Birds of Mekong Delta Vietnam [update 2023] which covers 519 species over time, Endemics, near-endemic, and highlight – Review by Thang Nguyen.

Overview Birds of Mekong Delta Vietnam – last update Feb/2023

Number of species: 519
Number of globally threatened species: 27
Number of introduced species: 4

The highlight of Birds of Mekong Delta Vietnam

Endemic & Near-Endemics birds of Mekong Delta Vietnam

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Nordmann’s Greenshank

Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Asian Dowitcher

The most wanted birds for the birder

Pied Imperial-Pigeon, Bengal Florican, Red-legged Crake, Slaty-legged Crake, Ruddy-breasted Crake, Sarus Crane, Eurasian Oystercatcher, White-faced Plover, Black-tailed Godwit, Asian Dowitcher, Nordmann’s Greenshank, Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Saunders’s Gull, Black-bellied Tern, River Tern, Lesser Adjutant, Painted Stork, Greater Adjutant, Great Frigatebird, Spot-billed Pelican, Chinese Egret, Black-faced Spoonbill, Rufous-bellied Eagle, Gray-headed Fish-Eagle, Black-capped Kingfisher, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Asian Golden Weaver, Yellow-breasted Bunting.

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Where to birdwatching in Mekong Delta Vietnam?

Tan Thanh, Tien Giang
Tram Chim National Park
Binh Dai, Ben Tre
U Minh Thuong National Park
Bac Lieu bird sanctuary
Lang Sen Nature Reserve
Dat Mui National Park
Phu Quoc National Park

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Mekong Delta Vietnam Bird list

