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KINABALU NATIONAL PARK & PORING

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Area (ha):75,400
Altitude (m):1200-4095
# Species:307
# Excl Vagrants:305
# Endemics:2
# Near Endemics:40
Species/100 ha:0.4
Habitat: Lowland Dipterocarp forest, sub-alpine forest, montane forest

BIRD CHECKLIST

The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

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Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

1Crested PartridgeRollulus rouloul
2Red-breasted PartridgeArborophila hyperythra
3Dulit PartridgeRhizothera dulitensis
4Great ArgusArgusianus argus
5Crimson-headed PartridgeHaematortyx sanguiniceps
6Blue-breasted QuailSynoicus chinensis

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

7Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
8Ruddy Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia emiliana
9<Little Cuckoo-Dove>Macropygia ruficeps
10<Little Green-Pigeon>Treron olax
11Pink-necked Green-PigeonTreron vernans
12<Thick-billed Green-Pigeon>Treron curvirostra
13<Jambu Fruit-Dove>Ptilinopus jambu
14Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aenea
15Mountain Imperial-PigeonDucula badia

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

16Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus
17/Himalayan Cuckoo/Cuculus saturatus
18Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
19Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
20Chestnut-bellied MalkohaPhaenicophaeus sumatranus
21Chestnut-breasted MalkohaPhaenicophaeus curvirostris
22/Asian Koel/Eudynamys scolopaceus
23Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillus
24Violet CuckooChrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
25Square-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubris
26Large Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx sparverioides
27Moustached Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx vagans
28/Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo/Hierococcyx nisicolor
29Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii
30Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus
31Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus

 
Frogmouths: Podargidae

32Bornean FrogmouthBatrachostomus mixtus

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

33Malaysian Eared-NightjarLyncornis temminckii
34/Gray Nightjar/Caprimulgus jotaka
35Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

36Silver-rumped NeedletailRhaphidura leucopygialis
37Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
38Waterfall SwiftHydrochous gigas
39Bornean SwiftletCollocalia dodgei
40White-nest SwiftletAerodramus fuciphagus
41Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

42Gray-rumped TreeswiftHemiprocne longipennis
43Whiskered TreeswiftHemiprocne comata

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

44White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
45Red-legged CrakeRallina fasciata

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

46/Pin-tailed Snipe/Gallinago stenura
47/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

48Storm's StorkCiconia stormi

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

49Striated HeronButorides striata

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

50/Oriental Honey-buzzard/Pernis ptilorhynchus
51Mountain Serpent-EagleSpilornis kinabaluensis
52Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
53Bat HawkMacheiramphus alcinus
54Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus limnaeetus
55Blyth's Hawk-EagleNisaetus alboniger
56Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kienerii
57Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis
58/Gray-faced Buzzard/Butastur indicus
59Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
60/Chinese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter soloensis
61/Japanese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter gularis
62BesraAccipiter virgatus
63Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus

 
Owls: Strigidae

64Reddish Scops-OwlOtus rufescens
65Mountain Scops-OwlOtus spilocephalus
66Sunda Scops-OwlOtus lempiji
67Collared OwletGlaucidium brodiei
68Brown BoobookNinox scutulata

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

69Red-naped TrogonHarpactes kasumba
70Diard's TrogonHarpactes diardii
71Whitehead's TrogonHarpactes whiteheadi
72Cinnamon-rumped TrogonHarpactes orrhophaeus
73Scarlet-rumped TrogonHarpactes duvaucelii
74Orange-breasted TrogonHarpactes oreskios

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

75Rhinoceros HornbillBuceros rhinoceros
76Helmeted HornbillBuceros vigil
77Bushy-crested HornbillAnorrhinus galeritus
78Oriental Pied-HornbillAnthracoceros albirostris
79Black HornbillAnthracoceros malayanus
80Wreathed HornbillRhyticeros undulatus

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

81Blue-banded KingfisherAlcedo peninsulae
82Rufous-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx rufidorsa
83Black-faced Kingfisher**Lacedo melanops
84/Black-capped Kingfisher/Halcyon pileata
85Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris
86Rufous-collared KingfisherActenoides concretus

