Checklist of the Birds of India

as per classification and nomenclature in
Pamela C. Rasmussen & John C. Anderton's
Birds of South Asia. The Ripley Guide

~ presented by Birds of India

Compiled by Bikram Grewal


Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica

Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis

Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena

Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus

Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus

Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis

Barau's Petrel Pterodroma baraui ?

Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii ?

Jouanin's Petrel Bulweria fallax ?

Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas

Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus

Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes

Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus Iherminieri

Persian Shearwater Puffinus persicus

Wilson's Storm-petrel Oceanites oceanicus

Black-bellied Storm-petrel Fregetta tropica

Swinhoe's Storm-petrel Oceanodroma monorhis ?

White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus

Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus

Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda ?

Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus

Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis

Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus

Masked Bobby Sula dactylatra ?

Brown Bobby Sula leucogaster

Red-footed Bobby Sula sula

Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger

Indian Shag Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo

Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster

Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel

Great Frigatebird Fregata minor

Christmas Island Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi ?

Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Western Reef-heron Egretta gularis

Pacific Reef-heron Egretta sacra

Great Egret Egretta alba

Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Goliath Heron Ardea goliath

White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea

Eastern Cattle Egret Bubulcus coromandus

Indian Pond-heron Ardeola grayii

Chinese Pond-heron Ardeola bacchus

Striated Heron Butorides striata

Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Malayan Night-heron Gorsachius melanolophus

Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus

Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis

Chestnut Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis

Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris

Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala

Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans

Black Stork Ciconia nigra

Wooly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus

White Stork Ciconia ciconia

Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus

Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus

Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus

Indian Black Ibis Pseudibis papillosa

Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia

Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus

Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor

Fulvous Whistling-duck Dendrocygna bicolor

Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica

White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala

Mute Swan Cygnus olor ?

Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus ?

Bewick's Swan Cygnus bewickii ?

Bean Goose Anser fabalis

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus

Greylag Goose Anser anser

Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna

White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata

Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos

Cotton Teal Nettapus coromandelianus

Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata ?

Gadwall Anas strepera

Falcated Duck Anas falcata

Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha

Chinese Spot-billed Duck Anas zonoryncha

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Andaman Teal Anas albogularis

Northern Pintail Anas acuta

Garganey Anas querquedula

Baikal Teal Anas formosa

Common Teal Anas crecca

Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris

Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa caryophyllacea (Extinct)

Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina

Common Pochard Aythya ferina

Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca

Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri

Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula

Greater Scaup Aythya marila

Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis

Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula

Smew Mergellus albellus

Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator

Common Merganser Mergus merganser

Jerdon's Baza Aviceda jerdoni

Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes

Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus

Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus

Black Kite Milvus migrans

'Black-eared' Kite Milvus (migrans) lineatus

Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus

White-bellied Sea-eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster

Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus

White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla

Lesser Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga humilis

Grey-headed Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus

Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus

Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus

White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis

Indian Vulture Gyps indicus

Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris

Himalayan Vulture Gyps himalayensis

Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus

Red-headed Vulture Aegypius calvus

Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus

Crested Serpent-eagle Spilornis cheela

Greater Nicobar Serpent-eagle Spilornis klossi

Andaman Serpent-eagle Spilornis elgini

Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus

Eastern Marsh Harrier Circus spilonotus ?

Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus

Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos

Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus

Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus

Shikra Accipiter badius

Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri

Chinese Sparrowhawk Accipiter soloensis

Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis

Besra Sparrowhawk Accipiter virgatus

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa

Himalayan Buzzard Buteo burmanicus

Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus

Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius

Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis

Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila hastata

Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga

Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax

Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis

Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca

Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos

Bonelli's Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus

Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus

Rufous-bellied Eagle Hieraaetus kienerii

Changeable Hawk-eagle Spizaetus limnaeetus

Crested Hawk-eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus

Mountain Hawk-eagle Spizaetus nipalensis

Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens

Pied Falconet Microhierax melanoleucos

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni

Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus

Red-headed Falcon Falco chicquera

Amur Falcon Falco amurensis

Merlin Falco columbarius

Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo

Oriental Hobby Falco severus

Laggar Falcon Falco jugger

Saker Falcon Falco cherrug

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

'Red-capped' Falcon Falco peregrinus babylonicus

Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis

Himalayan Snowcock Tetraogallus himalayensis

Tibetan Snowcock Tetraogallus tibetanus

Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar

Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus

Painted Francolin Francolinus pictus

Chinese Francolin Francolinus pintadeanus

Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus

Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis

Tibetan Partridge Perdix hodgsoniae

Common Quail Coturnix coturnix

Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica

Rain Quail Coturnix coromandelica

Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis

Jungle Bush-quail Perdicula asiatica

Rock Bush-quail Perdicula argoondah

Painted Bush-quail Perdicula erythrorhyncha

Manipur Bush-quail Perdicula manipurensis

Mountain Bamboo Partridge Bambusicola fytchii

Snow Partridge Lerwa lerwa

Common Hill-partridge Arborophila torqueola

Rufous-throated Hill-partridge Arborophila rufogularis

White-cheeked Hill-partridge Arborophila atrogularis

Chestnut-breasted Hill-partridge Arborophila mandellii

Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea

Painted Spurfowl Galloperdix lunulata

Himalayan Quail Ophrysia superciliosa (extinct)

Blood Pheasant Ithaginis cruentus

Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus

Satyr Tragopan Tragopan satyra

Blyth's Tragopan Tragopan blythii

Temminck's Tragopan Tragopan temminckii

Koklass Pheasant Pucrasia macrolopha

Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus

Sclater's Monal Lophophorus sclateri

Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus

Grey Junglefowl Gallus sonneratii

Kaleej Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos

Cheer Pheasant Catreus wallichii

Mrs Hume's Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae

Grey Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum

Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus

Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus

Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki

Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator

Siberian Crane Grus leucogeranus ?

