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Number of species: 125
Number of endemics: 10
Number of globally threatened species: 5
Number of introduced species: 3
See also: http://delhibird.net
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
 
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
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Malayan Night-Heron Gorsachius melanolophus
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
White-bellied Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
Nicobar Serpent-Eagle Spilornis klossi Endemic Near-threatened
Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Shikra Accipiter badius
Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri Endemic Vulnerable
Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis
Besra Accipiter virgatus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Megapodiidae
Nicobar Scrubfowl Megapodius nicobariensis Endemic Vulnerable
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae
Crab Plover Dromas ardeola
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus
Greater SandPlover Charadrius leschenaultii
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Introduced species
Andaman Wood-Pigeon Columba palumboides Endemic Near-threatened
Andaman Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia rufipennis Endemic 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
Nicobar Parakeet Psittacula caniceps Endemic Near-threatened
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
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
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia
Moluccan Scops-Owl Otus magicus Rare/Accidental
Sulawesi Scops-Owl Otus manadensis Endemic
Sangihe Scops-Owl Otus collari Endemic
Nicobar Scops-Owl Otus alius Endemic Data deficient
Andaman Hawk-Owl Ninox affinis Near-threatened
Brown Hawk-Owl Ninox scutulata
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta
Edible-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus fuciphagus
 
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
 
Passeriformes.: Pittidae
Hooded Pitta Pitta sordida
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Pied Triller Lalage nigra
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus Introduced species
Nicobar Bulbul Cyornis nicobaricus Endemic Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius Rare/Accidental
Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata
Pallas's Warbler Locustella certhiola
Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon
Pale-legged Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus tenellipes Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Brown-chested Jungle-Flycatcher? Rhinomyias brunneatus? Vulnerable
Nicobar Jungle-Flycatcher Cyornis nicobaricus Vulnerable>
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea
Asian Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis
Eastern Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
 
Passeriformes.: Irenidae
Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus Rare/Accidental
Crow-billed Drongo Dicrurus annectans
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis
Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Introduced species
Daurian Starling Sturnia sturnina
White-headed Starling Sturnia erythropygia
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata

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