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Major Birding Areas in Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park is situated in the state of Uttaranchal, now known as Uttarakhand. The picturesque beauty and rich biodiversity of the park serve as its major attractions for both nature lovers as well as wildlife enthusiasts. In the year 1983, Rajaji Wildlife Sanctuary of Uttaranchal was merged with Motichur and Chilla wildlife sanctuaries and made into Rajaji National Park. The park has been named after Late Sri C. Rajgopalachari (also known as Rajaji), a famous freedom fighter and first governor general of India . Rajaji National Park of India spreads over an area of 820.42 sq km and is open to visitors only from Mid-November to Mid-June.


A total of 312 birds species has been recorded. Of these , 151 are residents, 87migrants, and 49 are altitudinal migrants, 7 are local migrants, while the status of the remaining 18 is unknown. For some species, Rajaji forms the western edge of their range, e.g. Great Pied Hornbill Buceros bicornis and Golden - fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons (Pandey et al. 1995). The Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis, a denizen of Broadleaf Evergreen and Moist Deciduous forest, has been reported from the forest adjoining Rajaji NP, which links it with Corbett NP.

Rajaji NP is extremely rich in forest birds. For example, it has 11 species of woodpeckers, 5 species of barbets and 3 species of hornbills including the Near Threatened Great Pied Hornbill. Under the Western Himalayas Endemic Bird Area, Stattersfield et al. (1998) have listed Brooks's Leaf - warbler Phylloscopus subviridis and Tytler's Leaf- warbler Phylloscopus tytleri as restricted rang species. Both species are winter migrants to the Park (Pandey et al. 1995).

According to Birdlife International (undated) classification of biomes, Rajaji NP occurs in sino - himalayan Subtropical Forest(Biome-8). However , it has more species of Biome - 7 (Sino-Himalayan Temperate Forest. A total of 112 species has been identified in Biome - 7, and Rajaji NP has 12 of them, all recoded in winter.

There is a barrage on the River Ganga near Haridwar city . The backwater of the reservoir, as well as a small stretch of the River Ganga, lie in the Rajaji NP. These  water bodies attract a lot of resident and migratory waterbirds in winter. Thirteen species of birds have been identified at the reservoir, including Darter Anhinga melanogaster, Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala, Black - Necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus. Frerruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca and Black - bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda, birds considered as Near Threatened by BirdLife International (2001).                     

A checklist of birds of the Dehradun Valley and adjoining hills 
The area under discussion is the Dehradun Valley and its neighboring hills, starting with the River Ganges to the east and the River Yamuna to the west. This includes the highly productive wetland the Asan Barrage, near Paonta Sahib. The north encompasses the hills of Chakrata, Mussoorie and Dhaunalti. The south takes in the relevant portion of the Rajaji National Park.
This checklist has been based on various sources. BB Omaston was the first (1935) to do a systematic checklist of Dehradun and its adjourning hills. This checklist though detailed is now both outdated and quaint. Subsequently two local bird-watchers (based in the Forest Research Institute) produced sensible and detailed checklists. The first was D. Mohan's "Birds of New Forest, Dehra Dun, India" (1996) which was subsequently incorporated in AP Singh's (2000) excellent " Birds of lower Garhwal and neighboring hills". Another useful checklist published in 1994 was Pandey et al "Birds of the Rajaji National Park" All of the above three were published in the Forktail, the journal of the Oriental Bird Club.

The attached checklist is primarily based on the above but has drawn, as well, on the writings of other observers like R Fleming, Nitin Jamdar, SA Hussain ,Sudhir Vyas. First-hand reports of recent visitors like Bill Harvey, Nikhil Devasar, KB Singh, Mike Prince, Sumit Sen et al have also been incorporated.

