birds

Palaeognathae

Struthioniformes

Rheiformes

Tinamiformes

Tinamidae (tinamous)

Great Tinamou (Tinamus major)

Casuariiformes

Apterygiformes

Neognathae

Anseriformes

Anatidae (ducks, geese, swans)

Spot-billed Duck (Anas poecilorhyncha)

Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)

Common Eider (Somateria mollissima)

Galliformes

Cracidae (chachalacas, guans, curassows)

Grey-headed Chachalaca (Ortalis cinereiceps)

Numididae (guineafowl)

Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris)

Phasianidae (pheasants, partridges, junglefowl, chickens)

Grey Junglefowl (Gallus sonneratii)

Double-spurred Francolin (Pternistis bicalcaratus)

Podicipediformes

Podicipedidae (grebes)

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

Phoenicopteriformes

Mesitornithiformes

Pterocliformes

Pteroclididae (sandgrouse)

Double-banded Sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus)

Columbiformes

Phaethontiformes

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Aegotheliformes

Cuculiformes

Cuculidae (cuckoos)

Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani)

Opisthocomiformes

Musophagiformes

Musophagidae (turacos)

Grey Lourie (Corythaixoides concolor)

Gruiformes

Gruidae (cranes)

Common Crane (Grus grus)

Otididae (bustards)

Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori)

Rüppel’s Korhaan (Eupodotis rueppellii)

Denham’s Bustard (Neotis denhami)

Ludwig’s Bustard (Neotis ludwigii)

Rallidae (rails)

Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)

Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)

Gaviiformes

Sphenisciformes

Procellariiformes

Ciconiiformes

Ciconiidae (storks)

Asian Openbill (Anastomus oscitans)

White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)

Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala)

Pelecaniformes

Ardeidae (herons)

Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii)

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)

Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea)

Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)

Pelecanidae (pelicans)

Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)

Threskiornithidae (ibises, spoonbills)

Red-naped Ibis (Pseudibis papillosa)

Black-headed Ibis (Threskiornis melanocephalus)

Suliformes

Anhingidae (darters)

Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster)

Sulidae (gannets, boobies)

Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus)

 Charadriiformes

Alcidae (auks)

Common Murre (Uria aalge)

Charadriidae (plovers, dotterels, lapwings)

Crowned Plover (Vanellus coronatus)

Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)

Glareolidae (pratincoles, coursers)

Double-banded Courser (Rhinoptilus africanus)

Haematopodidae (oystercatchers)

Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)

Laridae (seagulls)

Brown-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus)

Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)

Pluvianidae (Egyptian Plover)

Egyptian Plover (Pluvianus aegyptius)

Recurvirostridae (avocets, stilts)

Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

Scolopacidae (sandpipers)

Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)

Sanderling (Calidris alba)

Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)

Sternidae (terns)

Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)

Little Tern (Sternula albifrons)

Accipitriformes

Accipitridae (hawks, eagles, kites, harriers, …)

Common Black-Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus)

White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus)

White-tailed Eagle (Haliaaetus albicilla)

Pale Chanting Goshawk (Melierax canorus)

Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus)

Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis)

Sagittariidae (Secretarybird)

Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius)

Strigiformes

Strigidae (true owls)

Spotted Owlet (Athene brama)

Indian Eagle Owl (Bubo bengalensis)

Coliiformes

Trogoniformes

Trogonidae (trogons, quetzals)

White-tailed Trogon (Trogon chionurus)

Coraciiformes

Cerylidae (water kingfishers)

Crested Kingfisher (Megaceryle lugubris)

Coraciidae (rollers)

Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus)

Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudatus)

Purple Roller (Coracias naevia)

Halcyonidae (tree kingfishers)

White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis)

Meropidae (bee-eaters)

Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis)

Momotidae (motmots)

Rufous Motmot (Baryphthengus martii)

Bucerotiformes

Bucerotidae (hornbills)

Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas)

African Grey Hornbill (Tockus nasutus)

Upupidae (hoopoes)

African Hoopoe (Upupa africana)

Leptosomatiformes

Piciformes

Falconiformes

Falconidae (falcons, caracaras)

Amur Falcon (Falco amurensis)

Yellow-headed Caracara (Milvago chimachima)

Cariamiformes

Psittaciformes (parrots)

Psittacidae

Mealy Parrot (Amazona farinosa)

Psittaculidae

Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri)

Passeriformes

Alaudidae (larks)

Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis)

Bombycillidae (waxwings)

Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)

Cinclidae (dippers)

White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus)

Corvidae (crows, ravens, rooks, jackdaws, jays, magpies, …)

Indian Jungle Crow (Corvus culminatus)

Steller’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri)

Azure-winged Magpie (Cyanopica cyanus)

Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)

Red-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax)

Fringillidae (true finches)

European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)

European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)

Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes)

Thick-billed Euphonia (Euphonia laniirostris)

Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

Furnariidae (ovenbirds, woodcreepers)

Straight-billed Woodcreeper (Dendroplex picus)

Hirundinidae (swallows, martins)

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Icteridae

Yellow-backed Oriole (Icterus chrysater)

Laniidae (shrikes)

Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)

Southern Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis)

Leiothrichidae (laughingthrushes)

Red-billed Leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea)

Common Babbler (Turdoides caudata)

Malaconotidae (bushshrikes)

Crimson-breasted Shrike (Laniarius atrococcineus)

Muscicapidae (Old World flycatchers)

European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

Indian Robin (Saxicoloides fulicatus)

Panuridae (Bearded Reedling)

Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus)

Paridae (tits, chickadees, titmice)

Eurasian Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)

Yellow-breasted Tit (Cyanistes cyanus flavipectus)

Marsh Tit (Poecile palustris)

Hume’s Groundpecker (Pseudopodoces humilis)

Passeridae (sparrows)

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)

Sociable Weaver (Philetairus socius)

Prunellidae (accentors)

Dunnock (Prunella modularis)

Pycnonotidae (bulbuls)

White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis)

Regulidae (kinglets or crests)

Goldcrest (Regulus regulus)

Sittidae (nuthatches)

Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea)

Sturnidae (starlings)

Bank Myna (Acridotheres ginginianus)

Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis)

Pale-winged Starling (Onychognathus nabouroup)

Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

Sylviidae

Vinous-throated Parrotbill (Sinosuthora webbiana)

Eurasian Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)

Thamnophilidae (antbirds)

Barred Antshrike (Thamnophilus doliatus)

Thraupidae (tanagers)

Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus)

Crimson-backed Tanager (Ramphocelus dimidiatus)

Saffron Finch (Sicalis flaveola)

Variable Seedeater (Sporophila corvina)

Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers)

Masked Water Tyrant (Fluvicola nengeta)

Lesser Kiskadee (Pitangus lictor)

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)

Viduidae (indigobirds, whydahs)

Shaft-tailed Whydah (Vidua regia)

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