Birds of North West Vietnam [update 2023] which covers 670 species over time, Endemics, near-endemic, and highlight – Review by Thang Nguyen.

Overview Birds of North West Vietnam – last update Feb/2023

Number of species: 670
Number of globally threatened species: 21
Number of introduced species: 2

The highlight of Birds of North West Vietnam

Endemic & Near-Endemics birds of North West Vietnam

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The most wanted birds for the birder

Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoo, Himalayan Swiftlet, Cook’s Swift, River Lapwing, Himalayan Owl, Great Barbet, Red-vented Barbet, Pied Falconet, Merlin, Peregrine Falcon, Hooded Pitta, Yellow-billed Blue-Magpie, Yellow-browed Tit, Sultan Tit, Lanceolated Warbler, Russet Bush Warbler, Light-vented Bulbul, Chestnut Bulbul, Radde’s Warbler, Sichuan Leaf Warbler, Sulphur-breasted Warbler, Black-throated Tit, Golden-breasted Fulvetta, Spot-breasted Parrotbill, Ashy-throated Parrotbill, Chinese Grassbird, Streaked Wren-Babbler, David’s Fulvetta, Black-browed Fulvetta.

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North West Vietnam Birds list

List of birds of North West Vietnam

No.English NameLatin NameStatus
 ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae  
1Lesser Whistling-DuckDendrocygna javanica 
2Knob-billed DuckSarkidiornis melanotos 
3Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferruginea 
4Cotton Pygmy-GooseNettapus coromandelianus 
5GarganeySpatula querquedula 
6Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata 
7Falcated DuckMareca falcataNear-threatened
8Eurasian WigeonMareca penelope 
9Indian Spot-billed DuckAnas poecilorhyncha 
10Eastern Spot-billed DuckAnas zonorhyncha 
11Northern PintailAnas acuta 
12Green-winged TealAnas crecca 
13Common PochardAythya ferinaVulnerable
14Ferruginous DuckAythya nyrocaNear-threatened
15Baer’s PochardAythya baeriCritically endangered
16Tufted DuckAythya fuligula 
 GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae  
17Hill PartridgeArborophila torqueola 
18Rufous-throated PartridgeArborophila rufogularis 
19Bar-backed PartridgeArborophila brunneopectus 
20Temminck’s TragopanTragopan temminckii 
21Ring-necked PheasantPhasianus colchicus 
22Silver PheasantLophura nycthemera 
23Siamese FirebackLophura diardi 
24Vietnamese Crested ArgusRheinardia ocellataEndemic (country/region)
 Critically endangered
25Green PeafowlPavo muticusEndangered
26Scaly-breasted PartridgeTropicoperdix chloropus 
27Gray Peacock-PheasantPolyplectron bicalcaratum 
28Mountain Bamboo-PartridgeBambusicola fytchii 
29Red JunglefowlGallus gallus 
30Chinese FrancolinFrancolinus pintadeanus 
31Blue-breasted QuailSynoicus chinensis 
32Japanese QuailCoturnix japonicaNear-threatened
 PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae  
33Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis 
34Eared GrebePodiceps nigricollis 
 COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae  
35Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
36Oriental Turtle-DoveStreptopelia orientalis 
37Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica 
38Spotted DoveSpilopelia chinensis 
39Barred Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia unchall 
40Little Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia ruficeps 
41Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica 
42Orange-breasted Green-PigeonTreron bicinctus 
43Ashy-headed Green-PigeonTreron phayreiNear-threatened
44Thick-billed Green-PigeonTreron curvirostra 
45Yellow-vented Green-PigeonTreron seimundi 
46Pin-tailed Green-PigeonTreron apicauda 
47Wedge-tailed Green-PigeonTreron sphenurus 
48White-bellied Green-PigeonTreron sieboldii 
49Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aeneaNear-threatened
50Mountain Imperial-PigeonDucula badia 
 CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae  
51Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis 
52Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis 
53Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis 
54Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandus 
55Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus 
56Asian Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx maculatus 
57Violet CuckooChrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
58Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii 
59Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus 
60Square-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubris 
61Large Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx sparverioides 
62Hodgson’s Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx nisicolor 
63Lesser CuckooCuculus poliocephalus 
64Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus 
