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A Checklist of the Birds of Assam by
Anwaruddin Choudhary

(Those interested to learn more about the birds of Assam should consult the excellent "The Birds of Assam" by Dr. Anwaruddin Choudhury, published by Gibbon Books, Guwahati)


Family: Phasianidae

Black Francolin (Black Partridge) Francolinus francolinus
Swamp Francolin (Swamp Partridge) Francolinus gularis
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica
Rain Quail (Black-breasted Quail) Coturnix coromandelica
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis
Jungle Bush Quail Perdicula asiatica
Manipur Bush Quail Perdicula manipurensis
Hill Partridge (Common Hill Partridge) Arborophila torqueola
Rufous-throated Partridge Arborophila rufogularis
(Rufous throated hill partridge)
White-cheeked Partridge Arborophila atrogularis
(White-cheeked Hill Partridge)
Chestnut-breasted Partridge Arborophila mandellii
(Red-breasted Hill Partridge)
Mountain Bamboo Partridge Bambusicola fytchii
(Bamboo Partridge)
Blyth's Tragopan Tragopan blythii
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos
Mrs Hume's Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae
(Mrs Hume's Barred-back Pheasant)
Grey Peacock Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum
(Peacock Pheasant)
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
(Common Peafowl, Blue Peafowl)
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus
(Burmese Peafowl)


Family: Dendrocygndiae

Fulvous Whistling-duck Dendrocygna bicolor
(Large Whistling-teal , Fulvous Treeduck)
Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica
(Lesser Whistling-teal, Lesser Treeduck)

Family: Anatidae


Bean Goose Anser fabalis
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
(White-fronted Goose)
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis
(Siberian Red-breasted Goose)
Ruddy Shelduck (Ruddy Sheldrake) Tadorna ferruginea
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
White-winged Duck Cairina scutulata
(White-winged Wood Duck)
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
Cotton Pygmy-goose (Cotton Teal) Nettapus coromandelianus


Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
Gadwall Anas strepera
Falcated Duck (Falcated Teal ) Anas falcata
Eurasian Wigeon(Wigeon ) Anas penelope
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha
(Spotbil Duck, Spotbill)
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
(Common Pintail, Pintail)
Garganey Anas querquedula
Common Teal Anas crecca
Marbled Duck (Marbled Teal) Marmaronetta angustirostris
Red-crested Pochard Rhodonessa rufina
Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca
(Ferruginous Duck, White-eyed Pochard)
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri
Tufted Duck (Tufted Pochard) Aythya fuligula
Greater Scaup(Scaup Duck) Aythya marila
Long-tailed Duck (Long-tail Duck ) Clangula hyemalis
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
(Goldeneye Duck, Goldeneye)
Smew Mergellus albellus
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
(Goosander, Merganser)


Family: Turnicidae

Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvatica
(Little Bustardquail, Little buttonquail)
Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki
(Button Quail)
Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator
(Common Bustardquail)


Family: Indicatoridae

Yellow-rumped Honeyguide Indicator xanthonotus
(Honeyguide, Orange-rumped Honeyguide)

Family: Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck (Wryneck) Jynx torquilla
Speckled Piculet(Spotted Piculet) Picumnus innominatus
White-browed Piculet Sasia ochracea
(Rufous Piculet)
Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus
(Grey-crowned Pigmy Woodpecker)
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei
(Fulvous-breasted Pied Woodpecker)
Stripe-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos atratus
(Stripe-breasted Pied Woodpecker)
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis
(Yellow-fronted Pied Woodpecker)
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus
(Rufous-bellied Sapsucker)
Crimson-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos cathpharius
(Crimson-breasted Pied Woodpecker)
Darjeeling Woodpecker Dendrocopos darjellensis
(Darjeeling Pied Woodpecker)
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Himalayan Woodpecker Dendrocopos himalayensis
(Himalayan Pied Woodpecker)
RufousWoodpecker Celeus brachyurus
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus
(Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker)
Greater Yellownape Picus flavinucha
(Greater Yellow-naped Woodpecker)
Laced Woodpecker Picus vittatus
Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus
(Little Scaly-bellied Green Woodpecker)
Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus
(Black-naped Green Woodpecker)
Himalayan Flameback Dinopium shorii
(Three-toed Golden-backed Woodpecker)
Common Flameback Dinopium javanense
(Golden-backed Three-toed Woodpecker)
Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense
(Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker)
Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus
(Larger Golden-backed Woodpecker)
White-naped Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes festivus
(Black-backed Woodpecker)
Pale-headed Woodpecker Gecinulus grantia
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis
(Red-eared Bay Woodpecker)
Heart-spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente
Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus
(Himalayan Great Slaty Woodpecker)

Family: Megalaimidae

Great Barbet Megalaima virens
(Great Hill Barbet, Great Himalayan Barbet)
Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata
Golden-throated Barbet Megalaima franklinii
Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica
Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima australis
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala
(Crimson-breasted Barbet)


Family: Bucerotidae

Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris
(Common Grey Hornbill, Gray Hornbill)
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
(Great Pied Hornbill, Giant Hornbill)
Brown Hornbill Anorrhinus tickelli
(White-throated Brown Hornbill)
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis
Wreathed Hornbill Aceros undulatus
Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris
(Indian Pied Hornbill, Pied Hornbill)


Family: Upupidae

Common Hoopoe (Hoopoe) Upupa epops


Family: Trogonidae

Red-headed Trogon Harpactes erythrocephalus


Family: Coraciidae

Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
(Broad-billed Roller)

