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BOHOL ISLAND

PHILIPPINES
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# Species:237
# Excl Vagrants:237
# Endemics:69
# Near Endemics:3
Habitat: Lowland tropical forest.

BIRD CHECKLIST

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

1Wandering Whistling-DuckDendrocygna arcuata
2/Garganey/Spatula querquedula
3Philippine DuckAnas luzonica

 
Megapodes: Megapodiidae

4Tabon ScrubfowlMegapodius cumingii

 
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

5Blue-breasted QuailSynoicus chinensis
6Red JunglefowlGallus gallus

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

7Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

8Island Collared-DoveStreptopelia bitorquata
9Philippine Collared-DoveStreptopelia dusumieri
10Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
11Philippine Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia tenuirostris
12Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
13Nicobar PigeonCaloenas nicobarica
14Mindanao Bleeding-heartGallicolumba crinigera
15White-eared Brown-DovePhapitreron leucotis
16Amethyst Brown-DovePhapitreron amethystinus
17Pink-necked Green-PigeonTreron vernans
18Philippine Green-PigeonTreron axillaris
19Yellow-breasted Fruit-DovePtilinopus occipitalis
20Black-chinned Fruit-DovePtilinopus leclancheri
21Pink-bellied Imperial-PigeonDucula poliocephala
22Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aenea

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

23/Himalayan Cuckoo/Cuculus saturatus
24Black-faced CoucalCentropus melanops
25Philippine CoucalCentropus viridis
26Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
27/Chestnut-winged Cuckoo/Clamator coromandus
28Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus
29Square-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubris
30Philippine Drongo-CuckooSurniculus velutinus
31/Large Hawk-Cuckoo/Hierococcyx sparverioides
32Philippine Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx pectoralis
33Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus
34Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus

 
Frogmouths: Podargidae

35Philippine FrogmouthBatrachostomus septimus

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

36Great Eared-NightjarLyncornis macrotis
37/Gray Nightjar/Caprimulgus jotaka
38Philippine NightjarCaprimulgus manillensis

 
Swifts: Apodidae

39Gray-rumped SwiftletCollocalia marginata
40Pygmy SwiftletCollocalia troglodytes
41Philippine SwiftletAerodramus mearnsi
42Ameline Swiftlet**Aerodramus amelis
43Uniform SwiftletAerodramus vanikorensis
44Pacific SwiftApus pacificus
45Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

46Whiskered TreeswiftHemiprocne comata

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

47Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis
48Barred RailGallirallus torquatus
49Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus
50Philippine SwamphenPorphyrio pulverulentus
51WatercockGallicrex cinerea
52Plain Bush-henAmaurornis olivacea
53White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
54White-browed CrakeAmaurornis cinerea
55Slaty-legged CrakeRallina eurizonoides
56Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

57Beach Thick-kneeEsacus magnirostris

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

58/Pacific Golden-Plover/Pluvialis fulva
59/Lesser Sand-Plover/Charadrius mongolus
60/Greater Sand-Plover/Charadrius leschenaultii
61Malaysian PloverCharadrius peronii
62/Kentish Plover/Charadrius alexandrinus
63Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius

 
Painted-Snipes: Rostratulidae

64Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensis

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

65Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

66/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopus
67/Far Eastern Curlew/Numenius madagascariensis
68/Bar-tailed Godwit/Limosa lapponica
69/Ruddy Turnstone/Arenaria interpres
70/Great Knot/Calidris tenuirostris
71/Sharp-tailed Sandpiper/Calidris acuminata
72/Long-toed Stint/Calidris subminuta
73/Red-necked Stint/Calidris ruficollis
74/Sanderling/Calidris alba
75/Swinhoe's Snipe/Gallinago megala
76/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
77/Gray-tailed Tattler/Tringa brevipes
78/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia

 
Buttonquail: Turnicidae

79Small ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticus

 
Skuas and Jaegers: Stercorariidae

80#Pomarine Jaeger#Stercorarius pomarinus

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

81Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
82Little TernSternula albifrons
83/White-winged Tern/Chlidonias leucopterus
84/Whiskered Tern/Chlidonias hybrida
85Roseate TernSterna dougallii
86Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
87Common TernSterna hirundo
88Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii

 
Tropicbirds: Phaethontidae

89Red-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon rubricauda

 
Shearwaters and Petrels: Procellariidae

90Bulwer's PetrelBulweria bulwerii
91#Streaked Shearwater#Calonectris leucomelas
92#Wedge-tailed Shearwater#Ardenna pacificus

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

93Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

94#Lesser Frigatebird#Fregata ariel
95#Great Frigatebird#Fregata minor

 
Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

96Red-footed BoobySula sula

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

97/Schrenck's Bittern/Ixobrychus eurhythmus
98Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
99Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
100Great-billed HeronArdea sumatrana
101Purple HeronArdea purpurea
102Great EgretArdea alba
103/Intermediate Egret/Ardea intermedia
104/Chinese Egret/Egretta eulophotes
105/Little Egret/Egretta garzetta
106Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
107Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
108Striated HeronButorides striata
109Rufous Night-HeronNycticorax caledonicus
110/Japanese Night-Heron/Gorsachius goisagi
111Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

112Philippine Honey-buzzardPernis steerei
113Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
114Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
115Philippine Serpent-EagleSpilornis holospilus
116Philippine Hawk-EagleNisaetus philippensis
117Pinsker's Hawk-EagleNisaetus pinskeri
118Pied HarrierCircus melanoleucos
119/Chinese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter soloensis
120/Japanese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter gularis
121BesraAccipiter virgatus
122Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
123White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster
124Gray-headed Fish-EagleHaliaeetus ichthyaetus

