Birds Checklist

Birds of Rajasthan

A comprehensive compiled list of birds from various checklist


This checklist is a comprehensive compiled list of birds from various checklists which possibly includes all bird species found in Rajasthan till April 2020.This list is a result of in-depth analysis of Helm Field Guide on Birds of Indian subcontinent by Richard Grimmett, Carol Inskipp and Tim Inskipp. The list prepared was compared with all the major checklists available for Rajasthan that includes eBird checklist, BNHS-ENVIS checklist, Birds of Rajasthan a book by Rakesh Vyas and minor differences among these lists were noted down. The present list doesn’t skip any species ever recorded in Rajasthan and presents a comprehensive list of 561 extant and extinct bird species. This checklist is presented as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to report them at info@rajasthanbiodiversity.org

 

S. No.Common NameScientific nameBirds of Indian Sub-continent, Grimmett et. Al (501)eBird (476)BNHS (478)Birds of Rajasthan, Rakesh Vyas (475)Remarks

FRANCOLINS
1Black FrancolinFrancolinus francolinusYYYY
2Painted FrancolinFrancolinus pictusYYYY
3Grey FrancolinFrancolinus pondicerianusYYYY

QUAILS
4King Quail (Blue-breasted Quail)Coturnix chinensisYNYYHistoric Record
5Rain QuailCoturnix coromandelicaYYYY
6Common Quail (Grey Quail)Coturnix coturnixYYYY

BUSH QUAILS
7Rock Bush QuailPerdicula argoondahYYYY
8Jungle Bush QuailPerdicula asiaticaYYYY
SPURFOWLS
9Painted SpurfowlGalloperidex lunulataYYYY
10Red SpurfowlGalloperdix spadiceaYYYY

PHEASANTS
11Indian PeafowlPavo cristatusYYYY
12Grey JunglefowlGallus sonneratiiYYYY

WHISTLING DUCK AND GEESE
13Greylag GooseAnser anserYYYY
14Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifronsYYNYIsolated, Winter Visitor
15Lesser White-fronted GooseAnser erythropusYNNYIsolated, Historic Record
16Bar-headed GooseAnser indicusYYYY
17Lesser Whistling DuckDendrocygna javanicaYYYY

SHELDUCKS, PYGMY-GOOSE AND ALLIES
18Tundra Bean-GooseAnser serrirostrisNYNNVagrant, Recorded in 2015 from Sariska
19Whooper SwanCygnus cygnusNYNNHistoric Record from 1925
20Marbled Teal (Marbled Duck)Marmaronetta angustirostrisYYNYIsolated, Winter Visitor
21Cotton Pygmy-Goose (Cotton Teal)Nettapus coromandelianusYYYY
22Knob-billed Duck (Comb Duck)Sarkidiornis melanotosYYYY
23Ruddy Shelduck (Brahminy Duck)Tadorna ferrugineaYYNY
24Common ShelduckTadorna tadornaYYYYIsolated, Occasional, Scarce, Erratic

DABLING DUCKS
25Northern PintailAnas acutaYYYY
26Green-winged Teal (Common Teal)Anas creccaYYYY
27MallardAnas platyrhynchosYYYY
28Indian Spot-billed DuckAnas poecilorhynchaYYYY
29Falcated DuckMareca falcataYYYYOccasional, Scarce Erratic
30Eurasian WigeonMareca penelopeYYYY
31GadwallMareca streperaYYYY
32Baikal TealSibirionetta formosaNNNY
33Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeataYYYY
34GarganeySpatula querquedulaYYYY

DIVING DUCKS
35Baer’s PochardAythya baeriYYNYIsolated, Winter Visitor
36Common PochardAythya ferinaYYYY
37Tufted DuckAythya fuligulaYYYY
38Greater ScaupAythya marilaNYYY
39Ferruginous Duck (Ferruginous Pochard)Aythya nyrocaYYYY
40Red-crested PochardNetta rufinaYYYY

SAWBILLS, STIFFTAILS AND PINK-HEADED DUCK
41SmewMergellus albellusYNNYIsolated, Wintervisitor
42Common MerganserMergus merganserNYNY
43White-headed DuckOxyura leucocephalaYNYYIsolated Record
44Pink-headed DuckRhodonessa caryophyllaceaYNNNHistoric Record, Extinct

GREBES
45Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatusYYYY
46Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegenaYYNNIsolated, Winter Visitor
47Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollisYYYYIsolated, Winter Visitor
48Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollisYYYY

STORKS
49Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitansYYYY
50White StorkCiconia ciconiaYYYYOccasional
51Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopusYYYY
52Black StorkCiconia nigraYYYY
53Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticusYYYYEastern Rajasthan, Isolated Uncertain Record In West, Isolated Record Near Ajmer Udaipur, Sirohi
54Greater AdjutantLeptoptilos dubiusYYYYIsolated Records
55Lesser AdjutantLeptoptilos javanicusYYYY
56Painted StorkMycteria leucocephalaYYYY

FLAMINGOES, IBISES AND SPOONBILL
57Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseusYYYY
58Lesser FlamingoPhoenicopterus minorYYYYSambhar, Isolated Records In Eastern, Southeastern Rajasthan
59Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalusYYYY
60Red-naped Ibis (Indian Black Ibis)Pseudibis papillosaYYYY
61Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusYYYY
62Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodiaYYYY

