# Species*:163
# Excl Vagrants*:163
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:0
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Saline lake, reedbeds


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

1(Bar-headed Goose)Anser indicus
2(Graylag Goose)Anser anser
3(Swan Goose)Anser cygnoides
4|Taiga Bean-Goose|Anser fabalis
5(Mute Swan)Cygnus olor
6(Whooper Swan)Cygnus cygnus
7(Ruddy Shelduck)Tadorna ferruginea
8(Common Shelduck)Tadorna tadorna
9(Garganey)Spatula querquedula
10(Northern Shoveler)Spatula clypeata
11(Gadwall)Mareca strepera
12(Falcated Duck)Mareca falcata
13(Eurasian Wigeon)Mareca penelope
14(Eastern Spot-billed Duck)Anas zonorhyncha
15(Mallard)Anas platyrhynchos
16(Northern Pintail)Anas acuta
17(Green-winged Teal)Anas crecca
18(Red-crested Pochard)Netta rufina
19(Common Pochard)Aythya ferina
20|Ferruginous Duck|Aythya nyroca
21(Tufted Duck)Aythya fuligula
22(Common Goldeneye)Bucephala clangula
23(Common Merganser)Mergus merganser
24(White-headed Duck)Oxyura leucocephala

Grebes: Podicipedidae

25(Horned Grebe)Podiceps auritus
26(Great Crested Grebe)Podiceps cristatus
27(Eared Grebe)Podiceps nigricollis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

28Rock PigeonColumba livia
29(Oriental Turtle-Dove)Streptopelia orientalis

Bustards: Otididae

30(Great Bustard)Otis tarda

Swifts: Apodidae

31(Common Swift)Apus apus
32(Pacific Swift)Apus pacificus

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

33(Brown-cheeked Rail)Rallus indicus
34(Spotted Crake)Porzana porzana
35(Eurasian Moorhen)Gallinula chloropus
36(Eurasian Coot)Fulica atra

Cranes: Gruidae

37(Demoiselle Crane)Anthropoides virgo
38(White-naped Crane)Antigone vipio
39(Common Crane)Grus grus
40(Hooded Crane)Grus monacha

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

41(Black-winged Stilt)Himantopus himantopus
42(Pied Avocet)Recurvirostra avosetta

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

43|Black-bellied Plover|Pluvialis squatarola
44|Pacific Golden-Plover|Pluvialis fulva
45|Common Ringed Plover|Charadrius hiaticula
46(Little Ringed Plover)Charadrius dubius
47(Northern Lapwing)Vanellus vanellus
48(Kentish Plover)Anarhynchus alexandrinus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

49|Whimbrel|Numenius phaeopus
50|Little Curlew|Numenius minutus
51|Far Eastern Curlew|Numenius madagascariensis
52(Eurasian Curlew)Numenius arquata
53|Bar-tailed Godwit|Limosa lapponica
54(Black-tailed Godwit)Limosa limosa
55(Asian Dowitcher)Limnodromus semipalmatus
56|Swinhoe's Snipe|Gallinago megala
57(Pin-tailed Snipe)Gallinago stenura
58(Common Snipe)Gallinago gallinago
59|Red-necked Phalarope|Phalaropus lobatus
60|Terek Sandpiper|Xenus cinereus
61(Common Sandpiper)Actitis hypoleucos
62(Green Sandpiper)Tringa ochropus
63|Marsh Sandpiper|Tringa stagnatilis
64|Wood Sandpiper|Tringa glareola
65(Common Redshank)Tringa totanus
66|Spotted Redshank|Tringa erythropus
67(Common Greenshank)Tringa nebularia
68|Ruddy Turnstone|Arenaria interpres
69Great KnotCalidris tenuirostris
70|Red Knot|Calidris canutus
71(Ruff)Calidris pugnax
72|Broad-billed Sandpiper|Calidris falcinellus
73|Sharp-tailed Sandpiper|Calidris acuminata
74|Curlew Sandpiper|Calidris ferruginea
75|Temminck's Stint|Calidris temminckii
76|Long-toed Stint|Calidris subminuta
77|Red-necked Stint|Calidris ruficollis
78|Sanderling|Calidris alba
79|Dunlin|Calidris alpina
80|Little Stint|Calidris minuta

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

81(Black-headed Gull)Chroicocephalus ridibundus
82(Relict Gull)Ichthyaetus relictus
83(Mongolian Gull**)Larus mongolicus
84(Gull-billed Tern)Gelochelidon nilotica
85(Caspian Tern)Hydroprogne caspia
86(Whiskered Tern)Chlidonias hybrida
87(Black Tern)Chlidonias niger
88(White-winged Tern)Chlidonias leucopterus
89(Common Tern)Sterna hirundo

