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birds in Indian subcontinent with changed nomenclature (updated)

Sr. No.

Group/ Name of the Bird

Order/ Scientific Name

Changes in nomenclature

 

 

 

 

 

Petrels & Shearwaters

Procellariidae

 

1.      

Wedge-tailed Shearwater

Puffinus pacificus

Ardenna pacifica

2.      

Flesh-footed Shearwater

Puffinus carneipes

Ardenna carneipes

3.      

Sooty Shearwater

Puffinus griseus

Puffinus grisea

4.      

Short-tailed Shearwater

Puffinus tenuirostris

Ardenna tenuirostris

5.      

Audubon’s Shearwater

Puffinus lherminieri

Removed from list

6.      

Tropical Shearwater

Puffinus bailloni

New Addition

 

 

 

 

 

Storm-Petrels

Hydrobatidae

 

7.      

Matsudaira’s Storm-petrel

Oceanodroma matsudairae                     Oceanodroma castro

New Addition

 

 

 

 

 

Cormorants/Shags

Phalacrocoracidae

 

8.      

Pygmy Cormorant

Phalacrocorax pygmeus

Microcarbo pygmeus

9.      

Little Cormorant

Phalacrocorax niger

Microcarbo niger

 

 

 

 

 

Herons, Egrets & Bitterns

Ardeidae

 

10.   

Western Cattle Egret

Bubulcus ibis

New Addition

11.   

Squacco Heron

Ardeola ralloides

New Addition

 

 

 

 

 

Swans, Geese & Ducks

Anatidae

 

12.   

Tundra Swan

Cygnus columbianus

Removed from list

13.   

Comb Duck

Sarkidiornis melanotos

Knob-billed Duck

14.   

Gadwall

Anas strepera

Mareca strepera

15.   

Falcated Duck

Anas falcata

Mareca falcata

16.   

Eurasian Wigeon

Anas penelope

Mareca penelope

17.   

Northern Shoveller

Anas clypeata

Spatula clypeata

18.   

Garganey

Anas querquedula

Querquedula querquedula

19.   

Baikal Teal

Anas formosa

Sibrionetta formosa

20.   

Red-crested Pochard

Rhodonessa rufina

Netta rufina

21.   

White-winged Scoter

Melanitta fusca

Velvet Scoter

 

 

 

 

 

Hawks, Eagles, Buzzards, Old World Vultures, Kites, Harriers

Accipitridae

 

22.   

Rufous-bellied Eagle

Hieraaetus kienerii

Lophotriorchis kienerii

23.   

Indian Spotted Eagle

Aquila hastata

Clanga hastata

24.   

Greater Spotted Eagle

Aquila clanga

Clanga clanga

25.   

Bonelli’s Eagle

Hieraaetus fasciatus

Aquila fasciata

26.   

Changeable Hawk-eagle

Spizaetus limnaeetus

Nisaetus limnaeetus

27.   

Crested Hawk-eagle

Spizaetus cirrhatus

Nisaetus cirrhatus

28.   

Legge’s Hawk-eagle

Nisaetus kelaarti

New Addition

29.   

Mountain Hawk-eagle

Spizaetus nipalensis

Nisaetus nipalensis

 

 

 

 

 

Osprey

Pandionidae

 

30.   

Osprey

Pandion haliaetus

Western Osprey

 

 

 

 

 

Falcons

Falconidae

 

31.   

‘Red-capped’ Falcon

Falco peregrinus babylonicus

Barbary Falcon Falco peregrinoides babylonicus

 

 

 

 

 

Pheasants, Partridges, Quails

Phasianidae

 

32.   

Blue-breasted Quail

Coturnix chinensis

Excalfactoria chinensis

33.   

Himalayan Monal

Lophophorus impejanus

Impeyan Monal

 

 

 

 

 

Cranes

Gruidae

 

34.   

Siberian Crane

Grus leucogeranus

Leucogeranus leucogeranus

 

 

 

 

 

Rails, Crakes, Moorhens, Coots

Rallidae

 

35.   

