List of birds

This is the list of birds that I have photographed and posted on this blog. I have spotted others, but didn’t manage to photograph them. And they do not feature on this list. Also, I have photographed different species of Sea Gulls but haven’t listed them all down.

2011 (8)


59. The Purple-rumped Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus)

60. The Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)

61. The Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

62. The Small Minivet, Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

63. The White-rumped Munia or White-rumped Mannikin (Lonchura striata), sometimes called Striated Finch

64. The Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus

65. The Black-lored Tit, Parus xanthogenys


56. Purple Sunbird (female) Cinnyris asiaticus

57. Crimson-backed Sunbird or Small Sunbird (Leptocoma minima)

58. Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis)


51. Black-winged Stilt or Common Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

52. Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala)

53. The genus Saxicola, the stonechats or chats

54. Eurasian Curlew, Numenius arquata

55. Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus)

2010 (39)


48. Mallard, Wild duck Anas platyrhynchos

49. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus Fuscus

50. Icy Herring Gull


43. Gull-billed Tern, Gelochelidon nilotica

44. Great Cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo

45. Asian Brown Flycatcher, Muscicapa dauurica

46. Ashy Prinia, Ashy Wren-Warbler, Prinia socialis

47. Asian Pied Starling, Gracupica contra, Pied Myna


40. Western Reef Heron, Egretta gularis

41. Chestnut-tailed Starling, Grey-headed Myna, Sturnia malabarica

42. Common Kingfisher, Alcedo atthis


39. Common Sandpiper, Actitis hypoleucos


35. Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier

36. Black-shouldered Kite, Elanus axillaris (Australian Black-shouldered Kite)

37. The Long-tailed Shrike (Rufous-backed Shrike), Lanius schach

38. Coppersmith Barbet, Crimson-breasted Barbet, Coppersmith, Megalaima haemacephala


33. White-bellied Sea-eagle, Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Fish-eagle, White-breasted Sea Eagle)

34. Kentish Plover, Charadrius alexandrinus


29. Indian Pond Heron or Paddybird, Ardeola grayii

30. Purple Swamphen, Porphyrio porphyrio, (African Purple Swamphen, Purple Moorhen, Purple Gallinule, Purple Coot)

31. Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Hydrophasianus chirurgus

32. Bronze-winged Jacana, Metopidius indicus


21. White-browed Wagtail or Large Pied Wagtail, Motacilla Maderaspatensis

22. Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher, Cyornis tickelliae

23. Red-whiskered Bulbul, Pycnonotus jocosus

24. Ashy Drongo, Dicrurus leucophaeus

25. Common Blackbird, Turdus Merula

26. Leafbird, Chloropseidae

27. White-browed Fantail, Rhipidura Aureola

28. Jungle Babbler, Turdoides Striata


12. Green Bee-eater, Merops orientalis

13. Red-wattled Lapwing, Vanellus indicus

14. Rufous-backed Shrike, Lanius schach

15. Paddyfield Pipit, Anthus rufulus

16. Jungle Myna, Acridotheres fuscus

17. Rosy Starling, or Rose-coloured Starling, Sturnus roseus

18. Scaly-breasted Munia, Lonchura punctulata

19. Pied Bushchat

20. Barn Swallow, Hirundo rustica

2009 (11)


1. Spotted Redshank, Tringa erythropus

2. Black-tailed Godwit, Limosa limosa

3. Little Egret Egretta garzetta

4. Wood Sandpiper, Tringa glareola

5. Oriental White Ibis

6. Grey Heron, Ardea cinerea

7. Little Ringed Plover, Charadrius dubius

8. Little Stint, Calidris or Erolia Minuta

9. India Short-toed Lark or Indian Sand Lark, Calandrella Raytal

10. White-throated Kingfisher or the White-breasted Kingfisher or Smyrna Kingfisher, Halcyon smyrnensis

11. Flamingo


2 responses to “List of birds

  1. How do I find the photographs I want to see? I wish these names of the birds were linked to the photographs or posts.

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