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This checklist includes all bird species found in Koto , 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: Koto [map]

Other names: 江東区, Kōtō, Kōtō-ku, Koto-ku

Description:

Number of species: 230
Number of globally threatened species: 11
Number of introduced species: 4
Date last reviewed: 2018-05-21
Last modified: 2023-01-08
See also: http://www.yacho-tokyo.org/birdstudy/tokyotyouruimokuroku2000/pdf/mokuroku_tougou.pdf
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Whooper SwanCygnus cygnus
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
Black ScoterMelanitta americana
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
SmewMergellus albellus
GoosanderMergus merganser
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicus
Common ShelduckTadorna tadorna
Common PochardAythya ferina
Tufted DuckAythya fuligula
Greater ScaupAythya marila
GarganeySpatula querquedula
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
Baikal TealSibirionetta formosa
Falcated DuckMareca falcata
GadwallMareca strepera
Eurasian WigeonMareca penelope
Chinese Spot-billed DuckAnas zonorhyncha
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Common TealAnas crecca
Mandarin DuckAix galericulata

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Chinese Bamboo PartridgeBambusicola thoracicusIntroduced species
Green PheasantPhasianus versicolor

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae

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

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock DoveColumba liviaIntroduced species
Oriental Turtle DoveStreptopelia orientalis
Eurasian Collared DoveStreptopelia decaocto
White-bellied Green PigeonTreron sieboldii

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

Red-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon rubricauda
White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturusRare/Accidental

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Fork-tailed SwiftApus pacificus
House SwiftApus nipalensis

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Common CuckooCuculus canorus
Oriental CuckooCuculus optatus
Lesser CuckooCuculus poliocephalus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Eastern Water RailRallus indicus
Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca
White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Common CootFulica atra

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Oceanitidae

Wilson's Storm-petrelOceanites oceanicusRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae

Laysan AlbatrossPhoebastria immutabilis
Black-footed AlbatrossPhoebastria nigripes
Short-tailed AlbatrossPhoebastria albatrusEndemic (country/region)

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Matsudaira's Storm-petrelHydrobates matsudairaeEndemic (country/region)
Leach's Storm-petrelHydrobates leucorhous
Tristram's Storm-petrelHydrobates tristrami

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Northern FulmarFulmarus glacialis
Bonin PetrelPterodroma hypoleuca
Kermadec PetrelPterodroma neglectaRare/Accidental
White-necked PetrelPterodroma cervicalisRare/Accidental
Short-tailed ShearwaterArdenna tenuirostris
Sooty ShearwaterArdenna grisea
Streaked ShearwaterCalonectris leucomelas
Tropical ShearwaterPuffinus bailloni

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis
Japanese Night HeronGorsachius goisagi
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Striated HeronButorides striata
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Pacific Reef EgretEgretta sacra

 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae

Red-footed BoobySula sula

 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Pelagic CormorantPhalacrocorax pelagicus
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Japanese CormorantPhalacrocorax capillatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

Eurasian OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Long-billed PloverCharadrius placidus
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Grey-headed LapwingVanellus cinereus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata
Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensis
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostris
RuffCalidris pugnax
Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellus
Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminata
Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollis
SanderlingCalidris alba
DunlinCalidris alpina
Eurasian WoodcockScolopax rusticola
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Grey-tailed TattlerTringa brevipes
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Grey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae

Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Alcidae

Ancient MurreletSynthliboramphus antiquus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Long-tailed SkuaStercorarius longicaudus
Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticus
Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinus
South Polar SkuaStercorarius maccormicki

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactyla
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Black-tailed GullLarus crassirostris
Mew GullLarus canus
American Herring GullLarus smithsonianus
Slaty-backed GullLarus schistisagus
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Little TernSternula albifrons
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon niloticaRare/Accidental
Common TernSterna hirundo

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Eastern Marsh HarrierCircus spilonotus
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneus
Japanese SparrowhawkAccipiter gularis
BesraAccipiter virgatus
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Grey-faced BuzzardButastur indicus
Japanese BuzzardButeo japonicus