BITTERNS
63Great BitternBotaurus stellarusYYYYPassage Migrant
64Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeusYYYYPassage, Isolated Summer Visitor West Raj.
65Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollisYYYY
66Little BitternIxobrychus minutusYYYYIsolated Record, Last recorded in 2016 from Udaipur
67Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensisYYYY

SMALL HERONS
68Chinese Pond-HeronArdeola bacchusNNNYHistoric Record, Single record in 2013 from Tal Chapar
69Indian Pond-HeronArdeola grayiiYYYY
70Striated Heron (Little Heron)Butorides striataYYYY
71Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticoraxYYYY

LARGE HERONS
72Grey HeronArdea cinereaYYYY
73Purple HeronArdea purpureaYYYY

EGRETS
74Great EgretArdea albaYYYY
75Intermediate EgretArdea intermediaYYYY
76Cattle Egret (Eastern)Bubulcus ibis coromandusYYYY
77Little EgretEgretta garzettaYYYY
78Western Reef-Heron (Western Reef-Egret)Egretta gularisYYYYIsolated Record

PELICANS
79Dalmatian PelicanPelecanus crispusYYYY
80Great White Pelican (Rosy Pelican)Pelecanus onocrotalusYYYY
81Spot-billed PelicanPelecanus philippensisYYYYIsolated Record

DARTER AND CORMORANTS
82Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogasterYYYY
83Little CormorantMicrocarbo nigerYYYY
84Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carboYYYY
85Indian Cormorant (Indian Shag)Phalacrocorax fuscicollisYYYY

FALCONETS AND KESTRELS
86Lesser KestrelFalco naumanniYYYYIsolated Record
87Eurasian Kestrel (Common Kestrel)Falco tinnunculusYYYY
88Red-necked FalconFalco chicqueraYYYYFormer Range

SMALL FALCONS
89Amur FalconFalco amurensisYNNNPassage, First Record in 2015 from Tal Chapar
90Saker FalconFalco cherrugNYYY
91MerlinFalco columbariusYYYY
92Oriental HobbyFalco severusYNYNIsolated Record
93Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteoYYYYIsolated Record, Hadoti Region

LARGE FALCONS
94Eastern Saker FalconFalco cherrug milvipesNNYNHistoric Record
95Laggar FalconFalco juggerYYYY
96Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusYYYY
97Barbary FalconFalco (peregrinus) pelegrinoidesYNNN

KITES
98Black-winged Kite (Black-shouldered Kite)Elanus caeruleusYYYY
99Brahminy KiteHaliastur indusYYYY
100Black KiteMilvus migransYYYY
101Black-eared KiteMilvus (migrans) lineatusYNNY

OSPREY AND SEA EAGLES
102OspreyPandion haliaetusYYYY
103White-tailed EagleHaliaeetus albicillaYYYYIsolated Record

FISH EAGLES AND HONEY BUZZARD
104Grey-Headed Fish EagleHaliaeetus ichthyaetusYYYYIsolated Record, Recorded in 2014 & 2020 from RNP
105Pallas’s Fish EagleHaliaeetus leucoryphusYYYY
106Lesser Fish-EagleIcthyophaga humilisYYNYIsolated Record, Recorded in 2014 from RTR
107Black EagleIctinaetus malayensisYYYNIsolated Record
108Oriental Honey-buzzard (Crested Honey Buzzard)Pernis ptilorhynchusYYYY

VULTURES
109Cinereous VultureAegypius monachusYYYY
110White-rumped VultureGyps bengalensisYYYY
111Griffon Vulture (Eurasian Griffon)Gyps fulvusYYYY
112Indian Vulture (Indian Long-billed Vulture)Gyps indicusYYYY
113Himalayan Vulture (Himalayan Griffon)Gyps himalayensisYYYYWinter Visitor
114Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterusYYYY
115Red-headed VultureSarcogyps calvusYYYY

SNAKE AND SERPANT EAGLES
116Short-toed Snake EagleCircaetus gallicusYYYY
117Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheelaYYYY

HARRIERS
118Eurasian Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosusYYYY
119Hen HarrierCircus cyaneusYYYYIsolated Record
120Pallid HarrierCircus macrourusYYYY
121Pied HarrierCircus melanoleucosYYYYIsolated Record
122Montagu’s HarrierCircus pygargusYYYY

ACCIPITERS
123ShikraAccipiter badiusYYYY
124Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilisYYYYWinter Visitor
125Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusYYYYWinter Migrant
126BesraAccipiter virgatusYNYYIsolated Record
127White-eyed BuzzardButastur teesaYYYY

BUZZARDS
128Common Buzzard (Steppe Buzzard)Buteo buteoYYYYUncertain Record
129Long-legged BuzzardButeo rufinusYYYY

EAGLES
130Golden EagleAquila chrysaetosNNYN
131Bonelli’s EagleAquila fasciataYYYY
132Eastern Imperial EagleAquila heliacaYYYY
133Steppe EagleAquila nipalensisYYYY
134Tawny EagleAquila rapaxYYYY
135Greater Spotted EagleClanga clangaYYYY
136Indian Spotted EagleClanga hastataYYYYUncertain Record, Occasional
137White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogasterNNYNHistoric Record
138Booted EagleHeiraaetus pennatusYYYY

