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SIRI LANKA FIELD CHECK LIST

Abundant (+++) Common (++) Rare (+) Juvenile (Juv) Immature (Inm) Adult (Ad) Female Male

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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna bicolor

Lesser Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna javanica

Graylag Goose

Anser anser

Comb Duck

Sarkidiornis melanotos

Ruddy Shelduck

Tadorna ferruginea

Cotton Pygmy-Goose

Nettapus coromandelianus

Garganey

Spatula querquedula

Northern Shoveler

Spatula clypeata

Gadwall

Mareca strepera

Eurasian Wigeon

Mareca penelope

Indian Spot-billed Duck

Anas poecilorhyncha

Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos

Northern Pintail

Anas acuta

Green-winged Teal

Anas crecca

Marbled Teal

Marmaronetta angustirostris

Tufted Duck

Aythya fuligula

 GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Indian Peafowl

Pavo cristatus

Sri Lanka Spurfowl

Galloperdix bicalcarata

Blue-breasted Quail

Synoicus chinensis

Rain Quail

Coturnix coromandelica

Jungle Bush-Quail

Perdicula asiatica

Painted Francolin

Francolinus pictus

Gray Francolin

Francolinus pondicerianus

Sri Lanka Junglefowl

Gallus lafayettii

 PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

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Little Grebe

Tachybaptus ruficollis

 PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae

Greater Flamingo

Phoenicopterus roseus

Lesser Flamingo

Phoeniconaias minor

 PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Cape Petrel

Daption capense

Soft-plumaged Petrel

Pterodroma mollis

Barau's Petrel

Pterodroma baraui

White-headed Petrel

Pterodroma lessonii

Bulwer's Petrel

Bulweria bulwerii

Jouanin's Petrel

Bulweria fallax

Streaked Shearwater

Calonectris leucomelas

Flesh-footed Shearwater

Ardenna carneipes

Wedge-tailed Shearwater

Ardenna pacifica

Sooty Shearwater

Ardenna grisea

Short-tailed Shearwater

Ardenna tenuirostris

Persian Shearwater

Puffinus persicus

 PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Wilson's Storm-Petrel

Oceanites oceanicus

White-faced Storm-Petrel

Pelagodroma marina

Black-bellied Storm-Petrel

Fregetta tropica

Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel

Oceanodroma monorhis

 PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

White-tailed Tropicbird

Phaethon lepturus

Red-billed Tropicbird

Phaethon aethereus

 CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae

Asian Openbill

Anastomus oscitans

Black Stork

Ciconia nigra

Woolly-necked Stork

Ciconia episcopus

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White Stork

Ciconia ciconia

Black-necked Stork

Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Lesser Adjutant

Leptoptilos javanicus

Painted Stork

Mycteria leucocephala

 SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Lesser Frigatebird

Fregata ariel

Christmas Island Frigatebird

Fregata andrewsi

Great Frigatebird

Fregata minor

 SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Masked Booby

Sula dactylatra

Brown Booby

Sula leucogaster

Red-footed Booby

Sula sula

 SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Little Cormorant

Microcarbo niger

Great Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo

Indian Cormorant

Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

 SULIFORMES: Anhingidae

Oriental Darter

Anhinga melanogaster

 PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Great White Pelican

Pelecanus onocrotalus

Spot-billed Pelican

Pelecanus philippensis

Dalmatian Pelican

Pelecanus crispus

 PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Great Bittern

Botaurus stellaris

Yellow Bittern

Ixobrychus sinensis

Cinnamon Bittern

Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

Black Bittern

Ixobrychus flavicollis

Gray Heron

Ardea cinerea

Goliath Heron

Ardea goliath

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Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea