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Northern BoobookNinox japonica
Northern Long-eared OwlAsio otus
Ural OwlStrix uralensis

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Japanese WoodpeckerPicus awokeraEndemic (country/region)
Japanese Pygmy WoodpeckerDendrocopos kizuki
White-backed WoodpeckerDendrocopos leucotos
Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos major

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Common KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameriIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

Ashy MinivetPericrocotus divaricatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Bull-headed ShrikeLanius bucephalus
Brown ShrikeLanius cristatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Azure-winged MagpieCyanopica cyanus
Eurasian JayGarrulus glandarius
Eurasian NutcrackerNucifraga caryocatactes
Carrion CrowCorvus corone
Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

Japanese Paradise-flycatcherTerpsiphone atrocaudata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Prunellidae

Japanese AccentorPrunella rubida

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Red AvadavatAmandava amandava

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

Russet SparrowPasser cinnamomeus
Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoni
American PipitAnthus rubescens
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinerea
Japanese Pied WagtailMotacilla grandis
White WagtailMotacilla alba

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

BramblingFringilla montifringilla
HawfinchCoccothraustes coccothraustes
Yellow-billed GrosbeakEophona migratoria
Japanese GrosbeakEophona personata
Long-tailed RosefinchCarpodacus sibiricus
Eurasian BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhula
Grey-capped GreenfinchChloris sinica
Eurasian SiskinSpinus spinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Chestnut-eared BuntingEmberiza fucata
Meadow BuntingEmberiza cioides
Yellow-throated BuntingSchoeniclus elegans
Eurasian Reed BuntingSchoeniclus schoeniclus
Black-faced BuntingSchoeniclus spodocephala
Rustic BuntingSchoeniclus rusticus
Grey BuntingSchoeniclus variabilis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Coal TitPeriparus ater
Varied TitSittiparus varius
Willow TitPoecile montanus
Cinereous TitParus cinereus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Eurasian Sky LarkAlauda arvensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Black-browed Reed WarblerAcrocephalus bistrigiceps
Oriental Reed WarblerAcrocephalus orientalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Asian House MartinDelichon dasypus
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae

Brown-eared BulbulHypsipetes amaurotis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae

Eastern Crowned Leaf WarblerSeicercus coronatus
Sakhalin Leaf WarblerSeicercus borealoides

 
PASSERIFORMES: Scotocercidae

Asian StubtailUrosphena squameiceps
Japanese Bush WarblerHorornis diphone
Manchurian Bush WarblerHorornis canturians

 
PASSERIFORMES: Aegithalidae

Long-tailed TitAegithalos caudatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae

Japanese White-eyeZosterops japonicus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae

Red-billed LeiothrixLeiothrix luteaIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Regulidae

GoldcrestRegulus regulus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae

Eurasian TreecreeperCerthia familiaris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

Eurasian NuthatchSitta europaea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae

Eurasian WrenTroglodytes troglodytes

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Common StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Chestnut-cheeked StarlingAgropsar philippensis
White-cheeked StarlingSpodiopsar cineraceus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cinclidae

Brown DipperCinclus pallasii

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Grey-streaked FlycatcherMuscicapa griseisticta
Dark-sided FlycatcherMuscicapa sibirica
Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
Blue-and-white FlycatcherCyanoptila cyanomelana
Japanese RobinLarvivora akahige
Siberian Blue RobinLarvivora cyane
Siberian RubythroatCalliope calliope
Red-flanked BluetailTarsiger cyanurus
Narcissus FlycatcherFicedula narcissina
Daurian RedstartPhoenicurus auroreus
Blue Rock ThrushMonticola solitarius
Eastern StonechatSaxicola maurus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

White's ThrushZoothera aurea
Japanese ThrushTurdus cardis
Eyebrowed ThrushTurdus obscurus
Brown-headed ThrushTurdus chrysolaus
Pale ThrushTurdus pallidus
Dusky ThrushTurdus eunomus

 

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