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Annotated Checklist of Sundarban National Park

Sibley & Monroe Names Old Names Scientific names
Red Junglefowl Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Lesser Whistling-duck Lesser Whistling Teal Dendrocygna javanica
Common Shelduck Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Cotton Pygmy-goose Cotton Teal Nettapus coromandelianus
Gadwall Gadwall Anas strepera
Northern Shoveler Shoveller Anas clypeata
Northern Pintail Pintail Anas acuta
Common Pochard Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Tufted Duck Tufted Pochard Aythya fuligula
Eurasian Wryneck Wryneck Jynx torquilla
Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Pigmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos nanus
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Fulvousbreasted Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Yellowfronted Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis
Lesser Yellownape Small Yellownaped Woodpecker Picus chlorolophus
Streak-throated Woodpecker Little Scalybellied Green Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus
Common Flameback Indian Goldenbacked Threetoed Woodpecker Dinopium javanense
Black-rumped Flameback Lesser Goldenbacked Woodpecker Dinopium benghalense
Greater Flameback Larger Goldenbacked Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes lucidus
Coppersmith Barbet Crimsonbreasted Barbet Megalaima haemacephala
Common Hoopoe Hoopoe Upupa epops
Common Kingfisher Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Brown-winged Kingfisher Brownwinged Kingfisher Halcyon amauroptera
Stork-billed Kingfisher Storkbilled Kingfisher Halcyon capensis
Ruddy Kingfisher Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda
White-throated Kingfisher Whitebreasted Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
Black-capped Kingfisher Blackcapped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
Collared Kingfisher Whitecollared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
Pied Kingfisher Lesser Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
Green Bee-eater Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Bluetailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
Pied Cuckoo Pied Crested Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Redwinged Crested Cuckoo Clamator coromandus
Common Hawk Cuckoo Common Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius
Indian Cuckoo Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
Oriental Cuckoo Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus
Lesser Cuckoo Small Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus
Grey-bellied Cuckoo Indian Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus
Asian Koel Koel Eudynamys scolopacea
Green-billed Malkoha Large Greenbilled Malkoha Phaenicophaes tristis
Greater Coucal Coucal Centropus sinensis
Rose-ringed Parakeet Roseringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Asian Palm Swift Palm Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis
Oriental Scops Owl North Indian Scops Owl Otus sunia
Brown Fish Owl Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis
Spotted Owlet Spotted Owlet Athene brama
Large-tailed Nightjar Longtailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus
Indian Nightjar Common Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus
Laughing Dove Little Brown Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
Spotted Dove Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
Red Collared Dove Red Turtle Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
Eurasian Collared Dove Indian Ringed Dove Streptopelia decaocto
Orange-breasted Green Pigeon Orangebreasted Green Pigeon Treron bicincta
Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Yellowlegged Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera
Slaty-legged Crake Banded Crake Rallina eurizonoides
White-breasted Waterhen Whitebreasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Pintail Snipe Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura
Black-tailed Godwit Blacktailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Whimbrel Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Curlew Numenius arquata
Spotted Redshank Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Redshank Redshank Tringa totanus
Common Greenshank Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Green Sandpiper Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Terek Sandpiper Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Ruddy Turnstone Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Little Stint Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Dunlin Dunlin Calidris alpina
Curlew Sandpiper Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Bronze-winged Jacana Bronzewinged Jacana Metopidius indicus
Eurasian Thick-knee Stone Curlew Burhinus oedicnemus
Great Thick-knee Great Stone Plover Esacus recurvirostris
Eurasian Oystercatcher Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
European Golden Plover Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
Pacific Golden Plover Eastern Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva
Grey Plover Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little ringed Plover Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Kentish Plover Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sand Plover Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus
Greater Sand Plover Large Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii
Caspian Plover Caspian Sand Plover Charadrius asiaticus
Grey-headed Lapwing Greyheaded Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Red-wattled Lapwing Redwattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus
Pallas's Gull Great Blackheaded Gull Larus ichthyaetus
Brown-headed Gull Brownheaded Gull Larus brunnicephalus
Black-headed Gull Blackheaded Gull Larus ridibundus
Gull-billed Tern Gullbilled Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Great Crested Tern Large Crested Tern Sterna bergii
Common Tern Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Whiskered Tern Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Osprey Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Oriental Honey-Buzzard Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus
Black Kite Pariah Kite Milvus migrans
Brahminy Kite Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
White-bellied Fish Eagle Whitebellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster
White-rumped Vulture Indian Whitebacked Vulture Gyps bengalensis
