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                      Images of 1,186 Indian bird species


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Galliformes (43)
Megapodius nicobariensis
 Nicobar Scrubfowl E (unknown)

Lerwa lerwa
 Snow Partridge ssd
Tetraogallus tibetanus
Tibetan Snowcock jvg
Tetraogallus himalayensis Himalayan Snowcock dmk
Alectoris chukar
Chukar dmk
Francolinus francolinus Black Francolin
Francolinus pictus 
Painted Francolin jvg E
Francolinus pondicerianus Grey Francolin
Francolinus gularis Swamp Francolin # E
Perdix hodgsoniae Tibetan Partridge op
Coturnix coturnix Common Quail
Coturnix japonica  Japanese Quail
Coturnix coromandelica  Rain Quail vt
Perdicula asiatica Jungle Bush Quail mk E
Perdicula argoondah Rock Bush Quail ns E
Perdicula erythrorhyncha Painted Bush Quail nsm E
Perdicula
manipurensis Manipur Bush Quail (Illus.) b E
Turnix sylvatica Small Buttonquail rs
Turnix tanki Yellow-legged Buttonquail jjh
Turnix suscitator Barred Buttonquail rs
Arborophila torqueola  Hill Partridge ra
Arborophila atrogularis
 White-cheeked Partridge sc
Arborophila mandellii  Chestnut-breasted Partridge (Illus.)
Bambusicola fytchii  Mountain Bamboo Partridge rs
Galloperdix spadicea  Red Spurfowl rs E
Galloperdix lunulata  Painted Spurfowl nd E
Ophrysia superciliosa  Himalayan Quail (Illus.) b E
Ithaginis cruentus Blood Pheasant dmk
Tragopan melanocephalus  Western Tragopan sa
Tragopan satyra  Satyr Tragopan kdb
Tragopan blythii  Blyth's Tragopan #
Tragopan temminckii  Temminck's Tragopan sa
Pucrasia macrolopha  Koklass Pheasant sa
Lophophorus impejanus  Himalayan Monal jvg
Lophophorus sclateri Sclater's Monal (f) bp
Gallus gallus Red Junglefowl
Gallus sonneratii Grey Junglefowl cf E
Lophura leucomelanos lathami  Kalij Pheasant  hamiltonii
Catreus wallichii Cheer Pheasant E
Syrmaticus humiae Mrs Hume's Pheasant
Polyplectron bicalcaratum Grey Peacock Pheasant
Pavo cristatus Indian Peafowl
Pavo muticus Green Peafowl $

Geese, Swans & Ducks (43)
Cygnus olor Mute Swan
Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan ac
Cygnus columbianus bewickii Tundra Swan ac
Anser fabalis Bean Goose #
Anser albifrons Greater White-fronted Goose nd
Anser erythropus Lesser White-fronted Goose ac
Anser anser Greylag Goose
Anser indicus Bar-headed Goose @
Anser caerulescens Snow Goose ac
Branta ruficollis  Red-breasted Goose ac
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Whistling-duck
Dendrocygna javanica Lesser Whistling-duck
Tadorna ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck
Tadorna tadorna Common Shelduck #
Cairina scutulata White-winged Duck
ac
Sarkidiornis melanotos Comb Duck
Nettapus coromandelianus Cotton Pygmy-goose
Aix galericulata Mandarin Duck sb
Oxyura leucocephala White-headed Duck
ac
Marmaronetta angustirostris Marbled Duck st

Anas strepera Gadwall
Anas falcata
Falcated Duck ac
Anas penelope Eurasian Wigeon
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard
Anas poecilorhyncha Spot-billed Duck
Anas formosa Baikal Teal ac
Anas crecca Common Teal
Anas
gibberifrons Sunda Teal gbh
Anas querquedula Garganey
Anas acuta Northern Pintail
Anas clypeata Northern Shoveler
Rhodonessa rufina Red-crested Pochard
Rhodonessa caryophyllacea  Pink-headed Duck (Illus.) b
Aythya ferina Common Pochard
Aythya nyroca Ferruginous Pochard st
Aythya baeri Baer's Pochard ac
Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck as
Aythya marila Greater Scaup mp
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed Duck ac
Bucephala clangula Common Goldeneye nd
Mergellus albellus Smew ac
Mergus serrator Red-breasted Merganser ac
Mergus merganser Common Merganser

Honeyguides (1)
Indicator xanthonotus Yellow-rumped Honeyguide aps

Woodpeckers, Piculets & Wryneck (31)
Jynx torquilla
Eurasian Wryneck
Picumnus innominatus  Speckled Piculet
Sasia ochracea White-browed Piculet ds
Celeus brachyurus Rufous Woodpecker
Dryocopus javensis White-bellied Woodpecker sv
Dryocopus hodgei Andaman Woodpecker #
Gecinulus grantia Pale-headed Woodpecker rs
Blythipicus pyrrhotis Bay Woodpecker dmk
Hemicircus canente Heart-spotted Woodpecker ba
Mulleripicus pulverulentus Great Slaty Woodpecker
Dendrocopos nanus Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
E
Dendrocopos canicapillus Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
Dendrocopos auriceps Brown-fronted Woodpecker aps
Dendrocopos macei Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker  andamanensis @
Dendrocopos atratus
Stripe-breasted woodpecker
Dendrocopos mahrattensis Yellow-crowned Woodpecker
Dendrocopos hyperythrus Rufous-bellied Woodpecker #
Dendrocopos cathpharius Crimson-breasted Woodpecker
Dendrocopos darjellensis Darjeeling Woodpecker ds
Dendrocopos major Great Spotted Woodpecker jjh
Dendrocopos himalayensis Himalayan Woodpecker as
Picus chlorolophus Lesser Yellownape
Picus flavinucha Greater Yellownape #
Picus xanthopygaeus Streak-throated Woodpecker
Picus squamatus Scaly-bellied Woodpecker
Picus canus Grey-headed Woodpecker
Dinopium shorii Himalayan Flameback
Dinopium javanense Common Flameback
ms
Dinopium benghalense Black-rumped Flameback
Chrysocolaptes lucidus Greater Flameback
Chrysocolaptes festivus White-naped Woodpecker
rg E

Barbets (9)
Megalaima virens Great Barbet
Megalaima zeylanica Brown-headed Barbet E
Megalaima lineata Lineated Barbet
Megalaima viridis White-cheeked Barbet cf E
Megalaima franklinii Golden-throated Barbet
Megalaima asiatica Blue-throated Barbet
Megalaima australis Blue-eared Barbet at
Megalaima rubricapilla Crimson-fronted Barbet vmr
Megalaima haemacephala Coppersmith Barbet

Hornbills (9)
Ocyceros griseus  Malabar Grey Hornbill E
Ocyceros birostris  Indian Grey Hornbill E
Anthracoceros coronatus Malabar Pied HornbillE
Anthracoceros albirostris Oriental Pied Hornbill
Buceros bicornis  Great Hornbill
Anorrhinus tickelli  Brown Hornbill rp
Aceros nipalensis  Rufous-necked Hornbill (f) #
Aceros undulatus  Wreathed Hornbill
Aceros narcondami 
Narcondam Hornbill ns E

Hoopoe, Trogons & Rollers (7)
Upupa epops Common Hoopoe

Harpactes fasciatus Malabar Trogon rs E
Harpactes erythrocephalus Red-headed Trogon tg
Harpactes wardi Ward's Trogon rs

Coracias garrulus European Roller ik
Coracias benghalensis Indian Roller  affinis #
Eurystomus orientalis Dollarbird

Kingfishers (12)
Alcedo hercules Blyth's Kingfisher jjh
Alcedo atthis Common Kingfisher rs
Alcedo meninting Blue-eared Kingfisher nd
Ceyx erithacus 
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher ns
Halcyon amauroptera Brown-winged Kingfisher
Halcyon capensis Stork-Billed Kingfisher
Halcyon coromanda Ruddy Kingfisher ba
Halcyon smyrnensis White-throated Kingfisher
Halcyon pileata Black-capped Kingfisher
Todiramphus chloris Collared Kingfisher  davisoni @
Megaceryle lugubris Crested Kingfisher
Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher

Bee-eaters (6)
Nyctyornis athertoni Blue-bearded Bee-eater jvg
Merops orientalis Green Bee-eater
Merops persicus Blue-cheeked Bee-eater nd
Merops philippinus Blue-tailed Bee-eater nd
Merops apiaster European Bee-eater mar
Merops leschenaulti Chestnut-headed Bee-eater