Brown Crake

Amaurornis akool

Porzana akool

 

 

 

 

 

Bustards

Otididae

 

36.   

Houbara Bustard

Chlamydotis undulata

Macqueen’s Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii

 

 

 

 

 

Plovers, Dotterels, Lapwings

Charadriidae

 

37.   

Eurasian Dotterel

Charadrius morinellus

New Addition

 

 

 

 

 

Sandpipers, Stints, Snipes, Godwits & Curlews

Scolopacidae

 

38.   

Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

Eurasian Whimbrel

39.   

Grey-tailed Tattler

Heteroscelus brevipes

Tringa brevipes

40.   

Sanderling

Calidris alba

Ereunetes albus

41.   

Spoonbill Sandpiper

Calidris pygmeus

Eurynorhynchus pygmeus

42.   

Little Stint

Calidris minuta

Ereunetes minutus

43.   

Rufous-necked Stint

Calidris ruficollis

Ereunetes ruficollis

44.   

Temminck’s Stint

Calidris temminckii

Ereunetes temminckii

45.   

Long-toed Stint

Calidris subminuta

Ereunetes subminutus

46.   

Pectoral Sandpiper

Ereunetes melanotos

New Addition

47.   

Dunlin

Calidris alpina

Ereunetes alpina

48.   

Curlew Sandpiper

Calidris ferruginea

Erolia ferruginea

 

 

 

 

 

Phalaropes

Phalaropidae

 

49.   

Red Phalarope

Phalaropus fulicaria

Phalaropus fulicarius

 

 

 

 

 

Skuas & Jaegers

Stercorariidae

 

50.   

Brown Skua

Catharacta antarctica

Stercorarius antarcticus

51.   

South Polar Skua

Catharacta maccormicki

Stercorarius maccormicki

52.   

Long-tailed Jaeger

Stercorarius longicaudus

New Addition

 

 

 

 

 

Gulls, Terns & Noddies

Laridae

 

53.   

Sooty Gull

Larus hemprichii

Ichthyaetus hemprichii

54.   

White-eyed Gull

Larus leucophthalmus

Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus

55.   

Great Black-headed Gull

Larus ichthyaetus

Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus

56.   

Brown-headed Gull

Larus brunnicephalus

Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus

57.   

Common Black-headed Gull

Larus ridibundus

Chroicocephalus ridibundus

58.   

Black-legged Kittiwake

Larus tridactyla

Rissa tridactyla

59.   

Slender-billed Gull

Larus genei

Chroicocephalus genei

60.   

Little Gull

Larus minutus

Hydrocoloeus minutus

61.   

Caspian Tern

Sterna caspia

Hydroprogne caspia

62.   

Lesser Crested Tern

Sterna bengalensis

Thalasseus bengalensis

63.   

Great Crested Tern

Sterna bergii

Thalasseus bergii

64.   

Sandwich Tern

Sterna sandvicensis

Thalasseus sandvicensis

65.   

Little Tern

Sterna albifrons albifrons                          Sterna albifrons pusilla/ sinensis

Sternula albifrons albifrons          Sternula albifrons pusilla/ sinensis

66.   

Saunders’s Tern

Sterna saundersi

Sternula saundersi

67.   

Bridled Tern

Sterna anaethetus

Onychoprion anaethetus

68.   

Sooty Tern

Sterna fuscata

Onychoprion fuscatus

69.   

Whiskered Tern

Chlidonias hybridus

Chlidonias hybrida

 

 

 

 

 

Pigeons & Doves

Columbidae

 

70.   

Ceylon Woodpigeon

Columba torringtoni

Columba torringtoniae

71.   

Madagascar Turtle-dove (Int)

Streptopelia picturata

Streptopelia picturatus

72.   

Orange-breasted Green-pigeon

Treron bicincta

Treron bicinctus

73.   

