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MINDORO ISLAND

PHILIPPINES
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# Species:268
# Excl Vagrants:268
# Endemics:50
# Near Endemics:5
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 arcuataMNDE,MNDW
2GarganeySpatula querquedulaMNDE,MNDW
3Philippine DuckAnas luzonicaMNDE,MNDW

 
Megapodes: Megapodiidae

4Tabon ScrubfowlMegapodius cumingiiMNDE,MNDW

 
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

5Blue-breasted QuailSynoicus chinensisMNDE,MNDW
6Red JunglefowlGallus gallusMNDE,MNDW

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

7Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollisMNDE,MNDW

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

8Metallic PigeonColumba vitiensisMNDE,MNDW
9Island Collared-DoveStreptopelia bitorquataMNDE,MNDW
10Philippine Collared-DoveStreptopelia dusumieriMNDE,MNDW
11Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebaricaMNDE,MNDW
12Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensisMNDE,MNDW
13Philippine Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia tenuirostrisMNDE,MNDW
14Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indicaMNDE,MNDW
15Nicobar PigeonCaloenas nicobaricaMNDE,MNDW
16Mindoro Bleeding-heartGallicolumba platenaeMNDE,MNDW
17White-eared Brown-DovePhapitreron leucotisMNDE,MNDW
18Pink-necked Green-PigeonTreron vernansMNDE,MNDW
19Philippine Green-PigeonTreron axillarisMNDE,MNDW
20Thick-billed Green-PigeonTreron curvirostraMNDE,MNDW
21Yellow-breasted Fruit-DovePtilinopus occipitalisMNDE,MNDW
22Black-chinned Fruit-DovePtilinopus leclancheriMNDE,MNDW
23Pink-bellied Imperial-PigeonDucula poliocephalaMNDE,MNDW
24Mindoro Imperial-PigeonDucula mindorensisMNDE,MNDW
25Spotted Imperial-PigeonDucula carolaMNDE,MNDW
26Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aeneaMNDE,MNDW
27Pied Imperial-PigeonDucula bicolorMNDE,MNDW

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

28Indian CuckooCuculus micropterusMNDE,MNDW
29Himalayan CuckooCuculus saturatusMNDE,MNDW
30Black-hooded CoucalCentropus steeriiMNDE,MNDW
31Philippine CoucalCentropus viridisMNDE,MNDW
32Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensisMNDE,MNDW
33Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandusMNDE,MNDW
34Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceusMNDE,MNDW
35Violet CuckooChrysococcyx xanthorhynchusMNDE,MNDW
36Square-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubrisMNDE,MNDW
37Philippine Drongo-CuckooSurniculus velutinusMNDE,MNDW
38Large Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx sparverioidesMNDE,MNDW
39Philippine Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx pectoralisMNDE,MNDW
40Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinusMNDE,MNDW
41Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosusMNDE,MNDW

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

42Great Eared-NightjarLyncornis macrotisMNDE,MNDW
43Gray NightjarCaprimulgus jotakaMNDE,MNDW
44Philippine NightjarCaprimulgus manillensisMNDE,MNDW
45Savanna NightjarCaprimulgus affinisMNDE,MNDW

 
Swifts: Apodidae

46Purple NeedletailHirundapus celebensisMNDE,MNDW
47Gray-rumped SwiftletCollocalia marginataMNDE,MNDW
48Ridgetop SwiftletCollocalia isonotaMNDE,MNDW
49Pygmy SwiftletCollocalia troglodytesMNDE,MNDW
50Philippine SwiftletAerodramus mearnsiMNDE,MNDW
51Ameline Swiftlet**Aerodramus amelisMNDE,MNDW
52Uniform SwiftletAerodramus vanikorensisMNDE,MNDW
53Pacific SwiftApus pacificusMNDE,MNDW
54House SwiftApus nipalensisMNDE,MNDW
55Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensisMNDE

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

56Whiskered TreeswiftHemiprocne comataMNDE,MNDW

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

57Slaty-breasted RailLewinia striatusMNDE,MNDW
58Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensisMNDE,MNDW
59Barred RailGallirallus torquatusMNDE,MNDW
60Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropusMNDE,MNDW
61Philippine SwamphenPorphyrio pulverulentusMNDE,MNDW
62WatercockGallicrex cinereaMNDE,MNDW
63Plain Bush-henAmaurornis olivaceaMNDE,MNDW
64White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurusMNDE,MNDW
65White-browed CrakeAmaurornis cinereaMNDE,MNDW
66Red-legged CrakeRallina fasciataMNDE,MNDW
67Slaty-legged CrakeRallina eurizonoidesMNDE,MNDW
68Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fuscaMNDE,MNDW
69Baillon's CrakeZapornia pusillaMNDE,MNDW
70Spotless CrakeZapornia tabuensisMNDE,MNDW