Sarus Crane Grus antigone

Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo

Common Crane Grus grus

Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis

Andaman Crake Rallina canningi

Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides

Slaty-breasted Rail Rallus striatus

European Water Rail Rallus aquaticus

Eastern Water Rail Rallus indicus

Corn Crake Crex crex

Brown Crake Porzana akool

Black-tailed Crake Porzana bicolor

Little Crake Porzana parva

'Eastern' Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla

Spotted Crake Porzana porzana

Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca

Watercock Gallicrex cinerea

Purple Swamphen Porphyrio (porphyrio) poliocephalus

Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus

Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax ?

Great Indian Bustard Otis nigriceps

Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata

Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis

Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus

Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus

Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus

Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis

Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus

European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria

Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva

Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula

Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus

Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius

Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus

Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus

Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii

Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus

Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Yellow-wattled Lapwing Vanellus malabaricus

River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii

Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus

Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus

Sociable Plover Vanellus gregarius

White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus

Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola

Solitary Snipe Gallinago solitaria

Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola

Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura

Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala

Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

Great Snipe Gallinago media

Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus

'Western' Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

'Eastern' Black-tailed Godwit Limosa (limosa) melanuroides

Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica

Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus

Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata

Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus

Common Redshank Tringa totanus

Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia

Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer

Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis

Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus

Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola

Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus

Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos

Grey-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopacea

Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus

Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris

Red Knot Calidris canutus

Sanderling Calidris alba

Little Stint Calidris minuta

Rufous-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis

Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii

Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea

Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus

Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis

Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus

Ruff Philomachus pugnax

Ibisbill Ibidorhyncha struthersii

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus

Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta

Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus

Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius

Crab-plover Dromas ardeola

Indian Stone-curlew Burhinus indicus

Great Thick-knee Esacus recurvirostris

Beach Thick-knee Esacus magnirostris

Jerdon's Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus

Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor

Indian Courser Cursorius coromandelicus

Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola

Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum

Small Pratincole Glareola lactea

Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica

South Polar Skua Catharacta maccormicki ?

Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus

Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus ?

Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii ?

Mew Gull Larus canus

Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini

'Steppe' Gull Larus heuglini barabensis

Great Black-headed Gull Larus ichthyaetus

Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus

Common Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus

Slender-billed Gull Larus genei

Little Gull Larus minutus

Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla ?

Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica

Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis

Great Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii

Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis

River Tern Sterna aurantia

Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii

Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea ?

Little Tern Sterna albifrons

Saunders's Tern Sterna saundersi

White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa

Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda

Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus

Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata

Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida

White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus

Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida

Brown Noddy Anous stolidus

Black Noddy Anous minutus ?

Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris ?

White Tern Gygis alba ?

Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis

Tibetan Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes tibetanus

Pallas's Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus ?

Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus

Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus

Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis

Painted Sandgrouse Pterocles indicus

Snow Pigeon Columba leuconota

Rock Pigeon Columba livia

Hill Pigeon Columba rupestris

Yellow-eyed Pigeon Columba eversmanni

Common Woodpigeon Columba palumbus

Speckled Woodpigeon Columba hodgsonii

Ashy Woodpigeon Columba pulchricollis

Nilgiri Woodpigeon Columba elphinstonii

Pale-capped Woodpigeon Columba punicea

Andaman Woodpigeon Columba palumboides

European Turtle-dove Streptopelia turtur

Oriental Turtle-dove Streptopelia orientalis

Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis

Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis

Red Collared-dove Streptopelia tranquebarica

Eurasian Collared-dove Streptopelia decaocto

Barred Cuckoo-dove Macropygia unchall

Andaman Cuckoo-dove Macropygia rufipennis

Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica

Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica

Orange-breasted Green-pigeon Treron bicinctus

Grey-fronted Green-pigeon Treron affinis

Ashy-headed Green-pigeon Treron phayrei

Andaman Green-pigeon Treron chloropterus

Yellow-footed Green-pigeon Treron phoenicopterus

Thick-billed Green-pigeon Treron curvirostra

Pin-tailed Green-pigeon Treron apicauda

Wedge-tailed Green-pigeon Treron sphenurus

Pied Imperial-pigeon Ducula bicolor

Mountain Imperial-pigeon Ducula badia

Green Imperial-pigeon Ducula aenea

Nicobar Imperial-pigeon Ducula nicobarica

Vernal Hanging Parrot Loriculus vernalis

Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria

Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri

Himalayan Parakeet Psittacula himalayana

Finsch's Parakeet Psittacula finschii

Plum-headed Parakeet Psittacula cyanocephala

Rosy-headed Parakeet Psittacula roseata

Malabar Parakeet Psittacula columboides

Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri

Nicobar Parakeet Psittacula caniceps

Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda

Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis

'Southern' Coucal Centropus (sinensis) parroti

Andaman Coucal Centropus (sinensis) andamanensis

Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis

Sirkeer Malkoha Taccocua leschenaultii

Blue-faced Malkoha Phaenicophaeus viridirostris

Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Clamator coromandus

Jacobin Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus

Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus

Asian Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx maculatus

Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus

Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii

Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus

Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus

'Square-tailed'Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris

'Forked-tailed' Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus (lugubris) dicruroides

