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NEGROS ISLAND

PHILIPPINES
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# Species:290
# Excl Vagrants:289
# Endemics:68
# Near Endemics:5
Habitat: Montane 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

8Metallic PigeonColumba vitiensis
9Island Collared-DoveStreptopelia bitorquata
10Philippine Collared-DoveStreptopelia dusumieri
11Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
12Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
13Philippine Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia tenuirostris
14Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
15Nicobar PigeonCaloenas nicobarica
16Negros Bleeding-heartGallicolumba keayi
17Pink-necked Green-PigeonTreron vernans
18Philippine Green-PigeonTreron axillaris
19Yellow-breasted Fruit-DovePtilinopus occipitalis
20Black-chinned Fruit-DovePtilinopus leclancheri
21Black-naped Fruit-DovePtilinopus melanospilus
22Negros Fruit-DovePtilinopus arcanus
23Pink-bellied Imperial-PigeonDucula poliocephala
24Spotted Imperial-PigeonDucula carola
25Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aenea
26Pied Imperial-PigeonDucula bicolor

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

27/Indian Cuckoo/Cuculus micropterus
28/Himalayan Cuckoo/Cuculus saturatus
29Philippine CoucalCentropus viridis
30Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
31/Chestnut-winged Cuckoo/Clamator coromandus
32Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus
33Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillus
34Violet CuckooChrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
35Square-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubris
36Philippine Drongo-CuckooSurniculus velutinus
37/Large Hawk-Cuckoo/Hierococcyx sparverioides
38Philippine Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx pectoralis
39Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus
40Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus

 
Frogmouths: Podargidae

41Philippine FrogmouthBatrachostomus septimus

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

42Great Eared-NightjarLyncornis macrotis
43/Gray Nightjar/Caprimulgus jotaka
44Philippine NightjarCaprimulgus manillensis
45Savanna NightjarCaprimulgus affinis

 
Swifts: Apodidae

46Philippine NeedletailMearnsia picina
47Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
48Purple NeedletailHirundapus celebensis
49Gray-rumped SwiftletCollocalia marginata
50Pygmy SwiftletCollocalia troglodytes
51Philippine SwiftletAerodramus mearnsi
52Uniform SwiftletAerodramus vanikorensis
53Pacific SwiftApus pacificus
54House SwiftApus nipalensis
55Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

56Whiskered TreeswiftHemiprocne comata

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

57Slaty-breasted RailLewinia striatus
58Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis
59Barred RailGallirallus torquatus
60Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus
61Philippine SwamphenPorphyrio pulverulentus
62WatercockGallicrex cinerea
63Plain Bush-henAmaurornis olivacea
64White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
65White-browed CrakeAmaurornis cinerea
66Red-legged CrakeRallina fasciata
67Slaty-legged CrakeRallina eurizonoides
68Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca
69/Baillon's Crake/Zapornia pusilla

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

70Beach Thick-kneeEsacus magnirostris

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

71/Black-winged Stilt/Himantopus himantopus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

72/Black-bellied Plover/Pluvialis squatarola
73/Pacific Golden-Plover/Pluvialis fulva
74/Lesser Sand-Plover/Charadrius mongolus
75/Greater Sand-Plover/Charadrius leschenaultii
76Malaysian PloverCharadrius peronii
77/Kentish Plover/Charadrius alexandrinus
78Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius

 
Painted-Snipes: Rostratulidae

79Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensis

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

80Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

81/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopus
82/Far Eastern Curlew/Numenius madagascariensis
83/Eurasian Curlew/Numenius arquata
84/Bar-tailed Godwit/Limosa lapponica
85/Black-tailed Godwit/Limosa limosa
86/Ruddy Turnstone/Arenaria interpres
87/Great Knot/Calidris tenuirostris
88/Sharp-tailed Sandpiper/Calidris acuminata
89/Long-toed Stint/Calidris subminuta
90/Red-necked Stint/Calidris ruficollis
91/Sanderling/Calidris alba
92/Terek Sandpiper/Xenus cinereus
93/Swinhoe's Snipe/Gallinago megala
94/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
95/Gray-tailed Tattler/Tringa brevipes
96/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia
97/Wood Sandpiper/Tringa glareola
98/Common Redshank/Tringa totanus