Short-toed Snake Eagle Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Crested Serpent Eagle Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela
Hen Harrier Hen-Harrier Circus cyaneus
Pied Harrier Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
Shikra Shikra Accipiter badius
Greater Spotted Eagle Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga
Red-necked Falcon Redheaded Merlin Falco chicquera
Darter Darter Anhinga rufa
Little Cormorant Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger
Indian Cormorant Indian Shag Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
Little Egret Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Grey Heron Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Goliath Heron Giant Heron Ardea goliath
Purple Heron Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Large Egret Casmerodius albus
Intermediate Egret Smaller Egret Mesophoyx intermedia
Cattle Egret Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Indian Pond Heron Pond Heron Ardeola grayii
Little Heron Little Green Heron Butrides striatus
Black-crowned Night Heron Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Yellow Bittern Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Cinnamon Bittern Chestnut Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Black Bittern Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis
Black-headed Ibis White Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus
Asian Openbill Openbill Stork Anastomus oscitans
Lesser Adjutant Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus
Indian Pitta Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
Mangrove Pitta Bluewinged Pitta Pitta megarhyncha
Golden-fronted Leafbird Goldenfronted Chloropsis Chloropsis aurifrons
Brown Shrike Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Long-tailed Shrike Blackheaded Shrike Lanius schach tricolor
Mangrove Whistler Mangrove Whistler Pachycephala grisola
Rufous Treepie Indian Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda
House Crow House Crow Corvus splendens
Large-billed Crow Jungle Crow Corvus macrorhynchos
Ashy Woodswallow Ashy Swallow-Shrike Artamus fuscus
Black-naped Oriole Blacknaped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
Black-hooded Oriole Blackheaded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
Large Cuckooshrike Large Cuckoo-Shrike Coracina macei
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Smaller Grey Cuckoo-Shrike Coracina melaschistos
Black-headed Cuckooshrike Blackheaded Cuckoo-Shrike Coracina melanoptera
Small Minivet Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
White-throated Fantail Whitethroated Fantail Flycatcher Rhipidura albicollis
Black Drongo Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
Ashy Drongo Grey Drongo Dicrurus leucocephaeus
Bronzed Drongo Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus
Spangled Drongo Haircrested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
Asian Paradise-flycatcher Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
Common Iora Common Iora Aegithina tiphia
Common Woodshrike Common Wood Shrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus
Orange-headed Thursh Orangeheaded Ground Thursh Zoothera citrina
Tickell's Thrush Tickell's Thrush Turdus unicolor
Red-throated Flycatcher Redbreasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva
Verditer Flycatcher Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina
Blue-throated Flycatcher Bluethroated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides
Oriental Magpie Robin Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis
White-rumped Shama Shama Copsychus malabaricus
Indian Robin Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicata
Chestnut-tailed Starling Greyheaded Myna Sturnus malabaricus
Asian Pied Starling Pied Myna Sturnus contra
Common Myna Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
Jungle Myna Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus
Rock Martin Pale Crag Martin Hirundo fuligula
Barn Swallow Swallow Hirundo rustica
Red-rumped Swallow Striated Swallow Hirundo daurica
Red-whiskered Bulbul Redwhiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
Red-vented Bulbul Redvented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer
Yellow-bellied Prinia Yellowbellied Wren Warbler Prinia flaviventris
Ashy Prinia Ashy Wren-Warbler (stewarti) Prinia socialis
Plain Prinia Plain Wren-Warbler Prinia inornata
Oriental White-eye White-Eye Zosterops palpebrosus
Blyth's Reed Warbler Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
Clamorous Reed Warbler Indian Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Common Tailorbird Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius
Common Chiffchaff Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Dusky Warbler Dusky Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
Lemon-rumped Warbler Pallas's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus chloronotus
Yellow-browed Warbler Yellowbrowed Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus
Greenish Warbler Dull Green Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides
Large-billed Leaf Warbler Largebilled Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris
Puff-throated Babbler Spotted Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps
Indian Scimitar Babbler Slatyheaded Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus horsfieldii
Striped Tit-Babbler Yellowbreasted Babbler Macronous gularis
Chestnut-capped Babbler Redcapped Babbler Timalia pileata
Yellow-eyed Babbler Yelloweyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense
Striated Babbler Striated Babbler Turdoides earlei
Jungle Babbler Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Quaker Babbler Alcippe poioicephala
Pale-billed Flowerpecker Tickell's Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorhynchos
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Scarletbacked Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum
Purple-rumped Sunbird Purplerumped Sunbird Nectarinia zeylonica
Purple Sunbird Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica
Loten's Sunbird Loten's Sunbird Nectarinia lotenia
House Sparrow House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Forest Wagtail Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
White Wagtail Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba
Yellow Wagtail Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
Tree Pipit Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Baya Weaver Baya Ploceus philippinus
Scaly-breasted Munia Spotted Munia Lonchura punctulata

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