallinules, and Allies
large rail sp.
Brown-cheeked Rail
Okinawa Rail
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Watercock
White-breasted Waterhen
Slaty-legged Crake
Ruddy-breasted Crake
Baillon's Crake
Swinhoe's Rail
rail/crake sp.
Cranes
Demoiselle Crane
Siberian Crane
Sandhill Crane
White-naped Crane
Common Crane
Hooded Crane
Common x Hooded Crane (hybrid)
Red-crowned Crane
crane sp.
Shorebirds
Black-winged Stilt
Pied Avocet
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
European Golden-Plover
American Golden-Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
golden-plover sp.
Eurasian Dotterel
Common Ringed Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Little Ringed Plover
Common/Little Ringed Plover
Long-billed Plover
Northern Lapwing
Gray-headed Lapwing
Oriental Plover
Siberian Sand-Plover
Siberian/Tibetan Sand-Plover
Greater Sand-Plover
sand-plover sp.
Kentish Plover
small plover sp.
plover sp.
Greater Painted-Snipe
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Bristle-thighed Curlew
Whimbrel
Little Curlew
Far Eastern Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Whimbrel/Eurasian Curlew
Far Eastern/Eurasian Curlew
curlew sp.
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
godwit sp.
Asian Dowitcher
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
Jack Snipe
Eurasian Woodcock
Amami Woodcock
Eurasian/Amami Woodcock
Solitary Snipe
Swinhoe's Snipe
Pin-tailed Snipe
Swinhoe's/Pin-tailed Snipe
Latham's Snipe
Common Snipe
snipe sp.
Red Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red/Red-necked Phalarope
phalarope sp.
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Gray-tailed Tattler
Wandering Tattler
Gray-tailed/Wandering Tattler
Marsh Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Common Redshank
Lesser Yellowlegs
Nordmann's Greenshank
Spotted Redshank
Common Greenshank
Greater Yellowlegs
Tringa sp.
Ruddy Turnstone
Great Knot
Red Knot
Great Knot x Surfbird (hybrid)
Ruff
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Stilt Sandpiper
Temminck's Stint
Long-toed Stint
Red-necked Stint
Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Sanderling
Dunlin
Rock Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Little Stint
Red-necked/Little Stint
White-rumped Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Scolopacidae sp.
large shorebird sp.
Barred Buttonquail
Oriental Pratincole
shorebird sp.
Skuas and Jaegers
Long-tailed Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed/Parasitic Jaeger
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic/Pomarine Jaeger
South Polar Skua
jaeger sp.
Alcids
Rhinoceros Auklet
Tufted Puffin
Horned Puffin
Least Auklet
Crested Auklet
Parakeet Auklet
auklet sp.
Long-billed Murrelet
Spectacled Guillemot
Pigeon Guillemot
Thick-billed Murre
Common Murre
Thick-billed/Common Murre
Ancient Murrelet
Japanese Murrelet
murrelet sp.
alcid sp.
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Little Gull
Ross's Gull
Black-legged Kittiwake
Red-legged Kittiwake
Saunders's Gull
Slender-billed Gull
Silver Gull
Black-headed Gull
Brown-headed Gull
Laughing Gull
Pallas's Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Common Gull
Short-billed Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Glaucous Gull
Herring x Glaucous Gull (hybrid)
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Herring x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
Glaucous x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
Slaty-backed Gull
Glaucous-winged x Slaty-backed Gull (hybrid)
Glaucous x Slaty-backed Gull (hybrid)
Iceland Gull
white-winged gull sp.
Larus sp.
gull sp.
White Tern
Brown Noddy
Black Noddy
Aleutian Tern
Sooty Tern
Bridled Tern
Little Tern
Least Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Whiskered Tern
Black Tern
White-winged Tern
Chlidonias sp.
Arctic Tern
Common Tern
Common/Arctic Tern
Black-naped Tern
Roseate Tern
Sterna sp.
Great Crested Tern
Chinese Crested Tern
tern sp.
gull/tern sp.
Tropicbirds
White-tailed Tropicbird
Red-tailed Tropicbird
Loons
Red-throated Loon
Arctic Loon
Pacific Loon
Arctic/Pacific Loon
Yellow-billed Loon
loon sp.
Albatrosses
Laysan Albatross
Black-footed Albatross
Short-tailed Albatross
albatross sp.
