Himachal Pradesh
Checklist of Birds

~ presented by Birds of India

Compiled by Sumit K Sen


ORDER: GALLIFORMES
Family: Phasianidae

Snow Partridge r Lerwa lerwa

Himalayan Snowcock r Tetraogallus himalayensis

Tibetan Snowcock r Tetraogallus tibetanus

Chukar R Alectoris chukar

Black Francolin R Francolinus francolinus

Grey Francolin R Francolinus pondicerianus

Tibetan Partridge r Perdix hodgsoniae

Common Quail rw Coturnix coturnix

Rain Quail r Coturnix coromandelica

Blue-breasted Quail r Coturnix chinensis

Jungle Bush Quail R Perdicula asiatica

Small Buttonquail R Turnix sylvatica

Yellow-legged Buttonquail R Turnix tanki

Barred Buttonquail R Turnix suscitator

Hill Partridge r Arborophila torqueola

Rufous-throated Partridge r Arborophila rufogularis

Western Tragopan V r Tragopan melanocephalus

Satyr Tragopan N r Tragopan satyra

Koklass Pheasant r Pucrasia macrolopha

Himalayan Monal r Lophophorus impejanus

Red Junglefowl R Gallus gallus

Kalij Pheasant R Lophura leucomelanos

Cheer Pheasant V r Catreus wallichii

Indian Peafowl R Pavo cristatus

ORDER: ANSERIFORMES
Family: Dendrocygndiae

Lesser Whistling-duck R Dendrocygna javanica

Family: Anatidae
Oxyurinae

White-headed Duck E V Oxyura leucocephala

Anatinae
Anserini

Greater White-fronted Goose V Anser albifrons

Greylag Goose W Anser anser

Bar-headed Goose rw Anser indicus

Ruddy Shelduck RW Tadorna ferruginea

Common Shelduck w Tadorna tadorna

Anatini

Gadwall W Anas strepera

Falcated Duck V Anas falcata

Eurasian Wigeon W Anas penelope

Mallard rW Anas platyrhynchos

Spot-billed Duck R Anas poecilorhyncha

Northern Shoveler W Anas clypeata

Northern Pintail W Anas acuta

Garganey W Anas querquedula

Common Teal W Anas crecca

Marbled Duck V Marmaronetta angustirostris

Red-crested Pochard w Rhodonessa rufina

Common Pochard W Aythya ferina

Ferruginous Pochard N w Aythya nyroca

Tufted Duck W Aythya fuligula

Greater Scaup V Aythya marila

Smew w Mergellus albellus

Common Merganser RW Mergus merganser

ORDER: PICIFORMES
Family: Indicatoridae

Yellow-rumped Honeyguide N r Indicator xanthonotus

Family: Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck sw Jynx torquilla

Speckled Piculet r Picumnus innominatus

Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker R Dendrocopos nanus

Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker R Dendrocopos canicapillus

Brown-fronted Woodpecker R Dendrocopos auriceps

Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker R Dendrocopos macei

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker R Dendrocopos mahrattensis