A checklist of Birds of Rajaji National Park is listed below :

Black Francolin (Black Partridge)
Grey Francolin (Grey Partridge)
Common Quail
Rain Quail (Black-breasted Quail)
Blue-breasted Quail
Jungle Bush Quail
Hill Partridge (Common Hill Partridge)
Western Tragopan
Koklass Pheasant
Himalayan Monal (Impeyan Pheasant)
Red Junglefowl
Kalij Pheasant
Cheer Pheasant (Chir Pheasant)
Indian Peafowl (Common Peafowl)
Lesser Whistling-teal
Greylag Goose
Bar-headed Goose
Ruddy Shelduck (Ruddy Sheldrake)
Common Shelduck
Comb Duck
Cotton Pygmy-goose (Cotton Teal)
Falcated Duck (Falcated Teal )
Eurasian Wigeon (Wigeon)
Spot-billed Duck (Spotbill)
Northern Shoveler (Shoveller)
Northern Pintail (Pintail)
Common Teal
Marble Duck (Marble Teal)
Red-crested Pochard
Common Pochard
Ferruginous Pochard (White-eyed Pochard)
Baerís Pochard
Tufted Duck (Tufted Pochard)
Greater Scaup (Scaup Duck)
Long-tailed Duck (Long-tail Duck)
Common Merganser (Goosander)
Small Buttonquail (Little buttonquail)
Barred Buttonquail (Barred Bustard-Quail)
Eurasian Wryneck (Wryneck)
Speckled Piculet (Spotted Piculet)
Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
Brown-fronted Woodpecker
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker
Himalayan Woodpecker
Rufous Woodpecker
Lesser Yellownape
Greater Yellownape
Streak-throated Woodpecker
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker
Grey-headed Woodpecker
Himalayan Flameback
Black-rumped Flameback
Greater Flameback
Great Barbet (Great Hill Barbet)
Brown-headed Barbet (Green Barbet)
Lineated Barbet
Blue-throated Barbet
Coppersmith Barbet
Indian Grey Hornbill (Gray Hornbill)
Great Hornbill (Giant Hornbill)
Oriental Pied Hornbill
Common Hoopoe (Hoopoe)
Indian Roller
Dollarbird (Broad-billed Roller)
Common Kingfisher (Small Blue Kingfisher)
Stork-billed Kingfisher
White-throated Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher
Pied Kingfisher (Lesser Pied Kingfisher)
Blue-bearded Bee-eater
Green Bee-eater (Little Green Bee-eater)
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Pied Cuckoo (Pied Crested Cuckoo)
Large Hawk Cuckoo
Common Hawk Cuckoo
Indian Cuckoo
Eurasian Cuckoo (Common Cuckoo)
Oriental Cuckoo (Himalayan Cuckoo)
Lesser Cuckoo (Small Cuckoo)
Banded Bay Cuckoo
Grey-bellied Cuckoo (Indian Plaintive Cuck
Drongo Cuckoo
Asian Koel (Koel,)
Green-billed Malkoha
Sirkeer Malkoha (Sirkeer Cuckoo)
Greater Coucal (Crow-pheasant)
Lesser Coucal (Small Coucal)
Alexandrine Parakeet (Large Parakeet)
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Slaty-headed Parakeet
Plum-headed Parakeet (Blossom-headed)
Red-breasted Parakeet
Himalayan Swiftlet (Edible-nest Swiftlet)
White-throated Needletail (Spinetail)
Alpine Swift
House Swift (Little Swift)
Crested Treeswift (Crested Swift)
Barn Owl
Grass Owl (Eastern Grass Owl)
Mountain Scops Owl (Spotted Scops Owl)
Oriental Scops Owl (Little Scops Owl)
Collared Scops Owl
Eurasian Eagle Owl (Great Horned Owl,)
Rock Eagle Owl
Brown Fish Owl
Tawny Owl (Tawny Wood Owl)
Collared Owlet (Collared Pygmy)
Asian Barred Owlet (Barred Owlet)
Jungle Owlet (Barred Jungle Owlet)
Spotted Owlet
Brown Hawk Owl (Brown Boobook)
Grey Nightjar (Indian Jungle Nightjar)
Large-tailed Nightjar (Long-tailed)
Indian Nightjar (Common Indian Nightjar)
Savanna Nightjar (Franklin's)
Rock Pigeon (Blue Rock Pigeon)
Hill Pigeon
Snow Pigeon
Common Wood Pigeon (Wood Pigeon)
Speckled Wood Pigeon
Oriental Turtle Dove (Rufous Turtle Dove)
Laughing Dove (Little Brown)
Spotted Dove
Red Collared Dove (Red Turtle)
Eurasian Collared Dove (Indian Ring)
Emerald Dove (Bronze-winged Dove)
