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

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Number of species: 773
Number of globally threatened species: 35
See also: http://delhibird.net
 
Phasianidae
Snow Partridge Lerwa lerwa

Himalayan Snowcock

Tetraogallus himalayensis

Chukar

Alectoris chukar

Black Francolin

Francolinus francolinus

Painted Francolin

Francolinus pictus
Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus kauthari

Swamp Francolin

Francolinus gularis Vulnerable

Tibetan Partridge

Perdix hodgsoniae

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)
Himalayan Quail Ophrysia superciliosa Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered (possibly extinct)

Hill Partridge

Arborophila torqueola
Rufous-throated Partridge Arborophila rufogularis
Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea Endemic (country/region)

Blood Pheasant

Ithaginis cruentus

Western Tragopan

Tragopan melanocephalus Vulnerable

Satyr Tragopan

Tragopan satyra Near-threatened

Koklass Pheasant

Pucrasia macrolopha

Himalayan Monal

Lophophorus impejanus
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos
Cheer Pheasant Catreus wallichii Vulnerable
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Mayil
 
Anatidae

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna bicolor

Lesser Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna javanica
Greylag Goose Anser anser

Greater White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons

Lesser White-fronted Goose

Anser erythropus Vulnerable

Bar-headed Goose

Anser indicus
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata Rare/Accidental
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus
Gadwall Anas strepera
Falcated Duck Anas falcata Near-threatened
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

Pink-headed Duck

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

Red-crested Pochard

Netta rufina

Common Pochard

Aythya ferina
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri Endangered
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Near-threatened

Tufted Duck

Aythya fuligula

Greater Scaup

Aythya marila

Long-tailed Duck

Clangula hyemalis Rare/Accidental

Common Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula

Smew

Mergellus albellus
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Endangered
 
Gaviidae
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica
 
Podicipedidae

Little Grebe

Tachybaptus ruficollis Mukkulippan

Red-necked Grebe

Podiceps grisegena

Great Crested Grebe

Podiceps cristatus

Horned Grebe

Podiceps auritus

Eared Grebe 

Podiceps nigricollis
 
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

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
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
 
Pelecanidae

Great White Pelican

Pelecanus onocrotalus

Spot-billed Pelican

Pelecanus philippensis Near-threatened

Dalmatian Pelican

Pelecanus crispus Vulnerable
 
Phalacrocoracidae

Little Cormorant

Phalacrocorax niger Neer Kaakka

Indian Cormorant

Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
 
Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
Falconidae
Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens

Lesser Kestrel

Falco naumanni Vulnerable

Eurasian Kestrel

Falco tinnunculus

Red-necked Falcon

Falco chicquera

Amur Falcon

Falco amurensis

Eurasian Hobby

Falco subbuteo

Oriental Hobby

Falco severus

Laggar Falcon

Falco jugger Near-threatened

Saker Falcon

Falco cherrug

Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus

Barbary Falcon

Falco pelegrinoides
Pandionidae          
Osprey Pandion haliaetus    
Accipitridae     

Oriental Honey-buzzard

Pernis ptilorhynchus Ten parundu

Black-winged Kite

Elanus caeruleus

Black Kite

Milvus migrans Paria parundu

Brahminy Kite

Haliastur indus
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

Lammergeier

Gypaetus barbatus

Egyptian Vulture

Neophron percnopterus Endangered

White-rumped Vulture

Gyps bengalensis Critically endangered

Slender-billed Vulture

Gyps tenuirostris Critically endangered

Indian Vulture

Gyps indicus Critically endangered

Himalayan Griffon

Gyps himalayensis

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

Northern Goshawk

Accipiter gentilis

White-eyed Buzzard

Butastur teesa

Eurasian Buzzard

Buteo buteo

Long-legged Buzzard

Buteo rufinus

Upland Buzzard

Buteo hemilasius

Black Eagle

Ictinaetus malayensis

Lesser Spotted Eagle

Aquila pomarina

Greater Spotted Eagle

Aquila clanga Vulnerable

Tawny Eagle

Aquila rapax

Steppe Eagle

Aquila nipalensis

Imperial Eagle

Aquila heliaca Vulnerable

Golden Eagle

Aquila chrysaetos

Bonelli's Eagle

Hieraaetus fasciatus

Booted Eagle

Hieraaetus pennatus

Changeable Hawk-Eagle

Spizaetus cirrhatus
Mountain Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis
 
