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The Rajaji National Park got the largest Shivalik Eco-system, It is 10 million year old. It's fossils fauna include about 50 species of elephant, one of them is present today. More...
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Bird Watching In Rajaji National Park

The area is inhabited by over 400 species of birds. Our team of Ornithologists is consists of some of the very best personalities. Our team of Bird Specialists is headed by very renowned personality Mr. Manoj, Who is working on many Rajasthan Govt. projects on the Birds, He is a lifetime member of prestigious BNHS.

Along with him we have a full fledged team of viable Ornithologists who are having expertise in all aspect of Birds like Taxonomy, Evolution, Habitat, Life Cycle, Migration and Many more topics, All are aving vast experience of handling big groups ranging from professionals to novice and Scientists to School Kids. Please browse the page for more info.



List of Birds in Rajaji National Park

 

Kingfisher
Elephant Rajaji National Park
 
Red Headed Vulture
Elephant Rajaji National Park


White Necked Stork
Elephant Rajaji National Park
 
Grey Head Fish Eagle
Elephant Rajaji National Park


Birds Seen in Rajaji National Park

Birds and their family Month
/Season
Mablist Abun-
dance
Rating
Resid-
ent
/Migr-
ant
Family: PODICIPEDIDATE
Great Crested Grebe(Podiceps cristatus)
Little Crebe ( Podiceps ruficollis)
W
W
A
A
1
1
M
M
Family: PHLACROCORACIDE
Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax crabo)
Indian Shap ( Phalacrocorax fuscilillis)
Litter Cormorant (Phalacrocorax niger)
Darter ( Anhinge rufe)

A
W
A
W

A
A
A
A

2
1
1
1

R
M
R
M
Family: ARDEIDAGE
Grey Meron ( Ardea cinerea)
Purpie Meron ( Ardea purpores)
Little Green Meron ( Ardeols striatus)
Pond Heron ( Ardeoa  grayii)
Cattle Egret ( Bubclucs ibis)
Large Egret ( Ardea Aibe)
Smaller Egret ( Eqrette intermida)
Little Egrety ( Egretta garzetta)
Night Meron ( Mycticorax nycticorax)

A
W
W/S
AR
W/S
A
A
A
A

A
D
R, RG
RG
SA
A
A
A
A

2
1
1
A2
2L
2
1
2
2

R
M
R
R
M
R
R
R
R
Family: CICONIIAE
Painted Stork ( Mycteria leucocephale)
Black Strok ( Ciconia nigra)
Blacknecked Stork ( Ephipiorhynchus asiaticus)

S
W/S
W/S

A
A, RG
A

2
2
1

M
M
M
Family: ANATDAE
Ruddy Shetduck ( Tadorna ferrugfnea)
Pintail ( Anas crecca)
Spotbilled Duck ( Anas poecilorhyncha)
Mallard ( Anas platyrhnchos)
Falcated Teal ( Anas falcata)
Weigeon ( Anms penelope)
Shoveller ( Anas clypeata)
Common Pochard ( Aythya ferina )
Red Crested Pochard ( Netta rufina)
White-eyed Pochard or Ferruginous duch ( Authya nyroce)
Tufted Duch ( Aythya fuligala)
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser)

S
W
W
W/S
W
W
W
W
W
W

W
W
W

A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

A
A
A

3
2
3
2
2
1
1
1
1
1

1
1
2

M
M
M
M
M
M
M
M
M

M
M
M
M
Family: ACCIPITIDAE
Black winged Kite ( Elanus caeruleus)
Money Buzzed ( pernis ptilorhynous)
Pariah Kite ( Milvuls migrans govinda)
Goshawk ( Accipiter gentilis)
Shikra ( Acciptier badius)
Sparrow Nawk ( Accipiter nisus melaschistos)
White-Eyed Buzzard Eagle ( Eulestus teesa)
Changeable Nawk-Eagle( Spizaetus cirrhatus limnaeetus)
Crested Hawk-Eagle( Spizaetus cirrhatus)
Lesser Spotted-Eagle(Aquila pomarina)
Greater Spotted Eagle(Aquila clanga)
Black Eagle (Lctinaetus malakyensis)
Pallas's Fishing Eagle ( Maliaeetus leucoryphus)
Grey Neaded Fishing Eagle (lcthyophaga nana)
Black or King Vulture ( Sacrogyps calvus)
Cinereous Vulture ( Aegypis ponachus)
Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus)
Himalayan Gritton (Gyps himlayensis)
Indian Longiled Vulture ( Gyps indicus)
Indian Whitebacked Vulture ( Gyps bengalensis)
Egyptian or Scavenger Vulture ( Neophronb percnopterus)
Marsh Marrier ( Circus aeragincsus)
Short-Toed Eagle ( Circaetus gallicus)
Crested Serpent Eagle ( Spilornis cheeta)
Osprey ( Pandion haliaetus)

A
A
A
W/S
A
S
A
A
A
S
A
W/S
A
W/S
A, RG,SC,P
S
R
S
W/S
A

A
S
A
A

HM,S,Sa
RM,S,SA
D
S,MM,RG,SC
MM,S,SA
MM1?
NM
HM,S,SA
S,MM,SA,R
R
R
S,HM
R
R
S,MM,SR,R
RG
RG
RG
S,MM,SA,R,RG
S,HM,SA
R,RG,SC,P

S,HM,SA,RG
S,SA
S,MM
S,HM,SA,R

1
1
2
1
1

1
1
2
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
3
?

