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Number of species: 391
Number of globally threatened species: 16
Number of introduced species: 17
Date last reviewed: 2006-04-22
See also: http://web.singnet.com.sg/~sunnyeo/CKLIST99.xls
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma monorhis
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Christmas Island Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi Critically endangered
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Rare/Accidental
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes Vulnerable
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra
Chinese Pond-Heron Ardeola bacchus
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Malayan Night-Heron Gorsachius melanolophus
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Schrenck's Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Milky Stork Mycteria cinerea Introduced species Vulnerable
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus Vulnerable
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Wandering Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arcuata
Lesser Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna javanica
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Gadwall Anas strepera
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
Jerdon's Baza Aviceda jerdoni
Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
White-bellied Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
Lesser Fish-Eagle Ichthyophaga humilis Near-threatened
Grey-headed Fish-Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus Near-threatened
Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis Rare/Accidental
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus Near-threatened
Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Eastern Marsh-Harrier Circus spilonotus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus
Shikra Accipiter badius
Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis
Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis
Besra Accipiter virgatus Rare/Accidental
Grey-faced Buzzard Butastur indicus
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Vulnerable
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca Vulnerable
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
Rufous-bellied Eagle Aquila kienerii
Changeable Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus
Blyth's Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus alboniger
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Black-thighed Falconet Microhierax fringillarius
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Red-legged Crake Rallina fasciata
Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides
Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
 
GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus Vulnerable
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Great Thick-knee Burhinus recurvirostris
Beach Thick-knee Burhinus magnirostris Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
Small Pratincole Glareola lactea
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Malaysian Plover Charadrius peronii Near-threatened
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus
Greater SandPlover Charadrius leschenaultii
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola Vulnerable
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus Near-threatened
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Little Curlew Numenius minutus
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer Endangered
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Red-necked stint Calidris ruficollis
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus Endangered
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Red Collared-Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Zebra Dove Geopelia striata
Little Green-Pigeon Treron olax
Pink-necked Green-Pigeon Treron vernans
Cinnamon-headed Green-Pigeon Treron fulvicollis Near-threatened
Thick-billed Green-Pigeon Treron curvirostra
Jambu Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus jambu Near-threatened
Pied Imperial-Pigeon Ducula bicolor
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Cacatuidae
Little Corella Cacatua sanguinea Introduced species
Tanimbar Corella Cacatua goffiniana Introduced species Near-threatened
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea Introduced species Critically endangered
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita Introduced species
Salmon-crested Cockatoo Cacatua moluccensis Introduced species Vulnerable
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Blue-naped Parrot Psittinus cyanurus Near-threatened
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Introduced species
Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri Introduced species
Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda Near-threatened
Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot Loriculus galgulus
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Clamator coromandus
Large Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus sparverioides
Northern Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus hyperythrus
Malaysian Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus fugax
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus
Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii
Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus
Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx basalis
Little Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx minutillus
Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
Asian Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Chestnut-bellied Malkoha Phaenicophaeus sumatranus Near-threatened
Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha Phaenicophaeus curvirostris
Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis
Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
Oriental Bay-Owl Phodilus badius Extirpated
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Sunda Scops-Owl Otus lempiji
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia
Barred Eagle-Owl Bubo sumatranus Extirpated
Buffy Fish-Owl Ketupa ketupu
Spotted Wood-Owl Strix seloputo
Brown Hawk-Owl Ninox scutulata
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Malaysian Eared-Nightjar Eurostopodus temminckii
Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus
Savanna Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta
Black-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus maximus
Edible-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus fuciphagus
German's Swiftlet Aerodramus germani
Silver-rumped Needletail Rhaphidura leucopygialis
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus Rare/Accidental
Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis
Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus
Asian Palm-Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus
House Swift Apus nipalensis
 
APODIFORMES: Hemiprocnidae
Gray-rumped Treeswift Hemiprocne longipennis
Whiskered Treeswift Hemiprocne comata
 
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
Rufous-collared Kingfisher Actenoides concretus Near-threatened
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Blue-throated Bee-eater Merops viridis
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Oriental Pied-Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros Extirpated Near-threatened
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis Near-threatened
 
PICIFORMES: Capitonidae
Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata
Red-crowned Barbet Megalaima rafflesii Near-threatened
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Brown-capped Woodpecker Dendrocopos moluccensis
Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis
Banded Woodpecker Picus mineaceus
Crimson-winged Woodpecker Picus puniceus
Laced Woodpecker Picus vittatus
Common Flameback Dinopium javanense
Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus
 