Otididae
Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps Endemic (country/region) Endangered
Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii
Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis Critically endangered

Lesser Florican

Sypheotides indicus Endangered

Little Bustard

Tetrax tetrax Near-threatened
 
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
 
Gruidae
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo

Siberian Crane

Grus leucogeranus ???? Critically endangered

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
 
Ibidorhynchidae
Ibisbill Ibidorhyncha struthersii
 
Recurvirostridae

Black-winged Stilt

Himantopus himantopus Pavazha kaal ullan

Pied Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta
 
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

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

Long-billed Plover

Charadrius placidus

Little Ringed Plover

Charadrius dubius Chinna Kottan

Snowy Plover

Charadrius alexandrinus

Lesser Sandplover

Charadrius mongolus
 
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

Solitary Snipe

Gallinago solitaria

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

Far Eastern Curlew

Numenius madagascariensis
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Redshank Tringa totanus Kottan
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Kottan
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia

Green Sandpiper

Tringa ochropus
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Kottan

Terek Sandpiper

Xenus cinereus

Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos Kottan

Ruddy Turnstone

Arenaria interpres ???????
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental

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

Collared Pratincole

Glareola pratincola

Oriental Pratincole

Glareola maldivarum

Small Pratincole

Glareola lactea
 
Laridae
Mew Gull Larus canus
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Great Black-backed Gull Larus ichthyaetus

Brown-headed Gull

Larus brunnicephalus

Black-headed Gull

Larus ridibundus
Sternidae         
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica Kadal kuruvi
River Tern Sterna aurantia
Little Tern Sterna albifrons
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda Near-threatened
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Rynchopidae         
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis Vulnerable
 
Pteroclididae
Tibetan Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes tibetanus
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles indicus
 
Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Mada pura

Hill Pigeon

Columba rupestris

Snow Pigeon

Columba leuconota

Speckled Wood-Pigeon

Columba hodgsonii
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

Pin-tailed Pigeon

Treron apicauda

Wedge-tailed Pigeon

Treron sphenurus

Green Imperial-Pigeon

Ducula aenea
 
Psittacidae
Vernal Hanging-Parrot Loriculus vernalis

Alexandrine Parakeet

Psittacula eupatria

Rose-ringed Parakeet

Psittacula krameri Kili

Slaty-headed Parakeet

Psittacula himalayana

Plum-headed Parakeet

Psittacula cyanocephala

Blossom-headed Parakeet

Psittacula roseata
Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri
 
Cuculidae

Pied Cuckoo

Clamator jacobinus Kala papiya

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

Clamator coromandus

Large Hawk-Cuckoo

Cuculus sparverioides

Common Hawk-Cuckoo

Cuculus varius Upak

Indian Cuckoo

Cuculus micropterus

Common Cuckoo

Cuculus canorus

Himalayan Cuckoo

Cuculus saturatus

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

Sirkeer Malkoha

Taccocua leschenaultii

Greater Coucal

Centropus sinensis Chempakam

Lesser Coucal 

Centropus bengalensis
 
Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Chavu kuruvi
Eastern Grass-Owl Tyto capensis

Oriental Bay-Owl

Phodilus badius
 
Strigidae
Mountain Scops-Owl Otus spilocephalus
Indian Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena
Pallid Scops-Owl Otus brucei
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

Tawny Fish-Owl

Ketupa flavipes

Mottled Wood-Owl

Strix ocellata

Brown Wood-Owl

Strix leptogrammica

Tawny Owl

Strix aluco

Collared Owlet

Glaucidium brodiei

Asian Barred Owlet

Glaucidium cuculoides

Jungle Owlet

Glaucidium radiatum
Little Owl Athene noctua

Spotted Owlet

Athene brama

Forest Owlet

Heteroglaux blewitti Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered
Brown Hawk-Owl Ninox scutulata
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
Caprimulgidae