HAWK EAGLES
139Crested Hawk EagleNisaetus cirrhatusYNYYIsolated Record
140Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus cirrhatusNYYN

BUSTARDS AND FLORICANS
141Great Indian BustardArdeotis nigricepsYYYY
142Macqueen’s Bustard (Houbara Bustard)Chlamydotis macqueeniiYYYY
143Lesser FloricanSypheotides indicusYYYY

CRAKES, RAILS AND BUTTONQUAILS
144White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurusYYYY
145WatercockGallicrex cinereaYYYYIsolated Record
146Water RailRallus aquaticusYYYY
147Slaty-breasted RailLewinia striataNNYYHistoric Record
148Spotted CrakePorzana porzanaYYYYIsolated Record
149Barred Buttonquail (Common Bustard-Quail)Turnix suscitatorYYYY
150Small Buttonquail (Common Buttonquail)Turnix sylvaticusYYYY
151Yellow-Legged ButtonquailTurnix tankiYYYY
152Brown CrakeZapornia akoolYYYY
153Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fuscaYYYY
154Little CrakeZapornia parvaNYNN
155Baillon’s CrakeZapornia pusillaYYYY

GALLINULES AND COOT
156Eurasian CootFulica atraYYYY
157Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropusYYYY
158Grey-headed Swamphen (Purple Swamphen)Porphyrio poliocephalusYYYY

CRANES
159Demoiselle CraneAnthropoides virgoYYYY
160Sarus CraneAntigone antigoneYYYY
161Common CraneGrus grusYYYY
162Siberian CraneLeucogeranus leucogeranusYYYYLast Record in 2001.

THICK-KNEES AND JACANAS
163Indian Thick-knee (Indian Stone-curlew)Burhinus indicusYYYY
164Great Thick-knee (Great Stone-curlew)Esacus recurvirostrisYYYY
165Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgusYYYY
166Bronze-winged JacanaMetopidius indicusYYYY

STILT AND PIED WADER
167Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopusYYYY
168Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosettaYYYY

LAPWINGS
169Grey-headed LapwingVanellus cinereusYYYYIsolated Record
170River LapwingVanellus duvauceliiYYYY
171Sociable LapwingVanellus gregariusYYYYIsolated Record Throughout Rajasthan
172Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicusYYYY
173White-tailed LapwingVanellus leucurusYYYY
174Yellow-wattled LapwingVanellus malabaricusYYYY
175Northern LapwingVanellus vanellusYYYY

PLOVERS AND WADERS
176RuffCalidris pugnaxYYYY
177Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinusYYYY
178Caspian PloverCharadrius asiaticusNYNY
179Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubiusYYYY
180Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticulaYYYY
181Greater Sand-PloverCharadrius leschenaultiiYYYYIsolated Record, Passage
182Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolusYYYYIsolated Record, Passage
183Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicariusNYNYVagarant
184Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatusYYYY Isolated Record, Passage.
185Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensisYYYY
186Eurasian WoodcockScolopax rusticolaYNYNIsolated Historic Record
187Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulvaYYYY Isolated Record
188Black-bellied Plover (Grey Plover)Pluvialis squatarolaYYYY Isolated Records

SNIPES
189Common SnipeGallinago gallinagoYYNY
190Pin Tailed SnipeGallinago stenuraYYYY
191Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimusYYYY

GODWITS AND CURLEWS
192Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaYNYY Isolated Recording Hadoti And Mewad
193Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaYYYY
194Asian DowitcherLimnodromus semipalmatusNNNYHistoric Record
195Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceusNYNNVagarant, Recorded in 1999 from KNP
196Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataYYYY
197WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusYNNYRecorded in 2014 from Jaipur

TRINGA SANDPIPERS
198Spotted RedshankTringa erythropusYYYY
199Wood SandpiperTringa glareolaYYYY
200Common GreenshankTringa nebulariaYYYY
201Green SandpiperTringa ochropusYYYY
202Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilisYYYY
203Common RedshankTringa totanusYYYY

SANDPIPERS, TURNSTONES AND KNOTS
204Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucosYYYY
205Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpresYNYYIsolated Passage
206Red KnotCalidris canutusNNNY
207Terek SandpiperXenus cinereusYYYYIsolated Passage

STINTS
208Little StintCalidris minutaYYYY
209Long-toed StintCalidris subminutaYNNNIsolated Record
210Temminck’s StintCalidris temminckiiYYYY

SMALL SANDPIPERS
211SanderlingCalidris albaNYNY
212DunlinCalidris alpinaYYYYIsolated Record
213Broad-billed SandpiperLimicola falcinellusYNNYHistoric Record
214Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaYYYYIsolated Record

COURSERS AND PRATINCOLES
215Indian CourserCursorius coromandelicusYYYY
216Cream-coloured CourserCursorius cursorYYYY
217Small PratincoleGlareola lacteaYYYY
218Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarumYYYN
219Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincolaYNNYHistoric Summer Visitor, Pak Border Near Guj.