1
1
1
2

R
R
LM
?
R

R
R
R
?
R
AM
R
R
R
AM
AM
AM
AM
R
?

R
M
?
R
Family: PHASIAANIDAE
Black  Patridge ( Francolinus fancolinus)
Grey Patrdge ( Francolinus pondicrerianus)
Jungle Bush Quail (Perdicula asiatica)
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadices)
Kaljeet Pheasant( Lophura leucomelana)

Red Jungle Fowl ( Gallus gallus)

Common Peafowl( Pava cristatus)

A
A
A
A
A

A

A

RG,SC
SC,RG
SA,SC,RG
SA,SC
S,HM,SR,R
RG,SC,P
S,HM,SA,R
RG,SC,P
S,HM,SA,R,
RG,SC,P

1
2
1
1
2

3

3

R
R
R
R
R

R

R
Family: RALLIDAE
Coot( Fulica atra)
White breasted Waterhen( Amounrnis phoemicurus)
Moorhen( Gellinula Chlopopus)

W
W/S

W/S

A
D

D

1
1

1

M
R

M
Family: RECURVIROSIRIDAE
Blcikwinged Stilt (Minantipus himantopus)

W

A

1

M
Family: BURHINDAE
Stone Curlew ( Burhinis oedicnemus)
Greate stone plover( Esacus magnirostirs)

S
A

SA,GR
R

1
2

7
R
Family: GLAREOLIDAE
Small Indian Pratinocole( Glareola lacted

S

A

1

M
Family: CHARDRIIDAE
Lapwing( Vanellus vanellus)
Redwinged Lapwing ( Vanellus indicus)
Spurwinged Lapwing ( Vanellus spinosus)
Little Ringed Plover ( Charadrius dubius)
Redshank ( Tringa totanus)
Greenshank ( Tringa totanus)
Green Sandpiper ( Tringa ochropus)
Wood Sandpiper ( Tringa glareola)
Spotted Greenshank ( Tringa guttifer)
Common Sandpiper ( Tringa hpoleucos)
Little Stint ( Calidris minute)

W
A
A
W/S
W
W/S
A
W
W
W
W

R
R,RG
R,RG
R,RG
A
A,RG
S,SA,RG
A,RG
A
A
A

1
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1

M
R
R
M
M
M
M
M
M
M
M
Family: LARDAE
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
Brownheaded Gult ( Larus brunnicephalus)
Blackheaded Gull ( Larus ridibundus)
Indian River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Blackbellied Tern (Sterna acuticauda)
Little Tern ( Sterne albifrons)

W
W
W
W
W
W

A
A
A
A
A
A

2
1
2
1
1
1

M
M
M
M
M
M
Family: COLUMBRIDAE
Blue Rock Pigeon ( Columba Livvia)
Tellowlegged Green Pigeon( Treron phoenicopters)
Rufous Turtle Dove ( Streptopelia orientalis)

Indian Ring Dove ( Streptopelia decaocto)
Red Turtle Dove ( streptopelia tranguebarica)
Spotted Dove ( Streptopelia chinensis)

Little Brown Dove ( Streptoplia senegalensis)
Emerald or Bronzewinged Dove ( Chalcophaps indica)

A
W/S

A

A
S
A

A
A

D
S,SA,R

S,SA,HM
SC,RG,P
SA,RG,SC,P
SA,RG,SC,P
S,SA,SC,HM,
P,R, RG,D
S,SA,SC,HM
S

2
2

2

2
1
3

3
1

R
M

R

R
M
R

R
R
Family: PSITTADICAE
Alexandrine Parakeet ( Psittacule eupatria)
Roseringed Parkakeet ( Psittacula Krameri)

Blossomheaded Parakeet ( Psittacula cyanocephala)
Slatyheaded Parakeet( Psittacula himalayana

A
R

R

W

S,SA
S,SA, HM,RG
SC,R,P
S,SA,H,RG
SC,R,P
S,SA,H,RG,
SC,R,P

2
2

2

3

R
R

R

AM
Family: CULCULIDAE
Pied Crested Cuckoo( Clamator jacobinus)
Common Hawk Cuckoo ( Cuculus various)
Indian Cuckoo ( Cuculus micropterus)

The Cuckoo ( Cuculus canorus)

Small Cuckoo ( Cuclus canorus)