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

71Beach Thick-kneeEsacus magnirostrisMNDE,MNDW

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

72Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarolaMNDE,MNDW
73Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulvaMNDE,MNDW
74Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolusMNDE,MNDW
75Greater Sand-PloverCharadrius leschenaultiiMNDE,MNDW
76Malaysian PloverCharadrius peroniiMNDE,MNDW
77Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinusMNDE,MNDW
78Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubiusMNDE,MNDW

 
Painted-Snipes: Rostratulidae

79Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensisMNDE,MNDW

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

80Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgusMNDE,MNDW

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

81WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusMNDE,MNDW
82Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensisMNDE,MNDW
83Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataMNDE,MNDW
84Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaMNDE,MNDW
85Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaMNDE,MNDW
86Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpresMNDE,MNDW
87Great KnotCalidris tenuirostrisMNDW
88Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellusMNDE,MNDW
89Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminataMNDE,MNDW
90Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaMNDE,MNDW
91Long-toed StintCalidris subminutaMNDE,MNDW
92Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollisMNDE,MNDW
93SanderlingCalidris albaMNDE,MNDW
94Swinhoe's SnipeGallinago megalaMNDE,MNDW
95Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucosMNDE,MNDW
96Green SandpiperTringa ochropusMNDE,MNDW
97Gray-tailed TattlerTringa brevipesMNDE,MNDW
98Common GreenshankTringa nebulariaMNDE,MNDW
99Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilisMNDE,MNDW

 
Buttonquail: Turnicidae

100Small ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticusMNDW
101Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitatorMNDE,MNDW

 
Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

102Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarumMNDE,MNDW

 
Skuas and Jaegers: Stercorariidae

103Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinusMNDE,MNDW

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

104Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatusMNDE,MNDW
105Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetusMNDE,MNDW
106Little TernSternula albifronsMNDE,MNDW
107Gull-billed TernGelochelidon niloticaMNDE,MNDW
108White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterusMNDE,MNDW
109Whiskered TernChlidonias hybridaMNDE,MNDW
110Roseate TernSterna dougalliiMNDE,MNDW
111Black-naped TernSterna sumatranaMNDE,MNDW
112Common TernSterna hirundoMNDE,MNDW
113Great Crested TernThalasseus bergiiMNDE,MNDW

 
Tropicbirds: Phaethontidae

114Red-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon rubricaudaMNDE,MNDW

 
Shearwaters and Petrels: Procellariidae

115Bulwer's PetrelBulweria bulweriiMNDE,MNDW
116Streaked ShearwaterCalonectris leucomelasMNDE,MNDW
117Wedge-tailed ShearwaterArdenna pacificusMNDE,MNDW

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

118Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopusMNDE,MNDW

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

119Lesser FrigatebirdFregata arielMNDE,MNDW
120Christmas Island FrigatebirdFregata andrewsiMNDE,MNDW
121Great FrigatebirdFregata minorMNDE,MNDW

 
Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

122Red-footed BoobySula sulaMNDE,MNDW

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

123Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogasterMNDE,MNDW

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

124Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensisMNDE,MNDW
125Schrenck's BitternIxobrychus eurhythmusMNDE,MNDW
126Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeusMNDE,MNDW
127Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollisMNDE,MNDW
128Gray HeronArdea cinereaMNDW
129Great-billed HeronArdea sumatranaMNDE,MNDW
130Purple HeronArdea purpureaMNDE,MNDW
131Great EgretArdea albaMNDE,MNDW
132Intermediate EgretArdea intermediaMNDE,MNDW
133Chinese EgretEgretta eulophotesMNDE,MNDW
134Little EgretEgretta garzettaMNDE,MNDW
135Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacraMNDE,MNDW
136Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisMNDE,MNDW
137Chinese Pond-HeronArdeola bacchusMNDE,MNDW
138Striated HeronButorides striataMNDE,MNDW
139Rufous Night-HeronNycticorax caledonicusMNDE,MNDW
140Japanese Night-HeronGorsachius goisagiMNDE,MNDW
141Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophusMNDE,MNDW

