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Desert National Park

 

A Checklist of the Birds of The Desert National Park, Rajasthan
by Harkirat Singh Sangha August 2003

 
 

ORDER: GALLIFORMES

Family: Phasianidae

Grey Francolin (Grey Partridge) Francolinus pondicerianus
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Rain Quail (Black-breasted Quail) Coturnix coromandelica
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
(Common Peafowl , Blue Peafowl )

Family: Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck(Wryneck) Jynx torquilla
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis
(Yellow-fronted Pied Woodpecker, Yellow-fronted Woodpecker)
(Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker, Black-rumped Goldenback ,Golden-backed Woodpecker)

ORDER: UPUPIFORMES

Family: Upupidae

Common Hoopoe(Hoopoe) Upupa epops

ORDER: CORACIIFORMES

Family: Coraciidae

European Roller Coracias garrulus
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis

Family: Halcyonidae

White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
(White-breasted Kingfisher)

Family: Meropidae

Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
(Little Green Bee-eater)
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus

ORDER: STRIGIFORMES

Family: Strigidae

Eurasian Eagle Owl Bubo bubo hemachalana
(Great Horned Owl)
Spotted Owlet Athene brama
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus

Family: Caprimulgidae

Eurasian Nightjar (European) Caprimulgus europaeus

ORDER:COLUMBIFORMES

Family:Columbidae

Rock pigeon (Blue Rock Pigeon) Columba livia
Laughing Dove (Little Brown) Streptopelia senegalensis
Red Collared Dove (Red Turtle) Streptopelia tranquebarica
Eurasian Collared Dove (Indian Ring) Streptopelia decaocto

ORDER: GRUIFORMES

Family: Otididae

Indian Bustard (Great Indian) Ardeotis nigriceps
McQueen’s Bustard (Houbara) Chlamydotis macqueeni

ORDER: CICONIIFORMES

Family: Pteroclidae

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus
(Indian Sandgrouse)
Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis
(Imperial Sandgrouse)
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Recurvirostrini

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus

Charadriinae

Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
(Little Plover, Little Ring Plover)
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus

Family: Glareolidae

Glareolinae

Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor

Indian Courser

Cursorius coromandelicus

Family: Accipitridae

Accipitrinae

Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus
(Black-winged Kite)
Black Kite Milvus migrans
(Pariah Kite, Dark Kite, Black-eared Kite)
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)
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)
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus
(Pale Harrier)
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa
(White-eyed Buzzard Eagle, White-eyed Hawk)
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo
(Buzzard, Eurasian Buteo)
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
(Long-legged Buteo)
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
(Eurasian Tawny Eagle)
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca

Family: Falconidae

Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
(Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel)
Merlin Falco columbarius
Laggar Falcon Falco jugger

Family: Laniidae

Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Rufous-tailed Shrike (Isabelline) Lanius isabellinus
Bay-backed Shrike Lanius vittatus
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
(Rufous-backed, Rufous-rumped, Black-headed,Rufous-backed Shrike)
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor

Family: Corvidae

Corvini

House Crow Corvus splendens
Large-billed Crow (Jungle/Black Crow) Corvus macrorhynchos
Common Raven(Raven) Corvus corax

Dicrurini

Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus

Family: Muscicapidae

Muscicapini

Red-throated Flycatcher Ficedula parva
(Red-breasted Flycatcher)

Saxicolini

Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes
(Rufous Chat, Rufous-tailed Bush Chat, Rufous Bush Robin)
Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis
(Magpie Robin, Asian Magpie Robin, Robin Dayal)
Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicata
(Black Robin, Indian Chat)
Stoliczka’s Bushchat Saxicola macrorhyncha
(White-browed Bushchat, Stoliczka’s Whin-chat)
Common Stonechat Saxicola torquata
(Collared Bushchat,Siberian Stonechat, Stonechat)
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
(Pied Stone-chat)
Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata pictata
(Pied Chat, Pied Wheatear)
Rufous-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna
(Red-tailed Chat, Red-tailed Wheatear)
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Isabelline Wheatear (Chat) Oenanthe isabellina
Brown Rock-chat Cercomela fusca
(Indian Chat)

Family: Sturnidae

Brahminy Starling Sturnus pagodarum
(Black-headed /Brahminy Myna)
Rosy Starling Sturnus roseus
(Rosy Pastor, Rose-coloured Starling)
Common Myna(Mynah) Acridotheres tristis

Family: Hirundinidae

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
(Swallow, Common Swallow)
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
Red-rumped Swallow(Striated) Hirundo daurica

Family: Pycnonotidae

White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis
(White-cheeked Bulbul)
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer

Family: Cisticolidae

Rufous-fronted Prinia (Wren Warbler) Prinia buchanani
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis
(Streaked Wren Warbler, Graceful Stripe-backed Prinia, Fulvous-streaked Prinia)

Family: Sylviidae

Plain Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus neglectus
Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus
(Olivaceous Leaf Warbler)

Sylviinae

Common Babbler Turdoides caudatus

Sylviini

Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
Desert Warbler Sylvia nana

Family: Alaudidae

Black-crowned Sparrow Lark Eremopterix nigriceps
(Black-crowned Finch Lark)
Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark Eremopterix grisea
(Ashy-crowned Finch Lark)
Rufous-tailed Lark Ammomanes phoenicurus
(Rufous-tailed Finch Lark)
Desert Lark (Finch Lark) Ammomanes deserti
Greater Hoopoe Lark Alaemon alaudipes
(Bisfasciated Lark, Hoopoe Lark)
Bimaculated lark Melanocorypha bimaculata
(Eastern Calandra Lark)
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
(Short-toed lark)
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens
Crested Lark Galerida cristata X
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula
(Eastern Skylark, Oriental Lark, Indian Lark, Little Skylark)

Family: Nectariniidae

Nectariniini

Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica

Family:Passeridae

Passerinae

House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Chestnut-shouldered Petronia Petronia xanthocollis
(Yellow-throated Sparrow, Chestnut-souldered Rock Sparrow)

Motacillinae

White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail) Motacilla alba personata
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
(Brown Rock pipit)

Estrildinae

Indian Silverbill Lonchura malabarica
(White-throated Munia/Silverbill, Common Silverbill)

Family: Fringillidae

Carduelini

Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus
(Trumpeter Bullfinch)

Emberizinae

House Bunting Emberiza striolata
(Striolated Bunting)
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala

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