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Bar Tailed Godwit

Common Name - Bar Tailed Godwit
Scientific Name - Limosa Limosa
Status - Winter visitor
Habitat - Marsh / Swamp
Nest - Ground cup
Food - Aquatic invertebrates and insect

 

 

Pond Heron

Common Name - Pond Heron
Scientific Name - Ardeola grayii
Status - Resident
Habitat - Marsh / Lakes
Nest - Platform
Food - Aquatic invertebrates and insect

 

 

Sarus Crane

Common Name - Sarus Crane
Scientific Name - Grus Antigone
Status - Resident (Vulnerable)
Habitat - Cropland / Wetland
Nest - Floating
Food - Aquatic invertebrates and insect, seeds, grains.

 

 

White breasted waterhen

Common Name - White breasted waterhen
Scientific Name - Amaurornis phoenicurus
Status - Resident
Habitat - Marsh / Swamp
Nest - Platform
Food - Insect and amphibians

 

 

Brahminy Starling

Common Name - Brahminy Starling
Scientific Name - Temenuchus pagodarum
Status - Resident
Habitat - Human Habitation
Nest - Hole in Walls
Food - Insect / Fruits

   
Crested Serpent Eagle

Common Name - Crested Serpent Eagle
Scientific Name - Spilornis cheela
Status - Resident
Habitat - Semi-evergreen forest
Nest - Platform
Food - Reptile and eggs / birds

   
Red headed vulture

Common Name - Red headed vulture
Scientific Name - Aegipius calvus
Status - Resident (Near threatened)
Habitat - Semi deciduous forest
Nest - Platform
Food - Carrion

   
Painted Sandgrouse

Common Name - Painted Sandgrouse
Scientific Name - Pterocles indicus
Status - Resident
Habitat - Arid
Nest - Ground scrape
Food - Insect and seeds / grains

   
Indian Roller

Common Name - Indian Roller
Scientific Name - Coracias benghalensis
Status - Resident
Habitat - Cropland
Nest - Tree hole
Food - Insect and reptiles

   
Jungle owlet

Common Name - Jungle owlet
Scientific Name - Glacidium radiatum
Status - Resident
Habitat - Semi deciduous/Deciduous forest
Nest - Tree hole
Food - Small mammals and insect

   
Stork billed kingfisher

Common Name - Stork billed kingfisher
Scientific Name - Pelargopsis capensis
Status - Resident
Habitat - Near water
Nest - Tunnel in an earth bank
Food - Fish and Amphibians

   
Comb Duck

Common Name - Comb Duck
Scientific Name - Sarkidiornis melanotos
Status - Winter Visitor
Habitat - Marsh/Swamp
Nest - Floating
Food - Fish and aquatic invertebrates

   
River tern

Common Name-River tern
Scientific Name - Sterna aurantia
Status - Resident
Habitat-Fresh water
Nest - Ground scrape
Food - Fish and insect

   
Spotted owlet

Common Name - Spotted owlet
Scientific Name - Athene brama
Status - Resident
Habitat - Human Habitation,Light forest
Nest - Hole in wall, Trees
Food - Small mammals and Insect

   
White Throated Kingfisher

Common Name - White throated kingfisher
Scientific Name - Halcyon smyrnensis
Status - Resident
Habitat - Near water
Nest - Tunnel in an earth bank
Food - Fish and reptiles

 

   
Darter

Common Name - Darter
Scientific Name - Anhinga melanogaster
Status - Migratory
Habitat - Water
Nest - Platform
Food - Fish and amphibians

 

   
Grey heron

Common Name - Grey heron
Scientific Name - Ardea cinerea
Status - Resident
Habitat - Wetlands
Nest - Platform
Food - Fish and Amphibians

 

   
Purple heron

Common Name - Purple heron
Scientific Name - Ardea purpurea
Status - Resident
Habitat - Watelands
Nest - Platform
Food - Fish and amphibians

 

   
Wooly neck stork

Common Name - Wooly neck stork
Scientific Name - Ciconia episcopus
Status - Resident
Habitat - Marsh/Swamp
Nest - Platform
Food - Fish and Amphibians

 

   
Black necked stork

Common Name - Black necked stork
Scientific Name - Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Status - Migratory (Near Threatened)
Habitat - Marsh/Swamp
Nest - Platform
Food - Fish and Amphibians

 