Grey Nightjar

Caprimulgus indicus

Eurasian Nightjar

Caprimulgus europaeus
Sykes's Nightjar Caprimulgus mahrattensis
Jerdon's Nightjar Caprimulgus atripennis
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus

Indian Nightjar

Caprimulgus asiaticus

Savanna Nightjar

Caprimulgus affinis
 
Apodidae
Indian Swiftlet Aerodramus unicolor
Himalayan Swiftlet Aerodramus brevirostris

White-rumped Needletail

Zoonavena sylvatica

White-throated Needletail

Hirundapus caudacutus

Silver-backed Needletail

Hirundapus cochinchinensis

Asian Palm-Swift

Cypsiurus balasiensis

Alpine Swift

Tachymarptis melba

Common Swift

Apus apus
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus
Little Swift Apus affinis Babeela
 
Hemiprocnidae
Crested Treeswift Hemiprocne coronata
 
Coraciidae
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis Pal kuruvi
European Roller Coracias garrulus Near-threatened
 
Alcedinidae
Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis

Ruddy Kingfisher

Halcyon coromanda

White-throated Kingfisher

Halcyon smyrnensis Meenkotti

Black-capped Kingfisher

Halcyon pileata
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris
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

Indian Grey Hornbill

Ocyceros birostris

Malabar Pied-Hornbill

Anthracoceros coronatus Near-threatened

Oriental Pied-Hornbill

Anthracoceros albirostris

Great Hornbill

Buceros bicornis Near-threatened
 
Ramphastidae

Great Barbet

Megalaima virens

Brown-headed Barbet

Megalaima zeylanica

Lineated Barbet

Megalaima lineata
Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica

Crimson-fronted Barbet

Megalaima rubricapillus

Coppersmith Barbet

Megalaima haemacephala Chinna kukuravan
 
Indicatoridae
Yellow-rumped Honeyguide Indicator xanthonotus Near-threatened
 
Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck

Jynx torquilla ?????????

Speckled Piculet

Picumnus innominatus

White-browed Piculet

Sasia ochracea
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Hypopicus hyperythrus

Brown-capped Woodpecker

Dendrocopos moluccensis

Grey-capped Woodpecker

Dendrocopos canicapillus

Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker

Dendrocopos macei
Brown-fronted Woodpecker Dendrocopos auriceps

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker 

Dendrocopos mahrattensis
Crimson-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos cathpharius
Himalayan Woodpecker Dendrocopos himalayensis
Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus

Lesser Yellownape

Picus chlorolophus

Greater Yellownape

Picus flavinucha

Streak-throated Woodpecker

Picus xanthopygaeus

Scaly-bellied Woodpecker

Picus squamatus

Grey-faced Woodpecker

Picus canus

Himalayan Flameback

Dinopium shorii

Common Flameback

Dinopium javanense

Black-rumped Flameback

Dinopium benghalense Maram tolachi

Greater Flameback

Chrysocolaptes lucidus
White-naped Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes festivus
White-naped Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus
 
Eurylaimidae
Long-tailed Broadbill Psarisomus dalhousiae
 
Pittidae
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
 
Genera Incertae sedis

Large Woodshrike

Tephrodornis virgatus

Common Woodshrike

Tephrodornis pondicerianus
 
Artamidae
Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus
 
Aegithinidae

Common Iora

Aegithina tiphia Chinna mampazha kuruvi

White-tailed Iora

Aegithina nigrolutea
 
Campephagidae
Large Cuckoo-shrike Coracina macei
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos
Black-headed Cuckooshrike Coracina melanoptera
Rosy Minivet Pericrocotus roseus

