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355 bird species have been registered in Albania so far. Nevertheless, only circa 315 species are regularly observed. The rest are either very rare or not observed during the last 10-15 years.

From those 355 species, 19 species are Globally Endangered, with one species, the Slender-billed Curlew (Numenius tenuirostris) being Critically Endangered (CR) category, 3 species as Endangered and 15 species as Vulnerable.

According to the RED List of the Fauna of Albania, 82 species have an unfavorable conservation status. 27 species are considered as Critically Endangered at the national level, 25 species as Endangered and 30 species as Vulnerable.

125 bird species present in Albania belong to the Annex I of Birds Directive. Their conservation is a priority as the species mentioned in Annex I shall be the subject of special conservation measures concerning their habitat in order to ensure their survival and reproduction in their area of distribution.

NB. This table of information follows the taxonomic order in accordance with HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist.

The information on the bird species present in Albania, is the result of the long-term monitoring and conservation efforts of AOS team including field activities and desk research on the ornithological data about Albania.

No

Albanian name

Scientific name

English name

Presence

Global Status

Albanian Red List

Anex I Bird Directive

1

Shkurta

Coturnix coturnix

Quail

Regular

   

2

Thëllëza e malit

Alectoris graeca

Rock Patridge

Regular

NT

  

3

Fazani

Phasianus colchicus

Pheasant

Very rare

 

CR

 

4

Thëllëza e fushës

Perdix perdix

Grey Partridge

Rare

 

VU

 

5

Pula me çafkë

Bonasa bonasia

Hazel Grouse

Regular

 

CR

I

6

Gjeli  i egër

Tetrao urogallus

Capercaillie

Regular

 

CR

I

7

Gjeli i egër bishtlirë

Lyrurus tetrix

Black Grouse

Very rare*

  

I

8

Rosa kokëbardhë

Oxyura leucocephala

White-headed Duck

Very rare*

EN

CR

I

9

Mjelma me xhungë

Cygnus olor

Mute Swan

Regular

   

10

Mjelma qafëdrejtë

Cygnus cygnus

Whooper Swan

Regular

  

I

11

Mjelma e vogël

Cygnus columbianus

Bewick’s Swan

Regular

  

I

12

Pata e vogël laramane

Branta ruficollis

Red-breasted Goose

Very rare

VU

CR

I

13

Pata e egër

Anser anser

Greylag goose

Regular

   

14

Pata e arave

Anser fabalis

Bean Goose

Very rare*

   

15

Pata ballëbardhë

Anser albifrons

White-fronted Goose

Regular

 

VU

 

16

Pata këmbëkuqe

Anser erythropus

Lesser White-fronted Goose

Very rare*

VU

 

I

17

Rosa e ngricave

Clangula hyemalis

Long-tailed Duck

Rare

VU

  

18

Pata e detit

Somateria mollissima

Eider

Regular

   

19

Rosa e zezë krahëbardhë

Melanitta fusca

Velvet Scoter

Regular

VU

  

20

Rosa e zezë

Melanitta nigra

Common Scoter

Regular

   

21

Rosa me katër sy

Bucephala clangula

Goldeneye

Regular

   

22

Zhytësi i vogël laraman

Mergellus albellus

Smew

Regular

  

I

23

Zhytësi i mesëm

Mergus merganser

Goosander

Regular

 

VU

 

24

Zhytësi i mesëm me callme

Mergus serrator

Red-breasted merganser

Regular

   

25

Laroshja

Tadorna tadorna

Shellduck

Regular

   

26

Kuqaloshja

Tadorna ferruginea

Ruddy Shelduck

Very rare

  

I

27

Rosa pikaloshe

Marmaronetta angustirostris

Marbled Teal

Very rare

VU

 

I

28

Murrcaku

Netta rufina

Red-crested Pochard

Regular

   

29

Kryekuqe e mjeme

Aythya ferina

Pochard

Regular

VU

  

30

Kryekuqe e vogël

Aythya nyroca

Ferruginous Duck

Regular

NT

CR

I

31

Rosa laramane me çafkë

Aythya fuligula

Tufted Duck

Regular

   

32

Rosa kredharake

Aythya marila

Scaup

Regular

   

33

Marsatorja

Spatula querquedula

Garganey

Regular

   

34

Sqepluga

Spatula clypeata

Shoveler

Regular

   

35

Rosa e përhime

Mareca strepera

Gadwall

Regular

   

36

Kryekuqe e madhe

Mareca penelope

Wigeon

Regular

   