Indian Planitive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus)
Drongo Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris)
Koel ( Eudynamys scolopacea)
Sirkeer Cuckoo( Traccocua leschenaultii)
Crow Pheasant or Coucal ( Centropus sinensis)
 

SM
A
S

S

M/W

S

S
A
S
S

S,SA,RG,SC
S,HM,SA,R
S,SA,HM,RG
SC,R,P
S,SA,HM
RG,SC,R,P
S,SA,HM
RG,SC,R,P
S,SA,SC

S,SA,SH
S,SA,R,P
S,HM
SA,R,RG,SC

1
1
1

1

1

1

1
2
1
1

M
R
M

M

M

M

M
R
M
R
Family: STRIGIDAE
Great Norned Owl ( Bubo bubo)
Brown Fish Owl ( Bubo zeylonesisi)
Jungle Owlet( Glaucidium radiatum)
Brown Hawk Owl ( Ninox scutulata)
Spotted Owlet ( Athene brame)

S
S
A
S
S

S,SA
S,HM,RG
S,SA,HM,R,P
SA
S,SA,D

1
1
1
1
2

?
R
R
R
R
Family: CAPRIMULGIDAE
Indian Jungal Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus)
Longatalied Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus)
Common Indian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus asaticus)
Franklin's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus affinis)

A
A

S

A

S,SA,RG,SC
S,SA,RG,SC,P

SC

S,HM,SA,RG,SC

1
2

1

1

R
R

?

R
Family: APODIDAE
Alpine Swift ( Apus melbs)
House Swift ( Apus affinis)
Crested Tree Swift ( Hemiiprocne longipennis)

A
A
S

D
D
S,SA

2
2
1

R
R
R
Family: ALCEDINIDAE
Himalayan fied Kingfisher( Ceryle lugubris)
Lesser Pied Kingfisher ( Cercyle rudis)
Indian Small Blue Kingfisher( Alcedo atthis)
Storkbilled Kingfisher ( Pelargopsis capensis)
Whitebreasted Kingfisher( Halcyon smyrnesis)

W
A
A
A
A

A
A
A,RG
D,A,RG
A,S,SA,RG,P,SC

1
2
2
1
2

AM
R
R
R
R
Family: MERDPIDAE
Chestnutheaded Bee-eater(Merops leschenaulti)
Bluetailed Bea-eater(Merops phillippinus)
Green Bee-eater( Merops orientalis)
Bluebeared Bee-eater ( Myctyornis athertoni)

W/S
A
A
A

SA,RG,R
D,RG
S,SA,P,RG,D,SC
S,SM,HM

2
3
3
1

R
R
R
R
Family: CORACHDAE
Indian Roller ( Coracias benghalensis)
Broadbilled Roller ( Eurystomus orientalis)

A
M

S,SC,P,D,RG
SA,HM

2
1

R
AM
Family: UPUPIDAE
Moopoe( Upapa epops)

A

S,SA,RG,SC,D

2

R
Family: BUCEROTIDAE
Common Grey Hornbill( Tockus borostris)
Indian Pied Hornbill( Anthracoeros malabaricus)
Great Pied Hornbill( Buceros bicornis)

A
A
W/S

S,SA,HM,R,P
S,SA,HM,R,P
S,HM,R

3
2
1

R
R
R
Family: CAPITONIDAE
Great Hill Barbet ( Magalainma virens)
Large Green Barbet ( Megalaima zeylanica)
Lineated Barbet( Megalaima lineata)
Bluethroated Barbet ( Megalaima asiastica)
Crisonbreasted Barbet( Magalaima haemacephala)

W
A
A
W/S
A

S,HM
S,SA,KK,R,P
S,SA,HM,R
S,SA,HM,R
S,HM,R,SA

1
3
2
1
2

AM
R
R
R
R
Family: PICIDAE
Wryneck( Jynx torquilla)
Rufous Woodpecker( Micropternus brachyrus
Little Scalybellied Green Woodpecker ( Picus myrmecophneus)
Blacknaped Green Woodpecker( Picus canus)
Small Yellownaped Woodpecker( Picus chlorophus)
Bluetailed Bee-eater( Merops philippinus)
Green Bee-eater(Merops orientalis)
Bluebearded Bee-eater( Myctyomus athertoni)

S
S
W/S

W/S
W/S
A
A
A

S,HM
SS,SA,HM
S,HM,SA

S,HM,SA,R
S,HM,SA,R
D,RG
S,SA,P,RG,D,SC
S,SM,HM

1
1
1

1
3
3
1
1

R
R
R

R
R
R
R
R
Family: LARDAE
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
Brownheaded Gult ( Larus brunnicephalus)
Blackheaded Gull ( Larus ridibundus)
Indian River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Blackbellied Tern (Sterna acuticauda)
Little Tern ( Sterne albifrons)

W
W
W
W
W
W

A
A
A
A
A
A

2
1
2
1
1
1

M
M
M
M
M
M
Family: COLUMBRIDAE
Blue Rock Pigeon ( Columba Livvia)
Tellowlegged Green Pigeon( Treron phoenicopters)
Rufous Turtle Dove ( Streptopelia orientalis)

