Sewri Mudflats, Mumbai
Checklist of Birds

~ presented by Birds of India


Compiled by Adesh Shivkar


A: Abundant; C: Common; S: Scarce; O: Occasional; W: Winter visitor; LM:Local migrant; P: Passage, R: Resident

 

Family: Dendrocygndiae

Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica O, LM

 

Family: Anatidae

Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos S, P

Garganey Anas querquedula S, W

 

Family: Megalaimidae

Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala C, R

 

Family: Upupidae

Common Hoopoe Upupa epops S,W

 

Family: Coraciidae

Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis S,P

 

Family: Alcedinidae

Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis C, LM

 

Family: Halcyonidae

White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis C, R

Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata O, W

 

Family: Meropidae

Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis C, LM

Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus O, P

 

Family: Cuculidae

Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus S, LM

Common Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius S, LM

Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea C, R

 

Family: Centropodidae

Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis C, R

 

Family: Psittacidae

Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria C, R

Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri C, R

 

Family: Apodidae

Asian Palm Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis C, LM

House Swift Apus affinis C, R


 

Family: Columbidae

Rock Pigeon Columba livia A, R

Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis S, R


 

Family: Rallidae

White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus O, R

Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca S, LM

 

Family: Scolopacidae

Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago S, M

Tringinae

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa A, W

Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica S, W

Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus O, W

Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata C, W

Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus O, W

Common Redshank Tringa tetanus C, W

Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis O, W

Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia C, W

Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus O, W

Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola O, W

Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus O, W

Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos C, W

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres S, W

Sanderling Calidris alba S, W

Little Stint Calidris minuta A, W

Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii C, W

Dunlin Calidris alpine S, W

Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea A, W

Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus O, W

Ruff Philomachus pugnax O, W

 

Family: Charadriidae

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus S, W

Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta S, W

Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva S, W

Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola O, W

Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius C, W

Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus S, W

Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus A, W

Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultia C, W

Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus (Once)

Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus C, R

 

Family: Laridae

Yellow-legged Gull Larus cachinnans C, W

Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini C, W

Pallas's Gull Larus ichthyaetus S, W

Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus C, W

Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus C, W

Slender-billed Gull Larus genei C, W

Sternini

Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica A, W

Caspian Tern Sterna caspia O, W

Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis S, W

Common Tern Sterna hirundo S, W

Little Tern Sterna albifrons C, W

Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus A, W

 

Family: Accipitridae

Pandioninae

Osprey Pandion haliaetus O, W

Accipitrinae

Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus S, P

Black Kite Milvus migrans A, R

Brahminy Kite Haliastur Indus C, LM

White-bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster S, LM

Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus C, W

Shikra Accipiter badius O, LM

Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga S, W

Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis S, W

Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus S, W

 

Family: Falconidae

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus O, W

 

Family: Phalacrocoracidae

Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger C, R

Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis O, R

 

Family: Ardeidae

Little Egret Egretta garzetta C, R

Western Reef Egret Egretta gularis C, R

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea C, LM

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea S, LM

Great Egret Casmerodius albus A, R

Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia C, R

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis C, R

Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii C, R

Little Heron Butorides striatus O, R?

Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax O, R

Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus S, P

 

Family: Phoenicopteridae

Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus rubber C, W

Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor A, W

 

Family: Threskiornithidae

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus S, LM

Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus C, R

Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia S, LM

 

Family: Ciconiidae

Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus (Once)

 

Family: Fregatidae

Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel S, M

 

Family: Laniidae

Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach O, W

 

Family: Corvidae

House Crow Corvus splendens A, R

Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos C, R

Oriolini

Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus O, W

Dicrurinae

White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis C, R

Dicrurini

Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus O, LM

Monarchini

Asian Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone paradise S, W

 

Family: Muscicapidae

Red-throated Flycatcher Ficedula parva S, W

Saxicolini

Bluethroat Luscinia svecica S, W

Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis C, R

Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicata O, R

Siberian Stonechat Saxicola torquata O, M

 

Family: Sturnidae

Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnus malabaricus O, LM

Rosy Starling Sturnus roseus O, W

Asian Pied Starling Sturnus contra C, R

Common Myna Acridotheres tristis C, R

 

Family: Hirundinidae

Dusky Crag Martin Hirundo concolor O, LM

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica C, W

Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii O, LM

Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica C, LM

 

Family: Pycnonotidae

Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus O, R

White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis C. R

Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer C, R

White-browed Bulbul Pycnonotus luteolus S, R

 

Family: Cisticolidae

Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis O, R

Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis C, R

Plain Prinia Prinia inornata O, R

 

Family: Sylviidae

Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum C, W

Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus C, W

Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata O, W

Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius C, R

Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita S, W

Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides O, W

 

Timaliini

Yellow-eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense O, R


 

Family: Nectariniidae

Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorhynchos O, R

Nectariniini

Purple-rumped Sunbird Nectarinia zeylonica C, R

Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica S, R

 

Family:Passeridae

Passerinae

House Sparrow Passer domesticus C, R

Motacillinae

White Wagtail Motacilla alba O, W

Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola citreola C, W

Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava O, W

Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea S, W

Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus O, R

Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris S, W

Ploceinae

Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus O, R

Estrildinae

Red Avadavat Amandava amandava S, R

Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata S, R

 

Family: Fringillidae

Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus S, P

Emberizinae

Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala (Once)


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