37

Kuqla qafëgjelbër

Anas platyrhynchos

Mallard

Regular

   

38

Rosa bishtgjelë

Anas acuta

Pintail

Regular

   

39

Rosa kërre

Anas crecca

Teal

Regular

   

40

Kredharaku i vogël

Tachybaptus ruficollis

Little Grebe

Regular

   

41

Kredharaku faqehirtë

Podiceps grisegena

Red-necked Grebe

Regular

   

42

Kredharaku i madh

Podiceps cristatus

Great Crested Grebe

Regular

   

43

Kredharaku me veshë

Podiceps auritus

Slavonian Grebe

Regular

VU

 

I

44

Kredharaku gushëzi

Podiceps nigricollis

Black-necked Grebe

Regular

   

45

Lejleku krahëkuq

Phoenicopterus roseus

Flamingo

Regular

  

I

46

Pëllumbi i egër i shkëmbit

Columba livia

Rock Dove

Regular

   

47

Pellumbi i egër i pyllit

Columba oenas

Stock Dove

Regular

   

48

Gugashi

Columba palumbus

Wood Pigeon

Regular

   

49

Turtulli

Streptopelia turtur

Turtle Dove

Regular

VU

  

50

Kumria

Streptopelia decaocto

Collared Dove

Regular

   

51

Kumria e kafenjt

Spilopelia senegalensis

 

Vagrant

   

52

Dallëndyshe nate

Caprimulgus europeus

Nightjar

Regular

  

I

53

Dejka gjoksbardhë

Tachymarptis melba

Alpine Swift

Regular

   

54

Dejka e zbehtë

Apus pallidus

Pallid Swift

Regular

   

55

Dejka

Apus apus

Swift

Regular

   

56

Qyqja me çafkë

Clamator glandarius

Great Spotted Cuckoo

Rare

   

57

Qyqja

Cuculus canorus

Cuckoo

Regular

   

58

Gjeli i ujit

Rallus aquaticus

Water Rail

Regular

   

59

Mbreti i shkurtës

Crex crex

Corncrake

Regular

 

VU

I

60

Porzana pikaloshe

Porzana porzana

Spotted Crake

Regular

 

DD

I

61

Porzana e vogël

Zapornia parva

Little Crake

Regular

 

DD

I

62

Porzana zogëzë

Zapornia pusilla

Baillon’s Crake

Regular

 

DD

I

63

Pulëza e ujit

Gallinula chloropus

Common Moorhen

Regular

   

64

Bajza

Fulica atra

Eurasian Coot

Regular

   

65

Krilla

Grus grus

Crane

Regular

  

I

66

Pula e livadheve

Tetrax tetrax

Little Bustard

Regular

NT

CR

I

67

Pula me mjekër

Otis tarda

Great Bustard

Very rare*

VU

DD

I

68

Nori gushëkuq

Gavia stellata

Red-throated Diver

Regular

  

I

69

Nori gushëzi

Gavia arctica

Black-throated Diver

Regular

  

I

70

Nori polar

Gavia immer

Great Northern Diver

Regular

  

I

71

Zgalemi i vogël

Hydrobates pelagicus

Storm-petrel

Regular

 

EN

I

72

Lajmëtari i madh i furtunës

Calonectris diomedea

Cory’s Shearwater

Regular

 

EN

I

73

Lajmëtari i vogël i furtunës

Puffinus yelkouan

Mediterranean Shearwater

Regular

VU

EN

I

74

Lejleku i zi

Ciconia nigra

Black Stork

Regular

 

DD

I

75

Lejleku

Ciconia ciconia

White Stork

Regular

 

CR

I

76

Ҫapka sqeplugë

Platalea leucorodia

Spoonbill

Regular

 

EN

I

77

Kojliku i zi

Plegadis falcinellus

Ibis

Regular

 

EN

I

78

Gakthi

Botaurus stellaris

Bittern

Regular

 

VU

I

79

Gakthi i vogël

Ixobrychus minutus

Little Bittern

Regular

  

I

80

Ҫapka e natës

Nycticorax nycticorax

Night Heron

Regular

 

VU

I

81

Ҫapka e verdhë

Ardeola ralloides

Squaco Heron

Regular

 

VU

I

82

Ҫapka lopcare

Bubulcus ibis

Cattle Egret

Regular

   

83

Ҫapka e përhime

Ardea cinerea

Grey Heron

Regular

 

VU

 

84

Ҫapkë rrudhi

Ardea purpurea

Purple Heron

Regular

 

EN

I

85

Ҫapka e madhe e bardhë

Ardea alba

Great White Egret

Regular

 