Large Hawk-cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides

Common Hawk-cuckoo Hierococcyx varius

Whistling Hawk-cuckoo Hierococcyx nisicolor

Small Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus

Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus

Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Common Barn Owl Tyto alba

Andaman Barn Owl Tyto deroepstroffi

Eastern Grass-owl Tyto longimembris

Oriental Bay Owl Phodilus badius

Andaman Scops-Owl Otus balli

Mountain Scops-Owl Otus spilocephalus

Pallid Scops-Owl Otus brucei

Eurasian Scops-Owl Otus scops

Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia

Nicobar Scops-Owl Otus alius

Indian Scops-Owl Otus bakkamoena

Collared Scops-Owl Otus lettia

Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo

Indian Eagle-owl Bubo bengalensis

Dusky Eagle-owl Bubo coromandus

Forest Eagle-owl Bubo nipalensis

Brown Fish-owl Ketupa zeylonensis

Tawny Fish-owl Ketupa flavipes

Buffy Fish-owl Ketupa ketupu

Mottled Wood-owl Strix ocellata

Brown Wood-owl Strix leptogrammica

Tawny Wood-owl Strix aluco

Himalayan Wood-owl Strix nivicola

Collared Owlet Glaucidium brodiei

Asian Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides

Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum

Little Owl Athene noctua

Spotted Owl Athene brama

Forest Owlet Hetroglaux blewitti

Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus ?

Brown Hawk-owl Ninox scutulata

Hume's Hawk-owl Ninox obscura

Andaman Hawk-owl Ninox affinis

Northern Long-eared Owl Asio otus

Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus

Ceylon Frogmouth Batrachostomus moniliger

Hodgson's Frogmouth Batrachostomus hodgsoni

Great Eared-nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis

Indian Jungle Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus

Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus jotaka

European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus

Syke's Nightjar Caprimulgus mahrattensis

Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus

Jerdon's Nightjar Caprimulgus atripennis

Andaman Nightjar Caprimulgus andamanicus

Indian Little Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus

Savanna Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis

White-bellied Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta

Indian Swiftlet Aerodramus unicolor

Himalayan Swiftlet Aerodramus brevirostris

Edible-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus fuciphagus

Indian White-rumped Spinetail Zoonavena sylvatica

White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudatus

Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis

Brown-throated Needletail Hirundapus giganteus

Asian Palm-swift Cypsiurus balasiensis

Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba

Common Swift Apus apus

Pacific Swift Apus pacificus

Dark-rumped Swift Apus acuticauda

Little Swift Apus affinis

Crested Treeswift Hemiprocne coronata

Malabar Trogon Harpactes fasciatus

Red-headed Trogon Harpactes erythrocephalus

Ward's Trogon Harpactes wardi

Blyth's Kingfisher Alcedo hercules

Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis

Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting

Black-backed Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx erithaca

Rufous-backed Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx rufidorsa ?

Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis

Brown-winged Kingfisher Pelargopsis amauroptera

Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda

White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis

Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata

Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris

Himalayan Pied Kingfisher Ceryle lugubris

Lesser Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis

Blue-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis athertoni

Little Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus

Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus

European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti

European Roller Coracias garrulus

Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis

Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis

Common Hoopoe Upupa epos

Malabar Grey Hornbill Ocyceros griseus

Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris

Malabar Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros coronatus

Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris

Great Pied Hornbill Buceros bicornis

White-throated Brown Hornbill Ptilolaemus austeni

Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis

Wreathed Hornbill Aceros undulatus

Narcondam Hornbill Aceros narcondami

Great Barbet Megalaima virens

Brown-headed Barbet Megalaima zeylanica

Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata

White-cheeked Barbet Megalaima viridis

Golden-throated Barbet Megalaima franklinii

Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica

Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima australis

Malabar Barbet Megalaima malabarica

Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala

Yellow-rumped Honeyguide Indicator xanthonotus

Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla

Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus

White-browed Piculet Sasia ochracea

Indian Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos nanus

Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus

Brown-fronted Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos auriceps

Fulvous-breasted Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei

Spot-breasted Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos analis

Stripe-breasted Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos atratus

Yellow-fronted Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis

Crimson-breasted Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos cathpharius

Darjeeling Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos darjellensis

Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major

Sind Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos assimilis

Himalayan Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos himalayensis

Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Hypopicus hyperythrus

Rufous Woodpecker Micropternus brachyurus

White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis

Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei

Lesser Yellownape Picus chloropus

Greater Yellownape Picus flavinucha

Steak-breasted Woodpecker Picus viridanus

Steak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus

Scaly-bellied Woodpecker Picus squamatus

Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus

Himalayan Flameback Dinopium shorii

Common Flameback Dinopium javanense

Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense

Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus

White-naped Flameback Chrysocolaptes festivus

Pale-headed Woodpecker Gecinulus grantia

Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis

Heart-spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente

Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus

PASSERINES

Silver-breasted Broadbill Serilophus lunatus

Long-tailed Broadbill Psarisomus dalhousiae

Blue-naped Pitta Pitta nipalensis

Blue Pitta Pitta cyanea

Hooded Pitta Pitta sordida

Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura

Mangrove Pitta Pitta megarhyncha

Singing Bushlark Mirafra cantillans

Indian Bushlark Mirafra erythroptera

Jerdon's Bushlark Mirafra affinis

Bengal Bushlark Mirafra assamica

Ashy-crowned Finch-lark Eremopterix griseus

Black-crowned Finch-lark Eremopterix nigriceps

Rufous-tailed Lark Ammomanes pheonicura

Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti

Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata

Tibetan Lark Melanocorypha maxima

Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla

Hume's Short-toed Lark Calandrella acutirostris

Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens

Sand Lark Calandrella raytal

Crested Lark Galerida cristata

Malabar Lark Galerida malabarica

Sykes's Lark Galerida deva

Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis

Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula

Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris

Greater Hoopoe Lark Alaemon alaudipes

Common Sand-martin Riparia riparia

Pale Sand-martin Riparia diluta

Grey-throated Sand-martin Riparia chinensis

Eurasian Crag-martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris

Pale Crag-martin Ptyonoprogne obsoleta ?

