Possible Specialty Birds for Tour


Duration:18 days, 17 nights
Group Size:2-6
Anytime Price:$6395
Group Price:$5750
Single Suppl:$700
Est #Species:375-400
* This tour is available for any dates of your choosing provided guide services and accommodations are available.

List of species possible on this tour that are endemic (E), near endemic (NE), have restricted ranges in the country (RR), or occur only locally (LC) in the country excluding vagrants and accidentals. Table also shows species with globally threatened or endangered status according to the IUCN.*

color codes

1/Greater White-fronted Goose/Anser albifronsRR 
2/Common Shelduck/Tadorna tadornaRR 
3/Falcated Duck/Mareca falcata NT
4/Marbled Duck/Marmaronetta angustirostrisRRV
5/Common Pochard/Aythya ferina V
6/Ferruginous Duck/Aythya nyroca NT
7Koklass PheasantPucrasia macrolophaRR 
8Cheer PheasantCatreus wallichiiRRV
9Painted SpurfowlGalloperdix lunulataE 
10Painted FrancolinFrancolinus pictusNE 
11Jungle Bush-QuailPerdicula asiaticaNE 
12Rock Bush-QuailPerdicula argoondahE 
13Lesser FlamingoPhoenicoparrus minor V
14/Eared Grebe/Podiceps nigricollisRR 
15Hill PigeonColumba rupestrisRR 
16Snow PigeonColumba leuconotaRR 
17Common Wood-PigeonColumba palumbusRR 
18Painted SandgrousePterocles indicusNE 
19(Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo)Surniculus lugubrisRR 
20White-rumped SpinetailZoonavena sylvaticaNE 
21/Water Rail/Rallus aquaticusRR 
22Sarus CraneAntigone antigone V
23Great Thick-kneeEsacus recurvirostris NT
24IbisbillIbidorhyncha struthersiiRR 
25/Northern Lapwing/Vanellus vanellus NT
26River LapwingVanellus duvaucelii NT
27/Sociable Lapwing/Vanellus gregariusRRCR
28/Eurasian Curlew/Numenius arquata NT
29/Black-tailed Godwit/Limosa limosa NT
30/Curlew Sandpiper/Calidris ferruginea NT
31Indian CourserCursorius coromandelicusNE 
32/White-winged Tern/Chlidonias leucopterusRR 
33River TernSterna aurantia V
34Black-bellied TernSterna acuticauda EN
35Asian Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus NT
36Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticus NT
37/Lesser Adjutant/Leptoptilos javanicus V
38Greater AdjutantLeptoptilos dubiusRREN
39Painted StorkMycteria leucocephala NT
40Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogaster NT
41Spot-billed PelicanPelecanus philippensis NT
42/Dalmatian Pelican/Pelecanus crispus NT
43Little BitternIxobrychus minutusRR 
44Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalus NT
45Bearded VultureGypaetus barbatus NT
46Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterus EN
47Red-headed VultureSarcogyps calvus CR
48/Cinereous Vulture/Aegypius monachus NT
49White-rumped VultureGyps bengalensis CR
50Indian VultureGyps indicus CR
51Slender-billed VultureGyps tenuirostris CR
52/Himalayan Griffon/Gyps himalayensis NT
53Mountain Hawk-EagleNisaetus nipalensis NT
54Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kienerii NT
55Indian Spotted EagleClanga hastata V
56/Greater Spotted Eagle/Clanga clanga V
57Tawny EagleAquila rapax V
58/Steppe Eagle/Aquila nipalensis EN
59/Imperial Eagle/Aquila heliaca V
60/Pallid Harrier/Circus macrourus NT
61Pallas's Fish-EagleHaliaeetus leucoryphus EN
62Lesser Fish-EagleIcthyophaga humilis NT
63Gray-headed Fish-EagleIcthyophaga ichthyaetus NT
64/Pallid Scops-Owl/Otus bruceiRR 
65Tawny Fish-OwlKetupa flavipesRR 
66Mottled Wood-OwlStrix ocellataE 
67Great HornbillBuceros bicornis V
68|European Roller|Coracias garrulusRR 
69Brown-fronted WoodpeckerDendrocoptes auricepsRR 
70Himalayan WoodpeckerDendrocopos himalayensisRR 
71Scaly-bellied WoodpeckerPicus squamatusRR 
72White-naped WoodpeckerChrysocolaptes festivusNE 
73Great Slaty WoodpeckerMulleripicus pulverulentus V
74Collared FalconetMicrohierax caerulescensRR 
75Red-necked FalconFalco chicquera NT
76Laggar FalconFalco jugger NT
77Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatria NT
78Slaty-headed ParakeetPsittacula himalayanaRR 
79Red-breasted ParakeetPsittacula alexandri NT
80Indian PittaPitta brachyuraNE 
81White-bellied MinivetPericrocotus erythropygiusE 
82White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeucaRR 
83White-tailed IoraAegithina nigroluteaNE 
84Spot-breasted FantailRhipidura albogularisE 
85White-bellied DrongoDicrurus caerulescensNE 
86Crow-billed DrongoDicrurus annectensRR 
87Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remiferRR 
88Eurasian JayGarrulus glandariusRR 
89Black-headed JayGarrulus lanceolatusRR 
90Yellow-billed Blue-MagpieUrocissa flavirostrisRR 
91Red-billed Blue-MagpieUrocissa erythrorynchaRR 
92Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensisRR 
93Eurasian NutcrackerNucifraga caryocatactesRR 