65Himalayan CuckooCuculus saturatus 
66Common CuckooCuculus canorus 
 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae  
67Great Eared-NightjarLyncornis macrotis 
68Gray NightjarCaprimulgus jotaka 
69Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus 
70Savanna NightjarCaprimulgus affinis 
 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae  
71White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutus 
72Silver-backed NeedletailHirundapus cochinchinensis 
73Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus 
74Himalayan SwiftletAerodramus brevirostris 
75Germain’s SwiftletAerodramus germani 
76Pacific SwiftApus pacificus 
77Cook’s SwiftApus cooki 
78House SwiftApus nipalensis 
79Asian Palm SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis 
 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Hemiprocnidae  
80Crested TreeswiftHemiprocne coronata 
 GRUIFORMES: Rallidae  
81Brown-cheeked RailRallus indicus 
82Slaty-breasted RailLewinia striata 
83Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus 
84Eurasian CootFulica atra 
85White-browed CrakePoliolimnas cinereus 
86WatercockGallicrex cinerea 
87White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus 
88Slaty-legged CrakeRallina eurizonoides 
89Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca 
90Band-bellied CrakeZapornia paykulliiNear-threatened
91Brown CrakeZapornia akool 
92Baillon’s CrakeZapornia pusilla 
93Black-tailed CrakeZapornia bicolor 
 GRUIFORMES: Gruidae  
94Common CraneGrus grus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae  
95Great Thick-kneeEsacus recurvirostrisNear-threatened
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae  
96Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae  
97Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola 
98Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva 
99River LapwingVanellus duvauceliiNear-threatened
100Gray-headed LapwingVanellus cinereus 
101Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus 
102Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolus 
103Greater Sand-PloverCharadrius leschenaultii 
104Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus 
105White-faced PloverCharadrius dealbatusData deficient
106Long-billed PloverCharadrius placidus 
107Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae  
108Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensis 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae  
109Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus 
110Bronze-winged JacanaMetopidius indicus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae  
111WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 
112Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataNear-threatened
113Temminck’s StintCalidris temminckii 
114Long-toed StintCalidris subminuta 
115Spoon-billed SandpiperCalidris pygmaeaCritically endangered
116Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollisNear-threatened
117DunlinCalidris alpina 
118Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceusRare/Accidental
119Eurasian WoodcockScolopax rusticola 
120Wood SnipeGallinago nemoricolaVulnerable
121Common SnipeGallinago gallinago 
122Pin-tailed SnipeGallinago stenura 
123Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos 
124Green SandpiperTringa ochropus 
125Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus 
126Common GreenshankTringa nebularia 
127Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis 
128Wood SandpiperTringa glareola 
129Common RedshankTringa totanus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae  
130Small ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticus 
131Yellow-legged ButtonquailTurnix tanki 
132Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae  
133Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae  
134Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus 
135Brown-headed GullChroicocephalus brunnicephalus
136Herring GullLarus argentatus 
137White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus 
138River TernSterna aurantiaVulnerable
 CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae  
139Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitans 
140Black StorkCiconia nigra 
141Asian Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopusNear-threatened
142Painted StorkMycteria leucocephalaNear-threatened
 SULIFORMES: Anhingidae  
143Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogasterNear-threatened
 SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae  
144Little CormorantMicrocarbo niger 
145Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo 
 PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae  
146Spot-billed PelicanPelecanus philippensisNear-threatened
 PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae  
147Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis 
148Schrenck’s BitternIxobrychus eurhythmus 
149Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus 
150Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis 
151Gray HeronArdea cinerea 
152Purple HeronArdea purpurea 
153Great EgretArdea alba 
154Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia 
155Chinese EgretEgretta eulophotesVulnerable
156Little EgretEgretta garzetta 
157Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis 
158Chinese Pond-HeronArdeola bacchus 
159Javan Pond-HeronArdeola speciosa 
160Striated HeronButorides striata 
161Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax 
162White-eared Night-HeronGorsachius magnificusEndangered
163Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophus 
 PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae  
164Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus 
 ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae  
165OspreyPandion haliaetus 
 ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae  
166Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus 
167Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus 
168Jerdon’s BazaAviceda jerdoni 
169Black BazaAviceda leuphotes 
170White-rumped VultureGyps bengalensisRare/Accidental 
Critically endangered
171Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela 
172Mountain Hawk-EagleNisaetus nipalensis 
173Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis 
174Greater Spotted EagleClanga clangaVulnerable
175Imperial EagleAquila heliacaVulnerable
176Bonelli’s EagleAquila fasciata 
177Gray-faced BuzzardButastur indicus 
178Eastern Marsh-HarrierCircus spilonotus 
179Hen HarrierCircus cyaneus 
180Pied HarrierCircus melanoleucos 
181Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus 
182ShikraAccipiter badius 
183Chinese SparrowhawkAccipiter soloensis 
184Japanese SparrowhawkAccipiter gularis 
185BesraAccipiter virgatus 
186Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus 
187Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis 
188Black KiteMilvus migrans 
189Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus 
190White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster 
191Lesser Fish-EagleHaliaeetus humilisNear-threatened
192Gray-headed Fish-EagleHaliaeetus ichthyaetusNear-threatened
193Common BuzzardButeo buteo 
194Himalayan BuzzardButeo refectusRare/Accidental
195Eastern BuzzardButeo japonicus 
 STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae  
196Barn OwlTyto alba 
197Oriental Bay-OwlPhodilus badius 
 STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae  
198Mountain Scops-OwlOtus spilocephalus 
199Collared Scops-OwlOtus lettia 
200Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia 
201Brown Fish-OwlKetupa zeylonensis 
202Tawny Fish-OwlKetupa flavipes 
203Spot-bellied Eagle-OwlKetupa nipalensis 
204Asian Barred OwletGlaucidium cuculoides 
205Collared OwletTaenioptynx brodiei 
206Brown Wood-OwlStrix leptogrammica 
207Himalayan OwlStrix nivicolum 
208Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus 
209Brown BoobookNinox scutulata 
 TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae  
210Red-headed TrogonHarpactes erythrocephalus 
211Orange-breasted TrogonHarpactes oreskios 
212Ward’s TrogonHarpactes wardiNear-threatened
 BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae  
213Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epops 
 BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae  
214Great HornbillBuceros bicornisVulnerable
215Brown HornbillAnorrhinus austeniNear-threatened
216Oriental Pied-HornbillAnthracoceros albirostris 
217Rufous-necked HornbillAceros nipalensisVulnerable
 CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae  
218Blyth’s KingfisherAlcedo herculesNear-threatened
219Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis 
220Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting 
221Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca 
222White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis 
223Black-capped KingfisherHalcyon pileataVulnerable
224Crested KingfisherMegaceryle lugubris 
225Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis 
 CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae  
226Blue-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis athertoni 
227Asian Green Bee-eaterMerops orientalis 
228Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridis 
229Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus 
230Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti 
 CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae  
231Indochinese RollerCoracias affinis 
232DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis 
 PICIFORMES: Megalaimidae  
233Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus 
234Blue-eared BarbetPsilopogon duvaucelii 
235Great BarbetPsilopogon virens 
236Red-vented BarbetPsilopogon lagrandieri 
237Green-eared BarbetPsilopogon faiostrictus 
238Lineated BarbetPsilopogon lineatus 
239Golden-throated BarbetPsilopogon franklinii 
240Moustached BarbetPsilopogon incognitus 
241Blue-throated BarbetPsilopogon asiaticus 
242Indochinese BarbetPsilopogon annamensis 
 PICIFORMES: Picidae  
243Eurasian WryneckJynx torquilla 
244Speckled PiculetPicumnus innominatus 
245White-browed PiculetSasia ochracea 
246Gray-capped Pygmy WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus 
247Rufous-bellied WoodpeckerDendrocopos hyperythrus 
248Stripe-breasted WoodpeckerDendrocopos atratus 
249Darjeeling WoodpeckerDendrocopos darjellensis 
250Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos major 
251Crimson-breasted WoodpeckerDryobates cathpharius 
252Bay WoodpeckerBlythipicus pyrrhotis 
253Greater FlamebackChrysocolaptes guttacristatus
254Rufous WoodpeckerMicropternus brachyurus 
255Black-and-buff WoodpeckerMeiglyptes jugularis 
256Pale-headed WoodpeckerGecinulus grantia 
257Common FlamebackDinopium javanense 
258Lesser YellownapePicus chlorolophus 
259Red-collared WoodpeckerPicus rabieriNear-threatened
260Laced WoodpeckerPicus vittatus 
261Gray-headed WoodpeckerPicus canus 
262Greater YellownapeChrysophlegma flavinucha 
263Great Slaty WoodpeckerMulleripicus pulverulentusVulnerable
264White-bellied WoodpeckerDryocopus javensis 
 FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae  
265Pied FalconetMicrohierax melanoleucos 
266Collared FalconetMicrohierax caerulescens 
267Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculus 
268Amur FalconFalco amurensis 
269MerlinFalco columbarius 
270Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo 
271Oriental HobbyFalco severus 
272Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus 
 PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae  
273Gray-headed ParakeetPsittacula finschiiNear-threatened
274Blossom-headed ParakeetPsittacula roseataNear-threatened
275Red-breasted ParakeetPsittacula alexandriNear-threatened
 PASSERIFORMES: Eurylaimidae  
276Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae 
277Silver-breasted BroadbillSerilophus lunatus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pittidae  
278Eared PittaHydrornis phayrei 
279Rusty-naped PittaHydrornis oatesi 
280Blue-naped PittaHydrornis nipalensis 
281Blue-rumped PittaHydrornis soror 
282Bar-bellied PittaHydrornis elliotii 
283Hooded PittaPitta sordida 
 PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae  
284Gray-chinned MinivetPericrocotus solaris 
285Short-billed MinivetPericrocotus brevirostris 
286Long-tailed MinivetPericrocotus ethologus 
287Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus 
288Ashy MinivetPericrocotus divaricatus 
289Brown-rumped MinivetPericrocotus cantonensis 
290Rosy MinivetPericrocotus roseus 
291Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei 
292Black-winged CuckooshrikeLalage melaschistos 
293Indochinese CuckooshrikeLalage polioptera 
 PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae  
294Black-headed Shrike-BabblerPteruthius rufiventer 
295White-browed Shrike-BabblerPteruthius aeralatus 
296Black-eared Shrike-BabblerPteruthius melanotis 
297Clicking Shrike-BabblerPteruthius intermedius 
298White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca 
 PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae  
299Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis 
300Slender-billed OrioleOriolus tenuirostris 
301Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus 
302Maroon OrioleOriolus traillii 
 PASSERIFORMES: Artamidae  
303Ashy WoodswallowArtamus fuscus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Vangidae  
304Large WoodshrikeTephrodornis virgatus 
305Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Aegithinidae  
306Common IoraAegithina tiphia 
307Great IoraAegithina lafresnayei 
 PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae  
308White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae  
309Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus 
310Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus 
311Crow-billed DrongoDicrurus annectens 
312Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus 
313Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remifer 
314Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottus 
315Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae  
316Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea 
317Amur Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone incei 