Indian Ring Dove ( Streptopelia decaocto)
Red Turtle Dove ( streptopelia tranguebarica)
Spotted Dove ( Streptopelia chinensis)

Little Brown Dove ( Streptoplia senegalensis)

Emerald or Bronzewinged Dove ( Chalcophaps indica)

A
W/S
A

A
S
A

A

A

D
S,SA,R
S,SA,HM

SC,RG,P
SA,RG,SC,P
SA,RG,SC,P

S,SA,SC,HM,
P,R, RG,D
S,SA,SC,HM

2
2
2

2
1
3

3

1

R
M
R

R
M
R

R

R
Family: PSITTADICAE
Alexandrine Parakeet ( Psittacule eupatria)
Roseringed Parkakeet ( Psittacula Krameri)

Blossomheaded Parakeet ( Psittacula cyanocephala)

Slatyheaded Parakeet( Psittacula himalayana

A
R

R

W

S,SA
S,SA, HM,RG
SC,R,P
S,SA,H,RG
SC,R,P
S,SA,H,RG,
SC,R,P

2
2

2

3

R
R

R

AM
Family: CULCULIDAE
Pied Crested Cuckoo( Clamator jacobinus)
Common Hawk Cuckoo ( Cuculus various)
Indian Cuckoo ( Cuculus micropterus)

The Cuckoo ( Cuculus canorus)

Small Cuckoo ( Cuclus canorus)

Indian Planitive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus)
Drongo Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris)
Koel ( Eudynamys scolopacea)
Sirkeer Cuckoo( Traccocua leschenaultii)
Crow Pheasant or Coucal ( Centropus sinensis)

SM
A
S

S

M/W

S
S
A
S
S

S,SA,RG,SC
S,HM,SA,R
S,SA,HM,RG
SC,R,P
S,SA,HM
RG,SC,R,P
S,SA,HM
RG,SC,R,P
S,SA,SC
S,SA,SH
S,SA,R,P
S,HM
SA,R,RG,SC

1
1
1

1

1

1
1
2
1
1

M
R
M

M

M

M
M
R
M
R
Family: STRIGIDAE
Great Norned Owl ( Bubo bubo)
Brown Fish Owl ( Bubo zeylonesisi)
Jungle Owlet( Glaucidium radiatum)
Brown Hawk Owl ( Ninox scutulata)
Spotted Owlet ( Athene brame)

S
S
A
S
S

S,SA
S,HM,RG
S,SA,HM,R,P
SA
S,SA,D

1
1
1
1
2

?
R
R
R
R
Family: CAPRIMULGIDAE
Indian Jungal Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus)
Longatalied Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus)
Common Indian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus asaticus)
Franklin's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus affinis)

A
A
S
A

S,SA,RG,SC
S,SA,RG,SC,P
SC
S,HM,SA,RG,SC

1
2
1
1

R
R
?
R
Family: APODIDAE
Alpine Swift ( Apus melbs)
House Swift ( Apus affinis)
Crested Tree Swift ( Hemiiprocne longipennis)

A
A
S

D
D
S,SA

2
2
1

R
R
R
Family: ALCEDINIDAE
Himalayan fied Kingfisher( Ceryle lugubris)
Lesser Pied Kingfisher ( Cercyle rudis)
Indian Small Blue Kingfisher( Alcedo atthis)
Storkbilled Kingfisher ( Pelargopsis capensis)
Whitebreasted Kingfisher( Halcyon smyrnesis)

W
A
A
A
A

A
A
A,RG
D,A,RG
A,S,SA,RG,P,SC

1
2
2
1
2

AM
R
R
R
R
Family: MERDPIDAE
Chestnutheaded Bee-eater(Merops leschenaulti)
Bluetailed Bea-eater(Merops phillippinus)
Green Bee-eater( Merops orientalis)
Bluebeared Bee-eater ( Myctyornis athertoni)

W/S
A
A
A

SA,RG,R
D,RG
S,SA,P,RG,D,SC
S,SM,HM

2
3
3
1

R
R
R
R
Family: CORACHDAE
Indian Roller ( Coracias benghalensis)
Broadbilled Roller ( Eurystomus orientalis)

A
M

S,SC,P,D,RG
SA,HM

2
1

R
AM
Family: UPUPIDAE
Moopoe( Upapa epops)

A

S,SA,RG,SC,D

2

R
Family: BUCEROTIDAE
Common Grey Hornbill( Tockus borostris)
Indian Pied Hornbill( Anthracoeros malabaricus)
Great Pied Hornbill( Buceros bicornis)