Rufous-bellied Woodpecker r Dendrocopos hyperythrus

Himalayan Woodpecker R Dendrocopos himalayensis

Lesser Yellownape R Picus chlorolophus

Streak-throated Woodpecker R Picus xanthopygaeus

Scaly-bellied Woodpecker R Picus squamatus

Grey-headed Woodpecker R Picus canus

Black-rumped Flameback R Dinopium benghalense

Family: Megalaimidae

Great Barbet R Megalaima virens

Brown-headed Barbet R Megalaima zeylanica

Lineated Barbet R Megalaima lineata

Blue-throated Barbet R Megalaima asiatica

Coppersmith Barbet R Megalaima haemacephala

ORDER: BUCEROTIFORMES
Family: Bucerotidae

Indian Grey Hornbill R Ocyceros birostris

ORDER: UPUPIFORMES
Family: Upupidae

Common Hoopoe RW Upupa epops

ORDER: CORACIIFORMES
Family: Coraciidae

European Roller rp Coracias garrulus

Indian Roller R Coracias benghalensis

Family: Alcedinidae

Common Kingfisher R Alcedo atthis

Family: Halcyonidae

White-throated Kingfisher R Halcyon smyrnensis

Family: Cerylidae

Crested Kingfisher R Megaceryle lugubris

Pied Kingfisher R Ceryle rudis

Family: Meropidae

Green Bee-eater R Merops orientalis

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater PS Merops persicus

Blue-tailed Bee-eater R Merops philippinus

European Bee-eater sP Merops apiaster

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater R Merops leschenaulti

ORDER: CUCULIFORMES
Family: Cuculidae

Pied Cuckoo rS Clamator jacobinus

Large Hawk Cuckoo r Hierococcyx sparverioides

Common Hawk Cuckoo R Hierococcyx varius

Indian Cuckoo R Cuculus micropterus

Eurasian Cuckoo R Cuculus canorus

Oriental Cuckoo r Cuculus saturatus

Lesser Cuckoo r Cuculus poliocephalus

Grey-bellied Cuckoo r Cacomantis passerinus

Drongo Cuckoo r Surniculus lugubris

Asian Koel R Eudynamys scolopacea

Sirkeer Malkoha r Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii

Family: Centropodidae

Greater Coucal R Centropus sinensis

ORDER: PSITTACIFORMES
Family: Psittacidae

Alexandrine Parakeet R Psittacula eupatria

Rose-ringed Parakeet R Psittacula krameri

Slaty-headed Parakeet R Psittacula himalayana

Plum-headed Parakeet R Psittacula cyanocephala

ORDER: APODIFORMES
Family: Apodidae

Himalayan Swiftlet R Collocalia brevirostris

White-throated Needletail s Hirundapus caudacutus

Alpine Swift r Tachymarptis melba

Common Swift W Apus apus

Fork-tailed Swift r Apus pacificus

House Swift R Apus affinis

ORDER: STRIGIFORMES
Family: Tytonidae

Barn Owl r Tyto alba

Family: Strigidae

Mountain Scops Owl r Otus spilocephalus

Oriental Scops Owl R Otus sunia

Collared Scops Owl R Otus bakkamoena

Eurasian Eagle Owl R Bubo bubo

Rock Eagle Owl R Bubo bengalensis

Dusky Eagle Owl R Bubo coromandus

Brown Fish Owl r Ketupa zeylonensis

Mottled Wood Owl r Strix ocellata

Brown Wood Owl r Strix leptogrammica

Tawny Owl r Strix aluco

Collared Owlet r Glaucidium brodiei

Asian Barred Owlet r Glaucidium cuculoides

Jungle Owlet R Glaucidium radiatum

Little Owl r Athene noctua

Spotted Owlet R Athene brama

Boreal Owl V Aegolius funereus

Long-eared Owl rw Asio otus

Short-eared Owl w Asio flammeus

Family: Caprimulgidae

Grey Nightjar R Caprimulgus indicus

Eurasian Nightjar rp Caprimulgus europaeus

Large-tailed Nightjar R Caprimulgus macrurus

Indian Nightjar R Caprimulgus asiaticus

Savanna Nightjar r Caprimulgus affinis

ORDER: COLUMBIFORMES
Family: Columbidae

Rock Pigeon R Columba livia

Hill Pigeon R Columba rupestris

Snow Pigeon R Columba leuconota

Yellow-eyed Pigeon V w Columba eversmanni

Common Wood Pigeon w Columba palumbus

Speckled Wood Pigeon r Columba hodgsonii

Ashy Wood Pigeon r Columba pulchricollis

Oriental Turtle Dove RW Streptopelia orientalis

Laughing Dove R Streptopelia senegalensis

Spotted Dove R Streptopelia chinensis

Red Collared Dove R Streptopelia tranquebarica

Eurasian Collared Dove R Streptopelia decaocto

Emerald Dove R Chalcophaps indica

Yellow-footed Green Pigeon R Treron phoenicoptera

Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon r Treron sphenura

