Systematic list
BIRDS of INDIA

 

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A complete Checklist of the Birds of India
Contains 1255 species
Compiled by Sumit K Sen

 

 

 

Threatened Birds      Endemic Birds

IOC New Standard Names

Checklist as per Birds of South Asia

Download a printable checklist

Taxonomy and nomenclature follow "An Annotated Checklist of the Birds of the
Oriental Region" by Tim Inskipp, Nigel Lindsey and William Duckworth (1996)

Symbols used:

R = widespread resident; r = very local resident
W = widespread winter visitor; w = sparse winter visitor
P = widespread migrant; p = sparse migrant
V = vagrant or irregular visitor
I = introduced resident
(Ex) = extinct
? = requires status confirmation

Systematic Index of Families and Species

ORDER: CRACIFORMES

Family: Megapodiidae
Nicobar Scrubfowl r Megapodius nicobariensis

 

ORDER: GALLIFORMES

Family: Phasianidae
Snow Partridge r Lerwa lerwa

Tibetan Snowcock r Tetraogallus tibetanus

Himalayan Snowcock r Tetraogallus himalayensis

Buff-throated Partridge ? Tetraophasis szechenyii

Chukar R Alectoris chukar

Black Francolin R Francolinus francolinus

Painted Francolin R Francolinus pictus

Chinese Francolin r Francolinus pintadeanus

Grey Francolin R Francolinus pondicerianus

Swamp Francolin r Francolinus gularis

Tibetan Partridge r Perdix hodgsoniae

Common Quail rw Coturnix coturnix

Japanese Quail w Coturnix japonica

Rain Quail r Coturnix coromandelica

Blue-breasted Quail r Coturnix chinensis

Jungle Bush Quail R Perdicula asiatica

Rock Bush Quail R Perdicula argoondah

Painted Bush Quail r Perdicula erythrorhyncha

Manipur Bush Quail r Perdicula manipurensis

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

White-cheeked Partridge r Arborophila atrogularis

Chestnut-breasted Partridge r Arborophila mandellii

Mountain Bamboo Partridge r Bambusicola fytchii

Red Spurfowl r Galloperdix spadicea

Painted Spurfowl r Galloperdix lunulata

Himalayan Quail (Ex) Ophrysia superciliosa

Blood Pheasant r Ithaginis cruentus

Western Tragopan r Tragopan melanocephalus

Satyr Tragopan r Tragopan satyra

Blyth’s Tragopan r Tragopan blythii

Temminck’s Tragopan r Tragopan temminckii

Koklass Pheasant r Pucrasia macrolopha

Himalayan Monal r Lophophorus impejanus

Sclater’s Monal r Lophophorus sclateri

Red Junglefowl R Gallus gallus

Grey Junglefowl R Gallus sonneratii

Kalij Pheasant R Lophura leucomelanos

Tibetan Eared Pheasant ? Crossoptilon harmani

Cheer Pheasant r Catreus wallichii

Mrs Hume’s Pheasant r Syrmaticus humiae

Grey Peacock Pheasant r Polyplectron bicalcaratum

Indian Peafowl R Pavo cristatus

Green Peafowl r Pavo muticus

 

ORDER: ANSERIFORMES

Family: Dendrocygndiae

Fulvous Whistling-duck r Dendrocygna bicolor

Lesser Whistling-duck R Dendrocygna javanica

 

Family: Anatidae

Oxyurinae

White-headed Duck V Oxyura leucocephala

Cygninae

Mute Swan V Cygnus olor

Whooper Swan V Cygnus cygnus

Tundra Swan V Cygnus columbianus

Anatinae

Anserini

Bean Goose V Anser fabalis

Greater White-fronted Goose V Anser albifrons

Lesser White-fronted Goose V Anser erythropus

Greylag Goose W Anser anser

Bar-headed Goose rw Anser indicus

Snow Goose ? Anser caerulescens

Red-breasted Goose ? Branta ruficollis

Ruddy Shelduck RW Tadorna ferruginea

Common Shelduck w Tadorna tadorna

White-winged Duck r Cairina scutulata

Comb Duck r Sarkidiornis melanotos

Cotton Pygmy-goose r Nettapus coromandelianus

Anatini

Mandarin Duck V Aix galericulata

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

Sunda Teal r Anas gibberifrons

Northern Pintail W Anas acuta

Garganey W Anas querquedula

Baikal Teal V Anas formosa

Common Teal W Anas crecca

Marbled Duck V Marmaronetta angustirostris

Pink-headed Duck (Ex) Rhodonessa caryophyllacea

Red-crested Pochard w Rhodonessa rufina

Common Pochard W Aythya ferina

Ferruginous Pochard w Aythya nyroca

Baer’s Pochard w Aythya baeri

Tufted Duck W Aythya fuligula

Greater Scaup V Aythya marila

Long-tailed Duck V Clangula hyemalis

Common Goldeneye V Bucephala clangula

Smew w Mergellus albellus

Red-breasted Merganser V Mergus serrator

Common Merganser RW Mergus merganser

 

ORDER: TURNICIFORMES

Family: Turnicidae

ORDER: PICIFORMES

Family: Indicatoridae

Yellow-rumped Honeyguide r Indicator xanthonotus

 

Family: Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck sw Jynx torquilla

Speckled Piculet r Picumnus innominatus

White-browed Piculet r Sasia ochracea

Rufous Woodpecker R Celeus brachyurus

White-bellied Woodpecker r Dryocopus javensis

Andaman Woodpecker r Dryocopus hodgei

Pale-headed Woodpecker r Gecinulus grantia

Bay Woodpecker r Blythipicus pyrrhotis

Heart-spotted Woodpecker r Hemicircus canente

Great Slaty Woodpecker r Mulleripicus pulverulentus

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

Stripe-breasted Woodpecker r Dendrocopos atratus

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker R Dendrocopos mahrattensis

Rufous-bellied Woodpecker r Dendrocopos hyperythrus

Crimson-breasted Woodpecker r Dendrocopos cathpharius

Darjeeling Woodpecker R Dendrocopos darjellensis

Great Spotted Woodpecker R Dendrocopos major

Himalayan Woodpecker R Dendrocopos himalayensis

Lesser Yellownape R Picus chlorolophus

Greater Yellownape R Picus flavinucha

Streak-throated Woodpecker R Picus xanthopygaeus

Scaly-bellied Woodpecker R Picus squamatus

Grey-headed Woodpecker R Picus canus

Himalayan Flameback R Dinopium shorii

Common Flameback R Dinopium javanense

Black-rumped Flameback R Dinopium benghalense

Greater Flameback R Chrysocolaptes lucidus

White-naped Woodpecker r Chrysocolaptes festivus

 

Family: Megalaimidae

Great Barbet R Megalaima virens

Brown-headed Barbet R Megalaima zeylanica

Lineated Barbet R Megalaima lineata

White-cheeked Barbet R Megalaima viridis

Golden-throated Barbet r Megalaima franklinii

Blue-throated Barbet R Megalaima asiatica

Blue-eared Barbet r Megalaima australis

Crimson-fronted Barbet r Megalaima rubricapilla

Coppersmith Barbet R Megalaima haemacephala

 