Yellow-footed Green Pigeon
Pin-tailed Green Pigeon (Pin-tailed Pigeon)
Wedge-tailed Pigeon
Slaty-legged Crake
Water Rail
Brown Crake
White-breasted Waterhen
Baillon's Crake
Ruddy-breasted Crake (Ruddy)
Purple Swamphen (Purple Moorhen)
Common Moorhen
Common Coot (Coot)
Eurasian Woodcock (Woodcock)
Wood Snipe
Pintail Snipe
Common Snipe (Fantail Snipe)
Jack Snipe
Black-tailed Godwit
Spotted Redshank
Common Redshank (Redshank)
Marsh Sandpiper
Common Greenshank (Greenshank)
Green Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Little Stint
Temminck's Stint
Greater Painted-snipe (Painted Snipe)
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Bronze-winged Jacana
Eurasian Thick-knee (Stone-curlew)
Great Thick-knee (Great Stone Plover)
Black-winged Stilt
Pied Avocet (Avocet)
Little Ringed Plover ( Little Ring Plover)
Kentish Plover
Northern Lapwing (Eurasian Lapwing)
Yellow-wattled Lapwing
River Lapwing (Spur-winged)
Grey-headed Lapwing
Red-wattled Lapwing
Small Pratincole (Little Pratincole)
Indian Skimmer
Yellow-legged Gull (Herring)
Pallas's Gull (Great Black-headed)
Brown-headed Gull
Black-headed Gull
Caspian Tern
River Tern (Indian River Tern)
Little Tern
Black-bellied Tern
Whiskered Tern
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Black-shouldered Kite (Black-winged Kite)
Black Kite (Pariah Kite)
Brahminy Kite
Pallas's Fish Eagle (Pallas's Fishing Eagle)
Lesser Fish Eagle (Himalayan Grey-headed
Grey-headed Fish Eagle
Lammergeier (Bearded Vulture)
Egyptian Vulture (Small White, Scavenger)
White-rumped Vulture
Long-billed Vulture
Himalayan Griffon
Eurasian Griffon
Cinereous Vulture (Black Vulture)
Red-headed Vulture (King Vulture)
Short-toed Snake Eagle (Short-toed Eagle)
Crested Serpent Eagle
Hen Harrier W (Northern Harrier)
Pallid Harrier (Pale Harrier)
Pied Harrier
Montagu's Harrier
Crested Goshawk
Besra (Besra Sparrow-hawk)
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Northern Goshawk (Goshawk)
White-eyed Buzzard (White-eyed Buzzard)
Common Buzzard
Long-legged Buzzard
Black Eagle
Indian Spotted Eagle
Greater Spotted Eagle
Tawny Eagle (Eurasian Tawny Eagle)
Steppe Eagle
Imperial Eagle
Golden Eagle
Bonelli's Eagle (Bonelli's Hawk Eagle)
Booted Eagle (Booed Hawk Eagle)
Rufous-bellied Eagle
Changeable Hawk Eagle (Crested H Eagle)
Mountain Hawk Eagle
Common Kestrel (Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel)
Red-necked Falcon (Red-headed Merlin)
Eurasian Hobby (Hobby, Northern Hobby)
Oriental Hobby (Indian Hobby)
Laggar Falcon
Saker Falcon (Lanner)
Peregrine Falcon
Little Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Black-necked Grebe
Darter (Indian Darter, Snakebird)
Little Cormorant
Indian Cormorant (Shag)
Great Cormorant (Large Cormorant)
Little Egret
Grey Heron
Purple Heron
Great Egret (Large Egret)
Intermediate Egret (Median Egret)
Cattle Egret
Indian Pond Heron (Pond Heron
Little Heron (Little Green Heron)
Black-crowned Night Heron (Night Heron)
Little Bittern
Yellow Bittern
Cinnamon Bittern (Chestnut Bittern)
Black Bittern
Black-headed Ibis (White Ibis)
Black Ibis (Red-naped Ibis)
Eurasian Spoonbill (Spoonbill)
Great White Pelican (Rosy Pelican)
Painted Stork
Asian Openbill (Asian Openbill)
Black Stork
Woolly-necked Stork (White-necked)
Black-necked Stork
Hooded Pitta (Green-breasted Pitta)
Indian Pitta
Long-tailed Broadbill
Golden-fronted Leafbird (Chloropsis
Orange-bellied Leafbird (Chloropsis)
Rufous-tailed Shrike (Isabelline)
Brown Shrike
Bay-backed Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike (Rufous-rumped
Grey-backed Shrike (Tibetan)
