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| Last Updated:: 13/02/2015

EDGE bird species based on ED (Evolutionary Distinctiveness) score from India

EDGE Rank Order Family Species Common Name Assigned IUCN 2012 ED Score EDGE Score
6 OTIDIFORMES Otididae Houbaropsis bengalensis Bengal Florican CR 24.273878 6.00236
7 STRIGIFORMES Strigidae Heteroglaux blewitti Forest Owlet CR 24.084489 5.994838
9 SULIFORMES Fregatidae Fregata andrewsi Christmas Island Frigatebird CR 22.678181 5.937142713
11 CHARADRIIFORMES Scolopacidae Eurynorhynchus pygmeus Spoon-billed Sandpiper CR 19.729778 5.80416
27 ACCIPITRIFORMES Accipitridae Sarcogyps calvus Red-headed Vulture CR 14.123593 5.488845
30 ACCIPITRIFORMES Accipitridae Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture EN 27.712059 5.436759
41 CHARADRIIFORMES Glareolidae Rhinoptilus bitorquatus Jerdon's Courser CR 11.857601 5.326524
42 OTIDIFORMES Otididae Sypheotides indicus Lesser Florican EN 24.273878 5.309213
45 GRUIFORMES Heliornithidae Heliopais personatus Masked Finfoot EN 23.120242 5.262493
49 CHARADRIIFORMES Charadriidae Vanellus gregarius Sociable Lapwing CR 10.708931 5.232941
54 GRUIFORMES Gruidae Grus leucogeranus Siberian Crane CR 9.903283 5.161653
69 OTIDIFORMES Otididae Ardeotis nigriceps Great Indian Bustard CR 8.988413 5.074014
70 SULIFORMES Sulidae Papasula abbotti Abbott's Booby EN 18.68152 5.059122
73 CICONIIFORMES Ciconiidae Leptoptilos dubius Greater Adjutant EN 18.366746 5.042999
79 PELECANIFORMES Ardeidae Ardea insignis White-bellied Heron CR 8.402338 5.013547
99 CHARADRIIFORMES Scolopacidae Gallinago nemoricola Wood Snipe VU 7.270139 4.88524
118 CICONIIFORMES Ciconiidae Ciconia boyciana Oriental Stork EN 13.962842 4.785011
192 PELECANIFORMES Pelecanidae Pelecanus crispus Dalmatian Pelican VU 23.186284 4.57208
194 BUCEROTIFORMES Bucerotidae Aceros narcondami Narcondam Hornbill EN 11.043736 4.567986
197 CHARADRIIFORMES Scolopacidae Tringa guttifer Spotted Greenshank EN 10.929903 4.55849
204 OTIDIFORMES Otididae Chlamydotis undulata Houbara Bustard VU 22.72517 4.552831
223 CICONIIFORMES Ciconiidae Leptoptilos javanicus Lesser Adjutant VU 21.53714 4.501459
312 GALLIFORMES Phasianidae Pavo muticus Green Peafowl EN 8.013827 4.278201
322 BUCEROTIFORMES Bucerotidae Aceros nipalensis Rufous-necked Hornbill VU 16.543158 4.250958
325 PASSERIFORMES Muscicapidae Myiomela major Nilgiri Blue Robin EN 7.694886 4.242177
326 PASSERIFORMES Muscicapidae Myiomela albiventris White-bellied Blue Robin EN 7.694886 4.242177
386 PASSERIFORMES Sittidae Sitta victoriae White-browed Nuthatch EN 6.699922 4.120652
451 CHARADRIIFORMES Scolopacidae Calidris tenuirostris Great Knot VU 12.885775 4.017159
460 CUCULIFORMES Cuculidae Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus Red-faced Malkoha VU 12.790593 4.010281
614 CHARADRIIFORMES Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis Far Eastern Curlew VU 9.992261 3.783486
626 ACCIPITRIFORMES Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucoryphus Pallas's Fish-eagle VU 9.829315 3.768551
723 PASSERIFORMES Sylviidae Chaetornis striata Bristled Grassbird VU 8.782357 3.666875
785 ACCIPITRIFORMES Accipitridae Accipiter butleri Nicobar Sparrowhawk VU 8.060446 3.590213
790 CHARADRIIFORMES Laridae Rynchops albicollis Indian Skimmer VU 8.031076 3.586966
897 SULIFORMES Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Socotra Cormorant VU 7.346868 3.508181
911 PASSERIFORMES Sittidae Sitta formosa Beautiful Nuthatch VU 7.261213 3.497866
927 GALLIFORMES Phasianidae Francolinus gularis Swamp Francolin VU 7.185794 3.488695
941 PASSERIFORMES Paridae Parus nuchalis White-naped Tit VU 7.109771 3.479364
961 APODIFORMES Apodidae Apus acuticauda Dark-rumped Swift VU 7.000841 3.465841
981 PASSERIFORMES Pycnonotidae Pycnonotus xantholaemus Yellow-throated Bulbul VU 6.879877 3.450607
991 PASSERIFORMES Muscicapidae Saxicola insignis White-throated Bushchat VU 6.840016 3.445535
1012 ANSERIFORMES Anatidae Marmaronetta angustirostris Marbled Teal VU 6.771976 3.436819
1029 GALLIFORMES Phasianidae Catreus wallichi Cheer Pheasant VU 6.624584 3.417672
1074 GRUIFORMES Gruidae Grus antigone Sarus Crane VU 6.37203 3.383987
1077 GALLIFORMES Phasianidae Tragopan blythii Blyth's Tragopan VU 6.361329 3.382535

Reference: http://edgeofexistence.org/birds/default.php