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Bandavgarh

 

Checklist of the Birds of Bandavgarh Tiger Reserve
This checklist is based on the list compiled by Hashim Tyabji, Dushyant Singh, Vivek Sharma and Anil Khawas. Additional sightings by Bikram Grewal and Bill Harvey
August 2003

 
R=RESIDENT W=WINTER S=SUMMER P=PASSAGE V=VAGRANT ( ) OLD NAMES

GALLIFORMES    
Phasianidae    
Painted Francolin
(Painted Partridge)
Francolinus pictus
R
Grey Francolin
(Grey Partridge)
Francolinus pondicerianus
R
Jungle Bush Quail
Perdicula asiatica
R
Painted Spurfowl
Galloperdix lunulata
R
Red Junglefowl
Gallus gallus
R
Indian Peafowl
(Common Peafowl,
Blue Peafowl )
Pavo cristatus
R
ORDER: ANSERIFORMES    
Family: Dendrocygndiae    
Lesser Whistling-duck
(Lesser Whistling-teal, Lesser Treeduck )
Dendrocygna javanica
R
Family: Anatidae
   
Anserini
   
Bar-headed Goose
Anser indicus
W
Ruddy Shelduck
(Ruddy Sheldrake)
Tadorna ferruginea
W
Comb Duck
Sarkidiornis melanotos
R
Cotton Pygmy-goose
(Cotton Teal)
Nettapus coromandelianus
R
Anatini    
Common Teal
Anas crecca
W
Red-crested Pochard
Rhodonessa rufina
W
Common Pochard
Aythya ferina
W
ORDER: TURNICIFORMES    
Family: Turnicidae    
Barred Buttonquail
Turnix suscitator
R
(Common Bustardquail, Barred Bustard-Quail)
   
ORDER: PICIFORMES
   
Family: Picidae
   
Eurasian Wryneck (Wryneck)
Jynx torquilla
W
Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
(Brown-crowned Pigmy Woodpecker)
Dendrocopos nanus
R
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker
(Yellow-fronted Woodpecker)
Dendrocopos mahrattensis
R
RufousWoodpecker(BrownWoodpec
Celeus brachyurus
R
Streak-throated Woodpecker
(Little Scaly-bellied Green Woodpecker))
Picus xanthopygaeus
R
Black-rumped Flameback
(Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker)
Dinopium benghalense
R
White-naped Woodpecker
(Black-backed Woodpecker)
Chrysocolaptes festivus
R
Family: Megalaimidae
   
Brown-headed Barbet (GreenBarbet)
Megalaima zeylanica
R
Coppersmith Barbet
(Crimson-breasted Barbet)
Megalaima haemacephala
R
Family: Bucerotidae
   
Indian Grey Hornbill
(Common Grey Hornbill, Gray Hornbill)
Ocyceros birostris
R
Malabar Pied Hornbill
Anthracoceros coronatus
R
ORDER: UPUPIFORMES
   
Family: Upupidae    
Common Hoopoe (Hoopoe)
Upupa epops
R
ORDER: CORACIIFORMES
   
Family: Coraciidae
   
Indian Roller
Coracias benghalensis
R
Family: Alcedinidae
   
Common Kingfisher
(Small Blue Kingfisher,
Eurasian Kingfisher)
Alcedo atthis
R
Family: Halcyonidae
   
Stork-billed Kingfisher
Halcyon capensis
R
White-throated Kingfisher
(White-breasted Kingfisher)
Halcyon smyrnensis
R
Family: Cerylidae
   
Pied Kingfisher
(Lesser Pied Kingfisher)
Ceryle rudis
R
Family: Meropidae
   
Blue-bearded Bee-eater
Nyctyornis athertoni
R
Green Bee-eater
(Little Green Bee-eater)
Merops orientalis
R
ORDER: CUCULIFORMES
   
Family: Cuculidae
   
Pied Cuckoo
(Pied Crested Cuckoo, Jacobin Cuckoo)
Clamator jacobinus
S
Common Hawk Cuckoo
Hierococcyx varius
R
Indian Cuckoo
Cuculus micropterus
R
Eurasian Cuckoo
(The Cuckoo, Common Cuckoo)
Cuculus canorus
R
Grey-bellied Cuckoo
(Indian Plaintive Cuckoo)
Cacomantis passerinus
R
Drongo Cuckoo
Surniculus lugubris
S
Asian Koel
(Koel)
Eudynamys scolopacea
R
Sirkeer Malkoha
(Sirkeer Cuckoo, Sirkeer)
Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii
R
Family: Centropodidae
   