Dusky Crag-martin Ptyonoprogne concolor

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

House Swallow Hirundo tahitica

Hill Swallow Hirundo domicola

Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii

Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica

Striated Swallow Hirundo striolata

Streak-throated Swallow Hirundo fluvicola

Nepal House-martin Delichon nipalense

Asian House-martin Delichon dasypus

Northern House-martin Delichon urbicum

Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus

White Wagtail Motacilla alba

White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis

Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola

Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava

Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea

Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi

Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus

Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris

Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii

Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis

Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis

Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni

Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis ?

Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus

Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus

Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta

Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens

Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis

Upland Pipit Anthus sylvanus

Large Cuckooshrike Coracina macei

Andaman Cuckooshrike Coracina dobsoni

Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos

Black-headed Cuckooshrike Coracina melanoptera

Pied Triller Lalage nigra

Rosy Minivet Pericrocotus roseus

Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus

Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

White-bellied Minivet Pericrocotus erythropygius

Grey-chinned Minivet Pericrocotus solaris

Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus

Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris

Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus specious

Orange Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus

Pied Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus

Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis gularis

Malabar Woodshrike Tephrodornis sylvicola

Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus

Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus ?

Grey Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus

Asian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi

Black-naped Blue Monarch Hypothymis azurea

Mangrove Whistler Pachycephala grisola

White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola

White-spotted Fantail Rhipidura albogularis

White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis

Yellow-bellied Fantail Rhipidura hypoxantha

Crested Finchbill Spizixos canifrons

Striated Bulbul Pynconotus striatus

Grey-headed Bulbul Pynconotus priocephalus

Black-headed Bulbul Pynconotus atriceps

Andaman Bulbul Pynconotus fuscoflavescens

Black-crested Bulbul Pynconotus flaviventris

Flame-throated Bulbul Pynconotus gularis

Red-whiskered Bulbul Pynconotus jocosus

White-eared Bulbul Pynconotus leucotis

Himalayan Bulbul Pynconotus leucogenys

Red-vented Bulbul Pynconotus cafer

Yellow-throated Bulbul Pynconotus xantholaemus

Flavescent Bulbul Pynconotus flavescens

White-browed Bulbul Pynconotus luteolus

White-throated Bulbul Alophoixus flaveolus

Olive Bulbul Iole virescens

Yellow-browed Bulbul Iole indica

Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala

Mountain Bulbul Hypsipetes mcclellandi

Himalayan Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus

Square-tailed Black Bulbul Hypsipetes ganeesa

Nicobar Bulbul Hypsipetes nicobariensis

Common Iora Aegithina tiphia

Marshall's Iora Aegithina nigrolutea

Gold-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons

Blue-winged Leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis

Jerdon's Leafbird Chloropsis jerdoni

Orange-bellied Leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii

Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio

Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus

Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus

Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides

Bay-backed Shrike Lanius vittatus

Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach

Grey-backed Shrike Lanius tephronotus

Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor ?

Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis

Brown Dipper Cinclus pallasii

White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus

Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes

Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris

Altai Accentor Prunella himalayana

Robin Accentor Prunella rubeculoides

Rufous-breasted Accentor Prunella strophiata

Brown Accentor Prunella fulvescens

Black-throated Accentor Prunella atrogularis

Maroon-backed Accentor Prunella immaculata

Pied Ground-thrush Zoothera wardii

Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina

Siberian Thrush Zoothera sibirica

Plain-backed Thrush Zoothera mollissima

Long-tailed Thrush Zoothera dixoni

Small-billed Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma

Nilgiri Thrush Zoothera neilgherriensis

Long-billed Ground-thrush Zoothera monticola

Dark-sided Ground-thrush Zoothera marginata

Tickell's Thrush Turdus unicolor

Black-breasted Thrush Turdus dissimilis

White-collared Blackbird Turdus albocinctus

Grey-winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul

Tibetan Blackbird Turdus maximus

Indian Blackbird Turdus simillimus

Chestnut Thrush Turdus rubrocanus

Kessler's Thrush Turdus kessleri ?