Family: Alcedinidae

Blyth's Kingfisher (Great Blue) Alcedo hercules
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
(Small Blue Kingfisher, Eurasian Kingfisher)
Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx erithacus
(Three-toed Kingfisher)

Family: Halcyonidae

Brown-winged Kingfisher Halcyon amauroptera
Stork-billed Kingfisher Halcyon capensis
Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
(White-breasted Kingfisher)
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
(Black-capped Purple Kingfisher)

Family: Cerylidae

Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris
(Greater Pied Kingfisher)
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
(Lesser Pied Kingfisher)

Family: Meropidae

Blue-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis athertoni
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
(Little Green Bee-eater)
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti


Family: Cuculidae

Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
(Pied Crested Cuckoo, Jacobin Cuckoo)
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Clamator coromandus
(Red-winged Crested Cuckoo)
Large Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides
Common Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius
Hodgson's Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx fugax
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
Eurasian Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
(The Cuckoo, Common Cuckoo)
Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus
(Himalayan Cuckoo)
Lesser Cuckoo (Small Cuckoo) Cuculus poliocephalus
Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii
(Indian Banded Bay Cuckoo)
Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus
(Indian Plaintive Cuckoo)
Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus
(Rufous-bellied Plaintive Cuckoo)
Asian Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx maculatus
(Emerald Cuckoo)
Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea
(Koel, Common Koel)
Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis
(Large Green-billed Malkoha)
Sirkeer Malkoha Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii
(Sirkeer Cuckoo, Sirkeer)

Family: Centropodidae

Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis
Lesser Coucal(Small Coucal) Centropus bengalensis
Green-billed Coucal (Ceylon Coucal) Centropus chlororhynchus


Family: Psittacidae

Vernal Hanging Parrot Loriculus vernalis
(Indian Lorikeet)
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
(Large Indian Parakeet, Large Parakeet)
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Slaty-headed Parakeet Psittacula himalayana
Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii
(Eastern Slaty-headed Parakeet)
Plum-headed Parakeet Psittacula cyanocephala
(Blossom-headed Parakeet)
Blossom-headed Parakeet Psittacula roseata
(Eastern Blossom-headed)
Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri
(Rose-breasted Parakeet)


Family: Apodidae

Himalayan Swiftlet Collocalia brevirostris
(Edible-nest Swiftlet)
White-rumped Needletail Zoonavena sylvatica
(White-rumped Spinetail)
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus
(White-throated Spinetail Swift)
Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis
(Cochinchina Spinetail Swift)
Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus
(Large Brown-throated Spinetail Swiftt)
Asian Palm Swift (Palm Swift) Cypsiurus balasiensis
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Common Swift (Swift Black Swift) Apus apus
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus
(Large White-rumped Swift)
House Swift (Little Swift) Apus affinis

Family: Hemiprocnidae

Crested Treeswift (Crested Swift) Hemiprocne coronata


Family: Tytonidae

Barn Owl Tyto alba
Grass Owl (Eastern Grass Owl) Tyto capensis
Oriental Bay Owl (Bay Owl) Phodilus badius

Family: Strigidae

Mountain Scops Owl Otus spilocephalus
(Spotted Scops Owl)
Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia
(Scops Owl, Little Scops Owl)
Collared Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena
Eurasian Eagle Owl Bubo bubo
(Great Horned Owl, Eagle Owl)
Spot-bellied Eagle Owl Bubo nipalensis
(Forest Eagle Owl)
Dusky Eagle Owl Bubo coromandus
(Dusky Horned Owl)
Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis
Tawny Fish Owl Ketupa flavipes
Buffy Fish Owl (Malay Fish Owl) Ketupa ketupu
Snowy Owl Nyctia scandiaca
Tawny Owl (Tawny Wood Owl) Strix aluco
Collared Owlet (Collared Pygmy) Glaucidium brodiei
Asian Barred Owlet (Barred Owlet) Glaucidium cuculoides
Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum
(Barred Jungle Owlet)
Spotted Owlet Athene brama
Brown Hawk Owl (Brown Boobook) Ninox scutulata
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus

Family: Eurostopodidae

Great Eared Nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis

Family: Caprimulgidae

Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus
(Indian Jungle Nightjar)
Large-tailed Nightjar (Long-tailed) Caprimulgus macrurus
Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus
(Common Indian Nightjar)
Savanna Nightjar (Franklin's) Caprimulgus affinis



Rock pigeon (Blue Rock Pigeon) Columba livia
Speckled Wood Pigeon Columba hodgsonii
Ashy Wood Pigeon Columba pulchricollis
Pale-capped Pigeon (Purple Wood) Columba punicea
Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis
(Rufous Turtle Dove)
Laughing Dove (Little Brown) Streptopelia senegalensis
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
Red Collared Dove (Red Turtle) Streptopelia tranquebarica
1. Eurasian Collared Dove
(Indian Ring, Collared) Streptopelia decaocto
Barred Cuckoo Dove Macropygia unchall
(Bar-tailed Cuckoo Dove)
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
(Bronze-winged Dove)
Orange-breasted Green Pigeon Treron bicincta
(Orange-breasted Pigeon)
Pompadour Green Pigeon Treron pompadora
(Pompadour Pigeon)
Thick-billed Green Pigeon Treron curvirostra
(Thick-billed Pigeon)
Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera
(Yellow-legged Green or Bengal)
Pin-tailed Green Pigeon Treron apicauda
(Pin-tailed Pigeon)
Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon Treron sphenura
(Wedge-tailed Pigeon)
Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea
Mountain Imperial Pigeon (Imperial) Ducula badia