Greater Coucal
(Crow-pheasant, Common Coucal)
Centropus sinensis
R
ORDER: PSITTACIFORMES
   
Family: Psittacidae
   
Alexandrine Parakeet
(Large Indian Parakeet, Large Parakeet)
Psittacula eupatria
R
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Psittacula krameri
R
Plum-headed Parakeet
(Blossom-headed Parakeet)
Psittacula cyanocephala
R
ORDER: APODIFORMES    
Family: Apodidae    
White-rumped Needletail
(White-rumped Spinetail)
Collocalia esculenta
R
House Swift(Little Swift)
Apus affinis
R
Crested Treeswift(Crested Swift)
Hemiprocne coronata
R
ORDER: STRIGIFORMES    
Family: Strigidae    
Collared Scops Owl
Otus bakkamoena
R
Brown Fish Owl
Ketupa zeylonensis
R
Mottled Wood Owl
Strix ocellata
R
Jungle Owlet
(Barred Jungle Owlet)
Glaucidium radiatum
R
Spotted Owlet
Athene brama
R
Brown Hawk Owl (Brown Boobook)
Ninox scutulata
R
Family: Caprimulgidae c
   
Grey Nightjar
(Indian Jungle Nightjar, Jungle Nightjar)
Caprimulgus indicus
R
Indian Nightjar
(Common Indian Nightjar, Common Nightjar)
Caprimulgus asiaticus
R
Savanna Nightjar (Franklin’s)
Caprimulgus affinis
R
ORDER:COLUMBIFORMES
   
Family:Columbidae
   
Rock Pigeon (Blue Rock Pigeon)
Columba livia
R
Oriental Turtle Dove
(Rufous Turtle Dove)
Streptopelia orientalis
R
Laughing Dove
(Little Brown)
Streptopelia senegalensis
R
Spotted Dove
Streptopelia chinensis
R
Red Collared Dove
(Red Turtle)
Streptopelia tranquebarica
R
Eurasian Collared Dove
(Indian Ring)
Streptopelia decaocto
R
Emerald Dove
Chalcophaps indica
R
Yellow-footed Green Pigeon
(Yellow-legged Green or Bengal)
Treron phoenicoptera
R
ORDER: GRUIFORMES
   
Family: Gruidae
   
Sarus Crane
Grus antigone
R
Family: Rallidae
   
White-breasted Waterhen
Amaurornis phoenicurus
R
Common Moorhen
(Moorhen, Indian Gallinule)
Gallinula chloropus
R
Common Coot
(Coot, Eurasian Coot, Black Coot)
Fulica atra
W
ORDER: CICONIIFORMES
   
Family: Pteroclidae
   
Painted Sandgrouse
(Close-barred)
Pterocles indicus
R
Family: Scolopacidae
   
Tringinae
   
Spotted Redshank
Tringa erythropus
W
Common Redshank (Redshank)
Tringa totanus
W
Green Sandpiper
Tringa ochropus
W
Wood Sandpiper
Tringa glareola
W
Common Sandpiper
Actitis hypoleucos
W
Little Stint
Calidris minuta
W
Temminck’s Stint
Calidris temminckii
W
Family: Rostratulidae
   
Greater Painted-snipe
(Painted Snipe)
Rostratula benghalensis
R
Family: Jacanidae
   
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Hydrophasianus chirurgus
R
Bronze-winged Jacana
Metopidius indicus
R
Family: Burhinidae
   
Eurasian Thick-knee
(Stone-curlew, Stone-Plover)
Burhinus oedicnemus
R
Great Thick-knee
(Great Stone Plover)
Esacus recurvirostris
R
Family: Charadriidae    
Recurvirostrini    
Black-winged Stilt
Himantopus himantopus
R
Charadriinae
   
Yellow-wattled Lapwing
Vanellus malarbaricus
R
River Lapwing (Spur-winged)
Vanellus duvaucelii
R
Red-wattled Lapwing
Vanellus indicus
R
Little Ringed Plover
(Little Plover, Little Ring Plover)
Charadrius dubius
R
Lesser Sand Plover
(Mongolian)
Charadrius mongolus
P
Sternini
   
River Tern
(Indian River Tern)
Sterna aurantia
R
Black-bellied Tern
Sterna acuticauda
V
Family: Accipitridae
   
