Birds of Sri Lanka

Birding in Sri Lanka

For the nature lovers, Bird watching in Sri Lanka is a must. There are many places in Sri Lanka where you can go for bird watching. There are many places in Sri Lanka where you can go for bird watching. 

Kumana is one such great place. It is situated in east Coast, Bundala, Kalamatiya are is in the southern coast. Sinharaja Rain Forest, Udawatta Kele, Horton Plains, Bellanwila, Muthurajawela, Minneriya, Kitulgala, Minipe, Yala and Udawalawe National Parks are other important Bird watching locations in Sri Lanka.

The Birds

Sinharaja world heritage site spreads over wide elevation range (300m – 1100m). It is rich in bird life with an impressive 147 species recorded to date. It is also the only location where 21 out of 26 bird species endemic to Sri Lanka may be viewed. 

The Rainforest Ecolodge is ideally located at the 1025m elevation having both lowland and the highland species present in Sinharaja in its vicinity. A few endemic and other species thought to be confined to the hill zone i.e. the Sri Lanka White-eye (Zosterops ceylonensis), the Scaly Thrush (Zoothera dauma), the Wood Pigeon (Columba torrigtoni), the Dusky Blue Flycatcher (Muscicapa Sordid) and the Yellow-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus penicillatus), have also been sighted at this area.

The Full List of Birds in Sri Lanka

ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae 
Fulvous Whistling DuckDendrocygna bicolor
Lesser Whistling DuckDendrocygna javanica
Greylag GooseAnser anser
Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferruginea
Marbled TealMarmaronetta angustirostris
Red-crested PochardNetta rufina
Common PochardAythya ferina
Tufted DuckAythya fuligula
GarganeySpatula querquedula
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
GadwallMareca strepera
Eurasian WigeonMareca penelope
Indian Spot-billed DuckAnas poecilorhyncha
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Common TealAnas crecca
Comb DuckSarkidiornis melanotos
Asian Pygmy GooseNettapus coromandelianus
  
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae 
Indian PeafowlPavo cristatus
Common QuailCoturnix coturnix
Rain QuailCoturnix coromandelica
Blue-breasted QuailSynoicus chinensis
Jungle Bush QuailPerdicula asiatica
Painted FrancolinFrancolinus pictus
Grey FrancolinFrancolinus pondicerianus
Sri Lanka JunglefowlGallus lafayettii
Sri Lanka SpurfowlGalloperdix bicalcarata
  
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae 
Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseus
Lesser FlamingoPhoeniconaias minor
  
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae 
Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis
  
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae 
Rock DoveColumba livia
Sri Lanka PigeonColumba torringtoniae
Pale-capped PigeonColumba punicea
Oriental Turtle DoveStreptopelia orientalis
Eurasian Collared DoveStreptopelia decaocto
Red Collared DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
Spotted-necked DoveStreptopelia chinensis
Orange-breasted Green PigeonTreron bicinctus
Pompadour Green PigeonTreron pompadora
Yellow-legged Green PigeonTreron phoenicopterus
Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
Green Imperial PigeonDucula aenea
  
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae 
Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereus
White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus
  
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae 
Sri Lankan FrogmouthBatrachostomus moniliger
  
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae 
Great Eared NightjarLyncornis macrotis
Grey NightjarCaprimulgus indicus
Jerdon’s NightjarCaprimulgus atripennis
Indian NightjarCaprimulgus asiaticus
  
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae 
Crested TreeswiftHemiprocne coronata
White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutus
Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
Indian SwiftletAerodramus unicolor
Asian Palm SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis
Alpine SwiftTachymarptis melba
Dark-rumped SwiftApus acuticauda
Fork-tailed SwiftApus pacificus
Little SwiftApus affinis
Pallid SwiftApus pallidus
  