Small Minivet

Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

White-bellied Minivet

Pericrocotus erythropygius

Long-tailed Minivet

Pericrocotus ethologus

Short-billed Minivet

Pericrocotus brevirostris

Scarlet Minivet

Pericrocotus flammeus
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus
 
Laniidae
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus

Bay-backed Shrike

Lanius vittatus

Long-tailed Shrike

Lanius schach

Gray-backed Shrike

Lanius tephronotus

Northern Shrike

Lanius excubitor

Southern Grey Shrike

Lanius meridionalis
 
Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus Manja kili
Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii
 
Dicruridae

Black Drongo

Dicrurus macrocercus

Ashy Drongo

Dicrurus leucophaeus

White-bellied Drongo

Dicrurus caerulescens

Crow-billed Drongo

Dicrurus annectans

Bronzed Drongo

Dicrurus aeneus

Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo

Dicrurus remifer

Hair-crested Drongo

Dicrurus hottentottus
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
 
Rhipiduridae

Yellow-bellied Fantail

Rhipidura hypoxantha

White-throated Fantail

Rhipidura albicollis
White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola
 
Monarchidae

Black-naped Monarch

Hypothymis azurea

Asian Paradise-Flycatcher

Terpsiphone paradisi Val kuruvi
 
Corvidae

Eurasian Jay

Garrulus glandarius

Black-headed Jay

Garrulus lanceolatus

Gold-billed Magpie

Urocissa flavirostris

Green Magpie

Cissa chinensis

Rufous Treepie

Dendrocitta vagabunda Vaal kakai

Grey Treepie

Dendrocitta formosae
Collared Treepie Dendrocitta frontalis

Spotted Nutcracker

Nucifraga caryocatactes ????

Red-billed Chough

Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax

Yellow-billed Chough

Pyrrhocorax graculus

Eurasian Jackdaw

Corvus monedula
House Crow Corvus splendens maniyan kakai
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos Karung kakai
Common Raven Corvus corax
 
Paridae

Great Tit

Parus major

Green-backed Tit

Parus monticolus

Black-lored Tit

Parus xanthogenys
Rufous-vented Tit Parus rubidiventris
Black-breasted Tit Parus rufonuchalis
Black-crested Tit Parus melanolophus
Grey-crested Tit Parus dichrous

Yellow-browed Tit

Sylviparus modestus
Ground Tit Pseudopodoces humilis    
 
Remizidae
Fire-capped Tit Cephalopyrus flammiceps
 
Hirundinidae

Plain Martin

Riparia paludicola

Bank Swallow

Riparia riparia

Pale Sand Martin

Riparia diluta

Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica

Wire-tailed Swallow

Hirundo smithii

Eurasian Crag-Martin

Ptyonoprogne rupestris

Dusky Crag-Martin

Ptyonoprogne concolor

House-Martin

Delichon urbicum

Asian Martin

Delichon dasypus ??????
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Steak-throated Swarllow Petrochelidon fluvicola
 
Aegithalidae

White-cheeked Tit

Aegithalos leucogenys

Black-throated Tit

Aegithalos concinnus

White-throated Tit

Aegithalos niveogularis
 
Alaudidae
Singing lark Mirafra cantillans
Bengal Bushlark Mirafra assamica
Jerdon's Bushlark Mirafra affinis
Indian Bushlark Mirafra erythroptera
Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata
Rufous-tailed Lark Ammomanes phoenicura Endemic (country/region)

Greater Short-toed Lark

Calandrella brachydactyla

Hume's Lark

Calandrella acutirostris
Sand Lark Calandrella raytal
Asian Short-toed Lark Calandrella cheleensis
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
Tawny Lark Galerida deva Endemic (country/region)
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula

Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark

Eremopterix nigriceps

Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark

Eremopterix griseus Vanampaadi kuruvi
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
 
Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis

Rufous-vented Prinia

Prinia burnesii Near-threatened

Striated Prinia

Prinia crinigera

Grey-crowned Prinia

Prinia cinereocapilla Vulnerable

Rufous-fronted Prinia

Prinia buchanani

Grey-breasted Prinia

Prinia hodgsonii

Graceful Prinia

Prinia gracilis

Jungle Prinia

Prinia sylvatica

Yellow-bellied Prinia

Prinia flaviventris

Ashy Prinia

Prinia socialis
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
 
Genera Incertae Sedis
Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius Thaiyal chittu
 