Passeriformes.: Eurylaimidae
Green Broadbill Calyptomena viridis Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Pittidae
Hooded Pitta Pitta sordida
Blue-winged Pitta  Pitta moluccensis
Mangrove Pitta Pitta megarhyncha Near-threatened
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica
Asian Martin Delichon dasypus
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Rufous-bellied Swallow Cecropis badia
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Oriental Pipit Anthus rufulus
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
White wagtail Motacilla alba
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Lesser Cuckoo-shrike Coracina fimbriata
Pied Triller Lalage nigra
Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus
Fiery Minivet Pericrocotus igneus Near-threatened
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus Vulnerable
Black-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus atriceps
Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster Introduced species
Yellow-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus goiavier
Olive-winged Bulbul Pycnonotus plumosus
Cream-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus simplex
Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus brunneus
Buff-vented Bulbul Iole olivacea Near-threatened
Streaked Bulbul        Ixos malaccensis Near-threatened
Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala
 
Passeriformes.: Chloropseidae
Greater Green Leafbird Chloropsis sonnerati
Lesser Green Leafbird Chloropsis cyanopogon Near-threatened
Blue-winged Leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis
 
Passeriformes.: Aegithinidae
Common Iora Aegithina tiphia
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
White-throated Rock-Thrush Monticola gularis
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina
Siberian Thrush Zoothera sibirica
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Yellow-bellied Prinia    Prinia flaviventris
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata
Pallas's Warbler Locustella certhiola
Black-browed Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
Oriental Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis
Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius
Dark-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis
Rufous-tailed Tailorbird Orthotomus sericeus
Ashy Tailorbird Orthotomus ruficeps
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
Yellow-browed  Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis
Eastern Crowned Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Brown-chested Jungle-Flycatcher Rhinomyias brunneatus Vulnerable
Grey-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa griseisticta
Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
Brown-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa williamsoni
Ferruginous Flycatcher Muscicapa ferruginea
Korean Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia
Narcissus Flycatcher Ficedula narcissina
Mugimaki Flycatcher Ficedula mugimaki
Blue-and-white Flycatcher Cyanoptila cyanomelana
Blue-throated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides
Mangrove Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis rufigastra
Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis
Siberian Blue Robin Larvivora cyane
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis
White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus
 
Passeriformes.: Rhipiduridae
Pied Fantail Rhipidura javanica
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea
Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone atrocaudata Near-threatened
Asian Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
 
Passeriformes.: Pachycephalidae
Mangrove Whistler Pachycephala grisola
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus
Chinese Hwamei Garrulax canorus
White-chested Babbler Trichastoma rostratum Near-threatened
Abbott's Babbler Malacocincla abbotti
Short-tailed Babbler Malacocincla malaccensis Near-threatened
Moustached Babbler Malacopteron magnirostre
Sooty-capped Babbler Malacopteron affine Near-threatened
Large Wren-Babbler Napothera macrodactyla Near-threatened
Chestnut-winged Babbler Stachyris erythroptera
Striped Tit-Babbler Macronous gularis
 
Passeriformes.: Acanthizidae
Golden-bellied Gerygone Gerygone sulphurea
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Plain Sunbird Anthreptes simplex
Plain-throated Sunbird Anthreptes malacensis
Purple-throated Sunbird Leptocoma sperata
Copper-throated Sunbird  Leptocoma calcostetha
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis
Eastern Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra
Thick-billed Spiderhunter Arachnothera crassirostris
Spectacled Spiderhunter Arachnothera flavigaster Extirpated
Yellow-eared Spiderhunter Arachnothera chrysogenys Extirpated
Grey-breasted Spiderhunter Arachnothera modesta Extirpated
 
Passeriformes.: Dicaeidae
Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker Dicaeum chrysorrheum
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker Dicaeum trigonostigma
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
 
Passeriformes.: Irenidae
Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Tiger Shrike Lanius tigrinus
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus
Crow-billed Drongo Dicrurus annectans
Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
House Crow Corvus splendens
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis
Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa
White-vented Myna Acridotheres grandis
Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus
Pale-bellied Myna Acridotheres cinereus Introduced species
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
Black-winged Starling Acridotheres melanopterus Introduced species Endangered
Daurian Starling Sturnia sturnina
Chestnut-cheeked Starling Sturnia philippensis
White-shouldered Starling Sturnia sinensis
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar Introduced species
Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava Introduced species
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata
Javan Munia Lonchura leucogastroides Introduced species
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata
Chestnut Munia Lonchura atricapilla
White-capped Munia Lonchura ferruginosa Introduced species
White-headed Munia Lonchura maja
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora Introduced species Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola Near-threatened
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala Rare/Accidental

 

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