 
Owls: Strigidae

125Everett's Scops-OwlOtus everetti
126Philippine Eagle-OwlBubo philippensis
127/Brown Boobook/Ninox scutulata
128Luzon BoobookNinox philippensis

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

129Philippine TrogonHarpactes ardens

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

130Rufous HornbillBuceros hydrocorax
131Samar HornbillPenelopides samarensis

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

132/Common Kingfisher/Alcedo atthis
133Northern Silvery-KingfisherCeyx flumenicola
134Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca
135Dimorphic Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx margarethae
136Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensis
137Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda
138White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
139Brown-breasted KingfisherHalcyon gularis
140Rufous-lored KingfisherTodiramphus winchelli
141Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

142Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridis
143Rufous-crowned Bee-eaterMerops americanus
144Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

145Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

146Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

147Philippine WoodpeckerYungipicus maculatus
148Buff-spotted FlamebackChrysocolaptes lucidus
149White-bellied WoodpeckerDryocopus javensis

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

150Philippine FalconetMicrohierax erythrogenys
151Oriental HobbyFalco severus

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

152Blue-crowned Racquet-tailPrioniturus discurus
153Blue-naped ParrotTanygnathus lucionensis
154Philippine Hanging-ParrotLoriculus philippensis

 
Asian and Grauer's Broadbills: Eurylaimidae

155Visayan BroadbillEurylaimus samarensis

 
Pittas: Pittidae

156Blue-breasted PittaErythropitta erythrogaster
157Hooded PittaPitta sordida
158Azure-breasted PittaPitta steerii

 
Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

159Golden-bellied GerygoneGerygone sulphurea

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

160Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
161Bar-bellied CuckooshrikeCoracina striata
162Pied TrillerLalage nigra
163Black-bibbed CuckooshrikeEdolisoma mindanense

 
Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

164Yellow-bellied WhistlerPachycephala philippinensis

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

165Philippine OrioleOriolus steerii
166Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis

 
Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

167White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

168Visayan Blue-FantailRhipidura samarensis
169Philippine Pied-FantailRhipidura nigritorquis

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

170Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottus

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

171Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

172/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus
173Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

174Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

 
Larks: Alaudidae

175Australasian BushlarkMirafra javanica
176Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgula

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

177Rufous-fronted TailorbirdOrthotomus frontalis
178Yellow-breasted TailorbirdOrthotomus samarensis
179Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis

 
Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

180/Streaked Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus sorghophilus
181/Oriental Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus orientalis
182Clamorous Reed WarblerAcrocephalus stentoreus

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

183Tawny GrassbirdCincloramphus timoriensis
184Striated GrassbirdMegalurus palustris
185/Gray's Grasshopper-Warbler/Locustella fasciolata
186/Middendorff's Grasshopper-Warbler/Locustella ochotensis
187/Lanceolated Warbler/Locustella lanceolata

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

188Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
189Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
190Striated SwallowCecropis striolata
191Asian House-MartinDelichon dasypus

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

192Yellow-wattled BulbulBrachypodius urostictus
193Yellow-vented BulbulPycnonotus goiavier
194Philippine BulbulHypsipetes philippinus

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

195Philippine Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus olivaceus
196/Japanese Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus xanthodryas
197Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

198Black-crowned BabblerSterrhoptilus nigrocapitatus
199Everett's White-eyeZosterops everetti

 
Tree-Babblers, Scimitar-Babblers, and Allies: Timaliidae

200Brown Tit-BabblerMacronus striaticeps

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

201Striated Wren-BabblerPtilocichla mindanensis

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

202Stripe-sided RhabdornisRhabdornis mystacalis
203Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensis
204ColetoSarcops calvus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

205/Eyebrowed Thrush/Turdus obscurus

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

206/Gray-streaked Flycatcher/Muscicapa griseisticta
207Philippine Magpie-RobinCopsychus mindanensis
208Mangrove Blue FlycatcherCyornis rufigastra
209Chestnut-tailed Jungle-FlycatcherCyornis ruficauda
210Little Pied FlycatcherFicedula westermanni
211Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius
212Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

213Olive-backed FlowerpeckerPrionochilus olivaceus
214Bicolored FlowerpeckerDicaeum bicolor
215Red-keeled FlowerpeckerDicaeum australe
216Black-belted FlowerpeckerDicaeum haematostictum
217Orange-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum trigonostigma
218White-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum hypoleucum
219Pygmy FlowerpeckerDicaeum pygmaeum

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

220Purple-throated SunbirdLeptocoma sperata
221Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis
222Handsome SunbirdAethopyga bella
223Metallic-winged SunbirdAethopyga pulcherrima
224Bohol SunbirdAethopyga decorosa
225Orange-tufted SpiderhunterArachnothera flammifera

 
Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

226Philippine Fairy-bluebirdIrena cyanogastra

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

227Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata
228White-bellied MuniaLonchura leucogastra
229Chestnut MuniaLonchura atricapilla

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

230Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

231/Gray Wagtail/Motacilla cinerea
232/Eastern Yellow Wagtail/Motacilla tschutschensis
233Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus
234/Olive-backed Pipit/Anthus hodgsoni
235/Pechora Pipit/Anthus gustavi
236/Red-throated Pipit/Anthus cervinus

 
Hispanhiolan Tanagers: Phaenicophilidae

237Zebra DoveGeopelia striata

 * Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through September 2014 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.

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PRESENCE CODES

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##Non-breeding Dispersal
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()Breeding Season Only
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[]Accidental