318Blyth’s Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone affinis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae  
319Tiger ShrikeLanius tigrinus 
320Brown ShrikeLanius cristatus 
321Burmese ShrikeLanius collurioides 
322Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach 
323Gray-backed ShrikeLanius tephronotus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae  
324Eurasian JayGarrulus glandarius 
325Yellow-billed Blue-MagpieUrocissa flavirostris 
326Red-billed Blue-MagpieUrocissa erythroryncha 
327White-winged MagpieUrocissa whiteheadi 
328Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensis 
329Indochinese Green-MagpieCissa hypoleuca 
330Gray TreepieDendrocitta formosae 
331Collared TreepieDendrocitta frontalis 
332Racket-tailed TreepieCrypsirina temia 
333Ratchet-tailed TreepieTemnurus temnurus 
334Eurasian MagpiePica pica 
335Eurasian NutcrackerNucifraga caryocatactes 
336Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos 
337Collared CrowCorvus pectoralisVulnerable
 PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae  
338Yellow-bellied Fairy-FantailChelidorhynx hypoxanthus 
339Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Paridae  
340Yellow-browed TitSylviparus modestus 
341Sultan TitMelanochlora sultanea 
342Green-backed TitParus monticolus 
343Cinereous TitParus cinereus 
344Japanese TitParus minor 
345Yellow-cheeked TitMachlolophus spilonotus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae  
346Horsfield’s BushlarkMirafra javanica 
347Indochinese BushlarkMirafra erythrocephala 
348Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgula 
 PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae  
349Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius 
350Dark-necked TailorbirdOrthotomus atrogularis 
351Annam PriniaPrinia rocki 
352Hill PriniaPrinia superciliaris 
353Rufescent PriniaPrinia rufescens 
354Gray-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii 
355Yellow-bellied PriniaPrinia flaviventris 
356Plain PriniaPrinia inornata 
357Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis 
358Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae  
359Thick-billed WarblerArundinax aedon 
360Black-browed Reed WarblerAcrocephalus bistrigiceps 
361Blunt-winged WarblerAcrocephalus concinens 
362Oriental Reed WarblerAcrocephalus orientalis 
363Clamorous Reed WarblerAcrocephalus stentoreus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae  
364Pallas’s Grasshopper WarblerHelopsaltes certhiola 
365Lanceolated WarblerLocustella lanceolata 
366Brown Bush WarblerLocustella luteoventris 
367Chinese Bush WarblerLocustella tacsanowskia 
368Russet Bush WarblerLocustella mandelli 
369Striated GrassbirdCincloramphus palustris 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pnoepygidae  
370Scaly-breasted CupwingPnoepyga albiventer 
371Pygmy CupwingPnoepyga pusilla 
 PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae  
372Gray-throated MartinRiparia chinensis 
373Bank SwallowRiparia riparia 
374Dusky Crag-MartinPtyonoprogne concolor 
375Barn SwallowHirundo rustica 
376Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica 
377Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica 
378Striated SwallowCecropis striolata 
379Rufous-bellied SwallowCecropis badia 
380Asian House-MartinDelichon dasypus 
381Nepal House-MartinDelichon nipalense 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae  
382Black-headed BulbulBrachypodius melanocephalos
383Black-crested BulbulRubigula flaviventris 
384Crested FinchbillSpizixos canifrons 
385Collared FinchbillSpizixos semitorques 
386Striated BulbulPycnonotus striatus 
387Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus 
388Brown-breasted BulbulPycnonotus xanthorrhous 
389Light-vented BulbulPycnonotus sinensis 
390Sooty-headed BulbulPycnonotus aurigaster 
391Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni 
392Flavescent BulbulPycnonotus flavescens 
393Ochraceous BulbulAlophoixus ochraceus 
394Puff-throated BulbulAlophoixus pallidus 
395Gray-eyed BulbulIole propinqua 
396Black BulbulHypsipetes leucocephalus 
397Ashy BulbulHemixos flavala 
398Chestnut BulbulHemixos castanonotus 
399Mountain BulbulIxos mcclellandii 
 PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae  
400Ashy-throated WarblerPhylloscopus maculipennis 
401Buff-barred WarblerPhylloscopus pulcher 
402Yellow-browed WarblerPhylloscopus inornatus 
403Hume’s WarblerPhylloscopus humei 
404Chinese Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus yunnanensis 
405Pallas’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus proregulus 
406Sichuan Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus forresti 
407Radde’s WarblerPhylloscopus schwarzi 