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae 
Green-billed CoucalCentropus chlororhynchos
Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
Sirkeer MalkohaTaccocua leschenaultii
Red-faced MalkohaPhaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus
Blue-faced MalkohaPhaenicophaeus viridirostris
Jacobin CuckooClamator jacobinus
Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandus
Common KoelEudynamys scolopaceus
Asian Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx maculatus
Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii
Grey-bellied CuckooCacomantis passerinus
Drongo CuckooSurniculus lugubris
Common Hawk CuckooHierococcyx varius
Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus
Common CuckooCuculus canorus
Lesser CuckooCuculus poliocephalus
  
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae 
Slaty-legged CrakeRallina eurizonoides
Western Water RailRallus aquaticus
Eastern Water RailRallus indicus
Slaty-breasted RailLewinia striata
CorncrakeCrex crex
Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca
Baillon’s CrakeZapornia pusilla
White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
WatercockGallicrex cinerea
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrio
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Common CootFulica atra
  
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Oceanitidae 
Wilson’s Storm-petrelOceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-petrelPelagodroma marina
Black-bellied Storm-petrelFregetta tropica
  
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae 
Swinhoe’s Storm-petrelHydrobates monorhis
  
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae 
Cape PetrelDaption capense
Barau’s PetrelPterodroma baraui
Soft-plumaged PetrelPterodroma mollis
White-headed PetrelPterodroma lessonii
Wedge-tailed ShearwaterArdenna pacifica
Short-tailed ShearwaterArdenna tenuirostris
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna grisea
Flesh-footed ShearwaterArdenna carneipes
Streaked ShearwaterCalonectris leucomelas
Tropical ShearwaterPuffinus bailloni
Bulwer’s PetrelBulweria bulwerii
Jouanin’s PetrelBulweria fallax
  
PELECANIFORMES: Ciconiidae 
Lesser AdjutantLeptoptilos javanicus
Painted StorkMycteria leucocephala
Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitans
Black StorkCiconia nigra
Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus
European White StorkCiconia ciconia
Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticus
  
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae 
Great White PelicanPelecanus onocrotalus
Spot-billed PelicanPelecanus philippensis
Dalmatian PelicanPelecanus crispus
  
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae 
Eurasian BitternBotaurus stellaris
Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis
Schrenck’s BitternIxobrychus eurhythmus
Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
Malaysian Night HeronGorsachius melanolophus
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Striated HeronButorides striata
Indian Pond HeronArdeola grayii
Chinese Pond HeronArdeola bacchus
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Goliath HeronArdea goliath
Purple HeronArdea purpurea
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Western Reef EgretEgretta gularis
  
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae 
Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalus
Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
  
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae 
Lesser FrigatebirdFregata ariel
Great FrigatebirdFregata minor
Christmas Island FrigatebirdFregata andrewsi
  
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae 
Red-footed BoobySula sula
Brown BoobySula leucogaster
Masked BoobySula dactylatra
  
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae 
Little CormorantMicrocarbo niger
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Indian CormorantPhalacrocorax fuscicollis
  
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae 
Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogaster
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae 
Eurasian Thick-kneeBurhinus oedicnemus
Great Thick-kneeEsacus recurvirostris
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae 
Eurasian OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegus
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae 
Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosetta
Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae 
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Long-billed PloverCharadrius placidus
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Caspian PloverCharadrius asiaticus
Oriental PloverCharadrius veredus
Yellow-wattled LapwingVanellus malabaricus
Grey-headed LapwingVanellus cinereus
Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus
Sociable LapwingVanellus gregarius
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae 
Greater Painted-snipeRostratula benghalensis
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae 
Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae 
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Little CurlewNumenius minutus
Slender-billed CurlewNumenius tenuirostris
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostris
Red KnotCalidris canutus
RuffCalidris pugnax
Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellus
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
Temminck’s StintCalidris temminckii
Long-toed StintCalidris subminuta
Spoon-billed SandpiperCalidris pygmaea
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Little StintCalidris minuta
White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollis
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Asian DowitcherLimnodromus semipalmatus
Eurasian WoodcockScolopax rusticola
Wood SnipeGallinago nemoricola
Pintail SnipeGallinago stenura
Swinhoe’s SnipeGallinago megala
Great SnipeGallinago media
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimus
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Nordmann’s GreenshankTringa guttifer
Wilson’s PhalaropeSteganopus tricolor
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Grey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae 
Common ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticus
Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae 
Crab-ploverDromas ardeola
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae 
Indian CourserCursorius coromandelicus
Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincola
Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum
Little PratincoleGlareola lactea
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae 
Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticus
Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinus
South Polar SkuaStercorarius maccormicki
Brown SkuaStercorarius antarcticus
  
