Corbett Tiger Reserve
Checklist of Birds

~ presented by Birds of India

by Manoj Sharma, Bill Harvey, Nikhil Devasar & Bikram Grewal


Phasianidae: Francolins, Quails, Partridges and Pheasants

Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus

Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus

Common Quail Coturnix coturnix

Rain Quail Coturnix coromandelica

Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis

Jungle Bush Quail Perdicula asiatica

Rock Bush Quail Perdicula argoondah

Hill Partridge Arborophila torqueola

Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus

Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos

Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus

Dendrocygndiae: Whistling-ducks

Lesser Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna javanica

Anatidae: Geese and Ducks

Greylag Goose Anser anser

Bar-headed Goose Anser Indicus

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna

Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos

Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus

Gadwall Anas strepera

Eurasian Wigeon Anas Penelope

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Northern Pintail Anas acuta

Garganey Anas querquedula

Common Teal Anas crecca

Red-crested Pochard Rhodonessa rufina

Common Pochard Aythya ferina

Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca

Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula

Common Merganser Mergus merganser

Turnicidae: Buttonquails

Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvatica

Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki

Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator

Picidae: Woodpeckers

Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla

Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus

Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos nanus

Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus

Brown-fronted Woodpecker Dendrocopos auriceps

Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis

Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus

Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus

Greater Yellownape Picus flavinucha

Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus

Scaly-bellied Woodpecker Picus squamatus

Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus

Himalayan Flameback Dinopium shorii

Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense

Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus

White-naped Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes festivus

Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus

Megalaimidae: Barbets

Great Barbet Megalaima virens

Brown-headed Barbet Megalaima zeylanica

Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata

Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica

Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala

Bucerotidae: Hornbills

Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris

Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis

Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris

Upupidae: Hoopoe

Common Hoopoe Upupa epops

Coraciidae: Rollers

Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis

Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis

Alcedinidae: Small Kingfishers

Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis

Halcyonidae: Large Kingfishers

Stork-billed Kingfisher Halcyon capensis

White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis

Cerylidae: Pied Kingfishers

Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris

Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis

Meropidae: Bee-eaters

Blue-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis athertoni

Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis

Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti

Cuculidae: Cuckoos

Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Clamator coromandus

Large Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides

Common Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius

Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus

Eurasian Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus

Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii

Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus

Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris

Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea

Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis

Sirkeer Malkoha Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii

Centropodidae: Coucals

Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis

Lesser Coucal Centropus benghalensis

Psittacidae: Parakeets

Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria

Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri

Slaty-headed Parakeet Psittacula himalayana

Plum-headed Parakeet Psittacula cyanocephala

Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri

Apodidae: Swifts

Himalayan Swiftlet Collocalia brevirostris

White-rumped Needletail Zoonavena sylvatica

Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis

Asian Palm Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis

Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba

Common Swift Apus apus

Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus R

House Swift Apus affinis

Hemiprocnidae: Treeswifts

Crested Treeswift Hemiprocne coronata

Tytonidae: Barn Owl and Grass Owl

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Grass Owl Tyto capensis

Strigidae: Owls

Mountain Scops Owl Otus spilocephalus

Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia

Collared Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena

Eurasian Eagle Owl Bubo bubo

Spot-bellied Eagle Owl Bubo nipalensis

Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis

Tawny Fish Owl Ketupa flavipes

Brown Wood Owl Strix leptogrammica

Collared Owlet Glaucidium brodiei

Asian Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides

Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum

Spotted Owlet Athene brama

Brown Hawk Owl Ninox scutulata

Long-eared Owl Asio otus

Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus

Caprimulgidae: Nightjars

Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus

Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus

Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus

Savanna Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis

Columbidae: Pigeons and Doves

Rock Pigeon Columba livia

Hill Pigeon Columba rupestris

Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis

Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis

Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis

Red Collared Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica

Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto

Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica

Orange-breasted Green Pigeon Treron bicincta

Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera

Pin-tailed Green Pigeon Treron apicauda

Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon Treron sphenura

Gruidae: Cranes

Sarus Crane Grus antigone

Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo

Common Crane Grus grus

Rallidae: Rails

Water Rail Rallus aquaticus

Brown Crake Amaurornis akool

White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus

Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca

Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio

Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Common Coot Fulica atra

Scolopacidae: Snipe and Sandpipers

Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola

Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola

Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura

Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata

Common Redshank Tringa totanus

Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis

Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia

Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus

Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola

Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos

Little Stint Calidris minuta

Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii

Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Rostratulidae: Painted-snipe

Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula bengalensis

Jacanidae: Jacanas

Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus

Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus

Burhinidae: Thick-knees

Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus

Great Thick-knee Esacus recurvirostris

Charadriidae: Plovers and stilts

Ibisbill Ibidorhyncha struthersii

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus

Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta

Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus

Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius

Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus

Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus

Great Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Yellow-wattled Lapwing Vanellus malarbaricus

River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii

Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus

Sociable Plover Vanellus gregarius 

White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus

Small Pratincole Glareola lacteal

Laridae: Gulls and Terns

Yellow-legged Gull Larus cachinnans

Pallas's Gull Larus ichthyaetus

Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus

Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus

Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica

River Tern Sterna aurantia

Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda

Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus

Accipitridae: Hawks and Eagles

Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes

Oriental Honey-Buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus

Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus

Black Kite Milvus migrans

Brahminy Kite Haliastur Indus

Pallas's Fish Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus

White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla

Lesser Fish Eagle Ichthyophaga humilis

Grey-headed Fish Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus

Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus

Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus

White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis

Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris

Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis

Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus

Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus

Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus

Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos

Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus

Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus

Shikra Accipiter badius

Besra Accipiter virgatus

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa

Common Buzzard Buteo buteo

Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus

Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis

Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila hastata

Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga

Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax

Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis

Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca

Bonelli's Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus

Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus

Rufous-bellied Eagle Hieraaetus kienerii

Changeable Hawk Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus

Mountain Hawk Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis

Falconidae: Falcons

Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens

Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus

Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera

Amur Falcon Falco amurensis

Oriental Hobby Falco severus

Laggar Falcon Falco jugger

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

Podicipedidae: Grebes

Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis

Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus

Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus

Anhingidae: Anhinga

Darter Anhinga melanogaster

Phalacrocoracidae: Cormorants

Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger

Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo

Ardeidae: Herons and Bitterns

Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Western Reef Egret Egretta gularis