Storks: Ciconiidae

90(Black Stork)Ciconia nigra

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

91(Great Cormorant)Phalacrocorax carbo

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

92(Great Bittern)Botaurus stellaris
93|Chinese Pond-Heron|Ardeola bacchus
94(Great Egret)Ardea alba
95(Gray Heron)Ardea cinerea

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

96|Eurasian Spoonbill|Platalea leucorodia

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

97Cinereous VultureAegypius monachus
98|Greater Spotted Eagle|Clanga clanga
99(Booted Eagle)Hieraaetus pennatus
100(Steppe Eagle)Aquila nipalensis
101Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
102(Western Marsh Harrier)Circus aeruginosus
103Eastern Marsh HarrierCircus spilonotus
104(Hen Harrier)Circus cyaneus
105(Japanese Sparrowhawk)Accipiter gularis
106(Black Kite)Milvus migrans
107|Pallas's Fish-Eagle|Haliaeetus leucoryphus
108(White-tailed Eagle)Haliaeetus albicilla
109(Long-legged Buzzard)Buteo rufinus
110Upland BuzzardButeo hemilasius

Hoopoes: Upupidae

111(Eurasian Hoopoe)Upupa epops

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

112(Eurasian Kestrel)Falco tinnunculus
113(Amur Falcon)Falco amurensis
114|Peregrine Falcon|Falco peregrinus

Shrikes: Laniidae

115(Brown Shrike)Lanius cristatus
116(Great Gray Shrike)Lanius excubitor

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

117Eurasian MagpiePica pica
118Red-billed ChoughPyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
119(Daurian Jackdaw)Corvus dauuricus
120(Rook)Corvus frugilegus
121Carrion CrowCorvus corone
122Common RavenCorvus corax

Larks: Alaudidae

123Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
124Mongolian LarkMelanocorypha mongolica
125(Asian Short-toed Lark)Alaudala cheleensis
126(Eurasian Skylark)Alauda arvensis

Bearded Reedling: Panuridae

127Bearded ReedlingPanurus biarmicus

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

128(Thick-billed Warbler)Arundinax aedon
129(Black-browed Reed Warbler)Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
130(Paddyfield Warbler)Acrocephalus agricola
131(Blyth's Reed Warbler)Acrocephalus dumetorum
132(Oriental Reed Warbler)Acrocephalus orientalis

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

133(Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler)Helopsaltes certhiola

Swallows: Hirundinidae

134(Bank Swallow)Riparia riparia
135(Pale Martin)Riparia diluta
136(Barn Swallow)Hirundo rustica
137(Siberian House-Martin)Delichon lagopodum

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

138(Yellow-browed Warbler)Phylloscopus inornatus
139(Dusky Warbler)Phylloscopus fuscatus
140(Pallas's Leaf Warbler)Phylloscopus proregulus
141(Common Chiffchaff)Phylloscopus collybita

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

142(Red-throated Thrush)Turdus ruficollis

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

143(Asian Brown Flycatcher)Muscicapa dauurica
144(Northern Wheatear)Oenanthe oenanthe
145(Isabelline Wheatear)Oenanthe isabellina

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

146Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus
147Rock SparrowGymnornis petronia
148Pere David's SnowfinchPyrgilauda davidiana

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

149(Gray Wagtail)Motacilla cinerea
150(Western Yellow Wagtail)Motacilla flava
151(Citrine Wagtail)Motacilla citreola
152(White Wagtail)Motacilla alba
153(Richard's Pipit)Anthus richardi
154(Blyth's Pipit)Anthus godlewskii
155(Tawny Pipit)Anthus campestris
156(Olive-backed Pipit)Anthus hodgsoni
157(Water Pipit)Anthus spinoletta

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

158|Common Chaffinch|Fringilla coelebs
159(Common Rosefinch)Carpodacus erythrinus

Longspurs and Snow Buntings: Calcariidae

160/Lapland Longspur/Calcarius lapponicus

Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

161|Little Bunting|Emberiza pusilla
162Pallas's BuntingEmberiza pallasi
163(Reed Bunting)Emberiza schoeniclus


 *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.



//Boreal Visitor1
\\Austral Visitor0
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
()Breeding Season Only112


NTNear Threatened11
CRCritically Endangered0

Species counts in code tables depend on completeness of the data. For some countries or locales, data may not include all species or information on species presence may be incomplete.