Cuckoos, Malkohas, Koel & Coucals (22)
Clamator jacobinus Pied Cuckoo #
Clamator coromandus Chestnut-winged Cuckoo ms
Hierococcyx sparverioides Large Hawk-Cuckoo cf
Hierococcyx varius Common Hawk-Cuckoo
Hierococcyx fugax Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo ms
Cuculus micropterus Indian Cuckoo ms
Cuculus canorus Eurasian Cuckoo
Cuculus saturatus Oriental Cuckoo ts
Cuculus poliocephalus Lesser Cuckoo cf
Cacomantis sonneratii Banded Bay Cuckoo rs
Cacomantis passerinus Grey-bellied Cuckoo ba E
Cacomantis merulinus Plaintive Cuckoo
Chrysococcyx maculatus Asian Emerald Cuckoo ds
Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus Violet Cuckoo dn
Surniculus lugubris Drongo Cuckoo aps
Eudynamys scolopacea Asian Koel
Phaenicophaeus tristis Green-Billed Malkoha as
Phaenicophaeus viridirostris Blue-faced Malkoha E
Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii Sirkeer Malkoha nd E

Centropus sinensis Greater Coucal
Centropus andamanensis Brown Coucal gb E
Centropus bengalensis Lesser Coucal nd

Parakeets & Hanging Parrots (11)
Loriculus vernalis Vernal Hanging Parakeet #
Psittacula eupatria Alexandrine Parakeet
Psittacula krameri Rose-ringed Parakeet
Psittacula himalayana Slaty-headed Parakeet
Psittacula finschii Grey-headed Parakeet
Psittacula cyanocephala  Plum-headed Parakeet E
Psittacula roseata  Blossom-headed Parakeet @
Psittacula columboides Malabar Parakeet E
Psittacula alexandri Red-breasted Parakeet @
Psittacula caniceps Nicobar Parakeet apz
Psittacula longicauda Long-tailed Parakeet #

Swifts, Swiftlets, Needletails & Treeswift (13)
Collocalia esculenta  Glossy Swiftlet ds
Collocalia unicolor 
Indian Swiftlet mk
Collocalia brevirostris  Himalayan Swiftlet #
Collocalia
fuciphaga  Edible-nest Swiftlet ms
Zoonavena sylvatica  White-rumped Needletail jwb
Hirundapus
caudacutus  White-throated Needletail rsv
Hirundapus giganteus  Brown-backed Needletail #
Cypsiurus balasiensis Asian Palm-Swift
Apus affinis House Swift

Apus pacificus Fork-tailed Swift ts
Apus acuticauda Dark-rumped Swift #
Tachymarptis melba  Alpine Swift #
Hemiprocne coronata Crested Treeswift

Owls (30)
Tyto alba Barn Owl 
Tyto deroepstorffi Andaman Masked Owl E @
Tyto
capensis Grass Owl kd
Phodilus badius Oriental Bay Owl rs
Otus balli Andaman Scops Owl sd
Otus brucei Pallid Scops Owl op
Otus scops Eurasian Scops Owl ik
Otus sunia Oriental Scops Owl aps
Otus bakkamoena Collared Scops Owl
Bubo bubo Eurasian Eagle Owl sv
Bubo bengalensis Rock Eagle Owl vs E
Bubo nipalensis Spot-bellied Eagle Owl rs
Bubo coromandus Dusky Eagle Owl nd
Ketupa zeylonensis Brown Fish Owl 
Ketupa flavipes Tawny Fish Owl mp
Ketupa ketupa Buffy Fish Owl jjh
Strix ocellata Mottled Wood Owl cf E
Strix leptogrammica Brown Wood Owl st
Strix aluco Tawny Owl b
Glaucidium brodiei Collared Owlet
Glaucidium cuculoides Asian Barred Owlet
Glaucidium radiatum Jungle Owlet cf
Athene noctua Little Owl cf
Athene brama Spotted Owlet
Athene blewitti Forest Owlet prb E
Aegolius funereus Boreal Owl ik
Ninox scutulata Brown Hawk Owl
Ninox affinis Andaman Hawk Owl sd
Asio otus Long-eared Owl al
Asio flammeus Short-eared Owl 
st

Frogmouths & Nightjars (10)
Batrachostomus moniliger Sri Lanka Frogmouth E
Batrachostomus hodgsoni Hodgson's Frogmouth
Eurostopodus macrotis Great Eared Nightjar (Illus.) b
Caprimulgus indicus Grey Nightjar nd
Caprimulgus europaeus Eurasian Nightjar op
Caprimulgus mahrattensis Sykes's Nightjar op
Caprimulgus macrurus Large-tailed Nightjar
Caprimulgus atripennis Jerdon's Nightjar cf E
Caprimulgus asiaticus Indian Nightjar cf
Caprimulgus affinis Savanna Nightjar op

Pigeons (29)
Columba livia Rock Pigeon
Columba rupestris Hill Pigeon as
Columba leuconota Snow Pigeon op
Columba eversmanni Yellow-eyed Pigeon nd
Columba palumbus Common Wood Pigeon jwb
Columba hodgsonii Speckled Wood Pigeon as
Columba pulchricollis Ashy Wood Pigeon am
Columba elphinstonii Nilgiri Wood Pigeon am E
Columba punicea Pale-capped Pigeon (Illus.) b
Columba palumboides Andaman Wood Pigeon op E
Ducula aenea Green Imperial Pigeon
Ducula badia Mountain Imperial Pigeon nd
Ducula bicolor Pied Imperial Pigeon
$
Streptopelia turtur European Turtle Dove jhk
Streptopelia
orientalis Oriental Turtle Dove
Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove
Streptopelia chinensis Spotted Dove
Streptopelia tranquebarica Red Collared Dove
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared Dove
Macropygia unchall  Barred Cuckoo Dove  tg
Macropygia rufipennis  Andaman Cuckoo Dove #
Chalcophaps indica Emerald Dove
Caloenas nicobarica  Nicobar Pigeon
Treron bicincta Orange-breasted Green Pigeon
Treron pompadora Pompadour Green Pigeon b
Treron curvirostra Thick-billed Green Pigeon
Treron phoenicoptera Yellow-footed Green Pigeon
Treron apicauda Pin-tailed Green Pigeon #
Treron sphenura Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon rs

Cranes, Bustards & Floricans (10)
Tetrax tetrax Little Bustard jhk
Ardeotis nigriceps Indian Bustard jvg E
Chlamydotis macqueeni  MacQueen's Bustard dar
Houbaropsis bengalensis Bengal Florican
dmk
Sypheotides indica Lesser Florican nl E

Grus leucogeranus Siberian Crane pml
Grus antigone Sarus Crane
Grus virgo Demoiselle Crane
Grus grus Common Crane
Grus nigricollis Black-necked Crane nd

Rails, Crakes, Gallinules & Finfoot (17)
Heliopais personata  Masked Finfoot sa
Rallina canningi  Andaman Crake # E
Rallina ?  Great Nicobar Crake E rs2
Rallina eurizonoides  Slaty-legged Crake rsu
Gallirallus striatus  Slaty-breasted Rail ro
Rallus aquaticus Water Rail
dmk
Crex crex Corn Crake sa
Amaurornis akool Brown Crake
Amaurornis phoenicurus White-breasted Waterhen
Porzana bicolor Black-tailed Crake
Porzana parva Little Crake sa
Porzana porzana Spotted Crake sam
Porzana pusilla Baillon's Crake 
Porzana fusca Ruddy-breasted Crake
Gallicrex cinerea Watercock
Porphyrio porphyrio Purple Swamphen
Gallinula chloropus Common Moorhen
Fulica atra Common Coot

Sandgrouse (7)
Syrrhaptes tibetanus Tibetan Sandgrouse
as
Syrrhaptes paradoxus Pallas's Sandgrouse pk
Pterocles
alchata Pin-tailed Sandgrouse jhk
Pterocles exustus Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse @
Pterocles senegallus Spotted Sandgrouse pml
Pterocles orientalis Black-bellied Sandgrouse pml
Pterocles indicus Painted Sandgrouse pml E

Waders (73)
Scolopax rusticola Eurasian Woodcock shb
Gallinago solitaria Solitary Snipe jvg
Gallinago stenura Pintail Snipe as
Gallinago
nemoricola Wood Snipe asar
Gallinago megala Swinhoe's Snipe
Gallinago media Great Snipe al
Gallinago gallinago Common Snipe