ORDER: BUCEROTIFORMES

Family: Bucerotidae

Malabar Grey Hornbill R Ocyceros griseus

Indian Grey Hornbill R Ocyceros birostris

Malabar Pied Hornbill r Anthracoceros coronatus

Oriental Pied Hornbill r Anthracoceros albirostris

Great Hornbill R Buceros bicornis

Brown Hornbill r Anorrhinus tickelli

Rufous-necked Hornbill r Aceros nipalensis

Wreathed Hornbill r Aceros undulatus

Narcondam Hornbill r Aceros narcondami

 

ORDER: UPUPIFORMES

Family: Upupidae

Common Hoopoe RW Upupa epops

 

ORDER: TROGONIFORMES

Family: Trogonidae

Malabar Trogon r Harpactes fasciatus

Red-headed Trogon r Harpactes erythrocephalus

Ward’s Trogon r Harpactes wardi

 

ORDER: CORACIIFORMES

Family: Coraciidae

European Roller rp Coracias garrulus

Indian Roller R Coracias benghalensis

Dollarbird r Eurystomus orientalis

 

Family: Alcedinidae

Blyth’s Kingfisher r Alcedo hercules

Common Kingfisher R Alcedo atthis

Blue-eared Kingfisher r Alcedo meninting

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher r Ceyx erithacus

 

Family: Halcyonidae

Brown-winged Kingfisher r Halcyon amauroptera

Stork-billed Kingfisher R Halcyon capensis

Ruddy Kingfisher r Halcyon coromanda

White-throated Kingfisher R Halcyon smyrnensis

Black-capped Kingfisher R Halcyon pileata

Collared Kingfisher r Todiramphus chloris

 

Family: Cerylidae

Crested Kingfisher R Megaceryle lugubris

Pied Kingfisher R Ceryle rudis

 

Family: Meropidae

Blue-bearded Bee-eater r Nyctyornis athertoni

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

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo r Clamator coromandus

Large Hawk Cuckoo r Hierococcyx sparverioides

Common Hawk Cuckoo R Hierococcyx varius

Hodgson’s Hawk Cuckoo r Hierococcyx fugax

Indian Cuckoo R Cuculus micropterus

Eurasian Cuckoo R Cuculus canorus

Oriental Cuckoo r Cuculus saturatus

Lesser Cuckoo r Cuculus poliocephalus

Banded Bay Cuckoo r Cacomantis sonneratii

Grey-bellied Cuckoo r Cacomantis passerinus

Plaintive Cuckoo r Cacomantis merulinus

Asian Emerald Cuckoo r Chrysococcyx maculatus

Violet Cuckoo r Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus

Drongo Cuckoo r Surniculus lugubris

Asian Koel R Eudynamys scolopacea

Green-billed Malkoha r Phaenicophaeus tristis

Blue-faced Malkoha r Phaenicophaeus viridirostris

Sirkeer Malkoha r Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii

 

Family: Centropodidae

Greater Coucal R Centropus sinensis

Brown Coucal r Centropus andamanensis

Lesser Coucal r Centropus bengalensis

 

ORDER: PSITTACIFORMES

Family: Psittacidae

Vernal Hanging Parrot R Loriculus vernalis

Alexandrine Parakeet R Psittacula eupatria

Rose-ringed Parakeet R Psittacula krameri

Slaty-headed Parakeet R Psittacula himalayana

Grey-headed Parakeet R Psittacula finschii

Plum-headed Parakeet R Psittacula cyanocephala

Blossom-headed Parakeet R Psittacula roseata

Malabar Parakeet R Psittacula columboides

Derbyan Parakeet ? Psittacula derbiana

Red-breasted Parakeet R Psittacula alexandri

Nicobar Parakeet r Psittacula caniceps

Long-tailed Parakeet R Psittacula longicauda

 

ORDER: APODIFORMES

Family: Apodidae

Glossy Swiftlet R Collocalia esculenta

Indian Swiftlet R Collocalia unicolor

Himalayan Swiftlet R Collocalia brevirostris

Edible-nest Swiftlet R Collocalia fuciphaga

White-rumped Needletail R Zoonavena sylvatica

White-throated Needletail s Hirundapus caudacutus

Silver-backed Needletail r Hirundapus cochinchinensis

Brown-backed Needletail R Hirundapus giganteus

Asian Palm Swift R Cypsiurus balasiensis

Alpine Swift r Tachymarptis melba

Common Swift W Apus apus

Fork-tailed Swift r Apus pacificus

Dark-rumped Swift r Apus acuticauda

House Swift R Apus affinis

 

Family: Hemiprocnidae

Crested Treeswift R Hemiprocne coronata

 

ORDER: STRIGIFORMES

Family: Tytonidae

Barn Owl r Tyto alba

Andaman Masked Owl r Tyto deroepstorffi

Grass Owl r Tyto capensis

Oriental Bay Owl r Phodilus badius

 

Family: Strigidae

Andaman Scops Owl r Otus balli

Mountain Scops Owl r Otus spilocephalus

Pallid Scops Owl r Otus brucei

Eurasian Scops Owl w Otus scops

Moluccan Scops Owl ? Otus magicus

Oriental Scops Owl R Otus sunia

Collared Scops Owl R Otus bakkamoena

Eurasian Eagle Owl R Bubo bubo

Rock Eagle Owl R Bubo bengalensis

Spot-bellied Eagle Owl r Bubo nipalensis

Dusky Eagle Owl R Bubo coromandus

Brown Fish Owl r Ketupa zeylonensis

Tawny Fish Owl r Ketupa flavipes

Buffy Fish Owl r Ketupa ketupu

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

Forest Owlet r Athene blewitti

Boreal Owl V Aegolius funereus

Brown Hawk Owl r Ninox scutulata

Andaman Hawk Owl r Ninox affinis

Long-eared Owl rw Asio otus

Short-eared Owl w Asio flammeus

 

Family: Batrachostomidae

Sri Lanka Frogmouth r Batrachostomus moniliger

Hodgson’s Frogmouth r Batrachostomus hodgsoni

 

Family: Eurostopodidae

Great Eared Nightjar r Eurostopodus macrotis

 

Family: Caprimulgidae

Grey Nightjar R Caprimulgus indicus

Eurasian Nightjar rp Caprimulgus europaeus

Sykes’s Nightjar r Caprimulgus mahrattensis

Large-tailed Nightjar R Caprimulgus macrurus

Jerdon’s Nightjar R Caprimulgus atripennis

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 w Columba eversmanni

Common Wood Pigeon w Columba palumbus

Speckled Wood Pigeon r Columba hodgsonii

Ashy Wood Pigeon r Columba pulchricollis

Nilgiri Wood Pigeon r Columba elphinstonii

Pale-capped Pigeon w Columba punicea

Andaman Wood Pigeon r Columba palumboides

European Turtle Dove V Streptopelia turtur

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

Barred Cuckoo Dove r Macropygia unchall

Andaman Cuckoo Dove r Macropygia rufipennis

Emerald Dove R Chalcophaps indica

Nicobar Pigeon r Caloenas nicobarica

Orange-breasted Green Pigeon r Treron bicincta

Pompadour Green Pigeon r Treron pompadora

Thick-billed Green Pigeon r Treron curvirostra

Yellow-footed Green Pigeon R Treron phoenicoptera

Pin-tailed Green Pigeon r Treron apicauda

Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon r Treron sphenura

Green Imperial Pigeon r Ducula aenea

Mountain Imperial Pigeon r Ducula badia

Pied Imperial Pigeon r Ducula bicolor

 

