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Blue Mountain

 

A Checklist of the Birds of
The Blue Mountain National Park (Phawngpui), Mizoram
by Dipankar Ghose October 2003

 

ORDER: GALLIFORMES

Family: Phasianidae

Hill Partridge (Common Hill Partridge) Arborophila torqueola
Rufous-throated Partridge Arborophila rufogularis
(Rufous throated hill partridge)
Mountain Bamboo Partridge Bambusicola fytchii
(Bamboo Partridge)
Blyth’s Tragopan Tragopan blythii
Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos
Mrs Hume’s Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae
(Mrs Hume’s Barred-back Pheasant)

ORDER: PICIFORMES

Family: Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck (Wryneck) Jynx torquilla
Speckled Piculet(Spotted Piculet) Picumnus innominatus
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus
(Rufous-bellied Sapsucker)
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis
(Red-eared Bay Woodpecker)

Family: Megalaimidae

Great Barbet Megalaima virens
(Great Hill Barbet, Great Himalayan Barbet)
Golden-throated Barbet Megalaima franklinii
Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica

ORDER: CUCULIFORMES

Family: Cuculidae

Large Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
Eurasian Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
(The Cuckoo, Common Cuckoo)
Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii
(Indian Banded Bay Cuckoo)
Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus
(Rufous-bellied Plaintive Cuckoo)
Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis
(Large Green-billed Malkoha)

ORDER: STRIGIFORMES

Family: Strigidae

Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia
(Scops Owl, Little Scops Owl)

Family: Caprimulgidae

Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus
(Indian Jungle Nightjar)

ORDER:COLUMBIFORMES

Family:Columbidae

Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis
(Rufous Turtle Dove)
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
(Bronze-winged Dove)
Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon Treron sphenura
(Wedge-tailed Pigeon)
Mountain Imperial Pigeon (Imperial) Ducula badia

Family: Accipitridae

Accipitrinae

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela
Shikra Accipiter badius

Family: Falconidae

Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
(Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel)
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
(Red-capped Falcon, Barbary Falcon)


ORDER: PASSERIFORMES

Family: Irenidae

Orange-bellied Leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii

Family: Laniidae

Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Grey-backed Shrike (Tibetan) Lanius tephronotus

Family: Corvidae

Oriolini

Small Minivet (Little Minivet) Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
(Orange Minivet)

Dicrurinae

Rhipidurini

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

Dicrurini

Ashy Drongo (Grey) Dicrurus leucophaeus
Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus
(Little Bronzed Drongo)
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer
(Small Racket-tailed Drongo)
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
(Racket-tailed Drongo)

Family: Muscicapidae

Turdinae

Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush Monticola rufiventris
Blue Whistling Thrush Myophonus caeruleus
(Whistling Thrush)
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma
(Speckled Mountain Thrush)
Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx leucophrys
White-browed Shortwing Brachypteryx montana

Muscicapinae

Muscicapini

Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica
(Sooty Flycatcher, Asian Sooty Flycatcher)
Little Pied Flycatcher (Westermann’s) Ficedula westermanni
Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina
Large Niltava Niltava grandis
Rufous-bellied Niltava (Beautiful) Niltava sundara

Saxicolini

White-browed Bush Robin Tarsiger indicus
Spotted Forktail Enicurus maculatus
Purple Cochoa Cochoa purpurea
Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferrea
(Dark-grey Bushchat)

Family: Sittidae

Sittinae

White-tailed Nuthatch Sitta himalayensis

Family: Certhiidae

Certhiinae

Certhinii

Brown-throated Treecreeper Certhia discolor
(Sikkim Treecreeper)

Family: Paridae

Parinae

Yellow-cheeked Tit Parus spilonotus
(Black-spotted Yellow Tit)

Family: Aegithalidae

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

Family: Hirundinidae

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
(Swallow, Common Swallow)
Nepal House Martin Delichon nipalensis
(Nepal Martin)

Family: Pycnonotidae

Crested Finchbill Spizixos canifrons
(Finch-billed Bulbul)
Striated Bulbul Pycnonotus striatus
(Striated Green Bulbul)
Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer
Mountain Bulbul Hypsipetes mcclellandii
(Rufous-bellied Bulbul)
Black Bulbul (Gray) Hypsipetes leucocephalus

Family: Cisticolidae

Striated Prinia Prinia criniger
(Brown Hill Warbler/Prinia)

Family: Sylviidae

Acrocephalinae

Chestnut-headed Tesia Tesia castaneocoronata
(Chestnut-headed Ground Warbler)
Mountain Tailorbird Orthotomus cuculatus
(Golden-headed Tailorbird)
(Pallas’s Leaf Warbler)
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
( Dull Green Leaf Warbler)
Eastern Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus
Golden-spectacled Warbler Seicercus burkii
(Black-browed Flycatcher Warbler)
Chestnut-crowned Warbler Seicercus castaniceps
(Chestnut-headed Flycatcher Warbler)
Black-faced Warbler Abroscopus schisticeps
(Black-faced Flycatcher Warbler)

Garrulacinae

Striped Laughingthrush Garrulax virgatus
(Manipur Streaked Laughingthrush)
Brown-capped Laughingthrush Garrulax austeni
Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax erythrocephalus
(Red-headed Laughingthrush)

Sylviinae

Timaliini

Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ruficollis
(Rufous-necked Scimitar Babbler)
Red-billed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ochraciceps
(Lloyd’s Scimitar Babbler)
(Red-billed Babbler)
Golden Babbler Stachyris chrysaea
(Golden/Gold-headed Babbler)
Silver-eared Mesia Leiothrix argentauris
Cutia Cutia nipalensis
(Nepal Cutia)
White-browed Shrike Babbler Pteruthius flaviscapis
(Red-winged Shrike Babbler)
Black-eared Shrike Babbler Pteruthius melanotis
(Chestnut-throated Shrike Babbler)
Rusty-fronted Barwing Actinodura egertoni
Blue-winged Minla Minla cyanouroptera
(Blue-winged Siva)
Chestnut-tailed Minla Minla strigula
(Bar-throated Siva/Minla)
Red-tailed Minla Minla ignotincta
Rufous-winged Fulvetta Alcippe castaneceps
(Chestnut-headed Tit Babbler)
Rusty-capped Fulvetta Alcippe dubia
(Rufous-headed Tit Babbler)
(Black-capped Sibia)
Grey Sibia Heterophasia gracilis
Long-tailed Sibia Heterophasia picaoides
Whiskered Yuhina Yuhina flavicollis
(Yellow-naped Yuhina)
Stripe-throated Yuhina Yuhina gularis

Family: Nectariniidae

Nectariniinae

Dicaeini

Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum

Nectariniini

Green-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga nipalensis
(Nepal Yellow-backed Sunbird)
Fire-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga ignicauda
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna

Family:Passeridae

Motacillinae

Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
(Indian Tree Pipit, Olive Tree Pipit)

Family: Fringillidae

Carduelini

Yellow-breasted Greenfinch Carduelis spinoides
(Himalayan Greenfinch)
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
Scarlet Finch Haematospiza sipahi

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