Limosa limosa Black-tailed Godwit
Limosa lapponica Bar-tailed Godwit
Numenius phaeopus Whimbrel
Numenius arquata Eurasian Curlew @
Tringa erythropus Spotted Redshank
Tringa totanus Common Redshank
Tringa stagnatilis Marsh Sandpiper cf
Tringa nebularia Common Greenshank
Tringa guttifer Nordmann's Greenshank jjh
Tringa ochropus Green Sandpiper
Tringa glareola Wood Sandpiper nd

Xenus cinereus Terek Sandpiper ksr
Actitis hypoleucos Common Sandpiper
Heteroscelus brevipes Grey-tailed Tattler tt
Arenaria interpres
Ruddy Turnstone
Limnodromus
scolopaceus Long-billed Dowitcher jjh
Limnodromus semipalmatus Asian Dowitcher nd
Calidris tenuirostris Great Knot  nd
Calidris canutus Red Knot  cf
Calidris alba Sanderling al
Calidris minuta Little Stint nd
Calidris ruficollis Red-necked Stint
Calidris temminckii Temminck's Stint nd
Calidris subminuta Long-toed Stint #
Calidris acuminata Sharp-tailed Sandpiper tt
Calidris alpina Dunlin ksr
Calidris ferruginea Curlew Sandpiper
Calidris pygmea Spoon-billed Sandpiper ba
Limicola falcinellus Broad-billed Sandpiper vt
Philomachus pugnax Ruff
Phalaropus lobatus  Red-necked Phalarope nd
Phalaropus
fulicaria  Red Phalarope gb

Rostratula benghalensis Greater Painted-snipe nd
Cursorius bitorquatus Jerdon's Courser pml E
Cursorius cursor Cream-colored Courser nd
Cursorius coromandelicus
Indian Courser nd E
Burhinus oedicnemus Eurasian Thick-knee
Haematopus ostralegus Eurasian Oystercatcher dg
Ibidorhyncha struthersii  Ibisbill
Himantopus himantopus Black-winged Stilt
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet #
Dromas ardeola Crab Plover nd
Hydrophasianus chirurgus Pheasant-tailed Jacana jvg
Metopidius indicus Bronze-winged Jacana
Esacus magnirostris Beach Thick-knee tt
Esacus recurvirostris Great Thick-knee @

Glareola pratincola Collared Pratincole adm
Glareola maldivarum Oriental Pratincole
Glareola lactea Small Pratincole
Pluvialis apricaria European Golden Plover jhk
Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden-Plover #
Pluvialis squatarola Grey Plover #
Charadrius hiaticula Common Ringed Plover @
Charadrius placidus Long-billed Plover ra
Charadrius dubius  Little Ringed Plover @
Charadrius alexandrinus  Kentish Plover
Charadrius mongolus  Lesser Sand Plover #
Charadrius leschenaultii  Greater Sand Plover
Charadrius asiaticus  Caspian Plover jp

Vanellus vanellus Northern Lapwing nd
Vanellus malabaricus  Yellow-wattled Lapwing E
Vanellus duvaucelii  River Lapwing
Vanellus cinereus Grey-headed Lapwing
Vanellus indicus Red-wattled Lapwing
Vanellus gregarius Sociable Lapwing
Vanellus leucurus White-tailed Lapwing

Jaegers & Skuas (5)
Catharacta antarctica  Brown Skua @
Catharacta maccormicki  South Polar Skua @
Stercorarius pomarinus  Pomarine Jaeger mp
Stercorarius parasiticus  Parasitic Jaeger mp
Stercorarius longicaudus  Long-tailed Jaeger @

Gulls, Terns & Skimmer (32)
Larus cachinnans Yellow-legged Gull #
Larus heuglini Heuglin's Gull
Larus barabensis Steppe Gull hi
Larus ichthyaetus Pallas's Gull
Larus canus Mew Gull
op
Larus hemprichii Sooty Gull jt
Larus brunnicephalus Brown-headed Gull
Larus ridibundus Black-headed Gull
Larus genei Slender-billed Gull  op
Larus minutus Little Gull jwb
Larus armenicus Armenian Gull op

Gelochelidon nilotica
Gull-billed Tern 
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern  nd
Sterna aurantia River Tern @
Sterna bengalensis Lesser Crested Tern
Sterna bergii Great Crested Tern
Sterna sandvicensis Sandwich Tern al
Sterna dougallii Roseate Tern tt
Sterna sumatrana Black-naped Tern tt
Sterna hirundo Common Tern #
Sterna albifrons Little Tern
Sterna saundersi
Saunders's Tern do
Sterna repressa White-cheeked Tern mar
Sterna acuticauda Black-bellied Tern kr
Chlidonias hybridus Whiskered Tern
Chlidonias leucopterus White-winged Tern jjh
Chlidonias niger Black Tern ba
Sterna anaethetus Brindled Tern al
Sterna fuscata Sooty Tern ns
Anous stolidus Brown Noddy ns
Anous minutus Black Noddy tt
Rynchops albicollis Indian Skimmer

Raptors (67)
Pandion haliaetus Osprey
Aviceda jerdoni Jerdon's Baza at
Aviceda leuphotes Black Baza #
Elanus caeruleus Black-shouldered Kite
Milvus migrans Black Kite    lineatus
Haliastur indus Brahminy Kite cf
Haliaeetus leucogaster White-bellied Sea Eagle as
Haliaeetus leucoryphus Pallas's Fish Eagle
Haliaeetus albicilla White-tailed Eagle wsc
Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus Grey-Headed Fish Eagle rs
Ichthyophaga humilis Lesser Fish Eagle ash
Gypaetus barbatus
Lammergeier jvg
Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture
Gyps bengalensis White-rumped Vulture @
Gyps indicus Long-billed Vulture cf
Gyps tenvirostris Slender-billed Vulture rs E
Gyps himalayensis Himalayan Griffon
Gyps fulvus Griffon Griffon Vulture or Eurasian Griffon wsc
Aegypius monachus Cinereous Vulture 
Sarcogyps calvus Red-Headed Vulture
Circaetus gallicus Short-toed Snake Eagle 
Spilornis cheela  Crested Serpent Eagle
Spilornis minimus 
Nicobar Serpent Eagle E apz
Spilornis klossi  South Nicobar Serpent Eagle E apz
Spilornis elgini  Andaman Serpent Eagle E
Ictinaetus malayensis Black Eagle kr
Circus aeruginosus Eurasian Marsh Harrier
Circus melanoleucos Pied Harrier ssd
Circus cyaneus Hen Harrier
Circus macrourus Pallid Harrier al
Circus cyaneus Montagu's Harrier al
Accipiter trivirgatus Crested Goshawk am
Accipiter badius Shikra
Accipiter
butleri Nicobar Sparrowhawk E apz
Accipiter gularis Chinese Sparrowhawk ms
Accipiter gularis Japanese Sparrowhawk ms
Accipiter gentilis Besra aps
Accipiter nisus Eurasian Sparrowhawk mp
Accipiter virgatus Northern Goshawk ma
Pernis ptilorhyncus Oriental Honey-buzzard
Butastur teesa White-eyed Buzzard #
Buteo buteo Common Buzzard
Buteo rufinus Long-legged Buzzard
Buteo hemilasius Upland Buzzard
op
Aquila hastata Indian Spotted Eagle vs
Aquila clanga Greater Spotted Eagle @
Aquila chrysaetos Golden Eagle dm
Aquila heliaca (Eastern) Imperial Eagle
Aquila rapax Tawny Eagle
Aquila nipalensis Steppe Eagle
Hieraaetus pennatus Booted Eagle
Hieraaetus fasciatus  Bonelli's Eagle cf
Hieraaetus kienerii  Rufous-bellied Eagle dps
Spizaetus cirrhatus Changeable Hawk Eagle ns
Spizaetus nipalensis Mountain Hawk Eagle
Microhierax caerulescens Collared Falconet
Microhierax melanoleucus Pied Falconet ra
Falco naumanni Lesser  Kestrel mp
Falco tinnunculus Common Kestrel
Falco chicquera Red-necked Falcon nd
Falco amurensis 
Amur Falcon
Falco columbarius 
Merlin ssd
Falco subbuteo  Eurasian Hobby cf
Falco severus  Oriental Hobby rs
Falco jugger  Laggar Falcon nd
Falco cherrug  Saker Falcon op
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon
cf

