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Taiwan (main island)

This checklist includes all bird species found in Taiwan (main island) , 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 Clements 6th edition (updated 2014). 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: Taiwan (main island)
Number of species: 605
Number of endemics: 24
Number of globally threatened species: 33
Number of introduced species: 16
Date last reviewed: 2012-05-12
See also: http://www.bird.org.tw/index.php/works/lists

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Lesser Whistling-DuckDendrocygna javanicaRare/Accidental
Swan GooseAnser cygnoidesRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Taiga Bean-GooseAnser fabalis
Tundra Bean-GooseAnser serrirostris
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifronsRare/Accidental
Lesser White-fronted GooseAnser erythropusRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Graylag GooseAnser anserRare/Accidental
BrantBranta berniclaRare/Accidental
Cackling GooseBranta hutchinsiiRare/Accidental
Mute SwanCygnus olorRare/Accidental
Tundra SwanCygnus columbianusRare/Accidental
Whooper SwanCygnus cygnusRare/Accidental
Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferrugineaRare/Accidental
Common ShelduckTadorna tadornaRare/Accidental
Cotton Pygmy-GooseNettapus coromandelianusRare/Accidental
Mandarin DuckAix galericulata
GadwallAnas strepera
Falcated DuckAnas falcataRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Eurasian WigeonAnas penelope
American WigeonAnas americanaRare/Accidental
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Eastern Spot-billed DuckAnas zonorhyncha
Philippine DuckAnas luzonicaRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Northern ShovelerAnas clypeata
Northern PintailAnas acuta
GarganeyAnas querquedula
Baikal TealAnas formosaRare/Accidental
Green-winged TealAnas crecca
Red-crested PochardNetta rufinaRare/Accidental
CanvasbackAythya valisineriaRare/Accidental
Common PochardAythya ferinaRare/Accidental
Ferruginous DuckAythya nyrocaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Baer's PochardAythya baeriRare/Accidental Critically endangered
Tufted DuckAythya fuligula
Greater ScaupAythya marilaRare/Accidental
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangulaRare/Accidental
SmewMergellus albellusRare/Accidental
Common MerganserMergus merganserRare/Accidental
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serratorRare/Accidental
Scaly-sided MerganserMergus squamatusRare/Accidental Endangered

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Japanese QuailCoturnix japonicaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Blue-breasted QuailCoturnix chinensis
Taiwan PartridgeArborophila crudigularisEndemic
Chinese Bamboo-PartridgeBambusicola thoracicus
Swinhoe's PheasantLophura swinhoiiEndemic Near-threatened
Mikado PheasantSyrmaticus mikadoEndemic Near-threatened
Ring-necked PheasantPhasianus colchicus

 
GAVIIFORMES: Gaviidae

Red-throated LoonGavia stellataRare/Accidental
Arctic LoonGavia arcticaRare/Accidental
Pacific LoonGavia pacificaRare/Accidental

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis
Horned GrebePodiceps auritusRare/Accidental
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatusRare/Accidental
Eared GrebePodiceps nigricollisRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae

Laysan AlbatrossPhoebastria immutabilisRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black-footed AlbatrossPhoebastria nigripesRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Short-tailed AlbatrossPhoebastria albatrusRare/Accidental Vulnerable

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Bonin PetrelPterodroma hypoleucaRare/Accidental
Bulwer's PetrelBulweria bulwerii
Tahiti PetrelPseudobulweria rostrataRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Streaked ShearwaterCalonectris leucomelas
Flesh-footed ShearwaterPuffinus carneipesRare/Accidental
Wedge-tailed ShearwaterPuffinus pacificusRare/Accidental
Sooty ShearwaterPuffinus griseusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Short-tailed ShearwaterPuffinus tenuirostrisRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Swinhoe's Storm-PetrelOceanodroma monorhisNear-threatened
Tristram's Storm-PetrelOceanodroma tristramiRare/Accidental Near-threatened

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturusRare/Accidental
Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereusRare/Accidental
Red-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon rubricaudaRare/Accidental