EN

I

86

Ҫapka e bardhë e vogël

Egretta garzetta

Little Egret

Regular

 

VU

I

87

Pelikani kacurrel

Pelecanus crispus

Dalmatian Pelican

Regular

NT

CR

I

88

Pelikani rozë

Pelecanus onocrotalus

Great White Pelican

Regular

  

I

89

Basani i cmendur

Morus bassanus

Northern Gannet

Very rare

   

90

Karabullaku i vogël

Microcarbo pygmeus

Pygmy Cormorant

Regular

 

CR

I

91

Karabullaku me çafkë

Gulosus aristotelis

Shag

Regular

 

EN

I

92

Karabullaku i detit

Phalacrocorax carbo

Great Cormorant

Regular

   

93

Gjelaci symadh

Burhinus oedicnemus

Eurasian Thick-knee

Regular

   

94

Laraska e detit

Haematopus ostralegus

Oystercatcher

Regular

NT

VU

 

95

Sqepbiza

Recurvirostra avosetta

Avocet

Regular

 

EN

I

96

Kalorësi

Himantopus himantopus

Black-winged Stilt

Regular

 

EN

I

97

Gjelëza pikaloshe

Pluvialis squatarola

Grey Plover

Regular

   

98

Gjelaci pikalosh ngjyrë ari

Pluvialis apricaria

Goden Plover

Regular

  

I

99

Gjelaci siberian ngjyrëartë

Pluvialis fulva

Pacific Golden Plover

Vagrant

   

100

Gjelaci i vogël

Eudromias morinellus

Eurasian Dotterel

Very rare

  

I

101

Vraponjësi i madh

Charadrius hiaticula

Ringed Plover

Regular

   

102

Vraponjësi i vogël

Charadrius dubius

Little Ringed Plover

Regular

   

103

Vraponjësi gushëbardhë

Charadrius alexandrinus

Kentish Plover

Regular

  

I

104

Gicvilja

Vanellus vanellus

Lapwing

Regular

NT

  

105

Kojliku mesatar

Numenius phaeopus

Whimbrel

Regular

   

106

Kojliku sqephollë

Numenius tenurirostris

Slender-billed Curlew

Very rare*

CR

CR

I

107

Kojliku i madh

Numenius arquata

European Curlew

Regular

NT

  

108

Gjelëza e vogël bishtvijëzuar

Limosa lapponica

Red-tailed Godwit

Regular

  

I

109

Gjelëza e madhe bishtzezë

Limosa limosa

Black-tailed Godwit

Regular

NT

  

110

Gjelëza laramane

Arenaria interpres

Turnstone

Regular

   

111

Gjelëza e madhe

Calidris canutus

Red Knot

Rare

   

112

Luftëtari

Calidris pugnax

Ruff

Regular

  

I

113

Vrapuesi sqepshtypur

Calidris falcinellus

Broad-billed Sandpiper

Rare

   

114

Gjelëza gushëkuqe

Calidris ferruginea

Curlew Sandpiper

Regular

   

115

Gjelaci xhuxh

Calidris temminckii

Temminck’s Stint

Rare

   

116

Gjelëza me tri gishta

Calidris alba

Sanderling

Regular

   

117

Gjelëza gushëzezë

Calidris alpina

Dunlin

Regular

  

I

118

Gjelaci i vogël

Calidris minuta

Little Stint

Regular

   

119

Gjelaci

Calidris pusilla

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Very rare*

NT

  

120

Shapka

Scolopax rusticola

Woodcock

Regular

   

121

Shapka e madhe e ujit

Gallinago media

Great Snipe

Regular

NT

CR

I

122

Shapka e ujit

Gallinago gallinago

Common Snipe

Regular

   

123

Shapka e vogël e ujit

Lymnocryptes minimus

Jack Snipe

Regular

   

124

Gjelëza sqephollë

Phalaropus lobatus

Red-necked Phalarope

Vagrant

   

125

Këmbëqirithi i përhimë

Xenus cinereus

Terek Sandpiper

Vagrant

  

I

126

Qyrylyku i vogël

Actitis hypoleucos

Common Sandpiper

Regular

   

127

Qyrylyku këmbëpërhimë

Tringa ochropus

Green Sandpiper

Regular

   

128

Qyrylyku i murrmë

Tringa erythropus

Spotted Redshank

Regular

   

129

Qyrylyku i madh

Tringa nebularia

Greenshank

Regular

   

130

Qyrylyku këmbëqirizë

Tringa totanus

Redshank

Regular

   