94Yellow-billed ChoughPyrrhocorax graculusRR 
95Fire-capped TitCephalopyrus flammicepsRR 
96Rufous-naped TitPeriparus rufonuchalisRR 
97Rufous-vented TitPeriparus rubidiventrisRR 
98White-naped TitMachlolophus nuchalisEV
99Himalayan Black-lored TitMachlolophus xanthogenysRR 
100Rufous-tailed LarkAmmomanes phoenicuraNE 
101Indian BushlarkMirafra erythropteraNE 
102/Bimaculated Lark/Melanocorypha bimaculataRR 
103/Eurasian Skylark/Alauda arvensisRR 
104Gray-crowned PriniaPrinia cinereocapillaNEV
105Jungle PriniaPrinia sylvaticaNE 
106/Moustached Warbler/Acrocephalus melanopogonRR 
107Bristled GrassbirdSchoenicola striataLCV
108Nepal CupwingPnoepyga immaculataRR 
109Pygmy CupwingPnoepyga pusillaRR 
110/Bank Swallow/Riparia ripariaRR 
111Nepal House-MartinDelichon nipalenseRR 
112Ashy BulbulHemixos flavalaRR 
113/Brooks's Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus subviridisRR 
114/Smoky Warbler/Phylloscopus fuligiventerRR 
115Chestnut-crowned WarblerPhylloscopus castanicepsRR 
116Gray-bellied TesiaTesia cyaniventerRR 
117Black-throated TitAegithalos concinnusRR 
118|Greater Whitethroat|Curruca communisRR 
119Whiskered YuhinaYuhina flavicollisRR 
120Stripe-throated YuhinaYuhina gularisRR 
121Black-chinned YuhinaYuhina nigrimentaRR 
122Chestnut-capped BabblerTimalia pileataRR 
123Black-chinned BabblerCyanoderma pyrrhopsRR 
124Streak-breasted Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus ruficollisRR 
125White-browed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus schisticepsRR 
126Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficepsRR 
127Streaked LaughingthrushTrochalopteron lineatumRR 
128Variegated LaughingthrushTrochalopteron variegatumRR 
129Blue-winged MinlaActinodura cyanouropteraRR 
130Silver-eared MesiaLeiothrix argentaurisRR 
131Large Gray BabblerArgya malcolmiNE 
132White-crested LaughingthrushGarrulax leucolophusRR 
133White-throated LaughingthrushPterorhinus albogularisRR 
134/Wallcreeper/Tichodroma murariaRR 
135Chestnut-bellied NuthatchSitta cinnamoventrisRR 
136/Bar-tailed Treecreeper/Certhia himalayanaRR 
137Indian Spotted CreeperSalpornis spilonotaE 
138(Pied Thrush)Geokichla wardiiNE 
139Dark-sided ThrushZoothera marginataRR 
140Mistle ThrushTurdus viscivorusRR 
141Indian BlackbirdTurdus simillimusNE 
142Large NiltavaNiltava grandisRR 
143Blue-throated FlycatcherCyornis rubeculoidesRR 
144Slaty-backed ForktailEnicurus schistaceusRR 
145White-tailed RobinMyiomela leucurumRR 
146Golden Bush-RobinTarsiger chrysaeusRR 
147Snowy-browed FlycatcherFicedula hyperythraRR 
148/Blue-capped Redstart/Phoenicurus coeruleocephalaRR 
149White-browed BushchatSaxicola macrorhynchusEV
150/White-throated Bushchat/Saxicola insignisRRV
151Brown Rock ChatOenanthe fuscaNE 
152Fire-tailed SunbirdAethopyga ignicaudaRR 
153Black-throated SunbirdAethopyga saturataRR 
154Green-tailed SunbirdAethopyga nipalensisRR 
155Tricolored MuniaLonchura malaccaNE 
156Alpine AccentorPrunella collarisRR 
157/Altai Accentor/Prunella himalayanaRR 
158Rufous-breasted AccentorPrunella strophiataRR 
159/Black-throated Accentor/Prunella atrogularisRR 
160/Spanish Sparrow/Passer hispaniolensisRR 
161Sind SparrowPasser pyrrhonotusRR 
162Russet SparrowPasser cinnamomeusRR 
163/Forest Wagtail/Dendronanthus indicusRR 
164Upland PipitAnthus sylvanusRR 
165/Red-throated Pipit/Anthus cervinusRR 
166/Common Chaffinch/Fringilla coelebsRR 
167Black-and-yellow GrosbeakMycerobas icterioidesRR 
168Collared GrosbeakMycerobas affinisRR 
169Scarlet FinchCarpodacus sipahiRR 
170Pink-browed RosefinchCarpodacus rodochroaRR 
171Vinaceous RosefinchCarpodacus vinaceusRR 
172/Spot-winged Rosefinch/Carpodacus rodopeplusRR 
173Red-headed BullfinchPyrrhula erythrocephalaRR 
174Spectacled FinchCallacanthis burtoniRR 
175Dark-breasted RosefinchProcarduelis nipalensisRR 
176European GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisRR 
177Fire-fronted SerinSerinus pusillusRR 
178Rock BuntingEmberiza ciaRR 
179/Little Bunting/Emberiza pusillaRR 
180/Reed Bunting/Emberiza schoeniclusRR 


 *Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 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.



For a group of 4 persons, the group price applies with one vehicle and the anytime price applies with two vehicles. An extra day can be added at Ranthambore for birding and tiger viewing at the additional charge of $400/person.


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NENear Endemic64
RRRestricted Range395


NTNear Threatened27
CRCritically Endangered5

Species counts in code tables depend on completeness of the data. For some countries or locales, data may not include all species or information on species presence may be incomplete.