Wedge-tailed Green-pigeon

Treron sphenura

Treron sphenurus

 

 

 

 

 

Cuckoos, Malkohas & Coucals

Cuculidae

 

74.   

Sirkeer Malkoha

Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii

Taccocua leschenaultii

 

 

 

 

 

Owls

Strigidae

 

75.   

Walden’s Scops-owl

Otus modestus

New Addition

76.   

Forest Eagle-owl

Bubo nipalensis

Ketupa nipalensis

77.   

Snowy Owl 

Nyctea scandiaca

Bubo scandiacus

 

 

 

 

 

Nightjars

Caprimulgidae

 

78.   

Great Eared-nightjar

Eurostopodus macrotis

Lyncornis macrotis

 

 

 

 

 

Swifts

Apodidae

 

79.   

Black-nest Swiftlet

Aerodramus maximus

Removed from list

80.   

Pacific Swift

Apus pacificus

Removed from list

81.   

Blyth’s Swift

Apus leuconyx

New Addition

 

 

 

 

 

Kingfishers

Alcedinidae

 

82.   

Stork-billed Kingfisher

Halcyon capensis

Pelargopsis capensis

83.   

Brown-winged Kingfisher

Halcyon amauroptera

Pelargopsis amauroptera

 

 

 

 

 

Hornbills

Bucerotidae

 

84.   

White-throated Brown Hornbill

Ptiloaemus austeni

Anorrhinus austeni

85.   

Narcondam Hornbill

Aceros narcondami

Rhyticeros narcondami

 

 

 

 

 

Barbets

Capitonidae

 

86.   

Ceylon Small Barbet

Megalaima rubricapillus

Xantholaema rubricapillus

87.   

Coppersmith Barbet

Megalaima haemacephala

Xantholaema haemacephala

88.   

Malabar Barbet

Megalaima malabarica

Xantholaema malabarica

 

 

 

 

 

Woodpeckers

Picidae

 

89.   

Speckled Piculet

Picumnus innominatus

Vivia innominata

90.   

Rufous-bellied Pied Woodpecker

Dendrocopos hyperythrus

Hypopicus hyperythrus

91.   

Rufous Woodpecker

Celeus brachyurus

Micropternus brachyurus

92.   

Greater Yellownape

Picus flavinucha

Chrysophlegma flavinucha

93.   

Greater Flameback

Chrysocolaptes lucidus

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus

 

 

 

 

 

Pittas

Pittidae

 

94.   

Eared Pitta (H)

Pitta phayrei

Anthocincla phayrei

95.   

Blue-naped Pitta

Pitta nipalensis

Hydrornis nipalensis

96.   

Blue Pitta

Pitta cyanea

Hydrornis cyanea

 

 

 

 

 

Swallows & Martins

Hirundinidae

 

97.   

Ceylon Swallow

Hirundo hyperythra

Cecropis hyperythra

98.   

Red-rumped Swallow

Hirundo daurica [part]

Cecropis daurica [part]

99.   

Striated Swallow

Hirundo striolata

Cecropis striolata

100.                 

Streak-throated Swallow

Hirundo fluvicola

Petrochelidon fluvicola

 

 

 

 

 

Cuckoo-shrikes,  Flycatcher-shrikes, Trillers, Minivets, Woodshrikes

Campephagidae

 

101.                 

Black-winged Cuckoo-shrike

Coracina melaschistos

Lalage melaschistos

102.                 

Black-headed Cuckoo-shrike

Coracina melanoptera

Lalage melanoptera

 

 

 

 

 

Bulbuls & Finchbills

Pycnonotidae

 

103.                 

Crested Finchbill

Spizixos canifrons

Pycnonotus canifrons

104.                 

Grey-headed Bulbul

Pycnonotus priocephalus

Microtarsus priocephalus

105.                 

Black-headed Bulbul

Pycnonotus atriceps

Microtarsus atriceps

106.                 