Family: Otididae

Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis

Family: Gruidae

Sarus Crane Grus antigone
Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo
Common Crane Grus grus
Hooded Crane Grus monacha

Family: Heliornithidae

Masked Finfoot Heliopais personata

Family: Rallidae

Red-legged Crake Rallina fasciata
(Red-legged Banded Crake)
Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides
(Banded Crake,Slaty-legged Banded Crake)
Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus
(Blue-breasted Banded Rail)
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Brown Crake Amaurornis akool
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Black-tailed Crake Porzana bicolor
(Elwes's Crake)
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana
Ruddy-breasted Crake (Ruddy) Porzana fusca
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
(Purple Moorhen, Purple Gallinule)
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
(Moorhen, Waterhen, Indian Gallinule)
Common Coot Fulica atra
(Coot, Eurasian Coot, Black Coot)


Family: Scolopacidae


Eurasian Woodcock (Woodcock) Scolopax rusticola
Solitary Snipe Gallinago solitaria
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
Great Snipe Gallinago media
Common Snipe (Fantail Snipe) Gallinago gallinago


Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew (Curlew) Numenius arquata
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Redshank (Redshank) Tringa totanus
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Common Greenshank(Greenshank) Tringa nebularia
Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer
(Spotted Greenshank)
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Grey-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes
Ruddy Turnstone (Turnstone) Arenaria interpres
Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus
(Snipe-billed Godwit)
Great Knot (Eastern Knot) Calidris tenuirostris
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmea
(Spoonbill Sandpiper)
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus

Family: Rostratulidae

Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
(Painted Snipe)

Family: Jacanidae

Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus
Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus

Family: Burhinidae

Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus
(Stone-curlew, Stone-Plover)
Great Thick-knee Esacus recurvirostris
(Great Stone Plover)

Family: Charadriidae


Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
(Oystercatcher, Common Oystercatcher)


Ibisbill Ibidorhyncha struthersii
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Pied Avocet(Avocet) Recurvirostra avosetta


European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
(Golden Plover, Eurasian Golden Plover)
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva
(Eastern /Asiatic Golden Plover)
Grey Plover (Black-bellied Plover) Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover (Ringed ) Charadrius hiaticula
Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus
(Long-billed Ringed Plover,)
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
(Little Plover, Little Ring Plover)
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sand Plover (Mongolian) Charadrius mongolus
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii
(Large Sand Plover)
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
(Eurasian Lapwing, Lapwing)
Yellow-wattled Lapwing Vanellus malarbaricus
River Lapwing (Spur-winged) Vanellus duvaucelii
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus

Family: Glareolidae

Indian Courser Cursorius coromandelicus
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
(Indian Large Pratincole)
Small Pratincole Glareola lactea
(Little Pratincole)

Family: Laridae


Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis


Yellow-legged Gull (Herring) Larus cachinnans
Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini
(Herring, Lesser Black-backed))
Pallas's Gull Larus ichthyaetus
(Great Black-headed)
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
(Common Black-headed Gull)
Little Gull Larus minutus


Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
River Tern Sterna aurantia
(Indian River Tern)
Little Tern Sterna albifrons
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
(White-winged Black)

Family: Accipitridae


Osprey Pandion haliaetus


Jerdon's Baza Aviceda jerdoni
(Blyth's Baza, Brown Baza)
Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes
(Indian Black-crested, Black-crested Baza)
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus
(Honey Buzzard)
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus
(Black-winged Kite)
Black Kite Milvus migrans
(Pariah Kite, Dark Kite, Black-eared Kite)
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
Pallas's Fish Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus
(Pallas's Fishing Eagle)
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
(White-tailed Sea Eagle)
Lesser Fish Eagle Ichthyophaga humilis
(Himalyan Grey-headed Fishing Eagle)
Grey-headed Fish Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus
(Himalayan, Grey-headed Fishing Eagle)
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus
(Bearded Vulture)
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
(Small White, Scavenger)
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis
(Indian White-backed Vulture)
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus
(Indian Long-billed, Indian Griffon)
Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis
(Himalayan Griffon Vulture)
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus
(Griffon Vulture, Eurasian Griffon Vulture)
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus
(Black Vulture)
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus
(King Vulture, Black Vulture)
Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus
(Short-toed Eagle)
Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela
Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
(Western Marsh Harrier)
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus
(Northern Harrier)
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus
(Pale Harrier)
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus
Shikra Accipiter badius
Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis
Besra Accipiter virgatus
(Besra Sparrow-hawk)
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
(Sparrow Hawk, Northern Sparrowhawk)
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa
(White-eyed Buzzard Eagle)
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
(Long-legged Buteo)
Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius
(Upland Buteo)
Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis
Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
(Eurasian Tawny Eagle)
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Bonelli's Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus
(Bonelli's Hawk Eagle)
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
(Booed Hawk Eagle)
Rufous-bellied Eagle Hieraaetus kienerii
(Rufous-bellied Hawk Eagle)
Changeable Hawk Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus
(Crested Hawk Eagle)
Mountain Hawk Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis
(Hodgson's Hawk Eagle)