131

Qyrylyku i zallit

Tringa glareola

Wood Sandpiper

Regular

  

I

132

Qyrylyku sqephollë

Tringa stagnatilis

Marsh Sandpiper

Regular

   

133

Dallëndyshe deti

Glareola pratincola

Pratincole

Regular

 

VU

I

134

Dallëndyshe deti krahëzezë

Glareola nordmanni

Black-winged Pratincole

Vagrant

NT

  

135

Pulëbardha e vogël

Hydrocoleus minutus

Little Gull

Regular

  

I

136

Pulëbardha tregishtore

Rissa tridactyla

Kittiwake

Very rare

VU

  

137

Pulëbardha rozë

Larus genei

Slender-billed Gull

Regular

 

VU

I

138

Pulëbardha e zakonshme

Larus ridibundus

Black-headed Gull

Regular

   

139

Pulëbardha kokëzezë

Larus melanocephalus

Mediterranean Gull

Regular

  

I

140

Pulëbardha e kepit

Larus audouinii

Audouin’s Gull

Regular

  

I

141

Pulëbardha e përhime

Larus canus

Common Gull

Regular

   

142

Pulëbardha mesatare shpinëzezë

Larus fuscus

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Regular

   

143

Pulëbardha këmbëverdhë

Larus michahellis

Yellow-legged Gull

Regular

 

EN

 

144

Pulbardha e Kaspikut

Larus cachinnans

Caspian Gull

Very rare

   

145

Pulëbardha shpinëzezë

Larus marinus

Great Blacked-backed Gull

Rare

   

146

Dallëndyshe deti ballëbardhë

Sternula albifrons

Little Tern

Regular

  

I

147

Dallëndyshe deti këmbëzezë

Gelochelidon nylotica

Gull-billed Tern

Regular

  

I

148

Dallëndyshe deti e madhe

Hydroprogne caspia

Caspian Tern

Regular

  

I

149

Dallëndyshe deti faqebardhë

Chlidonias hybrida

Whiskered Tern

Regular

  

I

150

Dallëndyshe deti krahëbardhë

Chlidonias leucopterus

White-winged Tern

Regular

   

151

Dallëndyshe deti e zezë

Chlidonias niger

Black Tern

Regular

  

I

152

Dallëndyshe e zakonshme deti

Sterna hirundo

Common Tern

Regular

 

EN

I

153

Sterni dimërak

Thalasseus sandvicensis

Sanwich Tern

Regular

 

VU

I

154

Pulëbardha parazite

Stercorarias parasiticus

Parasitic Skua

Regular

   

155

Kukuvajka mjekëroshe

Tyto alba

Barn Owl

Regular

 

VU

 

156

Kukuvajka

Athene noctua

Little Owl

Regular

   

157

Kukuvajka e Tengmalnit

Aegolius funereus

Tengmalm’s Owl

Rare

  

I

158

Gjoni

Otus scops

Scops Owl

Regular

   

159

Bufi veshëgjatë

Asio otus

Long-eared Owl

Regular

   

160

Bufi veshëshkurtër

Asio flammeus

Short-eared Owl

Regular

 

VU

I

161

Kukuvajka e pyjeve

Strix aluco

Tawny Owl

Regular

   

162

Kukuvajka e Uraleve

Strix uralensis

Ural Owl

Very rare*

   

163

Bufi i bores

Bubo scandiacus

Snowy Owl

Very rare*

VU

  

164

Bufi

Bubo bubo

Eagle Owl

Regular

 

CR

I

165

Shqiponja peshkngrënëse

Pandion haliaetus

Osprey

Regular

 

VU

I

166

Huta grenxangrënëse

Pernis apivorus

Honey Buzzard

Regular

 

EN

I

167

Shkaba mjekëroshe

Gypaetus barbatus

Lammegeijer

Very rare*

NT

CR

I

168

Kali i qyqes

Neophron percnopterus

Egyptian Vulture

Rare

EN

VU

I

169

Shqiponja gjarpërngrënëse

Circaetus gallicus

Short-toed Eagle

Regular

 

VU

I

170

Shkaba

Gyps fulvus

Griffon Vulture

Rare

 

CR

I

171

Shkaba e zezë

Aegypius monachus

Black Vulture

Very rare

NT

 

I

172

Shqiponja e vogël e rosave

Clanga pomarina

Lesser Spotted Eagle

Regular

 

CR

I

173

Shqiponja e madhe e rosave

Clanga clanga

Greater Spotted Eagle

Rare

VU

CR

I

174

Shqiponja perandorake

Aquila heliaca

Imperial Eagle

Rare

VU

CR

I

175

Shqiponja e maleve

Aquila chrysaetos

Golden Eagle

Regular

 

