Birds Checklist of Pench Tiger Reserve

No Common English Name Scientific name
1 Painted Francolin Francolinus pictus
2 Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus
3 Jungle Bush Quail Perdicula asiatica
4 Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea
5 Painted Spurfowl Galloperdix lunulata
6 Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
7 Indian Peafowl Pavo Cristatus
8 Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica
9 Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
10 Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus
11 Gadwall Anas strepera
12 Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
13 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
14 Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha
15 Northern Pintail Anas acuta
16 Garganey Anas querquedula
17 Common Teal Anas crecca
18 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
19 Common Pochard Aythya ferina
20 Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca
21 Tufted Duck Athya fuligula
22 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
23 Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala
24 Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans
25 Black Stork Ciconia nigra
26 Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
27 Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
28 Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus
29 Red-naped Ibis Pseudibis papillosa
30 Eusasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
31 Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
32 Striated Heron/Little Heron Butorides striata
33 Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
34 Indian Pond Hron Ardeola grayii
35 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
36 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
37 Cuttle Egret Bubulcus ibis
38 Great Egret Casmerodius albus
39 Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia
40 Little Egret Egretta garzetta
41 Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster
42 Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger
43 Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
44 Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
45 Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
46 Laggar Falcon Falco jugger
47 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
48 Osprey Pandion haliaetus
49 Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
50 Black Kite Milvus migrans
51 Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
52 Grey-headed Fish Eagle Icthyophaga ichthyaetus
53 Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
54 Egyption Vulture Neophron percnopterus
55 White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis
56 Indian Vulture/Long-billed Vulture Gyps indicus
57 Griffon Vulture/Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulves
58 Cinereous Vulture/Eurasian Black Vulture Aegypius monachus
59 Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus
60 Short-tode Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus
61 Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela
62 Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
63 Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
64 Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus
65 Shikra Accipiter badius
66 Besra Accipiter virgatus
67 White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa
68 Common Buzzard Buteo buteo
69 Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
70 Bonelli’s Eagle Aquila fasciata
71 Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
72 Crested Hawk Eagle Nisaetus cirrhatus
73 White-breasted Waterhen Amauromis phoenicurus
74 Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki
75 Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator
76 Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
77 Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
78 Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
79 Indian Thick-knee Burhinus indicus
80 Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus
81 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
82 River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii
83 Yellow-wattled Lapwing Vanellus malabaricus
84 Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus
85 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
86 Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
87 Common Snipe Galliango galliango
88 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
89 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
90 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
91 Little Stint Calidris minuta
92 Indian Courser Cursorius coromandelicus
93 River Tern Sterna aurantia
94 Painted Sandgrouse Pterocles indicus
95 Common Pigeon Columba livia
96 Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis
97 Eurasion Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
98 Red Collared Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
99 Spotted Dove Stigmatopelia chinensis
100 Laughing Dove Stigmatopelia senegalensis
101 Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicopterus
102 Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
103 Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
104 Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
105 Plum-headed Parakeet Psittacula cyanocephala
106 Jacobin Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
107 Common Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius
108 Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
109 Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus
110 Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
111 Sirkeer Malkoha Taccocua leschenaultii
112 Southern Coucal Centropus parroti
113 Barn Owl Tyto alba
114 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
115 Indian Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena
116 Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia
117 Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum
118 Spotted Owlet Athene brama
119 Eurasian Eagle Owl Bubo bubo
120 Indian Eagle Owl Bubo bengalensis
121 Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis
122 Mottled Wood Owl Strix ocellata
123 Brown Wood Owl Strix leptogrammica
124 Jungle Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus
125 Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus
126 Savanna Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis
127 White-rumped Spinetail Zoonavena sylvatica
128 Asian Palm Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis
129 Crested Treeswift Hemiprocne coronata
130 Little Swift Apus affinis
131 Common Hoopoe Upupa epops
132 Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
133 Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis
134 White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
135 Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
136 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
137 Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
138 Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
139 Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris
140 Malabar Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros coronatus
141 Brown-headed Barbet Megalaima zeylanica
142 Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala
143 Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla
144 Rufous Woodpecker Micropternus brachyurus