Family: Falconidae

Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens
(Red-breasted Falconet)
Pied Falconet (White-legged) Microhierax melanoleucus
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
(Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel)
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
(Red-headed Merlin, Red-headed Falcon)
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis
(Red-legged Falcon)
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
(Hobby, Northern Hobby)
Oriental Hobby Falco severus
(Indian Hobby)
Laggar Falcon Falco jugger
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
(Red-capped Falcon, Barbary Falcon)

Family: Podicipedidae

Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis

Family: Phalacrocoracidae

Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger
Indian Cormorant (Shag) Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
(Cormorant, Large Cormorant)

Family: Ardeidae

Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Goliath Heron (Giant Heron) Ardea goliath
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis
(Great White-bellied Heron, Imperial Heron)
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret (Large Egret) Casmerodius albus
Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia
(Smaller Egret, Plumed Egret)
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii
(Pond Heron)
Chinese Pond Heron Ardeola bacchus
Little Heron Butorides striatus
(Little Green Heron, Striated Heron)
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
(Night Heron)
Malayan Night Heron Gorsachius melanolophus
(Malay Bittern, Malay Night Heron)
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Cinnamon Bittern (Chestnut Bittern) Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris
(Bittern/Eurasian Bittern)

Family: Threskiornithidae

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus
(White Ibis, Oriental White Ibis)
Black Ibis Pseudibis papillosa
(Red-naped Ibis)
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
(Spoonbill, White Spoonbill)

Family: Pelecanidae

Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
(Rosy Pelican, White Pelican)
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus
Spot-billed Pelican (Grey Pelican) Pelecanus philippensis

Family: Ciconiidae

Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala
Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans
(Asian Openbill Stork)
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
Woolly-necked Stork (White-necked) Ciconia episcopus
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana
(Oriental White Stork, White Stork)
Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus
(Lesser Adjutant Stork)
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius
(Adjutant, Greater Adjutant Stork)


Family: Pittidae

Blue-naped Pitta Pitta nipalensis
Blue Pitta Pitta cyanea
Hooded Pitta Pitta sordida
(Green-breasted Pitta)

Family: Eurylaimidae

Silver-breasted Broadbill (Collared) Serilophus lunatus
(Hodgson's Broadbill)
Long-tailed Broadbill Psarisomus dalhousiae

Family: Irenidae

Asian Fairy Bluebird Irena puella
(Fairy Bluebird)
Blue-winged Leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis
(Gold-mantled /Jerdon's Chloropsis)
Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons
Orange-bellied Leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii

Family: Laniidae

Rufous-tailed Shrike (Isabelline) Lanius isabellinus
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides
Bay-backed Shrike Lanius vittatus
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
(Rufous-backed Shrike)
Grey-backed Shrike (Tibetan) Lanius tephronotus
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis
(Grey Shrike)

Family: Corvidae


Eurasian Jay (Jay) Garrulus glandarius
Yellow-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa flavirostris
(Gold-billed Magpie)
Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythrorhyncha
(Red-billed Magpie)
Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis
Rufous Treepie (Indian Treepie) Dendrocitta vagabunda
Grey Treepie (Himalyan Treepie) Dendrocitta formosae
Collared Treepie Dendrocitta frontalis
(Black-browed Treepie)
House Crow Corvus splendens
Large-billed Crow (Jungle/Black Crow) Corvus macrorhynchos


Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus
(Ashy Swallow-shrike)


Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
(Golden Oriole)
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris
Black-hooded Oriole (Black-headed) Oriolus xanthornus
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii
Large Cuckooshrike Coracina macei
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos
(Smaller Grey/Dark Cuckooshrike)
Black-headed Cuckooshrike Coracina melanoptera
Rosy Minivet Pericrocotus roseus
Small Minivet (Little Minivet) Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Grey-chinned Minivet Pericrocotus solaris
(Yellow-throated Minivet)
Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus
Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
(Orange Minivet)
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus
(Pied Flycatcher-shrike)



Yellow-bellied Fantail Rhipidura hypoxantha
(Yellow-bellied Fantail Flycatcher)
White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis
(White-throated Fantail Flycatcher)
White-browed Fantail (Flycatcher) Rhipidura aureola
(White-breasted Fantail Flycatcher)


Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
Ashy Drongo (Grey) Dicrurus leucophaeus
Crow-billed Drongo Dicrurus annectans
Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus
(Little Bronzed Drongo)
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer
(Small Racket-tailed Drongo)
Spangled Drongo (Hair-crested) Dicrurus hottentottus
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
(Racket-tailed Drongo)


Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea
(Black-naped Flycatcher, Azure Flycatcher)
Asian Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi


Common Iora (Iora) Aegithina tiphia


Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis gularis
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus
(Woodshrike, Lesser Wood-shrike)

Family: Cinclidae

Brown Dipper Cinclus pallasii

Family: Muscicapidae


Blue-capped Rock Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus
(Blue-headed Rock Thrush)
Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush Monticola rufiventris
Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius
Blue Whistling Thrush Myophonus caeruleus
(Whistling Thrush)
Pied Thrush (Pied Ground Thrush) Zoothera wardii
Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina
Siberian Thrush Zoothera sibirica
(Siberian Ground Thrush)
Plain-backed Thrush Zoothera mollissima
(Plain-backed Mountain Thrush)
Long-tailed Thrush Zoothera dixoni
(Long-tailed Mountain Thrush)
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma
(Speckled Mountain Thrush)
Long-billed Thrush Zoothera monticola
(Large Brown Thrush)
Dark-sided Thrush Zoothera marginata
(Lesser Brown Thrush)
Tickell's Thrush Turdus unicolor
(Indian Grey Thrush)
Black-breasted Thrush Turdus dissimilis
White-collared Blackbird Turdus albocinctus
Grey-winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula
Chestnut Thrush Turdus rubrocanus
(Grey-headed Thrush)
Grey-sided Thrush (Fea's Thrush) Turdus feae
Eyebrowed Thrush (Dark Thrush) Turdus obscurus
Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis
(Red-throated/Black-throated Thrush)
Dusky Thrush Turdus naumanni
(Rufous-tailed Thrush)
Rusty-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra
Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx leucophrys
White-browed Shortwing Brachypteryx montana



Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica
(Sooty Flycatcher, Asian Sooty Flycatcher)
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
(Brown Flycatcher)
Rusty-tailed Flycatcher Muscicapa ruficauda
(Rufous-tailed Flycatcher)
Brown-breasted Flycatcher (Layard's) Muscicapa muttui
Ferruginous Flycatcher Muscicapa ferruginea
Slaty-backed Flycatcher Ficedula hodgsonii
(Rusty-breasted Blue Flycatcher)
Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula strophiata
(Orange-gorgeted Flycatcher)
Red-throated Flycatcher Ficedula parva
(Red-breasted Flycatcher)
White-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula monileger
Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra
(Rufous-breasted Blue Flycatcher)
Little Pied Flycatcher (Westermann's) Ficedula westermanni
Ultramarine Flycatcher Ficedula superciliaris
(White-browed Blue Flycatcher)
Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor
Sapphire Flycatcher Ficedula sapphira
(Sapphire-headed Flycatcher)
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina
Large Niltava Niltava grandis
Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae
Rufous-bellied Niltava (Beautiful) Niltava sundara
Vivid Niltava Niltava vivida
(Rufous-bellied Blue Flycatcher)
White-tailed Flycatcher Cyornis concretus
(White-tailed Blue Flycatcher)
Pale-chinned Flycatcher Cyornis poliogenys
(Brook's Flycatcher)
Pale Blue Flycatcher Cyornis unicolor
Blue-throated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides
Hill Blue Flycatcher Cyornis banyumas
(Large-billed Blue Flycatcher)
Tickell's Blue Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae
(Orange-breasted Blue Flycatcher)
Pygmy Blue Flycatcher Muscicapella hodgsoni
Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis
(Grey-headed Flycatcher)


Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
(Rubythroat, Eurasian Rubythroat)
White-tailed Rubythroat (Himalayan) Luscinia pectoralis
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Firethroat Luscinia pectardens
Indian Blue Robin (Blue Chat) Luscinia brunnea
Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane
(Siberian Blue Chat)
Orange-flanked Bush Robin Tarsiger cyanurus
(Red-flanked Bluetail)
Golden Bush Robin Tarsiger chrysaeus
White-browed Bush Robin Tarsiger indicus
Rufous-breasted Bush Robin Tarsiger hyperythrus
(Rufous-bellied Bush Robin)
Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes
(Rufous Chat, Rufous-tailed Bush Chat)
Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis
(Magpie Robin Dayal)
White-rumped Shama (Shama) Copsychus malabaricus
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Hodgson's Redstart Phoenicurus hodgsoni
Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus
White-winged Redstart Phoenicurus erythrogaster
(Guldenstadt's Redstart)
Blue-fronted Redstart Phoenicurus frontalis
White-capped Water Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus
(White-capped Redstart)
Plumbeous Water Redstart Rhyacornis fuliginosus
(Plumbeous Redstart)
White-bellied Redstart Hodgsonius phaenicuroides
(Hodgson's Shortwing)
White-tailed Robin Myiomela leucura
(White-tailed Blue Robin)
Little Forktail Enicurus scouleri
Black-backed Forktail Enicurus immaculatus
Slaty-backed Forktail Enicurus schistaceus
White-crowned Forktail Enicurus leschenaulti
(Leschenault's Forktail)
Spotted Forktail Enicurus maculatus
Purple Cochoa Cochoa purpurea
Green Cochoa Cochoa viridis
Hodgson's Bushchat Saxicola insignis
(White-throated Bushchat)
Common Stonechat Saxicola torquata
(Collared Bushchat)
White-tailed Stonechat Saxicola leucura
(White-tailed Bushchat)
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
(Pied Stone-chat)
Jerdon's Bushchat Saxicola jerdoni
Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferrea
(Dark-grey Bushchat)
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti

Family: Sturnidae

Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis
(Glossy Stare, Philippine Glossy Starling)
Spot-winged Starling Saroglossa spiloptera
(Spotted-winged Stare, Spot-winged Stare)
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnus malabaricus
(Grey-headed Myna)
Brahminy Starling Sturnus pagodarum
(Black-headed /Brahminy Myna)
Rosy Starling Sturnus roseus
(Rosy Pastor, Rose-coloured Starling)
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris
(Starling, Eurasian Starling)
Asian Pied Starling Sturnus contra
(Pied Myna)
Common Myna(Mynah) Acridotheres tristis
Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus
White-Vented Myna Acridotheres cinereus
(Orange-billed Jungle Myna)
Collared Myna Acridotheres albocinctus
Golden-crested Myna Ampeliceps coronatus
(Gold-crested Myna)
Hill Myna Gracula religiosa
(Grackle, Common Hill Myna, Talking Myna)