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

87Red-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis amictus
88<Blue-throated Bee-eater>Merops viridis

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

89Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

90Brown BarbetCaloramphus fuliginosus
91Blue-eared BarbetPsilopogon duvaucelii
92Bornean BarbetPsilopogon eximius
93Red-crowned BarbetPsilopogon rafflesii
94Red-throated BarbetPsilopogon mystacophanos
95Golden-naped BarbetPsilopogon pulcherrimus
96Yellow-crowned BarbetPsilopogon henricii
97Mountain BarbetPsilopogon monticola
98Gold-whiskered BarbetPsilopogon chrysopogon

 
Honeyguides: Indicatoridae

99Malaysian HoneyguideIndicator archipelagicus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

100Rufous PiculetSasia abnormis
101Gray-and-buff WoodpeckerHemicircus concretus
102Sunda WoodpeckerYungipicus moluccensis
103Gray-capped WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus
104Maroon WoodpeckerBlythipicus rubiginosus
105Orange-backed WoodpeckerReinwardtipicus validus
106Rufous WoodpeckerMicropternus brachyurus
107Buff-necked WoodpeckerMeiglyptes tukki
108Buff-rumped WoodpeckerMeiglyptes tristis
109Olive-backed WoodpeckerDinopium rafflesii
110Crimson-winged WoodpeckerPicus puniceus
111Banded WoodpeckerChrysophlegma miniaceus
112Checker-throated WoodpeckerChrysophlegma mentalis

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

113Black-thighed FalconetMicrohierax fringillarius
114White-fronted FalconetMicrohierax latifrons
115/Eurasian Kestrel/Falco tinnunculus
116/Peregrine Falcon/Falco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

117Blue-crowned Hanging-ParrotLoriculus galgulus

 
African and Green Broadbill: Calyptomenidae

118Green BroadbillCalyptomena viridis
119Hose's BroadbillCalyptomena hosii
120Whitehead's BroadbillCalyptomena whiteheadi

 
Asian and Grauer's Broadbills: Eurylaimidae

121Black-and-red BroadbillCymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
122Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae
123Banded BroadbillEurylaimus javanicus
124Black-and-yellow BroadbillEurylaimus ochromalus
125Dusky BroadbillCorydon sumatranus

 
Pittas: Pittidae

126Blue-banded PittaErythropitta arquata
127Bornean Banded-PittaHydrornis schwaneri
128Blue-headed PittaHydrornis baudii
129/Blue-winged Pitta/Pitta moluccensis

 
Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

130Golden-bellied GerygoneGerygone sulphurea

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

131Fiery MinivetPericrocotus igneus
132Gray-chinned MinivetPericrocotus solaris
133Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
134Bar-bellied CuckooshrikeCoracina striata
135Sunda CuckooshrikeCoracina larvata
136Lesser CuckooshrikeLalage fimbriata

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

137Pied Shrike-BabblerPteruthius flaviscapis
138White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca

 
Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

139Bornean WhistlerPachycephala hypoxantha

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

140Dark-throated OrioleOriolus xanthonotus
141Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis
142Black-and-crimson OrioleOriolus cruentus

 
Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

143White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus

 
Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

144Large WoodshrikeTephrodornis virgatus
145Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus
146Black-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus hirundinaceus
147Rufous-winged PhilentomaPhilentoma pyrhoptera
148Maroon-breasted PhilentomaPhilentoma velata

 
Ioras: Aegithinidae

149Common IoraAegithina tiphia

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

150Spotted FantailRhipidura perlata
151Malaysian Pied-FantailRhipidura javanica
152White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

153Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus
154/Crow-billed Drongo/Dicrurus annectens
155Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus
156Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottus
157Spangled DrongoDicrurus bracteatus
158Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

159/Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher/Terpsiphone atrocaudata
160Blyth's Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone affinis

 
Crested Shrikejay: Platylophidae

161Crested ShrikejayPlatylophus galericulatus

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

162/Tiger Shrike/Lanius tigrinus
163/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