A
A
W/S

S,SA,HM,R,P
S,SA,HM,R,P
S,HM,R

3
2
1

R
R
R
Family: CAPITONIDAE
Great Hill Barbet ( Magalainma virens)
Large Green Barbet ( Megalaima zeylanica)
Lineated Barbet( Megalaima lineata)
Bluethroated Barbet ( Megalaima asiastica)
Crisonbreasted Barbet( Magalaima haemacephala)

W
A
A
W/S
A

S,HM
S,SA,KK,R,P
S,SA,HM,R
S,SA,HM,R
S,HM,R,SA

1
3
2
1
2

AM
R
R
R
R
Family: PICIDAE
Wryneck( Jynx torquilla)
Rufous Woodpecker( Micropternus brachyrus
Little Scalybellied Green Woodpecker ( Picus myrmecophneus)
Blacknaped Green Woodpecker( Picus canus)
Small Yellownaped Woodpecker( Picus chlorophus)
Bluetailed Bee-eater( Merops philippinus)
Green Bee-eater(Merops orientalis)
Bluebearded Bee-eater( Myctyomus athertoni)

S
S
W/S

W/S
W/S
A
A
A

S,HM
SS,SA,HM
S,HM,SA

S,HM,SA,R
S,HM,SA,R
D,RG
S,SA,P,RG,D,SC
S,SM,HM

1
1
1

1
3
3
1
1

R
R
R

R
R
R
R
R

Family : CORACIDAE
Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis)
Broadilled Roller (Eurystomus orientalis)


A
M


S,SC,P,D,RG
SA.H.M


2
1


R
AM

Family : UPUPIDAE
Hoopoe

A

S.SA,RG,SC,D

2

R
Family : BUCEROTIDAE
Common Grey Hornbill (Tockus birostris)
Indian Pied Hornbill (Anthracocceros malabaricus)
Great Pied Hornbill(Buceros bicornis

A
A
W/S

S,SA,H<R,P
S,SA,HM,R,P
S,HM,R

3
2
1

R
R
R
Family : CAPITONIDAE
Great Hill Barbet (Megalanima varens)
Large Green barbet (Megalaima zeylanica)
Lineated Barbet (Megalaima lineata)
Bluethroate Barbet (Megalaima asiatica)
Crisonbreasted Barbet (Megalaima haemacephata)

W
A
A
W/S
A

S,HM
S,SA,KK,R,P
S,SA,HM,R
S,HM,R,SA
HM,S,SA,R

1
3
2
1
2

AM
R
R
R
R
Family : PICIDAE
Wryneck (Jyns torquilla)
Rufous Woodpecker (Micropternus braachyurus)
Little Scalybellied Green Woodpecker (Picus myrmecophoneus)
Blacknaped C-cen Woodpecker (Picus canus)
Small Yellowaped Woodpecker (Picus chlorophus)
Lesser Goldenbacked Woodpecker (pinopium benghalense
Himalayan Goldenbacked Threeted Woodpecker (Dinopium Shorii)
Fulvousbresasted Pied Woodpecker (Picoides mace)
Yellowfronted Pied Woodpecker (Picoides Nahranttensis )
Greycrowned Pigmy Woodpecker (Picoides canicapillus)
Blackbacked Woodpacker (Chrysocolaptes festivus)
Larger Goldenbacked Woodpacker (Chrysocolaptes lucides)

S
S
W/S

W/S
W/S
A

A

A
W
A
A
A,


S,HM
S,SA,HM
S,HM,SA,R

S,HM,SA,R
S,HM,SA,R
S,Hm,SA
R,P,SC
S,HM,SA,R,P

S,HM,SA,R,P
S,SA,HM,R
S,HM,SA,R,P
S,HM,SA,R,P
S,HM,SA,R,P


1
1
1

1
1
3

2

2
1
2
1
1

M
?
R

R
R
R

R

R
?
R
R
R
Family : PITTIDAE
Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyure)
 

S

S,HM,SA
R,RG,SC

2

M
Family : ALAUDIDAE
Ashycrowned Finch-lark (Eremoppterix.grisea)
Sand Lark (Calandrella raytal)
Skylark (Alauda arvensis)

A
A

D
R,RG,SC
SRGIR

1
2

LM
R
Family : HIRUNDINIDAE
Collared Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)
Plan SAndmartin (Riparia paludicola)
Dusky Crag Martin (Mirundo Concolaor)
Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Wiretailed Swallow (Mirundo smithii)
Redrumped Swallow (Mirundo daurica)
Indian Cliff Swallow (Mirundo fluvicola)

A
S,
A
A
A,
A
A,

R,D,A
R,D,A2
R,D,A
S,SA,HM,RG,AD
D,R,A,RG,SC
D,A,RG,SC,
D,SC

2
R
2
1
2
2
2

R

R
R
R
R
R
Family : LANIDAE
Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor)
Saybacked Shrike (Lanius yittatus)
Redbacked Shrike (Lanius coluria)
Ruffousbacked Shrike (Lanius schacg)