Family: Sittidae


Chestnut-vented Nuthatch Sitta nagaensis
(Common Nuthatch, Eurasian Nuthatch)
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta castanea
White-tailed Nuthatch Sitta himalayensis
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis
(Velvet-fronted Blue Nuthatch)
Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa


Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria

Family: Certhiidae



Eurasian Treecreeper Certhia familiaris
(Tree Creeper, Common Treecreeper)
Rusty-flanked Treecreeper Certhia nipalensis
(Nepal Treecreeper)
Brown-throated Treecreeper Certhia discolor
(Sikkim Treecreeper)

Family: Paridae


Fire-capped Tit Cephalopyrus flammiceps


Great Tit (Grey Tit) Parus major
Green-backed Tit Parus monticolus
Yellow-cheeked Tit Parus spilonotus
(Black-spotted Yellow Tit)
Yellow-browed Tit Sylviparus modestus
Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea

Family: Aegithalidae

Black-throated Tit Aegithalos concinnus
(Red-headed Tit)

Family: Hirundinidae

Sand Martin (Collared Sand Martin) Riparia riparia
Plain Martin Riparia paludicola
(Plain Sand Martin)
Dusky Crag Martin Hirundo concolor
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
(Swallow, Common Swallow)
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
Red-rumped Swallow(Striated) Hirundo daurica
Striated Swallow (Larger Striated) Hirundo striolata
Northern House Martin Delichon urbica
(House Martin, Common House Martin)
Nepal House Martin Delichon nipalensis
(Nepal Martin)

Family: Pycnonotidae

Crested Finchbill Spizixos canifrons
(Finch-billed Bulbul)
Striated Bulbul Pycnonotus striatus
(Striated Green Bulbul)
Black-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus atriceps
Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus flaviventris
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
Himalayan Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys
(White-cheeked Bulbul)
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer
Flavescent Bulbul Pycnonotus flavescens
(Blyth's Bulbul)
White-throated Bulbul Alophoixus flaveolus
Olive Bulbul Iole virescens
Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala
(Brown-eared Bulbul)
Mountain Bulbul Hypsipetes mcclellandii
(Rufous-bellied Bulbul)
Black Bulbul(Gray) Hypsipetes leucocephalus

Family: Cisticolidae

Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
(Streaked Fantail Warbler)
Bright-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis
(Fantail Warbler, Bright-capped Cisticola)
Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia burnesii
(Long-tailed Grass Warbler)
Striated Prinia Prinia criniger
(Brown Hill Warbler/Prinia)
Hill Prinia Prinia atrogularis
(Black-throated Hill Warbler/Prinia)
Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla
(Hodgson's Wren Warbler)
Rufescent Prinia Prinia rufescens
(Beavan's Wren Warbler, Rufous Prinia)
Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii
(Franklin's Wren Warbler)
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis
(Streaked Wren Warbler)
Jungle Prinia Prinia sylvatica
(Jungle Wren-Warbler, Large Prinia)
Yellow-bellied Prinia Prinia flaviventris
(Yellow-bellied Wren-Warbler)
Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis
(Ashy Wren Warbler)
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
(Plain Wren-Warbler, White-browed Prinia)

Family: Zosteropidae

Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
(White-eye, Small White-eye)

Family: Sylviidae


Chestnut-headed Tesia Tesia castaneocoronata
(Chestnut-headed Ground Warbler)
Slaty-bellied Tesia Tesia olivea
(Slaty-bellied Ground Warbler)
Grey-bellied Tesia Tesia cyaniventer
(Dull Slaty-bellied Ground Warbler)
Pale-footed Bush Warbler Cettia pallidipes
(Blanford's Bush Warbler)
Japanese Bush Warbler (Chinese) Cettia diphone
Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler Cettia fortipes
(Strong-footed Bush Warbler)
Chestnut-crowned Bush Warbler Cettia major
(Large Bush Warbler)
Aberrant Bush Warbler Cettia flavolivacea
Grey-sided Bush Warbler Cettia brunnifrons
(Rufous-capped Bush Warbler)
Spotted Bush Warbler Bradypterus thoracicus
Chinese Bush Warbler Bradypterus tacsanowskius
Brown Bush Warbler Bradypterus luteoventris
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata
(Streaked Grasshopper Warbler)
Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia
(Common Grasshopper Warbler )
Rusty-rumped Warbler Locustella certhiola
(, Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler )
Black-browed Reed Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Blunt-winged Warbler Acrocephalus concinens
(Blunt-winged Paddyfield Warbler)
Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
Oriental Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis
(Eastern Great Reed Warbler)
Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
(Indian Great Reed Warbler)
Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon
Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata
(Booted Tree Warbler)
Mountain Tailorbird Orthotomus cuculatus
(Golden-headed Tailorbird)
Common Tailorbird (Tailorbird) Orthotomus sutorius
Dark-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis
(Black-necked Tailorbird)
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
(Brown Leaf Warbler, Chiffchaff)
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
(Dusky Leaf Warbler)
Smoky Warbler Phylloscopus fuligiventer
(Smoky Leaf Warbler)
Tickell's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus affinis
(Tickell's Warbler)
Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus
(Olivaceous Leaf Warbler)
Buff-barred Warbler Phylloscopus pulcher
(Orange-barred Leaf Warbler)
Ashy-throated Warbler Phylloscopus maculipennis
(Grey-faced Leaf Warbler)
Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus chloronotus
(Pallas's Leaf Warbler)
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus
(Inornate Leaf Warbler, Plain Leaf Warbler)
Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei
(Plain Leaf Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler)
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
( Dull Green Leaf Warbler)
Large-billed Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris
(Large-billed Tree Warbler)
Western Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus occipitalis
(Large Crowned Leaf Warbler)
Eastern Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus
Blyth's Leaf Warbler (Crowned) Phylloscopus reguloides
Yellow-vented Warbler Phylloscopus cantator
(Black-browed Leaf Warbler)
Golden-spectacled Warbler Seicercus burkii
(Black-browed Flycatcher Warbler)
Grey-hooded Warbler Seicercus xanthoschistos
(Grey-headed Flycatcher Warbler)
White-spectacled Warbler Seicercus affinis
(Allied Flycatcher Warbler, Allied Warbler)
Grey-cheeked Warbler Seicercus poliogenys
(Grey-cheeked Flycatcher Warbler)
Chestnut-crowned Warbler Seicercus castaniceps
(Cestnut-headed Flycatcher Warbler)
Broad-billed Warbler Tickellia hodgsoni
(Broad-billed Flycatcher Warbler)
Rufous-faced Warbler Abroscopus albogularis
(White-throated Flycatcher Warbler)
Black-faced Warbler Abroscopus schisticeps
(Black-faced Flycatcher Warbler)
Yellow-bellied Warbler Abroscopus superciliaris
(Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Warbler)