LARGE GULLS
220Pallas’s GullIchthyaetus ichthyaetusYYNY
221Caspian Gull (Yellow-legged Gull)Larus cachinnansYYYY
222Lesser Black-backed Gull (Steppe)Larus fuscus barabensisYYNN
223Great Black-headed GullLarus ichthyaetusNNYN

SMALL GULLS
224Brown-headed GullChroicocephalus brunnicephalusYYYY
225Slender-billed GullChroicocephalus geneiNYNN
226Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusYYYY

LARGE TERNS
227Gull-billed TernGelochelidon niloticaYYYY
228Caspian TernHydroprogne caspiaYNNNIsolated Record In Hadoti
229Great Crested TernThalasseus bergiiNYNN

MEDIUM-SIZED TERNS
230River TernSterna aurantiaYYYY
231Common TernSterna hirundoYNYNIsolated Record

LITTLE TERNS AND SKIMMER
232Black-Bellied TernSterna acuticaudaYYYY
233Little TernSternula albifronsYYYY
234Whiskered TernChlidonias hybridaYYYY
235White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterusYYYYIsolated Passage
236Indian SkimmerRynchops albicollisYYYY

SANDGROUSE
237Pin-tailed SandgrousePterocles alchataYYYYHistoric Record from 1848 & 1971
238Chestnut-bellied SandgrousePterocles exustusYYYY
239Painted SandgrousePterocles indicusYYYY
240Black-Bellied SandgrousePterocles orientalisYYYY
241Spotted SandgrousePterocles senegallusYYYY
242Pallas’s SandgrouseSyrrhaptes paradoxusNYNNVagarant

PIGEONS
243Rock Pigeon (Blue Rock Pigeon)Columba liviaYYYY
244Yellow-eyed Pigeon (Pale-backed Pigeon)Columba eversmanniYYYYIsolated Record

DOVES
245Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensisYYYY
246Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaoctoYYYY
247Oriental Turtle-DoveStreptopelia orientalisYYYY
248Laughing Dove (Little Brown Dove)Streptopelia senegalensisYYYY
249Red Collared-Dove (Red Turtle-Dove)Streptopelia tranquebaricaYYYY

GREEN PIGEON
250Yellow-footed Green-PigeonTreron phoenicopterusYYYY

PARAKEETS
251Plum-headed ParakeetPsittacula cyanocephalaYYYY
252Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatriaYYYY
253Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameriYYYY

CUCKOOS
254Grey-bellied CuckooCacomantis passerinusYYYYSummer
255Pied Cuckoo (Jacobin Cuckoo)Clamator jacobinusYYYY
256Common Cuckoo (Eurasian Cuckoo)Cuculus canorusYYYYIsolated Record
257Indian CuckooCuculus micropterusYYYY
258Himalayan Cuckoo (Oriental Cuckoo)Cuculus saturatusYNYNIsolated Record
259Large Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx sparverioidesNNNYHistoric Record
260Common Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx variusYYYY
261Fork-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus dicruroidesNYNN

KOEL, MALKOHA AND COUCALS
262Greater CoucalCentropus sinensisYYYY
263Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceusYYYY
264Sirkeer MalkohaTaccocua leschenaultiiYYYY

OWLS, SCOPS OWLS AND OWLETS
265Short-eared OwlAsio flammeusYYYYWinter Visitor
266Northern Long-eared Owl (Long-eared Owl)Asio otusNNYN
267Spotted OwletAthene bramaYYYY
268Jungle OwletGlaucidium radiatumYYYY
269Indian Scops-Owl (Collared Scops-Owl)Otus bakkamoenaYYYY
270Eurasian Scops-OwlOtus scopsNYNY
271Oriental Scops-OwlOtus suniaNYYY
272Pallid Scops-OwlOtus bruceiNYNY
273Barn OwlTyto albaYYYY

EAGLE AND FISH OWLS
274Rock Eagle-Owl (Indian Eagle-Owl)Bubo bengalensisNYNY
275Eurasian Eagle-OwlBubo buboYNYY
276Dusky Eagle-OwlBubo coromandusYYYY
277Brown Fish-OwlKetupa zeylonensisYYYY

MEDIUM-SIZED OWLS
278Mottled Wood OwlStrix ocellataYYYY
279Brown Hawk-OwlNinox scutulataYYYYIsolated Record

NIGHTJARS
280Indian NightjarCaprimulgus asiaticusYYYY
281Savanna NightjarCaprimulgus affinisYYYY
282Eurasian Nightjar (European Nightjar)Caprimulgus europaeusYNYYIsolated Record, Passage
283Jungle Nightjar (Indian Jungle Nightjar)Caprimulgus indicusYYYY
284Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurusYYYY
285Sykes’s NightjarCaprimulgus mahrattensisYYYYFew Records from Jaisalmer

SWIFT, ALPINE SWIFT AND TREESWIFTS
286Little Swift (Indian House Swift)Apus affinisYYYY
287Blyth’s Swift (Fork-tailed Swift)Apus leuconyxYNYNIsolated Record
288Asian Palm SwiftCypsiurus balasiensisYYYY
289Crested TreeswiftHemiprocne coronataYYYY
290Alpine SwiftTachymarptis melbaYYYYOccasional, Scarce, Erratic

HOOPOE AND ROLLERS
291Indian RollerCoracias benghalensisYYYY
292Common HoopoeUpupa epopsYYYY
293European RollerCoracias garrulusYYYYPassage

KINGFISHERS
294Common Kingfisher (Small Blue Kingfisher)Alcedo atthisYYYY
295Pied KingfisherCeryle rudisYYYY
296Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher (black-backed / three-toed kingfisher)Ceyx erithacaYNNYIsolated Passage Record
297Black-capped KingfisherHalcyon pileataYYYYIsolated Record
298White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensisYYYY
299Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensisYYYY

BEE-EATERS
300European Bee-eaterMerops apiasterNNYN
301Green Bee-EaterMerops orientalisYYYY
302Blue-cheeked Bee-EaterMerops persicusYYYY
303Blue-tailed Bee-EaterMerops philippinusYYYY

HORNBILL
304Indian Grey HornbillOcyceros birostrisYYYY

BARBETS
305Eurasian WryneckJynx torquillaYYYY
306Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalusYYYY
307Brown-headed Barbet (Large Green Barbet)Psilopogon zeylanicusYYYY

WOODPECKERS
308White-naped WoodpeckerChrysocolaptes festivusYYYY
309Sind WoodpeckerDendrocopos assimilisYYNNIsolated Record
310Black-rumped Flameback (Lesser Goldenbacked Woodpecker)Dinopium benghalenseYYYY
311Yellow-Crowned WoodpeckerLeiopicus mahrattensisYYYY
312Rufous WoodpeckerMicropternus brachyurusYYYYUncertain Record
313Streak-throated WoodpeckerPicus xanthopygaeusYYYY
314Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker (Indian Pygmy Woodpecker)Yungipicus nanusYYYY

PITTA
315Indian PittaPitta brachyuraYYYY

WOODSHRIKES AND WOODSWALLOWS
316Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscusYYNYIsolated Record
317White-breasted WoodswallowArtamus leucorynchusNNYNHistoric Record
318Common WoodshrikeTephrodornis pondicerianusYYYY

CUCKOOSHRIKES
319Large CuckooshrikeCoracina maceiYYYY
320Black-winged CuckooshrikeCoracina melaschistosYNYNHistoric Record
321Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatusNYNN
322Black-headed CuckooshrikeLalage melanopteraYYYYPassage

IORAS AND MINIVETS
323White-tailed Iora (Marshall’s Iora)Aegithina nigroluteaYYYY
324Common IoraAegithina tiphiaYYYY
325Short-billed MinivetPericrocotus brevirostrisYNNYUncertain Record
326Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeusYYYY
327White-bellied MinivetPericrocotus erythropygiusYYYY
328Long-tailed MinivetPericrocotus ethologusYYYYIsolated Record
329Scarlet Minivet (Orange Minivet)Pericrocotus speciosusYNYYIsolated Record

SHRIKES
330Brown ShrikeLanius cristatusYYYYIsolated Record
331Red-backed ShrikeLanius collurioYYYNIsolated Passage
332Great Grey Shrike (Indian)Lanius excubitorYYYY
333Isabelline ShrikeLanius isabellinusYYYY
334Red-tailed ShrikeLanius phoenicuroidesYYNNPassage
335Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schachYYNY
336Rufous-backed Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach erythronotusNNYN
337Black-headed Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach tricolorNNYN
338Grey-backed ShrikeLanius tephronotusYNYYIsolated Record
339Bay -backed ShrikeLanius vittatusYYYY

DRONGOS
340White-bellied DrongoDicrurus caerulescensYYYY
341Hair-crested Drongo (Spangled Drongo)Dicrurus hottentottusYYYYIsolated Record
342Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeusYYYY
343Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercusYYYY
344Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseusYYYNIsolated Record

ORIOLES
345Indian Golden OrioleOriolus kundooYYYY
346Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornusYYYYIsolated Record

FANTAILS, PARADISE-FLYCATCHER AND MONARCH
347Spot-breasted Fantail (White-spotted Fantail)Rhipidura albogularisYYYY
348White-browed FantailRhipidura aureolaYYYY
349Indian Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone paradisiYYYY
350Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azureaYYYYIsolated Record

TREEPIE
351Rufous TreepieDendrocitta vagabundaYYYY

CROWS
352Pied CrowCorvus albusNYNNIsolated record of an individual from Jodhpur district (2017).
353Common Raven (Northern Raven)Corvus coraxYYYY
354Indian Jungle CrowCorvus culminatusYNYY
355Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchosNYNY
356House CrowCorvus splendensYYYY

TITS
357Fire-capped TitCephalopyrus flammicepsYYYYIsolated Record
358Indian Yellow TitMachlolophus aplonotusYYYY
359White-naped Tit (White-winged Tit)Machlolophus nuchalisYYYY
360Cinereous Tit (Great Tit)Parus cinereusYYYY

MARTINS
361Common House MartinDelichon urbicumYYNNIsolated Record
362Dusky Crag-MartinPtyonoprogne concolorYYYY
363Eurasian Crag-MartinPtyonoprogne rupestrisYYYNIsolated Record
364Grey-throated Martin (Plain Martin)Riparia chinensisYYYY
365Pale Sand Martin (Pale Martin)Riparia dilutaYYYNIsolated Record
366Bank Swallow (Sand Martin)Riparia ripariaNYNY

SWALLOWS
367Red-rumped SwallowCecropis dauricaYYYY
368Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaYYYY
369Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithiiYYYY
370Streak-throated SwallowPetrochelidon fluvicolaYYYY