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

142Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalusMNDE,MNDW

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

143Philippine Honey-buzzardPernis steereiMNDE,MNDW
144Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchusMNDE,MNDW
145Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheelaMNDE,MNDW
146Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus limnaeetusMNDE,MNDW
147Philippine Hawk-EagleNisaetus philippensisMNDE,MNDW
148Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kieneriiMNDE,MNDW
149Eastern Marsh-HarrierCircus spilonotusMNDE,MNDW
150Pied HarrierCircus melanoleucosMNDE,MNDW
151Japanese SparrowhawkAccipiter gularisMNDE,MNDW
152BesraAccipiter virgatusMNDE,MNDW
153Brahminy KiteHaliastur indusMNDE,MNDW
154White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogasterMNDE,MNDW
155Gray-headed Fish-EagleHaliaeetus ichthyaetusMNDE,MNDW

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

156Australasian Grass-OwlTyto longimembrisMNDE,MNDW

 
Owls: Strigidae

157Mindoro Scops-OwlOtus mindorensisMNDE,MNDW
158Brown BoobookNinox scutulataMNDE,MNDW
159Mindoro BoobookNinox mindorensisMNDE,MNDW

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

160Mindoro HornbillPenelopides mindorensisMNDE,MNDW

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

161Common KingfisherAlcedo atthisMNDE,MNDW
162Indigo-banded KingfisherCeyx cyanopectusMNDE,MNDW
163Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithacaMNDE,MNDW
164Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensisMNDE,MNDW
165Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromandaMNDE,MNDW
166White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensisMNDE,MNDW
167Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chlorisMNDE,MNDW

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

168Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridisMNDE,MNDW
169Rufous-crowned Bee-eaterMerops americanusMNDE,MNDW
170Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinusMNDE,MNDW

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

171Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalisMNDE,MNDW

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

172Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalusMNDE,MNDW

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

173Philippine WoodpeckerYungipicus maculatusMNDE,MNDW
174White-bellied WoodpeckerDryocopus javensisMNDE,MNDW

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

175Philippine FalconetMicrohierax erythrogenysMNDE,MNDW
176Oriental HobbyFalco severusMNDE,MNDW
177Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusMNDE,MNDW

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

178Mindoro Racquet-tailPrioniturus mindorensisMNDE,MNDW
179Blue-naped ParrotTanygnathus lucionensisMNDE,MNDW
180Philippine Hanging-ParrotLoriculus philippensisMNDE,MNDW

 
Pittas: Pittidae

181Blue-breasted PittaErythropitta erythrogasterMNDE,MNDW
182Hooded PittaPitta sordidaMNDE,MNDW

 
Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

183Golden-bellied GerygoneGerygone sulphureaMNDE,MNDW

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

184Ashy MinivetPericrocotus divaricatusMNDE,MNDW
185Bar-bellied CuckooshrikeCoracina striataMNDE,MNDW
186Black-and-white TrillerLalage melanoleucaMNDE,MNDW
187Pied TrillerLalage nigraMNDE,MNDW
188Black-bibbed CuckooshrikeEdolisoma mindanenseMNDE,MNDW

 
Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

189Green-backed WhistlerPachycephala albiventrisMNDE,MNDW

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

190Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensisMNDE,MNDW

 
Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

191White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchusMNDE,MNDW

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

192Philippine Pied-FantailRhipidura nigritorquisMNDE,MNDW

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

193BalicassiaoDicrurus balicassiusMNDE,MNDW

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

194Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azureaMNDE,MNDW
195Japanese Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone atrocaudataMNDE,MNDW
196Rufous Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone cinnamomeaMNDE,MNDW

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

197Brown ShrikeLanius cristatusMNDE,MNDW
198Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schachMNDE,MNDW
199Gray-capped ShrikeLanius validirostrisMNDE,MNDW

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

200Slender-billed CrowCorvus encaMNDE,MNDW
201Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchosMNDE,MNDW

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

202Citrine Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa heliantheaMNDW

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

203Elegant TitPeriparus elegansMNDE,MNDW

 
Larks: Alaudidae

204Australasian BushlarkMirafra javanicaMNDE,MNDW

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

205Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidisMNDE,MNDW
206Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilisMNDE,MNDW

 
Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

207Oriental Reed WarblerAcrocephalus orientalisMNDE,MNDW
208Clamorous Reed WarblerAcrocephalus stentoreusMNDE,MNDW

