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It is possible to download whole bird name database in Microsoft Excel format or as a text file.

The original database include names in next columns:
1) order in Latin,
2) order in Estonian,
3) family in Latin,
4) family in Estonian,
5) genus in Latin,
6) species in Latin (in some cases also subspecies),
7) species in Estonian (if confirmed by Estonian Bird Names Committee),
8) species in English.

Whole database and its structure is dynamic and keeps changing depending on the progress of the work of the Estonian Bird Names Committee and additional sources used for supplementing of new data. Originally database followed the list Richard Howard & Alick Moore (A complete checklist of birds of the world, 1991), but later many taxa from different sources were added. Later list of orders and families will be applied to the Handbook of the Birds of the World

Here you can download whole bird name database :

  • Microsoft Excel format
  • text file



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