EN

I

176

Shqiponja bishtvizuar

Aquila fasciata

Bonelli’s Eagle

Regular

 

EN

I

177

Shqiponja e vogël

Hieraaetus penatus

Booted Eagle

Regular

 

EN

I

178

Shqipja e kënetës

Circus aeruginosus

Marsh Harrier

Regular

 

VU

I

179

Shqipja e fushës

Circus cyaneus

Hen Harrier

Regular

 

EN

I

180

Shqipja e stepave

Circus macrourus

Pallid Harrier

Regular

NT

CR

I

181

Shqipja e balltaqeve

Circus pygargus

Montagu’s Harrier

Regular

 

EN

I

182

Gjeraqina këmbëshkurtër

Accipiter brevipes

Levant Sparrowhawk

Regular

 

CR

I

183

Gjeraqina e shkurtës

Accipiter nisus

Sparrowhawk

Regular

 

EN

 

184

Gjeraqina

Accipiter gentilis

Gosshawk

Regular

 

VU

I

185

Shqiponja e detit

Haliaeetus albicilla

White-tailed Eagle

Very rare*

 

CR

I

186

Huta bishtgërshërë e kuqerreme

Milvus milvus

Red Kite

Rare

NT

EN

I

187

Huta e zezë bishtgërshërë

Milvus migrans

Black Kite

Rare

 

EN

I

188

Huta me kalca

Buteo lagopus

Rough-legged Buzzard

Regular

 

CR

 

189

Huta

Buteo buteo

Common Buzzard

Regular

 

VU

 

190

Huta bishtbardhë

Buteo rufinus

Long-legged Buzzard

Regular

 

CR

I

191

Pupëza

Upupa epops

Hoopoe

Regular

 

VU

 

192

Gargulli i gjelbër

Merops percicus

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater

Vagrant

   

193

Gargulli

Merops apiaster

Bee-eater

Regular

 

EN

 

194

Grifsha e detit

Coracias garrulus

Roller

Regular

 

CR

I

195

Bilbili i ujit

Alcedo atthis

Kingfisher

Regular

  

I

196

Qafëdredhësi

Jynx torquilla

Wryneck

Regular

   

197

Qukapiku i përhimë

Picus canus

Grey-headed Woodpecker

Regular

 

VU

I

198

Qukapiku i gjelbër

Picus viridis

Green Woodpecker

Regular

   

199

Qukapiku i zi

Dryocopus martius

Black Woodpecker

Regular

  

I

200

Qukapiku tregishtor

Picoides tridactylus

Three-toed Woodpecker

Rare

 

DD

 

201

Qukapiku i mesëm larosh

Leiopicus medius

Middle Spotted Woodpecker

Regular

  

I

202

Qukapiku larosh i vogël

Dryobates minor

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

Regular

   

203

Qukapiku larosh kurrizbardhë

Dendrocopos leucotos

White-backed Woodpecker

Regular

  

I

204

Qukapiku i zakonshëm larosh

Dendrocopos syriacus

Syrian Woodpecker

Regular

  

I

205

Qukapiku larosh i madh

Dendrocopos major

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Regular

   

206

Skifteri kthetraverdhë

Falco naumanni

Lesser Kestrel

Regular

 

VU

I

207

Skifteri kthetrazi

Falco tinnunculus

Kestrel

Regular

 

VU

 

208

Skifteri këmbëkuq

Falco vespertinus

Red-footed Falcon

Regular

NT

 

I

209

Skifteri mbretëror

Falco eleonorae

Eleonora’s Falcon

Regular

 

CR

I

210

Skifteri i vogël

Falco columbarius

Merlin

Regular

 

VU

I

211

Skifteri i drurëve

Falco subbuteo

Hobby

Regular

 

VU

 

212

Skifteri i Mesdheut

Falco biarmicus

Lanner Falcon

Very rare

 

CR

I

213

Skifteri i gjuetisë

Falco cherrug

Saker Falcon

Very rare

EN

CR

I

214

Krahëthata

Falco peregrinus

Peregrine Falcon

Regular

 

VU

I

215

Bengu

Oriolus oriolus

Golden Oriole

Regular

   

216

Larushi kurrizkuq

Lanius collurio

Red-backed Shrike

Regular

  

I

217

Larushi i vogël ballzi

Lanius minor

Lesser Grey Shrike

Regular

 