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea

Great Egret Casmerodius albus

Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii

Little Heron Butorides striatus

Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus

Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis

Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

Phoenicopteridae: Flamingos

Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber

Threskiornithidae: Ibises

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus

Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus

Black Ibis Pseudibis papillosa

Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia

Pelecanidae: Pelicans

Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus

Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis

Ciconiidae: Storks

Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala

Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans

Black Stork Ciconia nigra

Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus

White Stork Ciconia ciconia

Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus

Pittidae: Pittas

Indian Pitta Pitta brachyuran

Hooded Pitta Pitta sordida

Eurylaimidae: Broadbills

Long-tailed Broadbill Psarisomus dalhousiae

Irenidae: Leafbirds

Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons

Orange-bellied Leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii

Laniidae: Shrikes

Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus

Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus

Bay-backed Shrike Lanius vittatus

Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach

Grey-backed Shrike Lanius tephronotus

Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis

Corvidae: Crows and allies

Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius

Black-headed Jay Garrulus lanceolatus

Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythrorhyncha

Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis

Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda

Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae

House Crow Corvus splendens

Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos

Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus

Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus

Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus

Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii

Large Cuckooshrike Coracina macei

Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos

Black-headed Cuckooshrike Coracina melanoptera

Rosy Minivet Pericrocotus roseus

Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus

Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris

Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus

Bar-winged Flycatcher-Shrike Hemipus picatus

Yellow-bellied Fantail Rhipidura hypoxantha

White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis

White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola

Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus

Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus

White-bellied Drongo Dicrurus caerulescens

Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus

Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer

Spangled Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus

Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea

Asian Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi

Common Iora Aegithina tiphia

Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis gularis

Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus

Cinclidae: Dippers

Brown Dipper Cinclus pallasii

Muscicapidae: Thrushes and Flycatchers

Blue-capped Rock Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus

Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush Monticola rufiventris

Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius

Blue Whistling Thrush Myophonus caeruleus

Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina

Long-tailed Thrush Zoothera dixoni

Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma

Long-billed Thrush Zoothera monticola

Tickell's Thrush Turdus unicolor

White-collared Blackbird Turdus albocinctus

Grey-winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul

Red-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis R

Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis

Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica

Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica

Rusty-tailed Flycatcher Muscicapa ruficauda

Slaty-backed Flycatcher Ficedula hodgsonii

Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula strophiata

Red-throated Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla

Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva

Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra

Little Pied Flycatcher Ficedula westermanni

Ultramarine Flycatcher Ficedula superciliaris

Slaty Blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor

Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina

Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae

Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara

Pale-chinned Flycatcher Cyornis poliogenys

Blue-throated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides

Tickell's Blue Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae

Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis

Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope

White-tailed Rubythroat Luscinia pectoralis

Bluethroat Luscinia svecica

Indian Blue Robin Luscinia brunnea

Orange-flanked Bush Robin Tarsiger cyanurus

Golden Bush Robin Tarsiger chrysaeus

Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis

White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus

Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicata

Rufous-backed Redstart Phoenicurus erythronota

Blue-capped Redstart Phoenicurus coeruleocephalus

Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros

Hodgson's Redstart Phoenicurus hodgsoni

Blue-fronted Redstart Phoenicurus frontalis

White-capped Water Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

Plumbeous Water Redstart Rhyacornis fuliginosus

White-bellied Redstart Hodgsonius phaenicuroides

Little Forktail Enicurus scouleri

Black-backed Forktail Enicurus immaculatus

Slaty-backed Forktail Enicurus schistaceus

Spotted Forktail Enicurus maculates

Purple Cochoa Cochoa purpurea

Hodgson's Bushchat Saxicola insignis

Common Stonechat Saxicola torquata

White-tailed Stonechat Saxicola leucura

Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata

Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferrea

Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata

Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti

Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina

Brown Rock-chat Cercomela fusca

Sturnidae: Starlings

Spot-winged Starling Saroglossa spiloptera

Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnus malabaricus

Brahminy Starling Sturnus pagodarum

Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Asian Pied Starling Sturnus contra