Grebes (5)
Tachybaptus ruficollis Little Grebe
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked Grebe
nvm
Podiceps cristatus Great-crested Grebe
Podiceps
auritus Horned Grebe iw
Podiceps nigricollis Black-necked Grebe
rs

Tropicbirds & Boobies (5)
Phaethon rubricauda Red-tailed Tropicbird tt
Phaethon lepturus
White-tailed Tropicbird @
Sula dactylatra  Masked Booby @
Sula leucogaster Brown Booby tt
Sula sula Red-footed Booby skr

Darter & Cormorants (4)
Anhinga melanogaster Darter

Phalacrocorax niger Little Cormorant
Phalacrocorax fuscicollis Indian Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo Great Cormorant cf

Egrets, Herons & Bitterns (20)
Egretta garzetta Little Egret
Egretta gularis Western Reef Egret
Egretta sacra Pacific Reef Egret op
Casmerodius albus Great Egret
Mesophoyx intermedia Intermediate Egret
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret
Ardeola grayii Indian Pond-Heron
Ardeola bacchus Chinese Pond Heron ms
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron
Ardea goliath Goliath Heron #
Ardea insignis White-bellied Heron yd

Ardea purpurea Purple Heron
Butorides striatus Little Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron
Gorsachius melanolophus Malayan Night Heron sc
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern vs
Ixobrychus sinensis Yellow Bittern
Ixobrychus cinnamomeus Cinnamon Bittern
Dupetor flavicollis Black Bittern #
Botaurus stellaris Great Bittern
aps

Flamingos, Ibises, Spoonbill & Pelicans (9)
Phoenicopterus ruber
Greater Flamingo
Phoenicopterus minor
Lesser Flamingo
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis @
Threskiornis melanocephalus Black-headed Ibis
Pseudibis papillosa Black Ibis
Platalea leucorodia Eurasian Spoonbill @

Pelecanus onocrotalus Great White Pelican
Pelecanus crispus Dalmatian Pelican @
Pelecanus philippensis Spot-Billed Pelican rs

Frigatebird (3)
Fregata ariel  Lesser Frigatebird tt
Fregata minor
Great Frigatebird tt
Fregata andrewsi Christmas Island Frigatebird vky

Storks (8)
Mycteria leucocephala Painted Stork
Anastomus oscitans Asian Openbill
Ciconia episcopus Woolly-necked Stork
Ciconia ciconia White Stork
Ciconia nigra Black Stork
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus Black-Necked Stork
Leptoptilos javanicus Lesser Adjutant
Leptoptilos dubius Greater Adjutant @

Petrels (7)
Daption capense  Cape Petrel @
Bulweria fallax  Jouanin's Petrel mp
Puffinus carneipes  Flesh-footed Shearwater tt
Puffinus persicus  Persian Shearwater am
Oceanites oceanicus  Wilson's Storm Petrel tt
Pelagodroma marina  White-faced Storm Petrel tt
Fregetta tropica  Black-bellied Storm Petrel @

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PASSERINES

Pittas, Bluebird, Broadbills & Leafbirds (11)
Pitta nipalensis Blue-naped Pitta bp
Pitta cyanea
Blue Pitta (Illus.) b
Pitta brachyura Indian Pitta E
Pitta megarhyncha Mangrove Pitta
#
Pitta sordida Hooded Pitta nr


Psarisomus dalhousiae Long-tailed Broadbill #
Serilophus lunatus Silver-breasted Broadbill rnm
Irena puella Asian Fairy Bluebird am
Chloropsis cochinchinensis Blue-winged Leafbird rs
Chloropsis aurifrons Golden-fronted Leafbird @
Chloropsis hardwickii Orange-bellied Leafbird nd

Shrikes & Mangrove Whistler (10)
Lanius collurio Red-backed Shrike cf
Lanius isabellinus Rufous-tailed Shrike
Lanius cristatus Brown Shrike   superciliosus  
lucioensis @
Lanius collurioides Burmese Shrike
rs
Lanius vittatus Bay-backed Shrike
Lanius schach erythronotus Long-tailed Shrike  tricolor
Lanius schach tricolor x erythronotus Long-tailed Shrike ar
Lanius tephronotus Grey-Backed Shrike
Lanius minor Lesser Grey Shrike mar
Lanius excubitor Great Grey Shrike ik
Lanius meridionalis Southern Grey Shrike

Pachycephala grisola
Mangrove Whistler #

Corvids (21)
Garrulus glandarius
Eurasian Jay
Garrulus lanceolatus Black-Headed Jay
Urocissa flavirostris
Yellow-billed Blue Magpie  jvg
Urocissa erythrorhyncha Red-billed Blue Magpie
Cissa chinensis Common Green Magpie #
Dendrocitta vagabunda Rufous Treepie
Dendrocitta formosae Grey Treepie
Dendrocitta leucogastra White-bellied Treepie E
Dendrocitta frontalis
Collared Treepie #
Dendrocitta bayleyi Andaman Treepie # E
Pica pica Black-billed Magpie nd
Pseudopodoces humilis Hume's Groundpecker op
Nucifraga caryocatactes Spotted Nutcracker #
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax  Red-billed Chough nd
Pyrrhocorax graculus  Yellow-billed Chough nd
Corvus monedula Eurasian Jackdaw op
Corvus splendens House Crow
Corvus frugilegus Rook op
Corvus corone Carrion Crow nd
Corvus macrorhynchos Large-Billed Crow
Corvus corax Common Raven gb

Woodswallows & Orioles (7)
Artamus fuscus Ashy Woodswallow
Artamus leucorynchus
White-breasted Woodswallow ns

Oriolus oriolus Eurasian Golden-Oriole @
Oriolus chinensis Black-naped Oriole @
Oriolus tenuirostris Slender-billed Oriole
at
Oriolus xanthornus Black-hooded Oriole
Oriolus traillii Maroon Oriole #

Cuckooshrikes, Minivets & Fantails (17)
Coracina macei Large Cuckooshrike #
Coracina striata Bar-bellied Cuckooshrike #
Coracina melaschistos Black-winged Cuckooshrike
Coracina melanoptera Black-headed Cuckooshrike

Lalage nigra Pied Triller ms
Pericrocotus roseus Rosy Minivet
Pericrocotus divaricatus Ashy Minivet jjh
Pericrocotus cinnamomeus Small Minivet
Pericrocotus erythropygius White-bellied Minivet cf
Pericrocotus solaris Grey-chinned Minivet rs
Pericrocotus ethologus Long-tailed Minivet
Pericrocotus brevirostris Short-billed Minivet
Pericrocotus flammeus Scarlet Minivet
Hemipus picatus Bar-winged Flycatcher-Shrike

Rhipidura hypoxantha Yellow-bellied Fantail #
Rhipidura albicollis White-throated Fantail
Rhipidura aureola White-browed Fantail @

Drongos (9)
Dicrurus macrocercus Black Drongo
Dicrurus leucophaeus Ashy Drongo
Dicrurus caerulescens White-bellied Drongo nd E
Dicrurus annectans Crow-billed Drongo ms
Dicrurus aeneus Bronzed Drongo
Dicrurus remifer Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo
Dicrurus hottentottus Spangled Drongo
Dicrurus andamanensis Andaman DrongoE
Dicrurus paradiseus Greater Racket-tailed Drongo

Monarch, Ioras, Woodshrikes & Dippers (9)
Hypothymis azurea
Black-naped Monarch
Terpsiphone paradisi  Asian Paradise-flycatcher
Aegithina tiphia Common Iora
Aegithina nigrolutea Marshall's Iora al E
Tephrodornis gularis Large Woodshrike sb
Tephrodornis pondicerianus Common Woodshrike
Bombycilla garrulus Bohemian Waxwing op
Cinclus cinclus White-throated Dipper md
Cinclus pallasii Brown Dipper