408Yellow-streaked WarblerPhylloscopus armandii 
409Dusky WarblerPhylloscopus fuscatus 
410Buff-throated WarblerPhylloscopus subaffinis 
411Eastern Crowned WarblerPhylloscopus coronatus 
412White-spectacled WarblerPhylloscopus intermedius 
413Gray-cheeked WarblerPhylloscopus poliogenys 
414Gray-crowned WarblerPhylloscopus tephrocephalus
415Bianchi’s WarblerPhylloscopus valentini 
416Martens’s WarblerPhylloscopus omeiensis 
417Alström’s WarblerPhylloscopus soror 
418Greenish WarblerPhylloscopus trochiloides 
419Two-barred WarblerPhylloscopus plumbeitarsus 
420Pale-legged Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus tenellipes 
421Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis 
422Chestnut-crowned WarblerPhylloscopus castaniceps 
423Limestone Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus calciatilis 
424Yellow-vented WarblerPhylloscopus cantator 
425Sulphur-breasted WarblerPhylloscopus ricketti 
426Blyth’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus reguloides 
427Claudia’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus claudiae 
428Davison’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus intensior 
429Kloss’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus ogilviegranti 
 PASSERIFORMES: Scotocercidae  
430Pale-footed Bush WarblerUrosphena pallidipes 
431Asian StubtailUrosphena squameiceps 
432Gray-bellied TesiaTesia cyaniventer 
433Slaty-bellied TesiaTesia olivea 
434Chestnut-headed TesiaCettia castaneocoronata 
435Yellow-bellied WarblerAbroscopus superciliaris 
436Rufous-faced WarblerAbroscopus albogularis 
437Black-faced WarblerAbroscopus schisticeps 
438Mountain TailorbirdPhyllergates cucullatus 
439Broad-billed WarblerTickellia hodgsoni 
440Manchurian Bush WarblerHorornis canturians 
441Brownish-flanked Bush WarblerHorornis fortipes 
442Aberrant Bush WarblerHorornis flavolivaceus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Aegithalidae  
443Black-throated TitAegithalos concinnus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae  
444Golden-breasted FulvettaLioparus chrysotis 
445Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense 
446White-browed FulvettaFulvetta vinipectus 
447Streak-throated FulvettaFulvetta manipurensis 
448Spot-breasted ParrotbillParadoxornis guttaticollis 
449Gray-headed ParrotbillPsittiparus gularis 
450Rufous-headed ParrotbillPsittiparus bakeri 
451Short-tailed ParrotbillNeosuthora davidiana 
452Golden ParrotbillSuthora verreauxi 
453Pale-billed ParrotbillChleuasicus atrosuperciliaris 
454Ashy-throated ParrotbillSinosuthora alphonsiana 
 PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae  
455White-collared YuhinaParayuhina diademata 
456Indochinese YuhinaStaphida torqueola 
457Black-chinned YuhinaYuhina nigrimenta 
458Whiskered YuhinaYuhina flavicollis 
459Stripe-throated YuhinaYuhina gularis 
460Chestnut-flanked White-eyeZosterops erythropleurus 
461Swinhoe’s White-eyeZosterops simplex 
462Indian White-eyeZosterops palpebrosus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Timaliidae  
463Chestnut-capped BabblerTimalia pileata 
464Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis 
465Golden BabblerCyanoderma chrysaeum 
466Rufous-capped BabblerCyanoderma ruficeps 
467Buff-chested BabblerCyanoderma ambiguum 
468Bar-winged Wren-BabblerSpelaeornis troglodytoidesRare/Accidental
469Pale-throated Wren-BabblerSpelaeornis kinneariVulnerable
470Brown-crowned Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus phayrei 
471Red-billed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus ochraceiceps 
472Slender-billed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus superciliaris 
473Streak-breasted Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus ruficollis 
474Large Scimitar-BabblerErythrogenys hypoleucos 
475Black-streaked Scimitar-BabblerErythrogenys gravivox 
476Gray-throated BabblerStachyris nigriceps 
477Spot-necked BabblerStachyris strialata 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pellorneidae  
478Chinese GrassbirdGraminicola striatusNear-threatened
479Scaly-crowned BabblerMalacopteron cinereum 
480Collared BabblerGampsorhynchus torquatus 
481Rufous-winged FulvettaSchoeniparus castaneceps 
482Rufous-throated FulvettaSchoeniparus rufogularis 
483Rusty-capped FulvettaSchoeniparus dubius 
484Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps 
485Spot-throated BabblerPellorneum albiventre 
486Buff-breasted BabblerPellorneum tickelli 
487Streaked Wren-BabblerGypsophila brevicaudata 
488Annam Limestone BabblerGypsophila annamensis 
489Eyebrowed Wren-BabblerNapothera epilepidota 
490White-throated Wren-BabblerNapothera pasquieriEndemic (country/region) 
Endangered
491Short-tailed Scimitar-BabblerNapothera danjouiNear-threatened
 PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae  