Great Egret

Ardea alba

Intermediate Egret

Ardea intermedia

Little Egret

Egretta garzetta

Western Reef-Heron

Egretta gularis

Cattle Egret

Bubulcus ibis

Indian Pond-Heron

Ardeola grayii

Chinese Pond-Heron

Ardeola bacchus

Striated Heron

Butorides striata

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax

Malayan Night-Heron

Gorsachius melanolophus

 PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus

Black-headed Ibis

Threskiornis melanocephalus

Eurasian Spoonbill

Platalea leucorodia

 ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

Osprey

Pandion haliaetus

 ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Black-shouldered Kite

Elanus caeruleus

Oriental Honey-buzzard

Pernis ptilorhynchus

Jerdon's Baza

Aviceda jerdoni

Black Baza

Aviceda leuphotes

Crested Serpent-Eagle

Spilornis cheela

Crested Hawk-Eagle

Nisaetus cirrhatus

Legge's Hawk-Eagle

Nisaetus kelaarti

Rufous-bellied Eagle

Lophotriorchis kienerii

Black Eagle

Ictinaetus malaiensis

Greater Spotted Eagle

Clanga clanga

Booted Eagle

Hieraaetus pennatus

Bonelli's Eagle

Aquila fasciata

Eurasian Marsh-Harrier

Circus aeruginosus

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Pallid Harrier

Circus macrourus

Pied Harrier

Circus melanoleucos

Montagu's Harrier

Circus pygargus

Crested Goshawk

Accipiter trivirgatus

Shikra

Accipiter badius

Besra

Accipiter virgatus

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Accipiter nisus

Black Kite

Milvus migrans

Brahminy Kite

Haliastur indus

White-bellied Sea-Eagle

Haliaeetus leucogaster

Gray-headed Fish-Eagle

Haliaeetus ichthyaetus

Common Buzzard

Buteo buteo

Himalayan Buzzard

Buteo refectus

Eastern Buzzard

Buteo japonicus

Long-legged Buzzard

Buteo rufinus

 GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Slaty-legged Crake

Rallina eurizonoides

Slaty-breasted Rail

Gallirallus striatus

Corn Crake

Crex crex

Water Rail

Rallus aquaticus

White-breasted Waterhen

Amaurornis phoenicurus

Ruddy-breasted Crake

Zapornia fusca

Baillon's Crake

Zapornia pusilla

Watercock

Gallicrex cinerea

Gray-headed Swamphen

Porphyrio poliocephalus

Eurasian Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus

Eurasian Coot

Fulica atra

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae

Indian Thick-knee

Burhinus indicus

Great Thick-knee

Esacus recurvirostris

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

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Black-winged Stilt

Himantopus himantopus

Pied Stilt

Himantopus leucocephalus

Pied Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

Eurasian Oystercatcher

Haematopus ostralegus

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied Plover

Pluvialis squatarola

Pacific Golden-Plover

Pluvialis fulva

Yellow-wattled Lapwing

Vanellus malabaricus

Gray-headed Lapwing

Vanellus cinereus

Red-wattled Lapwing

Vanellus indicus

Sociable Lapwing

Vanellus gregarius

Lesser Sand-Plover

Charadrius mongolus

Greater Sand-Plover

Charadrius leschenaultii

Caspian Plover

Charadrius asiaticus

Kentish Plover

Charadrius alexandrinus

Common Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula

Long-billed Plover

Charadrius placidus

Little Ringed Plover

Charadrius dubius

Oriental Plover

Charadrius veredus

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae

Greater Painted-Snipe

Rostratula benghalensis

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae

Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Hydrophasianus chirurgus

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

Little Curlew

Numenius minutus

Slender-billed Curlew

Numenius tenuirostris

Eurasian Curlew

Numenius arquata

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Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Ruddy Turnstone