W
S
W/S
W/S/M
 

S,SA
S,SA,RG,SC
S,SA,R,SC
S,SA,RG,
SC,P

1
1
1
2

?
M
M
R
Family : ORIOLIDAE
Golden Oriote (Oriolus oriolus)
Blackheaded Oriole (Oriolus xanthornus)

Maroon Oriole (Oriolus traillii)

A,
A

W/S


S,Hm,SA,R,P
S,HM,SA
R,P,SC
S,HM,SA,P

2
2

1

R
R

AM
Family : DICRURIAE
Black Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis)

Grey Drongo (Dicrurus leucophaeus)
Whitebellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens)
Maircrested Drongo (Dicrurus hattentottus)

A

S,
A
A

P,SA,RG,
SC,D
S,SA,HM,R
S,SA,HM,R,
S,SA,HM,R,

2

1
1
2


R

R
R
R
Family : ARTAMIDAE
Ashy Swallow-Shrike (Artamus fuscus)

W/S

S,SA,HM,R

1

?
Family : STURNIDAE
Greyheaded Myna (Sturnus malabaricus pagodarum)
Brahminy Myna (Sturnus pogodarum)
Pied Myna (Stunus contra)
Starling (Sturnus vulgaris
Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis)

Bank Myna(Acridotherse gingininus)
Jungle Myna (Acridotherse fuscus)

A
A
A
W
A

A
W/S

S,HM,SA,R,
S,HM,SA,RG,SC
S,SA,RG
SC,P
R,RG
S,S,RG
SC,P,R
D, S,SA,HM,R

1
1
2

1
2
2
2
 

R
R
R

M
R
R
LM
Family : CORVIDIA
Yellowbilled Blue Magpie  (Cissb flavirostris)
Redbilled Blue Magpie (Cisse erythrophnche)
Green Magpie (Cissa Chinesis)
Indian Tree Pie (Dendrocitta vagabunda)

Nimalayan Tree Pie (Dendrocitta formosae)
Nause crow (Corvus splendens)
Jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos)

WS,
WS,
W
A

W
A
A

MM
MM
S
S,SA,MM,R
R,P
S,SA,MM,R
D
S,SA,MMR,
P,RG,SC,D

1
1
1
1

2
2
2

AM
AM
7
R

AM
LM
R
Family : CAMPEPHAGIDAE
Pied Flycatcher-Shrike (Hemipus picatus)
Common Wood Shrike (Tephrodornis pondicerianus)

Large cuckoo-Shrike (Coracine novaehollandiae)

Blackheaded Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina melanoptera)
Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus flammeus)

Longtailed Minivent (Pericrocotus ethologus)
Rosy Minivet (Pericrocotus roseus)
Small Minivet (pericrocotus cinnamomeus)

W
A

A

S,
A

W
W
A

S,SA,SC
SA,MM,R,
SC,P
S,SA,MM,
R,P
SA,R,SC
S,SA,R,SC,
R,P
S,SA,MM,R
S,MM,R
S,MM,SA,
R,P

1
1

1

1
1

1
2
2

AM
R

R

M
M

?
AM
R
Family : IRENIDAE
Common iroa (Aegithina tiphia)

Goldenfronted Chloropis (Chlorops is aurifrons)

Orangebettied Chloropis (Chorops is auriforns)

A

A


W

S,MM,SA,
R,P
S,SA,SC,
R,P

S,MM,R,

2

1R


1

R

 


M

Family : PYCNONOTIDAE
Slackheaded yellow Butbut (pycnonotus melanicterus flaviventris)
Whitecheeked sulbut (Pycnonotus leucogenys)
Redented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer)

Black Bulbul (Mypsipetes madagascarientis)

W/S,

A
A

WS,
 

S,MM

S,SA,SC,P
S,SA,MM,
R,SC,P
MM,R,
P,SA

1

1
3

2

AM

R
R

AM
Family : MUSCICAPIDAE
Spotted Baller (Pellorneum rufficeps)
Rustycheeked Scimitar Babbler (Pomatorhinus) erythrogenys)
Scalybreasted Wren-Babbler (ProePyaga albiventer)
Rufousbellied Babbler (Dumetia hyperythra)
Yelloweyed Babbler (Chrysomma sinense)
Common Babbler (Turdoides Caudatus)

Large Grey Babbler (Turdoides malcolmi)
Jungle Babbler (Turdoides striatus)

Blackchinned Babbler (Stachyris pyrrhops)
Whitecrested Laughing Thrush (Garrulax leucolophus)
Whitethroated Laughing Thrush (Garrulax altrogularis)

W
W

W
A
A
A

A
A

W
W/S
WS,

S,R,
Sc,RG,

S
S,SASc
SA,SC,P
S,SA,SC,
RC,P
SA,SC,P,S
S,MM,SA
R,SC,P
WA,SC
S,MM
MM,R,

1
1

1
1
2
3

1
2

1

1


LM
R

AM
R
R
R

R
R

R
M
?
Sub-Family MUSCICAPINAE
Sooty Flcatcher (Muscicapa sibirica)

