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THATTEKAD BIRD SANCTUARY BIRD LIST

Given below is a list of some of the most commonly found  birds in thattekad bird sanctuary and nearby areas.

 Bird Species

  • Malabar barbet
  • White-cheeked barbet
  • Jungle babler
  • Roufus babler
  • Dark-fronted babler
  • Black baza
  • Chestnut-headed Bee eater
  • Gree- bee eater
  • Blue-tailed bee eater
  • Blue-bearded bee eater
  • Indian black bird

                                                                                        (photo courtesy- Internet )     

Bird Species

  • Red-whiskered Bulbul
  • Red-vented bulbul
  • Flame-throated bulbul
  • Grey-headed bulbul
  • Oriental honey buzzard
  • Asian fairy bluebird
  • southern Coucal
  • Little cormorant
  • Indian cormorant

Bird Species

  • House Crow
  • Jungle crow
  • Drongo cuckoo
  • Common hawk cuckoo
  • Banded bay cuckoo
  • Spotted dove
  • Emerald dove
  • Darter
  • Lesser whistling duck

Bird Species

  • Dollar bird
  • Bronzed Drongo
  • Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
  • Black drongo
  • Ashy drongo
  • Cattle egret
  • Little egret
  • Intermediate egret
  • Crested-Serpent Eagle
  • Rufous-bellied eagle

Bird Species

  • Nilgiri flower pecker
  • Pale-billed flower pecker
  • Thick- billed flower pecker
  • Asian brown flycatcher
  • Brown-breasted Flycatcher
  • Rusty-tailed flycatcher
  • Asian paradise flycatcher
  • Grey jungle fowl
  • Red spurfowl

Bird Species

  • Tickell’s blue flycatcher
  • Blue-throared blue flycatcher
  • Verditer flycatcher
  • Srilankan frogmouth
  • Crested goshawk
  • Purple heron
  • Black-caped night heron
  • Malabar Grey Hornbill
  • Great hornbill
  • Common Iora
  • Black headed ibis

Bird Species

  • bronze-winged jacana
  • Common kingfisher
  • Stork-billed kingfisher
  • Pied kingfisher
  • White-throated kingfisher
  • Oriental dwarf kingfisher
  • Blue eared kingfisher
  • Brahminy kite
  • Asian koel
  • Red-wattled lapwing

Bird Species

  • Golden fronted leaf bird
  • Jerdons leaf bird
  • Orange Minivet
  • Small minivet
  • Southern Hill Myna
  • Common myna
  • Jungle myna
  • Black-naped monarch
  • Blue-faced malkoha

Bird Species

  • Black-headed munia
  • Scaly-breasted munia
  • Black-throated munia
  • Great-eared nightjar
  • Indian nightjar
  • Velvet-fronted nuthatch
  • Golden oriole
  • Black-hooded oriole
  • Black-naped oriole
  • Jungle owlet
  • Brown Fish owl

Bird Species

  • Brown wood owl
  • Indian scops owl
  • Oriental Bay owl
  • Brown hawk owl
  • Vernal Hanging-Parrot
  • Malabar parakeet
  • Plum-headed parakeet
  • Rose-ringed parakeet
  • Indian pitta

Bird Species

  • Grey-fronted Green Pigeon
  • Green Imperial Pigeon
  • Mountain Imperial Pigeon
  • Oriental Magpie Robin
  • Indian roller
  • White-headed malabar starling
  • Common sandpiper
  • shikra
  • Purple swamphen
  • Little spiderhunter

Bird Species

  • Loten sunbird
  • Purple sunbird
  • Purple-rumped sunbird
  • Crimson-backed sunbird
  • Asian openbill stork
  • Wooly-necked stork
  • Black stork
  • Brown shrike
  • Black-headed cuckooshrike

Bird Species

  • Barn swallow
  • Red- rumped swallow
  • Indian swiftlet
  • River tern
  • Whiskered tern
  • White-bellied Treepie
  • Roufus treepie
  • Orange-headed thrush
  • Malabar whistling thrush

Bird Species

  • Common tailor bird
  • Malabar trogon
  • White-breasted waterhen
  • Grey Wagtail
  • White-browed wagtail
  • Forest wagtail
  • Greenish warbler
  • Common flameback woodpecker
  • Greater flame back woodpecker

Bird Species

  • Lesser flame back woodpecker
  • Lesser yellow nape woodpecker
  • Roufus woodpecker
  • Streak-throated woodpecker
  • White-bellied woodpecker
  • Heart-spotted woodpecker
  • Brown-capped pygmy woodpecker
  • Malabar woodshrike
  • Ashy woodswallow