Arenaria interpres

Great Knot

Calidris tenuirostris

Red Knot

Calidris canutus

Ruff

Calidris pugnax

Broad-billed Sandpiper

Calidris falcinellus

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Calidris acuminata

Curlew Sandpiper

Calidris ferruginea

Temminck's Stint

Calidris temminckii

Long-toed Stint

Calidris subminuta

Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Calidris pygmea

Red-necked Stint

Calidris ruficollis

Sanderling

Calidris alba

Dunlin

Calidris alpina

Little Stint

Calidris minuta

White-rumped Sandpiper

Calidris fuscicollis

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Calidris subruficollis

Pectoral Sandpiper

Calidris melanotos

Asian Dowitcher

Limnodromus semipalmatus

Jack Snipe

Lymnocryptes minimus

Eurasian Woodcock

Scolopax rusticola

Great Snipe

Gallinago media

Common Snipe

Gallinago gallinago

Pin-tailed Snipe

Gallinago stenura

Swinhoe's Snipe

Gallinago megala

Terek Sandpiper

Xenus cinereus

Wilson's Phalarope

Phalaropus tricolor

Red-necked Phalarope

Phalaropus lobatus

Red Phalarope

Phalaropus fulicarius

Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos

Spotted Sandpiper

Actitis macularius

Green Sandpiper

Tringa ochropus

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Solitary Sandpiper

Tringa solitaria

Spotted Redshank

Tringa erythropus

Common Greenshank

Tringa nebularia

Nordmann's Greenshank

Tringa guttifer

Marsh Sandpiper

Tringa stagnatilis

Wood Sandpiper

Tringa glareola

Common Redshank

Tringa totanus

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae

Small Buttonquail

Turnix sylvaticus

Barred Buttonquail

Turnix suscitator

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae

Crab-Plover

Dromas ardeola

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae

Indian Courser

Cursorius coromandelicus

Collared Pratincole

Glareola pratincola

Oriental Pratincole

Glareola maldivarum

Small Pratincole

Glareola lactea

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

South Polar Skua

Stercorarius maccormicki

Brown Skua

Stercorarius antarcticus

Pomarine Jaeger

Stercorarius pomarinus

Parasitic Jaeger

Stercorarius parasiticus

 CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Slender-billed Gull

Chroicocephalus genei

Black-headed Gull

Chroicocephalus ridibundus

Brown-headed Gull

Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus

Sooty Gull

Ichthyaetus hemprichii

Pallas's Gull

Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus

Herring Gull

Larus argentatus

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Lesser Black-backed Gull

Larus fuscus

Brown Noddy

Anous stolidus

Black Noddy

Anous minutus

Lesser Noddy

Anous tenuirostris

Sooty Tern

Onychoprion fuscatus

Bridled Tern

Onychoprion anaethetus

Little Tern

Sternula albifrons

Saunders's Tern

Sternula saundersi

Gull-billed Tern

Gelochelidon nilotica

Caspian Tern

Hydroprogne caspia

Black Tern

Chlidonias niger

White-winged Tern

Chlidonias leucopterus

Whiskered Tern

Chlidonias hybrida

Roseate Tern

Sterna dougallii

Black-naped Tern

Sterna sumatrana

Common Tern

Sterna hirundo

White-cheeked Tern

Sterna repressa

Great Crested Tern

Thalasseus bergii

Sandwich Tern

Thalasseus sandvicensis

Lesser Crested Tern

Thalasseus bengalensis

 COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock Pigeon

Columba livia

Sri Lanka Wood-Pigeon

Columba torringtoniae

Pale-capped Pigeon

Columba punicea

Oriental Turtle-Dove

Streptopelia orientalis

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Streptopelia decaocto

Red Collared-Dove

Streptopelia tranquebarica

Spotted Dove

Streptopelia chinensis

Asian Emerald Dove

Chalcophaps indica

Orange-breasted Pigeon

Treron bicinctus

Sri Lanka Green-Pigeon

Treron pompadora

Yellow-footed Pigeon

Treron phoenicopterus

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Green Imperial-Pigeon

Ducula aenea

 CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Green-billed Coucal

Centropus chlororhynchos

Greater Coucal

Centropus sinensis

Sirkeer Malkoha

Taccocua leschenaultii

Red-faced Malkoha

Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus

Blue-faced Malkoha

Phaenicophaeus viridirostris

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

Clamator coromandus

Pied Cuckoo

Clamator jacobinus

Asian Koel

Eudynamys scolopaceus