Srown Flycatcher (Muscicaapa Latirostiris)

Redbreasted Flycatcher (Muscicapa parva)

Slaty Blue Flycatcher (Muscicapa leucomelamura)
Tickell's Blue Flycatcher (Muscicapa tickelliae)
Verditer Flycatcher (Muscicapa thalassina)
Greyheaded Flycatcher (Culicicapa ceylonensis)
Yellowbellied fantail Flycatcher (Rhipidura hypoxantha)
Whitebrowed fantail Flycatcher (Rhipidure aureola)
Whitethroated fantail Flycatcher (Rhipidure albicollis)
Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi)

Slacknaped Flycatcher (Hypothynis azurea)
Whitebrowed Blue Flycatcher (Muscicapa superciliaris)
Orange gorgetted Flycatcher (Muscicapa strophyiata)
Rufousbreasted Blue Flycatcher (Muscicapa sundara)
Rufousbellied Miltave(Muscicupa hyperythra)

WS

S

WS

W
W
W
W
W
A
W/S
S

W
W
W
W
W

SA,SC
P,D
MM,SA,
SC,P,R
MM,SA,
SC,P,R,D,
MM,SA,SC
S,SA,MM,R
SA,MM,R,P
S,SA,MM,R,P
S,R,SA,SC,
S,SA,MM
R,P,SC
S,SA,MM

R,P,SC
S,SA,R,
R,S,SA,HM,
S,HM,R,
S,R, S,HM,R

1

1

2

1
1
1
2
1
2
2
2

1
1
1
1
1

AM

AM

AM

AM
AM
AM
AM
AM
R
M
M

M
M
M
M
M
Sub-Family :SYLVINAE
Franklin's wren warbler (Prinie hodgsonii)

Plain wren-warbler (Prinie subflave)
Ashy wren- warbler (Prinie sociatis)
Brown Mill warbler (Prinie criniger)
Tailor Bird (Orthoiomus sutorius)
Blyth's Reed Warbler (Acrocephelus dumeorum)
Bron leaf Warbler or Chiffcheff (Phylloscopus Collybile)
Tytler's leaf Warbler (Pyhloscopus tytiter)
Yellow Browed leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus inornetus)
Pallas's leaf warbler (Prinie sylvatice)
Jungle Wren Warbler (Prinie sylvatice)
Palefooted Bush Warbler (Cettie pallidipes)
Booted Warbter (Mippotais catigate)
Lesser Whitethroat (Sysie Communis)
Dusky Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus fuscatus)
Oliveceous Leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus giseolus)
Dull green leaf warbler (Phylloscopus trochilofdes)
Large Crowned leaf warbler (Phylloscopus occipftalis)
Brooks leaf Warbler (Phylloscopus subviridis)
Black browed flycatcher warbler (seicerus burkii)
Greyheaded Flycatcher - Warbler (Seicercus xanthoschestos)

A

A
A
W
A
W
W
W
W
W
A
W
W
W
W
W
W
W
W
W
W

SA,HM,RG,
SC,P
RG
SA,RG,SC,P
SC,RG
SC,RG
P,SA,RG,
P,SA,RG,
SC,D,R
S,MM,SA,R
S,SA,R
S,MM,SA,R
SA,RG
SA,RG,SC,D
SA,RG,SC,D
R,RG,SA,D,P
S,SA,NM,R
S,SA,HM,R
S,S,HM,R,
S,SA,HM,R
HM,R
S,SA,HM,
S,KM,SA,R

3

1
2
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
2
2
2
2
3
1
1
1
1

 


R

R
R
R
?
R
AM
AM
AM
AM
R
AM
AM
AM
AM
AM
AM
AM
AM
AM
AM
Subfamily : TURDINAE
Magpie-Robin (Copsychus sautris)
Shame Copsychus malabaricus malabaricus)
Black Redstart (Phenicurnis ochruros rufiventris)
Plumbeous Redtart (Phyacornis fuliginosus)
Blueheaded Redstart (Phkoenicurus caeruleocephalous)
Redtailed Chat (Cercomela fusce)
Brown Rock Chat Cercomela fusce)
Stone Chat (Saxicola torguate)
Pied Bush Chat (Sexicola Caprate)
Dark-Grey Bush Chat (Saxicola ferrea)
Whitecapped Redstart (Chaimarrornis leucocephalus)
Indian Robin (Saxicoloides fulicate)

Whitebrowed Bush Robin (Erighacus indicus)
Blueheaded Rock Thrush (monticole cinclorhychus)
Chestnutbellied Rock Thrush (Monticole rufiventris)
Blue Rock  Thrush (Myiophonus caeruleus)
Blue Whistling Thrush (Myiophonus caeruleus)
Orangeheaded Ground Thrush (Zoothere Citrine)
Golden or smallbilled, mountain Thrush (Zoothere daume)
Grey winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul)
Blackthroated Thrush Turdus (ruficollis atrogularis)