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

209Tawny GrassbirdCincloramphus timoriensisMNDE,MNDW
210Striated GrassbirdMegalurus palustrisMNDE,MNDW
211Gray's Grasshopper-WarblerLocustella fasciolataMNDE,MNDW
212Middendorff's Grasshopper-WarblerLocustella ochotensisMNDE,MNDW
213Lanceolated WarblerLocustella lanceolataMNDE,MNDW

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

214Gray-throated MartinRiparia chinensisMNDE,MNDW
215Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaMNDE,MNDW
216Pacific SwallowHirundo tahiticaMNDE,MNDW
217Striated SwallowCecropis striolataMNDE,MNDW
218Asian House-MartinDelichon dasypusMNDE,MNDW

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

219Yellow-vented BulbulPycnonotus goiavierMNDE,MNDW
220Mindoro BulbulHypsipetes mindorensisMNDE,MNDW

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

221Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealisMNDE,MNDW
222Mountain Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus trivirgatusMNDE,MNDW

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

223Warbling White-eyeZosterops japonicusMNDE,MNDW
224Lowland White-eyeZosterops meyeniMNDW
225Yellowish White-eyeZosterops nigrorumMNDE,MNDW

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

226Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensisMNDE,MNDW
227ColetoSarcops calvusMNDE,MNDW
228Chestnut-cheeked StarlingAgropsar philippensisMNDE,MNDW

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

229Ashy ThrushGeokichla cinereaMNDE,MNDW
230Scaly ThrushZoothera daumaMNDE,MNDW
231Eyebrowed ThrushTurdus obscurusMNDE,MNDW
232Brown-headed ThrushTurdus chrysolausMNDE,MNDW
233Island ThrushTurdus poliocephalusMNDE,MNDW

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

234Gray-streaked FlycatcherMuscicapa griseistictaMNDE,MNDW
235Ferruginous FlycatcherMuscicapa ferrugineaMNDE,MNDW
236Philippine Magpie-RobinCopsychus mindanensisMNDE,MNDW
237Mangrove Blue FlycatcherCyornis rufigastraMNDE,MNDW
238Turquoise FlycatcherEumyias panayensisMNDE,MNDW
239White-browed ShortwingBrachypteryx montanaMNDE,MNDW
240Siberian RubythroatCalliope calliopeMNDE,MNDW
241Narcissus FlycatcherFicedula narcissinaMNDE,MNDW
242Little Pied FlycatcherFicedula westermanniMNDE,MNDW
243Bundok FlycatcherFicedula luzoniensisMNDE,MNDW
244Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitariusMNDE,MNDW
245Pied BushchatSaxicola caprataMNDE,MNDW

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

246Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agileMNDE,MNDW
247Bicolored FlowerpeckerDicaeum bicolorMNDE,MNDW
248Red-keeled FlowerpeckerDicaeum australeMNDE,MNDW
249Scarlet-collared FlowerpeckerDicaeum retrocinctumMNDE,MNDW
250Orange-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum trigonostigmaMNDE,MNDW
251Pygmy FlowerpeckerDicaeum pygmaeumMNDE,MNDW

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

252Purple-throated SunbirdLeptocoma sperataMNDE,MNDW
253Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularisMNDE,MNDW
254Handsome SunbirdAethopyga bellaMNDE,MNDW

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

255Tawny-breasted ParrotfinchErythrura hyperythraMNDE,MNDW
256Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulataMNDE,MNDW
257White-bellied MuniaLonchura leucogastraMNDE,MNDW
258Chestnut MuniaLonchura atricapillaMNDE,MNDW

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

259Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanusMNDE,MNDW

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

260Gray WagtailMotacilla cinereaMNDE,MNDW
261Eastern Yellow WagtailMotacilla tschutschensisMNDE,MNDW
262White WagtailMotacilla albaMNDE,MNDW
263Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulusMNDE,MNDW
264Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoniMNDE,MNDW
265Pechora PipitAnthus gustaviMNDE,MNDW
266Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinusMNDE,MNDW

 
Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

267Yellow BuntingEmberiza sulphurataMNDE,MNDW

 
Hispanhiolan Tanagers: Phaenicophilidae

268Zebra DoveGeopelia striataMNDE,MNDW

 * 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.

OTHER LOCALES

PRESENCE CODES

//Boreal Visitor
\\Austral Visitor
||Transient
##Non-breeding Dispersal
<>Erratic/Irregular
()Breeding Season Only
{}Casual/Vagrant
[]Accidental

LOCATION CODES

MNDEMindoro Island Oriental
MNDWMindoro Island Occidental