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Southeast India

Includes:- Andhra Pradesh, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu ( southern part of the Eastern Ghats)

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Eastern Himalayas,   Gangetic plain,   Uttar Pradesh,   Central highlands,   Northeast,   Arid northwest.   Southwest.   Western Himalayas.

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Bird checklist, Bird lists, Photos, video, sound recordings & data
 
Number of species: 551
Number of globally threatened species: 26
See also: http://delhibird.net
 
Phasianidae
Painted Francolin Francolinus pictus
Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus kauthari

Common Quail

Coturnix coturnix

Rain Quail

Coturnix coromandelica

Blue-breasted Quail

Coturnix chinensis

Jungle Bush-Quail

Perdicula asiatica

Rock Bush-Quail

Perdicula argoondah Endemic (country/region)

Painted Bush-Quail

Perdicula erythrorhyncha Endemic (country/region)
Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea Endemic (country/region)
Painted Spurfowl Galloperdix lunulata Endemic (country/region)

Red Junglefowl

Gallus gallus

Grey Junglefowl

Gallus sonneratii Endemic (country/region)
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Mayil
 
Anatidae

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna bicolor

Lesser Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna javanica
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus
Gadwall Anas strepera
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca

Pink-headed Duck

Rhodonessa caryophyllacea Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered (possibly extinct)

Red-crested Pochard

Netta rufina

Common Pochard

Aythya ferina

Ferruginous Pochard

Aythya nyroca Near-threatened

Tufted Duck

Aythya fuligula

Greater Scaup

Aythya marila
 
Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Mukkulippan
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
 
Phoenicopteridae

Greater Flamingo

Phoenicopterus ruber Pun narai

Lesser Flamingo

Phoeniconaias minor Near-threatened
 
Ciconiidae

Painted Stork

Mycteria leucocephala Near-threatened

Asian Openbill

Anastomus oscitans Naththai kuththi narai

Black Stork

Ciconia nigra

Woolly-necked Stork

Ciconia episcopus

White Stork

Ciconia ciconia

Oriental Stork

Ciconia boyciana Endangered

Black-necked Stork

Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus Near-threatened

Lesser Adjutant

Leptoptilos javanicus Vulnerable

Greater Adjutant

Leptoptilos dubius Endangered
 
Threskiornithidae
Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus Near-threatened

Red-naped Ibis

Pseudibis papillosa

Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus

Eurasian Spoonbill

Platalea leucorodia
 
Ardeidae
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis Manal narai

Cinnamon Bittern

Ixobrychus cinnamomeus Manal narai

Black Bittern

Dupetor flavicollis Karuppu narai
Malayan Night-Heron Gorsachius melanolophus
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Vakka
Striated Heron Butorides striata Doshi kokku
Indian Pond-Heron Ardeola grayii Kulattu kokku
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Unni kokku
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Sambal narai

Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea Peria vellai kokku

Great Egret

Ardea alba Chennarai

Intermediate Egret

Egretta intermedia Vellai kokku
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Chinna vellai kokku
Western Reef-Egret Egretta gularis
 
Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
 
Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
 
Pelecanidae
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis Near-threatened
 
Phalacrocoracidae
Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger Neer Kaakka

Indian Cormorant

Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

Great Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo
 
Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
Falconidae
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Near-threatened
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Laggar Falcon Falco jugger Near-threatened
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides
 
Accipitridae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Jerdon's Baza

Aviceda jerdoni

Black Baza

Aviceda leuphotes

Oriental Honey-buzzard

Pernis ptilorhynchus Ten parundu

Black-winged Kite

Elanus caeruleus

Black Kite

Milvus migrans Paria parundu

Brahminy Kite

Haliastur indus

White-bellied Fish-Eagle

Haliaeetus leucogaster
Grey-headed Fish-Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus Near-threatened

Egyptian Vulture

Neophron percnopterus Endangered

White-rumped Vulture

Gyps bengalensis Critically endangered

Indian Vulture

Gyps indicus Critically endangered
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus Critically endangered
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Near-threatened
Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus

Northern Harrier

Circus cyaneus

Pallid Harrier

Circus macrourus Near-threatened

Pied Harrier

Circus melanoleucos

Montagu's Harrier

Circus pygargus

Crested Goshawk

Accipiter trivirgatus

Shikra

Accipiter badius

Besra

Accipiter virgatus

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Accipiter nisus

White-eyed Buzzard

Butastur teesa

Eurasian Buzzard

Buteo buteo

Long-legged Buzzard

Buteo rufinus

Black Eagle

Ictinaetus malayensis

Lesser Spotted Eagle

Aquila pomarina

Greater Spotted Eagle

Aquila clanga Vulnerable

Tawny Eagle

Aquila rapax

Bonelli's Eagle

Hieraaetus fasciatus

Booted Eagle

Hieraaetus pennatus

Rufous-bellied Eagle

Hieraaetus kienerii

Changeable Hawk-Eagle

Spizaetus cirrhatus
Mountain Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis
 
Otididae
Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps Endemic (country/region) Endangered
Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus Endangered
 
Rallidae

Slaty-legged Crake

Rallina eurizonoides

Slaty-breasted Rail

Gallirallus striatus

Water Rail

Rallus aquaticus

Brown Crake

Amaurornis akool

White-breasted Waterhen

Amaurornis phoenicurus Kanan kozhi

Baillon's Crake

Porzana pusilla

Spotted Crake

Porzana porzana

Ruddy-breasted Crake

Porzana fusca

Watercock

Gallicrex cinerea

Purple Swamphen

Porphyrio porphyrio Tanneer kozhi

Common Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus Tanneer kozhi

Eurasian Coot

Fulica atra
 
Gruidae
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo

Sarus Crane

Grus antigone Vulnerable

Common Crane

Grus grus
 
Turnicidae

Small Buttonquail

Turnix sylvaticus

Yellow-legged Buttonquail

Turnix tanki

Barred Buttonquail

Turnix suscitator
 
Burhinidae

Eurasian Thick-knee

Burhinus oedicnemus Kannadi al katti

Great Thick-knee

Esacus recurvirostris
 
Dromadidae
Crab Plover Dromas ardeola
 
Recurvirostridae

Black-winged Stilt

Himantopus himantopus Pavazha kaal ullan

Pied Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta
 
Charadriidae
River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii

Yellow-wattled Lapwing

Vanellus malabaricus Allkatti

Grey-headed Lapwing

Vanellus cinereus

Red-wattled Lapwing

Vanellus indicus Allkatti

Sociable Lapwing

Vanellus gregarius Critically endangered
Eurasian Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria

Pacific Golden-Plover

Pluvialis fulva
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica

Black-bellied Plover

Pluvialis squatarola

Common Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula

Little Ringed Plover

Charadrius dubius Chinna Kottan

Snowy Plover

Charadrius alexandrinus

Lesser Sandplover

Charadrius mongolus

Greater SandPlover

Charadrius leschenaultii
Black-fronted Dotterel Elseyornis melanops
 
Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
 
Jacanidae

Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Hydrophasianus chirurgus Manal pura

Bronze-winged Jacana

Metopidius indicus
 
Scolopacidae

Eurasian Woodcock

Scolopax rusticola

Jack Snipe

Lymnocryptes minimus

Wood Snipe

Gallinago nemoricola Vulnerable

Pintail Snipe

Gallinago stenura
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa Near-threatened

Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

Eurasian Curlew

Numenius arquata Kuthirai malai kottan Near-threatened
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Redshank Tringa totanus Kottan
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Kottan

Common Greenshank

Tringa nebularia

Nordmann's Greenshank

Tringa guttifer Endangered
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Kottan

Terek Sandpiper

Xenus cinereus

Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos Kottan

Ruddy Turnstone

Arenaria interpres ???????