Pandioninae
   
Osprey
Pandion haliaetus
W
Accipitrinae
   
Oriental Honey-buzzard
(Honey Buzzard, Eurasian Honey Buzzard,)
Pernis ptilorhyncus
R
Black-shouldered Kite
(Black-winged Kite)
Elanus caeruleus
R
Black Kite
(Pariah Kite, Dark Kite, Black-eared Kite)
Milvus migrans
R
Egyptian Vulture
(Small White, Scavenger)
Neophron percnopterus
R
White-rumped Vulture
(Indian White-backed Vulture,)
Gyps bengalensis
R
Indian Vulture
(Indian Long-billed, Indian Griffon)
Gyps indicus
R
Red-headed Vulture
Sarcopyps calvus
R
Short-toed Snake Eagle
(Short-toed Eagle)
Circaetus gallicus
R
Crested Serpent Eagle
Spilornis cheela
R
Eurasian Marsh Harrier
(Western Marsh Harrier)
Circus aeruginosus
W
Hen Harrier
(Northern Harrier)
Circus cyaneus
W
Pied Harrier
Circus melanoleucos
V
Shikra
Accipiter badius
R
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
(Sparrow Hawk, Northern Sparrowhawk)
Accipiter nisus
W
White-eyed Buzzard
(White-eyed Buzzard Eagle)
Butastur teesa
R
Black Eagle
Ictinaetus malayensis
R
Indian Spotted Eagle
Aquila hastata
R
Steppe Eagle
Aquila nipalensis
W
Bonelli’s Eagle
(Bonelli’s Hawk Eagle)
Hieraaetus fasciatus
W
Changeable Hawk Eagle
(Crested Hawk Eagle)
Spizaetus cirrhatus
R
Family: Falconidae
   
Common Kestrel
(Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel)
Falco tinnunculus
W
Eurasian Hobby
(Hobby, Northern Hobby)
Falco subbuteo
P
Peregrine Falcon
(Red-capped Falcon, Barbary Falcon)
Falco peregrinus
W
Family: Podicipedidae
   
Little Grebe
Tachybaptus ruficollis
R
Family: Anhingidae
   
Darter
(Indian Darter, Oriental Darter, Snakebird)
Anhinga melanogaster
R
Family: Phalacrocoracidae
   
Great Cormorant
(Cormorant, Large Cormorant)
Phalacrocorax carbo
R
Family: Ardeidae
   
Little Egret
Egretta garzetta
R
Grey Heron
Ardea cinerea
R
Purple Heron
Ardea purpurea
R
Great Egret (Large Egret)
Casmerodius albus
R
Intermediate Egret
(Smaller Egret, Plumed Egret, Median Egret)
Mesophoyx intermedia
R
Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis
R
Indian Pond Heron
(Pond Heron)
Ardeola grayii
R
Black-crowned Night Heron
(Night Heron)
Nycticorax nycticorax
R
Cinnamon Bittern (Chestnut Bittern)
Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
R
Black Bittern
Dupetor flavicollis
R
Family: Threskiornithidae
   
White-headed Ibis
Threskiornis aethiopica
R
Black Ibis
(Red-naped Ibis)
Pseudibis papillosa
R
Eurasian Spoonbill
(Spoonbill, White Spoonbill)
Platalea leucorodia
R
Family: Ciconiidae
   
Painted Stork
Mycteria leucocephala
R
Asian Openbill
(Asian Openbill Stork,)
Anastomus oscitans
R
Black Stork
Ciconia nigra
W
Woolly-necked Stork (White-necked)
Ciconia episcopus
R
Lesser Adjutant
(Lesser Adjutant Stork)
Leptoptilos javanicus
R
ORDER: PASSERIFORMES
   
Family: Pittidae
   
Indian Pitta
Pitta brachyura
S
Family Irenidae    
Golden-fronted Leafbird
Chloropsis aurifrons
R
Blue-winged Leafbird
Chloropsis cochinchensis
R
Family: Laniidae
   
Brown Shrike
Lanius cristatus
W
Bay-backed Shrike
Lanius vittatus
R
Long-tailed Shrike
(Rufous-backed)
Lanius schach
R
Family: Corvidae
   
Corvinae
   
Corvini
   
Rufous Treepie (Indian Treepie)
Dendrocitta vagabunda
R
House Crow
Corvus splendens
R
Large-billed Crow (Jungle/Black Crow)
Corvus macrorhynchos
R
Oriolini
   
Eurasian Golden Oriole
(Golden Oriole)
Oriolus oriolus
R
Black-hooded Oriole (Black-headed)
Oriolus xanthornus
R
Large Cuckooshrike
Coracina macei
R
Black-winged Cuckooshrike
(Smaller Grey/Dark Cuckooshrike)
Coracina melaschistos
R
Black-headed Cuckooshrike
Small Minivet(Little Minivet)
Coracina melanoptera
R
White-bellied Minivet
Pericrocotus erythropygius
W
Long-tailed Minivet
(Orange Minivet)
Pericrocotus ethologus
R
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike
(Pied Flycatcher-shrike)
Hemipus picatus
R
Dicrurinae
   