 
Buttonquail: Turnicidae

99Small ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticus
100Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator

 
Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

101Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum

 
Skuas and Jaegers: Stercorariidae

102#Pomarine Jaeger#Stercorarius pomarinus

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

103/Black-headed Gull/Chroicocephalus ridibundus
104Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
105Little TernSternula albifrons
106/Gull-billed Tern/Gelochelidon nilotica
107/White-winged Tern/Chlidonias leucopterus
108/Whiskered Tern/Chlidonias hybrida
109Roseate TernSterna dougallii
110Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
111Common TernSterna hirundo
112Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii

 
Tropicbirds: Phaethontidae

113Red-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon rubricauda

 
Shearwaters and Petrels: Procellariidae

114Bulwer's PetrelBulweria bulwerii
115#Streaked Shearwater#Calonectris leucomelas
116#Wedge-tailed Shearwater#Ardenna pacificus

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

117Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus

 
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae

118#Lesser Frigatebird#Fregata ariel
119Christmas Island FrigatebirdFregata andrewsi
120#Great Frigatebird#Fregata minor

 
Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

121Red-footed BoobySula sula

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

122Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogaster

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

123Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis
124/Schrenck's Bittern/Ixobrychus eurhythmus
125Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
126Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
127Great-billed HeronArdea sumatrana
128Purple HeronArdea purpurea
129Great EgretArdea alba
130/Intermediate Egret/Ardea intermedia
131/Little Egret/Egretta garzetta
132Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
133Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
134/Chinese Pond-Heron/Ardeola bacchus
135Javan Pond-HeronArdeola speciosa
136Striated HeronButorides striata
137Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
138Rufous Night-HeronNycticorax caledonicus
139/Japanese Night-Heron/Gorsachius goisagi
140Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

141Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
142Philippine Honey-buzzardPernis steerei
143Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
144Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
145Philippine Serpent-EagleSpilornis holospilus
146Philippine Hawk-EagleNisaetus philippensis
147Pinsker's Hawk-EagleNisaetus pinskeri
148Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kienerii
149Pied HarrierCircus melanoleucos
150Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
151/Japanese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter gularis
152BesraAccipiter virgatus
153Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
154White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster
155Gray-headed Fish-EagleHaliaeetus ichthyaetus

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

156Australasian Grass-OwlTyto longimembris

 
Owls: Strigidae

157Negros Scops-OwlOtus nigrorum
158/Brown Boobook/Ninox scutulata
159Luzon BoobookNinox philippensis

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

160Visayan HornbillPenelopides panini

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

161/Common Kingfisher/Alcedo atthis
162Indigo-banded KingfisherCeyx cyanopectus
163Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca
164Dimorphic Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx margarethae
165Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensis
166Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda
167White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
168Brown-breasted KingfisherHalcyon gularis
169Rufous-lored KingfisherTodiramphus winchelli
170Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris
171Spotted KingfisherActenoides lindsayi

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

172Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridis
173Rufous-crowned Bee-eaterMerops americanus
174Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

175Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

176Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

177Philippine WoodpeckerYungipicus maculatus
178Yellow-faced FlamebackChrysocolaptes xanthocephalus
179White-bellied WoodpeckerDryocopus javensis

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

180Philippine FalconetMicrohierax erythrogenys
181Oriental HobbyFalco severus
182Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

183Blue-crowned Racquet-tailPrioniturus discurus
184Blue-naped ParrotTanygnathus lucionensis
185Azure-rumped ParrotTanygnathus sumatranus
186Philippine Hanging-ParrotLoriculus philippensis

 
Pittas: Pittidae

187Blue-breasted PittaErythropitta erythrogaster
188Hooded PittaPitta sordida

 
Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

189Golden-bellied GerygoneGerygone sulphurea

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

190Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
191/Ashy Minivet/Pericrocotus divaricatus
192Bar-bellied CuckooshrikeCoracina striata
193Pied TrillerLalage nigra
194White-winged CuckooshrikeAnalisoma ostenta

 
Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

195White-vented WhistlerPachycephala homeyeri

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

196Philippine OrioleOriolus steerii
197Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis

 
Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

198White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

199Black-and-cinnamon FantailRhipidura nigrocinnamomea
200Visayan FantailRhipidura albiventris
201Philippine Pied-FantailRhipidura nigritorquis

