# Species:176
# Excl Vagrants:176
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:2
Habitat: Montane Gorge in Altai Mountains


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(Graylag Goose)Anser anser
2(Ruddy Shelduck)Tadorna ferruginea
3(Common Shelduck)Tadorna tadorna
4(Garganey)Spatula querquedula
5(Northern Shoveler)Spatula clypeata
6(Gadwall)Mareca strepera
7(Eurasian Wigeon)Mareca penelope
8(Eastern Spot-billed Duck)Anas zonorhyncha
9(Mallard)Anas platyrhynchos
10(Northern Pintail)Anas acuta
11(Green-winged Teal)Anas crecca
12(Red-crested Pochard)Netta rufina
13(Common Pochard)Aythya ferina
14(Tufted Duck)Aythya fuligula
15(Common Goldeneye)Bucephala clangula

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

16ChukarAlectoris chukar

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

17Rock PigeonColumba livia
18Hill PigeonColumba rupestris
19(Oriental Turtle-Dove)Streptopelia orientalis
20(Eurasian Collared-Dove)Streptopelia decaocto

Sandgrouse: Pteroclidae

21Pallas's SandgrouseSyrrhaptes paradoxus

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

22(Common Cuckoo)Cuculus canorus
23(Oriental Cuckoo)Cuculus optatus

Swifts: Apodidae

24(Common Swift)Apus apus
25(Pacific Swift)Apus pacificus

Cranes: Gruidae

26(Demoiselle Crane)Anthropoides virgo
27(Common Crane)Grus grus

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

28(Black-winged Stilt)Himantopus himantopus
29(Pied Avocet)Recurvirostra avosetta

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

30(Little Ringed Plover)Charadrius dubius
31(Northern Lapwing)Vanellus vanellus
32(Oriental Plover)Anarhynchus veredus
33|Tibetan Sand-Plover|Anarhynchus atrifrons
34(Greater Sand-Plover)Anarhynchus leschenaultii
35(Kentish Plover)Anarhynchus alexandrinus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

36(Pin-tailed Snipe)Gallinago stenura
37(Common Sandpiper)Actitis hypoleucos
38(Green Sandpiper)Tringa ochropus
39|Marsh Sandpiper|Tringa stagnatilis
40|Wood Sandpiper|Tringa glareola
41(Common Redshank)Tringa totanus
42|Spotted Redshank|Tringa erythropus
43|Temminck's Stint|Calidris temminckii
44|Long-toed Stint|Calidris subminuta

Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

45|Oriental Pratincole|Glareola maldivarum

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

46(Mongolian Gull**)Larus mongolicus
47(Gull-billed Tern)Gelochelidon nilotica
48(Common Tern)Sterna hirundo

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

49(Great Cormorant)Phalacrocorax carbo

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

50(Great Egret)Ardea alba
51(Gray Heron)Ardea cinerea

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

52Bearded VultureGypaetus barbatus
53Cinereous VultureAegypius monachus
54#Himalayan Griffon#Gyps himalayensis
55(Booted Eagle)Hieraaetus pennatus
56(Steppe Eagle)Aquila nipalensis
57|Imperial Eagle|Aquila heliaca
58Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
59Eastern Marsh HarrierCircus spilonotus
60(Eurasian Sparrowhawk)Accipiter nisus
61(Eurasian Goshawk)Accipiter gentilis
62(Black Kite)Milvus migrans
63Common BuzzardButeo buteo
64(Long-legged Buzzard)Buteo rufinus
65Upland BuzzardButeo hemilasius

Owls: Strigidae

66Little OwlAthene noctua
67(Long-eared Owl)Asio otus

Hoopoes: Upupidae

68(Eurasian Hoopoe)Upupa epops

Woodpeckers: Picidae

69(Eurasian Wryneck)Jynx torquilla

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

70(Lesser Kestrel)Falco naumanni
71(Eurasian Kestrel)Falco tinnunculus
72(Amur Falcon)Falco amurensis
73(Merlin)Falco columbarius
74(Eurasian Hobby)Falco subbuteo
75|Peregrine Falcon|Falco peregrinus

Drongos: Dicruridae

76Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus

Shrikes: Laniidae

77(Isabelline Shrike)Lanius isabellinus
78(Brown Shrike)Lanius cristatus
79(Great Gray Shrike)Lanius excubitor

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

80Eurasian MagpiePica pica
81Mongolian Ground-JayPodoces hendersoni
82Red-billed ChoughPyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
83(Daurian Jackdaw)Corvus dauuricus
84(Rook)Corvus frugilegus
85Carrion CrowCorvus corone
86Common RavenCorvus corax

