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Altitude (m):400
# Species*:137
# Excl Vagrants*:137
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:0
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Forest, hilltop

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

1Lesser Whistling-DuckDendrocygna javanica

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

2Rock PigeonColumba livia
3/Pale-capped Pigeon/Columba punicea
4Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
5Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
6Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
7Pink-necked Green-PigeonTreron vernans

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

8Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
9Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
10Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis
11Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

12|White-throated Needletail|Hirundapus caudacutus
13Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
14Germain's SwiftletAerodramus germani
15Cook's SwiftApus cooki
16House SwiftApus nipalensis
17Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

18Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus
19Black-backed SwamphenPorphyrio indicus
20Gray-headed SwamphenPorphyrio poliocephalus
21(Watercock)Gallicrex cinerea
22White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
23Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

24Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

25/Pacific Golden-Plover/Pluvialis fulva
26/Gray-headed Lapwing/Vanellus cinereus
27Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

28Bronze-winged JacanaMetopidius indicus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

29/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopus
30/Terek Sandpiper/Xenus cinereus
31|Gray-tailed Tattler|Tringa brevipes
32/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia
33/Common Redshank/Tringa totanus

 
Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

34(Oriental Pratincole)Glareola maldivarum

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

35Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitans
36White StorkCiconia ciconia

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

37Little CormorantMicrocarbo niger

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

38/Gray Heron/Ardea cinerea
39Purple HeronArdea purpurea
40Great EgretArdea alba
41Little EgretEgretta garzetta
42Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
43/Chinese Pond-Heron/Ardeola bacchus

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

44/Osprey/Pandion haliaetus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

45Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
46Jerdon's BazaAviceda jerdoni
47Black BazaAviceda leuphotes
48Blyth's Hawk-EagleNisaetus alboniger
49Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis
50/Greater Spotted Eagle/Clanga clanga
51|Booted Eagle|Hieraaetus pennatus
52Rufous-winged BuzzardButastur liventer
53/Gray-faced Buzzard/Butastur indicus
54/Eastern Marsh-Harrier/Circus spilonotus
55/Pied Harrier/Circus melanoleucos
56Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
57ShikraAccipiter badius
58|Chinese Sparrowhawk|Accipiter soloensis
59/Japanese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter gularis
60/Black Kite/Milvus migrans
61Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
62White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster
63/Common Buzzard/Buteo buteo

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

64Barn OwlTyto alba

 
Owls: Strigidae

65Collared Scops-OwlOtus lettia
66Asian Barred OwletGlaucidium cuculoides
67Spotted OwletAthene brama

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

68Wreathed HornbillRhyticeros undulatus

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

69Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
70White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
71/Black-capped Kingfisher/Halcyon pileata

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

72Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridis
73Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

74Indochinese RollerCoracias affinis

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

75Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus
76Lineated BarbetPsilopogon lineatus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

77Streak-breasted WoodpeckerPicus viridanus
78Banded WoodpeckerChrysophlegma miniaceus

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

79/Eurasian Kestrel/Falco tinnunculus
80|Amur Falcon|Falco amurensis
81Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Pittas: Pittidae

82(Blue-winged Pitta)Pitta moluccensis

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

83/Ashy Minivet/Pericrocotus divaricatus

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

84Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis

 
Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

85White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchus

 
Ioras: Aegithinidae

86Common IoraAegithina tiphia

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

87Malaysian Pied-FantailRhipidura javanica

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

88Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
89Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus
90Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

91/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

92Racket-tailed TreepieCrypsirina temia
93Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

 
Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

94/Thick-billed Warbler/Arundinax aedon
95/Black-browed Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
96/Oriental Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus orientalis

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

97Russet Bush WarblerLocustella mandelli

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

98/Bank Swallow/Riparia riparia
99/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
100Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
101/Red-rumped Swallow/Cecropis daurica

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

102Black-crested BulbulPycnonotus flaviventris
103Gray-bellied BulbulPycnonotus cyaniventris
104Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni
105Yellow-vented BulbulPycnonotus goiavier
106Streak-eared BulbulPycnonotus conradi
107Gray-cheeked BulbulAlophoixus bres

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

108/Pale-legged Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus tenellipes

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

109Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

110Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps
111Abbott's BabblerTurdinus abbotti

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

112Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensis
113/Daurian Starling/Agropsar sturnina
114Chestnut-cheeked StarlingAgropsar philippensis
115Black-collared StarlingGracupica nigricollis
116Asian Pied StarlingGracupica contra
117/White-shouldered Starling/Sturnia sinensis
118Red-billed StarlingSpodiopsar sericeus
119Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
120Vinous-breasted StarlingAcridotheres burmannicus
121Javan MynaAcridotheres javanicus
122Great MynaAcridotheres grandis

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

123/Dark-sided Flycatcher/Muscicapa sibirica
124Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
125/Taiga Flycatcher/Ficedula albicilla

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

126Orange-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum trigonostigma
127Scarlet-backed FlowerpeckerDicaeum cruentatum

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

128Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis
129Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

130<Pin-tailed Parrotfinch>Erythrura prasina
131White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

132Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

133|Forest Wagtail|Dendronanthus indicus
134/Eastern Yellow Wagtail/Motacilla tschutschensis
135/Richard's Pipit/Anthus richardi
136Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus

 
Hispanhiolan Tanagers: Phaenicophilidae

137Zebra 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.