Great Grey Shrike
Southern Grey Shrike (Grey Shrike
Eurasian Jay (Jay)
Black-headed Jay
Yellow-billed Blue Magpie
Red-billed Blue Magpie
Common Green Magpie
Rufous Treepie (Indian Treepie)
Grey Treepie (Himalyan Treepie)
Spotted Nutcracker
Red-billed Chough
Yellow-billed Chough
House Crow
Large-billed Crow (Jungle/Black Crow
Ashy Woodswallow (Ashy Swallow-shrike)
Eurasian Golden Oriole (Golden Oriole)
Black-hooded Oriole (Black-headed)
Maroon Oriole
Large Cuckooshrike
Bar-bellied Cuckooshrike (Barred)
Black-winged Cuckooshrike
Black-headed Cuckooshrike
Rosy Minivet
Small Minivet (Little Minivet)
Long-tailed Minivet
Scarlet Minivet (Orange Minivet)
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike
Yellow-bellied Fantail
White-throated Fantail
White-browed Fantail (Flycatcher)
Black Drongo
Ashy Drongo(Grey)
White-bellied Drongo
Bronzed Drongo (Little Bronzed Drongo)
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo
Spangled Drongo (Hair-crested)
Black-naped Monarch
Asian Paradise-flycatcher
Common Iora (Iora)
Common Woodshrike
Brown Dipper
Blue-capped Rock Thrush
Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush
Blue Rock Thrush
Blue Whistling Thrush (Whistling Thrush)
Orange-headed Thrush
Plain-backed Thrush
Long-tailed Thrush
Scaly Thrush
Long-billed Thrush
Tickell's Thrush
White-collared Blackbird
Grey-winged Blackbird
Eurasian Blackbird
Chestnut Thrush (Grey-headed Thrush)
Dark-throated Thrush
Mistle Thrush
Spotted Flycatcher
Dark-sided Flycatcher
Asian Brown Flycatcher
Rusty-tailed Flycatcher
Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher
Red-throated Flycatcher
Snowy-browed Flycatcher
Little Pied Flycatcher
Ultramarine Flycatcher
Slaty-blue Flycatcher
Verditer Flycatcher
Small Niltava
Rufous-bellied Niltava (Beautiful)
Blue-throated Flycatcher
Hill Blue Flycatcher
Tickell's Blue Flycatcher
Grey-canary Flycatcher
Siberian Rubythroat
White-tailed Rubythroat (Himalayan)
Indian Blue Robin (Blue Chat)
Orange-flanked Bush Robin
Golden Bush Robin
White-browed Bush Robin
Oriental Magpie Robin
White-rumped Shama (Shama)
Indian Robin
Blue-capped Redstart
Black Redstart
Blue-fronted Redstart
White-capped Water Redstart
Plumumbeous Water Redstart
White-bellied Redstart
Blue-fronted Robin
Little Forktail
Black-backed Forktail
Slaty-backed Forktail
Spotted Forktail
Common Stonechat
Pied Bushchat (Pied Stone-chat)
Grey Bushchat (Dark-grey Bushchat)
Variable Wheatear
Rufous-tailed Wheatear
Desert Wheatear
Isabelline Wheatear (Chat)
Brown Rock-chat (Indian Chat)
Spot-winged Starling
Chestnut-tailed Starling
Brahminy Starling
Rosy Starling
Common Starling
Asian Pied Starling (Pied Myna)
Common Myna (Mynah)
Bank Myna
Jungle Myna
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch
White-tailed Nuthatch
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Eurasian Treecreeper
Bar-tailed Treecreeper
Rusty-flanked Treecreeper
Winter Wren
Fire-capped Tit
Rufous-naped Tit
Spot-winged Tit
Grey-crested Tit
Great Tit (Grey Tit)
Green-backed Tit
Black-lored Tit
Yellow-cheeked Tit
Yellow-browed Tit
Black-throated Tit (Red-headed Tit)
White-throated Tit
Pale Martin (Collared Sand Martin)
Sand Martin (Collared Sand Martin)
Plain Martin
Dusky Crag Martin
Barn Swallow
Wire-tailed Swallow
Red-rumped Swallow (Striated)
Striated Swallow (Larger Striated)
Streak-throated Swallow
Northern House Martin
Asian House Martin (Asian Martin)
Black-crested Bulbul
Red-whiskered Bulbul
White-eared Bulbul
Himalayan Bulbul
Red-vented Bulbul
Mountain Bulbul
Black Bulbul (Gray)
Zitting Cisticola
Striated Prinia
Hill Prinia
Grey-breasted Prinia