ORDER: GRUIFORMES

Family: Otididae

Little Bustard V Tetrax tetrax

Indian Bustard r Ardeotis nigriceps

MacQueen’s Bustard w Chlamydotis macqueeni

Bengal Florican r Houbaropsis bengalensis

Lesser Florican r Sypheotides indica

 

Family: Gruidae

Siberian Crane w Grus leucogeranus

Sarus Crane r Grus antigone

Demoiselle Crane w Grus virgo

Common Crane w Grus grus

Black-necked Crane r Grus nigricollis

 

Family: Heliornithidae

Masked Finfoot r Heliopais personata

 

Family: Rallidae

Andaman Crake r Rallina canningi

Great Nicobar Crake r Rallina ?? (New)

Red-legged Crake ? Rallina fasciata

Slaty-legged Crake r Rallina eurizonoides

Slaty-breasted Rail r Gallirallus striatus

Water Rail rw Rallus aquaticus

Corn Crake ? Crex crex

Brown Crake r Amaurornis akool

White-breasted Waterhen R Amaurornis phoenicurus

Black-tailed Crake r Porzana bicolor

Little Crake V Porzana parva

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

Pallas’s Sandgrouse V Syrrhaptes paradoxus

Pin-tailed Sandgrouse w Pterocles alchata

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse r Pterocles exustus

Spotted Sandgrouse w Pterocles senegallus

Black-bellied Sandgrouse rw Pterocles orientalis

Crowned Sandgrouse ? Pterocles coronatus

Painted Sandgrouse r Pterocles indicus

 

Family: Scolopacidae

Scolopacinae

Eurasian Woodcock rW Scolopax rusticola

Solitary Snipe r Gallinago solitaria

Wood Snipe r Gallinago nemoricola

Pintail Snipe W Gallinago stenura

Swinhoe’s Snipe w Gallinago megala

Great Snipe V Gallinago media

Common Snipe rW Gallinago gallinago

Jack Snipe w Lymnocryptes minimus

Tringinae

Black-tailed Godwit W Limosa limosa

Bar-tailed Godwit W Limosa lapponica

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

Nordmann’s Greenshank ? Tringa guttifer

Green Sandpiper W Tringa ochropus

Wood Sandpiper W Tringa glareola

Terek Sandpiper w Xenus cinereus

Common Sandpiper sW Actitis hypoleucos

Grey-tailed Tattler V Heteroscelus brevipes

Ruddy Turnstone w Arenaria interpres

Long Billed Dowitcher V Limnodromus scolopaceus

Asian Dowitcher w Limnodromus semipalmatus

Great Knot w Calidris tenuirostris

Red Knot W Calidris canutus

Sanderling w Calidris alba

Spoon-billed Sandpiper w Calidris pygmea

Little Stint W Calidris minuta

Red-necked Stint w Calidris ruficollis

Temminck’s Stint W Calidris temminckii

Long-toed Stint w Calidris subminuta

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper V Calidris acuminata

Pectoral Sandpiper V Calidris melanotos

Dunlin w Calidris alpina

Curlew Sandpiper W Calidris ferruginea

Buff-breasted Sandpiper V Tryngites subruficollis

Broad-billed Sandpiper w Limicola falcinellus

Ruff W Philomachus pugnax

Red-necked Phalarope w Phalaropus lobatus

Red Phalarope V Phalaropus fulicaria

 

Family: Rostratulidae

Greater Painted-snipe r Rostratula benghalensis

 

Family: Jacanidae

Pheasant-tailed Jacana R Hydrophasianus chirurgus

Bronze-winged Jacana R Metopidius indicus

 

Family: Burhinidae

Eurasian Thick-knee R Burhinus oedicnemus

Great Thick-knee r Esacus recurvirostris

Beach Thick-knee r Esacus neglectus

 

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

European Golden Plover V Pluvialis apricaria

Pacific Golden Plover W Pluvialis fulva

Grey Plover w Pluvialis squatarola

Common Ringed Plover w Charadrius hiaticula

Long-billed Plover w Charadrius placidus

Little Ringed Plover RW Charadrius dubius

Kentish Plover RW Charadrius alexandrinus

Lesser Sand Plover sW Charadrius mongolus

Greater Sand Plover w Charadrius leschenaultii

Caspian Plover V Charadrius asiaticus

Oriental Plover V Charadrius veredus

Black-fronted Dotterel ? Elseyornis melanops

Northern Lapwing w Vanellus vanellus

Yellow-wattled Lapwing r Vanellus malarbaricus

River Lapwing R Vanellus duvaucelii

Grey-headed Lapwing w Vanellus cinereus

Red-wattled Lapwing R Vanellus indicus

Sociable Lapwing w Vanellus gregarius

White-tailed Lapwing W Vanellus leucurus

 

Family: Glareolidae

Dromadinae

Crab Plover w Dromas ardeola
Glareolinae

Jerdon's Courser r  Rhinoptilus bitorquatus

Cream-colored Courser rw Cursorius cursor

Indian Courser r Cursorius coromandelicus

Collared Pratincole rw Glareola pratincola

Oriental Pratincole R Glareola maldivarum

Small Pratincole R Glareola lactea

 

Family: Laridae

Larinae

Stercorariini

Brown Skua sp Catharacta antarctica

South-Polar Skua V Catharacta maccormicki

Long-tailed Jaeger ? Stercorarius longicaudus

Pomarine Jaeger W Stercorarius pomarinus

Parasitic Jaegar W Stercorarius parasiticus

Rynchopini

Indian Skimmer r Rynchops albicollis

Larini

Yellow-legged Gull w Larus cachinnans

Armenian Gull ? Larus armenicus

Heuglin’s Gull w Larus heuglini

Pallas’s Gull w Larus ichthyaetus

Mew Gull V Larus canus

Sooty Gull V Larus hemprichii

Brown-headed Gull sW Larus brunnicephalus

Black-headed Gull W Larus ridibundus

Slender-billed Gull w Larus genei

Little Gull V Larus minutus

Black-legged Kittiwake  V Rissa tridactyla

Sternini

Gull-billed Tern rW Gelochelidon nilotica

Caspian Tern W Sterna caspia

River Tern R Sterna aurantia

Lesser Crested Tern r Sterna bengalensis

Great Crested Tern r Sterna bergii

Sandwich Tern w Sterna sandvicensis

Roseate Tern r Sterna dougallii

Black-naped Tern r Sterna sumatrana

Common Tern sW Sterna hirundo

Arctic Tern V Sterna paradisaea

Little Tern r Sterna albifrons

Saunders’s Tern r Sterna saundersi

White-cheeked Tern p Sterna repressa

Black-bellied Tern r Sterna acuticauda

Bridled Tern s Sterna anaethetus

Sooty Tern s Sterna fuscata

Whiskered Tern RW Chlidonias hybridus

White-winged Tern w Chlidonias leucopterus

White Tern v Gygis alba

Black Tern ? Chlidonias niger

Brown Noddy V Anous stolidus

Black Noddy V Anous minutus

Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris

 

