# Species:117
# Excl Vagrants:117
# Endemics:1
# 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

1Indian Spot-billed DuckAnas poecilorhyncha

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

2Indian PeafowlPavo cristatus
3Gray FrancolinOrtygornis pondicerianus
4/Common Quail/Coturnix coturnix

Grebes: Podicipedidae

5Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

6Rock PigeonColumba livia
7Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaocto
8Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
9Laughing DoveSpilopelia senegalensis
10Yellow-footed Green-PigeonTreron phoenicopterus

Sandgrouse: Pteroclidae

11Chestnut-bellied SandgrousePterocles exustus
12Painted SandgrousePterocles indicus

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

13Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
14Sirkeer MalkohaTaccocua leschenaultii
15Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

16Indian NightjarCaprimulgus asiaticus

Swifts: Apodidae

17Little SwiftApus affinis

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

18Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus
19White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus

Cranes: Gruidae

20/Common Crane/Grus grus

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

21Indian Thick-kneeBurhinus indicus

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

22Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

23Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

24/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
25/Green Sandpiper/Tringa ochropus
26/Marsh Sandpiper/Tringa stagnatilis
27/Spotted Redshank/Tringa erythropus

Buttonquail: Turnicidae

28Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

29Little EgretEgretta garzetta
30Indian Pond-HeronArdeola grayii
31Eastern Cattle EgretBubulcus coromandus
32Gray HeronArdea cinerea

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

33/Glossy Ibis/Plegadis falcinellus
34Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalus
35Red-naped IbisPseudibis papillosa

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

36Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
37Indian VultureGyps indicus
38/Eurasian Griffon/Gyps fulvus
39Short-toed Snake-EagleCircaetus gallicus
40/Booted Eagle/Hieraaetus pennatus
41Tawny EagleAquila rapax
42Bonelli's EagleAquila fasciata
43/Pallid Harrier/Circus macrourus
44/Montagu's Harrier/Circus pygargus
45ShikraAccipiter badius
46Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus
47Black KiteMilvus migrans
48/Long-legged Buzzard/Buteo rufinus

Owls: Strigidae

49Indian Scops-OwlOtus bakkamoena
50Spotted OwletAthene brama

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

51White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

52Asian Green Bee-eaterMerops orientalis

Rollers: Coraciidae

53Indian RollerCoracias benghalensis

Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

54Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus

Woodpeckers: Picidae

55/Eurasian Wryneck/Jynx torquilla
56Yellow-crowned WoodpeckerLeiopicus mahrattensis
57Black-rumped FlamebackDinopium benghalense

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

58Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculus
59Red-necked FalconFalco chicquera
60Laggar FalconFalco jugger
61Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Parrots: Psittaculidae

62Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameri

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

63White-bellied MinivetPericrocotus erythropygius
64Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeus

Fantails: Rhipiduridae

65White-browed FantailRhipidura aureola

Drongos: Dicruridae

66Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus

Shrikes: Laniidae

67/Isabelline Shrike/Lanius isabellinus
68Bay-backed ShrikeLanius vittatus
69Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach
70Great Gray ShrikeLanius excubitor

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

71Rufous TreepieDendrocitta vagabunda
72House CrowCorvus splendens

Larks: Alaudidae

73Ashy-crowned Sparrow-LarkEremopterix griseus
74Indian BushlarkMirafra erythroptera

Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

75Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
76Rufous-fronted PriniaPrinia buchanani
77Plain PriniaPrinia inornata

Swallows: Hirundinidae

78Gray-throated MartinRiparia chinensis
79Dusky Crag-MartinPtyonoprogne concolor
80/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
81Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithii
82Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

83Red-vented BulbulPycnonotus cafer
84White-eared BulbulPycnonotus leucotis

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

85/Hume's Warbler/Phylloscopus humei
86Sulphur-bellied WarblerPhylloscopus griseolus

Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

87/Lesser Whitethroat/Curruca curruca
88/Eastern Orphean Warbler/Curruca crassirostris
89/Asian Desert Warbler/Curruca nana
90Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense

Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

91Large Gray BabblerArgya malcolmi
92Jungle BabblerArgya striata
93Common BabblerArgya caudata

Starlings: Sturnidae

94Brahminy StarlingSturnia pagodarum
95Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
96Bank MynaAcridotheres ginginianus

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

97Indian RobinCopsychus fulicatus
98Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
99/Red-breasted Flycatcher/Ficedula parva
100/Black Redstart/Phoenicurus ochruros
101/Blue Rock-Thrush/Monticola solitarius
102/Siberian Stonechat/Saxicola maurus
103Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata
104/Desert Wheatear/Oenanthe deserti
105Brown Rock ChatOenanthe fusca
106/Variable Wheatear/Oenanthe picata

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

107Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticus

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

108Indian SilverbillEuodice malabarica

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

109House SparrowPasser domesticus
110Yellow-throated SparrowGymnornis xanthocollis

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

111/White Wagtail/Motacilla alba
112Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus
113Long-billed PipitAnthus similis
114/Tawny Pipit/Anthus campestris
115/Tree Pipit/Anthus trivialis

Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

116/Gray-necked Bunting/Emberiza buchanani
117Striolated BuntingEmberiza striolata


 *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.