Andaman Bulbul

Pycnonotus fuscoflavescens

Microtarsus fuscoflavescens

107.                 

Yellow-eared Bulbul

Pycnonotus penicillatus

Kelaartia penicillata

108.                 

Yellow-browed Bulbul

Iole indica

Acritillas indica

109.                 

Mountain Bulbul

Hypsipetes mcclellandii

Ixos mcclellandii

110.                 

Square-tailed Black Bulbul

Hypsipetes ganeesa

New Addition

111.                 

Nicobar Bulbul

Hypsipetes nicobariensis

Ixos nicobariensis

 

 

 

 

 

Shrikes

Laniidae

 

112.                 

Southern Grey Shrike

Lanius meridionalis

Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor lahtora/ pallidirostris

 

 

 

 

 

Wrens

Troglodytidae

 

113.                 

Winter Wren

Troglodytes troglodytes

Eurasian Wren

 

 

 

 

 

Thrushes, Shortwings, Robins, Forktails, Wheaters

Turdinae

 

114.                 

Asian Rock-thrush

Monticola philippensis

New Addition

115.                 

Pied Ground-thrush

Zoothera wardii

Pied Thrush Geokichla wardii

116.                 

Orange-headed Thrush

Zoothera citrina

Geokichla citrina

117.                 

Siberian Thrush

Zoothera sibirica

Geokichla sibirica

118.                 

Spot-winged Thrush

Zoothera spiloptera

Geokichla spiloptera

119.                 

Black-throated Thrush

Turdus [ruficollis] atrogularis

Turdus atrogularis

120.                 

Red-throated Thrush

Turdus ruficollis ruficollis

Turdus ruficollis

121.                 

Dusky Thrush

Turdus [naumanni] eunomus

Turdus eunomus

122.                 

Lesser Shortwing

Brachypteryx leucophrys

Brachypteryx leucophris

123.                 

Gould’s Shortwing

Brachypteryx stellatus

Heteroxenicus stellatus

124.                 

Himalayan Rubythroat

Luscinia pectoralis [part]                      Luscinia pectoralis tschebaiewi

Calliope pectoralis [part]             Calliope pectoralis tschebaiewi

125.                 

Siberian Rubythroat

Luscinia calliope

Calliope calliope

126.                 

Firethroat

Luscinia pectardens

Calliope pectardens

127.                 

Indian Blue Robin

Luscinia brunnea

Larvivora brunnea

128.                 

Siberian Blue Robin

Luscinia cyane

Larvivora cyane

129.                 

Indian Black Robin

Saxicoloides fulicatus

Copsychus fulicatus

130.                 

White-capped River-chat

Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

Phoenicurus leucocephalus

131.                 

Common Stonechat

Saxicola torquata

Removed from list

132.                 

Jerdon’s Bushchat

Saxicola jerdoni

Rhodophila jerdoni

133.                 

Grey Bushchat

Saxicola ferrea

Rhodophila ferrea

134.                 

Mourning Wheatear

Oenanthe leugens

Removed from list

135.                 

Iranian Wheatear

Oenanthe persica

New Addition

136.                 

Brown Rock-chat

Cercomela fusca

Oenanthe fusca

 

 

 

 

 

Babblers, Laughingthrushes, Babaxes, Barwings, Yuhinas

Timaliinae

 

137.                 

Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush

Garrulax monileger

Leucodioptron monileger

138.                 

Bugun Liocichla

Liocichla bugunorum

New Addition

139.                 

Spot-breasted Laughingthrush

Stactocichla merulina

Leucodioptron merulinus

140.                 

Black-chinned Laughingthrush

Trochalopteron cachinnans

Strophocincla cachinnans

141.                 

Kerala Laughingthrush

Trochalopteron fairbanki

Strophocincla fairbanki

142.                 

Snowy-throated Babbler

Pellorneum oglei

Stachyris oglei

143.                 

Ceylon Scimitar-babbler

Pomatorhinus [schisticeps] melanurus

Pomatorhinus melanurus

144.                 