Family: Accipitridae

Pandioninae

Osprey rW Pandion haliaetus

Accipitrinae

Jerdon’s Baza r Aviceda jerdoni

Black Baza r Aviceda leuphotes

Oriental Honey-buzzard RW Pernis ptilorhyncus

Black-shouldered Kite R Elanus caeruleus

Red Kite ? Milvus milvus

Black Kite RW Milvus migrans

Brahminy Kite R Haliastur indus

White-bellied Sea Eagle R Haliaeetus leucogaster

Pallas’s Fish Eagle r Haliaeetus leucoryphus

White-tailed Eagle w Haliaeetus albicilla

Lesser Fish Eagle r Ichthyophaga humilis

Grey-headed Fish Eagle r Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus

Lammergeier r Gypaetus barbatus

Egyptian Vulture R Neophron percnopterus

White-rumped Vulture r Gyps bengalensis

Indian Vulture r Gyps indicus

Slender-billed Vulture r Gyps tenvirostris

Himalayan Griffon r Gyps himalayensis

Eurasian Griffon r Gyps fulvus

Cinereous Vulture rw Aegypius monachus

Red-headed Vulture r Sarcogyps calvus

Short-toed Snake Eagle r Circaetus gallicus

Crested Serpent Eagle R Spilornis cheela

Nicobar Serpent Eagle r Spilornis minimus

South Nicobar Serpent Eagle r Spilornis klossi

Andaman Serpent Eagle r Spilornis elgini

Eurasian Marsh Harrier W Circus aeruginosus

Hen Harrier w Circus cyaneus

Pallid Harrier w Circus macrourus

Pied Harrier rw Circus melanoleucos

Montagu’s Harrier w Circus pygargus

Crested Goshawk r Accipiter trivirgatus

Shikra R Accipiter badius

Nicobar Sparrowhawk r Accipiter butleri

Chinese Sparrowhawk W Accipiter soloensis

Japanese Sparrowhawk w Accipiter gularis

Besra r Accipiter virgatus

Eurasian Sparrowhawk rw Accipiter nisus

Northern Goshawk rw Accipiter gentilis

White-eyed Buzzard R Butastur teesa

Grey-faced Buzzard ? Butastur indicus

Common Buzzard rw Buteo buteo

Long-legged Buzzard rW Buteo rufinus

Upland Buzzard w Buteo hemilasius

Rough-legged Buzzard ? Buteo lagopus

Black Eagle r Ictinaetus malayensis

Indian Spotted Eagle r Aquila hastata

Greater Spotted Eagle W Aquila clanga

Tawny Eagle R Aquila rapax

Steppe Eagle W Aquila nipalensis

Imperial Eagle w Aquila heliaca

Golden Eagle r Aquila chrysaetos

Bonelli’s Eagle r Hieraaetus fasciatus

Booted Eagle w Hieraaetus pennatus

Rufous-bellied Eagle r Hieraaetus kienerii

Changeable Hawk Eagle R Spizaetus cirrhatus

Mountain Hawk Eagle r Spizaetus nipalensis

 

Family: Falconidae

Collared Falconet r Microhierax caerulescens

Pied Falconet r Microhierax melanoleucus

Lesser Kestrel 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: Phaethontidae

Red-billed Tropicbird w Phaethon aethereus

Red-tailed Tropicbird r Phaethon rubricauda

White-tailed Tropicbird r Phaethon lepturus

 

Family: Sulidae

Masked Booby r Sula dactylatra

Red-footed Booby r Sula sula

Brown Booby r Sula leucogaster

 

Family: Anhingidae

Darter 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

Western Reef Egret R Egretta gularis

Pacific Reef Egret r Egretta sacra

Grey Heron RW Ardea cinerea

Goliath Heron r Ardea goliath

White-bellied Heron r Ardea insignis

Great-billed Heron ? Ardea sumatrana

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

Chinese Pond Heron r Ardeola bacchus

Little Heron r Butorides striatus

Black-crowned Night Heron R Nycticorax nycticorax

Malayan Night Heron r Gorsachius melanolophus

Little Bittern r Ixobrychus minutus

Yellow Bittern r Ixobrychus sinensis

Cinnamon Bittern r Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

Black Bittern r Dupetor flavicollis

Great Bittern w Botaurus stellaris

 

Family: Phoenicopteridae

Greater Flamingo rW Phoenicopterus ruber

Lesser Flamingo r Phoenicopterus minor

 

Family: Threskiornithidae

Glossy Ibis RW Plegadis falcinellus

Black-headed Ibis R Threskiornis melanocephalus

Black Ibis R Pseudibis papillosa

Eurasian Spoonbill RW Platalea leucorodia

 

Family: Pelecanidae

Great White Pelican rW Pelecanus onocrotalus

Dalmatian Pelican w Pelecanus crispus

Spot-billed Pelican R Pelecanus philippensis

 

Family: Ciconiidae

Painted Stork R Mycteria leucocephala

Asian Openbill R Anastomus oscitans

Black Stork w Ciconia nigra

Woolly-necked Stork R Ciconia episcopus

White Stork w Ciconia ciconia

Oriental Stork ? Ciconia boyciana

Black-necked Stork r Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Lesser Adjutant r Leptoptilos javanicus

Greater Adjutant r Leptoptilos dubius

 

Family: Fregatidae

Great Frigatebird P Fregata minor

Lesser Frigatebird r Fregata ariel

Christmas Island Frigatebird V Fregata andrewsi

 

Family: Gaviidae

Black-throated Loon V Gavia arctica

 

Family: Procellariidae

Procellariinae
Cape Petrel V Daption capense

Barau’s Petrel V Pterodroma baraui

Bulwer’s Petrel V Bulweria bulwerii

Jouanin’s Petrel V Bulweria fallax

Streaked Shearwater V Calonectris leucomelas

Wedge-tailed Shearwater s Puffinus pacificus

Flesh-footed Shearwater s Puffinus carneipes

Audubon’s Shearwater r Puffinus Iherminieri

Persian Shearwater P Puffinus persicus

Hydrobatinae

Wilson’s Storm-petrel P Oceanites oceanicus

White-faced Storm-petrel V Pelagodroma marina

Black-bellied Storm-petrel V Fregetta tropica

Swinhoe’s Storm-petrel p Oceanodroma monorhis

 

ORDER: PASSERIFORMES

Family: Pittidae

Blue-naped Pitta r Pitta nipalensis

Blue Pitta r Pitta cyanea

Hooded Pitta r Pitta sordida

Indian Pitta R Pitta brachyura

Mangrove Pitta r Pitta megarhyncha

 

Family: Eurylaimidae

Silver-breasted Broadbill r Serilophus lunatus

Long-tailed Broadbill r Psarisomus dalhousiae

 

Family: Irenidae

Asian Fairy Bluebird r Irena puella

Blue-winged Leafbird R Chloropsis cochinchinensis

Golden-fronted Leafbird R Chloropsis aurifrons

Orange-bellied Leafbird r Chloropsis hardwickii

 

Family: Laniidae

Red-backed Shrike p Lanius collurio

Rufous-tailed Shrike W Lanius isabellinus

Brown Shrike W Lanius cristatus

Burmese Shrike p Lanius collurioides

Bay-backed Shrike R Lanius vittatus

Long-tailed Shrike R Lanius schach

Grey-backed Shrike rW Lanius tephronotus

Lesser Grey Shrike V Lanius minor

Great Grey Shrike V Lanius excubitor

Southern Grey Shrike R Lanius meridionalis

 