DD

I

218

Larushi i madh i përhimë

Lanius excubitor

Great Grey Shrike

Regular

 

DD

 

219

Larushi kokëkuq

Lanius senator

Woodchat Shrike

Regular

   

220

Larushi ballëbardhë

Lanius nubicus

Masked Shrike

Very rare

  

I

221

Stërqoka sqepkuqe

Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax

Cough

Regular

  

I

222

Stërqoka e malit

Pyrrhocoax graculus

Alpine Cough

Regular

   

223

Grifsha

Garrulus glandarius

Jay

Regular

   

224

Laraska bishtgjatë

Pica pica

Eurasian Magpie

Regular

   

225

Boçethyesi

Nucifraga cariocatactes

Nutcracker

Regular

   

226

Gala

Corvus monedula

Jackdaw

Regular

   

227

Korbi sqepbardhë

Corvus frugilegus

Rook

Regular

   

228

Korbi

Corvus corax

Raven

Regular

   

229

Sorra e zezë

Corvus corone

Carrion Crow

Regular

   

230

Sorra e përhime

Corvus cornix

Hooded Crow

Regular

   

231

Trishtili i zi

Periparus ater

Coal Tit

Regular

   

232

Trishtili me çafkë

Lophophanes cristatus

Crested Tit

Regular

   

233

Trishtili i madh i murrmë

Poecile lugubris

Sombre Tit

Regular

   

234

Trishtili  i vogël i murrmë

Poecile palustris

Marsh Tit

Regular

 

DD

 

235

Trishtili i malit

Poecile montanus

Willow Tit

Regular

   

236

Trishtili i kaltër

Cyanistes caeruleus

Blue Tit

Regular

   

237

Trishtili i madh

Parus major

Great Tit

Regular

   

238

Kolovatësi

Remiz pendulinus

Penduline Tit

Regular

 

VU

 

239

Drenja e madhe qafëzezë

Melanocorypha calandra

Calandra Lark

Regular

  

I

240

Drenja e përhimtë

Calandrella brachydactyla

Short-toed Lark

Regular

  

I

241

Lauresha me brirë

Eremophila alpestris

Horned Lark

Regular

   

242

Drenja

Lullula arborea

Woodlark

Regular

  

I

243

Lauresha

Alauda arvensis

Skylark

Regular

   

244

Dervishi

Galerida cristata

Crested Lark

Regular

   

245

Trsihtili me mustaqe

Panurus biarmicus

Bearded Tit

Regular

   

246

Sqepholli i xunktheve

Cisticola juncidis

Zitting Cisticola

Regular

   

247

Përqeshësi i vogël i ullinjve

Iduna pallida

Olivaceous Warbler

Regular

   

248

Përqeshësi i madh i ullinjve

Hippolais olivetorum

Olive-tree Warbler

Regular

 

DD

I

249

Përqeshësi zë-ëmbël

Hippolais polyglotta

Melodious Warbler

Very rare

   

250

Përqeshësi i gjelbër

Hippolais icterina

Icterin Warbler

Regular

   

251

Bilbilthi i kënetave

Acrocephalus paludicola

Aquatic Warbler

Very rare*

VU

  

252

Bilbilthi me mustaqe

Acrocephalus melanopogon

Moustached Warbler

Regular

 

EN

I

253

Bilbilthi i zhukave

Acrocephalus schoenabaenus

Sedge Warbler

Regular

 

EN

 

254

Bilbilthi i verdhemë

Acrocephalus palustris

Marsh Warbler

Regular

 

DD

 

255

Bilbilthi i kallamave

Acrocephalus scirpaceus

Reed Warbler

Regular

   

256

Bilbilthi fushor i kallamave

Acrocephalus arundinaceus

Great Reed Warbler

Regular

   

257

Bilbilthi

Locustella luscinoides

Savi’s Warbler

Regular

 

DD

 

258

Bilbilthi i lumit

Locustella fluviatilis

River Warbler

Very rare

 

DD

 

259

Bilbilthi i karkalecave

Locustella naevia

Grasshopper Warbler

Very rare

   

260

Dallëndyshe kërbishtbardhë

Delichon urbicum

House Martin

Regular

   

261

Dallëndyshe kërbishtkuqe

Cecropis daurica

Red-rumped Swallow

Regular

   

262

Dallëndyshe bishtgërshërë

Hirundo rustica

Barn Swallow

Regular

   

263

Dallëndyshe e gurëve

Ptyonoprogne rupestris

Crag Martin

Regular

   

264

Dallëndyshe e brigjeve

Riparia riparia

Sand Martin

Regular

   