Grey-sided Thrush Turdus feae

Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus

Red-throated Thrush Turdus (ruficollis) ruficollis

Black-throated Thrush Turdus (ruficollis) atrogularis

Dusky Thrush Turdus (naumanni) eunomus

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos

Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus

Malabar Whistling-thrush Myophonus horsfieldii

Blue Whistling-thrush Myophonus caeruleus

Purple Cochoa Cochoa purpurea

Green Cochoa Cochoa viridis

Nicobar Jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias nicobaricus

Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata

Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica

Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica

Rusty-tailed Flycatcher Muscicapa ruficauda

Brown-breasted Flycatcher Muscicapa muttui

Ferruginous Flycatcher Muscicapa ferruginea

Yellow-rumped Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia

Slaty-backed Flycatcher Ficedula hodgsonii

Orange-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula strophiata

Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva

Red-throated Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla

Kashmir Flycatcher Ficedula subrubra

White-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula monileger

Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra

Little Pied Flycatcher Ficedula westermanni

Ultramarine Flycatcher Ficedula superciliaris

Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor

Sapphire Flycatcher Ficedula sapphira

Black and Orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa

Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassinus

Dusky Blue Flycatcher Eumyias sordidus

Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus

Large Niltava Niltava grandis

Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae

Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara

Vivid Niltava Niltava (vivida) oatesi

White-tailed Blue Flycatcher Cyornis concretus

White-bellied Blue Flycatcher Cyornis pallipes

Pale-chinned Flycatcher Cyornis poliogenys

Pale Blue Flycatcher Cyornis unicolor

Blue-throated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides

Large Blue Flycatcher Cyornis magnirostris

Hill Blue Flycatcher Cyornis banyumas

Tickell's Blue Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae

Pygmy Blue Flycatcher Muscicapella hodgsoni

Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis

Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush Monticola saxatilis

Chestnut-bellied Rock-thrush Monticola rufiventris

Blue-headed Rock-thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus

Blue Rock-thrush Monticola solitarius

Grandala Grandala coelicolor

Gould's Shortwing Hetroxenicus stellatus

Rusty-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra

Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx leucophrys

White-browed Shortwing Brachypteryx montana

Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope

Himalayan Rubythroat Luscinia pectoralis

Bluethroat Luscinia svecica

Firethroat Luscinia pectardens

Indian Blue Robin Luscinia brunnea

Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane

Himalayan Red-flanked Bush-robin Tarsiger rufilatus

Northern Red-flanked Bush-robin Tarsiger cyanurus ?

Golden Bush-robin Tarsiger chrysaeus

White-browed Bush-robin Tarsiger indicus

Rufous-breasted Bush-robin Tarsiger hyperythrus

Rufous-tailed Scrub-robin Cercotrichas galactotes

Oriental Magpie-robin Copsychus saularis

White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus

Andaman Shama Copsychus albiventris

Indian Black Robin Saxicoloides fulicatus

Eversmann's Redstart Phoenicurus erythronotus

Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros

Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus ?

Hodgson's Redstart Phoenicurus hodgsoni

White-throated Redstart Phoenicurus schisticeps

Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus

White-winged Redstart Phoenicurus erythrogastus

Blue-fronted Redstart Phoenicurus frontalis

Blue-capped Redstart Phoenicurus coeruleocephala

White-capped River-chat Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

Plumbeous Water-redstart Chaimarrornis fuliginosa

Hodgson's Blue Robin Hodgsonius phaenicuroides

White-tailed Blue Robin Myiomela leucura

White-bellied Blue Robin Myiomela albiventris

Nilgiri Blue Robin Myiomela major

Blue-fronted Blue Robin Cinclidium frontale

Little Forktail Enicurus scouleri

Black-backed Forktail Enicurus immaculatus

Slaty-backed Forktail Enicurus schistaceus

White-crowned Forktail Enicurus leschenaulti

Spotted Forktail Enicurus maculatus

White-browed Bushchat Saxicola macrorhynchus

White-throated Bushchat Saxicola insignis

Common Bushchat Saxicola torquatus

White-tailed Bushchat Saxicola leucurus

Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata

Jerdon's Bushchat Saxicola jerdoni

Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferreus

Hume's Wheatear Oenanthe albonigra

Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii ?

Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata

Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka

Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe chrysopygia

Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti

Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina

Brown Rock-chat Cercomela fusca

White-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax albogularis

White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus

Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax monileger

Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax pectoralis

Striated Laughingthrush Grammatoptila striata

Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush Dryonastes nuchalis

Yellow-throated Laughingthrush Dryonastes galbanus

Wynaad Laughingthrush Dryonastes delesserti

Rufous-vented Laughingthrush Dryonastes gularis

Rufous-necked Laughingthrush Dryonastes ruficollis

White-browed Laughingthrush Dryonastes sannio

Grey-sided Laughingthrush Dryonastes caerulatus

Spot-breasted Laughingthrush Stactocichla merulina

Ashy Laughingthrush Ianthocincla cineracea

Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush Ianthocincla rufogularis

Spotted Laughingthrush Ianthocincla ocellata

Brown-capped Laughingthrush Ianthocincla austeni

Variegated Laughingthrush Trochalopteron variegatum

Kerala Laughingthrush Trochalopteron fairbanki

Black-chinned Laughingthrush Trochalopteron cachinnans

Streaked Laughingthrush Trochalopteron lineatum

Bhutan Laughingthrush Trochalopteron imbricatum

Striped Laughingthrush Trochalopteron virgatum

Blue-winged Laughingthrush Trochalopteron squamatum

Scaly Laughingthrush Trochalopteron subunicolor

Black-faced Laughingthrush Trochalopteron affine

Red-headed Laughingthrush Trochalopteron erythrocephalum

Assam Laughingthrush Trochalopteron chrysopterum

Red-faced Liocichla Liocichla phoenicea

Bugun Liocichla Liocichla bugunorum

Cutia Cutia nipalensis

Abbott's Babbler Malacocincla abbotti

Buff-breasted Babbler Pellorneum tickelli

Spot-throated Babbler Pellorneum albiventre

Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre

Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps

Large Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus hypoleucos

Spot-breasted Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus erythrocnemis

Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus erythrogenys

Indian Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus (schisticeps) horsfieldii

White-browed Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps

Streak-breasted Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus ruficollis

Long-billed Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps

Coral-billed Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus ferruginosus

Slender-billed Scimitar-babbler Xiphirhynchus superciliaris

Long-billed Wren-babbler Rimator malacoptilus

Streaked Wren-babbler Napothera brevicaudata

Eyebrowed Wren-babbler Napothera epilepidota

Scaly-breasted Wren-babbler Pnoepyga albiventer

Pygmy Wren-babbler Pnoepyga pusilla

Nepal Wren-babbler Pnoepyga immaculata

Rufous-throated Wren-babbler Spelaeornis caudatus

Mishmi Wren-babbler Spelaeornis badeigularis

Bar-winged Wren-babbler Spelaeornis troglodytoides

Spotted Wren-babbler Spelaeornis formosus

Naga Wren-babbler Spelaeornis chocolatinus

Grey-bellied Wren-babbler Spelaeornis reptatus ?

Chin Hills Wren-babbler Spelaeornis oatesi

Tawny-breasted Wren-babbler Spelaeornis longicaudatus

Sikkim Wedge-billed Babbler Sphenocichla humei

Cachar Wedge-billed Babbler Sphenocichla roberti

Rufous-fronted Babbler Stachyris rufifrons

Rufous-capped Babbler Stachyris ruficeps

Black-chinned Babbler Stachyris pyrrhops

Golden Babbler Stachyris chrysaea

Grey-throated Babbler Stachyris nigriceps

Snowy-throated Babbler Stachyris oglei

Tawny-bellied Babbler Dumetia hyperythra

Dark-fronted Babbler Rhopocichla atriceps

Striped Tit-babbler Macronous gularis

Chestnut-capped Babbler Timalia pileata

Yellow-eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense

Jerdon's Babbler Chrysomma altirostre

Common Babbler Turdoides caudata

Striated Babbler Turdoides earlei

Slender-billed Babbler Turdoides longirostris

Large Grey Babbler Turdoides malcolmi

Indian Rufous Babbler Turdoides subrufa

Jungle Babbler Turdoides striata

Yellow-billed Babbler Turdoides affinis

Mount Victoria Babax Babax (lanceolatus) woodi

Silver-eared Mesia Leiothrix Leiothrix argentauris

Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea

Indian White-hooded Babbler Gampsorhynchus rufulus

Rusty-fronted Barwing Actinodura egertoni

Hoary-throated Barwing Actinodura nipalensis

Streak-throated Barwing Actinodura waldeni

Blue-winged Minla Minla cyanouroptera

Bar-throated Minla Minla strigula

Red-tailed Minla Minla ignotincta

Golden-breasted Fulvetta Alcippe chrysotis

Yellow-throated Fulvetta Alcippe cinerea

Rufous-winged Fulvetta Alcippe castaneceps

White-browed Fulvetta Alcippe vinipectus

Manipur Fulvetta Alcippe manipurensis

Brown-throated Fulvetta Alcippe ludlowi

Rufous-throated Fulvetta Alcippe rufogularis

Rusty-capped Fulvetta Alcippe dubia

Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala

Nepal Fulvetta Alcippe nipalensis

Rufous-backed Sibia Heterophasia annectans

Rufous Sibia Heterophasia capistrata

Grey Sibia Heterophasia gracilis

Beautiful Sibia Heterophasia pulchella

Long-tailed Sibia Heterophasia picaoides

Striated Yuhina Staphida castaniceps

White-naped Yuhina Yuhina bakeri

Whiskered Yuhina Yuhina flavicollis

Stripe-throated Yuhina Yuhina gularis

Rufous-vented Yuhina Yuhina occipitalis

Black-chinned Yuhina Yuhina nigrimenta

Fire-tailed Myzornis Myzornis pyrrhoura

Great Parrotbill Conostoma oemodium

Brown Parrotbill Paradoxornis unicolor

Grey-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis gularis

Black-breasted Parrotbill Paradoxornis flavirostris

Spot-breasted Parrotbill Paradoxornis guttaticollis

Fulvous Parrotbill Paradoxornis fulvifrons

Black-throated Parrotbill Paradoxornis nipalensis

Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis atrosuperciliaris

Greater Rufous-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis ruficeps

Black-headed Shrike-babbler Pteruthius rufiventer

White-browed Shrike-babbler Pteruthius flaviscapis

Green Shrike-babbler Pteruthius xanthochlorus

Black-eared Shrike-babbler Pteruthius melanotis

Chestnut-fronted Shrike-babbler Pteruthius aenobarbus

White-bellied Erpornis Erpornis zantholeuca

Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis

Bright-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis

Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia burnesii

Swamp Prinia Prinia cinerascens

Striated Prinia Prinia crinigera

Black-throated Prinia Prinia atrogularis

Hill Prinia Prinia superciliaris

Rufous-fronted Prinia Prinia buchanani

Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla

Rufescent Prinia Prinia rufescens

Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii

Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis

Yellow-belied Prinia Prinia flaviventris

Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis

Jungle Prinia Prinia sylvatica

Plain Prinia Prinia inornata

Mountain Tailorbird Orthotomus cuculatus

Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius

Black-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis

Chestnut-headed Tesia Tesia castaneocoronata

Slaty-bellied Tesia Tesia olivea

Yellow-browed Tesia Tesia cyaniventer

Pale-footed Bush-warbler Cettia pallidipes

Large Bush-warbler Cettia major

Grey-sided Bush-warbler Cettia brunnifrons

Manchurian Bush-warbler Cettia canturians ?