Family: Corvidae

Pachycephalinae

Mangrove Whistler r Pachycephala grisola

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

Common Green Magpie r Cissa chinensis

Rufous Treepie R Dendrocitta vagabunda

Grey Treepie R Dendrocitta formosae

White-bellied Treepie r Dendrocitta leucogastra

Collared Treepie r Dendrocitta frontalis

Andaman Treepie R Dendrocitta bayleyi

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

White-breasted Woodswallow r Artamus leucorynchus

Oriolini

Eurasian Golden Oriole R Oriolus oriolus

Black-naped Oriole rw Oriolus chinensis

Slender-billed Oriole r Oriolus tenuirostris

Black-hooded Oriole R Oriolus xanthornus

Maroon Oriole r Oriolus traillii

Large Cuckooshrike r Coracina macei

Bar-bellied Cuckooshrike r Coracina striata

Black-winged Cuckooshrike r Coracina melaschistos

Black-headed Cuckooshrike r Coracina melanoptera

Pied Triller r Lalage nigra

Rosy Minivet rw Pericrocotus roseus

Swinhoe's Minivet ? Pericrocotus cantonensis

Ashy Minivet w Pericrocotus divaricatus

Small Minivet R Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

White-bellied Minivet r Pericrocotus erythropygius

Grey-chinned Minivet r Pericrocotus solaris

Long-tailed Minivet R Pericrocotus ethologus

Short-billed Minivet r Pericrocotus brevirostris

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

Crow-billed Drongo r Dicrurus annectans

Bronzed Drongo r Dicrurus aeneus

Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo r Dicrurus remifer

Spangled Drongo R Dicrurus hottentottus

Andaman Drongo R Dicrurus andamanensis

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo r Dicrurus paradiseus

Monarchini

Black-naped Monarch r Hypothymis azurea

Asian Paradise-flycatcher R Terpsiphone paradisi

Aegithininae

Common Iora R Aegithina tiphia

Marshall’s Iora r Aegithina nigrolutea

Malaconotinae

Large Woodshrike r Tephrodornis gularis

Common Woodshrike R Tephrodornis pondicerianus

 

Family: Bombycillidae

Bohemian Waxwing V Bombycilla garrulus

 

Family: Cinclidae

White-throated Dipper R Cinclus cinclus

Brown Dipper R Cinclus pallasii

 

Family: Muscicapidae

Turdinae

Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush sp Monticola saxatilis

Blue-capped Rock Thrush R Monticola cinclorhynchus

Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush r Monticola rufiventris

Blue Rock Thrush rW Monticola solitarius

Malabar Whistling Thrush R Myophonus horsfieldii

Blue Whistling Thrush R Myophonus caeruleus

Pied Thrush sp Zoothera wardii

Orange-headed Thrush R Zoothera citrina

Siberian Thrush w Zoothera sibirica

Plain-backed Thrush r Zoothera mollissima

Long-tailed Thrush r Zoothera dixoni

Scaly Thrush r Zoothera dauma

Long-billed Thrush r Zoothera monticola

Dark-sided Thrush r Zoothera marginata

Tickell’s Thrush R Turdus unicolor

Black-breasted Thrush w Turdus dissimilis

White-collared Blackbird r Turdus albocinctus

Grey-winged Blackbird r Turdus boulboul

Eurasian Blackbird r Turdus merula

Chestnut Thrush r Turdus rubrocanus

Kessler’s Thrush V Turdus kessleri

Grey-sided Thrush w Turdus feae

Eyebrowed Thrush w Turdus obscurus

Dark-throated Thrush w Turdus ruficollis

Dusky Thrush w Turdus naumanni

Fieldfare v Turdus pilaris

Song Thrush V Turdus philomelos

Mistle Thrush r Turdus viscivorus

Gould’s Shortwing r Brachypteryx stellata

Rusty-bellied Shortwing r Brachypteryx hyperythra

White-bellied Shortwing r Brachypteryx major

Lesser Shortwing r Brachypteryx leucophrys

White-browed Shortwing r Brachypteryx montana

Muscicapinae

Muscicapini

Brown-chested Jungle Flycatcher wr Rhinomyias brunneatus

Spotted Flycatcher p Muscicapa striata

Dark-sided Flycatcher r Muscicapa sibirica

Asian Brown Flycatcher rw Muscicapa dauurica

Rusty-tailed Flycatcher r Muscicapa ruficauda

Brown-breasted Flycatcher r Muscicapa muttui

Ferruginous Flycatcher r Muscicapa ferruginea

Yellow-rumped Flycatcher V Ficedula zanthopygia

Slaty-backed Flycatcher r Ficedula hodgsonii

Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher r Ficedula strophiata

Red-breasted Flycatcher W Ficedula parva

Red-throated Flycatcher W Ficedula albicilla

Kashmir Flycatcher r Ficedula subrubra

White-gorgeted Flycatcher r Ficedula monileger

Snowy-browed Flycatcher r Ficedula hyperythra

Little Pied Flycatcher r Ficedula westermanni

Ultramarine Flycatcher r Ficedula superciliaris

Slaty-blue Flycatcher r Ficedula tricolor

Sapphire Flycatcher r Ficedula sapphira

Black-and-orange Flycatcher r Ficedula nigrorufa

Verditer Flycatcher R Eumyias thalassina

Nilgiri Flycatcher r Eumyias albicaudata

Large Niltava r Niltava grandis

Small Niltava r Niltava macgrigoriae

Rufous-bellied Niltava r Niltava sundara

Vivid Niltava r Niltava vivida

White-tailed Flycatcher r Cyornis concretus

White-bellied Blue Flycatcher r Cyornis pallipes

Pale-chinned Flycatcher r Cyornis poliogenys

Pale Blue Flycatcher r Cyornis unicolor

Blue-throated Flycatcher r Cyornis rubeculoides

Hill Blue Flycatcher r Cyornis banyumas

Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher R Cyornis tickelliae

Pygmy Blue Flycatcher r Muscicapella hodgsoni

Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher R Culicicapa ceylonensis

Saxicolini

European Robin V Erithacus rubecula

Common Nightingale ? Luscinia megarhynchos

Siberian Rubythroat w Luscinia calliope

White-tailed Rubythroat rW Luscinia pectoralis

Bluethroat sW Luscinia svecica

Firethroat V Luscinia pectardens

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

White-browed Bush Robin r Tarsiger indicus

Rufous-breasted Bush Robin r Tarsiger hyperythrus

Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin p Cercotrichas galactotes

Oriental Magpie Robin R Copsychus saularis

White-rumped Shama R Copsychus malabaricus

Indian Robin R Saxicoloides fulicata

Rufous-backed Redstart w Phoenicurus erythronota

Blue-capped Redstart r Phoenicurus coeruleocephalus

Black Redstart rW Phoenicurus ochruros

Hodgson’s Redstart w Phoenicurus hodgsoni

White-throated Redstart r Phoenicurus schisticeps

Daurian Redstart rw Phoenicurus auroreus

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

White-tailed Robin r Myiomela leucura

Blue-fronted Robin r Cinclidium frontale

Grandala r Grandala coelicolor

Little Forktail r Enicurus scouleri

Black-backed Forktail r Enicurus immaculatus

Slaty-backed Forktail r Enicurus schistaceus

White-crowned Forktail r Enicurus leschenaulti

Spotted Forktail r Enicurus maculatus

Purple Cochoa r Cochoa purpurea

Green Cochoa r Cochoa viridis

Stoliczka’s Bushchat r Saxicola macrorhyncha

Hodgson’s Bushchat w Saxicola insignis

Siberian Stonechat R Saxicola torquata

White-tailed Stonechat r Saxicola leucura

Pied Bushchat R Saxicola caprata

Jerdon’s Bushchat r Saxicola jerdoni

Grey Bushchat R Saxicola ferrea

Hume’s Wheatear r Oenanthe alboniger

Northern Wheatear P Oenanthe oenanthe

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

Asian Glossy Starling r Aplonis panayensis

Spot-winged Starling r Saroglossa spiloptera

Chestnut-tailed Starling R Sturnus malabaricus

White-headed Starling r Sturnus erythropygius

Brahminy Starling R Sturnus pagodarum

Purple-backed Starling V Sturnus sturninus

Chestnut-cheeked Starling V Sturnus philippensis

White-shouldered Starling ? Sturnus sinensis

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

White-Vented Myna r Acridotheres cinereus

Collared Myna r Acridotheres albocinctus

Golden-crested Myna r Ampeliceps coronatus

Common Hill Myna r Gracula religiosa

Southern  Hill Myna r Gracula indica

 