Asian Emerald Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx maculatus

Banded Bay Cuckoo

Cacomantis sonneratii

Gray-bellied Cuckoo

Cacomantis passerinus

Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo

Surniculus dicruroides

Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo

Surniculus lugubris

Common Hawk-Cuckoo

Hierococcyx varius

Lesser Cuckoo

Cuculus poliocephalus

Indian Cuckoo

Cuculus micropterus

Common Cuckoo

Cuculus canorus

 STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Sri Lanka Bay-Owl

Phodilus assimilis

 STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Serendib Scops-Owl

Otus thilohoffmanni

Indian Scops-Owl

Otus bakkamoena

Oriental Scops-Owl

Otus sunia

Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl

Bubo nipalensis

Brown Fish-Owl

Ketupa zeylonensis

Jungle Owlet

Glaucidium radiatum

Chestnut-backed Owlet

Glaucidium castanotum

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Brown Wood-Owl

Strix leptogrammica

Short-eared Owl

Asio flammeus

Brown Boobook

Ninox scutulata

 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae

Sri Lanka Frogmouth

Batrachostomus moniliger

 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Great Eared-Nightjar

Lyncornis macrotis

Jungle Nightjar

Caprimulgus indicus

Jerdon's Nightjar

Caprimulgus atripennis

Indian Nightjar

Caprimulgus asiaticus

 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

White-throated Needletail

Hirundapus caudacutus

Brown-backed Needletail

Hirundapus giganteus

Indian Swiftlet

Aerodramus unicolor

Alpine Swift

Apus melba

Pallid Swift

Apus pallidus

Blyth's Swift

Apus leuconyx

Dark-rumped Swift

Apus acuticauda

Little Swift

Apus affinis

Asian Palm-Swift

Cypsiurus balasiensis

 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Hemiprocnidae

Crested Treeswift

Hemiprocne coronata

 TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae

Malabar Trogon

Harpactes fasciatus

 BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae

Eurasian Hoopoe

Upupa epops

 BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae

Sri Lanka Gray Hornbill

Ocyceros gingalensis

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Malabar Pied-Hornbill

Anthracoceros coronatus

 CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Common Kingfisher

Alcedo atthis

Blue-eared Kingfisher

Alcedo meninting

Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher

Ceyx erithaca

Stork-billed Kingfisher

Pelargopsis capensis

White-throated Kingfisher

Halcyon smyrnensis

Black-capped Kingfisher

Halcyon pileata

Pied Kingfisher

Ceryle rudis

 CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

Green Bee-eater

Merops orientalis

Blue-tailed Bee-eater

Merops philippinus

European Bee-eater

Merops apiaster

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater

Merops leschenaulti

 CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae

Indian Roller

Coracias benghalensis

Dollarbird

Eurystomus orientalis

 PICIFORMES: Megalaimidae

Crimson-fronted Barbet

Psilopogon rubricapillus

Coppersmith Barbet

Psilopogon haemacephalus

Brown-headed Barbet

Psilopogon zeylanicus

Yellow-fronted Barbet

Psilopogon flavifrons

 PICIFORMES: Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck

Jynx torquilla

Brown-capped Woodpecker

Dendrocopos nanus

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker

Dendrocopos mahrattensis

Lesser Yellownape

Picus chlorolophus

Streak-throated Woodpecker

Picus xanthopygaeus

Black-rumped Flameback

Dinopium benghalense

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Rufous Woodpecker

Micropternus brachyurus

Crimson-backed Flameback

Chrysocolaptes stricklandi

White-naped Woodpecker

Chrysocolaptes festivus

 FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Black-thighed Falconet

Microhierax fringillarius

Lesser Kestrel

Falco naumanni

Eurasian Kestrel

Falco tinnunculus

Red-necked Falcon

Falco chicquera

Amur Falcon

Falco amurensis

Oriental Hobby

Falco severus

Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus

 PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Alexandrine Parakeet

Psittacula eupatria

Rose-ringed Parakeet

Psittacula krameri

Plum-headed Parakeet

Psittacula cyanocephala

Layard's Parakeet

Psittacula calthrapae

Sri Lanka Hanging-Parrot

Loriculus beryllinus

 PASSERIFORMES: Pittidae

Indian Pitta

