Migrant Birds of Sri Lanka

 Ducks (Family:Anatidae)

1
Eurasian Wigeon
Anas penelope

2
Northern Shoveler
Anas clypeata

3

4

5
Common Teal [Green-winged Teal]
Anas crecca crecca

Flamingos (Family: Phoenicopteridae)

6


Ibises and Spoonbills (Family: Threskiornithidae)
7

Herons and Egrets (Family: Ardeidae)

8
Malaysian Night-heron [Malay/Tiger Bittern]
Gorsachius melanolophus

9

Falcons (Family: Falconidae)


11
Oriental Hobby [Indian Hobby]
Falco severus

12
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus calidus

Ospreys, Kites, Hawks & Eagkes (Family: Accipitridae)

13
Osprey
Pandion haliaetus

14
Black Baza
Aviceda leuphotes

15
Western Marsh Harrier/Eurasian Marsh Harrier
Circus aeruginosus


17
Pied Harrier
Circus melanoleucos

18
Montagu's Harrier
Circus pygargus

19
Common Buzzard/Himalayan Buzzard
Buteo buteo

20
Booted Eagle
Hieraaetus pennatus

Rails and Crakes (Family: Rallidae)


22
Baillon's Crake
Porzana pusilla pusilla


Oystercatchers (Family: Haematopodidae)
23
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Haematopus ostralegus buturlini

Stilts & Avocets (Family: Recurvirostridae)
24
Pied Avocet
Recurvirostra avosetta


Plovers (Family: Charadriidae)


27
Common Ringed Plover
Charadrius hiaticula tundrae



30
Greater Sand Plover
Charadrius leschenaultii  leschenaultii


32
Caspian Plover
Charadrius asiaticus


Sandpipers and allies(Family: Scolopacidae)
33
Eurasian Woodcock
Scolopax rusticola

34
Jack Snipe
Lymnocryptes minimus

35
Pintail Snipe
Gallinago stenura

36
Common Snipe [Fantail snipe]
Gallinago gallinago gallinago




40
Eurasian Curlew
Numenius arquata orientalis

41
Spotted Redshank
Tringa erythropus




45
Green Sandpiper
Tringa ochropus


47
Terek Sandpiper
Xenus cinereus



50
Great Knot  [Eastern Knot]
Calidris tenuirostris

51
Red Knot
Calidris canutus canutus



54
Temminck's Stint
Calidris temminckii

55
Long-toed Stint
Calidris subminuta

56
Dunlin
Calidris alpina alpina


58
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Limicola falcinellus falcinellus

59
Ruff
Philomachus pugnax

60
Red-necked Phalarope
Phalaropus lobatus

                                           
Coursers & Pratincoles (Family: Glareolidae)
61
Collared Pratincole[Common Pratincole]
Glareola pratincola pratincola

Gulls and Terns (Family: Laridae) 



64
Black-headed Gull                   
Chroicocephalus ridibundus


66
Sandwich Tern
Thalasseus sandvicensis sandvicensis




Doves and Pigeons (Family: Columbidae)

70
Oriental Turtle-dove [Rufous Turtle-dove]
Streptopelia orientalis meena

Cuckoos (Family: Cuculidae)

71
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo [Red-winged Crested Cuckoo]
Clamator coromandus

72
Common Cuckoo [Eurasian Cuckoo]
Cuculus canorus subtelephonus

73


Owls (Family: Strigidae)
75
Short-eared Owl
Asio flammeus flammeus

Kingfishers (Family: Alcedinidae)
76
Black-capped Kingfisher [Black-capped Purple Kingfisher]
Halcyon pileata

Bee-eaters (Family: Meropidae)
77
European Bee-eater
Merops apiaster


Pittas (Family: Pittidae)

Shrikes (Family: Laniidae)


Orioles (Family: Oriolidae)
81
Eurasian Golden Oriole  [Indian Golden Oriole]
Oriolus oriolus kundoo

82
Black-naped Oriole
Oriolus chinensis diffusus

Drongos (Family: Dicruridae)
83
Ashy Drongo [Grey Drongo]
Dicrurus leucophaeus longicaudatus

Monarchs (Family: Monarchidae)

Swallows & Martins (Family: Hirundinidae)
85
Sand-martin [Pale Martin]
Riparia riparia

86
Red-rumped Swallow
Cecropis daurica erythropygia


Old world warblers (Family: Sylviidae)
88
Pallas's grasshopper-warbler[Rusty-rumped Warbler]
Locustella certhiola rubescens

89


91
Sykes's Warbler
Iduna rama

92
Booted Warbler
Iduna caligata

93
Greenish Warbler [Greenish Leaf Warbler/Green tree warbler]
Phylloscopus trochiloides viridanus

94
Lesser Whitethroat
Sylvia curruca halimodendri

95
Hume's Whitethroat
Sylvia althaea

Starlings (Family: Sturnidae)

97

Thrushes (Family: Turdidae)
98
Pied Thrush [Pied Ground Thrush]
Zoothera wardii

99
Orange-headed Thrush [Orange-headed Ground Thrush]
Zoothera citrina citrina

Chats & Old world flycatchers (Family: Muscicapidae)
100
Indian Blue Robin [Indian Blue Chat]
Luscinia brunnea brunnea

101
Blue Rock-thrush
Monticola solitarius pandoo




Wagtails & Pipits (Family: Motacillidae)


107
White Wagtail
Motacilla alba dukhunensis


109
Citrine Wagtail
Motacilla citreola citreola

110
Richard's Pipit
Anthus richardi

111
Blyth's Pipit
Anthus godlewskii

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