Family: Sittidae

Sittinae

Chestnut-vented Nuthatch r Sitta nagaensis

Kashmir Nuthatch r Sitta cashmirensis

Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch R Sitta castanea

White-tailed Nuthatch r Sitta himalayensis

White-cheeked Nuthatch r Sitta leucopsis

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch R Sitta frontalis

Beautiful Nuthatch r Sitta formosa

Tichodrominae

Wallcreeper rw Tichodroma muraria

 

Family: Certhiidae

Certhiinae

Certhinii

Eurasian Treecreeper R Certhia familiaris

Bar-tailed Treecreeper R Certhia himalayana

Rusty-flanked Treecreeper r Certhia nipalensis

Brown-throated Treecreeper r Certhia discolor

Salpornithini

Spotted Creeper r Salpornis spilonotus

Troglodytinae

Winter Wren r Troglodytes troglodytes

 

Family: Paridae

Remizinae

White-crowned Penduline Tit r Remiz coronatus

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

Coal Tit r Parus ater

Grey-crested Tit r Parus dichrous

Great Tit R Parus major

Green-backed Tit R Parus monticolus

White-naped Tit r Parus nuchalis

Black-lored Tit r Parus xanthogenys

Yellow-cheeked Tit r Parus spilonotus

Yellow-browed Tit r Sylviparus modestus

Sultan Tit r Melanochlora sultanea

 

Family: Aegithalidae

White-cheeked Tit r Aegithalos leucogenys

Black-throated Tit R Aegithalos concinnus

White-throated Tit r Aegithalos niveogularis

Rufous-fronted Tit r Aegithalos iouschistos

 

Family: Hirundinidae

Pale Martin pr Riparia diluta

Sand Martin r Riparia riparia

Plain Martin R Riparia paludicola

Eurasian Crag Martin r Hirundo rupestris

Rock Martin V Hirundo fuligula

Dusky Crag Martin R Hirundo concolor

Barn Swallow RW Hirundo rustica

Pacific Swallow r Hirundo tahitica

Wire-tailed Swallow R Hirundo smithii

Red-rumped Swallow RW Hirundo daurica

Striated Swallow r Hirundo striolata

Streak-throated Swallow R Hirundo fluvicola

Northern House Martin rw Delichon urbica

Asian House Martin r Delichon dasypus

Nepal House Martin r Delichon nipalensis

 

Family: Regulidae

Goldcrest r Regulus regulus

 

Family: Pycnonotidae

Crested Finchbill r Spizixos canifrons

Striated Bulbul r Pycnonotus striatus

Grey-headed Bulbul r Pycnonotus priocephalus

Black-headed Bulbul r Pycnonotus atriceps

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

Yellow-throated Bulbul r Pycnonotus xantholaemus

Flavescent Bulbul r Pycnonotus flavescens

White-browed Bulbul r Pycnonotus luteolus

White-throated Bulbul r Alophoixus flaveolus

Olive Bulbul r Iole virescens

Yellow-browed Bulbul r Iole indica

Ashy Bulbul r Hemixos flavala

Mountain Bulbul r Hypsipetes mcclellandii

Black Bulbul R Hypsipetes leucocephalus

Nicobar Bulbul r Hypsipetes nicobariensis

 

Family Hypocoliidae

Grey Hypocolius w Hypocolius ampelinus

 

