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Description: Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra (includes most of the Western Ghats)
Number of species: 688
Number of globally threatened species: 34
Number of introduced species: 1
See also: http://delhibird.net
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Introduced species Vulnerable

 

Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor    
Lesser Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna javanica    
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus   Vulnerable
Greylag Goose Anser anser    
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus    
Mute Swan Cygnus olor    
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos    
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea    
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna    
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    
Baikal Teal Anas formosa   Vulnerable
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca    
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris   Vulnerable
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina    
Common Pochard Aythya ferina    
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca   Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula    
Greater Scaup Aythya marila    
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae      
Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus kauthari  
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus    
Painted Francolin Francolinus pictus    
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)
Grey Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum    
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Mayil  
 

PODICEPIDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Mukkulippan  
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus    
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis    
 

PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae

   
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus    
Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor   Near-threatened
 

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus    
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri    
Persian Shearwater Puffinus persicus    

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus    
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina    
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica   Rare/Accidental
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma monorhis    
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus    
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus    
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra    
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster    
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus    
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis   Vulnerable
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis    
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo    
Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger Neer Kaakka  
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster    
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor    
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel    
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris    
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis Manal narai  
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus    
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus Manal narai  
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis Karuppu narai  
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Sambal narai  
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath   Rare/Accidental
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    
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra    
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Unni kokku  
Indian Pond-Heron Ardeola grayii Kulattu kokku  
Striated Heron Butorides striata Doshi kokku  
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Vakka  
Malayan Night-Heron Gorsachius melanolophus    
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus    
Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus   Near-threatened
Red-naped Ibis Pseudibis papillosa    
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia    
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans Naththai kuththi narai  
Black Stork Ciconia nigra    
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus    
White Stork Ciconia ciconia    
Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus   Near-threatened
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus   Vulnerable
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius   Endangered
Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala   Near-threatened
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus    
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
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    
Pallas's Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus   Vulnerable
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla    
Lesser Fish-Eagle Ichthyophaga humilis   Near-threatened
Grey-headed Fish-Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus   Near-threatened
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus    
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis   Critically endangered
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus   Critically endangered
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus    
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus   Near-threatened
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus   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    
Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri   Vulnerable
Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis    
Besra Accipiter virgatus    
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus    
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis    
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa    
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo    
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus    
Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis    
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina    
Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila hastata   Vulnerable
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga   Vulnerable
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax    
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis    
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca   Vulnerable
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata    
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus    
Rufous-bellied Eagle Aquila kienerii    
Changeable Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus    
Mountain Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis    
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni   Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus    
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera    
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus   Near-threatened
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis    
Merlin Falco columbarius    
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo    
Oriental Hobby Falco severus    
Laggar Falcon Falco jugger   Near-threatened
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug   Endangered
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus    
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides    
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus    
Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki    
Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator    
 
GRUIFORMES: 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  
Little Crake Porzana parva    
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    
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Great Bustard Otis tarda   Vulnerable
Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps   Endemic (country/region) Endangered
Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii    
Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus   Endangered
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo    
Siberian Crane Grus leucogeranus ???? Critically endangered
Sarus Crane Grus antigone   Vulnerable
Common Crane Grus grus    
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus Kannadi al katti  
Great Thick-knee Burhinus recurvirostris    
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus    
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
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus    
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola    
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica    
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva    
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus    
Greater SandPlover Charadrius leschenaultii    
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus    
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus    
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula    
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Chinna Kottan  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae
Crab Plover Dromas ardeola    
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus    
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Pavazha kaal ullan
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus Manal pura  
Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus    
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus    
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Kottan  
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus    
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes   Rare/Accidental
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus    
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia    
Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer   Endangered
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Kottan  
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Kottan  
Common Redshank Tringa totanus Kottan  
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus    
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Kuthirai malai kottan  
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa   Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica    
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    
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta    
Dunlin Calidris alpina    
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea    
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus   Rare/Accidental Endangered
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus    
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis   Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax    
Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus   Near-threatened
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus    
Solitary Snipe Gallinago solitaria    
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola   Vulnerable
Great Snipe Gallinago media   Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago    
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura    
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala    
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola    
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus    
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Indian Courser Cursorius coromandelicus    
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola    
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum    
Small Pratincole Glareola lactea    
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis    
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei    
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus    
Brown-headed Gull Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus    
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus   Rare/Accidental
Sooty Gull Ichthyaetus hemprichii    
Great Black-backed Gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus    
Mew Gull Larus canus    
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus    
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans    
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus    
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus    
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus    
Little Tern Sternula albifrons    
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi    
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Kadal kuruvi  
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    
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea    
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda   Near-threatened
River Tern Sterna aurantia    
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa    
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii    
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis    
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis    
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis   Vulnerable
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki    
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus    
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus    
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus    
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis    
Painted Sandgrouse Pterocles indicus    
 
