# Species:128
# Excl Vagrants:128
# 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

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

4Rock PigeonColumba livia
5Andaman Wood-PigeonColumba palumboides
6Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
7Andaman Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia rufipennis
8Andaman Green-PigeonTreron chloropterus
9Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aenea

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

10Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus
11Andaman CoucalCentropus andamanensis
12Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus
13(Violet Cuckoo)Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

14Andaman NightjarCaprimulgus andamanicus

Swifts: Apodidae

15Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
16Plume-toed SwiftletCollocalia affinis
17White-nest SwiftletAerodramus fuciphagus

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

18Slaty-breasted RailLewinia striatus
19Eurasian CootFulica atra
20WatercockGallicrex cinerea
21White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
22Andaman CrakeRallina canningi
23Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca
24/Baillon's Crake/Zapornia pusilla

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

25/Pacific Golden-Plover/Pluvialis fulva
26Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
27/Tibetan Sand-Plover/Anarhynchus atrifrons
28/Greater Sand-Plover/Anarhynchus leschenaultii

Jacanas: Jacanidae

29Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

30/Eurasian Curlew/Numenius arquata
31/Bar-tailed Godwit/Limosa lapponica
32/Pin-tailed Snipe/Gallinago stenura
33/Common Snipe/Gallinago gallinago
34/Terek Sandpiper/Xenus cinereus
35/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
36/Green Sandpiper/Tringa ochropus
37/Wood Sandpiper/Tringa glareola
38/Common Redshank/Tringa totanus
39/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia
40/Curlew Sandpiper/Calidris ferruginea
41/Long-toed Stint/Calidris subminuta
42/Red-necked Stint/Calidris ruficollis

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

43Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

44Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
45Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis
46Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
47Chinese EgretEgretta eulophotes
48Little EgretEgretta garzetta
49Striated HeronButorides striata
50Indian Pond-HeronArdeola grayii
51Eastern Cattle EgretBubulcus coromandus
52Great EgretArdea alba
53Medium EgretArdea intermedia
54Purple HeronArdea purpurea

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

55Black BazaAviceda leuphotes
56Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
57Andaman Serpent-EagleSpilornis elgini
58Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus cirrhatus
59/Chinese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter soloensis
60White-bellied Sea-EagleIcthyophaga leucogaster

Owls: Strigidae

61Andaman Scops-OwlOtus balli
62Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia
63Andaman BoobookNinox affinis
64Hume's BoobookNinox obscura

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

65Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
66Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting
67Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensis
68Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda
69White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
70Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

71Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus
72Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti

Rollers: Coraciidae

73Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

Woodpeckers: Picidae

74Freckle-breasted WoodpeckerDendrocopos analis
75Andaman WoodpeckerDryocopus hodgei

Parrots: Psittaculidae

76Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatria
77Red-breasted ParakeetPsittacula alexandri
78Long-tailed ParakeetPsittacula longicauda
79Vernal Hanging-ParrotLoriculus vernalis

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

80Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeus
81Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
82/Ashy Minivet/Pericrocotus divaricatus
83Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
84Andaman CuckooshrikeCoracina dobsoni

Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

85Mangrove WhistlerPachycephala cinerea

Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

86/Black-naped Oriole/Oriolus chinensis

Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

87White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus

Drongos: Dicruridae

88Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
89Andaman DrongoDicrurus andamanensis
90Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

91Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea
92Amur Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone incei

Shrikes: Laniidae

93/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

94Andaman TreepieDendrocitta bayleii
95House CrowCorvus splendens
96Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

97/Black-browed Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
98/Oriental Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus orientalis
99/Clamorous Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus stentoreus

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

100/Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler/Helopsaltes certhiola

Swallows: Hirundinidae

101Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
102/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

103Andaman BulbulMicrotarsus fuscoflavescens
104Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

105/Dusky Warbler/Phylloscopus fuscatus
106Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

107Indian White-eyeZosterops palpebrosus

Starlings: Sturnidae

108Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensis
109Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa
110/Rosy Starling/Pastor roseus
111White-headed StarlingSturnia erythropygia
112Common MynaAcridotheres tristis

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

113Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

114Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
115Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
116Andaman ShamaCopsychus albiventris
117/Taiga Flycatcher/Ficedula albicilla
118/Siberian Stonechat/Saxicola maurus
119Amur StonechatSaxicola stejnegeri

Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

120Andaman FlowerpeckerDicaeum virescens

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

121Ornate SunbirdCinnyris ornatus

Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

122Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

123White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
124Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

125House SparrowPasser domesticus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

126/Forest Wagtail/Dendronanthus indicus
127Eastern Yellow WagtailMotacilla tschutschensis
128/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.