A
W/S
W/S
W
W
W
A
W
A
W
W
A

W
W
W
W
W
W
W
W
W

S,SA,HM,
S,R
SC,RG
A,R
HM
D
HM,SA,P
HM,RG,SC
HM,SA,RG,SC
HM,SA,RG,SC
A,R
D,HM,SA,
RG,SC
HM
D,R
HM
S,HM
S,HM,R,RG
SA,R
SA,RG,SC
S,RG,D,P
RG,SC

2
1
2
2
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
2
2

R
M
R
AM
M
?
R
M
R
AM
M
R
?
AM
?
M
AM
M
M
M
M
Family : CINCLOIDAE
Brown Dipper (Cinclus pallasii)

W

A,RG

1

R
Family : PARIDAE
Grey Tit (parus major)

Greenbacked Tit (Parus monticolus)
Firecapped Tit (Cephalopyrus flemmiceps)

A

W
W

S,SA,HM,
R,SC,P
S,SA,R
S,SA,HM,R

2

1
1

R

AM
AM
Family : SITTIDAE
Chestnutbellied Muthatch (Sitte castanea)

Velvetfronted Muthatch (Sitte frontalis)
Wall Creeper (Tochodrome murarie)

A

A
W

S,SA,R,KH,
P,SC
S,SA,R,HM,P
HM,RG

2

1
1

R

R
M
Family : CERTHIDAE
Himalayan Tree Creeper (Certhie nipalensis)
Nepal Tree Creeper (Certhie nipalensis)

W
W

S,SA,HM,R
S,SA,MM,R

1
1

M
M
Family : MOTACILLIDAE
Indian Tree Pipit (Anthus hodgsonii)
Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivalis)
Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae)
Brown Rock Pipit (Anthus similis)
Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flave)
Crey Wagtail (Motacilla albe)
Larg Pied Wagtail (Motacilla Maderaspatensis)

W
W
A
A
W
W
W
A

S,SA,HM,R
RG
RG
RG
SA,KM
RG,R
RG,R
RG,R

 


2
1
2
1
1
1
2
3

M
M
R
LM
M
M
M
M
Family : DICAEIDAE
Thickbilled Flowerpecker (Dicaeum agile)
Tickell's Flowerpecker (Dicaeum ertyhrohynchos)
Firebreasted Flowerpecker (Dicaeum ignipectus)

A
A
S

SA,R,S,HM
P,SA,R,HM
RG,SA

1
1
1

R
R
R
Family : NECTARINIDAE
Purple sunbirdk (Nectarinia asiatice)
Yellowbacked Sunbird (Aethopyge siparaia)
Blackbreasted Sunbird (Aethopyge saturate)

A
W
W

SA,KM,R,SC
SA,HM
SA,HM

2
1
1

R
M
M
Family : ZOSTEROPIDATE
White-eye (Zosterops palpebrose)

A

S,SA,HM,SC,
R,P

2
 

R
Family : PLOCEIDAE
Sub-Family : PASSERINAE

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)
Yellowthroated Sparrow (Petronie xanthocollis)


A
W
A


D
D
S,SA,HM,P


3
1
2


R
?
R
Sub-Family : PLOCEINAE
Baya (Ploceus philippinus)

A

RG

1

R
Sub Family : ESTRILDINAE
Red Munia (Estrilda amandave)
Whitethroated munia (Lonchure malabarice)
Spotted Munia (lonchura punctulate)
Blackheaded Munia (Lonchura matacca)

A
A
A
A

SA,P,SC,RG
SA,SC,RG
SA,RG,SC
SA,RG,SC

2
1
1
1

R
R
R
R
Family : FRINGILLIDAE
Subfamily : Carduelinae
Common Rose Finch (Carpodacus erythrinus)


W


RG,SC,


2
 


M
Family : EMBERIZIDAE
Whitecapped Bunting (Emberize stewart)
Red Bunting (Fumberize schoenicles)
Pine Bunting (Fmberizew lencocephalos)

A
W
W

RG,SC
RG,SC
RG,D

2
1
1

R
R
AM
Legends:

Season: W = Winter S = Summer A = All through the year

Habitat: A = Aquatic R = Raus (Dried river bed) G = Grass S = Sal Shorea robusta forest A = Anogeissus latifolia dominated forest D = Distrurbed ( Human settlements & cultivation ) and open areas P = Plantation Sc = Scrubland RG = Raus and grassy banks SA = Shorea and Anogeissus mixed

Abundance Rating:1 = Birds seen itermittently 2 = Birds see quite regularly 3 = Bird with very high sightings

Migration Status: M = Migrant R = Resident LM = Local Migrant AM = Altitudinal Migrant ? = Status not known

Disclaimer : We have tried our level best to ensure the authenticity of the information provided in the website and the data shown above is obtained from Rajaji National Park's Official Data on Birds, But in any case please verify the contents with govt. data, We take no responsibility.



 
 
 
 
 
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