Jungle Prinia
Ashy Prinia
Plain Prinia
Oriental White-eye
Chestnut-headed Tesia
Pale-footed Bush Warbler
Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler
Aberrant Bush Warbler
Grey-sided Bush Warbler
Spotted Bush Warbler
Blyth's Reed Warbler
Booted Warbler
Common Tailorbird (Tailorbird)
Common Chiffchaff
Dusky Warbler
Tickell's Leaf Warbler
Sulphur-bellied Warbler
Buff-barred Warbler
Ashy-throated Warbler
Lemon-rumped Warbler
Yellow-browed Warbler
Hume's Warbler
Greenish Warbler
Tytler's Leaf Warbler
Western Crowned Warbler
488. Blyth's Leaf Warbler(Crowned)
Golden-spectacled Warbler
Whistlerís Warbler (Golden-spectacled)
Grey-hooded Warbler
White-throated Laughingthrush
White-crested Laughingthrush
Striated Laughingthrush
Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush
Spotted Laughingthrush
Streaked Laughingthrush
Variegated Laughingthrush
Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush
Puff-throated Babbler (Spotted Babbler)
Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler
White-browed Scimitar Babbler
Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler
Nepal Wren Babbler
Black-chinned Babbler
Tawny-bellied Babbler
Yellow-eyed Babbler
Common Babbler
Striated Babbler
Large Grey Babbler
Jungle Babbler
Silver-eared Mesia
Red-billed Leiothrix (Pekin Robin)
White-browed Shrike Babbler
Green Shrike Babbler
Chestnut-tailed Minla
White-browed Fulvetta
Rufous Sibia
Whiskered Yuhina
Stripe-throated Yuhina
Rufous-vented Yuhina
Black-chinned Yuhina
Lesser Whitethroat
Bushlark (Lark)
Indian Bushlark
Rufous-winged Bushlark
Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark
Sand Lark
Crested Lark
Eurasian Skylark
Oriental Skylark
Thick-billed Flowerpecker
Pale-billed Flowerpecker
Fire-breasted Flowerpecker
Purple Sunbird
Mrs Gould's Sunbird
Green-tailed Sunbird
Crimson Sunbird
Fire-tailed Sunbird
House Sparrow
Russet Sparrow
Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Tree Sparrow)
Chestnut-shouldered Petronia
Forest Wagtail
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail)
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail)
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail)
White-browed Wagtail
Citrine Wagtail
Citrine Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
Paddyfield Pipit (Indian Pipit)
Tawny Pipit
Blyth's Pipit
Long-billed Pipit (Brown Rock pipit)
Tree Pipit (Eurasian Tree Pipit)
Olive-backed Pipit
Rosy Pipit
Upland Pipit
Alpine Accentor
Altai Accentor
Robin Accentor
Rufous-breasted Accentor
Brown Accentor
Black-throated Accentor
Black-breasted Weaver
Baya Weaver (Baya)
Red Avadavat (Red Munia)
Indian Silverbill
White-rumped Munia (White-backed Munia,
Scaly-breasted Munia
Black-headed Munia
Fire-fronted Serin
Yellow-breasted Greenfinch
European Goldfinch
Plain Mountain Finch
Spectacled Finch
Dark-breasted Rosefinch
Common Rosefinch
Beautiful Rosefinch
Pink-browed Rosefinch
Scarlet Finch
Red Crossbill (Crossbill)
Brown Bullfinch
Red-headed Bullfinch
Black-and-yellow Grosbeak
Collared Grosbeak (Allied Grosbeak)
Spot-winged Grosbeak
Crested Bunting
Pine Bunting
Rock Bunting
Grey-necked Bunting
White-capped Bunting
Chestnut-eared Bunting
Black-headed Bunting
Red-headed Bunting
Alectoris chukar
Francolinus francolinus
Francolinus pondicerianus
Coturnix coturnix
Coturnix chinensis
Perdicula asiatica
Arborophila torqueola
Tragopan melanocephalus
Pucrasia macrolopha
Lophophorus impejanus
Gallus gallus
Lophura l hamiltonii
Catreus wallichii
Pavo cristatus
Dendrocygna javanica
Anser anser
Anser indicus
Tadorna ferruginea
Tadorna tadorna
