PLEASE! If you see any mistakes, I'm 100% sure that I have wrongly identified some birds.
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Kolkata bird watching map, click HERE

Mumbai bird watching map, click HERE


Below is my bird checklist from my visit to India. I did safari in 6 different national parks so of course, I spotted a few birds. And below is the list of birds I got pictures of during my Tiger safari. Of course, I wish for some of the pictures to be of a much higher quality

Birds in alphabetical order
If you want to choose bird by picture see below the table

Bird name
Scientific Name
Date first observed
Place
Link to pictures & information

Alexandrine parakeet

Psittacula eupatria
25 Jan 2016
Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Ashy prinia or Ashy wren-warbler

Prinia socialis
13 May 2017
Bhandup Pumping Station, Mumbai
Click HERE

Asian Koel

Prinia socialis
7 March 2018
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanical Garden, Kolkata
Click HERE

Asian Openbill Stork

Anastomus oscitans
18 Jan 2016
Ranthambhore National Park
Click HERE

Bank Myna

Acridotheres ginginianus
9 Dec 2016
River Ganges, Varanasi
Click HERE

Baya Weaver

Ploceus philippinus
13 May 2018
Bhandup Pumping Station, Mumbai
Click HERE

Black-capped Kingfisher

Halcyon pileata
2 Dec 2016
Sundarbans, India
Click HERE

Black-crowned Night Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax
13 May 2017
Bhandup Pumping Station, Mumbai
Click HERE

Black Drongo

Milvus migrans
9 Jan 2016
Alang, India
Click HERE

Black-headed gull

Chroicocephalus ridibundus
9 Dec 2016
River Ganges, Varanasi
Click HERE

Black-headed ibis
or Oriental White ibis

Threskiornis melanocephalus
8 Jan 2016
Hiran River - Sasan Gir, India
Click HERE

Black-hooded Oriole

Oriolus xanthornus
18 March 2018
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanical Garden, Kolkata
Click HERE

Black Kite

Milvus migrans
23 Jan 2016
Lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple, Delhi
Click HERE

Black-rumped flameback

Dinopium benghalense
17 Jan 2016
Ranthambhore National Park
Click HERE

Black-shouldered Kite

Renamed to Black-winged Kite:
Is now Black-winged Kite, they were separated
and are now two species, Black-shouldered is
now, only in Australia.


Elanus axillaris
13 Jan 2016
Bijrani Zone at Jim Corbett National Park
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Black Stork

Ciconia nigra
31 Jan 2016
Kanha National Park
Click HERE

Black-winged Kite

Elanus caeruleus
13 March 2018
Tadoba
Click HERE

Blue-bearded bee-eater

Nyctyornis athertoni
25 Jan 2016
Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Brown Fish Owl

Bubo zeylonensis or Ketupa zeylonensis
18 Jan 2016
Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Brahminy kite

Haliastur indus
13 May 2017
Bhandup Pumping Station, Mumbai
Click HERE

Brahminy starling

Sturnia pagodarum
7 Jan 2016
Sasan Gir
Click HERE

Bronze-winged jacana

Metopidius indicus
7 March 2018
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanical Garden, Kolkata
Click HERE

Brown-winged Kingfisher

Pelargopsis amauroptera
3 Dev 2016
Sundarban Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Cattle Egret

Bubulcus ibis
7 Jan 2016
Gir National Park
Click HERE

Changeable Hawk-eagle

Nisaetus cirrhatus
8 Jan 2016
Gir National Park
Click HERE

Collared Kingfisher

Todiramphus chloris
2 Dec 2016
Sundarbans, India
Click HERE

Common Emerald dove

Alcedo atthis
11 Jan 2016
Jhirna Zone in Jim Corbett National Park
Click HERE

Common Greenshank

Tringa nebularia
18 January 2016
Ramthanbhore Tiger Reserve
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Common Hill Myna

Gracula religiosa
7 March 2018
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanical Garden, Kolkata
Click HERE

Common Kingfisher

Alcedo atthis
7 Jan 2016
Sasan Gir
Click HERE

Common Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus
7 March 2018
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanical Garden, Kolkata
Click HERE

Common Myna

Acridotheres tristis
12 Jan 2016
Dhikala Zone at Jim Corbett National Park
Click HERE

Common Redshank

Tringa totanus
3 Dec 2016
Sundarban Tiger reserve
Click HERE

Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos
2 Dec 2016
Sundarban Tiger reserve
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Common Tailorbird