Pitta brachyura

 PASSERIFORMES: Vangidae

Sri Lanka Woodshrike

Tephrodornis affinis

Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike

Hemipus picatus

 PASSERIFORMES: Artamidae

Ashy Woodswallow

Artamus fuscus

 PASSERIFORMES: Aegithinidae

Common Iora

Aegithina tiphia

White-tailed Iora

Aegithina nigrolutea

 PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

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Small Minivet

Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

Orange Minivet

Pericrocotus flammeus

Large Cuckooshrike

Coracina macei

Black-headed Cuckooshrike

Lalage melanoptera

Indochinese Cuckooshrike

Lalage polioptera

 PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Brown Shrike

Lanius cristatus

Bay-backed Shrike

Lanius vittatus

Long-tailed Shrike

Lanius schach

Southern Gray Shrike

Lanius meridionalis

 PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae

Indian Golden Oriole

Oriolus kundoo

Black-naped Oriole

Oriolus chinensis

Slender-billed Oriole

Oriolus tenuirostris

Black-hooded Oriole

Oriolus xanthornus

 PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae

Black Drongo

Dicrurus macrocercus

Ashy Drongo

Dicrurus leucophaeus

White-bellied Drongo

Dicrurus caerulescens

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo

Dicrurus paradiseus

Sri Lanka Drongo

Dicrurus lophorinus

 PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae

White-browed Fantail

Rhipidura aureola

 PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

Black-naped Monarch

Hypothymis azurea

Indian Paradise-Flycatcher

Terpsiphone paradisi

 PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Sri Lanka Blue-Magpie

Urocissa ornata

House Crow

Corvus splendens

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Large-billed Crow

Corvus macrorhynchos

 PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark

Eremopterix griseus

Jerdon's Bushlark

Mirafra affinis

Oriental Skylark

Alauda gulgula

 PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Bank Swallow

Riparia riparia

Pale Sand Martin

Riparia diluta

Rock Martin

Ptyonoprogne fuligula

Dusky Crag-Martin

Ptyonoprogne concolor

Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica

Wire-tailed Swallow

Hirundo smithii

Hill Swallow

Hirundo domicola

Red-rumped Swallow

Cecropis daurica

Sri Lanka Swallow

Cecropis hyperythra

Streak-throated Swallow

Petrochelidon fluvicola

 PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae

Gray-headed Canary-Flycatcher

Culicicapa ceylonensis

 PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Cinereous Tit

Parus cinereus

 PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch

Sitta frontalis

 PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae

Black-capped Bulbul

Pycnonotus melanicterus

Red-vented Bulbul

Pycnonotus cafer

Yellow-eared Bulbul

Pycnonotus penicillatus

White-browed Bulbul

Pycnonotus luteolus

Yellow-browed Bulbul

Iole indica

Square-tailed Bulbul

Hypsipetes ganeesa

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 PASSERIFORMES: Scotocercidae

Pale-footed Bush Warbler

Urosphena pallidipes

 PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae

Green Warbler

Phylloscopus nitidus

Greenish Warbler

Phylloscopus trochiloides

Large-billed Leaf Warbler

Phylloscopus magnirostris

Golden-spectacled Warbler

Seicercus burkii

 PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Booted Warbler

Iduna caligata

Sykes's Warbler

Iduna rama

Blyth's Reed Warbler

Acrocephalus dumetorum

Clamorous Reed Warbler

Acrocephalus stentoreus

 PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae

Pallas's Grasshopper-Warbler

Locustella certhiola

Lanceolated Warbler

Locustella lanceolata

Common Grasshopper-Warbler

Locustella naevia

Sri Lanka Bush Warbler

Elaphrornis palliseri

 PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Zitting Cisticola

Cisticola juncidis

Common Tailorbird

Orthotomus sutorius

Rufescent Prinia

Prinia rufescens

Gray-breasted Prinia

Prinia hodgsonii

Jungle Prinia

Prinia sylvatica

Ashy Prinia

Prinia socialis

Plain Prinia

Prinia inornata

 PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae

Desert Whitethroat

Sylvia minula

Hume's Whitethroat

Sylvia althaea

Lesser Whitethroat

Sylvia curruca

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 PASSERIFORMES: Paradoxornithidae

