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HALA-BALA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

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Area (ha):25,400
Altitude (m):100-1538
# Species*:271
# Excl Vagrants*:271
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:1
Species/100 ha*:1.1
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Lowland rainforest, evergreen 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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Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

1Crested PartridgeRollulus rouloul
2Malaysian PartridgeArborophila campbelli
3Long-billed PartridgeRhizothera longirostris
4Great ArgusArgusianus argus

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

5Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
6Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
7Little Green-PigeonTreron olax
8Thick-billed PigeonTreron curvirostra
9Large Green-PigeonTreron capellei

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

10Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus
11Short-toed CoucalCentropus rectunguis
12Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
13Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
14Raffles's MalkohaRhinortha chlorophaeus
15Red-billed MalkohaZanclostormus javanicus
16Black-bellied MalkohaPhaenicophaeus diardi
17Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis
18Chestnut-breasted MalkohaPhaenicophaeus curvirostris
19Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandus
20Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillus
21/Violet Cuckoo/Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
22Square-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubris
23/Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo/Surniculus dicruroides
24Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii
25Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus
26Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus

 
Frogmouths: Podargidae

27Gould's FrogmouthBatrachostomus stellatus
28Blyth's FrogmouthBatrachostomus affinis

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

29Malaysian NightjarLyncornis temminckii
30Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

31Silver-rumped NeedletailRhaphidura leucopygialis
32Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
33Plume-toed SwiftletCollocalia affinis
34Germain's SwiftletAerodramus germani
35Cook's SwiftApus cooki
36Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

37Gray-rumped TreeswiftHemiprocne longipennis
38Whiskered TreeswiftHemiprocne comata

 
Finfoots: Heliornithidae

39/Masked Finfoot/Heliopais personatus

 
Buttonquail: Turnicidae

40Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

41Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
42Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

43Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
44Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
45Bat HawkMacheiramphus alcinus
46Blyth's Hawk-EagleNisaetus alboniger
47Wallace's Hawk-EagleNisaetus nanus
48Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kienerii
49Lesser Fish-EagleHaliaeetus humilis
50Gray-headed Fish-EagleHaliaeetus ichthyaetus

 
Owls: Strigidae

51White-fronted Scops-OwlOtus sagittatus
52Reddish Scops-OwlOtus rufescens
53Sunda Scops-OwlOtus lempiji
54Barred Eagle-OwlBubo sumatranus
55Buffy Fish-OwlKetupa ketupu
56Brown BoobookNinox scutulata

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

57Red-naped TrogonHarpactes kasumba
58Diard's TrogonHarpactes diardii
59Cinnamon-rumped TrogonHarpactes orrhophaeus
60Scarlet-rumped TrogonHarpactes duvaucelii
61Red-headed TrogonHarpactes erythrocephalus
62Orange-breasted TrogonHarpactes oreskios

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

63White-crowned HornbillBerenicornis comatus
64Rhinoceros HornbillBuceros rhinoceros
65Great HornbillBuceros bicornis
66Helmeted HornbillBuceros vigil
67Bushy-crested HornbillAnorrhinus galeritus
68Black HornbillAnthracoceros malayanus
69Wreathed HornbillRhyticeros undulatus
70Plain-pouched HornbillRhyticeros subruficollis
71Wrinkled HornbillRhabdotorrhinus corrugatus

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

72Blue-banded KingfisherAlcedo peninsulae
73Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca
74Rufous-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx rufidorsa
75Banded KingfisherLacedo pulchella
76White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
77/Black-capped Kingfisher/Halcyon pileata
78Rufous-collared KingfisherActenoides concretus

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

79Red-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis amictus
80Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridis
81Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

82DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

83Sooty BarbetCaloramphus hayii
84Blue-eared BarbetPsilopogon duvaucelii
85Fire-tufted BarbetPsilopogon pyrolophus
86Red-crowned BarbetPsilopogon rafflesii
87Red-throated BarbetPsilopogon mystacophanos
88Yellow-crowned BarbetPsilopogon henricii
89Gold-whiskered BarbetPsilopogon chrysopogon
90Black-browed BarbetPsilopogon oorti

 
Honeyguides: Indicatoridae

91Malaysian HoneyguideIndicator archipelagicus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