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae 
Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Lesser NoddyAnous tenuirostris
Black NoddyAnous minutus
Slender-billed GullChroicocephalus genei
Brown-headed GullChroicocephalus brunnicephalus
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Sooty GullIchthyaetus hemprichii
Pallas’s GullIchthyaetus ichthyaetus
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
American Herring GullLarus smithsonianus
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Little TernSternula albifrons
Saunders’s TernSternula saundersi
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus
Black TernChlidonias niger
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
Common TernSterna hirundo
White-cheeked TernSterna repressa
Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
Greater Crested TernThalasseus bergii
  
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae 
OspreyPandion haliaetus
  
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae 
Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
Oriental Honey BuzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
Jerdon’s BazaAviceda jerdoni
Black BazaAviceda leuphotes
Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterus
Crested Serpent EagleSpilornis cheela
Mountain Hawk EagleNisaetus nipalensis
Changeable Hawk EagleNisaetus cirrhatus
Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kienerii
Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis
Greater Spotted EagleClanga clanga
Bonelli’s EagleAquila fasciata
Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatus
Western Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosus
Pallid HarrierCircus macrourus
Pied HarrierCircus melanoleucos
Montagu’s HarrierCircus pygargus
Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
ShikraAccipiter badius
BesraAccipiter virgatus
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus
White-bellied Sea EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster
Grey-headed Fish EagleIcthyophaga ichthyaetus
Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Eurasian BuzzardButeo buteo
Japanese BuzzardButeo japonicus
Himalayan BuzzardButeo refectus
Long-legged BuzzardButeo rufinus
  
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae 
Bay OwlPhodilus badius
Common Barn OwlTyto alba
  
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae 
Brown BoobookNinox scutulata
Jungle OwletGlaucidium radiatum
Chestnut-backed OwletGlaucidium castanotum
Serendib Scops OwlOtus thilohoffmanni
Oriental Scops OwlOtus sunia
Collared Scops OwlOtus bakkamoena
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
Brown Wood OwlStrix leptogrammica
Spot-bellied Eagle OwlBubo nipalensis
Brown Fish OwlKetupa zeylonensis
  
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae 
Malabar TrogonHarpactes fasciatus
  
BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae 
Malabar Pied HornbillAnthracoceros coronatus
Sri Lankan Grey HornbillOcyceros gingalensis
  
BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae 
Common HoopoeUpupa epops
  
PICIFORMES: Picidae 
Northern WryneckJynx torquilla
Black-rumped WoodpeckerDinopium benghalense
Rufous WoodpeckerMicropternus brachyurus
Lesser Yellow-naped WoodpeckerPicus chlorolophus
Streak-throated WoodpeckerPicus xanthopygaeus
Greater Flame-backed WoodpeckerChrysocolaptes lucidus
White-naped WoodpeckerChrysocolaptes festivus
Brown-capped WoodpeckerDendrocopos moluccensis
Yellow-crowned WoodpeckerDendrocopos mahrattensis
  
PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae 
Brown-headed BarbetPsilopogon zeylanicus
Yellow-fronted BarbetPsilopogon flavifrons
Sri Lankan Small BarbetPsilopogon rubricapillus
Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus
  
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae 
Green Bee-eaterMerops orientalis
Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti
Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus
European Bee-eaterMerops apiaster
  
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae 
Indian RollerCoracias benghalensis
DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis
  
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae 
Oriental Dwarf KingfisherCeyx erithaca
Variable Dwarf KingfisherCeyx lepidus
Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting
Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis
Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensis
White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
Black-capped KingfisherHalcyon pileata
  
