Birding Checklist

Given below is a list of birds that we have seen in and around Tanhau and the surrounding area. A lot of them are seasonal visitors, so they are not all seen at the same time -but it is always exciting to see the visitors change with the seasons.

Rufous-breasted Accentor
Red Avadavat
Black chinned Babbler
Jungle Babbler
Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler
White-browed Scimitar Babbler
Blue-throated Barbet
Coppersmith Barbet
Great Barbet
Lineated Barbet
Blue-bearded Bee-eater
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Green Bee-eater
Long-tailed Broadbill
Black Bulbul
Black-headed Bulbul
Himalayan Bulbul
Red-vented Bulbul
Red-whiskered Bulbul
Crested Bunting
Grey Bushchat
Pied Bushchat
Common Buzzard
White-eyed Buzzard
Common Chiffchaff
Purple Cochoa
Greater Coucal
Indian Jungle Crow
Large-billed Crow
Common Hawk Cuckoo
Drongo Cuckoo
Eurasian Cuckoo
Indian Cuckoo
Black-headed Cuckooshrike

Large Cuckooshrike
Eurasian Collared Dove

Emerald Dove
Oriental Turtle Dove
Spotted Dove
Ashy Drongo
Black Drongo
Spangled Drongo
Bearded Vulture
Black Eagle
Bonelli’s Eagle
Booted Eagle
Changeable Hawk Eagle
Mountain Hawk Eagle
Greater Spotted Eagle
Lesser Fish Eagle

Oriental Honey Buzzard
Pallas’s Fish Eagle
Rufous-bellied Eagle
Short-toed Snake Eagle
Steppe Eagle
Peregrine Falcon
Collared Falconet
White-browed Fantail
Asian Brown Flycatcher

Asian Paradise Flycatcher
Verditer Flycatcher
Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher
Spotted Forktail
Black Francolin
Grey Francolin
Yellow-breasted Greenfinch
Common Hoopoe
Great Hornbill
Indian Grey Hornbill
Black-headed Jay

Eurasian Jay
Common Kestrel
Lesser Kestrel
Black Kite
Black-winged Kite
Asian Koel

Striated Laughingthrush
Streaked Laughingthrush
White-crested Laughingthrush
White-throated Laughingthrush
Golden-fronted Leafbird

Orange-bellied Leafbird
Red-billed Leothrix
Common Green Magpie
Red-billed Blue Magpie
Long-tailed Minivet
Scarlet Minivet
Rosy minivet
Small Minivet
Black-naped Monarch
Scaly-breasted Munia
Indian Nightjar
Large-tailed Nightjar
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch
Indian Nuthatch

Black Hooded Oriole

Maroon Oriole
Brown Fish Owl
Collared Scops Owl
Mountain Scops Owl

Spot-bellied Eagle Owl
Tawny Fish Owl
Asian Barred Owlet
Jungle Owlet
Asian Paradise-flycatcher
Plum-headed Parakeet

Slaty-headed Parakeet
Chukar Partridge
Indian Peafowl
Kalij Pheasant
Yellow-footed Green Pigeon
Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon
Paddyfield Pippit
Ashy Prinia
Oriental Magpie Robin
Common Rosefinch

Long-tailed Shrike
White-browed Shrike-babbler
House Sparrow
Russet Sparrow
Common Stonechat
Crimson Sunbird
Fire-tailed Sunbird
Mrs Gould’s Sunbird
Purple Sunbird
Barn Swallow
Wire-tailed Swallow
Common Tailorbird
Blue Whistling Thrush
Blue-capped Rock Thrush
Orange-headed Thrush

Scaly Thrush
Black-lored Tit
Black-throated Tit
Great Tit
Green-backed Tit
Bar-tailed Treecreeper
Rufous Treepie
Grey Treepie
Cinerous Vulture
Himalayan Vulture
Egyptian Vulture
Griffon Vulture
Red-headed Vulture
Citrine Wagtail
Oriental White-eye
Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker
Great Slaty Woodpecker
Grey-headed Woodpecker
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker
Streak-throated Woodpecker
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker
Large Woodshrike
Greater Yellownape Woodpecker
Lesser Yellownape Woodpecker