LARKS
371Eurasian SkylarkAlauda arvensisYYYYIsolated
372Asian Short-toed LarkAlaudala cheleensisYNNNRaj. Specific, Isolated
373Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgulaYYYY
374Sand Lark (Sand Short-toed Lark)Alaudala raytalNYYN
375Lesser Short-toed LarkAlaudala rufescensNYNY
376Greater Hoopoe-LarkAlaemon alaudipesYYYYRaj. Specific
377Bar-tailed LarkAmmomanes cincturaYNNNRaj. Specific, Uncertain Record
378Desert LarkAmmomanes desertiYYYYRaj. Specific
379Rufous-tailed LarkAmmomanes phoenicuraYYYY
380Hume’s Lark (Hume’s Short-toed Lark)Calandrella acutirostrisYYYNIsolated
381Greater Short-Toed LarkCalandrella brachydactylaYYYY
382Sykes’s Short-toed Lark (Eastern Short-toed Lark)Calandrella dukhunensisNYNN
383Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark (Ashy-crowned Finch-Lark)Eremopterix griseusYYYY
384Black-crowned Sparrow-LarkEremopterix nigricepsYYYYRaj. Specific
385Crested LarkGalerida cristataYYYY
386Tawny Lark (Sykes’s Lark)Galerida devaYNYYIsolated, Uncertain
387Bimaculated LarkMelanocorypha bimaculataYYYYRaj. Specific
388Bengal BushlarkMirafra assamicaYNYNHistoric Record
389Singing BushlarkMirafra cantillansYYYY
390Indian Bushlark (Red-winged Bushlark)Mirafra erythropteraYYYY

HYPOCOLIUS AND BULBULS
391Grey HypocoliusHypocolius ampelinusNYNNIsolated record of five individuals from Jaiselmer (2019).
392Red-vented BulbulPycnonotus caferYYYY
393Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosusYYYY
394White-eared BulbulPycnonotus leucotisYYYYMajor In Rajasthan

PRINIAS AND CISTICOLA
395Rufous-vented Grass Babbler (Rufous-vented Prinia)Laticilla burnesiiYNYNSmall Dist.
396Rufous-fronted PriniaPrinia buchananiYYYY
397Yellow-bellied PriniaPrinia flaviventrisNYNNOne Record From 1999 (KNP)
398Grey-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsoniiYYYY
399Graceful PriniaPrinia gracilisYYYY
400Plain PriniaPrinia inornataYYYY
401Ashy PriniaPriniasocialisYYYY
402Jungle PriniaPrinia sylvaticaYYYY
403Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidisYYYY

TAILORBIRDS AND GRASSBIRDS
404Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutoriusYYYY
405Bristled GrassbirdChaetornis striataNYNYIsolated record of a pair from Kota (2017).
406Striated GrassbirdMegalurus palustrisNYNN

WARBLERS
407Paddyfield WarblerAcrocephalus agricolaYYYYIsolated
408Black-browed Reed WarblerAcrocephalus bistrigicepsYNNNHistoric Isolated Record
409Blunt-winged Reed WarblerAcrocephalus concinens stevensiNNYNHistoric Record
410Blyth’s Reed WarblerAcrocephalus dumetorumYYYYPassage
411Moustached WarblerAcrocephalus melanopogonYYYNIsolated
412Clamorous Reed Warbler (Indian Great Reed Warbler)Acrocephalus stentoreusYYYY
413Thick-billed WarblerArundinax aedonYYYYIsolated
414Cetti’s WarblerCettia cettiYNYYIsolated
415Upcher’s WarblerHippolais languidaYNNNUncertain Record
416Booted WarblerIduna caligataYYYYPassage
417Sykes’s WarblerIduna ramaYYNN
418Lanceolated WarblerLocustella lanceolataYNYYIsolated
419Common Grasshopper-WarblerLocustella naeviaYYYNIsolated

Phylloscopus WARBLERS
420Tickell’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus affinisYYYY
421Common ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybitaYYYYOne Record From March 2020
422Smoky WarblerPhylloscopus fuligiventerYYYNIsolated
423Dusky WarblerPhylloscopus fuscatusYYYYIsolated
424Sulphur-bellied WarblerPhylloscopus griseolusYYYY
425Yellow-browed WarblerPhylloscopus inornatusYYNYIsolated
426Hume’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus humeiiYYYY
427Large-billed Leaf-WarblerPhylloscopus magnirostrisNYYN
428Plain Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus neglectusYYYY
429Green WarblerPhylloscopus nitidusYYNN
430Western Crowned WarblerPhylloscopus occipitalisYYYYIsolated
431Mountain ChiffchaffPhylloscopus sindianusYNYNIsolated
432Brooks’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus subviridisYYYY
433Greenish WarblerPhylloscopus trochiloidesYYYY
434Tytler’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus tytleriYYNYIsolated
435Whistler’s WarblerPhylloscopus whistleriNYNN

Seicercus and Sylvia WARBLERS
436Hume’s WhitethroatSylvia althaeaYNNN
437Green-crowned Warbler (Gold-spectacled Warbler)Seicercus burkiiNNYNHistoric Record
438Greater Whitethroat (Common Whitethroat)Sylvia communisYYYYIsolated
439Eastern Orphean WarblerSylvia crassirostrisYYYY
440Lesser WhitethroatSylvia currucaYYYY
441Desert WhitethroatSylvia (curruca) minulaYNNNRajasthan Specific
442Asian Desert WarblerSylvia nanaYYYYRajasthan Specific