92Speckled PiculetPicumnus innominatus
93Rufous PiculetSasia abnormis
94Gray-and-buff WoodpeckerHemicircus concretus
95Gray-capped WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus
96Maroon WoodpeckerBlythipicus rubiginosus
97Orange-backed WoodpeckerReinwardtipicus validus
98Rufous WoodpeckerMicropternus brachyurus
99Buff-necked WoodpeckerMeiglyptes tukki
100Buff-rumped WoodpeckerMeiglyptes tristis
101Bamboo WoodpeckerGecinulus viridis
102Olive-backed WoodpeckerDinopium rafflesii
103Common FlamebackDinopium javanense
104Crimson-winged WoodpeckerPicus puniceus
105Banded WoodpeckerChrysophlegma miniaceus
106Checker-throated WoodpeckerChrysophlegma mentalis

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

107Black-thighed FalconetMicrohierax fringillarius

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

108Blue-crowned Hanging-ParrotLoriculus galgulus

 
African and Green Broadbill: Calyptomenidae

109Green BroadbillCalyptomena viridis

 
Asian and Grauer's Broadbills: Eurylaimidae

110Black-and-red BroadbillCymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
111Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae
112Silver-breasted BroadbillSerilophus lunatus
113Banded BroadbillEurylaimus javanicus
114Black-and-yellow BroadbillEurylaimus ochromalus
115Dusky BroadbillCorydon sumatranus

 
Pittas: Pittidae

116Garnet PittaErythropitta granatina
117Rusty-naped PittaHydrornis oatesi
118Giant PittaHydrornis caeruleus
119Malayan Banded-PittaHydrornis irena

 
Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

120Golden-bellied GerygoneGerygone sulphurea

 
Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

121Large WoodshrikeTephrodornis virgatus
122Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus
123Black-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus hirundinaceus
124Rufous-winged PhilentomaPhilentoma pyrhoptera
125Maroon-breasted PhilentomaPhilentoma velata

 
Ioras: Aegithinidae

126Common IoraAegithina tiphia
127Green IoraAegithina viridissima
128Great IoraAegithina lafresnayei

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

129Fiery MinivetPericrocotus igneus
130Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
131/Ashy Minivet/Pericrocotus divaricatus
132Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
133Lesser CuckooshrikeLalage fimbriata

 
Crested Shrikejay: Platylophidae

134Crested ShrikejayPlatylophus galericulatus

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

135|Tiger Shrike|Lanius tigrinus
136/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

137Pied Shrike-BabblerPteruthius flaviscapis
138Black-eared Shrike-BabblerPteruthius melanotis
139White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

140Dark-throated OrioleOriolus xanthonotus

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

141Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus
142Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remifer
143Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

144Spotted FantailRhipidura perlata
145White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

146Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea
147/Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher/Terpsiphone atrocaudata
148Blyth's Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone affinis

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

149Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensis
150Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

 
Rail-babbler: Eupetidae

151Malaysian Rail-babblerEupetes macrocerus

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

152Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
153/Asian House-Martin/Delichon dasypus

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

154Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

155Sultan TitMelanochlora sultanea

 
Nuthatches: Sittidae

156Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

157Puff-backed BulbulBrachypodius eutilotus
158Black-headed BulbulBrachypodius atriceps
159Black-crested BulbulPycnonotus flaviventris
160Scaly-breasted BulbulPycnonotus squamatus
161Gray-bellied BulbulPycnonotus cyaniventris
162Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus
163Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni
164Yellow-vented BulbulPycnonotus goiavier
165Cream-vented BulbulPycnonotus simplex
166Red-eyed BulbulPycnonotus brunneus
167Spectacled BulbulPycnonotus erythropthalmos
168Hairy-backed BulbulTricholestes criniger
169Finsch's BulbulAlophoixus finschii
170Ochraceous BulbulAlophoixus ochraceus
171Gray-cheeked BulbulAlophoixus bres
172Yellow-bellied BulbulAlophoixus phaeocephalus
173Buff-vented BulbulIole olivacea
174Ashy BulbulHemixos flavala
175Mountain BulbulIxos mcclellandii
176Streaked BulbulIxos malaccensis

 
Cupwings: Pnoepygidae

177Pygmy CupwingPnoepyga pusilla

 
Bush Warblers and Allies: Cettiidae

178Yellow-bellied WarblerAbroscopus superciliaris

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

179/Pale-legged Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus tenellipes
180/Arctic Warbler/Phylloscopus borealis
181Chestnut-crowned WarblerPhylloscopus castaniceps

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

182Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
183Dark-necked TailorbirdOrthotomus atrogularis
184Rufous-tailed TailorbirdOrthotomus sericeus
185Rufescent PriniaPrinia rufescens
186Yellow-bellied PriniaPrinia flaviventris