Penduline-Tits: Remizidae

87(White-crowned Penduline-Tit)Remiz coronatus

Larks: Alaudidae

88Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
89(Mongolian Short-toed Lark)Calandrella dukhunensis
90Mongolian LarkMelanocorypha mongolica
91(Asian Short-toed Lark)Alaudala cheleensis
92(Eurasian Skylark)Alauda arvensis
93(Crested Lark)Galerida cristata

Bearded Reedling: Panuridae

94Bearded ReedlingPanurus biarmicus

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

95(Thick-billed Warbler)Arundinax aedon
96(Paddyfield Warbler)Acrocephalus agricola

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

97(Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler)Helopsaltes certhiola

Swallows: Hirundinidae

98(Bank Swallow)Riparia riparia
99(Pale Martin)Riparia diluta
100(Eurasian Crag-Martin)Ptyonoprogne rupestris
101(Barn Swallow)Hirundo rustica
102(Siberian House-Martin)Delichon lagopodum

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

103(Yellow-browed Warbler)Phylloscopus inornatus
104(Hume's Warbler)Phylloscopus humei
105|Radde's Warbler|Phylloscopus schwarzi
106(Sulphur-bellied Warbler)Phylloscopus griseolus
107(Dusky Warbler)Phylloscopus fuscatus
108(Pallas's Leaf Warbler)Phylloscopus proregulus
109(Common Chiffchaff)Phylloscopus collybita
110|Two-barred Warbler|Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus
111(Arctic Warbler)Phylloscopus borealis

Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

112(Barred Warbler)Curruca nisoria
113(Lesser Whitethroat)Curruca curruca
114(Asian Desert Warbler)Curruca nana
115(Greater Whitethroat)Curruca communis

Wallcreeper: Tichodromidae

116WallcreeperTichodroma muraria

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

117|White's Thrush|Zoothera aurea
118(Black-throated Thrush)Turdus atrogularis
119(Eyebrowed Thrush)Turdus obscurus
120(Red-throated Thrush)Turdus ruficollis
121|Dusky Thrush|Turdus eunomus
122|Naumann's Thrush|Turdus naumanni

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

123(Dark-sided Flycatcher)Muscicapa sibirica
124(Asian Brown Flycatcher)Muscicapa dauurica
125(Bluethroat)Luscinia svecica
126(Siberian Rubythroat)Calliope calliope
127(Red-flanked Bluetail)Tarsiger cyanurus
128|Yellow-rumped Flycatcher|Ficedula zanthopygia
129(Taiga Flycatcher)Ficedula albicilla
130(Common Redstart)Phoenicurus phoenicurus
131(White-winged Redstart)Phoenicurus erythrogastrus
132(Black Redstart)Phoenicurus ochruros
133(Daurian Redstart)Phoenicurus auroreus
134(Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush)Monticola saxatilis
135(Siberian Stonechat)Saxicola maurus
136(Northern Wheatear)Oenanthe oenanthe
137(Isabelline Wheatear)Oenanthe isabellina
138(Desert Wheatear)Oenanthe deserti
139(Pied Wheatear)Oenanthe pleschanka

Waxwings: Bombycillidae

140/Bohemian Waxwing/Bombycilla garrulus

Accentors: Prunellidae

141Alpine AccentorPrunella collaris
142Brown AccentorPrunella fulvescens
143Mongolian AccentorPrunella koslowi

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

144House SparrowPasser domesticus
145Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus
146Rock SparrowGymnornis petronia
147White-winged SnowfinchMontifringilla nivalis
148Pere David's SnowfinchPyrgilauda davidiana

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

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

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

160HawfinchCoccothraustes coccothraustes
161(Common Rosefinch)Carpodacus erythrinus
162Himalayan Beautiful RosefinchCarpodacus pulcherrimus
163Chinese Beautiful RosefinchCarpodacus davidianus
164(Pallas's Rosefinch)Carpodacus roseus
165Great RosefinchCarpodacus rubicilla
166Mongolian FinchBucanetes mongolicus
167TwiteLinaria flavirostris
168/Common Redpoll/Acanthis flammea
169|Eurasian Siskin|Spinus spinus

Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

170(Godlewski's Bunting)Emberiza godlewskii
171(Gray-necked Bunting)Emberiza buchanani
172|Little Bunting|Emberiza pusilla
173(Yellow-breasted Bunting)Emberiza aureola
174(Black-faced Bunting)Emberiza spodocephala
175Pallas's BuntingEmberiza pallasi
176(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 Visitor2
\\Austral Visitor0
##Non-breeding Dispersal1
()Breeding Season Only120


NTNear Threatened4
CRCritically Endangered1

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.