Storm-Petrels
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
Leach's Storm-Petrel
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
Hydrobates sp. (Band-rumped complex)
Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel
Tristram's Storm-Petrel
Hydrobates sp.
storm-petrel sp. (dark-rumped)
storm-petrel sp. (white-rumped)
storm-petrel sp.
Petrels, Shearwaters, and Diving-Petrels
Northern Fulmar
Kermadec Petrel
Murphy's Petrel
Providence Petrel
White-necked Petrel
Bonin Petrel
Black-winged Petrel
Stejneger's Petrel
Pterodroma sp.
Bulwer's Petrel
Tahiti Petrel
Streaked Shearwater
Flesh-footed Shearwater
Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Buller's Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Short-tailed Shearwater
Sooty/Short-tailed Shearwater
Christmas Shearwater
Manx Shearwater
Bannerman's Shearwater
Newell's Shearwater
Bryan's Shearwater
Tropical Shearwater
Bannerman's/Tropical Shearwater
black-and-white shearwater sp.
shearwater sp.
procellariid sp.
Storks
Black Stork
Oriental Stork
Frigatebirds, Boobies, and Gannets
Lesser Frigatebird
Great Frigatebird
frigatebird sp.
Red-footed Booby
Brown Booby
Masked Booby
Nazca Booby
booby sp.
Cormorants and Anhingas
Red-faced Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Japanese Cormorant
Great/Japanese Cormorant
cormorant sp.
Pelicans
Great White Pelican
Dalmatian Pelican
pelican sp.
Herons, Ibis, and Allies
Great Bittern
Black Bittern
Cinnamon Bittern
Schrenck's Bittern
Yellow Bittern
small bittern sp.
Black-crowned Night Heron
Malayan Night Heron
Japanese Night Heron
Malayan/Japanese Night Heron
Pacific Reef-Heron
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Striated Heron
Indian Pond-Heron
Chinese Pond-Heron
Javan Pond-Heron
pond-heron sp.
Eastern Cattle Egret
Western/Eastern Cattle Egret
Great Egret
Medium Egret
Great/Medium Egret
Gray Heron
Great Egret x Gray Heron (hybrid)
Purple Heron
Ardea sp.
heron sp.
white egret sp.
Glossy Ibis
Black-headed Ibis
Crested Ibis
Eurasian Spoonbill
Black-faced Spoonbill
spoonbill sp.
Vultures, Hawks, and Allies
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Black-winged Kite
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Cinereous Vulture
Crested Serpent-Eagle
Mountain Hawk-Eagle
Greater Spotted Eagle
Imperial Eagle
Golden Eagle
Aquila sp.
Gray-faced Buzzard
Eastern Marsh Harrier
Hen Harrier
Northern Harrier
Pallid Harrier
Pied Harrier
Chinese Sparrowhawk
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Eurasian Goshawk
Accipiter sp.
Black Kite
Brahminy Kite
Steller's Sea-Eagle
White-tailed Eagle
Bald Eagle
Harris's Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Eastern Buzzard
Upland Buzzard
Buteo sp.
hawk sp.
eagle sp.
Owls
Japanese Scops-Owl
Ryukyu Scops-Owl
Oriental Scops-Owl
scops-owl sp.
Blakiston's Fish-Owl
Ural Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Boreal Owl
Northern Boobook
Brown/Northern Boobook
owl sp.
Hoopoes
Eurasian Hoopoe
Kingfishers
Common Kingfisher
Ruddy Kingfisher
Black-capped Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher
kingfisher sp.
Bee-eaters, Rollers, and Allies
Dollarbird
Woodpeckers
Eurasian Wryneck
Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker
Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker
Okinawa Woodpecker
White-backed Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Dendrocopos sp.
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Japanese Woodpecker
Gray-headed Woodpecker
Black Woodpecker
woodpecker sp.
Falcons and Caracaras
Eurasian Kestrel
Amur Falcon
Merlin
Eurasian Hobby
Gyrfalcon
Peregrine Falcon
large falcon sp.
small falcon sp.
falcon sp.
diurnal raptor sp.
Cockatoos
Cockatiel
Little Corella
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Parrots, Parakeets, and Allies
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Psittacula sp.
Budgerigar
Rainbow Lorikeet
lorikeet sp.
Fischer's Lovebird
Green Parakeet
parakeet sp.
