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Hellenic Rarities Committee, photo: Lambros Logothetis
List of the Rare Birds οf Greece
Area: Greece
List compiled by: Hellenic Rarities Committee

  Species Scientific Name
1 Bean Goose Anser fabalis  
2 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens  
3 Brant Goose Branta bernicla  
4 Blue-winged Teal Anas discors  
5 Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris  
6 Common Eider Somateria mollissima  
7 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis  
8 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra  
9 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca  
10 Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus  
11 Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix  
12 Great Northern Loon Gavia immer  
13 Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus  
14 Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis  
15 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus  
16 European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus  
17 Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  
18 Western Reef Egret Egretta gularis  
19 Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca  
20 Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus  
21 Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis  
22 Amur Falcon Falco amurensis  
23 Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides  
24 Corn Crake Crex crex  
25 Allen’s Gallinule Porphyrio alleni  
26 Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio  
27 Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo  
28 Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax  
29 Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata  
30 Great Bustard Otis tarda  
31 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva  
32 Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius  
33 White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus  
34 Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius  
35 Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus  
36 Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda  
37 Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris  
38 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima  
39 Baird’s Sandpiper Calidris bairdii  
40 White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis  
41 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis  
42 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos  
43 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor  
44 Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius  
45 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius  
46 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes  
47 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus  
48 Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor  
49 Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni  
50 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus  
51 Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus  
52 Great Skua Stercorarius skua  
53 Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus  
54 Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis  
55 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea  
56 Laughing Gull Larus atricilla  
57 Pallas's Gull Larus ichthyaetus  
58 White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus  
59 European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  
60 Armenian Gull Larus armenicus  
61 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides  
62 Greater Black-backed Gull Larus marinus  
63 Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis  
64 Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata  
65 Pallas's Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus  
66 Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis  
67 Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis  
68 Eurasian Pygmy Owl Glaucidium passerinum  
69 Little Swift Apus affinis  
70 White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis  
71 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis  
72 Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis  
73 Dupont's Lark Chersophilus duponti  
74 Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata  
75 White-winged Lark Melanocorypha leucoptera  
76 Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis  
77 Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens  
78 Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi  
79 Eurasian Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus  
80 White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis  
81 Moussier's Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri  
82 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus  
83 Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti  
84 Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii  
85 Hooded Wheatear Oenanthe monacha  
86 White-crowned Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga  
87 Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura  
88 White's Thrush Zoothera dauma  
89 Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis  
90 Booted Warbler Iduna caligata  
91 Western Olivaceous Warbler Iduna opaca  
92 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta  
93 Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola  
94 Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola  
95 Marmora’s Warbler Sylvia sarda  
96 Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata  
97 Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata  
98 Green Warbler Phylloscopus nitidus  
99 Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis  
100 Pallas's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus  
101 Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus  
102 Hume’s Warbler Phylloscopus humei  
103 Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus  
104 Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus  
105 Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica  
106 Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus  
107 Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis  
108 Spotless Starling Sturnus unicolor  
109 Dead Sea Sparrow Passer moabiticus  
110 Red-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus  
111 Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus  
112 Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus  
113 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis  
114 Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos  
115 Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica  
116 Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla  
117 Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola  

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