Thrushes & Shortwings (30)
Monticola saxatilis
Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush jvg
Monticola cinclorhynchus Blue-capped Rock Thrush
Monticola rufiventris Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush
Monticola solitarius Blue Rock Thrush
Myophonus horsfieldii Malabar Whistling Thrush sv E
Myophonus caeruleus Blue Whistling Thrush
Zoothera wardii Pied Thrush kcs
Zoothera citrina Orange-headed Thrush
Zoothera sibirica Siberian Thrush (f) ms
Zoothera mollissima Plain-backed Thrush
Zoothera dixoni Long-tailed Thrush #
Zoothera dauma Scaly Thrush aps
Zoothera monticola Long-billed Thrush aps
Zoothera unicolor Tickell's ThrushE
Turdus dissimilis
Black-breasted Thrush tg
Turdus albocinctus White-collared Blackbird
Turdus boulboul Grey-Winged Blackbird
Turdus merula Eurasian Blackbird am
Turdus rubrocanus Chestnut Thrush #
Turdus kessleri Kessler's Thrush  jjh
Turdus feae Grey-sided Thrush  jjh
Turdus obscurus Eyebrowed Thrush  bd

Turdus ruficollis Dark-throated Thrush @
Turdus naumanni Dusky Thrush sgt
Turdus viscivorus Mistle Thrush
Brachypteryx stellata Gould's Shortwing sr
Brachypteryx hyperythra Rusty-bellied Shortwing #
Brachypteryx major White-bellied Shortwing cf E
Brachypteryx leucophrys Lesser Shortwing  ba
Brachypteryx montana White-browed Shortwing #

Flycatchers (33)
Rhinomyias brunneatus Brown-chested Jungle Flycatcher apz
Muscicapa striata Spotted Flycatcher rs
Muscicapa sibirica Dark-sided Flycatcher 
Muscicapa dauurica Asian Brown Flycatcher @
Muscicapa ruficauda Rusty-tailed Flycatcher  jwb
Muscicapa muttui Brown-breasted Flycatcher
Muscicapa ferruginea Ferruginous Flycatcher
ds
Ficedula zanthopygia Yellow-rumped Flycatcher ms
Ficedula strophiata Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher #
Ficedula parva Red- breasted Flycatcher
Ficedula albicilla Red- throated Flycatcher
Ficedula subrubra Kashmir Flycatcher am
Ficedula monileger White-gorgeted Flycatcher #
Ficedula hyperythra Snowy-browed Flycatcher ash
Ficedula westermanni Little Pied Flycatcher
Ficedula superciliaris Ultramarine Flycatcher
Ficedula tricolor Slaty-blue Flycatcher
Ficedula sapphira
Sapphire Flycatcher sr
Ficedula nigrorufa Black-and-Orange Flycatcher cf  E
Eumyias thalassina Verditer Flycatcher
Eumyias albicaudata Nilgiri Flycatcher cf E
Niltava grandis Large Niltava rs
Niltava macgrigoriae Small Niltava
Niltava sundara Rufous-bellied Niltava
Niltava vivida Vivid Niltava ra
Cyornis pallipes White-bellied Blue Flycatcher cf E
Cyornis poliogenys Pale-chinned Flycatcher
Cyornis unicolor Pale Blue Flycatcher sr
Cyornis rubeculoides Blue-throated Flycatcher

Cyornis banyumas Hill Blue Flycatcher
Cyornis tickelliae Tickell's Blue Flycatcher
Muscicapella hodgsoni Pygmy Blue Flycatcher tg
Culicicapa ceylonensis Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher #

Robins & Redstarts, Forktails, Chats & Wheatear (50)
Erithacus rubecula
European Robin sb
Luscinia megarhynchos Common Nightingale op
Luscinia calliope Siberian Rubythroat
Luscinia pectoralis White-tailed Rubythroat  tschebaiewi op
Luscinia svecica Bluethroat
Luscinia pectardens
Firethroat abd
Luscinia brunnea Indian Blue Robin cf
Luscinia cyane Siberian Blue Robin ck
Cercotrichas galactotes Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin rs
Tarsiger cyanurus Orange-flanked Bush Robin aps
Tarsiger chrysaeus Golden Bush Robin #
Tarsiger indicus White-browed Bush Robin #
Tarsiger hyperythrus Rufous-breasted Bush Robin rs
Copsychus malabaricus White-rumped Shama 
albiventris #
Copsychus saularis Oriental Magpie-Robin  
andamanensis #
Saxicoloides fulicata Indian Robin E

Phoenicurus erythronota Rufous-backed Redstart jwb
Phoenicurus coeruleocephalus Blue-capped Redstart as
Phoenicurus ochruros Black Redstart
Phoenicurus hodgsoni Hodgson's Redstart #
Phoenicurus schisticeps White-throated Redstart mp
Phoenicurus auroreus Daurian Redstart
Phoenicurus erythrogaster White-winged Redstart nd
Phoenicurus frontalis Blue-fronted Redstart
Chaimarrornis leucocephalus White-capped Water Redstart
Rhyacornis fuliginosus Plumbeous Water Redstart
Hodgsonius phaenicuroides White-bellied Redstart jg

Myiomela leucura White-tailed Robin #
Cinclidium frontale Blue-fronted Robin ram
Grandala coelicolor Grandala sd
Enicurus scouleri Little Forktail rs
Enicurus immaculatus Black-backed Forktail ts
Enicurus schistaceus Slaty-backed Forktail
Enicurus leschenaulti White-crowned Forktail #
Enicurus maculatus Spotted Forktail
Cochoa viridis Green Cochoa vkg
Saxicola macrorhyncha Stoliczka's Bushchat nd E
Saxicola insignis Hodgson's Bushchat nd
Saxicola torquata Siberian Stonechat
Saxicola leucura White-tailed Stonechat
Saxicola caprata Pied Bushchat
Saxicola jerdoni Jerdon's Bushchat
dmk
Saxicola ferrea Grey Bushchat
Cercomela fusca Brown Rock-chat E

Oenanthe
alboniger Hume's Wheatear pk
Oenanthe picata Variable Wheatear @
Oenanthe oenanthe Northern Wheatear nd
Oenanthe pleschanka Pied Wheatear jwb
Oenanthe xanthoprymna Red-tailed Wheatear
Oenanthe deserti Desert Wheatear al
Oenanthe isabellina Isabelline Wheatear @

Starlings & Mynas (16)
Aplonis panayensis Asian Glossy Starling @
Saroglossa spiloptera Spot-winged Starling aps
Sturnus malabaricus Chestnut-tailed Starling
Sturnus erythropygius White-headed StarlingE
Sturnus pagodarum Brahminy Starling
Sturnus sturninus
Purple-backed Starling ms
Sturnus roseus Rosy Starling
Sturnus vulgaris Common Starling
Sturnus contra Asian Pied Starling
Acridotheres tristis Common Myna
Acridotheres ginginianus Bank Myna E
Acridotheres fuscus Jungle Myna
Acridotheres cinereus White-vented Myna #
Ampeliceps coronatus
Golden-crested Myna #
Gracula religiosa Common Hill Myna rg
Gracula indica Southern Hill Myna mk E

Nuthatches, Tits & Creepers (30)
Sitta nagaensis Chestnut-vented Nuthatch jjh
Sitta castanea Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch
Sitta himalayensis White-tailed Nuthatch
Sitta leucopsis White-cheeked Nuthatch jjh
Sitta frontalis Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Sitta formosa Beautiful Nuthatch rs
Tichodroma muraria  Wallcreeper
Certhia familiaris Eurasian Treecreeper
Certhia himalayana Bar-tailed Treecreeper

Certhia nipalensis Rusty-flanked Treecreeper
Certhia discolor Brown-throated Treecreeper jjh
Salpornis spilonotus Spotted Creeper aps

Remiz coronatus White-crowned Penduline Tit #
Cephalopyrus flammiceps
Fire-capped Tit ds
Parus rufonuchalis Rufous-naped Tit
op
Parus rubidiventris Rufous-vented Tit #
Parus melanolophus Spot-winged Tit E
Parus ater Coal Tit dr
Parus dichrous Grey-crested Tit
#
Parus major Great Tit
Parus monticolus Green-backed Tit
Troglodytes troglodytes Winter Wren
Parus nuchalis White-naped Tit E jt
Parus xanthogenys Black-lored Tit E
Parus spilonotus Yellow-cheeked Tit ss
Sylviparus modestus Yellow-browed Tit
Melanochlora sultanea Sultan Tit #
Aegithalos concinnus Black-throated Tit
Aegithalos niveogularis White-throated Tit dm
Aegithalos iouschistos Rufous-fronted Tit