ORDER: GRUIFORMES
Family: Gruidae

Siberian Crane

Black-necked Crane r Grus nigricollis

Sarus Crane V r Grus antigone

Demoiselle Crane w Grus virgo

Common Crane w Grus grus

Family: Rallidae

Water Rail rw Rallus aquaticus

Corn Crake V Crex crex

Brown Crake r Amaurornis akool

White-breasted Waterhen R Amaurornis phoenicurus

Baillon's Crake rw Porzana pusilla

Spotted Crake V Porzana porzana

Ruddy-breasted Crake r Porzana fusca

Watercock r Gallicrex cinerea

Purple Swamphen R Porphyrio porphyrio

Common Moorhen R Gallinula chloropus

Common Coot RW Fulica atra

ORDER: CICONIIFORMES
Family: Pteroclidae

Tibetan Sandgrouse r Syrrhaptes tibetanus

Pin-tailed Sandgrouse w Pterocles alchata

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse r Pterocles exustus

Spotted Sandgrouse w Pterocles senegallus

Black-bellied Sandgrouse rw Pterocles orientalis

Painted Sandgrouse r Pterocles indicus

Family: Scolopacidae
Scolopacinae

Eurasian Woodcock rW Scolopax rusticola

Solitary Snipe r Gallinago solitaria

Wood Snipe V r Gallinago nemoricola

Pintail Snipe W Gallinago stenura

Common Snipe rW Gallinago gallinago

Jack Snipe w Lymnocryptes minimus

Tringinae

Black-tailed Godwit W Limosa limosa

Whimbrel W Numenius phaeopus

Eurasian Curlew W Numenius arquata

Spotted Redshank W Tringa erythropus

Common Redshank sW Tringa totanus

Marsh Sandpiper W Tringa stagnatilis

Common Greenshank W Tringa nebularia

Green Sandpiper W Tringa ochropus

Wood Sandpiper W Tringa glareola

Terek Sandpiper w Xenus cinereus

Common Sandpiper sW Actitis hypoleucos

Ruddy Turnstone w Arenaria interpres

Little Stint W Calidris minuta

Temminck's Stint W Calidris temminckii

Long-toed Stint w Calidris subminuta

Dunlin w Calidris alpina

Curlew Sandpiper W Calidris ferruginea

Ruff W Philomachus pugnax

Red-necked Phalarope w Phalaropus lobatus

Family: Rostratulidae

Greater Painted-snipe r Rostratula benghalensis

Family: Jacanidae

Pheasant-tailed Jacana R Hydrophasianus chirurgus

Family: Burhinidae

Eurasian Thick-knee R Burhinus oedicnemus

Great Thick-knee r Esacus recurvirostris

Family: Charadriidae
Recurvirostrinae
Haematopodini

Eurasian Oystercatcher w Haematopus ostralegus

Recurvirostrini

Ibisbill r Ibidorhyncha struthersii

Black-winged Stilt RW Himantopus himantopus

Pied Avocet rW Recurvirostra avosetta

Charadriinae

Pacific Golden Plover W Pluvialis fulva

Grey Plover w Pluvialis squatarola

Common Ringed Plover w Charadrius hiaticula

Little Ringed Plover RW Charadrius dubius

Kentish Plover RW Charadrius alexandrinus

Lesser Sand Plover sW Charadrius mongolus

Greater Sand Plover w Charadrius leschenaultii

Northern Lapwing w Vanellus vanellus

Yellow-wattled Lapwing r Vanellus malarbaricus

River Lapwing R Vanellus duvaucelii

Red-wattled Lapwing R Vanellus indicus

Sociable Lapwing V w Vanellus gregarius

White-tailed Lapwing W Vanellus leucurus

Family: Glareolidae
Glareolinae

Indian Courser r Cursorius coromandelicus

Collared Pratincole rw Glareola pratincola

Oriental Pratincole R Glareola maldivarum

Small Pratincole R Glareola lactea

Family: Laridae
Larinae
Rynchopini

Indian Skimmer V r Rynchops albicollis

Larini

Yellow-legged Gull w Larus cachinnans

Heuglin's Gull w Larus heuglini

Pallas's Gull w Larus ichthyaetus

Mew Gull V Larus canus

Brown-headed Gull sW Larus brunnicephalus

Black-headed Gull W Larus ridibundus

Slender-billed Gull w Larus genei

Little Gull V Larus minutus

Sternini

Gull-billed Tern rW Gelochelidon nilotica

Caspian Tern W Sterna caspia

River Tern R Sterna aurantia

Common Tern sW Sterna hirundo

Little Tern r Sterna albifrons

Black-bellied Tern N r Sterna acuticauda

Whiskered Tern RW Chlidonias hybridus

White-winged Tern w Chlidonias leucopterus

Family: Accipitridae
Pandioninae

Osprey rW Pandion haliaetus

Accipitrinae

Oriental Honey-buzzard RW Pernis ptilorhyncus

Black-shouldered Kite R Elanus caeruleus

Black Kite RW Milvus migrans

