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Asan Barrage (Dehradun Valley)

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Asan Barrage (Dehradun Valley) , 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 .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2). If you prefer to view the list based on a different authority, click on one of the list available below. Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Threatened Birds of the World (Birds to Watch 3).

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Country or region: Asan Barrage (Dehradun Valley) [map]
Number of species: 236
Number of globally threatened species: 10
See also: http://delhibird.net

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Lesser Whistling DuckDendrocygna javanica
Bar-headed GooseAnser indicus
Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferruginea
Marbled TealMarmaronetta angustirostrisVulnerable
Red-crested PochardNetta rufina
Common PochardAythya ferinaVulnerable
Ferruginous DuckAythya nyrocaNear-threatened
Tufted DuckAythya fuligula
GarganeySpatula querquedula
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
Falcated DuckMareca falcataNear-threatened
GadwallMareca strepera
Eurasian WigeonMareca penelope
Indian Spot-billed DuckAnas poecilorhyncha
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Common TealAnas crecca
Asian Pygmy GooseNettapus coromandelianus

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Black FrancolinFrancolinus francolinus
Grey FrancolinFrancolinus pondicerianus

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis
Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus
Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollis

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock DoveColumba livia
Spotted-necked DoveStreptopelia chinensis
Laughing DoveStreptopelia senegalensis

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Alpine SwiftTachymarptis melba
Little SwiftApus affinis
Common SwiftApus apus

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
Common KoelEudynamys scolopaceus
Grey-bellied CuckooCacomantis passerinus
Common Hawk CuckooHierococcyx varius
Common CuckooCuculus canorus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrio
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Common CootFulica atra

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ciconiidae

Painted StorkMycteria leucocephalaNear-threatened
Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitans
Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Striated HeronButorides striata
Indian Pond HeronArdeola grayii
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Purple HeronArdea purpurea
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia
Little EgretEgretta garzetta

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalusNear-threatened
Indian Black IbisPseudibis papillosa

 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Little CormorantMicrocarbo niger
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Indian CormorantPhalacrocorax fuscicollis

 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae

Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogasterNear-threatened

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae

Great Thick-kneeEsacus recurvirostrisNear-threatened

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosetta
Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
River LapwingVanellus duvauceliiNear-threatened
Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae

Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataNear-threatened
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaNear-threatened
RuffCalidris pugnax
Temminck's StintCalidris temminckii
Little StintCalidris minuta
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae

Little PratincoleGlareola lactea

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Brown-headed GullChroicocephalus brunnicephalus
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Pallas's GullIchthyaetus ichthyaetus
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
River TernSterna aurantiaNear-threatened
Black-bellied TernSterna acuticaudaEndangered

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterusEndangered
Crested Serpent EagleSpilornis cheela
Red-headed VultureSarcogyps calvusCritically endangered
Himalayan VultureGyps himalayensisNear-threatened
White-rumped VultureGyps bengalensisCritically endangered
Indian VultureGyps indicusCritically endangered
Griffon VultureGyps fulvus
Cinereous VultureAegypius monachusNear-threatened
Greater Spotted EagleClanga clangaVulnerable
Steppe EagleAquila nipalensisEndangered
Bonelli's EagleAquila fasciata
Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatus
Western Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosus
Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
ShikraAccipiter badius
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus
Pallas's Fish EagleHaliaeetus leucoryphusVulnerable
Black KiteMilvus migrans

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Jungle OwletGlaucidium radiatum
Spotted OwletAthene brama

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae

Indian Grey HornbillOcyceros birostris

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae

Common HoopoeUpupa epops

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Black-rumped WoodpeckerDinopium benghalense
Grey-headed WoodpeckerPicus canus
Brown-capped WoodpeckerDendrocopos moluccensis
Yellow-crowned WoodpeckerDendrocopos mahrattensis

 
PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae

Brown-headed BarbetPsilopogon zeylanicus
Lineated BarbetPsilopogon lineatus
Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

Green Bee-eaterMerops orientalis
Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae

Indian RollerCoracias benghalensis

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
Crested KingfisherMegaceryle lugubris
Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis
White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Common KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Red-necked FalconFalco chicquera
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Blossom-headed ParakeetPsittacula roseataNear-threatened
Plum-headed ParakeetPsittacula cyanocephala
Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatriaNear-threatened
Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameri

 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeus
Long-tailed MinivetPericrocotus ethologus
Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus flammeus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae

Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus
Indian Golden OrioleOriolus kundoo

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vangidae

Common WoodshrikeTephrodornis pondicerianus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae

Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus
Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae

White-browed FantailRhipidura aureola
White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Bay-backed ShrikeLanius vittatus
Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach
Great Grey ShrikeLanius excubitor

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Rufous TreepieDendrocitta vagabunda
House CrowCorvus splendens
Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

Indian Paradise-flycatcherTerpsiphone paradisi

 
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae

Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticus
Crimson SunbirdAethopyga siparaja

 
PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae

Streaked WeaverPloceus manyar
Baya WeaverPloceus philippinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Red AvadavatAmandava amandava
Indian SilverbillEuodice malabarica
Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticus
Chestnut-shouldered Bush SparrowGymnoris xanthocollis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Tree PipitAnthus trivialis
Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoni
Rosy PipitAnthus roseatus
Water PipitAnthus spinoletta
Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus
Tawny PipitAnthus campestris
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinerea
Citrine WagtailMotacilla citreola
White-browed WagtailMotacilla maderaspatensis
White WagtailMotacilla alba

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Common RosefinchErythrina erythrina
Yellow-breasted GreenfinchChloris spinoides

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Crested BuntingMelophus lathami

 
PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae

Grey-headed Canary-flycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Cinereous TitParus cinereus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Ashy-crowned Sparrow LarkEremopterix griseus
Indian Bush LarkMirafra erythroptera
Sand LarkAlaudala raytal
Crested LarkGalerida cristata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis
Grey-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii
Ashy PriniaPrinia socialis
Plain PriniaPrinia inornata
Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Blyth's Reed WarblerAcrocephalus dumetorum
Clamorous Reed WarblerAcrocephalus stentoreus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Northern House MartinDelichon urbicum
Streak-throated SwallowPetrochelidon fluvicola
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithii
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Dusky Crag MartinPtyonoprogne concolor
Plain MartinRiparia paludicola
Sand MartinRiparia riparia
Pale MartinRiparia diluta

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae

Black BulbulHypsipetes leucocephalus
Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus
Himalayan BulbulPycnonotus leucogenis
Red-vented BulbulPycnonotus cafer

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae

Yellow-browed WarblerAbrornis inornatus
Hume's Leaf WarblerAbrornis humei
Lemon-rumped WarblerAbrornis chloronotus
Common ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita
Tickell's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus affinis
Greenish Leaf WarblerSeicercus trochiloides
Western Crowned Leaf WarblerSeicercus occipitalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae

Lesser WhitethroatCurruca curruca
Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense

 
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae

Oriental White-eyeZosterops palpebrosus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae

Large Grey BabblerArgya malcolmi
Striated BabblerArgya earlei
Scrub BabblerArgya caudata
Jungle BabblerTurdoides striata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

Chestnut-bellied NuthatchSitta castanea
Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis
WallcreeperTichodroma muraria

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Purple-backed StarlingAgropsar sturninus
Asian Pied StarlingGracupica contra
Brahminy StarlingSturnia pagodarum
Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabarica
Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
Bank MynaAcridotheres ginginianus
Jungle MynaAcridotheres fuscus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Indian RobinSaxicoloides fulicatus
Oriental Magpie RobinCopsychus saularis
Tickell's Blue FlycatcherCyornis tickelliae
Asian Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus
BluethroatLuscinia svecica
Red-breasted FlycatcherFicedula parva
Plumbeous Water RedstartRhyacornis fuliginosa
White-capped Water RedstartChaimarrornis leucocephalus
Black RedstartPhoenicurus ochruros
Blue-capped Rock ThrushMonticola cinclorhyncha
Blue Rock ThrushMonticola solitarius
Eastern StonechatSaxicola maurus
Pied Bush ChatSaxicola caprata
Grey Bush ChatSaxicola ferreus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Red-throated ThrushTurdus ruficollis

 

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