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae 
Black-thighed FalconetMicrohierax fringillarius
Lesser KestrelFalco naumanni
Common KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Red-necked FalconFalco chicquera
Amur FalconFalco amurensis
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo
Oriental HobbyFalco severus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
  
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae 
Plum-headed ParakeetPsittacula cyanocephala
Layard’s ParakeetPsittacula calthrapae
Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatria
Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameri
Sri Lanka Hanging ParrotLoriculus beryllinus
  
PASSERIFORMES: Pittidae 
Indian PittaPitta brachyura
  
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae 
Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeus
Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus flammeus
Large CuckooshrikeCoracina javensis
Black-headed CuckooshrikeLalage melanoptera
Indochinese CuckooshrikeLalage polioptera
  
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae 
Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus
Indian Golden OrioleOriolus kundoo
Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis
Slender-billed OrioleOriolus tenuirostris
  
PASSERIFORMES: Artamidae 
Ashy WoodswallowArtamus fuscus
  
PASSERIFORMES: Vangidae 
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus
Common WoodshrikeTephrodornis pondicerianus
  
PASSERIFORMES: Aegithinidae 
Common IoraAegithina tiphia
Marshall’s IoraAegithina nigrolutea
  
PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae 
Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus
White-bellied DrongoDicrurus caerulescens
Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus
  
PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae 
White-browed FantailRhipidura aureola
  
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae 
Brown ShrikeLanius cristatus
Bay-backed ShrikeLanius vittatus
Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach
Great Grey ShrikeLanius excubitor
  
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae 
Sri Lanka Blue MagpieUrocissa ornata
House CrowCorvus splendens
Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos
  
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae 
Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea
Indian Paradise-flycatcherTerpsiphone paradisi
  
PASSERIFORMES: Dicaeidae 
Legge’s FlowerpeckerDicaeum vincens
Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agile
Pale-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum erythrorhynchos
  
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae 
Purple-rumped SunbirdLeptocoma zeylonica
Crimson-backed SunbirdLeptocoma minima
Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticus
Loten’s SunbirdCinnyris lotenius
  
PASSERIFORMES: Irenidae 
Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella
Golden-fronted LeafbirdChloropsis aurifrons
Jerdon’s LeafbirdChloropsis jerdoni
  
PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae 
Streaked WeaverPloceus manyar
Baya WeaverPloceus philippinus
  
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae 
Indian SilverbillEuodice malabarica
White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata
Black-throated MuniaLonchura kelaarti
Black-headed MuniaLonchura malacca
Java SparrowLonchura oryzivora
  
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae 
House SparrowPasser domesticus
Chestnut-shouldered Bush SparrowGymnoris xanthocollis
  
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae 
Forest WagtailDendronanthus indicus
Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoni
Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinus
Richard’s PipitAnthus richardi
Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus
Blyth’s PipitAnthus godlewskii
Tawny PipitAnthus campestris
Yellow WagtailMotacilla flava
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinerea
Citrine WagtailMotacilla citreola
Green-headed WagtailMotacilla tschutschensis
White-browed WagtailMotacilla maderaspatensis
White WagtailMotacilla alba
  
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae 
Common RosefinchErythrina erythrina
  
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae 
Red-headed BuntingGranativora bruniceps
Black-headed BuntingGranativora melanocephala
Grey-necked BuntingEmberiza buchanani
  
PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae 
Grey-headed Canary-flycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis
  
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae 
Cinereous TitParus cinereus
  
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae 
Ashy-crowned Sparrow LarkEremopterix griseus
Jerdon’s LarkMirafra affinis
Oriental Sky LarkAlauda gulgula
  
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae 
Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis
Rufescent PriniaPrinia rufescens
Grey-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii
Jungle PriniaPrinia sylvatica
Ashy PriniaPrinia socialis
Plain PriniaPrinia inornata
Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
  
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae 
Rusty-rumped WarblerLocustella certhiola
Lanceolated WarblerLocustella lanceolata
Grasshopper WarblerLocustella naevia
Broad-tailed WarblerSchoenicola platyurus
Sri Lanka Bush WarblerElaphrornis palliseri
  