 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae

Black StorkCiconia nigraRare/Accidental
Oriental StorkCiconia boycianaRare/Accidental Endangered

 
SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Great FrigatebirdFregata minorRare/Accidental
Lesser FrigatebirdFregata arielRare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Masked BoobySula dactylatraRare/Accidental
Brown BoobySula leucogaster
Red-footed BoobySula sulaRare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Japanese CormorantPhalacrocorax capillatusRare/Accidental
Pelagic CormorantPhalacrocorax pelagicusRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Dalmatian PelicanPelecanus crispusRare/Accidental Vulnerable

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Great BitternBotaurus stellarisRare/Accidental
Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis
Schrenck's BitternIxobrychus eurhythmusRare/Accidental
Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollisRare/Accidental
Gray HeronArdea cinerea
Purple HeronArdea purpureaRare/Accidental
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretMesophoyx intermedia
White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiaeRare/Accidental
Chinese EgretEgretta eulophotesVulnerable
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
Pied HeronEgretta picataRare/Accidental
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Chinese Pond-HeronArdeola bacchusRare/Accidental
Javan Pond-HeronArdeola speciosaRare/Accidental
Striated HeronButorides striata
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Rufous Night-HeronNycticorax caledonicusRare/Accidental
Japanese Night-HeronGorsachius goisagiRare/Accidental Endangered
Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusRare/Accidental
Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicusIntroduced species
Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Crested IbisNipponia nipponRare/Accidental Endangered
Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodiaRare/Accidental
Black-faced SpoonbillPlatalea minorRare/Accidental Endangered

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Black-shouldered KiteElanus caeruleus
Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
Black BazaAviceda leuphotesRare/Accidental
Cinereous VultureAegypius monachusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
Mountain Hawk-EagleNisaetus nipalensis
Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis
Greater Spotted EagleClanga clangaRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Imperial EagleAquila heliacaRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Gray-faced BuzzardButastur indicus
Eastern Marsh-HarrierCircus spilonotus
Northern HarrierCircus cyaneusRare/Accidental
Pied HarrierCircus melanoleucosRare/Accidental
Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
Chinese SparrowhawkAccipiter soloensis
Japanese SparrowhawkAccipiter gularis
BesraAccipiter virgatus
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusRare/Accidental
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilisRare/Accidental
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Brahminy KiteHaliastur indusRare/Accidental
White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogasterRare/Accidental
White-tailed EagleHaliaeetus albicillaRare/Accidental
Rough-legged HawkButeo lagopusRare/Accidental
Common BuzzardButeo buteo
Upland BuzzardButeo hemilasiusRare/Accidental

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Red-legged CrakeRallina fasciataRare/Accidental
Slaty-legged CrakeRallina eurizonoides
Slaty-breasted RailGallirallus striatus
Brown-cheeked RailRallus indicus
White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
Baillon's CrakePorzana pusillaRare/Accidental
Spotted CrakePorzana porzanaRare/Accidental
Ruddy-breasted CrakePorzana fusca
Band-bellied CrakePorzana paykulliiRare/Accidental Near-threatened
White-browed CrakePorzana cinereaRare/Accidental
WatercockGallicrex cinerea
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrioRare/Accidental
Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Eurasian CootFulica atra

 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae

Demoiselle CraneAnthropoides virgoRare/Accidental
White-naped CraneGrus vipioRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Common CraneGrus grusRare/Accidental
Hooded CraneGrus monachaRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Red-crowned CraneGrus japonensisRare/Accidental Endangered

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus
Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosettaRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

Eurasian OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva
Northern LapwingVanellus vanellus
Gray-headed LapwingVanellus cinereusRare/Accidental
Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand-PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticulaRare/Accidental
Long-billed PloverCharadrius placidusRare/Accidental
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
Oriental PloverCharadrius veredusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae

Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae

Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Gray-tailed TattlerTringa brevipesNear-threatened
Wandering TattlerTringa incanaRare/Accidental
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropusRare/Accidental
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Nordmann's GreenshankTringa guttiferRare/Accidental Endangered
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipesRare/Accidental
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Little CurlewNumenius minutus
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensisVulnerable
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataNear-threatened
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaNear-threatened
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostrisVulnerable
Red KnotCalidris canutus
RuffCalidris pugnaxRare/Accidental
Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellus
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopusRare/Accidental
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
Temminck's StintCalidris temminckiiRare/Accidental
Long-toed StintCalidris subminuta
Spoon-billed SandpiperCalidris pygmeaRare/Accidental Critically endangered
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Little StintCalidris minutaRare/Accidental
Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollisRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotosRare/Accidental
Western SandpiperCalidris mauriRare/Accidental
Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceusRare/Accidental
Asian DowitcherLimnodromus semipalmatusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimusRare/Accidental
Latham's SnipeGallinago hardwickiiRare/Accidental
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Pin-tailed SnipeGallinago stenura
Swinhoe's SnipeGallinago megala
Eurasian WoodcockScolopax rusticolaRare/Accidental
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Red PhalaropePhalaropus fulicariusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae

Small ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticus
Yellow-legged ButtonquailTurnix tankiRare/Accidental
Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae

Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

South Polar SkuaStercorarius maccormickiRare/Accidental
Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinusRare/Accidental
Parasitic JaegerStercorarius parasiticusRare/Accidental
Long-tailed JaegerStercorarius longicaudusRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae

Common MurreUria aalgeRare/Accidental
Ancient MurreletSynthliboramphus antiquusRare/Accidental
Japanese MurreletSynthliboramphus wumizusumeRare/Accidental Vulnerable

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactylaRare/Accidental
Saunders's GullSaundersilarus saundersiVulnerable
Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiaeRare/Accidental
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Brown-headed GullChroicocephalus brunnicephalusRare/Accidental
Little GullHydrocoloeus minutusRare/Accidental
Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricillaRare/Accidental
Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcanRare/Accidental
Relict GullIchthyaetus relictusRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Pallas's GullIchthyaetus ichthyaetusRare/Accidental
Black-tailed GullLarus crassirostris
Mew GullLarus canusRare/Accidental
Herring GullLarus argentatus
Caspian GullLarus cachinnans
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscusRare/Accidental
Slaty-backed GullLarus schistisagus
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreusRare/Accidental
Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Black NoddyAnous minutusRare/Accidental
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Aleutian TernOnychoprion aleuticus
Little TernSternula albifrons
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Black TernChlidonias nigerRare/Accidental
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
Common TernSterna hirundo
Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensisRare/Accidental
Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensisRare/Accidental
Chinese Crested TernThalasseus bernsteiniRare/Accidental Critically endangered

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
Ashy Wood-PigeonColumba pulchricollis
Japanese Wood-PigeonColumba janthinaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Oriental Turtle-DoveStreptopelia orientalis
Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaoctoIntroduced species
Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
Philippine Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia tenuirostris
Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
Orange-breasted PigeonTreron bicinctusRare/Accidental
White-bellied PigeonTreron sieboldii
Whistling Green-PigeonTreron formosae
Black-chinned Fruit-DovePtilinopus leclancheri

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Pied CuckooClamator jacobinusRare/Accidental
Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandusRare/Accidental
Large Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx sparverioides
Hodgson's Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx nisicolorRare/Accidental
Northern Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx hyperythrusRare/Accidental
Indian CuckooCuculus micropterusRare/Accidental
Common CuckooCuculus canorusRare/Accidental
Himalayan CuckooCuculus saturatus
Oriental CuckooCuculus optatus
Lesser CuckooCuculus poliocephalusRare/Accidental
Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinusRare/Accidental
Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceusRare/Accidental
Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Australasian Grass-OwlTyto longimembris