Yellow-eyed Babbler

Chrysomma sinense

 PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae

Sri Lanka White-eye

Zosterops ceylonensis

Oriental White-eye

Zosterops palpebrosus

 PASSERIFORMES: Timaliidae

Tawny-bellied Babbler

Dumetia hyperythra

Dark-fronted Babbler

Rhopocichla atriceps

Sri Lanka Scimitar-Babbler

Pomatorhinus melanurus

 PASSERIFORMES: Pellorneidae

Brown-capped Babbler

Pellorneum fuscocapillus

 PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae

Orange-billed Babbler

Turdoides rufescens

Yellow-billed Babbler

Turdoides affinis

Ashy-headed Laughingthrush

Garrulax cinereifrons

 PASSERIFORMES: Irenidae

Asian Fairy-bluebird

Irena puella

 PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Asian Brown Flycatcher

Muscicapa dauurica

Brown-breasted Flycatcher

Muscicapa muttui

Spotted Flycatcher

Muscicapa striata

Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin

Cercotrichas galactotes

Indian Robin

Copsychus fulicatus

Oriental Magpie-Robin

Copsychus saularis

White-rumped Shama

Copsychus malabaricus

White-bellied Blue Flycatcher

Cyornis pallipes

Blue-throated Flycatcher

Cyornis rubeculoides

Hill Blue Flycatcher

Cyornis banyumas

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Tickell's Blue Flycatcher

Cyornis tickelliae

Dull-blue Flycatcher

Eumyias sordidus

Indian Blue Robin

Larvivora brunnea

Bluethroat

Luscinia svecica

Sri Lanka Whistling-Thrush

Myophonus blighi

Korean Flycatcher

Ficedula zanthopygia

Slaty-blue Flycatcher

Ficedula tricolor

Kashmir Flycatcher

Ficedula subrubra

Red-breasted Flycatcher

Ficedula parva

Blue Rock-Thrush

Monticola solitarius

Whinchat

Saxicola rubetra

Pied Bushchat

Saxicola caprata

Pied Wheatear

Oenanthe pleschanka

Desert Wheatear

Oenanthe deserti

Isabelline Wheatear

Oenanthe isabellina

 PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Pied Thrush

Geokichla wardii

Spot-winged Thrush

Geokichla spiloptera

Orange-headed Thrush

Geokichla citrina

Sri Lanka Thrush

Zoothera imbricata

Indian Blackbird

Turdus simillimus

Eyebrowed Thrush

Turdus obscurus

 PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Sri Lanka Myna

Gracula ptilogenys

Southern Hill Myna

Gracula indica

Rosy Starling

Pastor roseus

Daurian Starling

Agropsar sturninus

Asian Pied Starling

Gracupica contra

White-faced Starling

Sturnornis albofrontatus

Brahminy Starling

Sturnia pagodarum

Chestnut-tailed Starling

Sturnia malabarica

Common Myna

Acridotheres tristis

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 PASSERIFORMES: Chloropseidae

Jerdon's Leafbird

Chloropsis jerdoni

Golden-fronted Leafbird

Chloropsis aurifrons

 PASSERIFORMES: Dicaeidae

Thick-billed Flowerpecker

Dicaeum agile

White-throated Flowerpecker

Dicaeum vincens

Pale-billed Flowerpecker

Dicaeum erythrorhynchos

 PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae

Purple-rumped Sunbird

Leptocoma zeylonica

Purple Sunbird

Cinnyris asiaticus

Long-billed Sunbird

Cinnyris lotenius

 PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Forest Wagtail

Dendronanthus indicus

Western Yellow Wagtail

Motacilla flava

Eastern Yellow Wagtail

Motacilla tschutschensis

Citrine Wagtail

Motacilla citreola

Gray Wagtail

Motacilla cinerea

White Wagtail

Motacilla alba

White-browed Wagtail

Motacilla maderaspatensis

Richard's Pipit

Anthus richardi

Paddyfield Pipit

Anthus rufulus

Blyth's Pipit

Anthus godlewskii

Tawny Pipit

Anthus campestris

Olive-backed Pipit

Anthus hodgsoni

Red-throated Pipit

Anthus cervinus

 PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Gray-necked Bunting

Emberiza buchanani

Black-headed Bunting

Emberiza melanocephala

Red-headed Bunting

Emberiza bruniceps

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 PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Common Rosefinch

Carpodacus erythrinus

 PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

 PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae

Streaked Weaver

Ploceus manyar

Baya Weaver

Ploceus philippinus

 PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Indian Silverbill

Euodice malabarica

White-rumped Munia

Lonchura striata

Black-throated Munia

Lonchura kelaarti

Scaly-breasted Munia

Lonchura punctulata

Tricolored Munia

Lonchura malacca

Chestnut Munia

Lonchura atricapilla

· This checklist includes all bird species found in Sri Lanka , based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. I am pleased to offer these checklists as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to report them.

· The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Clements, version 2017.

· The birds marked in yellow are those which not appear in the”HELM FIELD GUIDES” Birds of Siri Lanka - Deepal Warakagoda. Karol Inskipp. Tim Inskipp. Richard Grimmett