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Nuwara Eliya

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This checklist includes all bird species found in Nuwara Eliya , 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 Birdlife Data Zone (species).

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Country or region: Nuwara Eliya [map]

Other names: Nuvara Ĕliya, Nuvarĕliyā

Number of species: 329
Number of globally threatened species: 12
Number of introduced species: 1
Last modified: 2020-09-20
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Indian Paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi)

photo ©Wild Chroma
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Legge's Flowerpecker (Dicaeum vincens)

photo ©Graham Ekins
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Thick-billed Flowerpecker (Dicaeum agile)

photo ©Pattana's Gallery
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Pale-billed Flowerpecker (Dicaeum erythrorhynchos)

photo ©oleg chernyshov
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Purple-rumped Sunbird (Leptocoma zeylonica)

photo ©Vijay Anand Ismavel
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Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus)

photo ©Francisco Piedrahita
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Loten's Sunbird (Cinnyris lotenius)

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Golden-fronted Leafbird (Chloropsis aurifrons)

photo ©fveronesi1
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Jerdon's Leafbird (Chloropsis jerdoni)

photo ©Rivertay07 - thanks for over 6 million views
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Streaked Weaver (Ploceus manyar)

photo ©Dave 2x
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Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus)

photo ©Mark Louis Benedict
(31 votes)

Indian Silverbill (Euodice malabarica)

photo ©barbetboy
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White-rumped Munia (Lonchura striata)

photo ©somchai@2008
(32 votes)

Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata)

photo ©flickr quickr
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Black-throated Munia (Lonchura kelaarti)

photo ©spiderhunters
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Black-headed Munia (Lonchura malacca)

photo ©fotolulu2012
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House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

photo ©Sergey Yeliseev
(31 votes)

Forest Wagtail (Dendronanthus indicus)

photo ©Lip Kee
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Richard's Pipit (Anthus richardi)

photo ©aigledayres
(31 votes)

Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus rufulus)

photo ©flickr quickr
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Blyth's Pipit (Anthus godlewskii)

photo ©Stefan Johansson.
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Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)

photo ©Seth of Rabi
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Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)

photo ©grebberg
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White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)

photo ©P. Stubbs photo
(31 votes)

Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher (Culicicapa ceylonensis)

photo ©somchai@2008
(32 votes)

Cinereous Tit (Parus cinereus)

photo ©gilgit2
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Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark (Eremopterix griseus)

photo ©Roger Wasley
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Jerdon's Lark (Mirafra affinis)

photo ©Cornelis Bakker
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Oriental Sky Lark (Alauda gulgula)

photo ©Dave 2x
(31 votes)

Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis)

photo ©Ruiworld
(32 votes)


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