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Mountain Scops-OwlOtus spilocephalus
Collared Scops-OwlOtus lettia
Ryukyu Scops-OwlOtus elegansNear-threatened
Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia
Tawny Fish-OwlKetupa flavipes
Collared OwletGlaucidium brodiei
Little OwlAthene noctuaRare/Accidental
Brown Wood-OwlStrix leptogrammica
Himalayan OwlStrix nivicolum
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
Northern BoobookNinox japonica

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Gray NightjarCaprimulgus jotakaRare/Accidental
Savanna NightjarCaprimulgus affinis

 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae

White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutusRare/Accidental
Silver-backed NeedletailHirundapus cochinchinensis
Himalayan SwiftletAerodramus brevirostrisRare/Accidental
Pacific SwiftApus pacificus
House SwiftApus nipalensis

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithacaRare/Accidental
Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromandaRare/Accidental
White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
Black-capped KingfisherHalcyon pileataRare/Accidental
Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chlorisRare/Accidental

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinusRare/Accidental
Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatusRare/Accidental

 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae

DollarbirdEurystomus orientalisRare/Accidental

 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae

Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epopsRare/Accidental

 
PICIFORMES: Megalaimidae

Taiwan BarbetPsilopogon nuchalisEndemic

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Eurasian WryneckJynx torquillaRare/Accidental
Gray-capped WoodpeckerDendrocopos canicapillus
White-backed WoodpeckerDendrocopos leucotos
Gray-headed WoodpeckerPicus canus

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Amur FalconFalco amurensisRare/Accidental
MerlinFalco columbariusRare/Accidental
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pittidae

Blue-winged PittaPitta moluccensisRare/Accidental
Fairy PittaPitta nymphaVulnerable
Hooded PittaPitta sordidaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

Gray-chinned MinivetPericrocotus solaris
Long-tailed MinivetPericrocotus ethologusRare/Accidental
Ryukyu MinivetPericrocotus tegimaeRare/Accidental
Ashy MinivetPericrocotus divaricatusRare/Accidental
Brown-rumped MinivetPericrocotus cantonensisRare/Accidental
Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
Pied TrillerLalage nigraRare/Accidental
Black-winged CuckooshrikeLalage melaschistosRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Tiger ShrikeLanius tigrinusRare/Accidental
Bull-headed ShrikeLanius bucephalusRare/Accidental
Red-backed ShrikeLanius collurioRare/Accidental
Brown ShrikeLanius cristatus
Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach
Chinese Gray ShrikeLanius sphenocercusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae

White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae

Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis
Maroon OrioleOriolus traillii

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae

Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeusRare/Accidental
Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus
Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea
Japanese Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone atrocaudataNear-threatened
Asian Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone paradisiRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Eurasian JayGarrulus glandarius
Azure-winged MagpieCyanopica cyanusIntroduced species
Taiwan Blue-MagpieUrocissa caeruleaEndemic
Gray TreepieDendrocitta formosae
Eurasian MagpiePica pica
Eurasian NutcrackerNucifraga caryocatactes
Daurian JackdawCorvus dauuricusRare/Accidental
House CrowCorvus splendensRare/Accidental
RookCorvus frugilegusRare/Accidental
Carrion CrowCorvus coroneRare/Accidental
Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos
Collared CrowCorvus torquatusRare/Accidental Near-threatened

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Greater Short-toed LarkCalandrella brachydactylaRare/Accidental
Lesser Short-toed LarkCalandrella rufescensRare/Accidental
Sky LarkAlauda arvensisRare/Accidental
Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgula

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Gray-throated MartinRiparia chinensis
Bank SwallowRiparia ripariaRare/Accidental
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
Striated SwallowCecropis striolata
Asian House-MartinDelichon dasypus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae

Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensisRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Varied TitPoecile varius
Coal TitPeriparus ater
Japanese TitParus minor
Green-backed TitParus monticolus
Yellow TitParus holstiEndemic Near-threatened

 
PASSERIFORMES: Remizidae

Chinese Penduline-TitRemiz consobrinusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Aegithalidae

Black-throated TitAegithalos concinnus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

Eurasian NuthatchSitta europaea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