265

Fishkëllyesi gushëbardhë

Phylloscopus orientalis

Eastern Bonelli’s Warbler

Regular

   

266

Fishkëllyesi i madh

Phylloscopus sibilatrix

Wood Warbler

Regular

   

267

Fishkëllyesi i përhimë (vetullbardhë)

Phylloscopus fuscatus

Dusky Warbler

Vagrant

   

268

Fishkëllyesi gushëverdhë

Phylloscopus trochilus

Willow Warbler

Regular

   

269

Fishkëllyesi i vogël

Phylloscopus collybita

Chiffchaff

Regular

   

270

Fishkëllyesi mbretth

Phylloscopus proregulus

Pallas’s Leaf Warbler

Vagrant

   

271

Bilbili i kënetave

Cettia cetti

Cetti’s Warbler

Regular

   

272

Trishtili bishtgjatë

Aegithalos caudatus

Long-tailed Tit

Regular

   

273

Bilbilthi kokëzi

Sylvia atricapilla

Blackcap

Regular

   

274

Bilbilthi i kopshtit

Sylvia borin

Garden Warbler

Regular

   

275

Bilbilthi gjoks skifter

Sylvia nisoria

Barred Warbler

Regular

  

I

276

Bilbilthi këngëtar

Sylvia crassirostris

Eastern Orphean Warbler

Regular

   

277

Bilbilthi i zakonshëm

Sylvia curruca

Lesser Whitethroat

Regular

   

278

Bilbilthi kokëzi gushëbardhë

Sylvia melanocephala

Sardinian Warbler

Regular

   

279

Bilbilthi gushëkuq

Sylvia cantillans

Subalpine Warbler

Regular

   

280

Bilbilthi gushëzi

Sylvia rueppelli

Ruppell’s Warbler

Regular

 

DD

I

281

Bilbilthi i përhimë

Sylvia communis

Common Whitethroat

Regular

   

282

Bilbilthi me syze

Sylvia conspicillata

Spectacled Warbler

Very rare

   

283

Bilbilthi i shpinëmurrmë

Sylvia undata

Dartford Warbler

Very rare*

NT

 

I

284

Rrotulluesi gishtshkurtër

Certhia brachydactyla

Short-toed Treecreeper

Regular

   

285

Piku rrotullues

Certhia familiaris

Treecreeper

Regular

   

286

Zvarritësi i zakonshëm

Sitta europea

European Nuthatch

Regular

   

287

Zvarritësi i shkrepave

Sitta neumayer

Rock Nuthatch

Regular

   

288

Zvarritësi krahëkuq

Tichodroma muraria

Wallcreeper

Rare

 

EN

 

289

Ҫerri

Troglodytes troglodytes

Wren

Regular

   

290

Mëllenja e ujit

Cinclus cinclus

Dipper

Regular

   

291

Cërloi i zi pikalosh

Sturnus vulgaris

Starling

Regular

   

292

Cërloi rozë

Pastor roseus

Rose-coloured Starling

Regular

   

293

Tusha e madhe e malit

Turdus viscivorus

Mistle Thrush

Regular

   

294

Tusha këngëtare

Turdus philomelos

Song Thrush

Regular

   

295

Tusha vetullbardhë

Turdus iliacus

Redwing

Regular

NT

  

296

Mëllenja

Turdus merula

Black Bird

Regular

   

297

Tusha e madhe e fushës

Turdus pillaris

Fieldfare

Regular

   

298

Tusha gushëbardhë

Turdus torquatus

Ring Ouzel

Regular

   

299

Gushëkuqi bishtkuq

Cercotrichas galactotes

Rufous-tailed Scrub-robin

Very rare*

   

300

Mizakapësi i përhimë

Muscicapa striata

Spotted Flycatcher

Regular

   

301

Gushëkuqi

Erithacus rubecula

European Robin

Regular

   

302

Bilbili

Luscinia megarhynchos

Nightingale

Regular

   

303

Bilbili gjokskaltër

Cyanecula svecica

Bluethroat

Regular

  

I

304

Mizakapësi gushëkuq

Ficedula parva

Red-throated Flycatcher

Rare

  

I

305

Mizakapësi krahëvizuar

Ficedula semitorquata

Semi-collared Flycatcher

Regular

 

DD

I

306

Mizakapësi i zi

Ficedula hypoleuca

Pied Flycatcher

Regular

   

307

Mizakapësi qafëbardhë

Ficedula albicollis

Collared Flycatcher

Regular

  

