Birds of Konkan

Sr.Num.

Common name

Scientific name

Family: Podicipedidae

1 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis

Family: Phalacrocoracide

2 Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
3 Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger
4 Darter Anhinga melanogaster

Family: Ardeidae

5 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
6 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
7 Little Heron Butorides striatus
8 Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii
9 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
10 Great Egret Casmerodius albus
11 Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia
12 Little Egret Egretta garzetta
13 Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis
14 Black-Crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
15 Malayan Night Heron Gorsachius melonolophus
16 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
17 Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
18 Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis
19 Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris

Family: Ciconidae

20 Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala
21 Asian Openbill Anastomus oscilans
22 Woolly Necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
23 White Stork Ciconia ciconia
24 Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana
25 Black-Necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Family: Threskiornithidae

26 Wlack-Headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus
27 Black Ibis Pseudibis papillosa
28 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
29 Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia

Family: Phoenicopteridae

30 Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
31 Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor

Family: Anatidae

32 Bar-Headed Goose Anser indicus
33 Lesser Whistling Duck Dendrocygna javanica
34 Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
35 Northern Pintail Anas acuta
36 Common Teal Anas crecca
37 Spot-Billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha
38 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
39 Gadwall Anas strepera
40 Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
41 Garganey Anas querquedula
42 Northern Shoveller Anas clypeata
43 Common Pochard Aythya ferina
44 Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca
45 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
46 Cotton Pygmy-Goose Nettapus coromandelianus
47 Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos

Family: Accipitridae

48 Black Shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus
49 Oriental Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus
50 Black Kite Milvus migrans
51 Large Indian Kite Milvus migrans lineatus
52 Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
53 Shikra Accipiter badius
54 Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus
55 Eurasian Sparrow-Hawk Accipiter nisus
56 Besra Accipiter virgatus
57 White-Eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa
58 Changeble Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus
59 Bonelli's Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus
60 Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
61 Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
62 Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
63 Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga
64 Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina
65 Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis
66 White-Bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
67 Pallas's Fish Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus
68 Grey-Headed Fish Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus
69 Red-Headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus
70 Long-Billed Vulture Gyps indicus
71 White-Rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis
72 Hen-Harrier Circus cyaneus
73 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus
74 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
75 Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
76 Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
77 Short-Toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus
78 Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela
79 Osprey Pandion haliaetus
80 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
81 Shaheen Falcon Falco peregrinus peregrinator
82 Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
83 Redlegged Falcon Falco vespertinus
84 Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus

Family: Phasianidae

85 Painted Francolin Francolinus pictus
86 Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus
87 Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
88 Rain Quail Coturnix coromandelica
89 Jungle Bush Quail Perdicula asiatica
90 Rock Bush Quail Perdicula argoondah
91 Painted Bush Quail Perdicula erythrorhyncha
92 Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea
93 Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
94 Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus

Family: Turnicidae

95 Barred Button Quail Turnix suscitator

Family: Rallidae

96 Slaty-Breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus
97 Slaty-Legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides
98 Ruddy-Breasted Crake Porzana fusca
99 White-Breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
100 Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
101 Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
102 Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
103 Common Coot Fulcia atra

Family: Jacanidae

104 Pheasant-Tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus
105 Bronze-Winged Jacana Metopidius indicus

Family: Rostrstulidae

106 Greater Painted Snipe Rostratula benghalensis

Family: Recurvirostridae

107 Black-Winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
108 Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta

Family: Glareolidae

109 Crab Plover Dromas ardeola
110 Small Pratincole Glareola lactea

Family: Charadridae

111 Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
112 White-Tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus
113 Red-Wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus
114 Yellow-Wattled Lapwing Vanellus malabaricus
115 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
116 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva
117 Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii
118 Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus
119 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
120 Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
121 Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus

Family: Scolopacidae

122 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
123 Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
124 Black-Tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
125 Bar-Tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
126 Common Redshank Tringa totanus
127 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
128 Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
129 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
130 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
131 Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
132 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
133 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
134 Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus
135 Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
136 Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
137 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minima
138 Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris
139 Sanderling Calidris alba
140 Little Stint Calidris minuta
141 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
142 Sharp-Tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
143 Dunlin Calidris alpina
144 Curlew-Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
145 Broad-Billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
146 Ruff Philomachus pugnax