Eurasian WrenTroglodytes troglodytes

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cinclidae

Brown DipperCinclus pallasii

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae

Collared FinchbillSpizixos semitorques
Styan's BulbulPycnonotus taivanusEndemic Vulnerable
Light-vented BulbulPycnonotus sinensis
Black BulbulHypsipetes leucocephalus
Brown-eared BulbulHypsipetes amaurotis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Regulidae

GoldcrestRegulus regulusRare/Accidental
FlamecrestRegulus goodfellowiEndemic

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pnoepygidae

Taiwan CupwingPnoepyga formosanaEndemic

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cettiidae

Asian StubtailUrosphena squameicepsRare/Accidental
Rufous-faced WarblerAbroscopus albogularis
Japanese Bush-WarblerHorornis diphone
Manchurian Bush-WarblerHorornis borealis
Brownish-flanked Bush-WarblerHorornis fortipes
Yellowish-bellied Bush-WarblerHorornis acanthizoides

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae

Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilusRare/Accidental
Common ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybitaRare/Accidental
Mountain ChiffchaffPhylloscopus sindianusRare/Accidental
Wood WarblerPhylloscopus sibilatrixRare/Accidental
Dusky WarblerPhylloscopus fuscatusRare/Accidental
Tickell's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus affinisRare/Accidental
Yellow-streaked WarblerPhylloscopus armandiiRare/Accidental
Radde's WarblerPhylloscopus schwarziRare/Accidental
Pallas's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus proregulus
Yellow-browed WarblerPhylloscopus inornatus
Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis
Greenish WarblerPhylloscopus trochiloidesRare/Accidental
Two-barred WarblerPhylloscopus plumbeitarsusRare/Accidental
Pale-legged Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus tenellipesRare/Accidental
Sakhalin Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus borealoidesRare/Accidental
Eastern Crowned Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus coronatusRare/Accidental
Ijima's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus ijimaeRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Blyth's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus reguloidesRare/Accidental
Claudia's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus claudiaeRare/Accidental
Hartert's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus goodsoniRare/Accidental
Sulphur-breasted WarblerPhylloscopus rickettiRare/Accidental
Bianchi's WarblerSeicercus valentiniRare/Accidental
Chestnut-crowned WarblerSeicercus castanicepsRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Booted WarblerIduna caligataRare/Accidental
Black-browed Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus bistrigicepsRare/Accidental
Streaked Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus sorghophilusRare/Accidental Endangered
Paddyfield WarblerAcrocephalus agricolaRare/Accidental
Manchurian Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus tangorumRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Blyth's Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus dumetorumRare/Accidental
Oriental Reed-WarblerAcrocephalus orientalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae

Gray's Grasshopper-WarblerLocustella fasciolataRare/Accidental
Sakhalin Grasshopper-WarblerLocustella amnicola
Pallas's Grasshopper-WarblerLocustella certhiolaRare/Accidental
Middendorff's Grasshopper-WarblerLocustella ochotensis
Pleske's Grasshopper-WarblerLocustella pleskeiRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Lanceolated WarblerLocustella lanceolata
Taiwan Bush-WarblerLocustella alishanensisEndemic

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis
Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis
Striated PriniaPrinia crinigera
Yellow-bellied PriniaPrinia flaviventris
Plain PriniaPrinia inornata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae

Asian Desert WarblerSylvia nanaRare/Accidental
Lesser WhitethroatSylvia currucaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paradoxornithidae

Taiwan FulvettaFulvetta formosanaEndemic
Vinous-throated ParrotbillSinosuthora webbiana
Golden ParrotbillSuthora verreauxi

 
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae

Taiwan YuhinaYuhina brunneicepsEndemic
Chestnut-flanked White-eyeZosterops erythropleurusRare/Accidental
Japanese White-eyeZosterops japonicus
Lowland White-eyeZosterops meyeni

 
PASSERIFORMES: Timaliidae

Rufous-capped BabblerCyanoderma ruficeps
Taiwan Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus musicusEndemic
Black-necklaced Scimitar-BabblerMegapomatorhinus erythrocnemisEndemic