Straiated Grassbird Megalurus palustris
Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striatus
Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis
(Large Grass Warbler)


White-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax albogularis
White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus
Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax monileger
(Necklaced Laughing Thrush)
Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax pectoralis
(Black-gorgeted Laughingthrush,)
Striated Laughingthrush Garrulax striatus
Rufous-necked Laughingthrush Garrulax ruficollis
Chesnut-backed Laughingthrush Garrulax nuchalis
Yellow-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax galbanus
Rufous-vented Laughingthrush Garrulax gularis
Moustached Laughingthrush Garrulax cineraceus
(Ashy Laughingthrush)
Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush Garrulax rufogularis
Grey-sided Laughingthrush Garrulax caerulatus
Spot-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax merulinus
(Spotted-breasted Laughing Thrush)
White-browed Laughingthrush Garrulax sannio
Streaked Laughingthrush Garrulax lineatus
Striped Laughingthrush Garrulax virgatus
(Manipur Streaked Laughingthrush)
Brown-capped Laughingthrush Garrulax austeni
Blue-winged Laughingthrush Garrulax squamatus
Scaly Laughingthrush Garrulax subunicolor
(Plain-colored Laughingthrush)
Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax erythrocephalus
(Red-headed Laughingthrush)
Red-faced Liocichla Liocichla phoenicea
(Crimson-winged Laughingthrush)



Abbott's Babbler Malacocincla abbotti
Buff-breasted Babbler Pellorneum tickelli
(Tickell's Babbler)
Spot-throated Babbler Pellorneum albiventre
(Brown Babbler)
Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre
(Marsh Spotted Babbler)
Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps
(Spotted Babbler)
Large Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus hypoleucos
(Long-billed Scimitar Babbler)
Spot-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus erythrocnemis
Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus erythrogenys
White-browed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps
(Slaty-headed Scimitar Babbler)
Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ruficollis
(Rufous-necked Scimitar Babbler)
Red-billed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ochraciceps
(Lloyd's Scimitar Babbler)
Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ferruginosus
Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler Xiphirhynchus superciliaris
Long-billed Wren Babbler Rimator malacoptilus
Streaked Wren Babbler Napothera brevicaudata
(Short-tailed Wren Babbler)
Eyebrowed Wren Babbler Napothera epilepidota
(Small Wren Babbler)
Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler Pnoepyga albiventer
(Greater Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler)
Pygmy Wren Babbler Pnoepyga pusilla
(Brown Wren Babbler)
Spotted Wren Babbler Spelaeornis formosus
Long-tailed Wren Babbler Spelaeornis chocolatinus
(Streaked Long-tailed Wren babbler)
Tawny-breasted Wren Babbler Spelaeornis longicaudatus
(Long-tailed Wren Babbler)
Wedge-billed Wren Babbler Sphenocichla humei
(Wedge-billed Wren)
Rufous-fronted Babbler Stachyris rufifrons
(Red-fronted /Buff-chested Babbler)
Rufous-capped Babbler Stachyris ruficeps
(Red-headed Babbler)
Golden Babbler Stachyris chrysaea
(Golden/Gold-headed Babbler)
Grey-throated Babbler Stachyris nigriceps
(Black-throated Babbler)
Snowy-throated Babbler Stachyris oglei
(Austen's Spotted Babbler)
Tawny-bellied Babbler Dumetia hyperythra
(Rufous-bellied Babbler)
Striped Tit Babbler Macronous gularis
(Yellow-breasted Babbler)
Chestnut-capped Babbler Timalia pileata
(Red-capped Babbler)
Yellow-eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense
Jerdon's Babbler Chrysomma altirostre
(Jerdon's Moupinia)
Striated Babbler Turdoides earlei
Slender-billed Babbler Turdoides longirostris
Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus
Silver-eared Mesia Leiothrix argentauris
Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea
(Pekin Robin)
Cutia Cutia nipalensis
(Nepal Cutia)
Black-headed Shrike Babbler Pteruthius rufiventer
(Rufous-bellied Shrike Babbler)
White-browed Shrike Babbler Pteruthius flaviscapis
(Red-winged Shrike Babbler)
Green Shrike Babbler Pteruthius xanthochlorus
Rusty-fronted Barwing Actinodura egertoni
(Spectacled Barwing)
Streak-throated Barwing Actinodura waldeni
(Austen's Barwing)
Blue-winged Minla Minla cyanouroptera
(Blue-winged Siva)
Chestnut-tailed Minla Minla strigula
(Bar-throated Siva/Minla)
Red-tailed Minla Minla ignotincta
Golden-breasted Fulvetta Alcippe chrysotis
(Golden-breasted Tit Babbler)
Yellow-throated Fulvetta Alcippe cinerea
(Dusky-green Tit Babbler)
Rufous-winged Fulvetta Alcippe castaneceps
(Chestnut-headed Tit Babbler)
White-browed Fulvetta Alcippe vinipectus
(White-browed Tit Babbler)
Streak-throated Fulvetta Alcippe cinereiceps
(Brown-headed Tit Babbler)
Rufous-throated Fulvetta Alcippe rufogularis
(Red-throated Tit Babbler)
Rusty-capped Fulvetta Alcippe dubia
(Rufous-headed Tit Babbler)
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala
(Quaker Babbler)
Nepal Fulvetta Alcippe nipalensis
(Nepal Babbler)
Rufous-backed Sibia Heterophasia annectans
(Chestnut-backed Sibia)
Rufous Sibia Heterophasia capistrata
(Black-capped Sibia)
Grey Sibia Heterophasia gracilis
Beautiful Sibia Heterophasia pulchella
Long-tailed Sibia Heterophasia picaoides
White-naped Yuhina Yuhina bakeri
Whiskered Yuhina Yuhina flavicollis
(Yellow-naped Yuhina)
Stripe-throated Yuhina Yuhina gularis
Rufous-vented Yuhina Yuhina occipitalis
Black-chinned Yuhina Yuhina nigrimenta
White-bellied Yuhina Yuhina zantholeuca
Grey-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis gularis
Black-breasted Parrotbill Paradoxornis flavirostris
(Gould's Parrotbill)
Spot-breasted Parrotbill Paradoxornis guttaticollis
(White-throated Parrotbill)
Black-throated Parrotbill Paradoxornis nipalensis
(Orange Suthora, Nepal Parrotbill)
Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis atrosuperciliaris
(Lesser Red-headed Suthora)
Greater Rufous-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis ruficeps
(Greater Red-headed Parrotbill)


Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca

Family: Alaudidae

Singing Bushlark (Lark) Mirafra cantillans
Bengal Bushlark Mirafra assamica
Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark Eremopterix grisea
(Ashy-crowned Finch Lark)
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
(Short-toed lark)
Hume's Short-toed Lark(Hume's Lark) Calandrella acutirostris
Sand Lark Calandrella raytal
(Indian Short-toed Lark, Indian Sandlark)
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula
(Eastern Skylark, Oriental Lark)

Family: Nectariniidae



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
(Tickell's / Small Flowerpecker)
Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor
(Plain-colored Flowerpecker)
Fire-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectus
(Buff –bellied Flowerpecker
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum


Ruby-cheeked Sunbird(Rubycheek) Anthreptes singalensis
Purple-rumped Sunbird Nectarinia zeylonica
Purple-throated Sunbird Nectarinia sperata
(Van Hasselt's Sunbird)
Mrs Gould's Sunbird Aethopyga gouldiae
(Gould's Sunbird)
Green-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga nipalensis
(Nepal Yellow-backed Sunbird)
Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata
(Black-breasted Sunbird)
Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
(Yellow-backed Sunbird)
Fire-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga ignicauda
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna



House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Russet Sparrow Passer rutilans
(Cinnamon Tree Sparrow)
Eurasian Tree Sparrow(Tree Sparrow) Passer montanus


Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail) Motacilla alba personata
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail) Motacilla alba alboides
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail) Motacilla alba dukhunensis
White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis
(Large Pied Wagtail)
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola citreola
(Yellow-headed/hooded Wagtail)
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi
Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus
(Indian Pipit)
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
(Brown Rock pipit)
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
(Eurasian Tree Pipit)
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
(Indian Tree Pipit, Olive Tree Pipit)
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus
(Vinaceous-breasted Pipit)
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta


Black-breasted Weaver Ploceus benghalensis
(Black-throated Weaver/Weaver Bird)
Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar
(Streaked Weaver/Striated Weaver)
Weaver(Baya) Ploceus philippinus
Finn's Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus
(Finn's Baya, Yellow Weaver)


Red Avadavat (Red Munia) Amandava amandava
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata
(White-backed Munia, Striated Munia)
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
(Spotted Munia, Nutmeg Mannikin)
Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca
(Chestnut Munia)

Family: Fringillidae


Yellow-breasted Greenfinch Carduelis spinoides
(Himalayan Greenfinch)
Tibetan Siskin(Serin) Carduelis thibetana
(Lichtenstein's Desert Finch)
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
Crimson-browed Finch Propyrrhula subhimachala
(Red-headed Rosefinch)
Scarlet Finch Haematospiza sipahi
Brown Bullfinch Pyrrhula nipalensis
Spot-winged Grosbeak Mycerobas melanozanthos
(Spotted-winged Grosbeak)


Crested Bunting Melophus lathami
Chestnut-eared Bunting Emberiza fucata
(Grey-headed Bunting)
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola
Chestnut Bunting Emberiza rutila
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps
Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala

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