Indian Scimitar-babbler

Pomatorhinus [schisticeps] horsfieldii

Pomatorhinus horsfieldii

145.                 

Spotted Wren-babbler

Spelaeornis formosus

Elachura formosa

146.                 

Rufous-capped Babbler

Stachyris ruficeps

Cyanoderma ruficeps

147.                 

Black-chinned Babbler

Stachyris pyrrhops

Cyanoderma pyrrhops

148.                 

Golden Babbler 

Stachyris chrysaea

Cyanoderma chrysaea

149.                 

Striped Tit-babbler

Macronous gularis

Pin-striped Tit-babbler Mixornis gularis

150.                 

Cutia

Cutia nipalensis

Himalayan Cutia

151.                 

White-browed Shrike-babbler

Pteruthius flaviscapis

Removed from the list

152.                 

Blyth’s Shrike-babbler

Pteruthius aeralatus

New Addition

153.                 

Chestnut-fronted Shrike-babbler

Pteruthius aenobarbus

Clicking Shrike-babbler Pteruthius intermedius aenobarbus

154.                 

Hoary-throated Barwing

Actinodura nipalensis

Ixops nipalensis

155.                 

Streak-throated Barwing

Actinodura waldeni

Ixops waldeni

156.                 

Blue-winged Minla

Minla cyanouroptera

Siva cyanouroptera

157.                 

Bar-throated Minla

Minla strigula

Chrysominla strigula

158.                 

Golden-breasted Fulvetta

Alcippe chrysotis

Lioparus chrysotis

159.                 

Yellow-throated Fulvetta

Alcippe cinerea

Pseudominla cinerea

160.                 

Rufous-winged Fulvetta

Alcippe castaneceps

Pseudominla castaneceps

161.                 

White-browed Fulvetta

Alcippe vinipectus

Fulvetta vinipectus

162.                 

Chinese Fulvetta

Alcippe striaticollis

Fulvetta striaticollis

163.                 

Brown-throated Fulvetta

Alcippe ludlowi

Fulvetta ludlowi

164.                 

Manipur Fulvetta

Alcipp manipurensis

Fulvetta manipurensis

165.                 

Rufous-throated Fulvetta

Alcippe rufogularis

Schoeniparus rufogularis

166.                 

Rusty-capped Fulvetta

Alcippe dubia

Schoeniparus dubius

167.                 

Rufous-backed Sibia

Heterophasia annectans

Leioptila annectens

168.                 

Rufous Sibia

Heterophasia capistrata

Malacias capistratus

169.                 

Grey Sibia

Heterophasia gracilis

Malacias gracilis

170.                 

Beautiful Sibia

Heterophasia pulchella

Malacias pulchellus

 

 

 

 

 

Parrotbills

Panurinae

 

171.                 

Fulvous Parrotbill

Paradoxornis fulvifrons

Suthora fulvifrons

172.                 

Black-throated Parrotbill

Paradoxornis nipalensis

Suthora nipalensis

173.                 

Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbill

Paradoxornis atrosuperciliaris

Pale-billed Parrotbill

174.                 

Greater Rufous-headed Parrotbill

Paradoxornis ruficeps

White-breasted Parrotbill

175.                 

Rufous-headed Parrotbill

Paradoxornis bakeri

New Addition

 

 

 

 

 

Goldcrest, Prinias, Tesias, Warblers

Sylviinae

 

176.                 

Chestnut-headed Tesia

Tesia castaneocoronata

Oligura castaneocoronata

177.                 

Pale-footed Bush-warbler

Cettia pallidipes

Urosphena pallidipes

178.                 

Munchurian Bush-warbler

Cettia canturians

Korean Bush-warbler Horornis canturians

179.                 

Strong-footed Bush-warbler

Cettia fortipes

Horornis fortipes

180.                 

Large Bush-warbler

Cettia major

Oligura major

181.                 