Sarkidiornis melanotos
Nettapus coromandelianus
Anas strepera
Anas falcata
Anas penelope
Anas platyrhynchos
Anas poecilorhyncha
Anas clypeata
Anas acuta
Anas querquedula
Anas crecca
Marmaronetta angustirostris
Rhodonessa rufina
Aythya ferina
Aythya nyroca
Aythya baeri
Aythya fuligula
Aythya marila
Clangula hyemalis
Mergus merganser
Turnix sylvatica
Turnix suscitator
Jynx torquilla
Picumnus innominatus
Dendrocopos nanus
Dendrocopos canicapillus
Dendrocopos auriceps
Dendrocopos macei
Dendrocopos mahrattensis
Dendrocopos hyperythrus
Dendrocopos himalayensis
Celeus brachyurus
Picus chlorolophus
Picus flavinucha
Picus xanthopygaeus
Picus squamatus
Picus canus
Dinopium shorii
Dinopium benghalense
Chrysocolaptes lucidus
Megalaima virens
Megalaima zeylanica
Megalaima lineata
Megalaima asiatica
Megalaima haemacephala
Ocyceros birostris
Buceros bicornis
Anthracoceros albirostris
Upupa epops
Coracias benghalensis
Eurystomus orientalis
Alcedo atthis
Halcyon capensis
Halcyon smyrnensis
Megaceryle lugubris
Ceryle rudis
Nyctyornis athertoni
Merops orientalis
Merops persicus
Merops philippinus
Merops leschenaulti
Clamator jacobinus
Hierococcyx sparverioides
Hierococcyx varius
Cuculus micropterus
Cuculus canorus
Cuculus saturatus
Cuculus poliocephalus
Cacomantis sonneratii
Cacomantis passerinus
Surniculus lugubris
Eudynamys scolopacea
Phaenicophaeus tristis
Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii
Centropus sinensis
Centropus bengalensis
Psittacula eupatria
Psittacula krameri
Psittacula himalayana
Psittacula cyanocephala
Psittacula alexandri
Collocalia brevirostris
Hirundapus caudacutus
Tachymarptis melba
Apus affinis
Hemiprocne coronata
Tyto alba
Tyto capensis
Otus spilocephalus
Otus sunia
Otus bakkamoena
Bubo bubo hemachalana
Bubo bubo bengalensis
Ketupa zeylonensis
Strix aluco
Glaucidium brodiei
Glaucidium cuculoides
Glaucidium radiatum
Athene brama
Ninox scutulata
Caprimulgus indicus
Caprimulgus macrurus
Caprimulgus asiaticus
Caprimulgus affinis
Columba livia
Columba rupestris
Columba leuconota
Columba palumbus
Columba hodgsonii
Streptopelia orientalis
Streptopelia senegalensis
Streptopelia chinensis
Streptopelia tranquebarica
Streptopelia decaocto
Chalcophaps indica
Treron phoenicoptera
Treron apicauda
Treron sphenura
Rallina eurizonoides
Rallus aquaticus
Amaurornis akool
Amaurornis phoenicurus
Porzana pusilla
Porzana fusca
Porphyrio porphyrio
Gallinula chloropus
Fulica atra
Scolopax rusticola
Gallinago nemoricola
Gallinago stenura
Gallinago gallinago
Lymnocryptes minimus
Limosa limosa
Tringa erythropus
Tringa totanus
Tringa stagnatilis
Tringa nebularia
Tringa ochropus
Tringa glareola
Xenus cinereus
Actitis hypoleucos
Calidris minuta
Calidris temminckii
Philomachus pugnax
Rostratula benghalensis
Hydrophasianus chirurgus
Metopidius indicus
Burhinus oedicnemus
Esacus recurvirostris
Himantopus himantopus
Recurvirostra avosetta
Charadrius dubius
Charadrius alexandrinus
Vanellus vanellus
Vanellus malarbaricus
Vanellus duvaucelii
Vanellus cinereus
Vanellus indicus
Glareola lactea
Rynchops albicollis
Larus cachinnans
Larus ichthyaetus
Larus brunnicephalus
Larus ridibundus
Sterna caspia
Sterna aurantia
Sterna albifrons
Sterna acuticauda
Chlidonias hybridus
Pandion haliaetus
Pernis ptilorhyncus
Elanus caeruleus
Milvus migrans
Haliastur indus
Haliaeetus leucoryphus
Ichthyophaga humilis
Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus
Gypaetus barbatus
Neophron percnopterus
Gyps bengalensis
Gyps indicus
Gyps himalayensis
Gyps fulvus
Aegypius monachus
Sarcogyps calvus
Circaetus gallicus
Spilornis cheela
Circus cyaneus