BABBLERS AND FULVETTA
443Brown-cheeked FulvettaAlcippe poioicephalaYYNNIsolated
444Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinenseYYYY
445Tawny-bellied BabblerDumetia hyperythraYYYY
446Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficepsYNYYReported by Khandal et. al. 2020
447Indian Scimitar BabblerPomatorhinus horsfieldiiYYYY
448Common BabblerTurdoides caudataYYYY
449Striated BabblerTurdoides earleiYYYY
450Large Grey BabblerTurdoides malcolmiYYYY
451Jungle BabblerTurdoides striataYYYY

WHITE-EYES
452Indian White-eye (Oriental White-eye)Zosterops palpebrosusYYYY

NUTHATCH
453Indian NuthatchSitta castaneaYYYY?? Uncertain

WALLCREEPER AND TREECREEPERS
454Bar-tailed TreecreeperCerthia himalayanaYNNN?? Uncertain
455Indian Spotted CreeperSalpornis spilonotaYYYY
456WallcreeperTichodroma murariaYNNYIsolated Record

STARLINGS AND MYNAS
457Jungle MynaAcridotheres fuscusYNYYIsolated
458Bank MynaAcridotheres ginginianusYYYY
459Common MynaAcridotheres tristisYYYY
460Asian Pied Starling (Pied Myna)Gracupica contraYYYY
461Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabaricaYYYYIsolated
462Brahminy StarlingSturnia pagodarumYYYY
463Rosy StarlingPastor roseusYYYY
464European Starling (Common Starling)Sturnus vulgarisYYYY

WHISTLING THRUSHES
465Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrinaYYYYIsolated
466Malabar Whistling-ThrushMyophonus horsfieldiiYNYNSmall Distribution, None In Recent years
467Scaly ThrushZoothera daumaYYYYIsolated

Turdus THRUSHES
468Black-throated ThrushTurdus atrogularisYYYYIsolated
469Grey-Winged BlackbirdTurdus boulboulYNYYIsolated
470Indian BlackbirdTurdus simillimusYYYYSmall Isolated Population
471Red-throated ThrushTurdus ruficollis ruficollisNNYNHistoric Record
472Tickell’s ThrushTurdus unicolorYYYYIsolated

CHATS
473Siberian RubythroatCalliope calliopeYYYYIsolated
474White-tailed Rubythroat (Himalayan rubythroat)Calliope pectoralisYNYNIsolated Historic Record
475BluethroatLuscinia svecicaYYYY

ROBINS, REDSTARTS
476Rufous-tailed Scrub RobinCercotrichas galactotesYYYYIsolated
477Indian RobinCopsychus fulicatusYYYY
478Oriental Magpie RobinCopsychus saularisYYYY
479Blue-capped RedstartPhoenicurus coeruleocephalaNYNN
480Blue-fronted RedstartPhoenicurus frontalisNNYNHistoric Record
481White-capped Redstart (White-capped River-Chat)Phoenicurus leucocephalusNNNYUncertain Record
482Black RedstartPhoenicurus ochrurosYYYY
483White-Tailed RobinMyiomela leucuraYNNNIsolated Historic Record

BUSHCHATS AND STONECHATS
484Pied BushchatSaxicola caprataYYYY
485Grey BushchatSaxicola ferreusYYYY
486White-browed Bushchat (Stoliczka’s Bushchat)Saxicola macrorhynchusYYYY
487Siberian Stonechat (Common Stonechat)Saxicola maurusYYYY

WHEATEARS
488Desert WheatearOenanthe desertiYYYY
489Finsch’s WheatearOenanthe finschiiNYNY
490Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellinaYYYY
491Northern WheatearOenanthe oenantheYNYNIsolated, Hadoti
492Variable WheatearOenanthe picataYYYY
493Kurdish/Persian Wheatear (Red-tailed Wheatear)Oenanthe xanthoprymna/chrysopygiaYYYY

ROCK CHATS, ROCK THRUSHES
494Brown Rock-Chat (Indian Chat)Cercomela fusca; Oenanthe fuscaYYYY
495Rufous-tailed Rock-ThrushMonticola saxatilisNYNN
496Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitariusYYYY
497Blue-Capped Rock ThrushMonticola cinclorhynchaYYYYHistoric Record

FLYCATCHERS
498Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinusYYYY
499Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striataYYYY
500Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauuricaYYYY
501Taiga Flycatcher (Red-throated Flycatcher)Ficedula albicillaYYNN
502Red-breasted FlycatcherFicedula parvaYYYY
503Rusty-tailed FlycatcherFicedula ruficaudaYYYY
504Ultramarine FlycatcherFicedula superciliarisYYYY
505Slaty-blue FlycatcherFicedula tricolorYYYN

BLUE FLYCATCHERS AND CANARY FLYCATECHER
506Grey-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensisYYYY
507Blue-throated Blue FlycatcherCyornis rubeculoidesYNNYHistoric Record
508Tickell’s Blue FlycatcherCyornis tickelliaeYYYY

LEAFBIRDS
509Jerdon’s LeafbirdChloropsis jerdoniYNYY

FLOWERPECKERS
510Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agileYYYY
511Pale-billed Flowerpecker (Tickell’s Flowerpecker)Dicaeum erythrorhynchosYNYYUncertain

