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Posted 30 April 2013 - 04:18 PM

This is a list of the bird species recorded in Turkey. The avifauna of Turkey includes a total of 474 species, of which 4 have been introduced by humans, and 72 species are rare/accidental. 14 species are globally threatened.


This list's taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families, and species) and nomenclature (common and scientific names) follow the conventions of Clements's 5th edition. The family accounts at the beginning of each heading reflects this taxonomy, as do the species counts found in each family account. Introduced and accidental species are included in the total counts for Turkey.


The following tags have been used to highlight certain relevant categories. The commonly occurring, native, species do not fall into any of these categories.

    [*](A) Accidental A species that rarely or accidentally occurs in Turkey.
    [*](E) Endangered A species that is endangered in Turkey
    [*](I) Introduced A species introduced to Turkey as a consequence, direct or indirect, of human actions.

    Latest addition to Turkish Bird List: Allen's Gallinule (Porphyrio alleni); 26 April 2013



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