Circus macrourus
Circus melanoleucos
Circus pygargus
Accipiter trivirgatus
Accipiter badius
Accipiter virgatus
Accipiter nisus
Accipiter gentilis
Butastur teesa
Buteo buteo
Buteo rufinus
Ictinaetus malayensis
Aquila hastata
Aquila clanga
Aquila rapax
Aquila nipalensis
Aquila heliaca
Aquila chrysaetos
Hieraaetus fasciatus
Hieraaetus pennatus
Hieraaetus kienerii
Spizaetus cirrhatus
Spizaetus nipalensis
Falco tinnunculus
Falco chicquera
Falco subbuteo
Falco severus
Falco jugger
Falco cherrug
Falco peregrinus
Tachybaptus ruficollis
Podiceps grisgena
Podiceps cristatus
Podiceps nigricollis
Anhinga melanogaster
Phalacrocorax niger
Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
Phalacrocorax carbo
Egretta garzetta
Ardea cinerea
Ardea purpurea
Casmerodius albus
Mesophoyx intermedia
Bubulcus ibis
Ardeola grayii
Butorides striatus
Nycticorax nycticorax
Xobrychus minutus
Xobrychus sinensis
Xobrychus cinnamomeus
Dupetor flavicollis
Threskiornis melanocephalus
Pseudibis papillosa
Platalea leucorodia
Pelecanus onocrotalus
Mycteria leucocephala
Anastomus oscitans
Ciconia nigra
Ciconia episcopus
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Pitta sordida
Pitta brachyura
Psarisomus dalhousiae
Chloropsis aurifrons
Chloropsis hardwickii
Lanius isabellinus
Lanius cristatus
Lanius vittatus
Lanius schach
Lanius tephronotus
Lanius excubitor
Lanius meridionalis
Garrulus glandarius
Garrulus lanceolatus
Urocissa flavirostris
Urocissa erythrorhyncha
Cissa chinensis
Dendrocitta vagabunda
Dendrocitta formosae
Nucifraga caryocatactes
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
PyrrhocoraX graculus
Corvus splendens
Corvus macrorhynchos
Artamus fuscus
Oriolus oriolus
Oriolus xanthornus
Oriolus traillii
Coracina macei
Coracina striata
Coracina melaschistos
Coracina melenoptera
Pericrocotus roseus
Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Pericrocotus ethologus
Pericrocotus flammeus
Hemipus picatus
Rhipidura hypoxantha
Rhipidura albicollis
Rhipidura aureola
Dicrurus macrocercus
Dicrurus leucophaeus
Dicrurus caerulescens
Dicrurus aeneus
Dicrurus remifer
Dicrurus hottentottus
Hypothymis azurea
Terpsiphone paradisi
Aegithina tiphia
Tephrodornis pondicerianus
Cinclus pallasii
Monticola cinclorhynchus
Monticola rufiventris
Monticola solitarius
Myophonus caeruleus
Zoothera citrina cyanotus
Zoothera mollissima
Zoothera dixoni
Zoothera dauma
Zoothera monticola
Turdus unicolor
Turdus albocinctus
Turdus boulboul
Turdus merula
Turdus rubrocanus
Turdus ruficollis
Turdus viscivorus
Muscicapa striata
Muscicapa sibirica
Muscicapa dauurica
Muscicapa ruficauda
Ficedula strophiata
Ficedula parva
Ficedula hyperythra
Ficedula westermanni
Ficedula superciliaris
Ficedula tricolor
Eumyias thalassina
Niltava macgrigoriae
Niltava sundara
Cyornis rubeculoides
Cyornis banyumas
Cyornis tickelliae
Culicicapa ceylonensis
Luscinia calliope Rubythroat
Luscinia pectoralis
Luscinia svecica
Luscinia brunnea
Tarsiger cyanurus
Tarsiger chrysaeus
Tarsiger indicus
Copsychus saularis
Copsychus malabaricus
Saxicoloides fulicata
Phoenicurus coeruleocephalu
Phoenicurus ochruros
Phoenicurus frontalis
Chaimarrornis leucocephalus
Rhyacornis fuliginosus
Hodgsonius phoenicuroides
Cinclidium frontale
Enicurus scouleri
Enicurus immaculatus
Enicurus schistaceus
Enicurus maculatus
Saxicola torquata
Saxicola caprata
Saxicola ferrea
Oenanthe picata pictata
Oenanthe xanthoprymna
Oenanthe deserti
Oenanthe isabellina
Cercomela fusca
Saroglossa spiloptera
Sturnus malabaricus
Sturnus pagodarum
Sturnus roseus
Sturnus vulgaris
Sturnus contra
Acridotheres tristis
Acridotheres ginginianus