Pycnonotidae

Black-crested Bulbul

Pycnonotus melanicterus

Red-whiskered Bulbul

Pycnonotus jocosus

White-cheeked Bulbul

Pycnonotus leucogenys

Red-vented Bulbul

Pycnonotus cafer Kondai kuruvi

Mountain Bulbul

Ixos mcclellandii

Ashy Bulbul

Hemixos flavala

Black Bulbul

Hypsipetes leucocephalus
 
Sylviidae

Striated Grassbird

Megalurus palustris

Bristled Grassbird

Chaetornis striata Vulnerable
Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis Near-threatened

Chestnut-headed Tesia

Oligura castaneocoronata

Slaty-bellied Tesia

Tesia olivea

Grey-bellied Tesia

Tesia cyaniventer

Pale-footed Bush-Warbler

Cettia pallidipes

Brownish-flanked Bush-Warbler

Cettia fortipes

Aberrant Bush-Warbler

Cettia flavolivacea

Yellowish-bellied Bush-Warbler

Cettia acanthizoides

Grey-sided Bush-Warbler

Cettia brunnifrons

Spotted Bush-Warbler

Bradypterus thoracicus

Long-billed Bush-Warbler

Bradypterus major Near-threatened

Lanceolated Warbler

Locustella lanceolata

Grasshopper-Warbler

Locustella naevia
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus Nunni chirai
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Blyth's Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
Booted Warbler Iduna caligata
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita

Plain Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus neglectus

Dusky Warbler

Phylloscopus fuscatus

Smoky Warbler

Phylloscopus fuligiventer
Tickell's Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus affinis

Sulphur-bellied Warbler 

Phylloscopus griseolus
Buff-barred Warbler Phylloscopus pulcher

Ashy-throated Warbler

Phylloscopus maculipennis

Lemom-rumped Warbler

Phylloscopus chloronotus

Brooks's Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus subviridis

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

Blyth's Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus reguloides

Yellow-vented Warbler

Phylloscopus cantator
Golden-spectacled Warbler Seicercus burkii
Grey-hooded Warbler Seicercus xanthoschistos
Rufous-faced Warbler Abroscopus albogularis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca

Eastern Orphean Warbler

Sylvia hortensis
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
 
Timaliidae
Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps
Abbott's Babbler Malacocincla abbotti

Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-Babbler

Pomatorhinus erythrogenys

White-browed Scimitar-Babbler

Pomatorhinus schisticeps

Streak-breasted Scimitar-Babbler

Pomatorhinus ruficollis
Scaly-breasted Wren-Babbler Pnoepyga albiventer

Pygmy Wren-Babbler

Pnoepyga pusilla
Black-chinned Babbler Stachyris pyrrhops
Tawny-bellied Babbler Dumetia hyperythra

Striped Tit-Babbler

Macronous gularis

Chestnut-capped Babbler

Timalia pileata

Yellow-eyed Babbler

Chrysomma sinense

Common Babbler

Turdoides caudata Huni

Striated Babbler

Turdoides earlei

Slender-billed Babbler

Turdoides longirostris Vulnerable

Large Grey Babbler

Turdoides malcolmi
Jungle Babbler Turdoides striata

White-throated Laughingthrush

Garrulax albogularis

White-crested Laughingthrush

Garrulax leucolophus

Striated Laughingthrush

Garrulax striatus
Variegated Laughingthrush Garrulax variegatus
Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush Garrulax rufogularis

Spotted Laughingthrush

Garrulax ocellatus
Streaked Laughingthrush Garrulax lineatus
Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax erythrocephalus