Himalayan Aberrant Bush-warbler

Cettia flavolivacea [part]

Horornis flavolivaceus [part]

182.                 

‘Manipur' Aberrant Bush-warbler

Cettia flavolivacea weberi

Horornis flavolivaceus weberi

183.                 

Hume's Bush-warbler

Cettia brunnescens

Horornis brunnescens

184.                 

Grey-sided Bush-warbler

Cettia brunnifrons

Oligura brunnifrons

185.                 

Spotted Bush-warbler

Bradypterus thoracicus

Locustella thoracica

186.                 

Long-billed Bush-warbler

Bradypterus major

Locustella major

187.                 

Chinese Bush-warbler

Bradypterus tacsanowskius

Locustella tacsanowskia

188.                 

Brown Bush-warbler

Bradypterus luteoventris

Locustella luteoventris

189.                 

Baikal Bush-warbler

Bradypterus davidi

Locustella davidi

190.                 

Russet Bush-warbler

Bradypterus mandelli

Locustella mandelli

191.                 

West Himalayan Bush-warbler

Locustella kashmirensis

New Addition

192.                 

Booted Warbler

Hippolais caligata

Iduna caligata

193.                 

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler

Hippolais pallida

Iduna pallid

194.                 

Syke's Warbler

Hippolais rama

Iduna rama

195.                 

Mountain Tailorbird

Orthotomus cuculatus

Phyllergates cuculatus

196.                 

Claudia’s Warbler

Phylloscopus claudiae

New Addition

197.                 

Rufous-rumped Grassbird

Graminicola bengalensis

Indian Grassbird

 

 

 

 

 

Flycatchers

Muscicapinae

 

198.                 

Asian Brown Flycatcher

Muscicapa dauurica

Muscicapa latirostris

199.                 

Slaty-backed Flycatcher

Ficedula hodgsonii

Ficedula sordida

200.                 

White-gorgeted Flycatcher

Ficedula monileger

Anthipes monileger

201.                 

Blue-and-white Flycatcher

Cyanoptila cyanomelana

New Addition

202.                 

Pygmy Blue Flycatcher

Muscicapella hodgsoni

Ficedula hodgsoni

 

 

 

 

 

Whistlers

Pachycephalinae

 

203.                 

Nicobar Jungle Whistler

Pachycephala nicobaricus

Cyornis nicobaricus

 

 

 

 

 

Long-tailed Tits

Aegithalidae

 

204.                 

Red-headed Tit

Aegithalos concinnus

Aegithalos iredalei

205.                 

Black-throated Tit

Aegithalos concinnus

New addition

206.                 

‘Black-browed’ Tit

Aegithalos [iouschistos] bonvaloti

Aegithalos bonvaloti

 

 

 

 

 

Tits

Paridae

 

207.                 

White-browed Tit

Parus superciliosus

Poecile superciliosus

208.                 

Rufous-naped Tit

Parus rufonuchalis

Periparus rufonuchalis

209.                 

Rufous-vented Tit

Parus rubidiventris

Periparus rubidiventris

210.                 

Spot-winged Tit

Parus melanolophus

‘Spot-winged’ Coal Tit Periparus ater melanolophus

211.                 

Coal Tit

Parus ater

Periparus ater aemodius

212.                 

Grey-crested Tit

Parus dichrous

Lophophanes dichrous

213.                 

Great Tit

Parus major

Removed from list

214.                 

‘Turkestan’ Great Tit

Parus major bokharensis

New addition

215.                 

Japanese Tit

Parus minor tibetanus

New addition

216.                 

Cinereous Tit

Parus cinereus

New addition

217.                 

Azure Tit

Parus cyanus

Cyanistes cyanus tianschanicus

218.                 

Yellow-breasted Tit

Parus flavipectus

‘Yellow-breasted’ Azure Tit Cyanistes cyanus flavipectus

219.                 

Black-bibbed Tit

Parus hypermelaenus

Peocile hypermelaenus

 

 

 

 

 

Treecreepers, Creepers

Certhiidae

 

220.                 