Family: Cisticolidae

Zitting Cisticola R Cisticola juncidis

Bright-headed Cisticola r Cisticola exilis

Rufous-vented Prinia r Prinia burnesii

Striated Prinia R Prinia criniger

Hill Prinia r Prinia atrogularis

Grey-crowned Prinia r Prinia cinereocapilla

Rufous-fronted Prinia R Prinia buchanani

Rufescent Prinia r Prinia rufescens

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

Slaty-bellied Tesia r Tesia olivea

Grey-bellied Tesia r Tesia cyaniventer

Pale-footed Bush Warbler r Cettia pallidipes

Japanese Bush Warbler V Cettia diphone

Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler r Cettia fortipes

Chestnut-crowned Bush Warbler r Cettia major

Aberrant Bush Warbler r Cettia flavolivacea

Yellowish-bellied Bush Warbler r Cettia acanthizoides

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

Chinese Bush Warbler V Bradypterus tacsanowskius

Brown Bush Warbler r Bradypterus luteoventris

Russet Bush Warbler V Bradypterus seebohmi

Lanceolated Warbler w Locustella lanceolata

Grasshopper Warbler w Locustella naevia

Rusty-rumped Warbler w Locustella certhiola

Moustached Warbler rw Acrocephalus melanopogon

Sedge Warbler ? Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

Black-browed Reed Warbler w Acrocephalus bistrigiceps

Paddyfield Warbler w Acrocephalus agricola

Large-billed Reed Warbler r Acrocephalus orinus

Blunt-winged Warbler r Acrocephalus concinens

Blyth’s Reed Warbler W Acrocephalus dumetorum

Great Reed Warbler w Acrocephalus arundinaceus

Oriental Reed Warbler w Acrocephalus orientalis

Clamorous Reed Warbler R Acrocephalus stentoreus

Thick-billed Warbler w Acrocephalus aedon

Booted Warbler rw Hippolais caligata

Sykes’s Warbler Hippolais rama

Mountain Tailorbird r Orthotomus cuculatus

Common Tailorbird R Orthotomus sutorius

Dark-necked Tailorbird r Orthotomus atrogularis

White-browed Tit Warbler r Leptopoecile sophiae

Common Chiffchaff sW Phylloscopus collybita

Mountain Chiffchaff Rw Phylloscopus sindianus

Plain Leaf Warbler w Phylloscopus neglectus

Dusky Warbler w Phylloscopus fuscatus

Smoky Warbler sw Phylloscopus fuligiventer

Tickell’s Leaf Warbler sW Phylloscopus affinis

Buff-throated Warbler V Phylloscopus subaffinis

Sulphur-bellied Warbler sw Phylloscopus griseolus

Radde’s Warbler ? Phylloscopus schwarzi

Buff-barred Warbler r Phylloscopus pulcher

Ashy-throated Warbler r Phylloscopus maculipennis

Lemon-rumped Warbler rW Phylloscopus chloronotus

Chinese Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus sichuanensis

Brooks’s Leaf Warbler w Phylloscopus subviridis

Yellow-browed Warbler rW Phylloscopus inornatus

Hume’s Warbler W Phylloscopus humei

Arctic Warbler V Phylloscopus borealis

Greenish Warbler rW Phylloscopus trochiloides

Pale-legged Leaf Warbler V Phylloscopus tenellipes

Large-billed Leaf Warbler rw Phylloscopus magnirostris

Tytler’s Leaf Warbler r Phylloscopus tytleri

Western Crowned Warbler r Phylloscopus occipitalis

Eastern Crowned Warbler w Phylloscopus coronatus

Blyth’s Leaf Warbler r Phylloscopus reguloides

Yellow-vented Warbler r Phylloscopus cantator

Golden-spectacled Warbler R Seicercus burkii

Grey-crowned Warbler R Seicercus tephrocephalus

Grey-hooded Warbler R Seicercus xanthoschistos

White-spectacled Warbler r Seicercus affinis

Whistler's Warbler r Seicercus whistleri

Grey-cheeked Warbler r Seicercus poliogenys

Chestnut-crowned Warbler r Seicercus castaniceps

Broad-billed Warbler r Tickellia hodgsoni

Rufous-faced Warbler r Abroscopus albogularis

Black-faced Warbler r Abroscopus schisticeps

Yellow-bellied Warbler r Abroscopus superciliaris

Megalurinae

Striated Grassbird R Megalurus palustris

Bristled Grassbird r Chaetornis striatus

Rufous-rumped Grassbird r Graminicola bengalensis

Broad-tailed Grassbird r Schoenicola platyura

Garrulacinae

White-throated Laughingthrush R Garrulax albogularis

White-crested Laughingthrush R Garrulax leucolophus

Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush r Garrulax monileger

Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush r Garrulax pectoralis

Striated Laughingthrush r Garrulax striatus

Rufous-necked Laughingthrush r Garrulax ruficollis

Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush r Garrulax nuchalis

Yellow-throated Laughingthrush r Garrulax galbanus

Wynaad Laughingthrush r Garrulax delesserti

Rufous-vented Laughingthrush r Garrulax gularis

Moustached Laughingthrush r Garrulax cineraceus

Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush r Garrulax rufogularis

Spotted Laughingthrush r Garrulax ocellatus

Grey-sided Laughingthrush r Garrulax caerulatus

Spot-breasted Laughingthrush r Garrulax merulinus

White-browed Laughingthrush r Garrulax sannio

Nilgiri Laughingthrush r Garrulax cachinnans

Grey-breasted Laughingthrush r Garrulax jerdoni

Streaked Laughingthrush R Garrulax lineatus

Striped Laughingthrush r Garrulax virgatus

Brown-capped Laughingthrush r Garrulax austeni

Blue-winged Laughingthrush r Garrulax squamatus

Scaly Laughingthrush r Garrulax subunicolor

Elliot’s Laughingthrush ? Garrulax elliotii

Variegated Laughingthrush r Garrulax variegatus

Brown-cheeked Laughingthrush ? Garrulax henrici

Black-faced Laughingthrush r Garrulax affinis

Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush r Garrulax erythrocephalus

Red-faced Liocichla r Liocichla phoenicea

Bugun Liocichla r Liocichla bugunorum

Sylviinae

Timaliini

Abbott’s Babbler r Malacocincla abbotti

Buff-breasted Babbler r Pellorneum tickelli

Spot-throated Babbler r Pellorneum albiventre

Marsh Babbler r Pellorneum palustre

Puff-throated Babbler R Pellorneum ruficeps

Large Scimitar Babbler r Pomatorhinus hypoleucos

Spot-breasted Scimitar Babbler r Pomatorhinus erythrocnemis

Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler r Pomatorhinus erythrogenys

White-browed Scimitar Babbler r Pomatorhinus schisticeps

Indian Scimitar Babbler r Pomatorhinus horsfieldii

Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler r Pomatorhinus ruficollis

Red-billed Scimitar Babbler r Pomatorhinus ochraciceps

Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler r Pomatorhinus ferruginosus

Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler r Xiphirhynchus superciliaris

Long-billed Wren Babbler r Rimator malacoptilus

Streaked Wren Babbler r Napothera brevicaudata

Eyebrowed Wren Babbler r Napothera epilepidota

Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler r Pnoepyga albiventer

Nepal Wren Babbler r Pnoepyga immaculata

Pygmy Wren Babbler r Pnoepyga pusilla

Rufous-throated Wren Babbler r Spelaeornis caudatus

Rusty-throated Wren Babbler r Spelaeornis badeigularis

Bar-winged Wren Babbler r Spelaeornis troglodytoides

Spotted Wren Babbler r Spelaeornis formosus

Long-tailed Wren Babbler r Spelaeornis chocolatinus

Tawny-breasted Wren Babbler r Spelaeornis longicaudatus

Wedge-billed Wren Babbler r Sphenocichla humei

Rufous-fronted Babbler r Stachyris rufifrons

Rufous-capped Babbler r Stachyris ruficeps

Black-chinned Babbler R Stachyris pyrrhops

Golden Babbler r Stachyris chrysaea

Grey-throated Babbler r Stachyris nigriceps

Snowy-throated Babbler r Stachyris oglei

Tawny-bellied Babbler R Dumetia hyperythra

Dark-fronted Babbler r Rhopocichla atriceps

Striped Tit Babbler R Macronous gularis

Chestnut-capped Babbler R Timalia pileata

Yellow-eyed Babbler R Chrysomma sinense

Jerdon’s Babbler r Chrysomma altirostre

Common Babbler R Turdoides caudatus

Striated Babbler R Turdoides earlei

Slender-billed Babbler r Turdoides longirostris

Large Grey Babbler R Turdoides malcolmi

Rufous Babbler r Turdoides subrufus

Jungle Babbler R Turdoides striatus

Yellow-billed Babbler R Turdoides affinis

Chinese Babax V Babax lanceolatus

Giant Babax ? Babax waddelli

Silver-eared Mesia r Leiothrix argentauris

Red-billed Leiothrix r Leiothrix lutea

Cutia r Cutia nipalensis

Black-headed Shrike Babbler r Pteruthius rufiventer

White-browed Shrike Babbler r Pteruthius flaviscapis

Green Shrike Babbler r Pteruthius xanthochlorus

Black-eared Shrike Babbler r Pteruthius melanotis

Chestnut-fronted Shrike Babbler r Pteruthius aenobarbus

White-hooded Babbler r Gampsorhynchus rufulus

Rusty-fronted Barwing r Actinodura egertoni

Hoary-throated Barwing r Actinodura nipalensis

Streak-throated Barwing r Actinodura waldeni

Blue-winged Minla r Minla cyanouroptera

Chestnut-tailed Minla r Minla strigula

Red-tailed Minla r Minla ignotincta

Golden-breasted Fulvetta r Alcippe chrysotis

Yellow-throated Fulvetta r Alcippe cinerea

Rufous-winged Fulvetta r Alcippe castaneceps

White-browed Fulvetta r Alcippe vinipectus

Streak-throated Fulvetta r Alcippe cinereiceps

Brown-throated Fulvetta r Alcippe ludlowi

Rufous-throated Fulvetta r Alcippe rufogularis

Rusty-capped Fulvetta r Alcippe dubia

Brown-cheeked Fulvetta R Alcippe poioicephala

Nepal Fulvetta r Alcippe nipalensis

Rufous-backed Sibia r Heterophasia annectans

Rufous Sibia R Heterophasia capistrata

Grey Sibia r Heterophasia gracilis

Beautiful Sibia r Heterophasia pulchella

Long-tailed Sibia r Heterophasia picaoides

Striated Yuhina r Yuhina castaniceps

White-naped Yuhina r Yuhina bakeri

Whiskered Yuhina R Yuhina flavicollis

Stripe-throated Yuhina R Yuhina gularis

Rufous-vented Yuhina r Yuhina occipitalis

Black-chinned Yuhina R Yuhina nigrimenta

White-bellied Yuhina r Yuhina zantholeuca

Fire-tailed Myzornis r Myzornis pyrrhoura

Great Parrotbill r Conostoma oemodium

Brown Parrotbill r Paradoxornis unicolor

Grey-headed Parrotbill r Paradoxornis gularis

Black-breasted Parrotbill r Paradoxornis flavirostris

Spot-breasted Parrotbill r Paradoxornis guttaticollis

Fulvous Parrotbill r Paradoxornis fulvifrons

Black-throated Parrotbill r Paradoxornis nipalensis

Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbill r Paradoxornis atrosuperciliaris

