List of birds of Finland

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29 different birds of Finland

This is a list of the bird species recorded in Finland. The avifauna of Finland includes a total of 450 species, of which five have been introduced by humans, and seven have not been reported in Finland since 1950.

This list's taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families, and species) and nomenclature (English and scientific names) follow the Finnish Ornithological Society (Suomen Lintutieteellinen Yhdistys) list.

  • (B) Historical – species that has not occurred in Finland since 1950.
  • (C) Introduced – species introduced to Finland as a consequence, direct or indirect, of human actions.
  • (*) Rarities – species which are rare in Finland, requiring submission to the Finnish Rarities Committee (Rariteettikomitea) for acceptance.

Swans, geese and ducks[edit]

Order: Anseriformes. Family: Anatidae

Grouse[edit]

Order: Galliformes. Family: Tetraonidae

Pheasants and partridges[edit]

Order: Galliformes. Family: Phasianidae

Divers[edit]

Order: Gaviiformes. Family: Gaviidae

Grebes[edit]

Order: Podicipediformes. Family: Podicipedidae

Shearwaters and petrels[edit]

Order: Procellariiformes. Family: Procellariidae

Storm petrels[edit]

Order: Procellariiformes. Family: Hydrobatidae

Gannets[edit]

Order: Pelecaniformes. Family: Sulidae

Cormorants[edit]

Order: Pelecaniformes. Family: Phalacrocoracidae

Pelicans[edit]

Order: Pelecaniformes. Family: Pelecanidae

Bitterns, herons and egrets[edit]

Order: Ciconiiformes. Family: Ardeidae

Storks[edit]

Order: Ciconiiformes. Family: Ciconiidae

Ibises and spoonbills[edit]

Order: Ciconiiformes. Family: Threskiornithidae

Kites, hawks and eagles[edit]

Order: Falconiformes. Family: Accipitridae

Osprey[edit]

Order: Falconiformes. Family: Pandionidae

Falcons[edit]

Order: Falconiformes. Family: Falconidae

Rails, crakes, gallinules, and coots[edit]

Order: Gruiformes. Family: Rallidae

Cranes[edit]

Order: Gruiformes. Family: Gruidae

Bustards[edit]

Order: Gruiformes. Family: Otididae

Oystercatchers[edit]

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Haematopodidae

Avocets and stilts[edit]

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Recurvirostridae

Thick-knees[edit]

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Burhinidae

Pratincoles and coursers[edit]

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Glareolidae

Plovers and lapwings[edit]

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Charadriidae

Sandpipers and allies[edit]

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Scolopacidae

Skuas[edit]

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Stercorariidae

Gulls[edit]

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Laridae

Terns[edit]

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Sternidae

Auks[edit]

Order: Charadriiformes. Family: Alcidae

Sandgrouse[edit]

Order: Pterocliformes. Family: Pteroclidae

Pigeons and doves[edit]

Order: Columbiformes. Family: Columbidae

Cuckoos[edit]

Order: Cuculiformes. Family: Cuculidae

Barn owls[edit]

Order: Strigiformes. Family: Tytonidae

Typical owls[edit]

Order: Strigiformes. Family: Strigidae

Nightjars[edit]

Order: Caprimulgiformes. Family: Caprimulgidae

Swifts[edit]

Order: Apodiformes. Family: Apodidae

Kingfishers[edit]

Order: Coraciiformes. Family: Alcedinidae

Bee-eaters[edit]

Order: Coraciiformes. Family: Meropidae

Rollers[edit]

Order: Coraciiformes. Family: Coraciidae

Hoopoes[edit]

Order: Coraciiformes. Family: Upupidae

Woodpeckers[edit]

Order: Piciformes. Family: Picidae

Larks[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Alaudidae

Swallows and martins[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Hirundinidae

Pipits and wagtails[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Motacillidae

Waxwings[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Bombycillidae

Dippers[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Cinclidae

Wrens[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Troglodytidae

Accentors[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Prunellidae

Thrushes and allies[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Turdidae

Old World warblers[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Sylviidae

Old World flycatchers[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Muscicapidae

Parrotbills[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Paradoxornithidae

Long-tailed tits[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Aegithalidae

Tits[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Paridae

Nuthatches[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Sittidae

Treecreepers[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Certhiidae

Penduline tits[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Remizidae

Old World orioles[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Oriolidae

Shrikes[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Laniidae

Jays, magpies, crows, and ravens[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Corvidae

Starlings[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Sturnidae

Sparrows[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Passeridae

Finches[edit]

Order: Passeriformes. Family: Fringillidae

Buntings, sparrows, seedeaters and allies[edit]

Order: Passeriformes Family: Emberizidae

See also[edit]

References[edit]