I

308

Bishtkuqi zeshkan

Phoenicurus ochruros

Black Redstart

Regular

   

309

Bishtkuqi i mureve

Phoenicurus phoenicurus

Redstart

Regular

   

310

Tusha bishtkuqe

Monticola saxatilis

Rock Thrush

Regular

   

311

Tusha blu

Monticola solitarius

Blue Rock Thrush

Regular

   

312

Ҫeku vetullbardhë

Saxicola rubetra

Whinchat

Regular

   

313

Ҫeku kokëzi

Saxicola torquatus

Stonechat

Regular

   

314

Bishtbardha e gurit

Oenanthe oenanthe

Wheatear

Regular

   

315

Bishtbardha vetullzezë

Oenanthe hispanica

Black-eared Wheatear

Regular

   

316

Mbretëthi

Regulus regulus

Goldcrest

Regular

   

317

Mbretëthi vetullbardhë

Regulus ignicapilla

Firecrest

Regular

   

318

Ҫafkëlore bishtverdhë

Bombycilla garrulus

Bohemian Waxwing

Regular

 

DD

 

319

Dredhuesi i alpeve

Prunella collaris

Apine Accentor

Regular

 

DD

 

320

Dredhuesi gushëpërhimë

Prunella modularis

Dunnock

Regular

   

321

Harabeli

Passer domesticus

House Sparrow

Regular

   

322

Harabeli gjokszi

Passer hispaniolensis

Spanish Sparrow

Regular

   

323

Harabeli i fushës

Passer montanus

Field Sparrow

Regular

   

324

Harabeli i gurëve

Petronia petronia

Rock Sparrow

Regular

 

DD

 

325

Parosi i dëborës

Montifringilla nivalis

White-winged Snow Finch

Regular

   

326

Drenja e pyllit

Anthus trivialis

Tree Pipit

Regular

   

327

Drenja gushëkuqe

Anthus cervinus

Red-throated Pipit

Regular

   

328

Drenja e luadhit

Anthus pratensis

Meadow Pipit

Regular

NT

  

329

Drenja e malit

Anthus spinoletta

Water Pipit

Regular

   

330

Drenja e Ricardit

Anthus richardi

Richard’s Pipit

Vagrant

   

331

Drenja e fushës

Anthus campestris

Tawny Pipit

Regular

  

I

332

Bishtatundësi i verdhë

Motacilla flava

Yellow Wagtail

Regular

   

333

Bishtatundësi i malit

Motacilla cinerea

Grey Wagtail

Regular

   

334

Bishtatundësi ngjyrë limoni

Motacilla citreola

Citrin Wagtail

Vagrant

   

335

Bishtatundësi i bardhë

Motacilla alba

Pied Wagtail

Regular

   

336

Zboraks

Fringilla coelebs

Common Chaffinch

Regular

   

337

Zboraksi i malit

Fringilla montifringilla

Brambling

Regular

   

338

Sqeptrashi

Coccothrastes coccothrastes

Hawfinch

Regular

   

339

Kuqalashi çafkëzi

Pyrrhula pyrrhula

Bullfinch

Regular

 

VU

 

340

Gjelbërushja

Chloris chloris

Greenfinch

Regular

   

341

Kërpngrënësi

Linaria cannabina

Common Linnet

Regular

   

342

Ballëkuqi

Acanthis flammea

Redpoll

Regular

   

343

Sqepkryqi

Loxia curvirostra

Common Crossbil

Regular

 

DD

 

344

Gardalina

Carduelis carduelis

Goldfinch

Regular

   

345

Zog bari sqepshkurtër

Serinus serinus

Serin

Regular

   

346

Cërla dimërake

Spinus spinus

Siskin

Regular

   

347

Cërla kokëzezë

Emberiza melanocephala

Black-headed Bunting

Regular

   

348

Cërla e zakonshme

Emberiza calandra

Corn Bunting

Regular

   

349

Cërla e malit

Emberiza cia

Rock Bunting

Regular

   

350

Cërla e kopshtit

Emberiza hortulana

Ortolan Bunting

Regular

 

DD

I

351

Cërla gushëkuqe

Emberiza caesia

Cretzschmar’s Bunting

Very rare

   

352

Cërla gushëgjelbër

Emberiza cirlus

Cirl Bunting

Regular

   

353

Cërla verdhashe

Emberiza citrinella

Yellowhammer

Regular

   

354

Cërla e kallamishteve

Emberiza schoeniclus

Reed Bunting

Regular

   

355

Cërla e vogël

Emberiza pusilla

Little Bunting

Vagrant

   

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