Common Myna Acridotheres tristis

Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus

Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus

Northern Hill Myna Gracula religiosa

Sittidae: Nuthatches

Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta castanea

White-tailed Nuthatch Sitta himalayensis

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis

Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria

Certhiidae: Treecreepers and Wrens

Bar-tailed Treecreeper Certhia himalayana

Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes

Paridae: Tits

Fire-capped Tit Cephalopyrus flammiceps

Rufous-naped Tit Parus rufonuchalis

Spot-winged Tit Parus melanolophus

Great Tit Parus major

Green-backed Tit Parus monticolus

Black-lored Tit Parus xanthogenys

Aegithalidae: Long-Tailed Tits

Black-throated Tit Aegithalos concinnus

Hirundinidae: Swallows

Sand Martin Riparia riparia

Plain Martin Riparia paludicola

Eurasian Crag Martin Hirundo rupestris

Dusky Crag Martin Hirundo concolor

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii

Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica

Streak-throated Swallow Hirundo fluvicola

Northern House Martin Delichon urbica R

Asian House Martin Delichon dasypus

Nepal House Martin Delichon nipalensis

Regulidae: Crests

Goldcrest Regulus regulus

Pycnonotidae: Bulbuls

Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus

Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus

Himalayan Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys

Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer

Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala

Mountain Bulbul Hypsipetes mcclellandii

Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus

Cisticolidae: Cisticolas and Prinias

Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis

Bright-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis

Striated Prinia Prinia criniger

Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla

Rufous-fronted Prinia Prinia buchanani

Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii

Jungle Prinia Prinia sylvatica

Yellow-bellied Prinia Prinia flaviventris

Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis

Plain Prinia Prinia inornata

Zosteropidae: White-eyes

Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus

Sylviidae: Warblers and Babblers

Chestnut-headed Tesia Tesia castaneocoronata

Grey-bellied Tesia Tesia cyaniventer

Pale-footed Bush Warbler Cettia pallidipes

Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler Cettia fortipes

Chestnut-crowned Bush Warbler Cettia major

Aberrant Bush Warbler Cettia flavolivacea

Grey-sided Bush Warbler Cettia brunnifrons

Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon

Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum

Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius

Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita

Plain Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus neglectus

Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus

Smoky Warbler Phylloscopus fuligiventer

Tickell's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus affinis

Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus

Buff-barred Warbler Phylloscopus pulcher

Ashy-throated warbler Phylloscopus maculipennis

Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus chloronotus

Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei

Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides

Tytler's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus tytleri

Western Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus occipitalis

Blyth's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus reguloides

Whistler's Warbler Seicercus whistleri

Golden-spectacled Warbler Seicercus burkii

Grey-hooded Warbler Seicercus xanthoschistos

Striated Grassbird Megalurus palustris

Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striatus*

White-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax albogularis

White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus

Striated Laughingthrush Garrulax striatus

Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush Garrulax rufogularis

Streaked Laughingthrush Garrulax lineatus

Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax erythrocephalus

Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps

Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus erythrogenys

White-browed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps

Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ruficollis

Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler Pnoepyga albiventer

Nepal Wren Babbler Pnoepyga immaculata

Black-chinned Babbler Stachyris pyrrhops

Tawny-bellied Babbler Dumetia hyperythra

Chestnut-capped Babbler Timalia pileata

Yellow-eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense

Common Babbler Turdoides caudatus

Large Grey Babbler Turdoides malcolmi

Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus

Silver-eared Mesia Leiothrix argentauris

Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea

White-browed Shrike Babbler Pteruthius flaviscapis

Green Shrike Babbler Pteruthius xanthochlorus

Blue-winged Minla Minla cyanouroptera

Rufous Sibia Heterophasia capistrata

Whiskered Yuhina Yuhina flavicollis

Stripe-throated Yuhina Yuhina gularis

Black-chinned Yuhina Yuhina nigrimenta

White-bellied Yuhina Yuhina zantholeuca

Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca

Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis

Alaudidae: Larks

Indian Bushlark Mirafra erythroptera

Rufous-winged Bushlark Mirafra assamica

Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark Eremopterix grisea

Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla

Sand Lark Calandrella raytal

Crested Lark Galerida cristata

Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis

Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula

Nectariniidae: Flowerpeckers and Sunbirds

Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile

Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorynchos

Fire-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectus

Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica

Green-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga nipalensis

Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata

Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja

Fire-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga ignicauda

Passeridae: Sparrows, Pipits, Wagtails and allies

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Russet Sparrow Passer rutilans

Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus

Chestnut-shouldered Petronia Petronia xanthocollis

Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus

White Wagtail Motacilla alba

White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis

Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola

Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava

Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea

Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus

Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris

Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis

Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis

Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni

Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus

Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus

Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta

Rufous-breasted Accentor Prunella strophiata

Black-throated Accentor Prunella atrogularis

Black-breasted Weaver Ploceus benghalensis

Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar

Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus

Finn's Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus

Red Avadavat Amandava amandava

Indian Silverbill Lonchura malabarica

White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata

Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata

Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca

Fringillidae: Finches and Buntings

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Fire-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus

Yellow-breasted Greenfinch Carduelis spinoides

European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis

Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus

Crested Bunting Melophus lathami

Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos

Rock Bunting Emberiza cia

White-capped Bunting Emberiza stewarti

Chestnut-eared Bunting Emberiza fucata

Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla

Chestnut Bunting Emberiza rutila

Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala

Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps

Corn Bunting Miliaria calandra

Bibliography:

  • B. Grewal, B. Harvey and O. Pfister: A Photographic Guide to the Birds of India, Periplus 2003

  • B. Grewal: A Photographic Guide to Birds of the Himalayas, New Holland 1998.

  • R. Grimmett, C. Inskipp and T. Inskipp: Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Helm 1998

  • R. Grimmett, C. Inskipp and T. Inskipp: Pocket Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent. O.U.P. 2001

  • K. Kazmierczak: A Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, O.U.P. 2000

  • K. Kazmierczak and R. Singh: A Birdwatchers' Guide to India, Prion 1998

  • * - added subsequently by editors

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