Old World Pittas
Fairy Pitta
Cuckooshrikes
Ryukyu Minivet
Ashy Minivet
Ryukyu/Ashy Minivet
minivet sp. (gray minivet sp.)
Black-winged Cuckooshrike
Old World Orioles
Black-naped Oriole
Drongos
Black Drongo
Ashy Drongo
Hair-crested Drongo
Monarch Flycatchers
Black Paradise-Flycatcher
Shrikes
Tiger Shrike
Bull-headed Shrike
Red-backed Shrike
Isabelline Shrike
Brown Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike
Northern Shrike
Chinese Gray Shrike
shrike sp.
Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens
Eurasian Jay
Lidth's Jay
Azure-winged Magpie
Oriental Magpie
Eurasian Nutcracker
Daurian Jackdaw
House Crow
Rook
Carrion Crow
Large-billed Crow
Carrion/Large-billed Crow
crow sp.
Common Raven
crow/raven sp.
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice
Coal Tit
Yellow-bellied Tit
Iriomote Tit
Varied Tit
Owston's Tit
Marsh Tit
Willow Tit
Marsh/Willow Tit
Japanese Tit
parid sp.
Penduline-Tits and Verdin
Chinese Penduline-Tit
Larks
Horned Lark
Mongolian Short-toed Lark
Greater/Mongolian Short-toed Lark
Bimaculated Lark
Mongolian Lark
Asian Short-toed Lark
Eurasian Skylark
Bearded Reedling
Bearded Reedling
Cisticolas and Allies
Plain Prinia
Zitting Cisticola
Reed Warblers and Allies
Booted Warbler
Black-browed Reed Warbler
Sedge Warbler
Manchurian Reed Warbler
Blyth's Reed Warbler
Oriental Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus sp.
Grassbirds and Allies
Sakhalin Grasshopper Warbler
Gray's/Sakhalin Grasshopper Warbler
Marsh Grassbird
Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler
Middendorff's Grasshopper Warbler
Pleske's Grasshopper Warbler
Lanceolated Warbler
Locustella sp.
Helopsaltes/Locustella sp.
Martins and Swallows
Bank Swallow
Bank Swallow/Pale Martin
Hirundo sp.
Pacific Swallow
Barn Swallow
Siberian House-Martin
Asian House-Martin
Siberian/Asian House-Martin
Red-rumped Swallow
swallow sp.
Bulbuls
Brown-eared Bulbul
Light-vented Bulbul
Leaf Warblers
Wood Warbler
Yellow-browed Warbler
Yellow-browed/Hume's Warbler
Chinese Leaf Warbler
Pallas's Leaf Warbler
Radde's Warbler
Tickell's Leaf Warbler
Dusky Warbler
Willow Warbler
Common Chiffchaff
Eastern Crowned Warbler
Ijima's Leaf Warbler
Two-barred Warbler
Pale-legged Leaf Warbler
Sakhalin Leaf Warbler
Pale-legged/Sakhalin Leaf Warbler
Japanese Leaf Warbler
Arctic Warbler
Kamchatka Leaf Warbler
Arctic/Kamchatka Leaf Warbler
Japanese Leaf/Arctic/Kamchatka Leaf Warbler
Claudia's Leaf Warbler
Phylloscopus sp.
Bush Warblers and Allies
Asian Stubtail
Japanese Bush Warbler
Manchurian Bush Warbler
Japanese/Manchurian Bush Warbler
Horornis sp.
Long-tailed Tits and Bushtit
Long-tailed Tit
Sylviid Warblers
Lesser Whitethroat
Greater Whitethroat
old world warbler sp.
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies
Bonin White-eye
Chestnut-flanked White-eye
Warbling White-eye
white-eye sp.
Laughingthrushes and Allies
Red-billed Leiothrix
Chinese Hwamei
Chinese/Taiwan Hwamei
Moustached Laughingthrush
White-browed Laughingthrush
Masked Laughingthrush
Kinglets
Goldcrest
Nuthatches
Eurasian Nuthatch
Treecreepers
Eurasian Treecreeper
Wrens
Eurasian Wren
Dippers
Brown Dipper
Starlings and Mynas
Asian Glossy Starling
European Starling
European/Spotless Starling
Rosy Starling
Daurian Starling
Chestnut-cheeked Starling
White-shouldered Starling
Red-billed Starling
White-cheeked Starling
Common Myna
Javan Myna
Crested Myna
Acridotheres sp.
