Birds of India

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Threatened
Birds of India


List of 170 Endangered birds of India

Updated: August 2017

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (17)
Himalayan Quail Ophrysia superciliosa
Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa caryophyllacea
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis
Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus
Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps
Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis
Siberian Crane Grus leucogeranus
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus
Jerdon's Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus
Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti
Bugun liocichla (Liocichla bugunorum)

ENDANGERED (19)
Manipur Bush-quail Perdicula manipurensis
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus
White-winged Duck Cairina scutulata
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala
Narcondam Hornbill Aceros narcondami
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personata
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug
Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus
Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer
Nilgiri Blue Robin Myiomela major
White-bellied Blue Robin Myiomela albiventris
Nilgiri Laughingthrush Trochalopteron cachinnans
Banasura Laughingthrush Trochalopteron jerdoni
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola

VULNERABLE (54)
Nicobar Scrubfowl Megapodius nicobariensis
Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis
Chestnut-breasted Partridge Arborophila mandellii
Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus
Blyth's Tragopan Tragopan blythii
Sclater's Monal Lophophorus sclateri
Cheer Pheasant Catreus wallichii
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus
Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Andaman Teal Anas albogularis
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus
Woolly-necked stork Ciconia episcopus
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus
Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri
Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila hastata
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca
McQueen's Bustard Chlamydotis undulata
Sarus Crane Grus antigone
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Yellow-eyed Pigeon Columba eversmanni
Nilgiri Wood-pigeon Columba elphinstonii
Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis
Dark-rumped Swift Apus acuticauda
White-naped Tit Parus nuchalis
Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla
Yellow-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus
Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striata
Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyura
Travancore Laughingthrush Trochalopteron meridionale
Rusty-throated Wren-babbler Spelaeornis badeigularis
Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre
Tawny-breasted Wren-babbler Spelaeornis longicaudatus
Snowy-throated Babbler Stachyris oglei
Jerdon's Babbler Chrysomma altirostre
Slender-billed Babbler Turdoides longirostris
Black-breasted Parrotbill Paradoxornis flavirostris
Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa
Grey-sided Thrush Turdus feae
Stoliczka's Bushchat Saxicola macrorhynchos
Hodgson's Bushchat Saxicola insignis
Kashmir Flycatcher Ficedula subrubra
Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis
Finn's Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus
Green Avadavat Amandava formosa

NEAR THREATENED (80)
Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica
White-cheeked Partridge Arborophila atrogularis
Satyr Tragopan Tragopan satyra
Mrs. Hume's Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae
Falcated Duck Anas falcata
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca
Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor
Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala
Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
Lesser Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga humilis
Grey-headed Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus
Lammergeyer Gypaetus barbatus
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus
Great Nicobar Serpent-eagle Spilornis klossi
Andaman Serpent-eagle Spilornis elgini
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus
Laggar Falcon Falco jugger
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax
Andaman Crake Rallina canningi
Great Thick-knee Esacus recurvirostris
Beach Thick-knee Esacus giganteus
Great Snipe Gallinago media
Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes (H)
River Tern Sterna aurantia
Jouanin's Petrel Bulweria fallax
Swinhoe's Storm-petrel Hydrobates monorhis
Andaman Wood-pigeon Columba palumboides
Andaman Cuckoo-dove Macropygia rufipennis
Ashy-headed Green-pigeon Treron phayrei
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
Nicobar Parakeet Psittacula caniceps
Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii
Blossom-headed Parakeet Psittacula roseata
Derbyan Parakeet Psittacula derbiana
Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri
Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda
Andaman Scops-owl Otus balli
Andaman Hawk-owl Ninox affini
Ward's Trogon Harpactes wardi1
European Roller Coracias garrulus
Brown-winged Kingfisher Halcyon amauroptera
Blyth's Kingfisher Alcedo hercules
Brown Hornbill Anorrhinus austeni
Malabar Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros coronatus
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
Yellow-rumped Honeyguide Indicator xanthonotus
Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei
Mangrove Pitta Pitta megarhyncha
Andaman Drongo Dicrurus andamanensis
Andaman Treepie Dendrocitta bayleii
Nicobar Bulbul Hypsipetes nicobariensis
Grey-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus priocephalus
Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia burnesii
Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis
Long-billed Bush Warbler Bradypterus major
Tytler's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus tytleri
Rufous-throated Wren Babbler Spelaeornis caudatus
Long-tailed Wren Babbler Spelaeornis chocolatinus
Blackish-breasted Babbler Stachyris humei
Chevron-breasted Babbler Stachyris roberti
Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush Garrulax nuchalis
Palani Laughingthrush Trochalopteron fairbanki
Rusty-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra
Firethroat Luscinia pectardens
Black-and-orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa
Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudata

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CRITICALLY ENDANGERED
A taxon is Critically Endangered when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Critically Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.
ENDANGERED
A taxon is Endangered when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.
VULNERABLE
A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
NEAR THREATENED
A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future
Source: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds at http://www.birdlife.org

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