Greater Rufous-headed Parrotbill r Paradoxornis ruficeps

Sylviini

Garden Warbler ? Sylvia borin

Greater Whitethroat p Sylvia communis

Lesser Whitethroat W Sylvia curruca blythi

Hume’s Lesser Whitethroat W Sylvia althaea

Small Whitethroat w Sylvia minula

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

Rufous-winged Bushlark R Mirafra affinis

Black-crowned Sparrow Lark r Eremopterix nigriceps

Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark R Eremopterix grisea

Rufous-tailed Lark R Ammomanes phoenicurus

Desert Lark r Ammomanes deserti

Greater Hoopoe Lark r Alaemon alaudipes

Bimaculated Lark w Melanocorypha bimaculata

Tibetan Lark r Melanocorypha maxima

Greater Short-toed Lark W Calandrella brachydactyla

Hume’s Short-toed Lark rw Calandrella acutirostris

Lesser Short-toed Lark W Calandrella rufescens

Asian Short-toed Lark V Calandrella cheleensis

Sand Lark R Calandrella raytal

Crested Lark R Galerida cristata

Malabar Lark r Galerida malabarica

Sykes’s Lark r Galerida deva

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

Yellow-vented Flowerpecker r Dicaeum chrysorrheum

Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker r Dicaeum melanoxanthum

Orange-bellied Flowerpecker r Dicaeum trigonostigma

Pale-billed Flowerpecker R Dicaeum erythrorhynchos

Plain Flowerpecker r Dicaeum concolor

Fire-breasted Flowerpecker r Dicaeum ignipectus

Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker r Dicaeum cruentatum

Nectariniini

Ruby-cheeked Sunbird r Anthreptes singalensis

Purple-rumped Sunbird R Nectarinia zeylonica

Crimson-backed Sunbird r Nectarinia minima

Purple-throated Sunbird r Nectarinia sperata

Olive-backed Sunbird r Nectarinia jugularis

Purple Sunbird R Nectarinia asiatica

Loten’s Sunbird R Nectarinia lotenia

Mrs Gould’s Sunbird r Aethopyga gouldiae

Green-tailed Sunbird r Aethopyga nipalensis

Black-throated Sunbird r Aethopyga saturata

Crimson Sunbird R Aethopyga siparaja

Fire-tailed Sunbird r Aethopyga ignicauda

Little Spiderhunter r Arachnothera longirostra

Streaked Spiderhunter r Arachnothera magna

 

Family:Passeridae

Passerinae

House Sparrow R Passer domesticus

Spanish Sparrow w Passer hispaniolensis

Sind Sparrow r Passer pyrrhonotus

Russet Sparrow R Passer rutilans

Eurasian Tree Sparrow R Passer montanus

Chestnut-shouldered Petronia R Petronia xanthocollis

Rock Sparrow w Petronia petronia

Tibetan Snowfinch r Montifringilla adamsi

White-rumped Snowfinch r Pyrgilauda taczanowskii

Rufous-necked Snowfinch w Pyrgilauda ruficollis

Plain-backed Snowfinch w Pyrgilauda blanfordi

Carpospiza

Pale Rock Sparrow w Carpospiza brachydactyla N

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

Nilgiri Pipit r Anthus nilghiriensis

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

Maroon-backed Accentor r Prunella immaculata

Ploceinae

Black-breasted Weaver R Ploceus benghalensis

Streaked Weaver R Ploceus manyar

Baya Weaver R Ploceus philippinus

Finn’s Weaver r Ploceus megarhynchus

Estrildinae

Red Avadavat R Amandava amandava

Green Avadavat V r Amandava formosa

Indian Silverbill R Lonchura malabarica

White-rumped Munia R Lonchura striata

Black-throated Munia r Lonchura kelaarti

Scaly-breasted Munia R Lonchura punctulata

Black-headed Munia R Lonchura malacca

Java Sparrow Ir Lonchura oryzivora

 

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

Black-headed Greenfinch V Carduelis ambigua

Eurasian Siskin V Carduelis spinus

Tibetan Siskin r Carduelis thibetana

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

Trumpeter Finch w Bucanetes githagineus

Mongolian Finch w Bucanetes mongolicus

Blanford’s Rosefinch r Carpodacus rubescens

Dark-breasted Rosefinch r Carpodacus nipalensis

Common Rosefinch rW Carpodacus erythrinus

Beautiful Rosefinch r Carpodacus pulcherrimus

Pink-browed Rosefinch r Carpodacus rodochrous

Vinaceous Rosefinch r Carpodacus vinaceus

Dark-rumped Rosefinch r Carpodacus edwardsii

Three-banded Rosefinch V Carpodacus trifasciatus

Spot-winged Rosefinch r Carpodacus rodopeplus

White-browed Rosefinch r Carpodacus thura

Red-mantled Rosefinch r Carpodacus rhodochlamys

Streaked Rosefinch r Carpodacus rubicilloides

Great Rosefinch r Carpodacus rubicilla

Red-fronted Rosefinch r Carpodacus puniceus

Crimson-browed Finch r Propyrrhula subhimachala

Scarlet Finch r Haematospiza sipahi

Red Crossbill r Loxia curvirostra

Brown Bullfinch r Pyrrhula nipalensis

Orange Bullfinch r Pyrrhula aurantiaca

Red-headed Bullfinch r Pyrrhula erythrocephala

Grey-headed Bullfinch r Pyrrhula erythaca

Hawfinch w Coccothraustes coccothraustes

Japanese Grosbeak ? Eophona personata

Black-and-yellow Grosbeak r Mycerobas icterioides

Collared Grosbeak r Mycerobas affinis

Spot-winged Grosbeak r Mycerobas melanozanthos

White-winged Grosbeak r Mycerobas carnipes

Gold-naped Finch r Pyrrhoplectes epauletta

Emberizinae

Crested Bunting R Melophus lathami

Yellowhammer W Emberiza citrinella

Pine Bunting w Emberiza leucocephalos

Rock Bunting R Emberiza cia

Godlewski’s Bunting ? Emberiza godlewskii

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

Rustic Bunting ? Emberiza rustica

Yellow-breasted Bunting w Emberiza aureola

Chestnut Bunting w Emberiza rutila

Black-headed Bunting w Emberiza melanocephala

Red-headed Bunting w Emberiza bruniceps

Black-faced Bunting w Emberiza spodocephala

Reed Bunting rw Emberiza schoeniclus

Corn Bunting V Miliaria calandra

 

 

   
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