Brahminy Kite R Haliastur indus

Pallas's Fish Eagle V r Haliaeetus leucoryphus

White-tailed Eagle N w Haliaeetus albicilla

Lesser Fish Eagle N r Ichthyophaga humilis

Lammergeier r Gypaetus barbatus

Egyptian Vulture R Neophron percnopterus

White-rumped Vulture C r Gyps bengalensis

Slender-billed Vulture r Gyps tenvirostris

Himalayan Griffon r Gyps himalayensis

Eurasian Griffon r Gyps fulvus

Cinereous Vulture N rw Aegypius monachus

Red-headed Vulture N r Sarcogyps calvus

Short-toed Snake Eagle r Circaetus gallicus

Crested Serpent Eagle R Spilornis cheela

Eurasian Marsh Harrier W Circus aeruginosus

Hen Harrier w Circus cyaneus

Pallid Harrier N w Circus macrourus

Pied Harrier rw Circus melanoleucos

Montagu's Harrier w Circus pygargus

Shikra R Accipiter badius

Besra r Accipiter virgatus

Eurasian Sparrowhawk rw Accipiter nisus

Northern Goshawk rw Accipiter gentilis

White-eyed Buzzard R Butastur teesa

Common Buzzard rw Buteo buteo

Long-legged Buzzard rW Buteo rufinus

Upland Buzzard w Buteo hemilasius

Black Eagle r Ictinaetus malayensis

Lesser Spotted Eagle r Aquila pomarina

Greater Spotted Eagle V W Aquila clanga

Tawny Eagle R Aquila rapax

Steppe Eagle W Aquila nipalensis

Imperial Eagle V w Aquila heliaca

Golden Eagle r Aquila chrysaetos

Bonelli's Eagle r Hieraaetus fasciatus

Booted Eagle w Hieraaetus pennatus

Changeable Hawk Eagle R Spizaetus cirrhatus

Mountain Hawk Eagle r Spizaetus nipalensis

Family: Falconidae

Lesser Kestrel V p Falco naumanni

Common Kestrel RW Falco tinnunculus

Red-necked Falcon r Falco chicquera

Amur Falcon p Falco amurensis

Merlin w Falco columbarius

Eurasian Hobby rp Falco subbuteo

Oriental Hobby r Falco severus

Laggar Falcon r Falco jugger

Saker Falcon w Falco cherrug

Peregrine Falcon rw Falco peregrinus

Family: Podicipedidae

Little Grebe R Tachybaptus ruficollis

Red-necked Grebe W Podiceps grisegena

Great Crested Grebe rw Podiceps cristatus

Horned Grebe w Podiceps auritus

Black-necked Grebe rw Podiceps nigricollis

Family: Anhingidae

Darter N R Anhinga melanogaster

Family: Phalacrocoracidae

Little Cormorant R Phalacrocorax niger

Indian Cormorant R Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

Great Cormorant RW Phalacrocorax carbo

Family: Ardeidae

Little Egret R Egretta garzetta

Grey Heron RW Ardea cinerea

Purple Heron R Ardea purpurea

Great Egret RW Casmerodius albus

Intermediate Egret R Mesophoyx intermedia

Cattle Egret R Bubulcus ibis

Indian Pond Heron R Ardeola grayii

Little Heron r Butorides striatus

Black-crowned Night Heron R Nycticorax nycticorax

Little Bittern r Ixobrychus minutus

Yellow Bittern r Ixobrychus sinensis

Cinnamon Bittern r Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

Black Bittern r Dupetor flavicollis

Family: Threskiornithidae

Glossy Ibis RW Plegadis falcinellus

Black Ibis R Pseudibis papillosa

Eurasian Spoonbill RW Platalea leucorodia

Family: Pelecanidae

Dalmatian Pelican D w Pelecanus crispus

Family: Ciconiidae

Painted Stork N R Mycteria leucocephala

Asian Openbill R Anastomus oscitans

Black Stork w Ciconia nigra

Woolly-necked Stork R Ciconia episcopus

White Stork w Ciconia ciconia

Black-necked Stork N r Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

ORDER: PASSERIFORMES
Family: Pittidae

Hooded Pitta r Pitta sordida

Indian Pitta R Pitta brachyura

Family: Irenidae

Golden-fronted Leafbird R Chloropsis aurifrons

Orange-bellied Leafbird r Chloropsis hardwickii

Family: Laniidae

Rufous-tailed Shrike W Lanius isabellinus

Brown Shrike W Lanius cristatus

Bay-backed Shrike R Lanius vittatus

Long-tailed Shrike R Lanius schach

Grey-backed Shrike rW Lanius tephronotus

Southern Grey Shrike R Lanius meridionalis

Family: Corvidae
Corvinae
Corvini

Eurasian Jay R Garrulus glandarius

Black-headed Jay R Garrulus lanceolatus

Yellow-billed Blue Magpie R Urocissa flavirostris

Red-billed Blue Magpie R Urocissa erythrorhyncha

Rufous Treepie R Dendrocitta vagabunda