164Black MagpiePlatysmurus leucopterus
165Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensis
166Bornean Green-MagpieCissa jefferyi
167Bornean TreepieDendrocitta cinerascens
168Slender-billed CrowCorvus enca
169Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

 
Rail-babbler: Eupetidae

170Malaysian Rail-babblerEupetes macrocerus

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

171Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

172Ashy TailorbirdOrthotomus ruficeps
173Rufous-tailed TailorbirdOrthotomus sericeus
174Yellow-bellied PriniaPrinia flaviventris

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

175/Middendorff's Grasshopper-Warbler/Locustella ochotensis
176Friendly Bush WarblerLocustella accentor

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

177/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
178Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
179/Asian House-Martin/Delichon dasypus

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

180<Black-and-white Bulbul>Brachypodius melanoleucos
181Black-headed BulbulBrachypodius atriceps
182Bornean BulbulRubigula montis
183Straw-headed BulbulPycnonotus zeylanicus
184<Scaly-breasted Bulbul>Pycnonotus squamatus
185Flavescent BulbulPycnonotus flavescens
186Yellow-vented BulbulPycnonotus goiavier
187Olive-winged BulbulPycnonotus plumosus
188Cream-vented BulbulPycnonotus simplex
189Red-eyed BulbulPycnonotus brunneus
190Spectacled BulbulPycnonotus erythropthalmos
191Hairy-backed BulbulTricholestes criniger
192Ochraceous BulbulAlophoixus ochraceus
193Gray-cheeked BulbulAlophoixus bres
194Yellow-bellied BulbulAlophoixus phaeocephalus
195Charlotte's BulbulIole charlottae
196Ashy BulbulHemixos flavala
197Streaked BulbulIxos malaccensis

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

198/Arctic Warbler/Phylloscopus borealis
199Yellow-breasted WarblerPhylloscopus montis
200Mountain Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus trivirgatus

 
Bush Warblers and Allies: Scotocercidae

201Bornean StubtailUrosphena whiteheadi
202Yellow-bellied WarblerAbroscopus superciliaris
203Mountain TailorbirdPhyllergates cucullatus
204Sunda Bush WarblerHorornis vulcanius

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

205Chestnut-crested YuhinaYuhina everetti
206Pygmy White-eyeOculocincta squamifrons
207Mountain Black-eyeChlorocharis emiliae
208Black-capped White-eyeZosterops atricapilla
209Everett's White-eyeZosterops everetti

 
Tree-Babblers, Scimitar-Babblers, and Allies: Timaliidae

210Bold-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis bornensis
211Fluffy-backed Tit-BabblerMacronus ptilosus
212Chestnut-winged BabblerCyanoderma erythropterum
213Rufous-fronted BabblerCyanoderma rufifrons
214Chestnut-backed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus montanus
215Black-throated BabblerStachyris nigricollis
216Chestnut-rumped BabblerStachyris maculata
217Gray-throated BabblerStachyris nigriceps
218Gray-headed BabblerStachyris poliocephala

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

219Moustached BabblerMalacopteron magnirostre
220Sooty-capped BabblerMalacopteron affine
221Scaly-crowned BabblerMalacopteron cinereum
222Rufous-crowned BabblerMalacopteron magnum
223Black-capped BabblerPellorneum capistratum
224Temminck's BabblerPellorneum pyrrogenys
225Short-tailed BabblerPellorneum malaccense
226White-chested BabblerPellorneum rostratum
227Ferruginous BabblerPellorneum bicolor
228Striped Wren-BabblerKenopia striata
229Eyebrowed Wren-BabblerNapothera epilepidota
230Horsfield's BabblerTurdinus sepiarius
231Mountain Wren-BabblerTurdinus crassus

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

232Brown FulvettaAlcippe brunneicauda
233Sunda LaughingthrushGarrulax palliatus
234Black LaughingthrushGarrulax lugubris
235Bare-headed LaughingthrushGarrulax calvus
236Chestnut-hooded LaughingthrushIanthocincla treacheri