Eurasian Treecreeper

Certhia familiaris hodgsoni                      Certhia familiaris mandelli (C & E Himalaya)

Hodgson’s Treecreeper Certhia h. hodgsoni                   Certhia hodgsoni mandelli

221.                 

Brown-throated Treecreeper

Certhia discolor

Sikkim Treecreeper

222.                 

Spotted Creeper

Salpornis spilonotus

Indian Spotted Creeper

 

 

 

 

 

Flowerpeckers

Dicaeidae

 

223.                 

Thick-billed Flowerpecker

Dicaeum agile

Pachyglossa agile

224.                 

Modest Flowerpecker

Pachyglossa obsoleta

New addition

225.                 

Yellow-vented Flowerpecker

Dicaeum chrysorrheum

Pachyglossa chrysorrhea

226.                 

Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker

Dicaeum melanoxanthum

Pachyglossa melanoxantha

227.                 

Legge’s Flowerpecker

Dicaeum vincens

Pachyglossa vincens

 

 

 

 

 

Buntings

Emberizinae

 

228.                 

Crested Bunting

Melophus lathami

Emberiza lathami

229.                 

Corn Bunting

Miliaria calandra

Emberiza calandra

 

 

 

 

 

Finches

Fringillidae

 

230.                 

Himalayan Greenfinch

Carduelis spinoides

Chloris spinoides

231.                 

Black-headed Greenfinch

Carduelis ambigua

Chloris ambigua

232.                 

Eurasian Siskin

Carduelis spinus

Spinus spinus

233.                 

Tibetan Siskin

Carduelis thibetana

Spinus thibetanus

234.                 

European Goldfinch

Carduelis chloris

Chloris chloris

235.                 

Twite

Acanthis flavirostris

Linaria flavirostris

236.                 

European Linnet

Acanthis cannabina

Linaria cannabina

237.                 

Dark-breasted Rosefinch

Carpodacus nipalensis

Procarduelis nipalensis

238.                 

Common Rosefinch

Carpodacus erythrinus roseus group     

Carpodacus erythrinus erythrinus group

Carpodacus erythrina roseus group                                    Carpodacus e. erythrina group

239.                 

Long-tailed Rosefinch

Uragus sibiricus

Carpodacus sibiricus

240.                 

Crimson-browed Finch

Propyrrhula subhimachala

Carpodacus subhimachalus

 

 

 

 

 

Sparrows & Snowfinches

Passerinae

 

241.                 

Yellow-throated Sparrow

Petronia xanthocollis

Gymnoris xanthocollis

242.                 

Pale Sparrow

Petronia brachydactyla

Carpospiza brachydactyla

 

 

 

 

 

Starlings & Mynas

Sturnidae

 

243.                 

White-faced Starling

Sturnia albofrontata

Sturnornis albofrontatus

244.                 

Vinous-breasted Myna

Sturnia burmannica

Acridotheres burmannicus

245.                 

Brahminy Starling

Temenuchus pagodarum

Sturnia pagodarum

246.                 

Daurian Starling

Sturnia sturnina

Agropsar sturninus

247.                 

Rosy Starling

Sturnus roseus

Pastor roseus

 

 

 

 

 

Drongos

Dicruridae

 

248.                 

Black Drongo

Dicrurus macrocercus

Edolius macrocercus

249.                 

Ashy Drongo

Dicrurus leucophaeus

Edolius leucophaeus

250.                 

White-bellied Drongo

Dicrurus caerulescens

Edolius caerulescens

251.                 

Bronzed Drongo

Dicrurus aeneus

Chaptia aeneus

 

Reference:

Rasmussen, P.C. & J.C. Anderton (2012): Birds of South Asia: The Ripley Guide Vol. 1: Field guide.  Vol. 2: Attributes and status. Smithsonian Institution and Lynx Edicions, Washington, D.C. & Barcelona.