Grey Treepie R Dendrocitta formosae

Black-billed Magpie r Pica pica

Hume's Groundpecker r Pseudopodoces humilis

Spotted Nutcracker r Nucifraga caryocatactes

Red-billed Chough R Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax

Yellow-billed Chough R Pyrrhocorax graculus

Eurasian Jackdaw rw Corvus monedula

House Crow R Corvus splendens

Rook w Corvus frugilegus

Carrion Crow rw Corvus corone

Large-billed Crow R Corvus macrorhynchos

Common Raven r Corvus corax

Artamini

Ashy Woodswallow R Artamus fuscus

Oriolini

Eurasian Golden Oriole R Oriolus oriolus

Black-hooded Oriole R Oriolus xanthornus

Maroon Oriole r Oriolus traillii

Large Cuckooshrike r Coracina macei

Black-winged Cuckooshrike r Coracina melaschistos

Black-headed Cuckooshrike r Coracina melanoptera

Rosy Minivet rw Pericrocotus roseus

Small Minivet R Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

White-bellied Minivet r Pericrocotus erythropygius

Long-tailed Minivet R Pericrocotus ethologus

Scarlet Minivet R Pericrocotus flammeus

Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike R Hemipus picatus

Dicrurinae
Rhipidurini

Yellow-bellied Fantail R Rhipidura hypoxantha

White-throated Fantail R Rhipidura albicollis

White-browed Fantail Flycatcher R Rhipidura aureola

Dicrurini

Black Drongo R Dicrurus macrocercus

Ashy Drongo R Dicrurus leucophaeus

White-bellied Drongo r Dicrurus caerulescens

Spangled Drongo R Dicrurus hottentottus

Monarchini

Asian Paradise-flycatcher R Terpsiphone paradisi

Aegithininae

Common Iora R Aegithina tiphia

Malaconotinae

Common Woodshrike R Tephrodornis pondicerianus

Family: Cinclidae

White-throated Dipper R Cinclus cinclus

Brown Dipper R Cinclus pallasii

Family: Muscicapidae
Turdinae

Blue-capped Rock Thrush R Monticola cinclorhynchus

Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush r Monticola rufiventris

Blue Rock Thrush rW Monticola solitarius

Blue Whistling Thrush R Myophonus caeruleus

Pied Thrush sp Zoothera wardii

Orange-headed Thrush R Zoothera citrina

Plain-backed Thrush r Zoothera mollissima

Long-tailed Thrush r Zoothera dixoni

Scaly Thrush r Zoothera dauma

Long-billed Thrush r Zoothera monticola

Tickell's Thrush R Turdus unicolor

White-collared Blackbird r Turdus albocinctus

Grey-winged Blackbird r Turdus boulboul

Eurasian Blackbird r Turdus merula

Chestnut Thrush r Turdus rubrocanus

Dark-throated Thrush w Turdus ruficollis

Dusky Thrush w Turdus naumanni

Mistle Thrush r Turdus viscivorus

White-browed Shortwing r Brachypteryx montana

Muscicapinae
Muscicapini

Spotted Flycatcher p Muscicapa striata

Dark-sided Flycatcher r Muscicapa sibirica

Asian Brown Flycatcher rw Muscicapa dauurica

Rusty-tailed Flycatcher r Muscicapa ruficauda

Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher r Ficedula strophiata

Red-throated Flycatcher W Ficedula parva

Kashmir Flycatcher V r Ficedula subrubra

Little Pied Flycatcher r Ficedula westermanni

Ultramarine Flycatcher r Ficedula superciliaris

Slaty-blue Flycatcher r Ficedula tricolor

Verditer Flycatcher R Eumyias thalassina

Rufous-bellied Niltava r Niltava sundara

Blue-throated Flycatcher r Cyornis rubeculoides

Tickell's Blue Flycatcher R Cyornis tickelliae

Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher R Culicicapa ceylonensis

Saxicolini

White-tailed Rubythroat rW Luscinia pectoralis

Bluethroat sW Luscinia svecica

Indian Blue Robin r Luscinia brunnea

Siberian Blue Robin V Luscinia cyane

Orange-flanked Bush Robin r Tarsiger cyanurus

Golden Bush Robin r Tarsiger chrysaeus

Oriental Magpie Robin R Copsychus saularis

Indian Robin R Saxicoloides fulicata

Rufous-backed Redstart w Phoenicurus erythronota

Blue-capped Redstart r Phoenicurus coeruleocephalus

Black Redstart rW Phoenicurus ochruros

White-winged Redstart r Phoenicurus erythrogaster

Blue-fronted Redstart r Phoenicurus frontalis

White-capped Water Redstart r Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