Silver-eared Mesia

Leiothrix argentauris

Red-billed Leiothrix

Leiothrix lutea

Cutia

Cutia nipalensis

White-browed Shrike-Babbler

Pteruthius flaviscapis

Green Shrike-Babbler

Pteruthius xanthochlorus

Blue-winged Minla

Minla cyanouroptera

Chestnut-tailed Minla

Minla strigula
White-browed Fulvetta Alcippe vinipectus

Brown-cheeked Fulvetta

Alcippe poioicephala

Nepal Fulvetta

Alcippe nipalensis
Rufous Sibia Heterophasia capistrata

Whiskered Yuhina

Yuhina flavicollis

Stripe-throated Yuhina

Yuhina gularis

Black-chinned Yuhina

Yuhina nigrimenta

White-bellied Erpornis

Erpornis zantholeuca
Paradoxornithidae   
Great Parrotbill Conostoma aemodium
Black-throated Parrotbill Paradoxornis nipalensis
 
Zosteropidae
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
 
Regulidae
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
 
Troglodytidae
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
 
Sittidae

Kashmir Nuthatch

Sitta cashmirensis

Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch

Sitta castanea

White-tailed Nuthatch

Sitta himalayensis

White-cheeked Nuthatch

Sitta leucopsis

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch

Sitta frontalis
Tichodromidae  
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria
 
Certhiidae

Bar-tailed Tree-creeper

Certhia himalayana

Rusty-flanked Tree-Creeper

Certhia nipalensis

Brown-throated Treecreeper

Certhia discolor
Spotted Tree-Creeper Salpornis spilonotus
 
Sturnidae
Spot-winged Starling Saroglossa spiloptera

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
Blue Whistling-Thrush Myophonus caeruleus

Pied Thrush

Zoothera wardii

Orange-headed Thrush

Zoothera citrina

Plain-backed Thrush

Zoothera mollissima

Long-tailed Thrush

Zoothera dixoni

Scaly Thrush

Zoothera dauma

Long-billed Thrush

Zoothera monticola

Tickell's Thrush

Turdus unicolor

White-collared Blackbird

Turdus albocinctus

Grey-winged Blackbird

Turdus boulboul

Eurasian Blackbird

Turdus merula

Chestnut Thrush

Turdus rubrocanus
Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus

Purple Cochoa

Cochoa purpurea
Gould's Shortwing Brachypteryx stellata

Lesser Shortwing

Brachypteryx leucophris

White-browed Shortwing

Brachypteryx montana
 
Muscicapidae
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica ??????
Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
White-tailed Rubythroat Calliope pectoralis

Indian Blue Robin

Luscinia brunnea
White-browed Bush-Robin Luscinia indica

Red-flanked Bluetail

Tarsiger cyanurus

Golden Bush-Robin

Tarsiger chrysaeus

Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos

Oriental Magpie-Robin

Copsychus saularis

White-rumped Shama

Copsychus malabaricus

Indian Robin

Saxicoloides fulicatus

Blue-capped Redstart

Phoenicurus caeruleocephala

Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros

Hodgson's Redstart

Phoenicurus hodgsoni

White-winged Redstart

Phoenicurus erythrogastrus

Blue-fronted Redstart

Phoenicurus frontalis
White-bellied Redstart Hodgsonius phoenicuroides
Plumbeous Redstart Rhyacornis fuliginosa
White-capped Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

Grandala

Grandala coelicolor

Little Forktail

Enicurus scouleri

Black-backed Forktail

Enicurus immaculatus

Slaty-backed Forktail

Enicurus schistaceus

Spotted Forktail

Enicurus maculatus

White-browed Bushchat

Saxicola macrorhynchus Vulnerable

White-throated Bushchat

Saxicola insignis Vulnerable
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maura

White-tailed Stonechat

Saxicola leucurus

Pied Bushchat

Saxicola caprata

Jerdon's Bushchat

Saxicola jerdoni

Grey Bushchat

Saxicola ferreus
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Indian Chat Cercomela fusca
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush Monticola rufiventris
Blue-capped Rock-Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus

Dark-sided Flycatcher

Muscicapa sibirica

Asian Brown Flycatcher

Muscicapa dauurica
Rusty-tailed Flycatcher Muscicapa ruficauda

Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher

Ficedula strophiata

Red-breasted Flycatcher

Ficedula parva
Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra

Little Pied Flycatcher

Ficedula westermanni

Ultramarine Flycatcher

Ficedula superciliaris
Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassinus

Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher

Cyornis tickelliae
Blue-throated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides
Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara
Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae
Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis
 
Cinclidae

White-throated Dipper

Cinclus cinclus ???? ???