Family: Laridae

147 Yellow-Legged Gull Larus cachinnans
148 Lesser Blackbacked Gull Larus fuscus
149 Pallas`S Gull Larus ichtyaetus
150 Brown-Headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus
151 Black-Headed Gull Larus ridibundus
152 Slender-Billed Gull Larus genei
153 Little Gull Larus minutus
154 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus
155 Gull-Billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
156 Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
157 River Tern Sterna aurantia
158 Common Tern Sterna hirundo
159 Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus
160 Little Tern Sterna albifrons
161 Saunders`S Tern Sterna saundersi
162 Great Crested Tern Sterna bergii
163 Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis
164 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis

Family: Columbidae

165 Pompadour Green Pigeon Treron pompadora
166 Yellow-Footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera
167 Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea
168 Mountain Imperial Pigeon Ducula badia
169 Blue Rock Pigeon Columba livia
170 Nilgiri Wood Pigeon Columba elphinstonii
171 Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
172 Red Collared Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
173 Spotted Dove Stretopelia chinensis
174 Little Brown Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
175 Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica

Family: Psittacidae

176 Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
177 Rose-Ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
178 Plum-Headed Parakeet psittacula cyanocephala
179 Blue-Winged Parakeet Pisttacula columboides
180 Indian Hanging Parrot Loriculus vernalis

Family: Cuculidae

181 Pied Crested Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
182 Common Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius
183 Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
184 Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
185 Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii
186 Indian Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus
187 Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris
188 Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea
189 Small Green-Billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus vridirostris
190 Sirkeer Malkoha Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii
191 Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis
192 Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis

Family: Tytonidae

193 Barn Owl Tyto alba
194 Grass Owl Tyto capensis

Family: Strigidae

195 Collared Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena
196 Eurasian Horned Owl Bubo bubo
197 Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis
198 Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum
199 Asian Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides
200 Spotted Owlet Athene brama
201 Mottled Wood Owl Strix ocellata

Family: Caprimulgidae

202 Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus
203 Large-Tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus
204 Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus
205 Franklin`S Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis

Family: Apodidae

206 Indian Edible-Nest Swiftlet Collocalia unicolor
207 Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
208 Common Swift Apus apus
209 House Swift Apus affinis
210 Asian Palm Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis
211 Crested Tree Swift Hemiprocne coronata

Family: Alcedinidae

212 Lesser Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
213 Small Blue Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
214 Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx erithacus
215 Stork-Billed Kingfisher Halcyon capensis
216 White-Breasted Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
217 Black-Capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
218 Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris

Family: Meropidae

219 Chestnut-Headed Bee-Eater Merops leschenaulti
220 Blue-Cheeked Bee-Eater Merops persicus
221 Blue-Tailed Bee-Eater Merops philippinus
222 Small Bee-Eater Merops orientalis

Family: Coraciidae

223 European Roller Coracias garrulus
224 Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis

Family: Upupidae

225 Common Hoopoe Upupa epops

Family: Bucerotidae

226 Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris
227 Malabar Grey Hornbill Ocycreros griseus
228 Malabar Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros coronatus
229 Great Pied Hornbill Buceros bicornis

Family: Megalaimidae

230 Brown-Headed Barbet Megalaima zeylanica
231 White-Cheeked Barbet Megalaima viridis
232 Coppersmith Megalaima haemacephala

Family: Picidae

233 Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus
234 Lesser Golden Backed Woodpecker Dinopium benghalense
235 Common Goldenbacked Woodpecker Dinopium javanense
236 Great Black Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis
237 Yellow-Fronted Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis
238 Brown-Capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos nanus
239 Heart-Spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente
240 Black-Shouldered Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes festivus

Family: Pittidae

241 Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura

Family: Alaudidae

242 Singing Bush Lark Mirafra cantillans
243 Ashy-Crowned Sparrow Lark Eremopterix grisea
244 Rufous-Tailed Finch-Lark Ammomanes phoenicurus
245 Greater Short-Toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
246 Crested Lark Galerida cristata
247 Sykes's Crested Lark Galerida deva
248 Eastern Skylark Alauda gulgula

Family: Hirundinidae

249 Dusky Crag Martin Hirundo concolor
250 Common Swallow Hirundo rustica
251 House Swallow Hirundo tahitica
252 Wire-Tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
253 Streak-Throated Swallow Hirundo fluvicola
254 Redrumped Swallow Hirundo daurica

Family: Lanidae

255 Southern-Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis
256 Bay-Backed Shrike Lanius vittatus
257 Rufous-Backed Shrike Lanius schach