Plumbeous Water Redstart r Rhyacornis fuliginosus

White-bellied Redstart r Hodgsonius phaenicuroides

Grandala r Grandala coelicolor

Little Forktail r Enicurus scouleri

Spotted Forktail r Enicurus maculatus

Purple Cochoa r Cochoa purpurea

Stoliczka's Bushchat V r Saxicola macrorhyncha

Hodgson's Bushchat V w Saxicola insignis

Siberian Stonechat R Saxicola maura

White-tailed Stonechat r Saxicola leucura

Pied Bushchat R Saxicola caprata

Grey Bushchat R Saxicola ferrea

Hume's Wheatear r Oenanthe alboniger

Variable Wheatear rw Oenanthe picata 

Pied Wheatear rw Oenanthe pleschanka

Rufous-tailed Wheatear rw Oenanthe xanthoprymna

Desert Wheatear rw Oenanthe deserti

Isabelline Wheatear rw Oenanthe isabellina

Brown Rock-chat R Cercomela fusca

Family: Sturnidae

Spot-winged Starling r Saroglossa spiloptera

Chestnut-tailed Starling R Sturnus malabaricus

Brahminy Starling R Sturnus pagodarum

Rosy Starling WP Sturnus roseus

Common Starling wp Sturnus vulgaris

Asian Pied Starling R Sturnus contra

Common Myna R Acridotheres tristis

Bank Myna R Acridotheres ginginianus

Jungle Myna R Acridotheres fuscus

Family: Sittidae
Sittinae

Kashmir Nuthatch r Sitta cashmirensis

Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch R Sitta castanea

White-tailed Nuthatch r Sitta himalayensis

White-cheeked Nuthatch r Sitta leucopsis

Tichodrominae

Wallcreeper rw Tichodroma muraria

Family: Certhiidae
Certhiinae
Certhinii

Eurasian Treecreeper R Certhia familiaris

Bar-tailed Treecreeper R Certhia himalayana

Troglodytinae

Winter Wren r Troglodytes troglodytes

Family: Paridae
Remizinae

Fire-capped Tit r Cephalopyrus flammiceps

Parinae

Rufous-naped Tit r Parus rufonuchalis

Rufous-vented Tit r Parus rubidiventris

Spot-winged Tit r Parus melanolophus

Grey-crested Tit r Parus dichrous

Great Tit R Parus major

Green-backed Tit R Parus monticolus

Black-lored Tit r Parus xanthogenys

Yellow-browed Tit r Sylviparus modestus

Family: Aegithalidae

Black-throated Tit R Aegithalos concinnus

White-throated Tit r Aegithalos niveogularis

Family: Hirundinidae

Pale Martin pr Riparia diluta

Sand Martin r Riparia riparia

Plain Martin R Riparia paludicola

Eurasian Crag Martin r Hirundo rupestris

Dusky Crag Martin R Hirundo concolor

Barn Swallow RW Hirundo rustica

Wire-tailed Swallow R Hirundo smithii

Red-rumped Swallow RW Hirundo daurica

Streak-throated Swallow R Hirundo fluvicola

Northern House Martin rw Delichon urbica

Asian House Martin r Delichon dasypus

Family: Regulidae

Goldcrest r Regulus regulus

Family: Pycnonotidae

Black-crested Bulbul R Pycnonotus melanicterus

Red-whiskered Bulbul R Pycnonotus jocosus

White-eared Bulbul R Pycnonotus leucotis

Himalayan Bulbul R Pycnonotus leucogenys

Red-vented Bulbul R Pycnonotus cafer

Ashy Bulbul r Hemixos flavala