Great Knot

Calidris tenuirostris

Red Knot

Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental

Sanderling

Calidris alba

Red-necked stint

Calidris ruficollis

Little Stint

Calidris minuta

Temminck's Stint

Calidris temminckii

Curlew Sandpiper

Calidris ferruginea

Dunlin

Calidris alpina

Ruff

Philomachus pugnax

Red-necked Phalarope

Phalaropus lobatus
 
Glareolidae

Indian Courser

Cursorius coromandelicus

Jerdon's Courser

Rhinoptilus bitorquatus Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered

Collared Pratincole

Glareola pratincola

Oriental Pratincole

Glareola maldivarum

Small Pratincole

Glareola lactea
 
Laridae
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans

Great Black-headed Gull

Larus ichthyaetus

Brown-headed Gull

Larus brunnicephalus

Black-headed Gull

Larus ridibundus

Slender-billed Gull

Larus genei

Gull-billed Tern

Sterna nilotica Kadal kuruvi

Caspian Tern

Hydroprogne caspia
River Tern Sterna aurantia
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Little Tern Sterna albifrons
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda Near-threatened
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis Vulnerable
 
Pteroclididae
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles indicus
 
Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Mada pura

Nilgiri Wood-Pigeon

Columba elphinstonii Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable

Pale-capped Pigeon

Columba punicea Vulnerable

Oriental Turtle-Dove

Streptopelia orientalis

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Streptopelia decaocto

Red Collared-Dove

Streptopelia tranquebarica

Spotted Dove

Streptopelia chinensis Pulli pura

Laughing Dove

Streptopelia senegalensis Tavuttu pura
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica

Orange-breasted Pigeon

Treron bicinctus

Pompadour Green-Pigeon

Treron pompadora
Yellow-footed Pigeon Treron phoenicopterus

Green Imperial-Pigeon

Ducula aenea

Mountain Imperial-Pigeon

Ducula badia
 
Psittacidae

Vernal Hanging-Parrot 

Loriculus vernalis

Alexandrine Parakeet

Psittacula eupatria

Rose-ringed Parakeet

Psittacula krameri Kili

Plum-headed Parakeet

Psittacula cyanocephala

Blossom-headed Parakeet

Psittacula roseata

Malabar Parakeet

Psittacula columboides Endemic (country/region)
 
Cuculidae

Pied Cuckoo

Clamator jacobinus Kala papiya

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

Clamator coromandus

Large Hawk-Cuckoo

Cuculus sparverioides

Common Hawk-Cuckoo

Cuculus varius Upak

Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo

Cuculus fugax

Indian Cuckoo

Cuculus micropterus
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Lesser Cuckoo

Cuculus poliocephalus

Banded Bay Cuckoo

Cacomantis sonneratii

Grey-bellied Cuckoo

Cacomantis passerinus

Plaintive Cuckoo

Cacomantis merulinus

Asian Emerald Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx maculatus

Asian Drongo-Cuckoo

Surniculus lugubris

Asian Koel

Eudynamys scolopaceus Kuyil
Green-billed Malkoha Rhopodytes tristis
Blue-faced Malkoha Rhopodytes viridirostris

Sirkeer Malkoha

Taccocua leschenaultii

Greater Coucal

Centropus sinensis Chempakam
Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis
 
Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Chavu kuruvi

Eastern Grass-Owl

Tyto longimembris

Oriental Bay-Owl Phodilus badius
 
Strigidae
Indian Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Komban kottaan

Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl

Bubo nipalensis

Dusky Eagle-Owl

Bubo coromandus
Brown Fish-Owl Ketupa zeylonensis

Mottled Wood-Owl

Strix ocellata

Brown Wood-Owl

Strix leptogrammica

Jungle Owlet

Glaucidium radiatum

Spotted Owlet

Athene brama

Forest Owlet

Heteroglaux blewitti Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered

Brown Hawk-Owl

Ninox scutulata

Long-eared Owl

Asio otus

Short-eared Owl

Asio flammeus
 
Podargidae
Sri Lankan Frogmouth Batrachostomus moniliger
 
Caprimulgidae

Great Eared-Nightjar

Eurostopodus macrotis

Grey Nightjar

Caprimulgus indicus
Jerdon's Nightjar Caprimulgus atripennis
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus

Indian Nightjar

Caprimulgus asiaticus

Savanna Nightjar

Caprimulgus affinis
 
Apodidae
Indian Swiftlet Aerodramus unicolor
White-rumped Needletail Zoonavena sylvatica

Brown-backed Needletail

Hirundapus giganteus

Asian Palm-Swift

Cypsiurus balasiensis

Alpine Swift

Tachymarptis melba

Pallid Swift

Apus pallidus

Fork-tailed Swift

Apus pacificus
Little Swift Apus affinis Babeela
 
Hemiprocnidae
Crested Treeswift Hemiprocne coronata
 
Trogonidae
Malabar Trogon Harpactes fasciatus
 
Coraciidae

Indian Roller

Coracias benghalensis Pal kuruvi

Dollarbird

Eurystomus orientalis
 
Alcedinidae
Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis Meenkotti
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
Black-backed Kingfisher Ceyx erithaca
Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Meenkotti
 
Meropidae

Blue-bearded Bee-eater

Nyctyornis athertoni

Green Bee-eater

Merops orientalis

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater

Merops persicus

Blue-tailed Bee-eater

Merops philippinus
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti
 
Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Chaval kuruvi
 
Bucerotidae

Malabar Grey-Hornbill

Ocyceros griseus Endemic (country/region)

Indian Grey Hornbill

Ocyceros birostris

Malabar Pied-Hornbill

Anthracoceros coronatus Near-threatened

Oriental Pied-Hornbill

Anthracoceros albirostris

Great Hornbill

Buceros bicornis Near-threatened
 
Ramphastidae
Brown-headed Barbet Megalaima zeylanica
White-cheeked Barbet Megalaima viridis Endemic (country/region)

Crimson-fronted Barbet

Megalaima rubricapillus

Coppersmith Barbet

Megalaima haemacephala Chinna kukuravan
 
Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck

Jynx torquilla ?????????

Speckled Piculet

Picumnus innominatus
Brown-capped Woodpecker Dendrocopos moluccensis
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker

Dendrocopos mahrattensis

Rufous-bellied Woodpecker

Celeus brachyurus
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis

Lesser Yellownape

Picus chlorolophus

Greater Yellownape

Picus flavinucha
Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus

Himalayan Flameback

Dinopium shorii

Common Flameback

Dinopium javanense

Black-rumped Flameback

Dinopium benghalense Maram tolachi

Greater Flameback

Chrysocolaptes lucidus

White-naped Woodpecker

Chrysocolaptes festivus
Heart-spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente
 
Pittidae

Indian Pitta

Pitta brachyura

Mangrove Pitta

Pitta megarhyncha Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
Genera Incertae sedis

Large Woodshrike

Tephrodornis virgatus

Common Woodshrike

Tephrodornis pondicerianus
 
Artamidae
Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus
 
Aegithinidae
Common Iora Aegithina tiphia Chinna mampazha kuruvi
 
Campephagidae
Large Cuckoo-shrike Coracina macei

Bar-bellied Cuckoo-shrike

Coracina striata

Black-winged Cuckooshrike

Coracina melaschistos

Black-headed Cuckooshrike

Coracina melanoptera

Pied Triller

Lalage nigra

Rosy Minivet

Pericrocotus roseus

Ashy Minivet

Pericrocotus divaricatus

Small Minivet

Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

White-bellied Minivet

Pericrocotus erythropygius
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus
 
Laniidae
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus

Bay-backed Shrike

Lanius vittatus

Long-tailed Shrike

Lanius schach

Northern Shrike

Lanius excubitor

Southern Grey Shrike

Lanius meridionalis
 
Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus Manja kili
Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii
 
