# Species:123
# Excl Vagrants:123
# 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.*

color codes

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

1Indian PeafowlPavo cristatus
2Gray FrancolinOrtygornis pondicerianus

Grebes: Podicipedidae

3Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

4Rock PigeonColumba livia
5Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaocto
6Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
7Laughing DoveSpilopelia senegalensis

Sandgrouse: Pteroclidae

8Chestnut-bellied SandgrousePterocles exustus

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

9(Common Cuckoo)Cuculus canorus
10Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
11Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

12Eurasian CootFulica atra
13White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

14Indian Thick-kneeBurhinus indicus

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

15Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

16Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
17Yellow-wattled LapwingVanellus malabaricus
18Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

19/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos

Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

20/Cream-colored Courser/Cursorius cursor
21Indian CourserCursorius coromandelicus

Storks: Ciconiidae

22Asian Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus
23Painted StorkMycteria leucocephala

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

24Little CormorantMicrocarbo niger
25Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

26Little EgretEgretta garzetta
27Medium EgretArdea intermedia

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

28Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalus
29Red-naped IbisPseudibis papillosa
30Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

31Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
32Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterus
33European Honey-buzzardPernis apivorus
34Red-headed VultureSarcogyps calvus
35/Cinereous Vulture/Aegypius monachus
36White-rumped VultureGyps bengalensis
37/Eurasian Griffon/Gyps fulvus
38Short-toed Snake-EagleCircaetus gallicus
39Indian Spotted EagleClanga hastata
40Tawny EagleAquila rapax
41/Steppe Eagle/Aquila nipalensis
42/Imperial Eagle/Aquila heliaca
43Bonelli's EagleAquila fasciata
44White-eyed BuzzardButastur teesa
45/Pallid Harrier/Circus macrourus
46ShikraAccipiter badius
47Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus
48Black KiteMilvus migrans
49/Long-legged Buzzard/Buteo rufinus

Owls: Strigidae

50Indian Scops-OwlOtus bakkamoena
51Spotted OwletAthene brama

Hoopoes: Upupidae

52Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epops

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

53White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

54Asian Green Bee-eaterMerops orientalis
55(Blue-cheeked Bee-eater)Merops persicus

Rollers: Coraciidae

56|European Roller|Coracias garrulus
57Indian RollerCoracias benghalensis

Woodpeckers: Picidae

58/Eurasian Wryneck/Jynx torquilla

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

59Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculus
60Laggar FalconFalco jugger

Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

61Common WoodshrikeTephrodornis pondicerianus

Fantails: Rhipiduridae

62White-browed FantailRhipidura aureola

Drongos: Dicruridae

63Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus

Shrikes: Laniidae

64/Isabelline Shrike/Lanius isabellinus
65Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach
66Great Gray ShrikeLanius excubitor

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

67Rufous TreepieDendrocitta vagabunda
68House CrowCorvus splendens
69Common RavenCorvus corax

Larks: Alaudidae

70Greater Hoopoe-LarkAlaemon alaudipes
71Rufous-tailed LarkAmmomanes phoenicura
72Desert LarkAmmomanes deserti
73Black-crowned Sparrow-LarkEremopterix nigriceps
74Ashy-crowned Sparrow-LarkEremopterix griseus
75Indian BushlarkMirafra erythroptera
76/Greater Short-toed Lark/Calandrella brachydactyla
77/Bimaculated Lark/Melanocorypha bimaculata
78Crested LarkGalerida cristata

Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

79Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
80Delicate PriniaPrinia lepida
81Ashy PriniaPrinia socialis
82Plain PriniaPrinia inornata

Swallows: Hirundinidae

83Gray-throated MartinRiparia chinensis
84Dusky Crag-MartinPtyonoprogne concolor
85/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
86Streak-throated SwallowPetrochelidon fluvicola

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

87Red-vented BulbulPycnonotus cafer
88White-eared BulbulPycnonotus leucotis

Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

89/Lesser Whitethroat/Curruca curruca
90/Eastern Orphean Warbler/Curruca crassirostris
91/Asian Desert Warbler/Curruca nana
92Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense

Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

93Common BabblerArgya caudata

Starlings: Sturnidae

94/Rosy Starling/Pastor roseus
95Brahminy StarlingSturnia pagodarum
96Common MynaAcridotheres tristis

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

97|Spotted Flycatcher|Muscicapa striata
98Rufous-tailed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas galactotes
99Indian RobinCopsychus fulicatus
100Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
101/Black Redstart/Phoenicurus ochruros
102|Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush|Monticola saxatilis
103White-browed BushchatSaxicola macrorhynchus
104Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata
105/Isabelline Wheatear/Oenanthe isabellina
106/Desert Wheatear/Oenanthe deserti
107Brown Rock ChatOenanthe fusca
108/Variable Wheatear/Oenanthe picata

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

109Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticus

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

110Indian SilverbillEuodice malabarica
111Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

112House SparrowPasser domesticus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

113Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea
114White-browed WagtailMotacilla maderaspatensis
115/White Wagtail/Motacilla alba
116Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus
117Long-billed PipitAnthus similis
118/Tawny Pipit/Anthus campestris
119/Tree Pipit/Anthus trivialis

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

120/Trumpeter Finch/Bucanetes githagineus

Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

121/Gray-necked Bunting/Emberiza buchanani
122Striolated BuntingEmberiza striolata
123/Black-headed Bunting/Emberiza melanocephala


 *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.