Black Bulbul R Hypsipetes leucocephalus

Family: Cisticolidae

Zitting Cisticola R Cisticola juncidis

Rufous-vented Prinia N r Prinia burnesii

Striated Prinia R Prinia criniger

Rufous-fronted Prinia R Prinia buchanani

Grey-breasted Prinia R Prinia hodgsonii

Graceful Prinia R Prinia gracilis

Jungle Prinia R Prinia sylvatica

Yellow-bellied Prinia R Prinia flaviventris

Ashy Prinia R Prinia socialis

Plain Prinia R Prinia inornata

Family: Zosteropidae

Oriental White-eye R Zosterops palpebrosus

Family: Sylviidae
Acrocephalinae

Chestnut-headed Tesia r Tesia castaneocoronata

Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler r Cettia fortipes

Aberrant Bush Warbler r Cettia flavolivacea

Grey-sided Bush Warbler r Cettia brunnifrons

Cetti's Bush Warbler w Cettia cetti

Spotted Bush Warbler r Bradypterus thoracicus

Long-billed Bush Warbler N r Bradypterus major

Grasshopper Warbler w Locustella naevia

Moustached Warbler rw Acrocephalus melanopogon

Paddyfield Warbler w Acrocephalus agricola

Large-billed Reed Warbler r Acrocephalus orinus

Blyth's Reed Warbler W Acrocephalus dumetorum

Clamorous Reed Warbler R Acrocephalus stentoreus

Booted Warbler rw Hippolais caligata

Sykes's Warbler Hippolais rama

Common Tailorbird R Orthotomus sutorius

Common Chiffchaff sW Phylloscopus collybita

Mountain Chiffchaff Rw Phylloscopus sindianus

Dusky Warbler w Phylloscopus fuscatus

Smoky Warbler sw Phylloscopus fuligiventer

Tickell's Leaf Warbler sW Phylloscopus affinis

Sulphur-bellied Warbler sw Phylloscopus griseolus

Buff-barred Warbler r Phylloscopus pulcher

Ashy-throated Warbler r Phylloscopus maculipennis

Lemon-rumped Warbler rW Phylloscopus chloronotus

Brooks's Leaf Warbler w Phylloscopus subviridis

Hume's Warbler W Phylloscopus humei

Greenish Warbler rW Phylloscopus trochiloides

Large-billed Leaf Warbler rw Phylloscopus magnirostris

Tytler's Leaf Warbler r Phylloscopus tytleri

Western Crowned Warbler r Phylloscopus occipitalis

Blyth's Leaf Warbler r Phylloscopus reguloides

Golden-spectacled Warbler R Seicercus burkii

Grey-hooded Warbler R Seicercus xanthoschistos

Megalurinae

Striated Grassbird R Megalurus palustris

Bristled Grassbird V r Chaetornis striatus

Garrulacinae

White-throated Laughingthrush R Garrulax albogularis

White-crested Laughingthrush R Garrulax leucolophus

Striated Laughingthrush r Garrulax striatus

Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush r Garrulax rufogularis

Spotted Laughingthrush r Garrulax ocellatus

Streaked Laughingthrush R Garrulax lineatus

Variegated Laughingthrush r Garrulax variegatus

Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush r Garrulax erythrocephalus

Sylviinae
Timaliini

Puff-throated Babbler R Pellorneum ruficeps

Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler r Pomatorhinus erythrogenys

