Holarctic Listing

A checklist of the birds of the Holarctic Region


Updated 8 May 2016.

Total 2304 species, of which 1589 regularly occur in the Palaearctic (WP 916, EP 1220), and 967 in the Nearctic.

Holarctic_Birds_2016-05-08a.xls   [c1.2MB]

Microsoft Excel user tips:

  • Double-click on a taxon's Subspecies cell to expand its subspecies list (click on any other cell to restore).
  • Hover pointer over a taxon's Split by cell to reveal a description of the split.
  • Temporarily hide the Subspecies column to create a printable checklist format (landscape).
  • Temporarily unhide column N to reveal the latest modification dates for all taxa.