Orthotomus sutorius
11 Jan 2016
At my hotel in Jim Corbett Park
Click HERE

Crested Honey Buzzard or
Oriental Honey Buzzard,

Pernis ptilorhynchus
8 March 2018
Sundarban Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Crested serpent eagle

Spilornis cheela
11 Jan 2016
Jhirna Zone in Jim Corbett National Park
Click HERE

Eurasian Collared Dove

Spilornis cheela
15 Jan 2016
Jaipur
Click HERE

Eurasian Curlew

Numenius arquata
3 Dec 2016
Sundarban Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Golden-fronted leafbird

Chloropsis cochinchinensis
27 Jan 2016
Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Great Egret /
Great White Heron

Ardea alba
8 Jan 2016
Hirna River - Sasan Gir
Click HERE

Great stone-curlew

Esacus recurvirostris
18 Jan 2016
Ranthambhore National Park
Click HERE

Greater coucal

Centropus sinensis
7 Jan 2016
Gir National Park
Click HERE

Greater flameback

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus
30 Jan 2016
Kanha National Park
Click HERE

Greater Flamingo

Phoenicopterus roseus
12 May 2017
Bhandup Pumping Station, Mumbai
Click HERE

Greater racket-tailed drongo

Dicrurus paradiseus
30 Jan 2016
Kanha National Park
Click HERE

Green Bee-eater

Merops orientalis
7 Jan 2016
Gir National Park
Click HERE

Green Sandpiper

Tringa ochropus
29 Jan 2016
Kanha Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Grey francolin

Francolinus pondicerianus
18 Jan 2016
Ranthambhore National Park
Click HERE

Grey Heron

Ardea cinerea
18 Jan 2016
Ranthambhore National Park
Click HERE

Grey Junglefowl

Gallus sonneratii
15 March 2018
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Project
Click HERE

Hen Harrier

Circus cyaneus
12 Jan 2016
Dhikala Zone at Jim Corbett National Park
Click HERE

Hoopoe

Upupa epops
12 Jan 2016
Dhikala Zone at Jim Corbett National Park
Click HERE

House Crow

Corvus splendens
1 Dec 2016
Calcutta, India
Click HERE

House Sparrow

Passer domesticus
11 May 2017
Mumbai, India
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Indian Grey Hornbill

Ocyceros birostris
29 Jan 2016
Kanha National Park
Click HERE

Indian paradise flycatcher

Terpsiphone paradisi
8 Jan 2016
Gir National Park
Click HERE

Indian Peafowl

Pavo cristatus
7 Jan 2016
Gir National park, India
Click HERE

Indian Pond Heron

Ardeola grayii
8 Jan 2016
Hiran River - Sasan Gir, India
Click HERE

Indian Roller

Coracias benghalensis
24 Jan 2016
Outside Khajuraho, India
Click HERE

Indian Scops Owl

Otus bakkamoena
7 Jan 2016
Gir National Park
Click HERE

Indian vulture

Gyps indicus
25 Jan 2016
GBandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Intermediate Egret

Ardea intermedia
8th of January 2016
Gir National Park
Click HERE

Jungle Babbler

Turdoides striata
8 Jan 2016
Gir National Park
Click HERE

Jungle Owlet

Glaucidium radiatum
30 Jan 2016
Kanha National Park
Click HERE

Large-billed Crow or
Jungle crow, thick-billed crow

Corvus macrorhynchos
8 March 2018
Sundarban Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Laughing Dove

Spilopelia senegalensis
17 March 2018
Irai Safari Retreat – Resort at Tadoba
Click HERE

Lesser adjutant stork

Leptoptilos javanicus
25 Jan 2016
Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Lesser Flamingo

Phoeniconaias minor
9 May 2017
Sewri Flamingo Point, Bombay
Click HERE

Lesser Whistling Duck

Dendrocygna javanica
2 Dec 2016
Sundarban Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Lineated barbet

Megalaima lineata
11 Jan 2016
Jhirna Zone in Jim Corbett National Park
Click HERE

Little cormorant

Microcarbo niger
18 Jan 2016
Ranthambhore
Click HERE

Little Egret

Megalaima lineata
11 Jan 2016
Jim Corbett Park
Click HERE

Little grebe

Tachybaptus ruficollis
29 Jan 2016
Kanha Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Little Heron

Butorides striata
10 May 2017
Sewri Pelican point
Click HERE

Long-tailed shrike

Lanius schach
13 Jan 2016
Bijrani Zone at Jim Corbett National Park
Click HERE

Oriental Darter

Anhinga melanogaster
18 Jan 2016
Ranthambhorne Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Oriental Magpie Robin