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

187Everett's White-eyeZosterops everetti

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

188Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis
189Fluffy-backed Tit-BabblerMacronus ptilosus
190Golden BabblerCyanoderma chrysaeum
191Chestnut-winged BabblerCyanoderma erythropterum
192Rufous-fronted BabblerCyanoderma rufifrons
193Chestnut-backed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus montanus
194Large Scimitar-BabblerMegapomatorhinus hypoleucos
195Black-throated BabblerStachyris nigricollis
196Chestnut-rumped BabblerStachyris maculata
197Gray-throated BabblerStachyris nigriceps
198Gray-headed BabblerStachyris poliocephala

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

199Moustached BabblerMalacopteron magnirostre
200Scaly-crowned BabblerMalacopteron cinereum
201Rufous-crowned BabblerMalacopteron magnum
202Rufous-winged FulvettaSchoeniparus castaneceps
203Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps
204Black-capped BabblerPellorneum capistratum
205Short-tailed BabblerPellorneum malaccense
206White-chested BabblerPellorneum rostratum
207Ferruginous BabblerPellorneum bicolor
208Striped Wren-BabblerKenopia striata
209Abbott's BabblerTurdinus abbotti
210Horsfield's BabblerTurdinus sepiarius
211Large Wren-BabblerTurdinus macrodactylus

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

212Brown FulvettaAlcippe brunneicauda
213Mountain FulvettaAlcippe peracensis
214Black LaughingthrushGarrulax lugubris
215Chestnut-capped LaughingthrushIanthocincla mitrata
216Chestnut-crowned LaughingthrushTrochalopteron erythrocephalum

 
Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

217Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

218/Dark-sided Flycatcher/Muscicapa sibirica
219|Ferruginous Flycatcher|Muscicapa ferruginea
220Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
221Brown-streaked FlycatcherMuscicapa williamsoni
222Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
223Rufous-tailed ShamaCopsychus pyrropygus
224White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus
225Rufous-browed FlycatcherAnthipes solitaris
226White-tailed FlycatcherCyornis concretus
227Pale Blue FlycatcherCyornis unicolor
228Hill Blue FlycatcherCyornis banyumas
229Malaysian Blue FlycatcherCyornis turcosus
230|Brown-chested Jungle-Flycatcher|Cyornis brunneatus
231Gray-chested Jungle-FlycatcherCyornis umbratilis
232Large NiltavaNiltava grandis
233Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus
234Chestnut-naped ForktailEnicurus ruficapillus
235/Yellow-rumped Flycatcher/Ficedula zanthopygia
236/Mugimaki Flycatcher/Ficedula mugimaki
237Little Pied FlycatcherFicedula westermanni
238Rufous-chested FlycatcherFicedula dumetoria
239/White-throated Rock-Thrush/Monticola gularis

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

240Chestnut-capped ThrushGeokichla interpres

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

241Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
242Javan MynaAcridotheres javanicus
243Great MynaAcridotheres grandis

 
Leafbirds: Chloropseidae

244Greater Green LeafbirdChloropsis sonnerati
245Lesser Green LeafbirdChloropsis cyanopogon
246Blue-winged LeafbirdChloropsis cochinchinensis

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

247Yellow-breasted FlowerpeckerPrionochilus maculatus
248Crimson-breasted FlowerpeckerPrionochilus percussus
249Scarlet-breasted FlowerpeckerPrionochilus thoracicus
250Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum
251Orange-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum trigonostigma
252Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

253Ruby-cheeked SunbirdChalcoparia singalensis
254Plain SunbirdAnthreptes simplex
255Red-throated SunbirdAnthreptes rhodolaemus
256Van Hasselt's SunbirdLeptocoma brasiliana
257Black-throated SunbirdAethopyga saturata
258Temminck's SunbirdAethopyga temminckii
259Thick-billed SpiderhunterArachnothera crassirostris
260Long-billed SpiderhunterArachnothera robusta
261Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra
262Purple-naped SpiderhunterArachnothera hypogrammicum
263Yellow-eared SpiderhunterArachnothera chrysogenys
264Spectacled SpiderhunterArachnothera flavigaster
265Streaked SpiderhunterArachnothera magna
266Gray-breasted SpiderhunterArachnothera modesta

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

267|Forest Wagtail|Dendronanthus indicus
268/Gray Wagtail/Motacilla cinerea

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

269Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

270White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
271Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

 * 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.