Dicruridae

Black Drongo

Dicrurus macrocercus

Ashy Drongo

Dicrurus leucophaeus

White-bellied Drongo

Dicrurus caerulescens
Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo

Dicrurus paradiseus
 
Rhipiduridae
White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis
White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola
 
Monarchidae

Black-naped Monarch

Hypothymis azurea

Asian Paradise-Flycatcher

Terpsiphone paradisi Val kuruvi
 
Corvidae

Rufous Treepie

Dendrocitta vagabunda Vaal kakai

Grey Treepie

Dendrocitta formosae

White-bellied Treepie

Dendrocitta leucogastra Endemic (country/region)
House Crow Corvus splendens maniyan kakai
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos Karung kakai
 
Paridae
White-winged Tit Parus nuchalis Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Great Tit Parus major

Black-lored Tit

Parus xanthogenys

Yellow-cheeked Tit

Parus spilonotus
 
Hirundinidae
Plain Martin Riparia paludicola

Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica

Pacific Swallow

Hirundo tahitica

Wire-tailed Swallow

Hirundo smithii

Eurasian Crag-Martin

Ptyonoprogne rupestris

Dusky Crag-Martin

Ptyonoprogne concolor

House-Martin

Delichon urbicum
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Streak-throated Swallow Petrochelidon fluvicola
 
Alaudidae
Singing lark Mirafra cantillans
Bengal Bushlark Mirafra assamica

Jerdon's Bushlark

Mirafra affinis

Indian Bushlark

Mirafra erythroptera
Rufous-tailed Lark Ammomanes phoenicura Endemic (country/region)
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens
Asian Short-toed Lark Calandrella cheleensis

Crested Lark

Galerida cristata

Malabar Lark

Galerida malabarica Endemic (country/region)

Tawny Lark

Galerida deva Endemic (country/region)

Eurasian Skylark

Alauda arvensis

Oriental Skylark

Alauda gulgula
Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix griseus Vanampaadi kuruvi
 
Cisticolidae

Zitting Cisticola

Cisticola juncidis

Golden-headed Cisticola

Cisticola exilis
Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia buchanani

Rufescent Prinia

Prinia rufescens

Grey-breasted Prinia

Prinia hodgsonii
Jungle Prinia Prinia sylvatica
Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
 
Genera Incertae Sedis
Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius Thaiyal chittu
 
Pycnonotidae
Grey-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus priocephalus Endemic (country/region)

Black-crested Bulbul

Pycnonotus melanicterus

Red-whiskered Bulbul

Pycnonotus jocosus

White-cheeked Bulbul

Pycnonotus leucogenys

Red-vented Bulbul

Pycnonotus cafer Kondai kuruvi

Yellow-throated Bulbul

Pycnonotus xantholaemus Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable

White-browed Bulbul

Pycnonotus luteolus Manjal kondai kuruvi

White-throated Bulbul

Criniger flaveolus
Yellow-browed Bulbul Acritillas indica
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus
 
Sylviidae

Striated Grassbird

Megalurus palustris

Bristled Grassbird

Chaetornis striata Vulnerable
Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyurus Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Pale-footed Bush-Warbler Cettia pallidipes
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia
Thick-billed Warbler Phragamaticola aedon
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus Nunni chirai
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Blyth's Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
Booted Warbler Iduna caligata
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Tickell's Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus affinis
Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus

Yellow-browed  Warbler

Phylloscopus inornatus

Hume's Warbler

Phylloscopus humei
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides

Large-billed Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus magnirostris

Tytler's Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus tytleri Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened

Western Crowned Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus occipitalis

Golden-spectacled Warbler

Seicercus burkii
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
Hume's Whitethroat Sylvia althaea

Eastern Orphean Warbler

Sylvia crassirostris

 
Timaliidae
Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps
Abbott's Babbler Malacocincla abbotti

Indian Scimitar-Babbler

Pomatorhinus horsfieldii

White-browed Scimitar-Babbler

Pomatorhinus schisticeps
Rufous-fronted Babbler Stachyris rufifrons
Buff-chested Babbler Stachyris ambigua

