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This checklist includes all bird species found in Central (former) , 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: Central (former) [map]

Other names: Medhu

Number of species: 89
Number of introduced species: 4
Last modified: 2024-02-25
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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

Lesser Whistling DuckDendrocygna javanicaRare/Accidental
GarganeySpatula querquedula
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
Northern PintailAnas acuta

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock DoveColumba liviaIntroduced species

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

White-tailed TropicbirdPhaethon lepturus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Little SwiftApus affinis
Common SwiftApus apusRare/Accidental

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Common KoelEudynamys scolopaceus
Common CuckooCuculus canorus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
WatercockGallicrex cinerea
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Oceanitidae

Wilson's Storm-petrelOceanites oceanicus

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Swinhoe's Storm-petrelHydrobates monorhisRare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Wedge-tailed ShearwaterArdenna pacifica
Flesh-footed ShearwaterArdenna carneipes
Tropical ShearwaterPuffinus bailloni
Bulwer's PetrelBulweria bulweriiRare/Accidental
Jouanin's PetrelBulweria fallaxRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensisRare/Accidental
Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticoraxRare/Accidental
Striated HeronButorides striata
Indian Pond HeronArdeola grayii
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Great EgretArdea albaRare/Accidental
Intermediate EgretArdea intermediaRare/Accidental
Little EgretEgretta garzettaRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae

Lesser FrigatebirdFregata ariel

 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae

Brown BoobySula leucogaster
Masked BoobySula dactylatraRare/Accidental

 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Little CormorantMicrocarbo nigerRare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea
Long-toed StintCalidris subminuta
SanderlingCalidris alba
Little StintCalidris minuta
Pintail SnipeGallinago stenura
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropusRare/Accidental
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae

Crab-ploverDromas ardeola

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Brown NoddyAnous stolidus
Lesser NoddyAnous tenuirostris
Atoll TernGygis alba
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus
Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus
Little TernSternula albifronsRare/Accidental
Saunders's TernSternula saundersi
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybridaRare/Accidental
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterusRare/Accidental
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana
Common TernSterna hirundo
Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensis
Greater Crested TernThalasseus bergii

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Western Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosus
Pallid HarrierCircus macrourus
Montagu's HarrierCircus pygargus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

Blue-cheeked Bee-eaterMerops persicusRare/Accidental

 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae

Indian RollerCoracias benghalensis

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Lesser KestrelFalco naumanni
Common KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Amur FalconFalco amurensisRare/Accidental
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameriIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Brown ShrikeLanius cristatusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

House CrowCorvus splendens

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Tree PipitAnthus trivialisRare/Accidental
Yellow WagtailMotacilla flava

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Common RosefinchErythrina erythrinaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Red-rumped SwallowCecropis dauricaRare/Accidental
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Rosy StarlingPastor roseusRare/Accidental
Common MynaAcridotheres tristisIntroduced species

 

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