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae 
Booted WarblerIduna caligata
Sykes’s WarblerIduna rama
Blyth’s Reed WarblerAcrocephalus dumetorum
Clamorous Reed WarblerAcrocephalus stentoreus
  
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae 
Northern House MartinDelichon urbicum
Streak-throated SwallowPetrochelidon fluvicola
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithii
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Pale Crag MartinPtyonoprogne obsoleta
Dusky Crag MartinPtyonoprogne concolor
Sand MartinRiparia riparia
Pale MartinRiparia diluta
  
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae 
Black BulbulHypsipetes leucocephalus
Black-crested BulbulPycnonotus melanicterus
Red-vented BulbulPycnonotus cafer
Yellow-eared BulbulPycnonotus penicillatus
White-browed BulbulPycnonotus luteolus
Yellow-browed BulbulAcritillas indica
  
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae 
Dusky WarblerPhylloscopus fuscatus
Golden-spectacled Leaf WarblerSeicercus burkii
Green Leaf WarblerSeicercus nitidus
Greenish Leaf WarblerSeicercus trochiloides
Large-billed Leaf WarblerSeicercus magnirostris
  
PASSERIFORMES: Scotocercidae 
Pale-footed Bush WarblerHemitesia pallidipes
  
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae 
Lesser WhitethroatCurruca curruca
Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense
  
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae 
Oriental White-eyeZosterops palpebrosus
Sri Lanka White-eyeZosterops ceylonensis
  
PASSERIFORMES: Timaliidae 
Indian Scimitar BabblerPomatorhinus horsfieldii
Tawny-bellied BabblerDumetia hyperythra
Dark-fronted BabblerRhopocichla atriceps
  
PASSERIFORMES: Pellorneidae 
Brown-capped BabblerPellorneum fuscocapillus
  
PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae 
Orange-billed BabblerTurdoides rufescens
Yellow-billed BabblerTurdoides affinis
Ashy-headed Laughing-thrushGarrulax cinereifrons
  
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae 
Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis
  
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae 
Rosy StarlingPastor roseus
Purple-backed StarlingAgropsar sturninus
Asian Pied StarlingGracupica contra
White-faced StarlingSturnornis albofrontatus
Brahminy StarlingSturnia pagodarum
Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabarica
Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
Sri Lanka MynaGracula ptilogenys
Hill MynaGracula religiosa
  
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae 
Rufous Scrub RobinCercotrichas galactotes
Indian RobinSaxicoloides fulicatus
Oriental Magpie RobinCopsychus saularis
White-rumped ShamaKittacincla malabarica
Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striata
Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
Brown-breasted FlycatcherMuscicapa muttui
White-bellied Blue FlycatcherCyornis pallidipes
Hill Blue FlycatcherCyornis banyumas
Tickell’s Blue FlycatcherCyornis tickelliae
Blue-throated Blue FlycatcherCyornis rubeculoides
Blue-and-white FlycatcherCyanoptila cyanomelana
Dull Verditer FlycatcherEumyias sordidus
Indian Blue RobinLarvivora brunnea
BluethroatLuscinia svecica
Sri Lanka Whistling ThrushMyophonus blighi
Kashmir FlycatcherFicedula subrubra
Red-breasted FlycatcherFicedula parva
Yellow-rumped FlycatcherFicedula zanthopygia
Slaty-blue FlycatcherFicedula tricolor
Black-and-orange FlycatcherFicedula nigrorufa
Common Rock ThrushMonticola saxatilis
Blue Rock ThrushMonticola solitarius
WhinchatSaxicola rubetra
Eastern StonechatSaxicola maurus
Pied Bush ChatSaxicola caprata
Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellina
Desert WheatearOenanthe deserti
Pied WheatearOenanthe pleschanka
  
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae 
Scaly ThrushZoothera dauma
Pied ThrushGeokichla wardii
Spot-winged ThrushGeokichla spiloptera
Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina
Indian BlackbirdTurdus simillimus
Eyebrowed ThrushTurdus obscurus
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