Rhipidurini
   
White-browed Fantail (Flycatcher)
(White-breasted Fantail Flycatcher)
Rhipidura aureola
R
Dicrurini
   
Black Drongo
Dicrurus macrocercus
R
Ashy Drongo(Grey)
Dicrurus leucophaeus
W
White-bellied Drongo
(White-vented Drongo)
Dicrurus caerulescens
R
Spangled Drongo (Hair-crested)
Dicrurus hottentottus
R
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
(Large Racquet-tailed Drongo)
Dicrurus paradiseus
R
Monarchini    
Black-naped Monarch
(Black-naped Flycatcher, Azure Flycatcher)
Hypothymis azurea
R
Asian Paradise-flycatcher
(Paradise-flycatcher)
Terpsiphone paradisi
S
Aegithininae
   
Common Iora (Iora)
Aegithina tiphia
R
Malaconotinae
   
Large Woodshrike
Tephrodornis gularis
R
Common Woodshrike
(Woodshrike, Lesser Wood-shrike)
Tephrodornis pondicerianus
R
Family: Muscicapidae
   
Turdinae
   
Blue-capped Rock Thrush
(Blue-headed Rock Thrush)
Monticola cinclorhynchus
R
Blue Rock Thrush
Monticola solitarius
R
White-throated Thrush
(Orange-headed Ground Thrush)
Zoothera citrina cyanotus
R
Plain-backed Thrush
Zoothera mollissima
V
Tickell’s Thrush
(Indian Grey Thrush)
Turdus unicolor
W
Muscicapinae
   
Muscicapini
   
Asian Brown Flycatcher
(Brown Flycatcher)
Muscicapa dauurica
R
Red-throated Flycatcher
(Red-breasted Flycatcher)
Ficedula parva
W
Ultramarine Flycatcher
(White-browed Blue Flycatcher)
Ficedula superciliaris
W
Slaty-blue Flycatcher
Ficedula tricolor
W
Verditer Flycatcher
Eumyias thalassina
P
Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher
(Orange-breasted Blue Flycatcher)
Cyornis tickelliae
R
Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher
(Grey-headed Flycatcher)
Culicicapa ceylonensis
R
Saxicolini
   
Bluethroat
Erithacus svecicus
W
Siberian Rubythroat
Erithacus calliope
W
Oriental Magpie Robin
(Magpie Robin, Dayal)
Copsychus saularis
R
Indian Robin
|(Black Robin, Indian Chat)
Saxicoloides fulicata
R
Black Redstart
Phoenicurus ochruros
W
Common Stonechat
(Collared BushchatStonechat)
Saxicola torquata
W
Pied Bushchat
(Pied Stone-chat)
Saxicola caprata
R
Grey Bushchat
(Dark-grey Bushchat)
Saxicola ferrea
V
Brown Rock-chat
(Indian Chat)
Cercomela fusca
R
Family: Sturnidae
   
Chestnut-tailed Starling
(Grey-headed Myna)
Sturnus malabaricus
R
Brahminy Starling
(Black-headed /Brahminy Myna)
Sturnus pagodarum
R
Rosy Starling
(Rosy Pastor, Rose-coloured Starling)
Sturnus roseus
P
Asian Pied Starling
(Pied Myna)
Sturnus contra
R
Common Myna (Mynah)
Acridotheres tristis
R
Bank Myna
Acridotheres ginginianus
R
Jungle Myna
Acridotheres fuscus
 
Family: Sittidae
   
Sittinae
   
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch
Sitta castanea
R
Salpornithini
   
Spotted Creeper (Grey)
Salpornis spilonotus
R
Parinae
   
Great Tit (Grey Tit)
Parus major
R
Family: Hirundinidae
   
Plain Martin
(Plain Sand Martin)
Riparia paludicola
R
Eurasian Crag Martin
(Crag Martin, Northern Crag Martin)
Hirundo rupestris
P
Dusky Crag Martin
Hirundo concolor
R
Barn Swallow
(Swallow, Common Swallow)
Hirundo rustica
R
Wire-tailed Swallow
Hirundo smithii
R
Red-rumped Swallow (Striated)
Hirundo daurica
R
Family: Pycnonotidae
   