Brown Dipper

Cinclus pallasii
 
Chloropseidae

Jerdon's leafbird

Chloropsis jerdoni

Golden-fronted Leafbird

Chloropsis aurifrons

Orange-bellied Leafbird

Chloropsis hardwickii
 
Dicaeidae
Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile
Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker Dicaeum melanoxanthum
Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorhynchos

Plain Flowerpecker

Dicaeum concolor

Fire-breasted Flowerpecker

Dicaeum ignipectus
 
Nectariniidae
Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus Then-kudi

Gould's Sunbird

Aethopyga gouldiae

Green-tailed Sunbird

Aethopyga nipalensis

Black-throated Sunbird

Aethopyga saturata

Western Crimson Sunbird

Aethopyga siparaja

Fire-tailed Sunbird

Aethopyga ignicauda
 
Passeridae

House Sparrow

Passer domesticus Adaikalang kuruvi

Spanish Sparrow

Passer hispaniolensis

Russet Sparrow

Passer rutilans

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Passer montanus
Chestnut-shouldered Petronia Gymnoris xanthocollis

Black-winged Snowfinch

Montifringilla adamsi

Rufous-necked Snowfinch

Pyrgilauda ruficollis

Blanford's Snowfinch

Pyrgilauda blanfordi
 
Ploceidae
Bengal Weaver Ploceus benghalensis
Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar
Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus
Yellow Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus Vulnerable
 
Estrildidae
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
Green Avadavat Amandava formosa Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable

White-throated Munia

Lonchura malabarica

White-rumped Munia

Lonchura striata

Nutmeg Mannikin

Lonchura punctulata
Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca
 
Prunellidae

Alpine Accentor

Prunella collaris

Himalayan Accentor

Prunella himalayana

Robin Accentor

Prunella rubeculoides

Rufous-breasted Accentor

Prunella strophiata
Brown Accentor Prunella fulvescens
 
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

Rosy Pipit

Anthus roseatus

Red-throated Pipit

Anthus cervinus
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta
Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened
Upland Pipit Anthus sylvanus
 
Fringillidae
Fire-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus
Yellow-breasted Greenfinch Carduelis spinoides
Twite Carduelis flavirostris
Plain Mountain-Finch Leucosticte nemoricola
Spectacled Finch Callacanthis burtoni
Dark-breasted Rosefinch Carpodacus nipalensis
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus

Beautiful Rosefinch

Carpodacus pulcherrimus

Pink-browed Rosefinch

Carpodacus rodochroa

Vinaceous Rosefinch

Carpodacus vinaceus

Spot-winged Grosbeak

Carpodacus rodopeplus

White-browed Rosefinch

Carpodacus thura

Streaked Rosefinch

Carpodacus rubicilloides

Great Rosefinch

Carpodacus rubicilla

Red-fronted Rosefinch

Carpodacus puniceus
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra

Brown Bullfinch

Pyrrhula nipalensis

Orange Bullfinch

Pyrrhula aurantiaca

Red-headed Bullfinch

Pyrrhula erythrocephala

Black-and-yellow Grosbeak

Mycerobas icterioides

Collared Grosbeak

Mycerobas affinis

Spot-winged Grosbeak

Mycerobas melanozanthos

White-winged Grosbeak

Mycerobas carnipes

Gold-naped Finch

Pyrrhoplectes epauletta
 
Emberizidae
Crested Bunting Melophus lathami
Rock Bunting Emberiza cia
Chestnut-breasted Bunting Emberiza stewarti
Grey-hooded Bunting Emberiza buchanani
House Bunting Emberiza striolata
Chestnut-eared Bunting Emberiza fucata
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola Vulnerable

Black-headed Bunting

Emberiza melanocephala

Red-headed Bunting

Emberiza bruniceps

Black-faced Bunting

Emberiza spodocephala

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