Copsychus saularis
26 Jan 2016
Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Painted Spurfowl

Galloperdix lunulata
19 Jan 2016
Ranthambhore, India
Click HERE

Painted Stork

Mycteria leucocephala
18 Jan 2016
Ranthambhore, India
Click HERE

Pied kingfisher

Ceryle rudis
7 Jan 2016
Sasan Gir, India
Click HERE

Plum-headed parakeet

Psittacula cyanocephala
7 Jan 2016
Sasan Gir, India
Click HERE

Puff-throated babbler

Pellorneum ruficeps
25 Jan 2016
Sasan Gir, India
Click HERE

Red Junglefowl

Gallus gallus
25 Jan 2016
Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Red-naped ibis

Pseudibis papillosa
29 Jan 2016
Kanha Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Red-vented bulbul

Pycnonotus cafer
25 Jan 2016
Gir National Park
Click HERE

Red-wattled lapwing

Vanellus indicus
7 Jan 2016
Gir National Park, India
Click HERE

Rufous treepie

Dendrocitta vagabunda
7 Jan 2016
Gir National Park, India
Click HERE

Rose-ringed Parakeet

Psittacula krameri
7 Jan 2016
Gir National Park, India
Click HERE

Ruddy shelduck/
known in India as the Brahminy duck

Tadorna ferruginea
1 Feb 2016
Pench National Park
Click HERE

Siberian stonechat

Saxicola maurus
8 Jan 2016
Sasan Gir, India
Click HERE

Sirkeer malkoha
or Sirkeer cuckoo

Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii
15 March 2018
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Project
Click HERE

Spotted Dove

Spilopelia chinensis
29 Jan 2016
Kanha Tiger Reserve
Click HERE

Spotted Owlet

Athene brama
7 Jan 2016
Sasan Gir, India
Click HERE

Western Reef Heron

Egretta gularis
9 May 2017
Sewri Flamingo Point, Bombay
Click HERE

White-breasted waterhen

Amaurornis phoenicurus
7 Jan 2016
Ramthanbhore National Park
Click HERE

White-browed wagtail

Motacilla maderaspatensis
7 Jan 2016
Sasan Gir
Click HERE

White-eared bulbul

Pycnonotus leucotis
13 May 2017
Bhandup Pumping Station, Mumbai
Click HERE

White-naped woodpecker

Chrysocolaptes festivus
30 Jan 2016
Kanha National Park
Click HERE

White-throated Kingfisher

Halcyon smyrnensis
7 Jan 2016
Gir National Park, India
Click HERE

Wire-tailed swallow

Hirundo smithii
7 Jan 2016
Sasan Gir
Click HERE

Yellow-footed green pigeon

Treron phoenicoptera
7 Jan 2016
Gir National Park, India
Click HERE

Yellow-wattled lapwing

Vanellus malabaricus
7 Jan 2016
Gir National Park, India
Click HERE




Alexandrine parakeet, Psittacula eupatria

Ashy prinia, Ashy wren-warbler, Prinia socialis

Asian Koel, Eudynamys scolopaceus, นกกาเหว่า

Asian Openbill Stork, Anastomus oscitans

Bank myna, Acridotheres ginginianus

Baya Weaver, Ploceus philippinus

Black-capped Kingfisher, Halcyon pileata, นกกะเต็นหัวดำ

Black-crowned Night Heron, Nycticorax nycticorax, นกแขวก

Black drongo, Dicrurus macrocercus

Black-headed gull, Chroicocephalus ridibundus, Skrattmås

Black-Headed Ibis, Oriental White ibis, Threskiornis melanocephalus

Black-hooded oriole, Oriolus xanthornus

Black Kite, Milvus migrans

Black-rumped flameback, Dinopium benghalense

Black-shouldered Kite, Elanus axillaris

Black Stork, Ciconia nigra

Black-winged Kite, Elanus caeruleus

Blue-bearded bee-eater, Nyctyornis athertoni

Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus, เหยี่ยวแดง

Brahminy starling, Sturnia pagodarum

Bronze-winged jacana, Metopidius indicus, นกพริก

Brown Fish Owl, Bubo zeylonensis, Ketupa zeylonensis

brown-winged kingfisher, Pelargopsis amauroptera

Cattle Egret, Bubulcus ibis

Changeable Hawk-eagle, Nisaetus cirrhatus

Collared Kingfisher

Common Emerald Dove, Asian Emerald Dove, Grey-capped Emerald Dove, Chalcophaps indica