SUNBIRDS
512Mrs. Gould’s SunbirdAethopyga gouldiaeYNYNIsolated
513Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticusYYYY
514Purple-rumped SunbirdLeptocoma zeylonicaYYYYIsolated

SPARROWS
515Yellow-throated Sparrow (Chestnut-shouldered Petronia)Gymnoris xanthocollisYYYY
516House SparrowPasser domesticusYYYY
517Spanish SparrowPasser hispaniolensisYYYY
518Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanusYNYNIsolated
519Sind SparrowPasser pyrrhonotusYYNYIsolated

WEAVERS AND SILVERBILL
520Indian Silverbill (White-throated Munia)Euodice malabaricaYYYY
521Black-breasted Weaver (Bengal Weaver)Ploceus benghalensisYYYY
522Streaked WeaverPloceus manyarYYYY
523Baya WeaverPloceus philippinusYYYY

AVADAVATS AND MUNIAS
524Red AvadavatAmandava amandavaYYYY
525Tricolored Munia (Black-headed Munia)Lonchura malaccaYYYY
526Scaly-breasted Munia (Spotted Munia)Lonchura punctulataYYYY
527White-rumped MuniaLonchura striataYNYY
528Green AvadavatSporaeginthus formosusYYYY

WAGTAILS
529Forest WagtailDendronanthus indicusYYYYIsolated
530White WagtailMotacilla albaYYYY
531Grey WagtailMotacilla cinereaYYYY
532Citrine WagtailMotacilla citreolaYYYY
533Yellow WagtailMotacilla flavaYYYY
534White-browed Wagtail (Large Pied Wagtail)Motacilla maderaspatensisYYYY

LARGER PIPITS
535Tawny PipitAnthus campestrisYYYY
536Blyth’s PipitAnthus godlewskiiYYYY
537Richard’s PipitAnthus richardiYYYYIsolated
538Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulusYYYY
539Long-Billed PipitAnthus similisYYYY

SMALLER PIPITS
540Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinusYNYNIsolated
541Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoniYYYY
542Rosy PipitAnthus roseatusYYYY
543Buff-bellied Pipit (American Pipit)Anthus rubescensYYYYIsolated
544Water PipitAnthus spinolettaYYYY
545Tree PipitAnthus trivialisYYYY

FINCHES
546Pale RockfinchCarpospiza brachydactylaNYNY
547Common RosefinchCarpodacus erythrinusYYYY
548Trumpeter FinchBucanetes githagineusYYYY
549Mongolian FinchBucanetes mongolicusNNYNUncertain Record

BUNTINGS
550Yellow-breasted BuntingEmberiza aureolaYNNNIsolated Record in North Rajasthan
551Grey-necked Bunting (Grey-hooded Bunting)Emberiza buchananiYYYYWinter visitor in Southern, SE Rajasthan
552Red-headed BuntingEmberiza brunicepsYYYYPassage migrant in Major parts of Rajasthan, Winter visitor in SE Rajasthan
553Rock BuntingEmberiza ciaYNNYIsolated
554Chestnut-eared BuntingEmberiza fucataYNNYIsolated Record in North Rajasthan
555Ortolan BuntingEmberiza hortulanaNNYNVagarant / Uncertain
556Crested BuntingEmberiza lathamiYYYY
557Black-headed BuntingEmberiza melanocephalaYYYYWinter visitor in Southern Rajasthan, isolated records around DNP and North Rajasthan
558Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclus pallidiorNNYNUncertain Record
559Thick-billed Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclus pyrrhuloidesNNYN
560White-capped Bunting (Chestnut-breasted Bunting)Emberiza stewartiYYYY
561Striolated Bunting (House Bunting)Emberiza striolataYYYY
  • Compiled by Mr. Praveen Kumar

References

  • Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C., &Inskipp, T., 2011. Birds of the Indian Subcontinent. 2nd ed.: India. Oxford University Press.
  • eBird Basic Dataset. Version: EBD_relApr-2020. Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. Apr 2020.
  • BNHS-ENVIS. State-wise list of Birds of India-2015. ENVIS Resource Partner on Avian Ecology.Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Govt of India, New Delhi:
    http://www.bnhsenvis.nic.in/Database/Statewise%20list%20of%20Birds%20of%20India_833.aspx
  • Vyas, R. 2013. Birds of Rajasthan. 1 st ed.: India. Oxford University Press.
  • IOC World list of extinct birds: https://www.worldbirdnames.org/classification/extinct-birds/
  • Siberian Crane skips India: https://www.deccanherald.com/content/462969/siberian-cranes-skip-india.html
  • African crow spotted for first time in Rajasthan’sJodhpur: https://www.hindustantimes.com/jaipur/african-crow-spotted-for-first-time-in-rajasthan-s-jodhpur/story-5qT6HKj7mZGkJFt5b0Fn4I.html
  • Grey hypocolius seen for the first time in the Thar: https://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/wildlife-biodiversity/grey-hypocolius-seen-for-the-first-time-in-the-thar-63458
  • Bristol Grass Bird seen first time in Rajasthan https://www.patrika.com/kota-news/bristol-grass-bird-showing-first-time-in-kota-1-1701131/
  • Rare Red-necked Phalaropes spotted at Sambhar Lake: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/rare-red-necked-phalaropes-spotted-at-sambhar-lake/articleshow/75837050.cms