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

202BalicassiaoDicrurus balicassius

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

203Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea
204Rufous Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone cinnamomea

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

205Tiger ShrikeLanius tigrinus
206/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus
207Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

208Slender-billed CrowCorvus enca
209Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

210Citrine Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa helianthea

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

211Elegant TitPeriparus elegans

 
Larks: Alaudidae

212Australasian BushlarkMirafra javanica
213Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgula

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

214Visayan TailorbirdOrthotomus castaneiceps
215Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis

 
Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

216/Oriental Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus orientalis
217Clamorous Reed WarblerAcrocephalus stentoreus

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

218Tawny GrassbirdCincloramphus timoriensis
219Striated GrassbirdMegalurus palustris
220/Gray's Grasshopper-Warbler/Locustella fasciolata
221/Middendorff's Grasshopper-Warbler/Locustella ochotensis
222/Lanceolated Warbler/Locustella lanceolata

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

223Gray-throated MartinRiparia chinensis
224Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
225Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
226Striated SwallowCecropis striolata
227Asian House-MartinDelichon dasypus

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

228Yellow-vented BulbulPycnonotus goiavier
229Visayan BulbulHypsipetes guimarasensis

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

230Lemon-throated Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus cebuensis
231Philippine Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus olivaceus
232Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis
233Mountain Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus trivirgatus

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

234Negros Striped-BabblerZosterornis nigrorum
235Flame-templed BabblerDasycrotapha speciosa
236Warbling White-eyeZosterops japonicus
237Everett's White-eyeZosterops everetti
238Yellowish White-eyeZosterops nigrorum

 
Nuthatches: Sittidae

239Sulphur-billed NuthatchSitta oenochlamys

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

240Stripe-sided RhabdornisRhabdornis mystacalis
241Visayan RhabdornisRhabdornis rabori
242Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensis
243Short-tailed StarlingAplonis minor
244ColetoSarcops calvus
245/Chestnut-cheeked Starling/Agropsar philippensis
246Crested MynaAcridotheres cristatellus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

247/Eyebrowed Thrush/Turdus obscurus
248Island ThrushTurdus poliocephalus

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

249/Gray-streaked Flycatcher/Muscicapa griseisticta
250Ashy-breasted FlycatcherMuscicapa randi
251Philippine Magpie-RobinCopsychus mindanensis
252Visayan ShamaCopsychus superciliaris
253Mangrove Blue FlycatcherCyornis rufigastra
254Chestnut-tailed Jungle-FlycatcherCyornis ruficauda
255/Blue-and-white Flycatcher/Cyanoptila cyanomelana
256Turquoise FlycatcherEumyias panayensis
257Negros Jungle-FlycatcherVauriella albigularis
258White-browed ShortwingBrachypteryx montana
259/Siberian Rubythroat/Calliope calliope
260/Narcissus Flycatcher/Ficedula narcissina
261/Mugimaki Flycatcher/Ficedula mugimaki
262Little Pied FlycatcherFicedula westermanni
263Bundok FlycatcherFicedula luzoniensis
264Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius
265Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

266Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agile
267Bicolored FlowerpeckerDicaeum bicolor
268Red-keeled FlowerpeckerDicaeum australe
269Black-belted FlowerpeckerDicaeum haematostictum
270Scarlet-collared FlowerpeckerDicaeum retrocinctum
271Orange-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum trigonostigma
272Pygmy FlowerpeckerDicaeum pygmaeum
273Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

274Purple-throated SunbirdLeptocoma sperata
275Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis
276Magnificent SunbirdAethopyga magnifica
277Handsome SunbirdAethopyga bella
278Maroon-naped SunbirdAethopyga guimarasensis

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

279<Green-faced Parrotfinch>Erythrura viridifacies
280Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata
281White-bellied MuniaLonchura leucogastra
282Chestnut MuniaLonchura atricapilla

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

283Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

284/Gray Wagtail/Motacilla cinerea
285/Eastern Yellow Wagtail/Motacilla tschutschensis
286Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus
287/Olive-backed Pipit/Anthus hodgsoni
288/Pechora Pipit/Anthus gustavi
289/Red-throated Pipit/Anthus cervinus

 
Hispanhiolan Tanagers: Phaenicophilidae

290Zebra 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.

OTHER LOCALES

PRESENCE CODES

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()Breeding Season Only
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