White-browed Scimitar Babbler r Pomatorhinus schisticeps

Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler r Pnoepyga albiventer

Nepal Wren Babbler r Pnoepyga immaculata

Black-chinned Babbler R Stachyris pyrrhops

Yellow-eyed Babbler R Chrysomma sinense

Common Babbler R Turdoides caudatus

Striated Babbler R Turdoides earlei

Large Grey Babbler R Turdoides malcolmi

Jungle Babbler R Turdoides striatus

Red-billed Leiothrix r Leiothrix lutea

White-browed Shrike Babbler r Pteruthius flaviscapis

Green Shrike Babbler r Pteruthius xanthochlorus

Chestnut-tailed Minla r Minla strigula

White-browed Fulvetta r Alcippe vinipectus

Rufous Sibia R Heterophasia capistrata

Whiskered Yuhina R Yuhina flavicollis

Sylviini

Greater Whitethroat p Sylvia communis

Lesser Whitethroat W Sylvia curruca blythi

Hume's Lesser Whitethroat W Sylvia althaea

Eastern Desert Warbler w Sylvia nana

Barred Warbler V Sylvia nisoria

Eastern Orphean Warbler rW Sylvia crassirostris

Family: Alaudidae

Singing Bushlark r Mirafra cantillans

Indian Bushlark R Mirafra erythroptera

Bengal Bushlark R Mirafra assamica

Black-crowned Sparrow Lark R Eremopterix nigriceps

Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark R Eremopterix grisea

Bimaculated Lark w Melanocorypha bimaculata

Greater Short-toed Lark W Calandrella brachydactyla

Hume's Short-toed Lark rw Calandrella acutirostris

Sand Lark R Calandrella raytal

Crested Lark R Galerida cristata

Eurasian Skylark w Alauda arvensis

Oriental Skylark R Alauda gulgula

Horned Lark r Eremophila alpestris

Family: Nectariniidae
Nectariniinae
Dicaeini

Thick-billed Flowerpecker R Dicaeum agile

Pale-billed Flowerpecker R Dicaeum erythrorhynchos

Fire-breasted Flowerpecker r Dicaeum ignipectus

Nectariniini

Purple Sunbird R Nectarinia asiatica

Mrs Gould's Sunbird r Aethopyga gouldiae

Green-tailed Sunbird r Aethopyga nipalensis

Crimson Sunbird R Aethopyga siparaja

Fire-tailed Sunbird r Aethopyga ignicauda

Streaked Spiderhunter r Arachnothera magna

Family:Passeridae
Passerinae

House Sparrow R Passer domesticus

Spanish Sparrow w Passer hispaniolensis

Russet Sparrow R Passer rutilans

Chestnut-shouldered Petronia R Petronia xanthocollis

Tibetan Snowfinch r Montifringilla adamsi

White-rumped Snowfinch r Pyrgilauda taczanowskii

Motacillinae

Forest Wagtail rW Dendronanthus indicus

White Wagtail rW Motacilla alba

White-browed Wagtail R Motacilla maderaspatensis

Citrine Wagtail rW Motacilla citreola citreola

Yellow Wagtail W Motacilla flava

Grey Wagtail rW Motacilla cinerea

Richard's Pipit W Anthus richardi

Paddyfield Pipit R Anthus rufulus

Tawny Pipit W Anthus campestris

Blyth's Pipit w Anthus godlewskii

Long-billed Pipit Rw Anthus similis

Tree Pipit rW Anthus trivialis

Olive-backed Pipit RW Anthus hodgsoni

Red-throated Pipit p Anthus cervinus

Rosy Pipit r Anthus roseatus

Water Pipit w Anthus spinoletta

Buff-bellied Pipit w Anthus rubescens

Upland Pipit r Anthus sylvanus

Prunellinae

Alpine Accentor r Prunella collaris

Altai Accentor w Prunella himalayana

Robin Accentor R Prunella rubeculoides

Rufous-breasted Accentor r Prunella strophiata

Brown Accentor r Prunella fulvescens

Black-throated Accentor w Prunella atrogularis

Ploceinae

Black-breasted Weaver R Ploceus benghalensis

Streaked Weaver R Ploceus manyar

Baya Weaver R Ploceus philippinus

Estrildinae

Red Avadavat R Amandava amandava

Indian Silverbill R Lonchura malabarica

Scaly-breasted Munia R Lonchura punctulata

Family: Fringillidae
Fringillinae
Fringillini

Chaffinch V Fringilla coelebs

Brambling V Fringilla montifringilla

Carduelini

Fire-fronted Serin R Serinus pusillus

Yellow-breasted Greenfinch R Carduelis spinoides

Eurasian Siskin V Carduelis spinus

European Goldfinch r Carduelis carduelis caniceps

Twite r Carduelis flavirostris

Eurasian Linnet W Carduelis cannabina

Plain Mountain Finch r Leucosticte nemoricola

Brandt's Mountain Finch r Leucosticte brandti

Spectacled Finch r Callacanthis burtoni

Dark-breasted Rosefinch r Carpodacus nipalensis

Common Rosefinch rW Carpodacus erythrinus

Pink-browed Rosefinch r Carpodacus rodochrous

White-browed Rosefinch r Carpodacus thura

Great Rosefinch r Carpodacus rubicilla

Red-fronted Rosefinch r Carpodacus puniceus

Red Crossbill r Loxia curvirostra

Brown Bullfinch r Pyrrhula nipalensis

Orange Bullfinch r Pyrrhula aurantiaca

Red-headed Bullfinch r Pyrrhula erythrocephala

Black-and-yellow Grosbeak r Mycerobas icterioides

Collared Grosbeak r Mycerobas affinis

Spot-winged Grosbeak r Mycerobas melanozanthos

White-winged Grosbeak r Mycerobas carnipes

Emberizinae

Crested Bunting R Melophus lathami

Yellowhammer W Emberiza citrinella

Pine Bunting w Emberiza leucocephalos

Rock Bunting R Emberiza cia

Grey-necked Bunting W Emberiza buchanani

Ortolan Bunting V Emberiza hortulana

White-capped Bunting rw Emberiza stewarti

House Bunting r Emberiza striolata

Chestnut-eared Bunting rw Emberiza fucata

Little Bunting w Emberiza pusilla

Yellow-breasted Bunting w Emberiza aureola

Black-headed Bunting w Emberiza melanocephala

Red-headed Bunting w Emberiza bruniceps

Reed Bunting rw Emberiza schoeniclus

 


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