Swallows & Martins (14)
Riparia riparia
Sand Martin
Riparia diluta Pale Martin nd
Riparia paludicola Plain Martin
Hirundo rupestris  Eurasian Crag Martin cf
Hirundo concolor  Dusky Crag Martin aps
Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow  tytleri
Hirundo tahitica Pacific Swallow ns
Hirundo smithii Wire-tailed Swallow nd
Hirundo daurica Red-rumped Swallow
Hirundo
striolata Striated Swallow #
Hirundo fluvicola Streak-throated Swallow
Delichon urbica  Northern House Martin ns
Delichon dasypus  Asian House Martin
Delichon nipalensis  Nepal House Martin $

Bulbuls (20)
Spizixos canifrons Crested Finchbill rs
Pycnonotus striiatus Striated Bulbul
Pycnonotus priocephalus Grey-headed Bulbul ba E
Pycnonotus atriceps Black-Headed Bulbul @
Pycnonotus melanicterus Black-crested Bulbul  gularis ba
Pycnonotus jocosus Red-whiskered Bulbul
Pycnonotus leucotis White-eared Bulbul
Pycnonotus leucogenys Himalayan Bulbul E
Pycnonotus cafer Red-vented Bulbul
Pycnonotus xantholaemus Yellow-throated Bulbul cf E
Pycnonotus
flavescens Flavescent Bulbul rs
Pycnonotus luteolus White-browed Bulbul cf E
Alophoixus flaveolus White-throated Bulbul rs

Iole virescens Olive Bulbul #
Iole indica Yellow-browed Bulbul E
Hemixos flavala Ashy Bulbul @
Hypsipetes mcclellandii Mountain Bulbul
Hypsipetes leucocephalus Black Bulbul
Hypsipetes nicobariensis Nicobar Bulbul E apz
Hypocolius ampelinus Grey Hypocolius

Warblers (87)
Prinia atrogularis Hill Prinia rs
Prinia burnesii Rufous-vented Prinia E am
Prinia burnesii cinerascens Swamp Prinia E
Prinia criniger Striated Prinia
Prinia cinereocapilla Grey-crowned Prinia iw
Prinia buchanani Rufous-fronted Prinia E
Prinia rufescens Rufescent Prinia sk
Prinia hodgsonii Grey-breasted Prinia
Prinia sylvatica Jungle Prinia E
Prinia flaviventris Yellow-bellied Prinia
Prinia gracilis Graceful Prinia
Prinia inornata Plain Prinia
Prinia socialis Ashy Prinia E
Cisticola juncidis Zitting Cisticola
Cisticola exilis Bright-headed Cisticola ss

Zosterops palpebrosus Oriental White-eye
Tesia castaneocoronata Chestnut-headed Tesia
Tesia olivea Slaty-bellied Tesia lt
Tesia cyaniventer Grey-bellied Tesia #

Cettia pallidipes Pale-footed Bush Warbler ms
Cettia fortipes Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler
Cettia flavolivacea Aberrant Bush Warbler rs
Cettia acanthizoides Yellowish-bellied Bush Warbler aps
Cettia brunnifrons Grey-sided Bush Warbler #
Cettia cetti Cetti's Bush Warbler jhk
Bradypterus
luteoventris Brown Bush Warbler pk
Bradypterus seebohmi Russet Bush Warbler ash
Bradypterus thoracicus Spotted Bush Warbler sr

Locustella naevia Grasshopper Warbler abv
Locustella lanceolata Lanceolated Warbler
Locustella certhiola Rusty-rumped Warbler
Acrocephalus melanopogon Moustached Warbler #
Acrocephalus bistrigiceps Black-browed Reed Warbler sab
Acrocephalus agricola Paddyfield Warbler
Acrocephalus orinus Large-billed Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus concinens Blunt-winged Warbler
Acrocephalus dumetorum Blyth's Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus
arundinaceus Great Reed Warbler mar
Acrocephalus orientalis Oriental Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus stentoreus Clamorous Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus aedon Thick-billed Warbler

Megalurus palustris Striated Grassbird
Chaetornis striatus Bristled Grassbird op E
Schoenicola platyura Broad-tailed Grassbird rs E

Hippolais caligata Booted Warbler cf
Hippolais rama Sykes's Warbler nd
Sylvia communis Greater Whitethroat al
Sylvia curruca Lesser Whitethroat
Sylvia althaea Hume's Lesser Whitethroat cf
Sylvia minula Small Whitethroat av
Sylvia nana Eastern Desert Warbler rs
Sylvia
crassirostris Eastern Orphean Warbler mp

Orthotomus cuculatus Mountain Tailorbird rs
Orthotomus sutorius Common Tailorbird
Orthotomus atrogularis Dark-necked Tailorbird as
Leptopoecile sophiae White-browed Tit Warbler op

Phylloscopus collybita Common Chiffchaff
Phylloscopus sindianus Mountain Chiffchaff nd
Phylloscopus neglectus Plain Leaf Warbler aps
Phylloscopus fuscatus Dusky Warbler
Phylloscopus fuligiventer Smoky Warbler rg
Phylloscopus affinis Tickell's Leaf Warbler #
Phylloscopus griseolus Sulphur-bellied Warbler
Phylloscopus pulcher Buff-barred Warbler aps
Phylloscopus maculipennis Ashy-throated Warbler
Phylloscopus chloronotus Lemon-rumped Warbler
Phylloscopus subviridis Brooks's Leaf Warbler
Phylloscopus humei Hume's Warbler
Phylloscopus
borealis Arctic Warbler iw
Phylloscopus inornatus Yellow-browed Warbler
Phylloscopus trochiloides Greenish Warbler
Phylloscopus magnirostris Large-billed Leaf Warbler
Phylloscopus magnirostris Tytler's Leaf Warbler sd
Phylloscopus occipitalis Western Crowned Warbler
Phylloscopus coronatus Eastern Crowned Warbler
Phylloscopus reguloides Blyth's Leaf Warbler 
Phylloscopus cantator Yellow-vented Warbler
am

Seicercus burkii  Golden-spectacled Warbler
Seicercus tephrocephalus  Grey-crowned Warbler rs
Seicercus xanthoschistos Grey-hooded  Warbler
Seicercus whistleri Whistler's Warbler ds
Seicercus affinis White-spectacled Warbler #
Seicercus poliogenys  Grey-cheeked Warbler rs
Seicercus castaniceps  Chestnut-crowned Warbler #
Tickellia hodgsoni  Broad-billed Warbler rs
Abroscopus albogularis Rufous-faced  Warbler #
Abroscopus schisticeps Black-faced  Warbler @
Abroscopus superciliaris Yellow-bellied Warbler gmp

Regulus regulus Goldcrest jwb

Babblers (122)
Garrulax albogularis White-throated Laughingthrush
Garrulax leucolophus White-crested Laughingthrush
Garrulax monileger Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush
Garrulax pectoralis Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush as
Garrulax striatus Striated Laughingthrush
Garrulax nuchalis Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush pb
Garrulax galbanus Yellow-throated Laughingthrush rs
Garrulax ruficollis Rufous–necked Laughingthrush tg
Garrulax delesserti
Wynaad Laughingthrush sv E
Garrulax gularis Rufous-vented Laughingthrush tg
Garrulax cineraceus Moustached Laughingthrush jjh
Garrulax rufogularis Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush
Garrulax ocellatus Spotted Laughingthrush pl
Garrulax maxima Giant Laughingthrush jjh
(not recorded in India)
Garrulax caerulatus Grey-sided Laughingthrush
Garrulax merulinus Spot-breasted Laughingthrush tg
Garrulax sannio White-browed Laughingthrush ms
Garrulax cachinnans
Nilgiri Laughingthrush E
Garrulax jerdoni
Grey-breasted Laughingthrush cf E
Garrulax lineatus Streaked Laughingthrush
Garrulax
virgatus Striped Laughingthrush sr
Garrulax austeni Brown-capped Laughingthrush rs
Garrulax squamatus Blue-winged Laughingthrush ba
Garrulax subunicolor Scaly Laughingthrush 
gmp
Garrulax elliotii Elliot's Laughingthrush
(India ?) jjh
Garrulax henrici Brown-cheeked Laughingthrush ? as
Garrulax variegatus Variegated Laughingthrush op E
Garrulax affinis Black-faced Laughingthrush op
Garrulax erythrocephalus Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush #
Liocichla phoenicea Red-faced Liocichla #
Liocichla bugunorum Bugun Liocichla
ra