COLUMBIFORMES: 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    
Pied Imperial-Pigeon Ducula bicolor    
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
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)
Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri    
Nicobar Parakeet Psittacula caniceps   Near-threatened
Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda   Near-threatened
Vernal Hanging-Parrot Loriculus vernalis    
 
CUCULIFORMES: 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 nisicolor    
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus    
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus    
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus    
Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus    
Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii    
Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus    
Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus    
Asian Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris    
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus Kuyil  
Blue-faced Malkoha Phaenicophaeus viridirostris    
Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis    
Sirkeer Malkoha Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii    
Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis Chempakam  
Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis    
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Australasian Grass-Owl Tyto longimembris    
Barn Owl Tyto alba Chavu kuruvi  
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Oriental Bay-Owl Phodilus badius    
Indian Scops-Owl Otus bakkamoena    
Pallid Scops-Owl Otus brucei    
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia    
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Komban kottaan  
Rock Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis    
Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl Bubo nipalensis    
Dusky Eagle-Owl Bubo coromandus    
Brown Fish-Owl Ketupa zeylonensis    
Tawny Fish-Owl Ketupa flavipes    
Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum    
Spotted Owlet Athene brama    
Forest Owlet Athene blewitti   Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered
Mottled Wood-Owl Strix ocellata    
Brown Wood-Owl Strix leptogrammica    
Tawny Owl Strix aluco    
Long-eared Owl Asio otus    
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus    
Andaman Hawk-Owl Ninox affinis   Near-threatened
Brown Hawk-Owl Ninox scutulata    
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae
Ceylon Frogmouth Batrachostomus moniliger    
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Great Eared-Nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis    
Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus    
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus    
Sykes's Nightjar Caprimulgus mahrattensis    
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus    
Jerdon's Nightjar Caprimulgus atripennis    
Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus    
Savanna Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis    
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
White-rumped Needletail Zoonavena sylvatica    
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus    
Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis    
Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus    
Indian Swiftlet Aerodramus unicolor    
Edible-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus fuciphagus    
Common Swift Apus apus    
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus    
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus    
Little Swift Apus affinis Babeela  
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba    
Asian Palm-Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis    
 
APODIFORMES: Hemiprocnidae
Crested Treeswift Hemiprocne coronata    
 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
Malabar Trogon Harpactes fasciatus    
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Blyth's Kingfisher Alcedo hercules   Near-threatened
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 Meenkotti  
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata    
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris    
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Meenkotti  
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Blue-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis athertoni    
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis    
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus    
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus    
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster    
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti    
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus   Near-threatened
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis Pal kuruvi  
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis    
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Chaval kuruvi  
 
CORACIIFORMES: 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
 
PICIFORMES: Megalaimidae
Brown-headed Barbet Megalaima zeylanica    
Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata    
White-cheeked Barbet Megalaima viridis   Endemic (country/region)
Crimson-fronted Barbet Megalaima rubricapillus    
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala Chinna kukuravan  
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla ?????????  
Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus    
White-browed Piculet Sasia ochracea    
Brown-capped Woodpecker Dendrocopos moluccensis    
Grey-capped Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus    
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis    
Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus    
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis    
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus    
Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus    
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus    
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    
 
