# Species:162
# Excl Vagrants:162
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:4


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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Ducks: Anatidae

1Lesser Whistling-DuckDendrocygna javanica
2/Bar-headed Goose/Anser indicus
3/Graylag Goose/Anser anser
4Knob-billed DuckSarkidiornis melanotos
5/Ruddy Shelduck/Tadorna ferruginea
6Cotton Pygmy-GooseNettapus coromandelianus
7/Garganey/Spatula querquedula
8/Northern Shoveler/Spatula clypeata
9/Gadwall/Mareca strepera
10/Eurasian Wigeon/Mareca penelope
11/Northern Pintail/Anas acuta
12/Red-crested Pochard/Netta rufina
13/Common Pochard/Aythya ferina

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

14Indian PeafowlPavo cristatus
15Gray FrancolinOrtygornis pondicerianus
16Black FrancolinFrancolinus francolinus
17Painted FrancolinFrancolinus pictus
18Jungle Bush-QuailPerdicula asiatica

Grebes: Podicipedidae

19/Great Crested Grebe/Podiceps cristatus

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

20Rock PigeonColumba livia
21Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaocto
22Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
23Laughing DoveSpilopelia senegalensis
24Yellow-footed Green-PigeonTreron phoenicopterus

Sandgrouse: Pteroclidae

25Chestnut-bellied SandgrousePterocles exustus

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

26Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
27Sirkeer MalkohaTaccocua leschenaultii
28Pied CuckooClamator jacobinus
29Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus

Swifts: Apodidae

30Little SwiftApus affinis

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

31Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus
32White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus

Cranes: Gruidae

33Sarus CraneAntigone antigone

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

34Great Thick-kneeEsacus recurvirostris
35Indian Thick-kneeBurhinus indicus

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

36Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

37Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
38River LapwingVanellus duvaucelii
39Yellow-wattled LapwingVanellus malabaricus
40Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus
41/White-tailed Lapwing/Vanellus leucurus
42Kentish PloverAnarhynchus alexandrinus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

43/Black-tailed Godwit/Limosa limosa
44/Common Snipe/Gallinago gallinago
45/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
46/Green Sandpiper/Tringa ochropus
47/Marsh Sandpiper/Tringa stagnatilis
48/Wood Sandpiper/Tringa glareola
49/Common Redshank/Tringa totanus
50/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia
51/Ruff/Calidris pugnax
52/Temminck's Stint/Calidris temminckii
53/Little Stint/Calidris minuta

Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

54Small PratincoleGlareola lactea
55Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

56/Black-headed Gull/Chroicocephalus ridibundus
57/Pallas's Gull/Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus
58Indian SkimmerRynchops albicollis
59Little TernSternula albifrons
60Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
61River TernSterna aurantia
62Black-bellied TernSterna acuticauda

Storks: Ciconiidae

63Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitans
64Asian Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus
65Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticus
66Painted StorkMycteria leucocephala

Anhingas: Anhingidae

67Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogaster

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

68Little CormorantMicrocarbo niger
69Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
70Indian CormorantPhalacrocorax fuscicollis

Pelicans: Pelecanidae

71Spot-billed PelicanPelecanus philippensis
72/Dalmatian Pelican/Pelecanus crispus

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

73Little EgretEgretta garzetta
74Striated HeronButorides striata
75Indian Pond-HeronArdeola grayii
76Eastern Cattle EgretBubulcus coromandus
77Great EgretArdea alba
78Medium EgretArdea intermedia
79Gray HeronArdea cinerea
80Purple HeronArdea purpurea

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

81Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalus
82Red-naped IbisPseudibis papillosa
83Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia

Osprey: Pandionidae

84/Osprey/Pandion haliaetus

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

85Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterus
86Short-toed Snake-EagleCircaetus gallicus
87Indian Spotted EagleClanga hastata
88Bonelli's EagleAquila fasciata
89ShikraAccipiter badius
90Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus
91Black KiteMilvus migrans
92/Long-legged Buzzard/Buteo rufinus

Owls: Strigidae

93Indian Scops-OwlOtus bakkamoena
94Spotted OwletAthene brama
95Brown BoobookNinox scutulata

Hornbills: Bucerotidae

96Indian Gray HornbillOcyceros birostris

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

97White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
98Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

99Asian Green Bee-eaterMerops orientalis

Rollers: Coraciidae

100|European Roller|Coracias garrulus
101Indian RollerCoracias benghalensis

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

102Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculus
103Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Parrots: Psittaculidae

104Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatria
105Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameri
106Plum-headed ParakeetPsittacula cyanocephala

Drongos: Dicruridae

107Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus

Shrikes: Laniidae

108Bay-backed ShrikeLanius vittatus
109Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach
110Great Gray ShrikeLanius excubitor

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

111Rufous TreepieDendrocitta vagabunda
112House CrowCorvus splendens
113Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

Larks: Alaudidae

114Ashy-crowned Sparrow-LarkEremopterix griseus
115Indian BushlarkMirafra erythroptera
116/Bimaculated Lark/Melanocorypha bimaculata
117Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgula
118Crested LarkGalerida cristata

Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

119Rufous-fronted PriniaPrinia buchanani
120Gray-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii
121Ashy PriniaPrinia socialis
122Plain PriniaPrinia inornata

Swallows: Hirundinidae

123Gray-throated MartinRiparia chinensis
124/Pale Martin/Riparia diluta
125/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
126Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithii

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

127Red-vented BulbulPycnonotus cafer
128White-eared BulbulPycnonotus leucotis

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

129/Hume's Warbler/Phylloscopus humei
130/Brooks's Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus subviridis

Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

131/Lesser Whitethroat/Curruca curruca

Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

132Large Gray BabblerArgya malcolmi
133Jungle BabblerArgya striata
134Common BabblerArgya caudata

Starlings: Sturnidae

135Indian Pied StarlingGracupica contra
136Brahminy StarlingSturnia pagodarum
137Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
138Bank MynaAcridotheres ginginianus

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

139Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina
140/Black-throated Thrush/Turdus atrogularis

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

141Indian RobinCopsychus fulicatus
142Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
143Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus
144/Bluethroat/Luscinia svecica
145/Black Redstart/Phoenicurus ochruros
146/Blue Rock-Thrush/Monticola solitarius
147Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata
148/Desert Wheatear/Oenanthe deserti

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

149Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticus

Weavers and Allies: Ploceidae

150Baya WeaverPloceus philippinus
151Black-breasted WeaverPloceus benghalensis

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

152Indian SilverbillEuodice malabarica

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

153House SparrowPasser domesticus
154Yellow-throated SparrowGymnornis xanthocollis

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

155/Western Yellow Wagtail/Motacilla flava
156/Citrine Wagtail/Motacilla citreola
157White-browed WagtailMotacilla maderaspatensis
158/White Wagtail/Motacilla alba
159Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus
160/Tawny Pipit/Anthus campestris
161/Tree Pipit/Anthus trivialis

Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

162Crested BuntingEmberiza lathami


 *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.