   
Great thick knee

Common Name - Great thick knee
Scientific Name - Esacus recurvirostris
Status - Resident
Habitat - Mudflats
Nest - Ground scrape
Food - Aquatic invertebrates and insects

 

   
Black headed ibis

Common Name - Black headed ibis
Scientific Name - Threskiornis melanocephalus
Status - Resident migratory (Near Threatened)
Habitat - Marsh/Swamp
Nest - Platform
Food - Fish and amphibians

 

   
Lesser Flamingo

Common Name - Lesser Flamingo
Scientific Name - Phoeniconaias minor
Status - Winter migrant
Habitat - Marsh/swamp
Nest - Mound
Food - Aquatic invertebrates and Algae

   
Greater flamingo

Common Name - Greater flamingo
Scientific Name - Phoenicopterus ruber
Status - Winter visitor
Habitat - Marsh /Swamp
Nest - Mound
Food - Fish and algae

   
Northern Pintail

Common Name - Northern Pintail
Scientific Name - Anas acuta
Status - Winter visitor
Habitat - Marsh and swamp
Nest - Ground cup
Food - Aquatic

 

   
Garganey

Common Name - Garganey
Scientific Name - Anas querquedula
Status - Winter visitor
Habitat - Marsh/Swamp
Nest - Ground cup
Food - Aquatic invertebrates and fish

 

   
Bar headed goose

Common Name - Bar headed goose
Scientific Name - Anser indicus
Status - Winter visitor
Habitat - Marsh/Swamp
Nest - Ground cup

 

   
Common Kestrel

Common Name - Common Kestrel
Scientific Name - Falco tinnunculus
Status - Winter visitor
Habitat - Scrub
Food - Reptile and small mammals

 

   
Grey francolin

Common Name - Grey francolin
Scientific Name - Francolinus pondicerianus
Status - Resident
Habitat - Cropland/Grasslands
Nest - Ground scrape
Food - Insects/grains

   
Painted spurfowl

Common Name - Painted spurfowl
Scientific Name - Galloperdix lunulata
Status - Resident (Endemic)
Habitat - Semi deciduous /Deciduous forest
Nest - Ground scrape
Food - Insects and grains

 

   
Yellow wattled lapwing

Common Name - Yellow wattled lapwing
Scientific Name - Vanellus indicus
Status - Resident
Habitat - Sandbanks/Grassland
Nest - Ground scrape
Food - Insects and terrestrial invertebrates

 

   
Verditer flycatcher

Common Name - Verditer flycatcher
Scientific Name - Eumyias thalassinus
Status - Winter migrant
Habitat - Semi deciduous /Deciduous forest
Nest - Open cup
Food - Insect

 

   
Purple sunbird

Common Name - Purple sunbird
Scientific Name - Cinny asiatica
Status - Resident
Habitat - Gardens
Nest - Hanging
Food - Flower nectar

   
Red headed bunting

Common Name - Red headed bunting
Scientific Name - Emberiza burniceps
Status - Winter visitor
Habitat - Cropland
Nest - Ground cup
Food - Insects and seeds

 

   
Black headed bunting

Common Name - Black headed bunting
Scientific Name - Emberiza melanocephala
Status - Winter migrant
Habitat - Cropland
Nest - Ground cup
Food - Insect and seeds

   
Blue tailed bee eater

Common Name - Blue tailed bee eater
Scientific Name - Merops philippinus
Status - Summer visitor
Habitat - Light forest,Near water
Nest - Tunnel
Food - Insects

   
Green bee eater

Common Name - Green bee eater
Scientific Name - Merops orientalis
Status - Resident
Habitat - Semi deciduous/Deciduous forest
Nest - Tunnel
Food - Insect

   
Indian grey hornbill

Common Name - Indian grey hornbill
Scientific Name - Ocyceros birostris
Status - Resident
Habitat - Semi deciduous/Deciduous forest
Nest - Tree holes
Food - Reptiles and fruits/Berries

   
Pied crested cuckoo

Common Name - Pied crested cuckoo
Scientific Name - Clamator jacobinus
Status - Monsoon visitor
Habitat - Scrub
Nest - Parasitic
Food - Insects and Fruits

   
Blue headed rock thrush

Common Name - Blue headed rock thrush
Scientific Name - Monticola cinclorhynchus
Status - Winter migrant
Habitat - Semi deciduous /Deciduous forest
Nest - Ground cup
Food - Insects

   

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