# Species:184
# Excl Vagrants:184
# 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
2Knob-billed DuckSarkidiornis melanotos
3/Ruddy Shelduck/Tadorna ferruginea
4Cotton Pygmy-GooseNettapus coromandelianus
5/Garganey/Spatula querquedula
6/Northern Shoveler/Spatula clypeata
7/Eurasian Wigeon/Mareca penelope
8/Northern Pintail/Anas acuta
9Andaman TealAnas albogularis
10/Ferruginous Duck/Aythya nyroca
11/Tufted Duck/Aythya fuligula

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

12Gray FrancolinOrtygornis pondicerianus

Grebes: Podicipedidae

13Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

14Rock PigeonColumba livia
15Andaman Wood-PigeonColumba palumboides
16Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
17Andaman Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia rufipennis
18Andaman Green-PigeonTreron chloropterus
19Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aenea

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

20Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus
21Andaman CoucalCentropus andamanensis
22Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus
23(Violet Cuckoo)Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
24Gray-bellied CuckooCacomantis passerinus

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

25Andaman NightjarCaprimulgus andamanicus

Swifts: Apodidae

26Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
27Plume-toed SwiftletCollocalia affinis
28White-nest SwiftletAerodramus fuciphagus
29Blyth's SwiftApus leuconyx

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

30Slaty-breasted RailLewinia striatus
31Eurasian CootFulica atra
32Gray-headed SwamphenPorphyrio poliocephalus
33White-browed CrakePoliolimnas cinerea
34WatercockGallicrex cinerea
35White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
36Andaman CrakeRallina canningi
37Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca
38/Baillon's Crake/Zapornia pusilla

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

39Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

40/Black-bellied Plover/Pluvialis squatarola
41/Pacific Golden-Plover/Pluvialis fulva
42Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
43/Gray-headed Lapwing/Vanellus cinereus
44/Tibetan Sand-Plover/Anarhynchus atrifrons
45/Greater Sand-Plover/Anarhynchus leschenaultii
46Kentish PloverAnarhynchus alexandrinus

Jacanas: Jacanidae

47Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

48/Eurasian Curlew/Numenius arquata
49/Bar-tailed Godwit/Limosa lapponica
50/Black-tailed Godwit/Limosa limosa
51/Jack Snipe/Lymnocryptes minimus
52/Pin-tailed Snipe/Gallinago stenura
53/Common Snipe/Gallinago gallinago
54/Terek Sandpiper/Xenus cinereus
55/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
56/Green Sandpiper/Tringa ochropus
57/Marsh Sandpiper/Tringa stagnatilis
58/Wood Sandpiper/Tringa glareola
59/Common Redshank/Tringa totanus
60/Spotted Redshank/Tringa erythropus
61/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia
62/Ruddy Turnstone/Arenaria interpres
63/Great Knot/Calidris tenuirostris
64/Broad-billed Sandpiper/Calidris falcinellus
65/Curlew Sandpiper/Calidris ferruginea
66/Long-toed Stint/Calidris subminuta
67/Red-necked Stint/Calidris ruficollis
68/Little Stint/Calidris minuta
69Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos

Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

70Small PratincoleGlareola lactea
71Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

72|Bridled Tern|Onychoprion anaethetus
73Little TernSternula albifrons
74/Gull-billed Tern/Gelochelidon nilotica
75Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
76/White-winged Tern/Chlidonias leucopterus
77Roseate TernSterna dougallii
78/Common Tern/Sterna hirundo
79Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
80Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis

Storks: Ciconiidae

81Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitans

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

82Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
83Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
84Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis
85Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
86Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
87Chinese EgretEgretta eulophotes
88Little EgretEgretta garzetta
89Striated HeronButorides striata
90Indian Pond-HeronArdeola grayii
91Javan Pond-HeronArdeola speciosa
92Chinese Pond-HeronArdeola bacchus
93Eastern Cattle EgretBubulcus coromandus
94Great EgretArdea alba
95Medium EgretArdea intermedia
96Gray HeronArdea cinerea
97Purple HeronArdea purpurea

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

98Black BazaAviceda leuphotes
99Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
100Andaman Serpent-EagleSpilornis elgini
101Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus cirrhatus
102/Western Marsh Harrier/Circus aeruginosus
103/Eastern Marsh Harrier/Circus spilonotus
104/Pied Harrier/Circus melanoleucos
105/Japanese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter gularis
106Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
107White-bellied Sea-EagleIcthyophaga leucogaster

Owls: Strigidae

108Andaman Scops-OwlOtus balli
109Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia
110Andaman BoobookNinox affinis
111Hume's BoobookNinox obscura

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

112Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
113Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting
114Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensis
115Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda
116White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
117Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

118(Blue-cheeked Bee-eater)Merops persicus
119Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus
120Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti

Rollers: Coraciidae

121Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

Woodpeckers: Picidae

122/Eurasian Wryneck/Jynx torquilla
123Freckle-breasted WoodpeckerDendrocopos analis
124Andaman WoodpeckerDryocopus hodgei

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

125Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Parrots: Psittaculidae

126Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatria
127Red-breasted ParakeetPsittacula alexandri
128Long-tailed ParakeetPsittacula longicauda
129Vernal Hanging-ParrotLoriculus vernalis

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

130Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeus
131Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
132Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
133Andaman CuckooshrikeCoracina dobsoni

Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

134Mangrove WhistlerPachycephala cinerea

Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

135/Black-naped Oriole/Oriolus chinensis
136Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus

Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

137White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus

Drongos: Dicruridae

138Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
139/Ashy Drongo/Dicrurus leucophaeus
140Andaman DrongoDicrurus andamanensis
141Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

142Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea

Shrikes: Laniidae

143/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

144Andaman TreepieDendrocitta bayleii
145House CrowCorvus splendens
146Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

147/Thick-billed Warbler/Arundinax aedon
148/Black-browed Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
149/Oriental Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus orientalis
150/Clamorous Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus stentoreus

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

151/Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler/Helopsaltes certhiola
152/Lanceolated Warbler/Locustella lanceolata

Swallows: Hirundinidae

153Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
154/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

155Andaman BulbulMicrotarsus fuscoflavescens
156Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

157/Dusky Warbler/Phylloscopus fuscatus
158/Greenish Warbler/Phylloscopus trochiloides

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

159Indian White-eyeZosterops palpebrosus

Starlings: Sturnidae

160Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensis
161Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa
162Daurian StarlingAgropsar sturnina
163Chestnut-cheeked StarlingAgropsar philippensis
164White-headed StarlingSturnia erythropygia
165Common MynaAcridotheres tristis

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

166Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

167Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
168Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
169Andaman ShamaCopsychus albiventris
170/Bluethroat/Luscinia svecica
171/Taiga Flycatcher/Ficedula albicilla
172Amur StonechatSaxicola stejnegeri

Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

173Andaman FlowerpeckerDicaeum virescens

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

174Ornate SunbirdCinnyris ornatus

Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

175Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

176White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
177Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

178House SparrowPasser domesticus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

179Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea
180Eastern Yellow WagtailMotacilla tschutschensis
181/Citrine Wagtail/Motacilla citreola
182/White Wagtail/Motacilla alba
183/Richard's Pipit/Anthus richardi
184/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.