 
Nuthatches: Sittidae

237Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

238Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensis

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

239<Chestnut-capped Thrush>Geokichla interpres
240Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina
241Everett's ThrushZoothera everetti
242Japanese ThrushTurdus cardis
243/Eyebrowed Thrush/Turdus obscurus
244Island ThrushTurdus poliocephalus
245Fruit-hunterChlamydochaera jefferyi

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

246/Dark-sided Flycatcher/Muscicapa sibirica
247/Ferruginous Flycatcher/Muscicapa ferruginea
248/Asian Brown Flycatcher/Muscicapa dauurica
249Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
250White-crowned Shama**Copsychus stricklandii
251White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus
252White-tailed FlycatcherCyornis concretus
253Hill Blue FlycatcherCyornis banyumas
254Malaysian Blue FlycatcherCyornis turcosus
255Bornean Blue FlycatcherCyornis superbus
256Gray-chested Jungle-FlycatcherCyornis umbratilis
257Chestnut-tailed Jungle-FlycatcherCyornis ruficauda
258/Blue-and-white Flycatcher/Cyanoptila cyanomelana
259Indigo FlycatcherEumyias indigo
260Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus
261Eyebrowed Jungle-FlycatcherVauriella gularis
262White-browed ShortwingBrachypteryx montana
263/Siberian Blue Robin/Larvivora cyane
264Javan Whistling-ThrushMyophonus glaucinus
265Bornean Whistling-ThrushMyophonus borneensis
266Bornean Forktail**Enicurus borneensis
267White-crowned ForktailEnicurus leschenaulti
268Chestnut-naped ForktailEnicurus ruficapillus
269/Narcissus Flycatcher/Ficedula narcissina
270/Mugimaki Flycatcher/Ficedula mugimaki
271Snowy-browed FlycatcherFicedula hyperythra
272Pygmy FlycatcherFicedula hodgsoni
273Little Pied FlycatcherFicedula westermanni
274Rufous-chested FlycatcherFicedula dumetoria
275/Blue Rock-Thrush/Monticola solitarius
276Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

277Yellow-breasted FlowerpeckerPrionochilus maculatus
278Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum
279Orange-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum trigonostigma
280Nilgiri FlowerpeckerDicaeum concolor
281Black-sided FlowerpeckerDicaeum monticolum
282Scarlet-backed FlowerpeckerDicaeum cruentatum

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

283Ruby-cheeked SunbirdChalcoparia singalensis
284Plain SunbirdAnthreptes simplex
285Brown-throated SunbirdAnthreptes malacensis
286Van Hasselt's SunbirdLeptocoma brasiliana
287Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis
288Temminck's SunbirdAethopyga temminckii
289Crimson SunbirdAethopyga siparaja
290Long-billed SpiderhunterArachnothera robusta
291Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra
292Whitehead's SpiderhunterArachnothera juliae
293Yellow-eared SpiderhunterArachnothera chrysogenys
294Spectacled SpiderhunterArachnothera flavigaster
295Streaky-breasted SpiderhunterArachnothera affinis
296Bornean SpiderhunterArachnothera everetti
297Purple-naped SpiderhunterKurochkinegramma hypogrammicum

 
Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

298Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

 
Leafbirds: Chloropseidae

299Greater Green LeafbirdChloropsis sonnerati
300Lesser Green LeafbirdChloropsis cyanopogon
301<Bornean Leafbird>Chloropsis kinabaluensis

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

302Tawny-breasted ParrotfinchErythrura hyperythra
303<Pin-tailed Parrotfinch>Erythrura prasina
304Dusky MuniaLonchura fuscans
305Chestnut MuniaLonchura atricapilla

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

306/Forest Wagtail/Dendronanthus indicus
307/Gray Wagtail/Motacilla cinerea

 * Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through September 2014 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
** Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.

OTHER LOCALES

PRESENCE CODES

//Boreal Visitor
\\Austral Visitor
||Transient
##Non-breeding Dispersal
<>Erratic/Irregular
()Breeding Season Only
{}Casual/Vagrant
[]Accidental