List of birds in Mekong Delta Vietnam

No.English NameLatin NameStatus
 ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae  
1Lesser Whistling-DuckDendrocygna javanica 
2Knob-billed DuckSarkidiornis melanotos 
3Cotton Pygmy-GooseNettapus coromandelianus 
4GarganeySpatula querquedula 
5Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata 
6Indian Spot-billed DuckAnas poecilorhyncha 
7MallardAnas platyrhynchosRare/Accidental
8Northern PintailAnas acuta 
9Green-winged TealAnas crecca 
 GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae  
10Hill PartridgeArborophila torqueola 
11Silver PheasantLophura nycthemera 
12Siamese FirebackLophura diardi 
13Green PeafowlPavo muticusRare/Accidental Endangered
14Scaly-breasted PartridgeTropicoperdix chloropus 
15Germain’s Peacock-PheasantPolyplectron germainiEndemic (country/region) 
Near-threatened
16Red JunglefowlGallus gallus 
17Chinese FrancolinFrancolinus pintadeanus 
18Blue-breasted QuailSynoicus chinensis 
 PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae  
19Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis 
 COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae  
20Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
21Pale-capped PigeonColumba puniceaVulnerable
22Oriental Turtle-DoveStreptopelia orientalis 
23Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica 
24Spotted DoveSpilopelia chinensis 
25Barred Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia unchall 
26Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica 
27Zebra DoveGeopelia striata 
28Pink-necked Green-PigeonTreron vernans 
29Orange-breasted Green-PigeonTreron bicinctus 
30Ashy-headed Green-PigeonTreron phayreiNear-threatened
31Thick-billed Green-PigeonTreron curvirostra 
32Yellow-footed Green-PigeonTreron phoenicopterus 
33Yellow-vented Green-PigeonTreron seimundi 
34Pin-tailed Green-PigeonTreron apicauda 
35Wedge-tailed Green-PigeonTreron sphenurus 
36Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aeneaNear-threatened
37Mountain Imperial-PigeonDucula badia 
38Pied Imperial-PigeonDucula bicolor 
 OTIDIFORMES: Otididae  
39Bengal FloricanHoubaropsis bengalensisCritically endangered
 CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae  
40Coral-billed Ground-CuckooCarpococcyx renauldiVulnerable
41Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis 
42Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis 
43Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis 
44Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandus 
45Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus 
46Violet CuckooChrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
47Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillus 
48Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii 
49Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus 
50Square-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubris 
51Large Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx sparverioides 
52Hodgson’s Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx nisicolor 
53Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus 
54Common CuckooCuculus canorus 
 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae  
55Great Eared-NightjarLyncornis macrotis 
56Gray NightjarCaprimulgus jotaka 
57Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus 
58Indian NightjarCaprimulgus asiaticus 
59Savanna NightjarCaprimulgus affinis 
 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae  
60Silver-backed NeedletailHirundapus cochinchinensis 
61Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus 
62Himalayan SwiftletAerodramus brevirostris 
63Black-nest SwiftletAerodramus maximus 
64White-nest SwiftletAerodramus fuciphagus 
65Germain’s SwiftletAerodramus germani 
66Pacific SwiftApus pacificus 
67House SwiftApus nipalensis 
68Asian Palm SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis 
 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Hemiprocnidae  
69Crested TreeswiftHemiprocne coronata 
 GRUIFORMES: Rallidae  
70Slaty-breasted RailLewinia striata 
71Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus 
72Eurasian CootFulica atra 
73Gray-headed SwamphenPorphyrio poliocephalus 
74White-browed CrakePoliolimnas cinereus 
75WatercockGallicrex cinerea 
76White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus 
77Red-legged CrakeRallina fasciata 
78Slaty-legged CrakeRallina eurizonoides 
79Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca 
80Band-bellied CrakeZapornia paykulliiNear-threatened
81Baillon’s CrakeZapornia pusilla 
 GRUIFORMES: Gruidae  
82Sarus CraneAntigone antigoneVulnerable
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae  
83Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae  
84Eurasian OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae  
85Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola 
86Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva 
87River LapwingVanellus duvauceliiNear-threatened
88Gray-headed LapwingVanellus cinereus 
89Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus 
90Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolus 
91Greater Sand-PloverCharadrius leschenaultii 
92Malaysian PloverCharadrius peroniiNear-threatened
93Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus 
94White-faced PloverCharadrius dealbatusData deficient
95Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius 
96Oriental PloverCharadrius veredus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae  
97Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensis 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae  
98Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus 
99Bronze-winged JacanaMetopidius indicus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae  
100WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 
101Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensisRare/Accidental Endangered
102Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataNear-threatened
103Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaNear-threatened
104Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaNear-threatened
105Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres 
106Great KnotCalidris tenuirostrisEndangered
107Red KnotCalidris canutusNear-threatened
108RuffCalidris pugnax 
109Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellus 
110Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminataRare/Accidental Vulnerable
111Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaNear-threatened
112Temminck’s StintCalidris temminckii 
113Long-toed StintCalidris subminuta 
114Spoon-billed SandpiperCalidris pygmaeaIntroduced species
 Critically endangered
115Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollisNear-threatened
116SanderlingCalidris alba 
117DunlinCalidris alpina 
118Asian DowitcherLimnodromus semipalmatusNear-threatened
119Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimus 
120Common SnipeGallinago gallinago 
121Pin-tailed SnipeGallinago stenura 
122Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus 
123Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos 
124Green SandpiperTringa ochropus 
125Gray-tailed TattlerTringa brevipesNear-threatened
126Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus 
127Common GreenshankTringa nebularia 
128Nordmann’s GreenshankTringa guttiferEndangered
129Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis 
130Wood SandpiperTringa glareola 
131Common RedshankTringa totanus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae  
132Small ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticus 
133Yellow-legged ButtonquailTurnix tanki 
134Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae  
135Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum 
136Small PratincoleGlareola lacteaRare/Accidental
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae  
137Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae  
138Saunders’s GullSaundersilarus saundersiVulnerable
139Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus 
140Brown-headed GullChroicocephalus brunnicephalus
141Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus 
142Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus 
143Little TernSternula albifrons 
144Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica 
145Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia 
146White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus 
147Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida 
148Roseate TernSterna dougallii 
149Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana 
150Common TernSterna hirundo 
151Black-bellied TernSterna acuticaudaRare/Accidental Endangered
152River TernSterna aurantiaVulnerable
153Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii 
154Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensisRare/Accidental
 PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae  
155Swinhoe’s Storm-PetrelHydrobates monorhisNear-threatened
 CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae  
156Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitans 
157Asian Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopusNear-threatened
158Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
159Lesser AdjutantLeptoptilos javanicusVulnerable
160Greater AdjutantLeptoptilos dubiusIntroduced species Endangered
161Painted StorkMycteria leucocephalaNear-threatened
 SULIFORMES: Fregatidae  
162Christmas Island FrigatebirdFregata andrewsiRare/Accidental Vulnerable
163Great FrigatebirdFregata minor 
 SULIFORMES: Sulidae  
164Brown BoobySula leucogaster 
165Red-footed BoobySula sula 
 SULIFORMES: Anhingidae  
166Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogasterNear-threatened
 SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae  
167Little CormorantMicrocarbo niger 
168Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo 
169Indian CormorantPhalacrocorax fuscicollis 
 PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae  
170Spot-billed PelicanPelecanus philippensisRare/Accidental Near-threatened
 PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae  
171Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis 
172Schrenck’s BitternIxobrychus eurhythmus 
173Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus 
174Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis 
175Gray HeronArdea cinerea 
176Great-billed HeronArdea sumatrana 
177Purple HeronArdea purpurea 
178Great EgretArdea alba 
179Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia 
180Chinese EgretEgretta eulophotesVulnerable
181Little EgretEgretta garzetta 
182Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra 
183Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis 
184Chinese Pond-HeronArdeola bacchus 
185Javan Pond-HeronArdeola speciosa 
186Striated HeronButorides striata 
187Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax 
188Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophus 
 PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae  
189Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus 
190Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalusNear-threatened
191White-shouldered IbisPseudibis davisoniCritically endangered
192Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodiaRare/Accidental
193Black-faced SpoonbillPlatalea minorEndangered
 ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae  
194OspreyPandion haliaetus 
 ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae  
195Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus 
196Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus 
197Jerdon’s BazaAviceda jerdoni 
198Black BazaAviceda leuphotes 
199Red-headed VultureSarcogyps calvusRare/Accidental
 Critically endangered
200White-rumped VultureGyps bengalensisRare/Accidental 
Critically endangered
201Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela 
202Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus cirrhatus 
203Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kieneriiNear-threatened
204Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis 
205Greater Spotted EagleClanga clangaVulnerable
206Bonelli’s EagleAquila fasciata 
207Rufous-winged BuzzardButastur liventer 
208Gray-faced BuzzardButastur indicus 
209Eastern Marsh-HarrierCircus spilonotus 
210Hen HarrierCircus cyaneusRare/Accidental
211Pied HarrierCircus melanoleucos 
212Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus 
213ShikraAccipiter badius 
214Chinese SparrowhawkAccipiter soloensis 
215Japanese SparrowhawkAccipiter gularis 
216BesraAccipiter virgatus 
217Black KiteMilvus migrans 
218Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus 
219White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster 
220Lesser Fish-EagleHaliaeetus humilisNear-threatened
221Gray-headed Fish-EagleHaliaeetus ichthyaetusNear-threatened
222Common BuzzardButeo buteo 
223Eastern BuzzardButeo japonicus 
 STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae  
224Australasian Grass-OwlTyto longimembris 
225Barn OwlTyto alba 
226Oriental Bay-OwlPhodilus badius 
 STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae  
227Mountain Scops-OwlOtus spilocephalus 
228Collared Scops-OwlOtus lettia 
229Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia 
230Buffy Fish-OwlKetupa ketupu 
231Brown Fish-OwlKetupa zeylonensis 
232Tawny Fish-OwlKetupa flavipes 
233Spot-bellied Eagle-OwlKetupa nipalensis 
234Asian Barred OwletGlaucidium cuculoides 
235Collared OwletTaenioptynx brodiei 
236Spotted OwletAthene brama 
237Spotted Wood-OwlStrix seloputo 
238Brown BoobookNinox scutulata 
 TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae  
239Red-headed TrogonHarpactes erythrocephalus 
240Orange-breasted TrogonHarpactes oreskios 
 BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae  
241Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epops 
 BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae  
242Great HornbillBuceros bicornisVulnerable
243Brown HornbillAnorrhinus austeniNear-threatened
244Oriental Pied-HornbillAnthracoceros albirostris 
245Wreathed HornbillRhyticeros undulatusVulnerable
 CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae  
246Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis 
247Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting 
248Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca 
249Banded KingfisherLacedo pulchella 
250Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensis 
251Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda 
252White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis 
253Black-capped KingfisherHalcyon pileataVulnerable
254Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris 
255Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis 
 CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae  
256Blue-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis athertoni 
257Asian Green Bee-eaterMerops orientalis 
258Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridis 
259Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus 
260Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti 
 CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae  
261Indochinese RollerCoracias affinis 
262DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis 
 PICIFORMES: Megalaimidae  
263Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus 
264Blue-eared BarbetPsilopogon duvaucelii 
265Red-vented BarbetPsilopogon lagrandieri 
266Green-eared BarbetPsilopogon faiostrictus 
267Lineated BarbetPsilopogon lineatus 
268Moustached BarbetPsilopogon incognitus 
 PICIFORMES: Picidae  
269Eurasian WryneckJynx torquilla 
270Speckled PiculetPicumnus innominatus 
271White-browed PiculetSasia ochracea 
272Heart-spotted WoodpeckerHemicircus canente 
273Gray-capped Pygmy WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus 
274Freckle-breasted WoodpeckerDendrocopos analis 
275Greater FlamebackChrysocolaptes guttacristatus
276Rufous WoodpeckerMicropternus brachyurus 
277Black-and-buff WoodpeckerMeiglyptes jugularis 
278Pale-headed WoodpeckerGecinulus grantia 
279Common FlamebackDinopium javanense 
280Lesser YellownapePicus chlorolophus 
281Streak-throated WoodpeckerPicus xanthopygaeus 
282Laced WoodpeckerPicus vittatus 
283Gray-headed WoodpeckerPicus canus 
284Black-headed WoodpeckerPicus erythropygius 
285Greater YellownapeChrysophlegma flavinucha 
286Great Slaty WoodpeckerMulleripicus pulverulentusVulnerable
287White-bellied WoodpeckerDryocopus javensis 
 FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae  
288Collared FalconetMicrohierax caerulescens 
289White-rumped FalconNeohierax insignisNear-threatened
290Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculus 
291Oriental HobbyFalco severus 
292Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus 
 PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae  
293Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatriaNear-threatened
294Gray-headed ParakeetPsittacula finschiiNear-threatened
295Blossom-headed ParakeetPsittacula roseataNear-threatened
296Red-breasted ParakeetPsittacula alexandriNear-threatened
297Vernal Hanging-ParrotLoriculus vernalis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Eurylaimidae  
298Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae 
299Dusky BroadbillCorydon sumatranus 
300Black-and-red BroadbillCymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
301Banded BroadbillEurylaimus javanicus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pittidae  
302Eared PittaHydrornis phayrei 
303Blue-rumped PittaHydrornis soror 
304Blue PittaHydrornis cyaneus 
305Bar-bellied PittaHydrornis elliotii 
306Blue-winged PittaPitta moluccensis 
307Hooded PittaPitta sordida 
 PASSERIFORMES: Acanthizidae  
308Golden-bellied GerygoneGerygone sulphurea 
 PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae  
309Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeus 
310Long-tailed MinivetPericrocotus ethologus 
311Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus 
312Ashy MinivetPericrocotus divaricatus 
313Brown-rumped MinivetPericrocotus cantonensis 
314Rosy MinivetPericrocotus roseus 
315Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei 
316Black-winged CuckooshrikeLalage melaschistos 
317Indochinese CuckooshrikeLalage polioptera 
 PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae  
318White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pachycephalidae  
319Mangrove WhistlerPachycephala cinerea 
 PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae  
320Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis 
321Slender-billed OrioleOriolus tenuirostris 
322Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus 
323Maroon OrioleOriolus traillii 
 PASSERIFORMES: Artamidae  
324Ashy WoodswallowArtamus fuscus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Vangidae  
325Large WoodshrikeTephrodornis virgatus 
326Common WoodshrikeTephrodornis pondicerianus 
327Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Aegithinidae  
328Common IoraAegithina tiphia 
329Great IoraAegithina lafresnayei 
 PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae  
330Malaysian Pied-FantailRhipidura javanica 
331White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis 
332White-browed FantailRhipidura aureola 
 PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae  
333Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus 
334Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus 
335Crow-billed DrongoDicrurus annectens 
336Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus 
337Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remifer 
338Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottus 
339Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae  
340Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea 
341Amur Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone incei 
342Blyth’s Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone affinis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae  
343Tiger ShrikeLanius tigrinus 
344Brown ShrikeLanius cristatus 
345Burmese ShrikeLanius collurioides 
346Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach 
 PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae  
347Red-billed Blue-MagpieUrocissa erythroryncha 
348Indochinese Green-MagpieCissa hypoleuca 
349Rufous TreepieDendrocitta vagabunda 
350Racket-tailed TreepieCrypsirina temia 
351Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos 
 PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae  
352Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Paridae  
353Cinereous TitParus cinereus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae  
354Horsfield’s BushlarkMirafra javanica 
355Indochinese BushlarkMirafra erythrocephala 
356Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgula 
 PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae  
357Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius 
358Dark-necked TailorbirdOrthotomus atrogularis 
359Ashy TailorbirdOrthotomus ruficeps 
360Annam PriniaPrinia rocki 
361Hill PriniaPrinia superciliaris 
362Rufescent PriniaPrinia rufescens 
363Gray-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii 
364Yellow-bellied PriniaPrinia flaviventris 
365Plain PriniaPrinia inornata 
366Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis 
367Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae  
368Thick-billed WarblerArundinax aedon 
369Black-browed Reed WarblerAcrocephalus bistrigiceps 
370Blunt-winged WarblerAcrocephalus concinens 
371Oriental Reed WarblerAcrocephalus orientalis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae  
372Pallas’s Grasshopper WarblerHelopsaltes certhiola 
373Lanceolated WarblerLocustella lanceolata 
374Striated GrassbirdCincloramphus palustris 
 PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae  
375Gray-throated MartinRiparia chinensis 
376Bank SwallowRiparia riparia 
377Dusky Crag-MartinPtyonoprogne concolor 
378Barn SwallowHirundo rustica 
379Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica 
380Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica 
381Striated SwallowCecropis striolata 
382Rufous-bellied SwallowCecropis badia 
383Common House-MartinDelichon urbicum 
384Asian House-MartinDelichon dasypus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae  
385Black-headed BulbulBrachypodius melanocephalos
386Black-crested BulbulRubigula flaviventris 
387Striated BulbulPycnonotus striatus 
388Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus 
389Light-vented BulbulPycnonotus sinensis 
390Sooty-headed BulbulPycnonotus aurigaster 
391Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni 
392Flavescent BulbulPycnonotus flavescens 
393Yellow-vented BulbulPycnonotus goiavier 
394Streak-eared BulbulPycnonotus conradi 
395Ochraceous BulbulAlophoixus ochraceus 
396Puff-throated BulbulAlophoixus pallidus 
397Gray-eyed BulbulIole propinqua 
398Black BulbulHypsipetes leucocephalus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae  
399Yellow-browed WarblerPhylloscopus inornatus 
400Radde’s WarblerPhylloscopus schwarzi 
401Dusky WarblerPhylloscopus fuscatus 
402Eastern Crowned WarblerPhylloscopus coronatus 
403Alström’s WarblerPhylloscopus soror 
404Two-barred WarblerPhylloscopus plumbeitarsus 
405Pale-legged Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus tenellipes 
406Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis 
407Blyth’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus reguloides 
408Claudia’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus claudiae 
 PASSERIFORMES: Scotocercidae  
409Yellow-bellied WarblerAbroscopus superciliaris 
410Manchurian Bush WarblerHorornis canturians 
 PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae  
411Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense 
 PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae  
412White-collared YuhinaParayuhina diademata 
