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Dhubri

 
A Checklist of the Birds of Dhubri District, Assam
by Soumyadeep Datta, Nature’s Beckon. October 2003
 
ORDER: GALLIFORMES

Family: Phasianidae

Black Francolin (Black Partridge) Francolinus francolinus
Manipur Bush Quail Perdicula manipurensis
Mountain Bamboo Partridge Bambusicola fytchii

ORDER: ANSERIFORMES

Family: Dendrocygndiae

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

Family: Anatidae

Anserini

Ruddy Shelduck (Ruddy Sheldrake) Tadorna ferruginea
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
Cotton Pygmy-goose (Cotton Teal) Nettapus coromandelianus

Anatini

Gadwall Anas strepera
Eurasian Wigeon (Wigeon ) Anas penelope
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha
(Spotbil Duck, Spotbill)
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
(Shoveller)
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
(Common Pintail, Pintail)
Garganey Anas querquedula
Common Teal Anas crecca
Red-crested Pochard Rhodonessa rufina
Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca
(Ferruginous Duck, White-eyed Pochard)
Tufted Duck (Tufted Pochard) Aythya fuligula

ORDER: TURNICIFORMES

Family: Turnicidae

Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator
(Common Bustardquail)

ORDER: PICIFORMES

Family: Picidae

Stripe-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos atratus
(Stripe-breasted Pied Woodpecker)
Common Flameback Dinopium javanense
(Golden-backed Three-toed Woodpecker)
Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense
(Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker)

Family: Megalaimidae

Brown-headed Barbet (Green Barbet) Megalaima zeylanica
Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata
White-cheeked Barbet (Small Green) Megalaima viridis
Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala
(Crimson-breasted Barbet)

ORDER: BUCEROTIFORMES

Family: Bucerotidae

Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris
(Common Grey Hornbill, Gray Hornbill)

ORDER: UPUPIFORMES

Family: Upupidae

Common Hoopoe (Hoopoe) Upupa epops

ORDER: CORACIIFORMES

Family: Coraciidae

Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis

Family: Alcedinidae

Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
(Small Blue Kingfisher, Eurasian Kingfisher)

Family: Halcyonidae

Stork-billed Kingfisher Halcyon capensis
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
(White-breasted Kingfisher)

Family: Cerylidae

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

Family: Meropidae

Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
(Little Green Bee-eater)
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti

ORDER: CUCULIFORMES

Family: Cuculidae

Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
(Pied Crested Cuckoo, Jacobin Cuckoo)
Common Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus
(Indian Plaintive Cuckoo)

Family: Centropodidae

Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis
(Crow-pheasant)

ORDER: PSITTACIFORMES


Family: Psittacidae

Vernal Hanging Parrot Loriculus vernalis
(Indian Lorikeet)
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
(Large Indian Parakeet, Large Parakeet)
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri
(Rose-breasted Parakeet)

ORDER: APODIFORMES

Family: Apodidae

Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Common Swift (Swift Black Swift) Apus apus
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus
House Swift (Little Swift) Apus affinis

ORDER: STRIGIFORMES

Family: Tytonidae

Barn Owl Tyto alba

Family: Strigidae

Mountain Scops Owl Otus spilocephalus
(Spotted Scops Owl)
Eurasian Scops Owl Otus scops
(European Scops Owl)
Rock Eagle Owl Bubo bubo bengalensis
Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis
Spotted Owlet Athene brama
Brown Hawk Owl (Brown Boobook) Ninox scutulata

Family: Caprimulgidae

Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus
(Indian Jungle Nightjar)
Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus
(Common Indian Nightjar)

ORDER:COLUMBIFORMES


Family:Columbidae

Rock pigeon (Blue Rock Pigeon) Columba livia
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)
Pompadour Green Pigeon Treron pompadora
(Pompadour Pigeon)
Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea
Mountain Imperial Pigeon (Imperial) Ducula badia

ORDER: GRUIFORMES


Family: Rallidae

Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Brown Crake Amaurornis akool
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
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)

ORDER: CICONIIFORMES

Family: Scolopacidae

Scolopacinae

Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura

Tringinae

Common Redshank (Redshank) Tringa totanus
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Common Greenshank(Greenshank) Tringa nebularia
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Great Knot (Eastern Knot) Calidris tenuirostris
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta

Family: Jacanidae

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

Family: Charadriidae

Recurvirostrinae

Recurvirostrini

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

Charadriinae

Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus
(Long-billed Ringed Plover,)
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus

Family: Laridae

Larini

Yellow-legged Gull (Herring) Larus cachinnans
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
(Common Black-headed Gull)

Sternini

River Tern Sterna aurantia
(Indian River Tern)
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
(White-winged Black)

Family: Accipitridae

Accipitrinae

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
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)
Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela
Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
(Western Marsh Harrier)
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus
(Pale Harrier)
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius
(Upland Buteo)
Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis

Family: Falconidae

Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens
(Red-breasted Falconet)
Pied Falconet (White-legged) Microhierax melanoleucus
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
(Red-headed Merlin, Red-headed Falcon)