Strong-footed Bush-warbler Cettia fortipes

'Himalayan' Aberrant Bush-warbler Cettia flavolivacea

'Manipur' Aberrant Bush-warbler Cettia flavolivacea weberi

Hume's Bush-warbler Cettia brunnescens

Cetti's Bush-warbler Cettia cetti

Spotted Bush-warbler Bradypterus thoracicus

Long-billed Bush-warbler Bradypterus major

Chinese Bush-warbler Bradypterus tacsanowskius

Brown Bush-warbler Bradypterus luteoventris

Russet Bush-warbler Bradypterus mandelli

Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata

Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia

Rusty-rumped Warbler Locustella certhiola

Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon

Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola

Blunt-winged Reed-warbler Acrocephalus concinens

Blyth's Reed-warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum

Great Reed-warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus ?

Oriental Reed-warbler Acrocephalus orientalis

Indian Reed-warbler Acrocephalus (stentoreus) brunnescens

Large-billed Reed-warbler Acrocephalus orinus

Thick-billed Reed-warbler Acrocephalus aedon

Sykes's Warbler Hippolais rama

Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata

Siberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus (collybita) tristis

Mountain Chiffchaff Phylloscopus sindianus

Plain Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus neglectus ?

Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus

Smoky Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus fuligiventer

Tickell's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus affinis

Buff-throated Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus subaffinis

Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus

Orange-barred Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus pulcher

Grey-faced Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus maculipennis

Lemon-rumped Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus chloronotus

Brook's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus subviridis

Yellow-browed Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus inornatus

Mandelli's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus (humei) mandellii

Hume's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus humei

Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis ?

Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides

Bright-green Warbler Phylloscopus nitidus

Pale-legged Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus tenellipes ?

Large-billed Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris

Tytler's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus tytleri

Western Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus occipitalis

Eastern Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus ?

Blyth's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus reguloides

Yellow-vented Warbler Phylloscopus canator

Grey-hooded Warbler Phylloscopus xanthoschistos

Green-crowned Warbler Seicercus burkii

Whistler's Warbler Seicercus whistleri

Grey-crowned Warbler Seicercus tephrocephalus

White-spectacled Warbler Seicercus affinis

Grey-cheeked Warbler Seicercus poliogenys

Chestnut-crowned Warbler Seicercus castaniceps

Broad-billed Warbler Tickellia hodgsoni

Rufous-faced Warbler Abroscopus albogularis

Black-faced Warbler Abroscopus schisticeps

Yellow-bellied Warbler Abroscopus superciliaris

Striated Grassbird Megalurus palustris

Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striata

Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis

Indian Broad-tailed Grass-warbler Schoenicola platyurus

Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria

Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca

'Desert' Whitethroat Sylvia (curruca) minula

Hume's Whitethroat Sylvia althaea

Eastern Orphean Warbler Sylvia crassirostris

Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis

Asian Desert Warbler Sylvia nana

White-browed Tit-warbler Leptopoecile sophiae

Goldcrest Regulus regulus

White-throated Tit Aegithalos niveogularis

Red-headed Tit Aegithalos concinnus

Rufous-fronted Tit Aegithalos iouschistos

White-crowned Penduline Tit Remiz coronatus

Fire-capped Tit Cephalopyrus flammiceps

Rufous-naped Tit Parus rufonuchalis

Rufous-vented Tit Parus rubidiventris

Spot-winged Tit Parus melanolophus

Coal Tit Parus ater

Grey-crested Tit Parus dichrous

Great Tit Parus major

Green-backed Tit Parus monticolus

White-naped Tit Parus nuchalis

Black-lored Yellow Tit Parus xanthogenys

Indian Yellow Tit Parus aplonotus

Black-spotted Yellow Tit Parus spilonotus

Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea

Yellow-browed Tit Sylviparus modestus

Ground-tit Pseudopodoces humilis

Chestnut-vented Nuthatch Sitta nagaensis

Kashmir Nuthatch Sitta cashmirensis

Indian Nuthatch Sitta castanea

Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta cinnamoventris

White-tailed Nuthatch Sitta himalayensis

White-cheeked Nuthatch Sitta leucopsis

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis

Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa

Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria

Eurasian Treecreeper Certhia familiaris

Bar-tailed Treecreeper Certhia himalayana

Rusty-flanked Treecreeper Certhia nipalensis

Brown-throated Treecreeper Certhia discolor

Spotted Creeper Salpornis spilonotus

Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile

Yellow-vented Flowerpecker Dicaeum chrysorrheum

Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker Dicaeum melanoxanthum

Orange-bellied Flowerpecker Dicaeum trigonostigma

Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorynchos

Nicobar Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor

Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum minullum

Andaman Flowerpecker Dicaeum virescens

Fire-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectus

Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum

Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Chalcoparia singalensis

Purple-rumped Sunbird Leptocoma zeylonica

Small Sunbird Leptocoma minima

Van Hasselt's Sunbird Leptocoma brasiliana

Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis

Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus

Loten's Sunbird Cinnyris lotenius

Mrs Gould's Sunbird Aethopyga gouldiae

Green-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga nipalensis

Black-breasted Sunbird Aethopyga saturata

Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja

Vigors's Sunbird Aethopyga vigorsii

Fire-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga ignicauda

Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra

Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna

Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus

Crested Bunting Melophus lathami

Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella ?

Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalus

Rock Bunting Emberiza cia

Grey-necked Bunting Emberiza buchanani

Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana

White-capped Bunting Emberiza stewarti

Striolated Bunting Emberiza striolata

Chestnut-eared Bunting Emberiza fucata

Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla

Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola

Chestnut Bunting Emberiza rutila

Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala

Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps

Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala

Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus

Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra

Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Brambling Fringilla montifringilla ?

Fire-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus

Himalayan Greenfinch Carduelis spinoides

Black-headed Greenfinch Carduelis ambigua ?

Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus

Tibetan Siskin Carduelis thibetana

Eurasian Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis

European Linnet Acanthis cannabina ?

Twite Acanthis flavirostris ?

Plain Mountain-finch Leucosticte nemoricola

Brandt's Mountain-finch Leucosticte brandti

Red-browed Finch Callacanthis burtoni

Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus

Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus

Blandford's Rosefinch Carpodacus rubescens

Dark-breasted Rosefinch Carpodacus nipalensis

Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus

Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch Carpodacus pulcherrimus

Vinaceous Rosefinch Carpodacus vinaceus

Pink-browed Rosefinch Carpodacus rodochroa

Dark-rumped Rosefinch Carpodacus edwardsii

Spot-winged Rosefinch Carpodacus rodopeplus

Blyth's Rosefinch Carpodacus grandis

Himalayan White-browed Rosefinch Carpodacus thura

Streaked Great Rosefinch Carpodacus rubicilloides

Spotted Great Rosefinch Carpodacus severtzovi

Red-fronted Rosefinch Carpodacus punicea

Crimson-browed Finch Propyrrhula subhimachala

Scarlet Finch Haematospiza sipahi

Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra

Brown Bullfinch Pyrrhula nipalensis

Orange Bullfinch Pyrrhula aurantiaca

Red-headed Bullfinch Pyrrhula erythrocephala

Grey-headed Bullfinch Pyrrhula erythaca

Gold-naped Finch Pyrrhoplectes epauletta

Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes ?

Black and Yellow Grosbeak Mycerobas icterioides

Collared Grosbeak Mycerobas affinis

Spot-winged Grosbeak Mycerobas melanozanthos

White-winged Grosbeak Mycerobas carnipes

Red Avadavat Amandava amandava

Green Avadavat Amandava formosa

Indian Silverbill Euodice malabarica

White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata

Black-throated Munia Lonchura kelaarti

Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata

Chestnut Munia Lonchura atricapilla

Tricoloured Munia Lonchura malacca

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis

Sind Sparrow Passer pyrrhonotus

Cinnamon Sparrow Passer rutilans

Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus

Yellow-throated Sparrow Petronia xanthocollis

Rock Sparrow Petronia petronia ?

Black-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla adamsi

White-rumped Snowfinch Onychostruthus taczanowskii

Rufous-necked Snowfinch Pyrgilauda ruficollis

Plain-backed Snowfinch Pyrgilauda blanfordi

Black-breasted Weaver Ploceus benghalensis

Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar

Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus

Finn's Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus

Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis

Spot-winged Starling Saroglossa spiloptera

Grey-headed Starling Sturnia malabarica

Malabar White-headed Starling Sturnia blythii

Andaman White-headed Starling Sturnia erythropygia

Daurian Starling Sturnia sturnina

Brahminy Starling Temenuchus pagodarum

Rosy Starling Sturnus roseus

Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Asian Pied Starling Gracupica contra

Common Myna Acridotheres tristis

Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus

Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus

White-vented Myna Acridotheres grandis

Collared Myna Acridotheres albocinctus

Gold-crested Myna Ampeliceps coronatus ?

Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa

Lesser Hill Myna Gracula indica

European Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus

Indian Golden Oriole Oriolus kundoo

Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis

Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris

Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus

Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii

Asian Fairy Bluebird Irene puella

Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus

Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus

White-bellied Drongo Dicrurus caerulescens

Crow-billed Drongo Dicrurus annectans

Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus

Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer

Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus

Andaman Drongo Dicrurus andamanensis

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus

Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus

White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus

Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius

Black-headed Jay Garrulus lanceolatus

Yellow-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa flavirostris

Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythrorhyncha

Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis

Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda

Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae

White-bellied Treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra

Collared Treepie Dendrocitta frontalis

Andaman Treepie Dendrocitta bayleyi

Eurasian Magpie Pica pica

Larger-spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga multipunctata

Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes

Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax

Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus

Eurasian Jackdaw Coloeus monedula

House Crow Corvus splendens

Rook Corvus frugilegus

Carrion Crow Corvus corone

Hooded Crow Corvus (corone) cornix

Large-billed Crow Corvus (macrorynchos) japonensis

Eastern Jungle Crow Corvus (macrorynchos) levaillantii

Indian Crow Corvus (macrorynchos) culminatus

Common Raven Corvus corax


Checklist as per "An Annotated Checklist of the Birds of the Oriental Region"


[Note: Bugun Liocichla was discovered post the publication of the book]

Reference and source:
Rasmussen, P.C. & Anderton, J.C. 2005. Birds of South Asia. The Ripley Guide. Vols. 1 and 2. Smithsonian Institution and Lynx Edicions, Washington, D.C. and Barcelona

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