Golden-breasted Starling
myna/starling sp.
Thrushes
White's Thrush
White's/Scaly Thrush
Amami Thrush
Siberian Thrush
Mistle Thrush
Song Thrush
Redwing
Chinese Blackbird
Japanese Thrush
Gray-backed Thrush
Eyebrowed Thrush
Brown-headed Thrush
Izu Thrush
Pale Thrush
Fieldfare
Black-throated Thrush
Red-throated Thrush
Black-throated x Red-throated Thrush (hybrid)
Dusky Thrush
Naumann's Thrush
Dusky x Naumann's Thrush (hybrid)
Dusky/Naumann's Thrush
Turdus sp.
thrush sp.
Old World Flycatchers
Gray-streaked Flycatcher
Dark-sided Flycatcher
Gray-streaked/Dark-sided Flycatcher
Ferruginous Flycatcher
Asian Brown Flycatcher
Muscicapa sp.
Fujian Niltava
Taiwan Vivid Niltava
Blue-and-white Flycatcher
Verditer Flycatcher
European Robin
Rufous-tailed Robin
Japanese Robin
Izu Robin
Japanese/Izu Robin
Ryukyu Robin
Okinawa Robin
Ryukyu/Okinawa Robin
Siberian Blue Robin
Bluethroat
Siberian Rubythroat
Chinese Rubythroat
Red-flanked Bluetail
Yellow-rumped Flycatcher
Narcissus Flycatcher
Ryukyu Flycatcher
Narcissus/Ryukyu Flycatcher
Mugimaki Flycatcher
Taiga Flycatcher
Red-breasted Flycatcher
Taiga/Red-breasted Flycatcher
European Pied Flycatcher
Ficedula sp.
Rufous-backed Redstart
Common Redstart
Black Redstart
Daurian Redstart
redstart sp.
White-throated Rock-Thrush
Blue Rock-Thrush
Whinchat
Amur Stonechat
Siberian/Amur Stonechat
Gray Bushchat
Northern Wheatear
Isabelline Wheatear
Desert Wheatear
Pied Wheatear
muscicapid sp.
Waxwings
Bohemian Waxwing
Japanese Waxwing
Bohemian/Japanese Waxwing
Estrildids
Java Sparrow
Scaly-breasted Munia
White-rumped Munia
Chestnut Munia
White-headed Munia
Lonchura sp.
Red Avadavat
Accentors
Alpine Accentor
Siberian Accentor
Japanese Accentor
Old World Sparrows
Russet Sparrow
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Wagtails and Pipits
Forest Wagtail
Gray Wagtail
Western Yellow Wagtail
Eastern Yellow Wagtail
Western/Eastern Yellow Wagtail
Citrine Wagtail
Japanese Wagtail
White Wagtail
wagtail sp.
Richard's Pipit
Blyth's Pipit
Meadow Pipit
Tree Pipit
Olive-backed Pipit
Pechora Pipit
Red-throated Pipit
Water Pipit
American Pipit
pipit sp.
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies
Brambling
Hawfinch
Yellow-billed Grosbeak
Japanese Grosbeak
Common Rosefinch
Long-tailed Rosefinch
Pallas's Rosefinch
Pine Grosbeak
Eurasian Bullfinch
Asian Rosy-Finch
Oriental Greenfinch
Common Redpoll
Hoary Redpoll
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill
Eurasian Siskin
finch sp.
Longspurs and Snow Buntings
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting
Old World Buntings
Black-headed Bunting
Red-headed Bunting
Black-headed/Red-headed Bunting
Chestnut-eared Bunting
Meadow Bunting
Pine Bunting
Yellow-throated Bunting
Ochre-rumped Bunting
Pallas's Bunting
Reed Bunting
Yellow-breasted Bunting
Little Bunting
Rustic Bunting
Yellow Bunting
Black-faced Bunting
Masked Bunting
Black-faced/Masked Bunting
Chestnut Bunting
Yellow-browed Bunting
Tristram's Bunting
Gray Bunting
Emberiza sp.
New World Sparrows
White-crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Wood-Warblers
Common Yellowthroat
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Others
passerine sp.
bird sp.