# Species:159
# Excl Vagrants:159
# Endemics:18
# Near Endemics:1


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
2Cotton Pygmy-GooseNettapus coromandelianus
3Andaman TealAnas albogularis

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

4Indian PeafowlPavo cristatus

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

5Rock PigeonColumba livia
6Andaman Wood-PigeonColumba palumboides
7Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
8Andaman Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia rufipennis
9Nicobar PigeonCaloenas nicobarica
10Andaman Green-PigeonTreron chloropterus
11Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aenea
12Pied Imperial-PigeonDucula bicolor

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

13Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus
14(Himalayan Cuckoo)Cuculus saturatus
15|Lesser Cuckoo|Cuculus poliocephalus
16Andaman CoucalCentropus andamanensis
17Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus
18(Violet Cuckoo)Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

19Andaman NightjarCaprimulgus andamanicus

Swifts: Apodidae

20White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutus
21Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
22Plume-toed SwiftletCollocalia affinis
23White-nest SwiftletAerodramus fuciphagus
24(Common Swift)Apus apus
25Pacific SwiftApus pacificus
26Blyth's SwiftApus leuconyx

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

27Slaty-breasted RailLewinia striatus
28Eurasian CootFulica atra
29Gray-headed SwamphenPorphyrio poliocephalus
30WatercockGallicrex cinerea
31White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
32Andaman CrakeRallina canningi
33Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca
34/Baillon's Crake/Zapornia pusilla

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

35Beach Thick-kneeEsacus magnirostris

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

36/Black-bellied Plover/Pluvialis squatarola
37/Pacific Golden-Plover/Pluvialis fulva
38Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
39/Tibetan Sand-Plover/Anarhynchus atrifrons
40/Greater Sand-Plover/Anarhynchus leschenaultii
41Kentish PloverAnarhynchus alexandrinus

Jacanas: Jacanidae

42Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

43/Eurasian Curlew/Numenius arquata
44/Bar-tailed Godwit/Limosa lapponica
45/Pin-tailed Snipe/Gallinago stenura
46/Common Snipe/Gallinago gallinago
47/Terek Sandpiper/Xenus cinereus
48/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
49/Green Sandpiper/Tringa ochropus
50/Marsh Sandpiper/Tringa stagnatilis
51/Wood Sandpiper/Tringa glareola
52/Common Redshank/Tringa totanus
53/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia
54/Ruddy Turnstone/Arenaria interpres
55/Curlew Sandpiper/Calidris ferruginea
56/Long-toed Stint/Calidris subminuta
57/Red-necked Stint/Calidris ruficollis
58/Little Stint/Calidris minuta

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

59Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
60Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

61Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
62Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis
63Malayan Night HeronGorsachius melanolophus
64Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
65Little EgretEgretta garzetta
66Striated HeronButorides striata
67Indian Pond-HeronArdeola grayii
68Chinese Pond-HeronArdeola bacchus
69Eastern Cattle EgretBubulcus coromandus
70Great EgretArdea alba
71Medium EgretArdea intermedia
72Gray HeronArdea cinerea
73Purple HeronArdea purpurea

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

74Black BazaAviceda leuphotes
75Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
76Andaman Serpent-EagleSpilornis elgini
77Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus cirrhatus
78/Chinese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter soloensis
79/Japanese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter gularis
80BesraAccipiter virgatus
81Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
82White-bellied Sea-EagleIcthyophaga leucogaster

Owls: Strigidae

83Andaman Scops-OwlOtus balli
84Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia
85Andaman BoobookNinox affinis
86Hume's BoobookNinox obscura

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

87Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
88Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting
89Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca
90Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensis
91Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda
92White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
93Black-capped KingfisherHalcyon pileata
94Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

95Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus
96Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti

Rollers: Coraciidae

97Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

Woodpeckers: Picidae

98Freckle-breasted WoodpeckerDendrocopos analis
99Andaman WoodpeckerDryocopus hodgei

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

100Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Parrots: Psittaculidae

101Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatria
102Red-breasted ParakeetPsittacula alexandri
103Long-tailed ParakeetPsittacula longicauda
104Vernal Hanging-ParrotLoriculus vernalis

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

105Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeus
106Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
107/Ashy Minivet/Pericrocotus divaricatus
108Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
109Andaman CuckooshrikeCoracina dobsoni

Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

110Mangrove WhistlerPachycephala cinerea

Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

111/Black-naped Oriole/Oriolus chinensis
112Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus

Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

113White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus

Drongos: Dicruridae

114Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
115/Ashy Drongo/Dicrurus leucophaeus
116Andaman DrongoDicrurus andamanensis
117Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

118Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea

Shrikes: Laniidae

119/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

120Andaman TreepieDendrocitta bayleii
121House CrowCorvus splendens
122Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

123/Thick-billed Warbler/Arundinax aedon
124/Black-browed Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
125/Oriental Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus orientalis
126/Clamorous Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus stentoreus

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

127/Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler/Helopsaltes certhiola

Swallows: Hirundinidae

128Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
129/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

130Andaman BulbulMicrotarsus fuscoflavescens
131Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

132/Yellow-browed Warbler/Phylloscopus inornatus
133/Dusky Warbler/Phylloscopus fuscatus
134/Greenish Warbler/Phylloscopus trochiloides
135Sakhalin Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus borealoides
136Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

137Indian White-eyeZosterops palpebrosus

Starlings: Sturnidae

138Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensis
139Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa
140Daurian StarlingAgropsar sturnina
141White-headed StarlingSturnia erythropygia
142Common MynaAcridotheres tristis

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

143Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina
144/Eyebrowed Thrush/Turdus obscurus

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

145Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
146Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
147Andaman ShamaCopsychus albiventris
148/Taiga Flycatcher/Ficedula albicilla

Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

149Andaman FlowerpeckerDicaeum virescens

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

150Ornate SunbirdCinnyris ornatus

Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

151Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

152White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
153Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

154House SparrowPasser domesticus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

155/Forest Wagtail/Dendronanthus indicus
156Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea
157Eastern Yellow WagtailMotacilla tschutschensis
158/White Wagtail/Motacilla alba
159/Red-throated Pipit/Anthus cervinus


 *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.