Passeriformes.: Eurylaimidae
Long-tailed Broadbill Psarisomus dalhousiae    
Silver-breasted Broadbill Serilophus lunatus    
 
Passeriformes.: Pittidae
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura    
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio    
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus    
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus    
Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides    
Bay-backed Shrike Lanius vittatus    
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach    
Gray-backed Shrike Lanius tephronotus    
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor    
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis    
 
Passeriformes.: 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    
Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus    
Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris    
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus    
Grey-chinned Minivet Pericrocotus solaris    
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus    
 
Passeriformes.: Chloropseidae

Jerdon's leafbird

Chloropsis jerdoni    
Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons    
 
Passeriformes.: Aegithinidae
Common Iora Aegithina tiphia Chinna mampazha kuruvi  
White-tailed Iora Aegithina nigrolutea    
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda Vaal kakai  
Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae    
White-bellied Treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra   Endemic (country/region)
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula    
House Crow Corvus splendens maniyan kakai  
Rook Corvus frugilegus    
Carrion Crow Corvus corone    
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos Karung kakai  
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea    
Asian Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi Val kuruvi  
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Jerdon's Bushlark Mirafra affinis    
Indian Bushlark Mirafra erythroptera    
Bengal Bushlark Mirafra assamica    
Singing lark Mirafra cantillans    
Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix griseus Vanampaadi kuruvi  
Rufous-tailed Lark Ammomanes phoenicura   Endemic (country/region)
Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata    
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla    
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens    
Sand Lark Calandrella raytal    
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    
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Plain Martin Riparia paludicola    
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia    
Pale Sand Martin Riparia diluta    
Eurasian Crag-Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris    
Dusky Crag-Martin Ptyonoprogne concolor    
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica    
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii    
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica    
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica    
Streak-throated Swallow Petrochelidon fluvicola    
House-Martin Delichon urbicum    
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
Great Tit Parus major    
White-winged Tit Parus nuchalis   Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Black-lored Tit Parus xanthogenys    
Yellow-cheeked Tit Parus spilonotus    
 
Passeriformes.: Remizidae
Fire-capped Tit Cephalopyrus flammiceps    
 
Passeriformes.: Sittidae
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta castanea    
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis    
 
Passeriformes.: Certhiidae
Spotted Tree-Creeper Salpornis spilonotus    
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Grey-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus priocephalus   Endemic (country/region)
Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus    
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer Kondai kuruvi  
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus    
White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis    
White-cheeked Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys    
Yellow-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus   Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Flavescent Bulbul Pycnonotus flavescens    
White-browed Bulbul Pycnonotus luteolus Manjal kondai kuruvi  
Yellow-browed Bulbul Iole indica    
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus    
 
Passeriformes.: Regulidae
Goldcrest Regulus regulus    
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis    
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis    
Rufous-fronted Prinia Prinia buchanani    
Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii    
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis    
Jungle Prinia Prinia sylvatica    
Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis    
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata    
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia    
Pallas's Warbler Locustella certhiola    
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola    
Blyth's Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum    
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus    
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus Nunni chirai  
Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon    
Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata    
Sykes's Warbler Hippolais rama    
Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius Thaiyal chittu  
Dark-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis    
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus    
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita    
Plain Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus neglectus    
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus    
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    
Pale-legged Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus tenellipes    
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    
Yellow-bellied Warbler Abroscopus superciliaris    
Striated Grassbird Megalurus palustris    
Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striata   Vulnerable
Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyurus   Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Eastern Orphean Warbler Sylvia crassirostris    
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis    
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca    
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica    
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica    
Rusty-tailed Flycatcher Muscicapa ruficauda    
Brown-breasted Flycatcher Muscicapa muttui    
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva    
Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla    
Ultramarine Flycatcher Ficedula superciliaris    
Black-and-rufous Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened

Kashmir Flycatcher 

Ficedula subrubra Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassinus    
Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus   Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
White-tailed Flycatcher Cyornis concretus    
White-bellied Blue Flycatcher Cyornis pallipes   Endemic (country/region)
Blue-throated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides    
Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae    
Pygmy Blue-Flycatcher Muscicapella hodgsoni    
Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis    
White-tailed Rubythroat Calliope pectoralis    
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica ??????  
Firethroat Luscinia pectardens   Near-threatened
Indian Blue Robin Luscinia brunnea    
Rufous-breasted Bush-Robin Tarsiger hyperythrus    
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis    
White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus    
Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicatus    
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros    
Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata    
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka    
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti    
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
White-throated Bushchat Saxicola insignis   Vulnerable
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata    
Indian Chat Cercomela fusca    
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Blue-capped Rock-Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus    
Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush Monticola rufiventris    
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius    
Malabar Whistling-Thrush Myophonus horsfieldii   Endemic (country/region)
Pied Thrush Zoothera wardii    
Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina    
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma    
Dark-sided Thrush Zoothera marginata    
Tickell's Thrush Turdus unicolor    
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula    
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus    
Dusky Thrush Turdus naumanni    
White-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx major   Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx leucophrys    
 
Passeriformes.: Rhipiduridae
White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis    
White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola    
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Wynaad Laughingthrush Garrulax delesserti   Endemic (country/region)
Rufous-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax cachinnans   Endemic (country/region) Endangered
Grey-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax jerdoni End (country/region) Near-threatened
Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps    
Indian Scimitar-Babbler Pomatorhinus horsfieldii    
White-browed Scimitar-Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps    
Bar-winged Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis troglodytoides    
Rufous-capped Babbler Stachyris ruficeps    
Grey-throated Babbler Stachyris nigriceps    
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    
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala    
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus    
 
Passeriformes.: 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  
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis    
Long-billed Sunbird Cinnyris lotenius Ten chittu  
Western Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga vigorsii   Endemic (country/region)
Eastern Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja    
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra    
 
Passeriformes.: Dicaeidae
Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile    
Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorhynchos    
Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor    
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus Manja kili  
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis    
Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris    
Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus    
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii    
 
Passeriformes.: Irenidae
Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella    
 
Passeriformes.: Prionopidae
Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis gularis    
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus    
 
Passeriformes.: 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    
 
Passeriformes.: Artamidae
Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus    
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Golden-crested Myna Ampeliceps coronatus    
Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa    
Southern Hill Myna Gracula indica    
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus    
Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus    
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Nahanavai  
Asian Pied Starling Gracupica contra    
Daurian Starling Sturnia sturnina    
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnia malabarica    
White-headed Starling Sturnia erythropygia    
Brahminy Starling Temenuchus pagodarum Papata pariki  
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus    
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris    
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola    
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea    
White wagtail Motacilla alba    
White-browed Wagtail Motacilla madaraspatensis kulatthhu kuruvi  
Oriental Pipit Anthus rufulus    
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis    
Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii    
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris    
Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis   Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis    
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis    
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni    
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus    
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta    
American Pipit Anthus rubescens    
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus    
 
Passeriformes.: Hypocoliidae
Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus    
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Crested Bunting Melophus lathami    
Grey-hooded Bunting Emberiza buchanani    
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana    
Chestnut-breasted Bunting Emberiza stewarti    
House Bunting Emberiza striolata    
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola   Near-threatened
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala    
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps    
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Crimson-browed Finch Pinicola subhimachala    
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus    
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Adaikalang kuruvi  
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus    
Chestnut-shouldered Petronia Petronia xanthocollis    
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar    
Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus    
Bengal Weaver Ploceus benghalensis    
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Green Avadavat Sporaeginthus formosus   Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava    
White-throated Munia Euodice malabarica    
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata    
Black-throated Munia Lonchura kelaarti    
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata    
Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca    
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora  

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