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Checklist of the Birds of Malta

  • MUTE SWAN - Cygnus olor - Cinju
  • BEAN GOOSE - Anser fabalis - Wizza tal-Ful
  • WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE - Anser albifrons - Wizza tal-Maskra
  • GREYLAG GOOSE - Anser anser - Wizza Griza
  • RED-BREASTED GOOSE - Branta ruficollis - Wizza Hamra
  • EGYPTIAN GOOSE - Alopochen aegyptiaca - Wizza tal-Egittu
  • RUDDY SHELDUCK - Tadorna ferruginea - Kuluvert Ahmar
  • COMMON SHELDUCK - Tadorna tadorna - Kuluvert tas-Salib
  • EURASIAN WIGEON - Anas penelope - Silfjun Ewropew
  • FALCATED DUCK - Anas falcata - Silfjun Asjatiku
  • GADWALL - Anas strepera - Kuluvert Griz
  • BAIKAL TEAL - Anas formosa - Sarsella tas-Siberja
  • EURASIAN TEAL - Anas crecca - Sarsella
  • MALLARD - Anas platyrhynchos - Kuluvert
  • PINTAIL - Anas acuta - Silfjun
  • GARGANEY - Anas querquedula - Sarsella Hamra
  • SHOVELER - Anas clypeata - Palettuna
  • MARBLED DUCK - Marmaronetta angustirostris - Sarsella Mnaqqxa
  • RED-CRESTED POCHARD - Netta rufina - Brajmla Prima
  • COMMON POCHARD - Aythya ferina - Brajmla

    Common Shelduck - photo Denis Cachia   Eurasian Wigeon - photo Denis Cachia   Common Pochard - photo Denis Cachia

  • FERRUGINOUS DUCK - Aytha nyroca - Brajmla Hamra
  • TUFTED DUCK - Aythya fuligula - Brajmla tat-Toppu
  • GREATER SCAUP - Aythya marila - Brajmla Rasha Sewda
  • COMMON SCOTER - Melanitta nigra - Brajmla Sewda
  • COMMON GOLDENEYE - Buchephala clangula - Brajmla tal-Ghajn
  • SMEW - Mergellus albellus - Serra Bajda
  • RED-BREASTED MERGANSER - Mergus serrator - Serra
  • GOOSANDER - Mergus merganser - Serra Prima
  • WHITE-HEADED DUCK - Oxyura leucocephal - Brajmla Rasha Bajda
  • COMMON QUAIL - Coturnix coturnix - Summiena
  • RED-THROATED DIVER - Gavia stellata - Bughaddas
  • LITTLE GREBE - Tachybaptus ruficollis - Blongun Zghir
  • GREAT CRESTED GREBE - Podiceps cristatus - Blongun Prim
  • BLACK-NECKED GREBE - Podiceps nigricollis - Blongun sekond
  • CORY'S SHEARWATER - Calonectris diomedea - Ciefa
  • SOOTY SHEARWATER - Puffinus griseus - Garnija Sewda
  • MANX SHEARWATER - Puffinus puffinus - Garnija tal-Atlantiku
  • YELKOUAN SHEARWATER - Puffinus yelkouan - Garnija
  • EUROPEAN STORM-PETREL - Hydrobates pelagicus - Kangu ta' Filfla
  • LEACH'S STORM-PETREL - Oceanodroma leucorhoa -Kangu tal-Atlantiku

    Little Grebe - photo Denis Cachia   Black-necked Grebe - photo Denis Cachia   Cory's Shearwater - photo Denis Cachia


  • NORTHERN GANNET - Morus bassanus - Sula
  • GREAT CORMORANT - Phalacrocorax carbo - Margun
  • SHAG - Phalacrocorax aristotelis - Margun tat-Toppu
  • WHITE PELICAN - Pelecanus onocrotalus - Pellikan
  • EURASIAN BITTERN - Botaurus stellaris - Kappun
  • LITTLE BITTERN - Ixobrychus minutus - Russett tas-Sigar
  • NIGHT HERON - Nycticorax nycticorax - Kwakka
  • SQUACCO HERON - Ardeola ralloides - Agrett Isfar
  • CATTLE EGRET - Bubulcus ibis - Agrett tal-Bhejjem
  • WESTERN REEF EGRET - Egretta gularis - Agrett tax-Xatt
  • LITTLE EGRET - Egretta garzetta - Agrett Abjad
  • GREAT WHITE EGRET - Ardea alba - Russett Abjad
  • GREY HERON - Ardea cinerea - Russett Griz
  • PURPLE HERON - Ardea purpurea - Russett Ahmar
  • BLACK STORK - Ciconia nigra - Cikonja Sewda
  • WHITE STORK - Ciconia ciconia - Cikonja Bajda
  • GLOSSY IBIS - Plegadis falcinellus - Velleran
  • EURASIAN SPOONBILL - Platalea leucorodia - Paletta
  • GREATER FLAMINGO - Phoenicopterus roseus - Fjamingu

    Great Cormorant - photo Denis Cachia   Grey Heron - photo Denis Cachia   Eurasian Spoonbill - photo Denis Cachia


  • HONEY-BUZZARD - Pernis apivorus - Kuccarda
  • BLACK KITE - Milvus migrans - Astun Iswed
  • RED KITE - Milvus milvus - Astun Ahmar
  • WHITE-TAILED EAGLE - Haliaeetus albicilla - Ajkla tal-Bahar
  • EGYPTIAN VULTURE - Neophron percnopterus - Avultun Abjad
  • GRIFFON VULTURE - Gyps fulvus - Avultun Prim
  • SHORT-TOED EAGLE - Circaetus gallicus - Ajkla Bajda
  • MARSH HARRIER - Circus aeruginosus - Baghdan Ahmar
  • HEN HARRIER - Circus cyaneus - Baghdan Ikhal
  • PALLID HARRIER - Circus macrourus - Baghdan Abjad
  • MONTAGU'S HARRIER - Circus pygargus - Baghdan Griz
  • EURASIAN SPARROWHAWK - Accipiter nisus - Sparvier
  • COMMON BUZZARD - Buteo buteo - Kuccarda Prima

    The above checklist is based on a checklist published by BirdLife Malta (2004).

    This website is maintained by Denis Cachia.

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