Family: Podicipedidae

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


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)
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
(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: Ciconiidae

Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans
(Asian Openbill Stork)
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus
(Lesser Adjutant Stork)
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius
(Adjutant, Greater Adjutant Stork)

ORDER: PASSERIFORMES

Family: Pittidae

Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura

Family: Irenidae

Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons
Orange-bellied Leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii

Family: Laniidae

Long-tailed Shrike Lanius Schach
Bay-backed Shrike Lanius vittatus
Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus

Family: Corvidae


Corvini

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

Artamini

Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus
(Ashy Swallow-shrike)

Oriolini

Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
(Golden Oriole)
Black-hooded Oriole (Black-headed) Oriolus xanthornus
Large Cuckooshrike Coracina macei
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos
(Smaller Grey/Dark Cuckooshrike)
Black-headed Cuckooshrike Coracina melanoptera
Small Minivet (Little Minivet) Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
(Orange Minivet)

Dicrurinae

Rhipidurini

White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis
(White-throated Fantail Flycatcher)

Dicrurini

Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
White-bellied Drongo Dicrurus caerulescens
(White-vented Drongo)
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer
(Small Racket-tailed Drongo)
Spangled Drongo (Hair-crested) Dicrurus hottentottus

Aegithininae

Common Iora (Iora) Aegithina tiphia

Family: Muscicapidae

Turdinae

Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius
Dark-sided Thrush Zoothera marginata
(Lesser Brown Thrush)

Muscicapinae

Muscicapini

Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica
(Sooty Flycatcher, Asian Sooty Flycatcher)
Little Pied Flycatcher (Westermann’s) Ficedula westermanni
Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae
(Orange-breasted Blue Flycatcher)
Pygmy Blue Flycatcher Muscicapella hodgsoni
Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis
(Grey-headed Flycatcher)

Saxicolini

Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
(Rubythroat, Eurasian Rubythroat)
Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis
(Magpie Robin Dayal)
White-rumped Shama (Shama) Copsychus malabaricus
White-capped Water Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus
(White-capped Redstart)
Plumbeous Water Redstart Rhyacornis fuliginosus
(Plumbeous Redstart)
Common Stonechat Saxicola torquata
(Collared Bushchat)
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
(Pied Stone-chat)

Family: Sturnidae

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

Family: Sittidae

Sittinae

Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta castanea

Family: Paridae

Parinae

Great Tit (Grey Tit) Parus major

Family: Hirundinidae

Dusky Crag Martin Hirundo concolor
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
(Swallow, Common Swallow)
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
Red-rumped Swallow(Striated) Hirundo daurica
Nepal House Martin Delichon nipalensis
(Nepal Martin)

Family: Pycnonotidae

Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes madagarensis

Family: Cisticolidae

Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis
(Streaked Wren Warbler)

Family: Sylviidae

Acrocephalinae

Grey-sided Bush Warbler Cettia brunnifrons
(Rufous-capped Bush Warbler)
Black-browed Reed Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata
(Booted Tree Warbler)
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
(Brown Leaf Warbler, Chiffchaff)

Megalurinae

Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis
(Large Grass Warbler)

Garrulacinae

Spot-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax merulinus
(Spotted-breasted Laughing Thrush)

Sylviinae

Timaliini

Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps
(Spotted Babbler)
Indian Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus horsfieldii
Eyebrowed Wren Babbler Napothera epilepidota
(Small Wren Babbler)
Striped Tit Babbler Macronous gularis
(Yellow-breasted Babbler)
Jerdon’s Babbler Chrysomma altirostre
(Jerdon’s Moupinia)
Common Babbler Turdoides caudatus
Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus
(Ludlow’s Fulvetta)
Rusty-capped Fulvetta Alcippe dubia
(Rufous-headed Tit Babbler)
Rufous-backed Sibia Heterophasia annectans
(Chestnut-backed Sibia)
Grey Sibia Heterophasia gracilis
White-naped Yuhina Yuhina bakeri
White-bellied Yuhina Yuhina zantholeuca

Family: Alaudidae

Singing Bushlark (Lark) Mirafra cantillans
Indian Bushlark Mirafra erythroptera
(Red-winged Bushlark, Indian Lark)
Sand Lark Calandrella raytal
(Indian Short-toed Lark, Indian Sandlark)

Family: Nectariniidae

Nectariniinae

Dicaeini

Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorynchos
(Tickell’s / Small Flowerpecker)

Nectariniini

Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica
Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata
(Black-breasted Sunbird)
Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
(Yellow-backed Sunbird)
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna

Family:Passeridae

Passerinae

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

Motacillinae

White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail) Motacilla alba
White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis
(Large Pied Wagtail)
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus
(Indian Pipit)
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta

Ploceinae

Black-breasted Weaver Ploceus benghalensis
(Black-throated Weaver/Weaver Bird)
Baya Weaver (Baya) Ploceus philippinus

Estrildinae

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