Family: Corvidae

258 Eurasian-Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
259 Black-Naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
260 Black-Headed Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
261 Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
262 Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leuncophaeus
263 Whitebellied Drongo Dicrurus caerulescens
264 Spangled Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
265 Greater Racket-Tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
266 Ashy Wood Swallow Artamus fuscus
267 Tree Pie Dendrocitta vagabunda
268 House Crow Corvus splendens
269 Large-Bellied Crow Corvus macrorhynchos
270 Bar-Winged Flycatcher-Shrike Hemipus picatus
271 Large Wood Shrike Tephrodornis gularis
272 Common Wood Shrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus
273 Large Cuckoo-Shrike Coracina macei
274 Black-Headed Cuckoo-Shrike Coracina melanoptera
275 Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus
276 Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
277 Common Iora Aegithina tiphia
278 Marshall`S Iora Aegithina nigrolutea
279 Golden-Fronted Leaf Bird Chloropsis aurifrons
280 Blue-Winged Leaf Bird Chloropsis cochinchinensis
281 Asian Fairy Bluebird Irena puella
282 Red-Throated Flycatcher Ficedula parva
283 Ultramarine Blue Flycatcher Ficedula superciliaris
284 White-Bellied Blue Flycatcher Cyornis pallipes
285 Blue-Throated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides
286 Tickell's Blue Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae
287 Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina
288 Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudata
289 Grey-Headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis
290 White-Browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola
291 White-Throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis
292 Asian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
293 Black-Naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea

Family: Sturnidae

294 Chestnut-Tailed Starling Sturnus malabaricus
295 Brahminy Starling Sturnus pagodarum
296 Rosy Starling Sturnus roseus
297 Asian Pied Myna Sturnus contra
298 Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
299 Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus
300 Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus

Family: Pycnonotidae

301 Red-Whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
302 Himalayan Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys
304 Red-Vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer
305 Yellow-Browed Bulbul Lole indicus
306 Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus

Family: Silvidae

307 Puff-Throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps
308 Indian Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus horsfieldii
309 Yellow-Eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense
310 Common Babbler Turdoides caudatus
311 Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus
312 White-Headed Babbler Turdoides affinis
313 Quaker Tit Babbler Alcippe poioicephala
314 Bright-Headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis
315 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
316 Franklin`S Prinia Pirinia hodgsonii
317 Gracefull Prinia Prinia gracilis
318 Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
319 Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis
320 Common Tailor Bird Orthotomus sutorius
321 Indian Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
322 Eurasian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
323 Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
324 Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
325 Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata
326 Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis
327 Whitethroat Sylvia communis
328 Greater Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
329 Large-Billed Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris
330 Greenish Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides

Family: Muscicapidae

331 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
332 Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis
333 White-Rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus
334 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
335 Common Stone Chat Saxicola torquata
336 Pied Bush Chat Saxicola caprata
337 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
338 Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
339 Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata
340 Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicata
341 Blue-Headed Rock Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus
342 Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius
343 Malabar Whistling Thrush Myiophonus horsfieldii
344 Orange-Headed Ground Thrush Zoothera citrina citrina
345 Whitethroated Ground Thrush Zoothera citrina cyanotus
346 Eurasian Black Bird Turdus merula

Family: Paridae

347 Great Tit Parus major
348 Black-Lored Tit Parus xanthogenys

Family: Passeridae

349 Oriental Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
350 Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus
351 Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
352 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
353 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
354 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
355 White Wagtail Motacilla alba
356 Large Pied Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis
357 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
358 Yellow Throated Sparrow Petronia xanthocollis
359 Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus
360 Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar
361 Red Munia Amandava amandava
362 White Throated Munia Lonchura malabarica
363 White-Rumped Munia Lonchura striata
364 Spotted Munia Lonchura punctulata
365 Black-Headed Munia Lonchura malacca

Family: Nectarinidae

366 Thick-Billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile
367 Pale-Billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorynchos
368 Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor
369 Fire-Breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectus
370 Purple-Rumped Sunbird Nectarinia zeylonica
371 Crimson-Backed Sunbird Nectarinia minima
372 Loten`S Sunbird Nectarinia lotenia
373 Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica
374 Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
375 Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra

Family: Zosteropidae

376 Oriental White Eye Zosterops palpebrosus

Family: Fringillidae

377 Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
378 Black-Headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala
379 Crested Bunting Melophus lathami
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