Common Greenshank, Tringa nebularia

Common Hill Myna, Gracula religiosa

Common Kingfisher, Alcedo atthis

Common Moorhen, Gallinula chloropus, Rörhöna

Common Myna, Acridotheres tristis, นกเอี้ยงสาริกา

Common Redshank, Tringa totanus, Rödbena

Common sandpiper, Actitis hypoleucos, Drillsnäppa, イソシギ

Common Tailorbird, Orthotomus sutorius

Crested Honey Buzzard or Oriental Honey Buzzard, Pernis ptilorhynchus

Crested serpent eagle, Spilornis cheela

Eurasian Collared Dove, Collared Dove, Turkduva, Streptopelia decaocto

Eurasian Curlew, Numenius arquata, Storspov

Golden-fronted leafbird, Chloropsis aurifrons

Great Egret / Great White Heron

Great stone-curlew, Great Thick-knee, Esacus recurvirostris

Greater coucal, Crow Pheasant, Centropus sinensis

Greater flameback, Greater Goldenback, Large Golden-backed Woodpecker or Malherbe's Golden-backed Woodpecker, Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus

Greater Flamingo - Phoenicopterus roseus

Green Bee-eater, Little Green Bee-eater, Merops orientalis

Green Sandpiper, Tringa ochropus, Skogssnäppa

Grey Heron, Ardea cinerea

Grey Junglefowl, Gallus sonneratii

Hen Harrier, Circus cyaneus

Hoopoe, Upupa epops

House crow, Corvus splendens

House sparrow, Passer domesticus, Gråsparv

Indian Grey Hornbill, Ocyceros birostris

Indian paradise flycatcher, Terpsiphone paradisi

Indian Peafowl, Pavo cristatus

Indian Pond Heron, Ardeola grayii

Indian Roller, Coracias benghalensis,

Indian Scops Owl, Otus bakkamoena

Indian vulture, Gyps indicus

Intermediate Egret, Median Egret, Smaller Egret, or Yellow-billed Egret, Ardea intermedia, チュウサギ

Jungle Babbler, Turdoides striata

Jungle Owlet, Barred Jungle Owlet, Glaucidium radiatum

Eastern Jungle Crow, Corvus levaillantii, อีกา

Laughing Dove, Spilopelia senegalensis

Lesser Adjutant Stork

Lesser flamingo, Phoeniconaias minor

Lesser Whistling Duck, Dendrocygna javanica, Indian whistling duck, lesser whistling teal

Lineated barbet, Megalaima lineata

Little cormorant, Microcarbo niger

Little Egret, Egretta garzetta

Little grebe, Tachybaptus ruficollis

Little heron, Butorides striata

Long-tailed shrike, Lanius schach

Indian darter, Oriental Darter, Snakebird, Anhinga melanogaster

Oriental Magpie Robin, Copsychus saularis, นกกางเขนบ้าน

Painted Spurfowl, Galloperdix lunulata

Painted Stork, Mycteria leucocephala

Pied Kingfishers, Ceryle rudis

Plum-headed parakeet, Psittacula cyanocephala

Puff-throated babbler, Pellorneum ruficeps

Red Junglefow, Gallus gallus

Red-naped ibis, Pseudibis papillosa

Red-vented bulbul, Pycnonotus cafer

Red-wattled lapwing, Vanellus indicus

Rufous treepie, Dendrocitta vagabunda
Rufous treepie

Rose-ringed Parakeet, Psittacula krameri

Ruddy shelduck, Brahminy duck, Tadorna ferruginea

Siberian stonechat, Saxicola maurus

Sirkeer malkoha or Sirkeer cuckoo, Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii

Spotted Dove, Spilopelia chinensis

Spotted Owlet, Athene brama

Western Reef Heron, Egretta gularis

White-breasted waterhen, Amaurornis phoenicurus

White-browed wagtail, Motacilla maderaspatensis

White-eared bulbul, White-cheeked Bulbul, Pycnonotus leucotis

White-naped woodpecker, Chrysocolaptes festivus

White-throated Kingfisher, White-breasted Kingfisher, Halcyon smyrnensis, นกกะเต็นอกขาว

Wire-tailed swallow, Hirundo smithii

Yellow-footed green pigeon, Treron phoenicoptera

Yellow-wattled lapwing, Vanellus malabaricus




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