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Number of endemics: 9
Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 4
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PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra
Indian Pond-Heron Ardeola grayii
Chinese Pond-Heron Ardeola bacchus
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Lesser Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna javanica
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Sunda Teal Anas gibberifrons
Andaman Teal Anas albogularis Endemic
Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes
Black Kite Milvus migrans Rare/Accidental
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
White-bellied Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela
Andaman Serpent-Eagle Spilornis elgini Endemic Near-threatened
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis
Besra Accipiter virgatus
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Rare/Accidental
Changeable Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus
Flores Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus floris Endangered
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus Introduced species
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Introduced species
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Andaman Crake Rallina canningi Endemic Data deficient
Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae
Crab Plover Dromas ardeola
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Beach Thick-knee Burhinus magnirostris Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus
Greater SandPlover Charadrius leschenaultii
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus Rare/Accidental
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
Great Snipe Gallinago media Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris Rare/Accidental
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Rare/Accidental
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Rare/Accidental
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Rare/Accidental
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Andaman Wood-Pigeon Columba palumboides Near-threatened
Red Collared-Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
Andaman Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia rufipennis Near-threatened
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Near-threatened
Pompadour Green-Pigeon Treron pompadora
Green Imperial-Pigeon Ducula aenea
Pied Imperial-Pigeon Ducula bicolor
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri
Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda Near-threatened
Vernal Hanging-Parrot Loriculus vernalis
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Large Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus sparverioides Rare/Accidental
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus
Asian Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx maculatus
Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis
Andaman Coucal Centropus andamanensis Endemic
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Andaman Scops-Owl Otus balli Endemic Near-threatened
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia
Andaman Hawk-Owl Ninox affinis Near-threatened
Brown Hawk-Owl Ninox scutulata
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus Rare/Accidental
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus
Andaman Nightjar Caprimulgus andamanicus Endemic
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta
Himalayan Swiftlet Aerodramus brevirostris
Edible-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus fuciphagus
Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus
Common Swift Apus apus Rare/Accidental
Dark-rumped Swift Apus acuticauda Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting
Black-backed Kingfisher Ceyx erithaca
Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis
Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Narcondam Hornbill Aceros narcondami Endemic Vulnerable
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei
Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei Endemic Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii Rare/Accidental
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
White wagtail Motacilla alba
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Large Cuckoo-shrike Coracina macei
Bar-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Coracina striata
Pied Triller Lalage nigra
Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus Rare/Accidental
Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Black-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus atriceps
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius Rare/Accidental
Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina
Siberian Thrush Zoothera sibirica Rare/Accidental
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Pale-footed Bush-Warbler Cettia pallidipes
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata
Pallas's Warbler Locustella certhiola
Oriental Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis Rare/Accidental
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
Large-billed Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Siberian Blue Robin Larvivora cyane Rare/Accidental
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis
White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea
Asian Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
 
Passeriformes.: Pachycephalidae
Mangrove Whistler Pachycephala grisola
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis
 
Passeriformes.: Dicaeidae
Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
 
Passeriformes.: Irenidae
Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus Rare/Accidental
Andaman Drongo Dicrurus andamanensis Near-threatened
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
 
Passeriformes.: Artamidae
White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Andaman Treepie Dendrocitta bayleyi Endemic Near-threatened
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis
Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Introduced species
Daurian Starling Sturnia sturnina Rare/Accidental
White-headed Starling Sturnia erythropygia
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata

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