Birds of India

Checklist of Birds
Kaziranga National Park
and Panbari Reserve Forest


Compiled by
Sujan Chatterjee
Last updated 2011

Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus
Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis
White-cheeked Partridge Arborophila atrogularis
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos
Grey Peacock Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum
Fulvous Whistling-duck Dendrocygna bicolor
Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus
Gadwall Anas strepera
Falcated Duck Anas falcata
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula
Common Teal Anas crecca
Red-crested Pochard Rhodonessa rufina
Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Smew Mergus albellus
Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki
Barred Button Quail Turnix suscitator
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla
Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus
Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei
Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus
Greater Yellownape Picus flavinucha
Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus
Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus
Himalayan Flameback Dinopium shorii
Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense
Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis
Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata
Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica
Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima australis
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
Wreathed Hornbill Aceros undulatus
Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris
Common Hoopoe Upupa epops
Red-headed Trogon Harpactes erythrocephalus
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
Blyth's Kingfisher Alcedo hercules
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting
Stork-billed Kingfisher Halcyon capensis
Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
Blue-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis athertoni
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Clamator coromandus
Large Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides
Common Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii
Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus
Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus
Asian Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx maculatus
Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea
Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis
Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis
Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii
Blossom-headed Parakeet Psittacula roseata
Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri
Himalayan Swiftlet Collocalia brevirostris
Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis
Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus
Asian Palm Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
House Swift Apus affinis
Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia
Collared Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena
Eurasian Eagle Owl Bubo bubo
Dusky Eagle Owl Bubo coromandus
Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis
Tawny Fish Owl Ketupa flavipes
Collared Owlet Glaucidium brodiei
Asian Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides
Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum
Spotted Owlet Athene brama
Brown Hawk Owl Ninox scutulata
Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus
Jerdon's Nightjar Caprimulgus atripennis
Savannah Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea
Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
Red Collared Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Orange-breasted Green Pigeon Treron bicincta
Pompadour Green Pigeon Treron pompadora
Thick-billed Green Pigeon Treron curvirostra
Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera
Pin-tailed Green Pigeon Treron apicauda
Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon Treron sphenura
Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea
Mountain Imperial Pigeon Ducula badia
Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis
Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides
Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Brown Crake Amaurornis akool
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Black-tailed Crake Porzana bicolor
Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Common Coot Fulicata atra
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Jack Snipe Gallinago minimus
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus
Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus
Small Pratincole Glareola lactea
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
River Tern Sterna aurantia
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Little Tern Sterna albifrons
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Jerdon's Baza Aviceda jerdoni
Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes
Oriental Honey-Buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
Pallas's Fish Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
Grey-headed Fish Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis
Long-billed Vulture Gyps indicus
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris
Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus
Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela
Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus
Shikra Accipiter badius
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga
Indian Spotted Eagle Pomarina hastata
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca
Bonelli's Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
Rufous-bellied Eagle Hieraaetus kienerii
Changeable Hawk Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus
Mountain Hawk Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis
Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens
Pied Falconet Microhierax melanoleucus
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis
Oriental Hobby Falco severus
Laggar Falcon Falco jugger
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Little Grebe Podiceps ruficollis
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger
Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Casmerodius albus
Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii
Little Heron Butorides striatus
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Malayan Night Heron Gorsachius melanolophus
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris
Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis
Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius
Blue-naped Pitta Pitta nipalensis
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
Silver-breasted Broadbill Serilophus lunatus
Asian Fairy Bluebird Irene puella
Blue-winged Leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis
Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons
Orange-bellied Leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
Grey-backed Shrike Lanius tephronotus
Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis
Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda
Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae
House Crow Corvus splendens
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos
Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus
Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris
Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii
Large Cuckooshrike Coracina macei
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos
Rosy Minivet Pericrocotus roseus
Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Grey-chinned Minivet Pericrocotus solaris
Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus
Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus
Yellow-bellied Fantail Rhipidura hypoxantha
White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis
White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola
Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucocephalus
Crow-billed Drongo Dicrurus annectans
Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
Greater Racket Tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea
Asian Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
Common Iora Aegithina tiphia
Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis gularis
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus
Blue-capped Rock Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus
Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush Monticola rufiventris
Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius
Blue Whistling Thrush Myophonus caeruleus
Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina
Long-tailed Thrush Zoothera dixoni
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma
Black-breasted Thrush Turdus dissimilis
Grey-winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul
Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis
Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx leucophrys
Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
Ferruginous Flycatcher Muscicapa ferruginea
Slaty-backed Flycatcher Ficedula hodgsonii
Red-throated Flycatcher Ficedula parva
Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra
Little Pied Flycatcher Ficedula westermanni
Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina
Large Niltava Niltava grandis
Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae
Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara
Pale-chinned Flycatcher Cyornis poliogenys
Pygmy Blue Flycatcher Muscicapella hodgsoni
Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis
Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
White-tailed Rubythroat Luscinia pectoralis
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis
White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus
White-capped Water Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus
Plumbeous Water Redstart Rhyacornis fuliginosus
White-tailed Robin Myiomela leucura
Black-backed Forktail Enicurus immaculatus
White-crowned Forktail Enicurus leschenaulti
Hodgson's Bushchat Saxicola insignis
Common Stonechat Saxicola torquata
White-tailed Stonechat Saxicola leucura
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
Jerdon's Bushchat Saxicola jerdoni
Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferrea
Spot-winged Starling Saroglossa spiloptera
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnus malabaricus
Brahminy Starling Sturnus pagodarum
Asian Pied Starling Sturnus contra
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus
White-vented Myna Acridotheres cinereus
Northern Hill Myna Gracula religiosa
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta castanea
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria
Great Tit Parus major
Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea
Sand Martin Riparia riparia
Plain Martin Riparia paludicola
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica
Striated Swallow Hirundo striolata
Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
Himalayan Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer
White-throated Bulbul Alophoixus flaveolus
Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Bright-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis
Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia burnesii
Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis
Yellow-bellied Prinia Prinia flaviventris
Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
Chestnut-headed Tesia Tesia castaneocoronata
Slaty-bellied Tesia Tesia olivea
Grey-bellied Tesia Tesia cyaniventer
Pale-footed Bush Warbler Cettia pallidipes
Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler Cettia fortipes
Chestnut-crowned Bush Warbler Cettia major
Grey-sided Bush Warbler Cettia brunnifrons
Spotted Bush Warbler Bradypterus thoracicus
Chinese Bush Warbler Bradypterus tacsanowskius
Rusty-rumped Warbler Locustella certhiola
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Blunt-winged Warbler Acrocephalus concinens
Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon
Mountain Tailorbird Orthotomus cuculatus
Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius
Dark-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
Smoky Warbler Phylloscopus fuligiventer
Tickell's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus affinis
Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus chloronotus
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
Large-billed Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris
Eastern Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus
Blyth's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus reguloides
Yellow-vented Warbler Phylloscopus cantator
Golden-spectacled Warbler Seicercus burkii
Grey-hooded Warbler Seicercus xanthoschistos
White-spectacled Warbler Seicercus affinis
Chestnut-crowned Warbler Seicercus castaniceps
Yellow-bellied Warbler Abroscopus superciliaris
Striated Grassbird Megalurus palustris
Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striatus
Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis
White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus
Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax monileger
Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax pectoralis
Rufous-necked Laughingthrush Garrulax ruficollis
Abbott's Babbler Malacocincla abbotti
Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre
Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps
Large Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus hypoleucos
White-browed Scimitar-Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps
Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ruficollis
Pygmy Wren Babbler Pnoepyga pusilla
Rufous-fronted Babbler Stachyris rufifrons
Rufous-capped Babbler Stachyris ruficeps
Golden Babbler Stachyris chrysaea
Grey-throated Babbler Stachyris nigriceps
Striped Tit-Babbler Macronous gularis
Chestnut-capped Babbler Timalia pileata
Yellow-eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense
Jerdon's Babbler Chrysomma altirostre
Striated Babbler Turdoides earlei
Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus
White-hooded Babbler Gampsorhynchus rufulus
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala
White-bellied Yuhina Yuhina zantholeuca
Black-breasted Parrotbill Paradoxornis flavirostris
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
Singing Bushlark Mirafra cantillans
Indian Bushlark Mirafra erythroptera
Rufous-winged Bushlark Mirafra assamica
Sand Lark Calandrella raytal
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula
Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker Dicaeum chrysorrheum
Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorynchos
Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Anthreptes singalensis
Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica
Mrs Gould's Sunbird Aethopyga gouldiae
Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata
Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi
Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus
Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus
Black-breasted Weaver Ploceus benghalensis
Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar
Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus
Finn's Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca
Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola
Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala

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