Red-vented Bulbul
Pycnonotus cafer
R
Family: Cisticolidae
   
Zitting Cisticola
(Streaked Fantail Warbler)
   
Grey-breasted Prinia
Prinia hodgsonii
R
Jungle Prinia
Prinia sylvatica
R
Family: Zosteropidae
   
Oriental White-eye
(White-eye, Small White-eye)
Zosterops palpebrosus
R
Family: Sylviidae
   
Blyth’s Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus dumetorum
W
Clamorous Reed Warbler
(Indian Great Reed Warbler)
Acrocephalus stentoreus
R
Common Tailorbird(Tailorbird)
Orthotomus sutorius
R
Common Chiffchaff
(Brown Leaf Warbler, Chiffchaff)
Phylloscopus collybita
W
Dusky Warbler
(Dusky Leaf Warbler)
Phylloscopus fuscatus
V
Tickell’s Leaf Warbler
(Tickell’s Warbler)
Phylloscopus affinis
P
Sulphur-bellied Warbler
(Olivaceous Leaf Warbler)
Phylloscopus griseolus
W
Yellow-browed Warbler
(Inornate Leaf Warbler, Plain Leaf Warbler)
Phylloscopus inornatus
V
Hume’s Warbler
(Plain Leaf Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler)
Phylloscopus humei
W
Greenish Warbler
(Dull Green Leaf Warbler)
Phylloscopus trochiloides
W
Blyth’s Leaf Warbler (Crowned)
Phylloscopus reguloides
V
Sylviinae
   
Timaliini
   
Puff-throated Babbler
(Spotted Babbler)
Pellorneum ruficeps
R
White-browed Scimitar Babbler
(Slaty-headed Scimitar Babbler)
Pomatorhinus schisticeps
R
Tawny-bellied Babbler
(Rufous-bellied Babbler,)
Dumetia hyperythra
R
Yellow-eyed Babbler
Chrysomma sinense
R
Large Grey Babbler
Turdoides malcolmi
R
Jungle Babbler
(Brown-headed Tit Babbler)
Turdoides striatus
R
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta
(Quaker Babbler)
Alcippe poioicephala
R
Sylviini
   
Lesser Whitethroat
Sylvia curruca blythi
W
Family: Alaudidae
   
Bengal Bushlark
Mirafra assamica
R
Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark
Eremopterix grisea
R
Rufous-tailed Lark
Ammomanes phoenicurus
R
Family: Nectariniidae
   
Nectariniinae
   
Dicaeini
   
Thick-billed Flowerpecker
Dicaeum agile
R
Pale-billed Flowerpecker
(Tickell’s / Small Flowerpecker)
Dicaeum erythrorynchos
R
Nectariniini
   
Purple Sunbird
Nectarinia asiatica
R
Family:Passeridae
   
Passerinae
   
House Sparrow
Passer domesticus
R
Chestnut-shouldered Petronia
(Yellow-throated Sparrow)
Petronia xanthocollis
R
Motacillinae    
Forest Wagtail
Dendronanthus indicus
W
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail)
Motacilla alba personata
W
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail)
Motacilla alba alboides
W
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail)
Motacilla alba dukhunensis
W
White-browed Wagtail
(Large Pied Wagtail)
Motacilla maderaspatensis
R
Citrine Wagtail
(Yellow-headed/hooded Wagtail)
Motacilla citreola citreola
W
Citrine Wagtail
Motacilla citreola calcarata
W
Yellow Wagtail
Motacilla flava
W
Grey Wagtail
Motacilla cinerea
W
Paddyfield Pipit
(Indian Pipit)
Anthus rufulus
R
Tawny Pipit
Anthus campestris
W
Long-billed Pipit
(Brown Rock pipit)
Anthus similis
W
Olive-backed Pipit
(Indian Tree Pipit)
Anthus hodgsoni
W
Ploceinae    
Baya Weaver (Baya)
Ploceus philippinus
R
Estrildinae
   
Indian Silverbill
(White-throated Munia)
Lonchura malabarica
R
White-rumped Munia
(White-backed Munia)
Lonchura striata
R
Black-throated Munia
(Rufous-bellied Munia)
Lonchura kelaarti
R
Scaly-breasted Munia
(Spotted Munia, Nutmeg Mannikin)
Lonchura punctulata
R
Carduelini    
Common Rosefinch
Carpodacus erythrinus
W
Emberizinae    
Crested Bunting
Melophus lathami
R
Grey-necked Bunting
Emberiza buchanani
W
White-capped Bunting
(Chestnut-breasted Bunting)
Emberiza stewarti
W
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