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The Birds of Kaziranga National ParkCompiled by Maan Barua and P. Sharma
Updated by Anwaruddin Choudhury September 2003

Old names in brackets ()


Family: Phasianidae

Swamp Francolin (Swamp Partridge) Francolinus gularis
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis
White-cheeked Partridge Arborophila atrogularis
(White-cheeked Hill Partridge)
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos
Grey Peacock Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum
(Peacock Pheasant)


Family: Dendrocygndiae

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

Family: Anatidae


Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
(White-fronted Goose)
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus
Ruddy Shelduck (Ruddy Sheldrake) Tadorna ferruginea
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Cotton Pygmy-goose (Cotton Teal) Nettapus coromandelianus


Gadwall Anas strepera
Falcated Duck (Falcated Teal) Anas falcata
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
Baikal Teal Anas formosa
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
Smew Mergellus albellus
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
(Goosander, Merganser)


Family: Turnicidae

Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki
(Button Quail)
Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator
(Common Bustardquail)


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)
Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus
(Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker)
Greater Yellownape Picus flavinucha
(Greater Yellow-naped Woodpecker)
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)
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis
(Red-eared Bay Woodpecker)

Family: Megalaimidae

Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata
Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica
Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima australis
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala
(Crimson-breasted Barbet)


Family: Bucerotidae

Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
(Great Pied Hornbill, Giant Hornbill)
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

Family: Halcyonidae

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

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-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
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
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
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)
Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea
(Koel, Common Koel)
Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis
(Large Green-billed Malkoha)

Family: Centropodidae

Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis
Lesser Coucal(Small Coucal) Centropus bengalensis


Family: Psittacidae

Vernal Hanging Parrot Loriculus vernalis
(Indian Lorikeet)
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
(Large Indian Parakeet, Large Parakeet)
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii
(Eastern Slaty-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)
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
House Swift (Little Swift) Apus affinis


Family: Tytonidae

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Family: Strigidae

Eurasian Scops Owl Otus scops
(European 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)
Dusky Eagle Owl Bubo coromandus
(Dusky Horned Owl)
Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis
Tawny Fish Owl Ketupa flavipes
Collared Owlet (Collared Pygmy) Glaucidium brodiei
Asian Barred Owlet (Barred Owlet) Glaucidium cuculoides
Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum
(Barred Jungle Owlet)
Spotted Owlet Athene brama
Forest Owlet(Forest Spotted Owlet) Athene blewitti
Brown Hawk Owl(Brown Boobook) Ninox scutulata

Family: Caprimulgidae

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



Rock pigeon (Blue Rock Pigeon) Columba livia
Pale-capped Pigeon (Purple Wood) Columba punicea
Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis
(Rufous Turtle Dove)
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
Red Collared Dove (Red Turtle) Streptopelia tranquebarica
Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
(Indian Ring, Collared)
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)
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

Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo

Family: Rallidae

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
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


Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala
Common Snipe (Fantail Snipe) Gallinago gallinago
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus


Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
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
Great Knot (Eastern Knot) Calidris tenuirostris
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
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

Great Thick-knee Esacus recurvirostris
(Great Stone Plover)

Family: Charadriidae


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


Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva
(Eastern /Asiatic Golden Plover)
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
(Little Plover, Little Ring Plover)
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sand Plover (Mongolian) Charadrius mongolus
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
(Eurasian Lapwing, Lapwing)
River Lapwing (Spur-winged) Vanellus duvaucelii
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus

Family: Glareolidae


Small Pratincole Glareola lactea
(Little Pratincole)

Family: Laridae


Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis


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
River Tern Sterna aurantia
(Indian River Tern)
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Little Tern Sterna albifrons
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda
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)
Grey-headed Fish Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus
(Himalayan, Grey-headed Fishing Eagle)
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
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
(Sparrow Hawk, Northern Sparrowhawk)
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa
(White-eyed Buzzard Eagle)
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo
(Buzzard, Eurasian Buteo)
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
(Long-legged Buteo)
Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis
Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca
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)
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
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus

Family: Anhingidae

Darter Anhinga melanogaster
(Indian Darter, Oriental Darter, Snakebird)

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)
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

Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans
(Asian Openbill Stork)
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
Woolly-necked Stork (White-necked) Ciconia episcopus
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
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
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura

Family: Eurylaimidae

Silver-breasted Broadbill (Collared) Serilophus lunatus

Family: Irenidae

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

Family: Laniidae

Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
(Rufous-backed Shrike)
Grey-backed Shrike (Tibetan) Lanius tephronotus

Family: Corvidae


Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis
Rufous Treepie (Indian Treepie) Dendrocitta vagabunda
Grey Treepie (Himalyan Treepie) Dendrocitta formosae
House Crow Corvus splendens
Large-billed Crow (Jungle/Black Crow) Corvus macrorhynchos


Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus
(Ashy Swallow-shrike)


Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris
Black-hooded Oriole (Black-headed) Oriolus xanthornus
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii
Large Cuckooshrike Coracina macei
Bar-bellied Cuckooshrike (Barred) Coracina striata
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos
(Smaller Grey/Dark Cuckooshrike)
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: Muscicapidae


Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius
Blue Whistling Thrush Myophonus caeruleus
(Whistling Thrush)
Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina
Long-tailed Thrush Zoothera dixoni
(Long-tailed Mountain Thrush)
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma
(Speckled Mountain Thrush)
Black-breasted Thrush Turdus dissimilis
White-collared Blackbird Turdus albocinctus
Grey-winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul
Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis
(Red-throated/Black-throated Thrush)
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)
Ferruginous Flycatcher Muscicapa ferruginea
Yellow-rumped Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia
Slaty-backed Flycatcher Ficedula hodgsonii
(Rusty-breasted Blue Flycatcher)
Red-throated Flycatcher Ficedula parva
(Red-breasted Flycatcher)
Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra
(Rufous-breasted Blue Flycatcher)
Little Pied Flycatcher (Westermann's) Ficedula westermanni
Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina
Large Niltava Niltava grandis
Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae
Pale-chinned Flycatcher Cyornis poliogenys
(Brook's 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
Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis
(Magpie Robin Dayal)
White-rumped Shama(Shama) Copsychus malabaricus
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus
White-capped Water Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus
(White-capped Redstart)
Plumbeous Water Redstart Rhyacornis fuliginosus
(Plumbeous Redstart)
White-tailed Robin Myiomela leucura
(White-tailed Blue Robin)
Black-backed Forktail Enicurus immaculatus
Slaty-backed Forktail Enicurus schistaceus
White-crowned Forktail Enicurus leschenaulti
(Leschenault's Forktail)
Hodgson's Bushchat Saxicola insignis
(White-throated Bushchat)
Common Stonechat Saxicola torquata
(Collared Bushchat)
White-tailed Stonechat Saxicola leucura
(White-tailed Bushchat)
Jerdon's Bushchat Saxicola jerdoni
Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferrea
(Dark-grey Bushchat)

Family: Sturnidae

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)
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)
Hill Myna Gracula religiosa
(Grackle, Common Hill Myna, Talking Myna)

Family: Sittidae


Chestnut-vented Nuthatch Sitta nagaensis
(Common Nuthatch, Eurasian Nuthatch)
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis
(Velvet-fronted Blue Nuthatch)


Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria

Family: Paridae


Great Tit (Grey Tit) Parus major
Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea

Family: Hirundinidae

Pale Martin (Collared Sand Martin) Riparia diluta
Sand Martin (Collared Sand Martin) Riparia riparia
Plain Martin Riparia paludicola
(Plain Sand Martin)
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
(Swallow, Common Swallow)
Red-rumped Swallow (Striated) Hirundo daurica
Striated Swallow (Larger Striated) Hirundo striolata
Streak-throated Swallow Hirundo fluvicola
(Indian Cliff Swallow)

Family: Pycnonotidae

Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer
White-throated Bulbul Alophoixus flaveolus
Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala
(Brown-eared 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)
Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii
(Franklin's Wren Warbler)
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis
(Streaked Wren Warbler)
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)
Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler Cettia fortipes
(Strong-footed Bush Warbler)
Chestnut-crowned Bush Warbler Cettia major
(Large Bush Warbler)
Grey-sided Bush Warbler Cettia brunnifrons
(Rufous-capped Bush Warbler)
Spotted Bush Warbler Bradypterus thoracicus
Long-billed Bush Warbler (Large) Bradypterus major
Chinese Bush Warbler Bradypterus tacsanowskius
Rusty-rumped Warbler Locustella certhiola
(Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler)
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Blunt-winged Warbler Acrocephalus concinens
Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
(Indian Great Reed Warbler)
Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon
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)
Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus chloronotus
(Pallas's Leaf Warbler)
Brooks's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus subviridis
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus
(Inornate Leaf Warbler, Plain Leaf Warbler)
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
(Dull Green Leaf Warbler)
Large-billed Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris
(Large-billed Tree 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)
Yellow-bellied Warbler Abroscopus superciliaris
(Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Warbler)


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


White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus
Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax monileger
(Necklaced Laughing Thrush)
Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax pectoralis
(Black-gorgeted Laughingthrush)
Rufous-necked Laughingthrush Garrulax ruficollis



Abbott's Babbler Malacocincla abbotti
Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre
(Marsh Spotted Babbler)
Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps
(Spotted Babbler)
Brown-capped Babbler Pellorneum fuscocapillum
Large Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus hypoleucos
(Long-billed Scimitar Babbler)
White-browed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps
(Slaty-headed Scimitar Babbler)
Pygmy Wren Babbler Pnoepyga pusilla
(Brown Wren Babbler)
Rufous-fronted Babbler Stachyris rufifrons
(Red-fronted /Buff-chested Babbler)
Golden Babbler Stachyris chrysaea
(Golden/Gold-headed Babbler)
Grey-throated Babbler Stachyris nigriceps
(Black-throated 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
White-hooded Babbler Gampsorhynchus rufulus
(White-headed Shrike Babbler)
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala
(Quaker Babbler)
White-bellied Yuhina Yuhina zantholeuca
Black-breasted Parrotbill Paradoxornis flavirostris
(Gould's Parrotbill)


Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca

Family: Alaudidae

Singing Bushlark (Lark) Mirafra cantillans
Rufous-winged Bushlark Mirafra affinis
(Rufous-winged Lark, Bush Lark)
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
Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorynchos
(Tickell's / Small Flowerpecker)
Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor
(Plain-colored Flowerpecker)
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum


Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (Rubycheek) Anthreptes singalensis
Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica
Mrs Gould's Sunbird Aethopyga gouldiae
(Gould's Sunbird)
Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata
(Black-breasted Sunbird)
Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
(Yellow-backed Sunbird)
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna



House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Tree Sparrow) Passer montanus


Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail) Motacilla alba
White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis
(Large Pied Wagtail)
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
(Yellow-headed/hooded Wagtail)
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi
Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus
(Indian Pipit)
Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
(Indian Tree Pipit, Olive Tree Pipit)
Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus
(Vinaceous-breasted Pipit)


Black-breasted Weaver Ploceus benghalensis
(Black-throated Weaver/Weaver Bird)
Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar
(Streaked Weaver/Striated Weaver)
Baya 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


Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola
Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala

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