145 Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos nanus
146 Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis
147 Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus
148 Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus
149 Lesser Goldenback/ Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense
150 White-naped Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes festivus
151 Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
152 Common woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus
153 Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus
154 Large Cuckooshrike Coracina macei
155 Black-headed Cuckooshrike Coracina melanoptera
156 Common Iora Aegithina tiphia
157 White-bellied Minivet Pericrocotus erythropygius
158 Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
159 Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus
160 Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus speciosus
161 Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
162 Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus
163 Bay-backed Shrike Lanius vittatus
164 Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
165 Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis
166 Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
167 Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
168 Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus
169 White-bellied Drongo Dicrurus caerulescens
170 Indian Golden Oriole Oriolus kundoo
171 Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
172 White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis
173 White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola
174 Asian Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
175 Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea
176 Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda
177 Indian Jungle Crow Corvus culminatus
178 House Crow Corvus splendens
179 Great Tit Parus major
180 Black-lored Tit Parus xanthogenys
181 Fire-capped Tit Cephalopyrus flammiceps
182 Plain Martin Riparia paludicola
183 Streak-throated Swallow Petrochelidon fluvicola
184 Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
185 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
186 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
187 Singing Bushlark Mirafra cantillans
188 Indian Bushlark Mirafra erythroptera
189 Rufous-tailed Lark Ammomanes phoenicura
190 Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark Eremopterix griseus
191 Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula
192 White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis
193 Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jacosus
194 Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer
195 Yellow-browed Bulbul Acritillas indica
196 Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii
197 Jungle Prinia Prinia sylvatica
198 Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis
199 Rufous-fronted Prinia Prinia buchanani
200 Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius
201 Blyth’s Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
202 Booted Warbler Iduna caligata
203 Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
204 Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus
205 Hume’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus humei
206 Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
207 Large-billed Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris
208 Western Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus occipitalis
209 Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
210 Tawny-bellied Babbler Dumetia hyperythra
211 Indian Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus horsfieldii
212 Common Babbler Turdoides caudata
213 Large Grey Babbler Turdoides malcolmi
214 Jungle Babbler Turdoides striata
215 Yellow-billed Babbler Turdoides affinis
216 Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala
217 Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
218 Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus
219 Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
220 Asian Pied Starling Gracupica contra
221 Cheastnut-tailed Starling Sturnia malabarica
222 Brahminy Starling Sturnia pagodarum
223 Rosy Starling Pastor roseus
224 Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris
225 Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina
226 Scaly Thrush Zoothear dauma
227 Indian Blackbird Turdus simillimus
228 Tickell’s Thrush Turdus unicolor
229 Red-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis
230 Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis
231 White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus
232 Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicatus
233 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
234 Common Stonechat Saxicola torquatus
235 Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
236 Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferreus
237 Brown Rock Chat Crecomela fusca
238 Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius
239 Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
240 Brown-breasted Flycatcher Muscicapa muttui
241 Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva
242 Ultramarine Flycatcher Ficedula superciliaris
243 Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassinus
244 Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae
245 Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis
246 Jerdon’s Leafbird Chloropsis jerdoni
247 Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons
248 Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile
249 Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erithrorynchos
250 Purple-rumped Sunbird Leptocoma zeylonica
251 Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus
252 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
253 Chestnut-shouldered Petronia/ Yellow-throated Sparrow Gymnoris xanthocollis
254 Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus
255 Indian Silverbill Euodice malabarica
256 Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
257 White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata
258 Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
259 Black-headed Munia Lonchura Malacca
260 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
261 Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
262 Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
263 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
264 White Wagtail Motacilla alba
265 White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis
266 Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus
267 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
268 Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
269 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
270 Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
271 Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
272 Crested Bunting Melophus lathami
273 Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala
274 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
275 Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
276 Eurasian Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
277 Eurasian Roller Coracias garrulus
278 Rosy Minivet Pericrocotus roseus
279 Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
280 Stoliczka's Bushchat Saxicola macrorhynchus