413Chestnut-flanked White-eyeZosterops erythropleurus 
414Swinhoe’s White-eyeZosterops simplex 
415Indian White-eyeZosterops palpebrosus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Timaliidae  
416Chestnut-capped BabblerTimalia pileata 
417Gray-faced Tit-BabblerMixornis kelleyi 
418Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis 
419Golden BabblerCyanoderma chrysaeum 
420Rufous-capped BabblerCyanoderma ruficeps 
421Large Scimitar-BabblerErythrogenys hypoleucos 
422Gray-throated BabblerStachyris nigriceps 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pellorneidae  
423Scaly-crowned BabblerMalacopteron cinereum 
424Collared BabblerGampsorhynchus torquatus 
425Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps 
426Buff-breasted BabblerPellorneum tickelli 
427Abbott’s BabblerMalacocincla abbotti 
 PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae  
428Brown-cheeked FulvettaAlcippe poioicephala 
429Black-browed FulvettaAlcippe grotei 
430Lesser Necklaced LaughingthrushGarrulax monileger 
431White-crested LaughingthrushGarrulax leucolophus 
432Black-throated LaughingthrushPterorhinus chinensis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae  
433Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae  
434Golden-crested MynaAmpeliceps coronatus 
435Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa 
436Daurian StarlingAgropsar sturninus 
437Black-collared StarlingGracupica nigricollis 
438White-shouldered StarlingSturnia sinensis 
439Brahminy StarlingSturnia pagodarumRare/Accidental
440Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabarica 
441Common MynaAcridotheres tristis 
442Vinous-breasted MynaAcridotheres leucocephalus 
443Great MynaAcridotheres grandis 
444Crested MynaAcridotheres cristatellus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae  
445Scaly ThrushZoothera dauma 
446Green CochoaCochoa viridis 
447Siberian ThrushGeokichla sibirica 
448Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina 
449Eyebrowed ThrushTurdus obscurus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae  
450Gray-streaked FlycatcherMuscicapa griseisticta 
451Dark-sided FlycatcherMuscicapa sibirica 
452Ferruginous FlycatcherMuscicapa ferruginea 
453Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica 
454Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis 
455White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus 
456Hainan Blue FlycatcherCyornis hainanus 
457Indochinese Blue FlycatcherCyornis sumatrensis 
458Large NiltavaNiltava grandis 
459Blue-and-white FlycatcherCyanoptila cyanomelana 
460Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus 
461Rufous-tailed RobinLarvivora sibilans 
462Siberian Blue RobinLarvivora cyane 
463BluethroatLuscinia svecica 
464Blue Whistling-ThrushMyophonus caeruleus 
465White-crowned ForktailEnicurus leschenaulti 
466Siberian RubythroatCalliope calliope 
467White-tailed RobinMyiomela leucura 
468Yellow-rumped FlycatcherFicedula zanthopygia 
469Narcissus FlycatcherFicedula narcissina 
470Mugimaki FlycatcherFicedula mugimaki 
471Taiga FlycatcherFicedula albicilla 
472White-throated Rock-ThrushMonticola gularis 
473Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius 
474Amur StonechatSaxicola stejnegeri 
475Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata 
476Gray BushchatSaxicola ferreus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Dicaeidae  
477Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agile 
478Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum 
479Plain FlowerpeckerDicaeum minullum 
480Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus 
481Scarlet-backed FlowerpeckerDicaeum cruentatum 
 PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae  
482Ruby-cheeked SunbirdChalcoparia singalensis 
483Brown-throated SunbirdAnthreptes malacensis 
484Van Hasselt’s SunbirdLeptocoma brasiliana 
485Copper-throated SunbirdLeptocoma calcostetha 
486Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticus 
487Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis 
488Black-throated SunbirdAethopyga saturata 
489Green-tailed SunbirdAethopyga nipalensis 
490Crimson SunbirdAethopyga siparaja 
491Purple-naped SpiderhunterKurochkinegramma hypogrammicum
492Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra 
493Streaked SpiderhunterArachnothera magna 
 PASSERIFORMES: Irenidae  
494Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella 
 PASSERIFORMES: Chloropseidae  
495Blue-winged LeafbirdChloropsis cochinchinensis 
496Golden-fronted LeafbirdChloropsis aurifrons 
 PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae  
497Streaked WeaverPloceus manyar 
498Baya WeaverPloceus philippinus 
499Asian Golden WeaverPloceus hypoxanthusNear-threatened
 PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae  
500Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata 
501White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata 
502Chestnut MuniaLonchura atricapilla 
503White-headed MuniaLonchura maja 
504Pin-tailed ParrotfinchErythrura prasina 
505Red AvadavatAmandava amandava 
 PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae  
506House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species
507Plain-backed SparrowPasser flaveolus 
508Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae  
509Forest WagtailDendronanthus indicus 
510Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea 
511Eastern Yellow WagtailMotacilla tschutschensis 
512White WagtailMotacilla alba 
513Richard’s PipitAnthus richardi 
514Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus 
515Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoni 
516Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinus 
517American PipitAnthus rubescensRare/Accidental
 PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae  
518Yellow-breasted BuntingEmberiza aureolaCritically endangered
519Chestnut BuntingEmberiza rutila 

References

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