Harike Bird Sanctuary
Checklist of Birds

~ presented by Birds of India

by Bill Harvey


1. Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus

2. Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus

3. Common Quail Coturnix coturnix

4. Jungle Bush-quail Perdicula asiatica

5. Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus

6. Greylag Goose Anser anser

7. Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus

8. Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica

9. Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

10. Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna

11. Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos

12. Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus

13. White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala RV

14. Gadwall Anas strepera

15. Falcated Duck Anas falcate RV

16. Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope

17. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

18. Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha

19. Common Teal Anas crecca

20. Garganey Anas querquedula

21. Northern Pintail Anas acuta

22. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

23. Red-crested Pochard Rhodonessa rufina

24. Common Pochard Aythya farina

25. Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca

26. Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula

27. Greater Scaup Aythya marila RV

28. Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis RV

29. Smew Mergellus albellus RV

30. Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvatica

31. Barred Buttonquail Turnix tanki

32. Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla

33. Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos nanus

34. Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis

35. Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense

36. Brown-headed Barbet Megalaima zeylanica

37. Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica

38. Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala

39. Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris

40. Common Hoopoe Upupa epops

41. European Roller Coracias garrulus

42. Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis

43. Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis

44. White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis

45. Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis

46. Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis

47. Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus

48. Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus

49. Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus

50. Common Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius

51. Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus

52. Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea

53. Sirkeer Malkoha Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii

54. Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis

55. Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria

56. Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri

57. Slaty-headed Parakeet Psittacula himalayana

58. Plum-headed Parakeet Psittacula cyanocephala

59. Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba

60. Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus

61. House Swift Apus affinis

62. Barn Owl Tyto alba

63. Collared Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena

64. Eurasian Eagle Owl Bubo bubo

65. Rock Eagle Owl Bubo (bubo) benghalensis

66. Dusky Eagle Owl Bubo coromandus

67. Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis

68. Spotted Owlet Athene brama

69. Long-eared Owl Asio otus: RV

70. Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus

71. Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus

72. Syke's Nightjar Caprimulgus mahrattensis

73. Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus

74. Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus

75. Savannah Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis

76. Rock Pigeon Columba livia

77. Yellow-eyed Pigeon Columba eversmanni

78. Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis

79. Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis

80. Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis

81. Red Collared Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica

82. Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto

83. Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera

84. Little Bustard Otis tetrax RV

85. Common Crane Grus grus

86. Water Rail Rallus aquaticus

87. Brown Crake Amaurornis akool

88. White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus

89. Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla

90. Spotted Crake Porzana Porzana

91. Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca

92. Watercock Gallicrex cinerea

93. Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio

94. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

95. Common Coot Fulica atra

96. Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus

97. Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus

98. Painted Sandgrouse Pterocles indicus

99. Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

100. Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus

101. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

102. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata

103. Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus

104. Common Redshank Tringa tetanus

105. Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis

106. Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia

107. Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus

108. Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola

109. Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus

110. Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos

111. Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

112. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus RV

113. Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus RV

114. Little Stint Calidris minuta

115. Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii

116. Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta RV

117. Dunlin Calidris alpina

118. Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea

119. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis RV

120. Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus RV

121. Ruff Philomachus pugnax

122. Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis

123. Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus

124. Great Thick-knee Esacus recurvirostris

125. Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus RV

126. Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus

127. Pied Avocet Recurvirostris avosetta

128. Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus

130. Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum

131. Small Pratincole Glareola lactea

132. European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria RV

133. Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva

134. Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola RV

135. Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula

136. Little Ringed Plover Charadrius alexandinus

137. Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus

138. Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus

139. Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

140. Yellow-wattled Lapwing Vanellus malarbaricus

141. Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus

142. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarious RV

143. White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus

144. Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis

145. Mew Gull Larus canus RV

146. Yellow-legged (Caspian) Gull Larus cachinnans

148. Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini

149. Pallas's Gull Larus ichthyaetus

150. Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus

151. Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus

152. Slender-billed Gull Larus genei RV

153. Little Gull Larus minutes RV

154. Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica

155. Caspian Tern Sterna caspia

156. River Tern Sterna aurantia

157. Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis RV

158. Common Tern Sterna hirundo

159. Little Tern Sterna albifrons

160. Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda

161. Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus

162. White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus RV

164. Osprey Pandion haliaetus

165. Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus

166. Black Kite Milvus migrans

167. Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus

168. Pallas's Fish Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus

169. Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus

170. White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis

171. Long-billed Vulture Gyps indicus

172. Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus

173. Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus

174. Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus

175. Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

176. Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus

177. Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus

178. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus

179. Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos RV

180. Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus

181. Shikra Accipiter badius

182. Besra Accipiter virgatus RV

183. Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus RV

184. Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus

185. White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa

186. Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus

187. Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina

188. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga

189. Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos RV

190. Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax

191. Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis

192. Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca

193. Bonelli's Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus

194. Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus

195. Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus

196. Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera

197. Merlin Falco columbarius

198. Laggar Falcon Falco jugger

199. Shaheen Falcon Falco (peregrinus) peregrinator

200. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus calidus

201. Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis

202. Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus

203. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus RV

204. Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis

205. Darter Anhinga melanogaster

206. Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger

207. Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

208. Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo

209. Little Egret Egretta garzetta

210. Great Egret Casmerodius albus

211. Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia

212. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

213. Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii

214. Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

215. Purple Heron Ardea purpurea

216. Little Heron Butorides striatus

217. Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

218. Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus

219. Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis

220. Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

221. Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis

222. Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus

223. Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus

224. Black Ibis Pseudibis papillosa

225. Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia

226. Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans

227. Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala

228. Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus

229. White Stork Ciconia ciconia

230. Black Stork Ciconia nigra

231. Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

232. Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus RV

233. Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura

234. Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons

235. Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus

236. Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus

237. Bay-backed Shrike Lanius vittatus

238. Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach

239. Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis

240. Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda

241. House Crow Corvus splendens

242. Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos

243. Common Raven Corvus corax

244. Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus

245. Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis

246. Black-headed Cuckooshrike Coracina melanoptera

247. Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

248. White-bellied Minivet Pericrocotus erythropygius

249. Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus

250. Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus

251. White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis

252. White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola

253. Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus

254. Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus

255. Asian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi

256. Common Iora Aegithina tiphia

257. Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus

258. Blue-capped Rock Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus

259. Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma

260. Grey-winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul

261. Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula

262. Red-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis ruficollis RV

263. Dark-throated Thrush Turdus (ruficollis) atrogularis

264. Song Thrush Turdus philomelos RV

265. Red-throated Flycatcher Ficedula parva

266. Kashmir Flycatcher Ficedula subrubra

267. Ultramarine Flycatcher Ficedula superciliaris

268. Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor

269. Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina

270. Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis

271. Bluethroat Luscinia svecica

272. Oriental Magpie-robin Copsychus saularis

273. Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicata

274. Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros

275. White-capped Water Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

276. Plumbeous Redstart Rhyacornis fuliginosus

277. Common Stonechat Saxicola torquata

278. White-tailed Stonechat Saxicola leucura

279. Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata

280. Brown Rock chat Cercomela fusca

281. Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata

282. Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti

283. Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina

284. Brahminy Starling Sturnus pagodarum

285. Rosy Starling Sturnus roseus

286. Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris

287. Asian Pied Starling Sturnus contra

288. Common Mynah Acridotheres tristis

289. Bank Mynah Acridotheres ginginianus

290. Jungle Mynah Acridotheres fuscus

291. Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta castanea

292. Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria

293. Bar-tailed Treecreeper Certhia himalayana

294. White-crowned Penduline Tit Remiz coronatus

295. Great Tit Parus major

296. Sand Martin Riparia riparia

297. Pale Martin Riparia diluta

298. Plain Martin Riparia paludicola

299. Dusky Crag Martin Hirundo concolor

300. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

301. Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii

302. Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica

303. Streak-throated Swallow Hirundo fluvicola

304. Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus

305. White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis

306. Himalayan Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys

307. Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer

308. Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia burnesii

309. Rufous-fronted Prinia Prinia buchanani

310. Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsoni

311. Yellow-bellied Prinia Prinia flaviventris

312. Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis

313. Plain Prinia Prinia inornata

314. Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis

315. Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis

316. Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus

317. Cetti's Bush Warbler Cettia cetti

318. Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon

319. Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola

320. Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum

321. Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus

322. Striated Grassbird Megalurus palustris

323. Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striatus

324. Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius

325. Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita

326. Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus

327. Brook's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus subviridis

328. Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei

329. Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides

330. Western Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus occipitalis

331. Grey-hooded Warbler Seicercus xanthoschistos

332. Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps

333. Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus erythrogenys

334. White-browed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps

335. Yellow-eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense

336. Common Babbler Turdoides caudatus

337. Striated Babbler Turdoides earlei

338. Large Grey Babbler Turdoides malcolmi

339. Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus

340. Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata

341. Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca

342. Hume's Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia althaea

343. Eastern Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis

344. Eastern Desert Warbler Sylvia nana

345. Singing Bushlark Mirafra javanica

346. Indian Bushlark Mirafra erythroptera

347. Bengal Bushlark Mirafra assamica

348. Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark Eremopterix grisea

349. Rufous-tailed Lark Ammomanes phoenicurus

350. Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata

351. Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla

352. Hume's Short-toed Lark Calandrella acutirostris

353. Sand Lark Calandrella raytal

354. Crested Lark Galerida cristata

355. Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula

356. Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile

357. Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica

358. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

359. Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis

360. Sind Sparrow Passer pyrrhonotus

361. Chestnut-shouldered Petronia Petronia xanthocollis

362. White Wagtail Motacilla alba

363. White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis

364. Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola

365. Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava

366. Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea

367. Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi

368. Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus

369. Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris

370. Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis

371. Upland Pipit Anthus sylvanus

372. Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis

373. Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni

374. Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus

375. Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus

376. Black-breasted Weaver Ploceus benghalensis

377. Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar

378. Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus

379. Red Avadavat Amandava amandava

380. Indian Silverbill Lonchura malabarica

381. Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata

382. Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca

383. Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs RV

384. Eurasian Linnet Carduelis cannabina RV

385. Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus

386. Crested Bunting Melophus lathami

387. White-capped Bunting Emberiza stewarti

388. House Bunting Emberiza striolata

389. Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala

390. Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps

391. Corn Bunting Miliaria calandra RV


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