Malacocincla abbotti Abbott's Babbler
as
Pellorneum albiventre
Spot-throated Babbler #
Pellorneum palustris Marsh Babbler rs
Pellorneum ruficeps Puff-throated Babbler
Pomatorhinus hypoleucos Large Scimitar Babbler
smy
Pomatorhinus erythrocnemis Spot-breasted Scimitar Babbler rs
Pomatorhinus erythrogenys Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler
Pomatorhinus horsfieldii  Indian Scimitar Babbler E
Pomatorhinus schisticeps  White-browed Scimitar Babbler
as
Pomatorhinus ruficollis Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler
Pomatorhinus ochraciceps Red-billed Scimitar Babbler rs
Pomatorhinus ferruginosus Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler
Xiphirhynchus superciliaris  Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler sr
Rimator malacoptilus Long-billed Wren Babbler ra
Napothera brevicaudata Streaked Wren Babbler rs
Napothera epilepidota Eyebrowed Wren Babbler rs
Pnoepyga albiventer Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler aps
Pnoepyga immaculata Nepal Wren Babbler nd E
Pnoepyga pusilla Pygmy  Wren Babbler dm
Spelaeornis caudatus Rufous-throated Wren Babbler rs
Spelaeornis badeigularis Rusty-throated Wren Babbler # E
Spelaeornis troglodytoides Bar-winged  Wren Babbler ra
Spelaeornis formosus Spotted Wren Babbler rs
Spelaeornis chocolatinus Long-tailed Wren Babbler sr
Spelaeornis
longicaudatus Tawny-breasted Wren Babbler sd
Sphenocichla humei Wedge-billed Wren Babbler
rs
 
Stachyris ruficeps Rufous-capped Babbler
Stachyris pyrrhops Black-chinned Babbler E
Stachyris chrysaea Golden Babbler rs
Stachyris nigriceps Grey-throated Babbler rs
Stachyris oglei Snowy-throated Babbler rk
Dumetia hyperythra Tawny-bellied Babbler kr E
Rhopocichla atriceps Dark-fronted Babbler
rs E
Macronous gularis Pin-striped Tit Babbler
Timalia pileata Chestnut-capped Babbler rs
Chrysomma sinense Yellow-eyed Babbler
Chrysomma altirostre Jerdon's Babbler
dmk
Turdoides caudatus Common Babbler
Turdoides earlei Striated Babbler
Turdoides longirostris Slender-billed Babbler #
Turdoides malcolmi Large Grey Babbler E
Turdoides subrufus Rufous Babbler cf E
Turdoides striatus Jungle Babbler E
Turdoides affinis Yellow-billed Babbler cf E
Babax waddelli  Giant Babax ? as
Leiothrix argentauris Silver-eared Mesia #
Leiothrix lutea Red-billed Leiothrix
Cutia nipalensis Cutia #
Pteruthius rufiventer Black-headed Shrike Babbler sr
Pteruthius flaviscapis White-browed Shrike Babbler
Pteruthius xanthochlorus Green Shrike Babbler
Pteruthius melanotis Black-eared Shrike Babbler sr
Pteruthius
aenobarbus Chestnut-fronted Shrike Babbler jjh
Gampsorhynchus rufulus White-hooded Babbler rs
Actinodura egertoni  Rusty-Fronted Barwing
Actinodura nipalensis  Hoary-throated Barwing
Actinodura waldeni  Streak-throated Barwing #
Minla cyanouroptera Blue-winged Minla
Minla strigula Chestnut-tailed Minla
Minla ignotincta Red-tailed Minla rs
Alcippe chrysotis Golden-breasted Fulvetta #
Alcippe cinerea Yellow-throated Fulvetta rs
Alcippe castaneceps Rufous-winged Fulvetta #
Alcippe vinipectus White-browed Fulvetta
Alcippe ludlowi
Brown-throated Fulvetta rs
Alcippe rufogularis Rufous-throated Fulvetta us
Alcippe cinereiceps Streak-throated Fulvetta
Alcippe dubia Rusty-capped Fulvetta rs
Alcippe poioicephala Brown-cheeked Fulvetta rs
Alcippe nipalensis Nepal Fulvetta
Yuhina castaniceps Striated Yuhina
Yuhina bakeri White-naped Yuhina rs
Yuhina flavicollis Whiskered Yuhina
Yuhina gularis Stripe-throated Yuhina 
Yuhina occipitalis Rufous-vented Yuhina
Yuhina nigrimenta Black-chinned Yuhina sr
Yuhina zantholeuca White-bellied Yuhina jjh
Myzornis pyrrhoura Fire-tailed Myzornis rs
Heterophasia annectans Rufous-backed Sibia rs
Heterophasia capistrata Rufous Sibia
Heterophasia gracilis Grey Sibia tg
Heterophasia pulchella Beautiful Sibia #
Heterophasia picaoides Long-tailed Sibia rs
Conostoma oemodium Great Parrotbill #
Paradoxornis unicolor Brown Parrotbill rs
Paradoxornis gularis
Grey-headed Parrotbill rs
Paradoxornis flavirostris
Black-breasted Parrotbill dmk
Paradoxornis guttaticollis Spot-breasted Parrotbill rs
Paradoxornis fulvifrons Fulvous Parrotbill pl
Paradoxornis nipalensis Black-throated Parrotbill sr
Paradoxornis atrosuperciliaris Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbill
av
Paradoxornis ruficeps Greater Rufous-headed Parrotbill #

Larks (21)
Mirafra cantillans Singing Bushlark
abv E
Mirafra erythroptera Indian Bushlark E
Mirafra affinis Jerdon's Bushlark E
Mirafra assamica Bengal Bushlark
Eremopterix nigriceps Black-crowned Sparrow Lark op
Eremopterix grisea Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark E ss
Ammomanes phoenicurus Rufous-tailed Lark op E
Ammomanes deserti Desert Lark nd
Alaemon alaudipes Greater Hoopoe Lark cf
Melanocorypha bimaculata Bimaculated Lark
Melanocorypha maxima Tibetan Lark op
Calandrella brachydactyla Greater Short-toed Lark
Calandrella rufescens Lesser Short-toed Lark ssd
Calandrella acutirostris Hume's Short-toed Lark op
Calandrella raytal Sand Lark
Galerida cristata Crested Lark
Galerida malabarica Malabar LarkE
Galerida deva Sykes's Lark
cf E
Alauda arvensis  Eurasian Skylark mar
Alauda gulgula  Oriental Skylark nd
Eremophila alpestris  Horned Lark nd

Flowerpeckers, Sunbirds & Spiderhunters (22)
Dicaeum agile Thick-billed Flowerpecker vs
Dicaeum chrysorrheum Yellow-vented Flowerpecker
Dicaeum melanoxanthum Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker rs
Dicaeum trigonostigma Orange-bellied Flowerpecker jjh
Dicaeum erythrorhynchos Pale-billed Flowerpecker
Dicaeum concolor Plain Flowerpecker cf
Dicaeum ignipectus Fire-breasted Flowerpecker
Dicaeum cruentatum Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker

Anthreptes singalensis Ruby-cheeked Sunbird
Nectarinia zeylonica Purple-rumped Sunbird
Nectarinia minima Crimson-backed Sunbird nd E
Nectarinia
sperata Purple-throated Sunbird iw
Nectarinia jugularis Olive-backed Sunbird #
Nectarinia asiatica Purple Sunbird
Nectarinia lotenia Loten's SunbirdE
Aethopyga gouldiae Mrs Gould's  Sunbird #
Aethopyga nipalensis Green-tailed Sunbird sr
Aethopyga saturata Black-throated Sunbird bd
Aethopyga siparaja Crimson Sunbird
Aethopyga ignicauda Fire-tailed Sunbird

Arachnothera longirostra Little Spiderhunter ds
Arachnothera magna Streaked Spiderhunter rs

Sparrows & Snowfinch (12)
Passer domesticus
House Sparrow
Passer hispaniolensis Spanish Sparrow rs
Passer pyrrhonotus Sind Sparrow #
Passer rutilans Russet Sparrow
Passer montanus  Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Petronia xanthocollis  Chestnut-shouldered Petronia
Petronia petronia Rock Sparrow ik
Carpospiza brachydactyla Pale Rock Sparrow
jt

Montifringilla adamsi  Tibetan Snowfinch op
Pyrgilauda taczanowskii  White-rumped Snowfinch jjh
Pyrgilauda ruficollis 
Rufous-necked Snowfinch br
Pyrgilauda blanfordi 
Plain-backed Snowfinch op