Acridotheres fuscus
Sitta castanea
Sitta himalayensis
Sitta frontalis
Tichodroma muraria
Certhia familiaris
Certhia himalayana
Certhia nipalensis
Troglodytes troglodytes
Cephalopyrus flammiceps
Parus rufonuchalis
Parus melanolophus
Parus dichrous
Parus major
Parus monticolus
Parus xanthogenys
Parus spilonotus
Sylviparus modestus
Aegithalos concinnus
Aegithalos niveogularis
Riparia diluta
Riparia riparia
Riparia paludicola
Hirundo concolor
Hirundo rustica
Hirundo smithii
Hirundo daurica
Hirundo striolata
Hirundo fulvicola
Delichon urbica
Delichon dasypus
Regulus regulus
Pycnonotus m flaviventris
Pycnonotus jocosus
Pycnonotus leucotis
Pycnonotus leucogeny
Pycnonotus cafer
Hypsipetes mcclellandii
Hypsipetes leucocephalus
Cisticola juncidis
Prinia criniger
Prinia atrogularis
Prinia hodgsonii
Prinia sylvatica
Prinia socialis
Prinia inornata
Zosterops palpebrosus
Tesia castaneocoronata
Cettia pallidipes
Cettia fortipes
Cettia flavolivacea
Cettia brunnifrons
Bradypterus thoracicus
Acrocephalus dumetorum
Hippolais caligata
Orthotomus sutorius
Phylloscopus collybita
Phylloscopus fuscatus
Phylloscopus affinis
Phylloscopus griseolus
Phylloscopus pulcher
Phylloscopus maculipennis
Phylloscopus chloronotus
Phylloscopus inornatus
Phylloscopus humei
Phylloscopus trochiloides
Phylloscopus tytleri
Phylloscopus occipitalis
Phylloscopus reguloides
Seicercus burkii
Seicercus whistleri
Seicercus xanthoschistos
Garrulax albogularis
Garrulax leucolophus
Garrulax striatus
Garrulax rufogularis
Garrulax ocellatus
Garrulax lineatus
Garrulax variegatus
Garrulax erythrocephalus
Pellorneum ruficeps
Pomatorhinus erythrogenys
Pomatorhinus schisticeps
Pnoepyga albiventer
Pnoepyga immaculata
Stachyris pyrrhops
Dumetia hyperythra
Chrysomma sinense
Turdoides caudatus
Turdoides earlei
Turdoides malcolmi
Turdoides striatus
Leiothrix argentauris
Leiothrix lutea
Pteruthius flaviscapis
Pteruthius xanthochlorus
Minla strigula
Alcippe vinipectus
Heterophasia capistrata
Yuhina flavicollis
Yuhina gularis
Yuhina occipitalis
Yuhina nigrimenta
Sylvia curruca blythi
Mirafra cantillans
Mirafra erythroptera
Mirafra affinis
EremopteriX grisea
Calandrella raytal
Galerida cristata
Alauda arvensis
Alauda gulgula
Dicaeum agile
Dicaeum erythrorynchos
Dicaeum ignipectus
Nectarinia asiatica
Aethopyga gouldiae
Aethopyga nipalensis
Aethopyga siparaja
Aethopyga ignicauda
Passer domesticus
Passer rutilans
Passer montanus
Petronia xanthocollis
Dendronanthus indicus
Motacilla alba personata
Motacilla alba alboides
Motacilla alba dukhunensis
Motacilla maderaspatensis
Motacilla citreola citreola
Motacilla citreola calcarata
Motacilla flava beema
Motacilla cinerea
Anthus rufulus
Anthus campestris
Anthus godlewskii
Anthus similis
Anthus trivialis
Anthus hodgsoni
Anthus roseatus
Anthus sylvanus
Prunella collaris
Prunella himalayana
Prunella rubeculoides
Prunella strophiata
Prunella fulvescens
Prunella atrogularis
Ploceus benghalensis
Ploceus philippinus
Amandava amandava
Lonchura malabarica
Lonchura striata
Lonchura punctulata
Lonchura malacca
Serinus pusillus
Carduelis spinoides
Carduelis carduelis
Leucosticte nemoricola
Callacanthis burtoni
Carpodacus nipalensis
Carpodacus erythrinus
Carpodacus pulcherrimus
Carpodacus rodochrous
Haematospiza sipahi
Loxia curvirostra
Pyrrhula nipalensis
Pyrrhula erythrocephala
Mycerobas icterioides
Mycerobas affinis
Mycerobas melanozanthos
Melophus lathami
Emberiza leucocephalos
Emberiza cia
Emberiza buchanani
Emberiza stewarti
Emberiza fucata
Emberiza melanocephala
Emberiza bruniceps


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