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pellorneidae

Dusky FulvettaSchoeniparus brunneus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae

Morrison's FulvettaAlcippe morrisonia
Chinese HwameiGarrulax canorusIntroduced species
Taiwan HwameiGarrulax taewanusEndemic Near-threatened
Rufous-crowned LaughingthrushIanthocincla ruficepsEndemic
Black-throated LaughingthrushIanthocincla chinensisIntroduced species
Rusty LaughingthrushIanthocincla poecilorhynchaEndemic
White-whiskered LaughingthrushTrochalopteron morrisonianumEndemic
White-eared SibiaHeterophasia auricularisEndemic
Steere's LiocichlaLiocichla steeriiEndemic
Taiwan BarwingActinodura morrisonianaEndemic

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striataRare/Accidental
Dark-sided FlycatcherMuscicapa sibirica
Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa latirostris
Gray-streaked FlycatcherMuscicapa griseistictaRare/Accidental
Brown-breasted FlycatcherMuscicapa muttuiRare/Accidental
Ferruginous FlycatcherMuscicapa ferruginea
Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularisIntroduced species
White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricusIntroduced species
Hainan Blue-FlycatcherCyornis hainanusRare/Accidental
Brown-chested Jungle-FlycatcherCyornis brunneatusRare/Accidental
Fujian NiltavaNiltava davidiRare/Accidental
Rufous-bellied NiltavaNiltava sundaraRare/Accidental
Vivid NiltavaNiltava vivida
Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinusRare/Accidental
White-browed ShortwingBrachypteryx montana
Rufous-tailed RobinLarvivora sibilansRare/Accidental
Japanese RobinLarvivora akahigeRare/Accidental
Ryukyu RobinLarvivora komadoriRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Siberian Blue RobinLarvivora cyaneRare/Accidental
BluethroatLuscinia svecicaRare/Accidental
Taiwan Whistling-ThrushMyophonus insularisEndemic
Little ForktailEnicurus scouleri
Siberian RubythroatCalliope calliope
White-tailed RobinCinclidium leucurum
Red-flanked BluetailTarsiger cyanurus
White-browed Bush-RobinTarsiger indicus
Collared Bush-RobinTarsiger johnstoniaeEndemic
Taiga FlycatcherFicedula albicillaRare/Accidental
Korean FlycatcherFicedula zanthopygiaRare/Accidental
Narcissus FlycatcherFicedula narcissina
Mugimaki FlycatcherFicedula mugimakiRare/Accidental
Slaty-backed FlycatcherFicedula hodgsoniiRare/Accidental
Snowy-browed FlycatcherFicedula hyperythra
Blue-fronted RedstartPhoenicurus frontalisRare/Accidental
Plumbeous RedstartPhoenicurus fuliginosus
Black RedstartPhoenicurus ochrurosRare/Accidental
Daurian RedstartPhoenicurus auroreus
White-throated Rock-ThrushMonticola gularisRare/Accidental
Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius
Siberian StonechatSaxicola maurus
Gray BushchatSaxicola ferreusRare/Accidental
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenantheRare/Accidental
Desert WheatearOenanthe desertiRare/Accidental
Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellinaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Siberian ThrushGeokichla sibiricaRare/Accidental
Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrinaRare/Accidental
Scaly ThrushZoothera dauma
Gray-backed ThrushTurdus hortulorumRare/Accidental
Japanese ThrushTurdus cardisRare/Accidental
Eurasian BlackbirdTurdus merula
Island ThrushTurdus poliocephalus
Eyebrowed ThrushTurdus obscurus
Pale ThrushTurdus pallidus
Brown-headed ThrushTurdus chrysolaus
Red-throated ThrushTurdus ruficollisRare/Accidental
Dusky ThrushTurdus eunomus
Naumann's ThrushTurdus naumanni
Chinese ThrushTurdus mupinensisRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensisIntroduced species
Crested MynaAcridotheres cristatellus
Javan MynaAcridotheres javanicusIntroduced species
Jungle MynaAcridotheres fuscusIntroduced species
Common MynaAcridotheres tristisIntroduced species
Black-collared StarlingGracupica nigricollisIntroduced species
Daurian StarlingSturnia sturninaRare/Accidental
Chestnut-cheeked StarlingSturnia philippensisRare/Accidental
White-shouldered StarlingSturnia sinensis
Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabaricaIntroduced species
Rosy StarlingPastor roseusRare/Accidental
Red-billed StarlingSturnus sericeus
European StarlingSturnus vulgarisRare/Accidental
White-cheeked StarlingSturnus cineraceus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicaeidae

Plain FlowerpeckerDicaeum minullum
Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae

Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularisRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Prunellidae

Alpine AccentorPrunella collaris
Siberian AccentorPrunella montanellaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Western Yellow WagtailMotacilla flava
Eastern Yellow WagtailMotacilla tschutschensis
Citrine WagtailMotacilla citreolaRare/Accidental
Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea
White WagtailMotacilla alba
Japanese WagtailMotacilla grandisRare/Accidental
Richard's PipitAnthus richardi
Blyth's PipitAnthus godlewskiiRare/Accidental
Meadow PipitAnthus pratensisRare/Accidental
Tree PipitAnthus trivialisRare/Accidental
Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoni
Pechora PipitAnthus gustaviRare/Accidental
Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinus
Water PipitAnthus spinolettaRare/Accidental
American PipitAnthus rubescensRare/Accidental
Forest WagtailDendronanthus indicusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Bombycillidae

Bohemian WaxwingBombycilla garrulusRare/Accidental
Japanese WaxwingBombycilla japonicaRare/Accidental Near-threatened

 
PASSERIFORMES: Calcariidae

Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicusRare/Accidental
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalisRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Crested BuntingMelophus lathamiRare/Accidental
Pine BuntingEmberiza leucocephalosRare/Accidental
Meadow BuntingEmberiza cioidesRare/Accidental
Ochre-rumped BuntingEmberiza yessoensisRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Tristram's BuntingEmberiza tristramiRare/Accidental
Chestnut-eared BuntingEmberiza fucataRare/Accidental
Yellow-browed BuntingEmberiza chrysophrysRare/Accidental
Little BuntingEmberiza pusilla
Rustic BuntingEmberiza rusticaRare/Accidental
Yellow-throated BuntingEmberiza elegansRare/Accidental
Yellow-breasted BuntingEmberiza aureolaRare/Accidental Endangered
Chestnut BuntingEmberiza rutila
Black-headed BuntingEmberiza melanocephalaRare/Accidental
Red-headed BuntingEmberiza brunicepsRare/Accidental
Yellow BuntingEmberiza sulphurataRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Black-faced BuntingEmberiza spodocephala
Gray BuntingEmberiza variabilisRare/Accidental
Pallas's BuntingEmberiza pallasiRare/Accidental
Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

BramblingFringilla montifringillaRare/Accidental
Brown BullfinchPyrrhula nipalensis
Gray-headed BullfinchPyrrhula erythaca
Eurasian BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhulaRare/Accidental
Common RosefinchCarpodacus erythrinusRare/Accidental
Taiwan RosefinchCarpodacus formosanusEndemic
Pallas's RosefinchCarpodacus roseusRare/Accidental
Oriental GreenfinchChloris sinicaRare/Accidental
Common RedpollAcanthis flammeaRare/Accidental
Eurasian SiskinSpinus spinusRare/Accidental
HawfinchCoccothraustes coccothraustesRare/Accidental
Yellow-billed GrosbeakEophona migratoriaRare/Accidental
Japanese GrosbeakEophona personataRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusRare/Accidental
Russet SparrowPasser rutilans
Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Orange-cheeked WaxbillEstrilda melpodaIntroduced species
Indian SilverbillEuodice malabaricaIntroduced species
White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata
Chestnut MuniaLonchura atricapilla

 

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