Wagtails & Pipits (18)
Dendronanthus indicus Forest Wagtail op
Motacilla alba dukhunensis White Wagtail  personata  alboides
Motacilla maderaspatensis White-browed Wagtail E
Motacilla citreola Citrine Wagtail nd
Motacilla flava Yellow Wagtail
Motacilla cinerea Grey Wagtail

Anthus richardi Richard's Pipit
Anthus rufulus Paddyfield Pipit
Anthus campestris Tawny Pipit
Anthus godlewskii Blyth's Pipit
Anthus similis Long-billed Pipit
Anthus sylvanus Upland Pipit
Anthus nilghiriensis Nilgiri PipitE
Anthus trivialis Tree Pipit nd
Anthus hodgsoni Olive-backed Pipit
Anthus cervinus Red-throated Pipit al
Anthus roseatus Rosy Pipit nd
Anthus spinoletta Water Pipit
mp

Accentors, Weavers & Avadavats (21)
Prunella collaris
Alpine Accentor op
Prunella himalayana Altai Accentor aps
Prunella rubeculoides Robin Accentor op
Prunella strophiata Rufous-breasted Accentor
Prunella fulvescens Brown Accentor op
Prunella atrogularis Black-throated Accentor aps
Prunella immaculata Maroon-backed Accentor pl

Ploceus benghalensis Black-breasted Weaver E
Ploceus manyar Streaked Weaver nd
Ploceus philippinus Baya Weaver
Ploceus megarhynchus Finn's Weaver
E pml

Amandava amandava Red Avadavat
Amandava formosa Green Avadavat ts E
Lonchura malabarica Indian Silverbill
Lonchura striata White-rumped Munia
Lonchura kelaarti Black-throated Munia E
Lonchura punctulata Scaly-breasted Munia
Lonchura malacca Black-headed Munia
Lonchura oryzivora Java Sparrow
Fringilla coelebs Chaffinch al
Fringilla montifringilla Brambling
iw

Finches (36)
Serinus pusillus
Fire-fronted Serin ds
Carduelis spinoides Yellow-breasted Greenfinch ma
Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch
Carduelis spinus Eurasian Siskin iw
Carduelis thibetana Tibetan Siskin ra
Carduelis flavirostris Twite rsv
Leucosticte nemoricola Plain Mountain Finch #
Leucosticte brandti Brandt's Mountain Finch op
Callacanthis burtoni Spectacled Finch #
Bucanetes githagineus Trumpeter Finch
mp
Bucanetes mongolicus Mongolian Finch nd
Loxia curvirostra Red Crossbill rs
Carpodacus rubescens Blanford's Rosefinch #
Carpodacus nipalensis Dark-breasted Rosefinch #
Carpodacus erythrinus Common Rosefinch dds
Carpodacus pulcherrimus Beautiful Rosefinch op
Carpodacus rodochrous Pink-browed Rosefinch
Carpodacus edwardsii Dark-rumped Rosefinch #
Carpodacus trifasciatus Three-banded Rosefinch jjh
Carpodacus rodopeplus Spot-winged Rosefinch aps
Carpodacus thura White-browed Rosefinch
Carpodacus rhodochlamys Red-mantled Rosefinch dm
Carpodacus rubicilloides Streaked Rosefinch op
Carpodacus rubicilla Great Rosefinch op
Carpodacus puniceus Red-fronted Rosefinch dmk
Propyrrhula subhimachala Crimson-browed Finch am
Haematospiza sipahi Scarlet Finch

Pyrrhula nipalensis Brown Bullfinch sk
Pyrrhula
aurantiaca Orange Bullfinch dm
Pyrrhula erythrocephala Red-headed Bullfinch #
Pyrrhula erythaca Grey-headed Bullfinch ra
Coccothraustes coccothraustes Hawfinch iw
Mycerobas icterioides Black-and-yellow Grosbeak #
Mycerobas affinis Collared Grosbeak  jvg
Mycerobas melanozanthos Spot-winged Grosbeak  aps
Mycerobas carnies White-winged Grosbeak #
Pyrrhoplectes epauletta Gold-naped Finch

Buntings (17)
Melophus lathami  Crested Bunting
Emberiza citrinella  Yellowhammer iw
Emberiza leucocephalos
Pine Bunting jjh
Emberiza cia Rock Bunting
Emberiza godlewskii Godlewski's Bunting
 ? as
Emberiza buchanani Grey-necked Bunting op
Emberiza hortulana Ortolan Bunting mar
Emberiza stewarti White-capped Bunting
Emberiza striolata House Bunting gbh
Emberiza fucata Chestnut-eared Bunting @
Emberiza pusilla Little Bunting op
Emberiza aureola Yellow-breasted Bunting at
Emberiza melanocephala Black-headed bunting
al
Emberiza bruniceps Red-headed Bunting
Emberiza spodocephala Black-faced Bunting at
Emberiza schoeniclus Reed Bunting al

Miliaria calandra Corn Bunting jhk

Note: i) Taxonomy and nomenclature generally follows An Annotated Checklist of the Birds of the Oriental  Region by Tim Inskipp, Nigel Lindsey and William Duckworth (1996).
ii) List of Endangered/Threatened birds per Birdlife International's Red Data Book except Tyto deroepstorffi


Contributors and Copyright holders

Significant contributors:
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 Psilo al A P Leventis am Atanu & Shukla aps Arun P. Singh as Amano Samarpan b Bikram Grewal ba S Balachandran cf Clement Francis dmk Dhritiman Mukherjee  ds S Samanta gbh Garima Bhatia ik  Igor Karyakin iw  Ingo Waschkies jhk John Hawkins jjh Jemi & John Holmes  jvg  Joanna Van Gruisen jwb Jan Willem den Besten  mar Rahil  mp Mike Prince  ms Dr. Manjeet Singh nd Nikhil Devasar ns Niranjan Sant  op Otto Pfister  pml P M Lad/Navendu Lad ra Ramana Athreya  rg R K Gaur  rs Ramki sd Shashank Dalvi sr Sachin Rai sk Szabolcs Kókay  st Saleel Tambe sv  Suresh V  tg Tanmoy Ghosh ts Toby Sinclair ts Tom Tarrant  vs Vivek Sinha
@ Ronald Saldino  # Sujan Chatterjee $ Dipankar Ghose

Other contributors:
ab Arun Bhat abd Abhishek Das  adm Arpit Deomurari apz A P Zubin ar Arlene Ripley ash Adesh Shivkar at Amit Thakurta av Alka Vaidya abv Abhishek Varma bd Bhaskar Das bp B R Prasad br Biswapriya Rahut ck Chaiyan dar Dr. A Rehmani dds Debiprakash Dass dm Daniel Matti dn Debasis Nandy fi Farah Ishtiaq / Sanctuary do Daniele Occhiato dps Debapratim Saha dr Dr. Rakesh gb Gaurav Bhatnagar gd Gertrud Denzau gmp Ganesh Mani Pradhan gs Gopi Sundar hi Hari Iyer jd Julian P. Donahue jg J M Garg jp Jayesh Patel jt Jugal Tiwari Kushal kcs Kulashekara CS kbd K. David Bishop kd Koushik Deuti kr Khalid Rafeek ksr Kshounish S Ray lt Lieven De Temmerman ma Mohit Aggarwal md Mousumi Dutta mk Mohanram Kemparaju rnm Ravi & Namita Medha rns Manoj Sharma nr Narayan Raman nl Navendu Lad  nsm Nitin S nvm Niraj V Mistry pb Pritam Baruah pk Peter Kaestner prb Prerna Bindra  pj P.Jeganathan / Sanctuary pl Peter Logtmeijer ram Ramesh Anantharaman rk Rohit Nanewadekar ro Rohan rp Raj Phukan rs2 S. Rajesh Kumar rsu Ritish Suri rsv Rajneesh Suvarna sa Sanctuary Asia sab Sajal Bar sam Sanket Mhatre sb Sanjib Bhattacharyya shb Shantanu Bhattacharya sc Sayam Chowdhury sg Sharad Gaur sgh Sushant Ghosh sgt Supriyo Ghatak skr Suman Karmakar sj Soma Jha sm Sujith Marar smy Susan Myers  sn Muhammad Saad Nawaz Qaisrani ss Sudhir Shivaram ssd Sharad Shridhar svi S. Vinay us Umesh Srinivassan vkg Vinod Kumar Gupta vmr Vijay Mohan Raj vs Vijay Sethi vt Vatsal Trivedi wsc William S. Clark yd Yeshey Dorji ys
Yogendra Shah

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