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List of 55 birds found only in India

 


Nicobar Scrubfowl Megapodius nicobariensis
Painted Francolin Francolinus pictus
Rock Bush Quail Perdicula argoondah
Painted Bush Quail Perdicula erythrorhyncha
Manipur Bush Quail Perdicula manipurensis
Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea
Painted Spurfowl Galloperdix lunulata
Himalayan Quail Ophrysia superciliosa
Grey Junglefowl Gallus sonneratii
Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei
White-cheeked Barbet Megalaima viridis
Malabar Grey Hornbill Ocyceros griseus
Narcondam Hornbill Aceros narcondami
Malabar Parakeet Psittacula columboides
Nicobar Parakeet Psittacula caniceps
Andaman Masked Owl Tyto deroepstorffi
Andaman Scops Owl Otus balli
Mottled Wood Owl Strix ocellata
Forest Owlet Athene blewitti
Andaman Hawk Owl Ninox affinis
Nilgiri Wood Pigeon Columba elphinstonii
Andaman Wood Pigeon Columba palumboides
Andaman Cuckoo Dove Macropygia rufipennis
Andaman Crake Rallina canningi
Jerdon's Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus
Nicobar Serpent Eagle Spilornis minimus
Andaman Serpent Eagle Spilornis elgini
Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri
White-bellied Treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra
Andaman Treepie Dendrocitta bayleyi
Malabar Whistling Thrush Myophonus horsfieldii
White-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx major
Brown-chested Jungle Flycatcher Rhinomyias brunneatus
Black-and-orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa
Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudata
White-bellied Blue Flycatcher Cyornis pallipes
White-headed Starling Sturnus erythropygius
White-naped Tit Parus nuchalis
Grey-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus priocephalus
Yellow-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus
Nicobar Bulbul Hypsipetes nicobariensis
Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyura
Wynaad Laughingthrush Garrulax delesserti
Nilgiri Laughingthrush Garrulax cachinnans
Grey-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax jerdoni
Bugun Liocichla Liocichla bugunorum
Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre
Tawny-breasted Wren Babbler Spelaeornis longicaudatus
Large Grey Babbler Turdoides malcolmi
Rufous Babbler Turdoides subrufus
Malabar Lark Galerida malabarica
Sykes’s Lark Galerida deva
Crimson-backed Sunbird Nectarinia minima
Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis
Green Avadavat Amandava formosa


References
1. Birds of the Indian Subcontinent - Richard Grimmett & Tim Inskipp. Helm Field Guide
2. A Field Guide to the Birds of India - Krys Kazmierczak. Pica Press
3. Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan (Vol. I-X) - S. Ali & S. D. Ripley. OUP
4. Birds of South Asia - The Ripley Guide - Pamela Rasmussen et al. Lynx Edicions 2005
5. Endemic Birds of India - ZSI Publication
 

 

   
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