Tawny-bellied Babbler

Dumetia hyperythra

Dark-fronted Babbler

Rhopocichla atriceps

Striped Tit-Babbler

Macronous gularis
Yellow-eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense
Common Babbler Turdoides caudata Huni

Large Grey Babbler

Turdoides malcolmi

Rufous Babbler

Turdoides subrufa Endemic (country/region)

Jungle Babbler

Turdoides striata

Yellow-billed Babbler

Turdoides affinis

Wynaad Laughingthrush

Garrulax delesserti

Rufous-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax cachinnans Endemic (country/region) Endangered
Grey-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax jerdoni Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala
 
Zosteropidae
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
 
Irenidae
Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella
 
Sittidae
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta castanea
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis
 
Certhiidae
Spotted Tree-Creeper Salpornis spilonotus
 
Sturnidae
Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus

Bank Myna

Acridotheres ginginianus

Common Myna

Acridotheres tristis Nahanavai

Asian Pied Starling

Sturnus contra
Daurian Starling Sturnus sturninus
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnus malabaricus

Brahminy Starling

Sturnus pagodarum Papata pariki

Rosy Starling

Sturnus roseus

European Starling

Sturnus vulgaris
 
Turdidae
Malabar Whistling-Thrush Myophonus horsfieldii Endemic (country/region)

Pied Thrush

Zoothera wardii

Orange-headed Thrush

Zoothera citrina
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma
Tickell's Thrush Turdus unicolor
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula
Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis
White-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx major Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
 
Muscicapidae
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica ??????
Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
Indian Blue Robin Luscinia brunnea

Oriental Magpie-Robin

Copsychus saularis

White-rumped Shama

Copsychus malabaricus

Indian Robin

Saxicoloides fulicatus

Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros

Hodgson's Redstart

Saxicola insignis Vulnerable
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maura
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Blue-capped Rock-Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
Brown-breasted Flycatcher Muscicapa muttui
Rusty-tailed Flycatcher Muscicapa ruficauda
Ferruginous Flycatcher Muscicapa ferruginea
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva

Little Pied Flycatcher

Ficedula westermanni

Ultramarine Flycatcher

Ficedula superciliaris
Black-and-rufous Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassinus
Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
White-bellied Blue Flycatcher Cyornis pallipes Endemic (country/region)
Pale-chinned Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis poliogenys
Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae
Blue-throated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides
Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis
 
Chloropseidae

Jerdon's leafbird

Chloropsis jerdoni

Golden-fronted Leafbird

Chloropsis aurifrons
 
Dicaeidae
Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile
Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorhynchos
Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor
 
Nectariniidae

Ruby-cheeked Sunbird

Chalcoparia singalensis

Purple-rumped Sunbird

Leptocoma zeylonica Pukudichan

Crimson-backed Sunbird

Leptocoma minima Endemic (country/region)
Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus Then-kudi
Long-billed Sunbird Cinnyris lotenius Ten chittu
Eastern Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra
 
Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Adaikalang kuruvi
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus

Chestnut-shouldered Petronia

Petronia xanthocollis

 
Ploceidae
Bengal Weaver Ploceus benghalensis

Streaked Weaver

Ploceus manyar

Baya Weaver

Ploceus philippinus
 
Estrildidae
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava

Green Avadavat 

Amandava formosa Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable

White-throated Munia

Euodice malabarica

White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata
Black-throated Munia Lonchura kelaarti
Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca
 
Motacillidae
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus

Yellow Wagtail

Motacilla flava

Citrine Wagtail

Motacilla citreola

Grey Wagtail

Motacilla cinerea

White wagtail

Motacilla alba

White-browed Wagtail

Motacilla maderaspatensis kulatthhu kuruvi
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi

Blyth's Pipit

Anthus godlewskii

Tawny Pipit

Anthus campestris
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
 
Fringillidae
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
 
Emberizidae
Crested Bunting Melophus lathami
Grey-hooded Bunting Emberiza buchanani
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps

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