# Species:85
# Excl Vagrants:85
# Endemics:12
# 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

1Andaman TealAnas albogularis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

2Rock PigeonColumba livia
3Andaman Wood-PigeonColumba palumboides
4Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
5Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aenea

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

6Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus
7(Himalayan Cuckoo)Cuculus saturatus
8Andaman CoucalCentropus andamanensis
9Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

10Andaman NightjarCaprimulgus andamanicus

Swifts: Apodidae

11Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
12Plume-toed SwiftletCollocalia affinis
13White-nest SwiftletAerodramus fuciphagus

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

14Gray-headed SwamphenPorphyrio poliocephalus
15White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
16Andaman CrakeRallina canningi

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

17Beach Thick-kneeEsacus magnirostris

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

18/Pacific Golden-Plover/Pluvialis fulva
19/Tibetan Sand-Plover/Anarhynchus atrifrons
20/Greater Sand-Plover/Anarhynchus leschenaultii

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

21/Eurasian Curlew/Numenius arquata
22/Pin-tailed Snipe/Gallinago stenura
23/Common Snipe/Gallinago gallinago
24/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
25/Common Redshank/Tringa totanus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

26Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

27Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
28Little EgretEgretta garzetta
29Striated HeronButorides striata
30Indian Pond-HeronArdeola grayii
31Eastern Cattle EgretBubulcus coromandus
32Great EgretArdea alba
33Medium EgretArdea intermedia

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

34Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus cirrhatus
35Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
36White-bellied Sea-EagleIcthyophaga leucogaster

Owls: Strigidae

37Andaman Scops-OwlOtus balli
38Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia
39Hume's BoobookNinox obscura

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

40Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting
41Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda
42White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
43Black-capped KingfisherHalcyon pileata
44Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

45Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus
46Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti

Rollers: Coraciidae

47Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

Parrots: Psittaculidae

48Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatria
49Red-breasted ParakeetPsittacula alexandri
50Long-tailed ParakeetPsittacula longicauda
51Vernal Hanging-ParrotLoriculus vernalis

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

52Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeus
53Andaman CuckooshrikeCoracina dobsoni

Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

54Mangrove WhistlerPachycephala cinerea

Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

55/Black-naped Oriole/Oriolus chinensis

Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

56White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus

Drongos: Dicruridae

57Andaman DrongoDicrurus andamanensis
58Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

59Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea

Shrikes: Laniidae

60/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

61House CrowCorvus splendens
62Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

63/Thick-billed Warbler/Arundinax aedon
64/Black-browed Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
65/Oriental Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus orientalis
66/Clamorous Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus stentoreus

Swallows: Hirundinidae

67Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
68/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

69Andaman BulbulMicrotarsus fuscoflavescens
70Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

71Indian White-eyeZosterops palpebrosus

Starlings: Sturnidae

72Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensis
73Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa
74White-headed StarlingSturnia erythropygia
75Common MynaAcridotheres tristis

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

76Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
77Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
78Andaman ShamaCopsychus albiventris
79/Taiga Flycatcher/Ficedula albicilla

Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

80Andaman FlowerpeckerDicaeum virescens

Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

81Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

82White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

83House SparrowPasser domesticus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

84Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea
85Eastern Yellow WagtailMotacilla tschutschensis


 *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.