492Brown-cheeked FulvettaAlcippe poioicephala 
493Black-browed FulvettaAlcippe grotei 
494David’s FulvettaAlcippe davidi 
495Yunnan FulvettaAlcippe fratercula 
496Mountain FulvettaAlcippe peracensis 
497Himalayan CutiaCutia nipalensis 
498Scaly LaughingthrushTrochalopteron subunicolor 
499Blue-winged LaughingthrushTrochalopteron squamatum 
500Black-faced LaughingthrushTrochalopteron affine 
501Red-tailed LaughingthrushTrochalopteron milnei 
502Red-winged LaughingthrushTrochalopteron formosum 
503Silver-eared LaughingthrushTrochalopteron melanostigma
504Long-tailed SibiaHeterophasia picaoides 
505Black-headed SibiaHeterophasia desgodinsi 
506Streaked BarwingActinodura souliei 
507Blue-winged MinlaActinodura cyanouroptera 
508Chestnut-tailed MinlaActinodura strigula 
509Spectacled BarwingActinodura ramsayi 
510Red-billed LeiothrixLeiothrix lutea 
511Silver-eared MesiaLeiothrix argentauris 
512Red-tailed MinlaMinla ignotincta 
513Rufous-backed SibiaLeioptila annectens 
514Scarlet-faced LiocichlaLiocichla ripponi 
515Spot-breasted LaughingthrushGarrulax merulinus 
516Chinese HwameiGarrulax canorus 
517Lesser Necklaced LaughingthrushGarrulax monileger 
518White-crested LaughingthrushGarrulax leucolophus 
519Gray LaughingthrushGarrulax maesi 
520Rufous-cheeked LaughingthrushGarrulax castanotis 
521Rufous-chinned LaughingthrushIanthocincla rufogularis 
522Rufous-vented LaughingthrushPterorhinus gularis 
523Black-throated LaughingthrushPterorhinus chinensis 
524White-browed LaughingthrushPterorhinus sannio 
525Masked LaughingthrushPterorhinus perspicillatus 
526Greater Necklaced LaughingthrushPterorhinus pectoralis 
527White-throated LaughingthrushPterorhinus albogularis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae  
528Chestnut-bellied NuthatchSitta cinnamoventris 
529Burmese NuthatchSitta neglecta 
530Chestnut-vented NuthatchSitta nagaensis 
531White-tailed NuthatchSitta himalayensis 
532Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis 
533Yellow-billed NuthatchSitta solangiaeNear-threatened
534Beautiful NuthatchSitta formosaVulnerable
 PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae  
535Hume’s TreecreeperCerthia manipurensis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Elachuridae  
536Spotted ElachuraElachura formosa 
 PASSERIFORMES: Cinclidae  
537Brown DipperCinclus pallasii 
 PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae  
538Golden-crested MynaAmpeliceps coronatus 
539Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa 
540Daurian StarlingAgropsar sturninus 
541Black-collared StarlingGracupica nigricollis 
542White-shouldered StarlingSturnia sinensis 
543Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabarica 
544Red-billed StarlingSpodiopsar sericeus 
545Common MynaAcridotheres tristis 
546Great MynaAcridotheres grandis 
547Crested MynaAcridotheres cristatellus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae  
548Long-tailed ThrushZoothera dixoni 
549Sichuan ThrushZoothera griseiceps 
550Dark-sided ThrushZoothera marginata 
551Long-billed ThrushZoothera monticola 
552White’s ThrushZoothera aurea 
553Scaly ThrushZoothera dauma 
554Purple CochoaCochoa purpurea 
555Green CochoaCochoa viridis 
556Siberian ThrushGeokichla sibirica 
557Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina 
558Chinese BlackbirdTurdus mandarinus 
559Gray-winged BlackbirdTurdus boulboul 
560Japanese ThrushTurdus cardis 
561Gray-backed ThrushTurdus hortulorum 
562Black-breasted ThrushTurdus dissimilis 
563Eyebrowed ThrushTurdus obscurus 
564Dusky ThrushTurdus eunomus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae  
565Dark-sided FlycatcherMuscicapa sibirica 
566Ferruginous FlycatcherMuscicapa ferruginea 
567Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica 
568Brown-breasted FlycatcherMuscicapa muttui 
569Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis 
570White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus 
571White-gorgeted FlycatcherAnthipes monileger 
572White-tailed FlycatcherCyornis concretus 
573Hainan Blue FlycatcherCyornis hainanus 
574Pale Blue FlycatcherCyornis unicolor 
575Hill Blue FlycatcherCyornis whitei 
576Large NiltavaNiltava grandis 
577Small NiltavaNiltava macgrigoriae 
578Fujian NiltavaNiltava davidi 
579Rufous-bellied NiltavaNiltava sundara 
580Chinese Vivid NiltavaNiltava oatesi 
581Blue-and-white FlycatcherCyanoptila cyanomelana 
582Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus 
583Lesser ShortwingBrachypteryx leucophris 
584Himalayan ShortwingBrachypteryx cruralis 
585Gould’s ShortwingHeteroxenicus stellatus 
586Rufous-tailed RobinLarvivora sibilans 
587Siberian Blue RobinLarvivora cyane 
588BluethroatLuscinia svecica 
589Blue Whistling-ThrushMyophonus caeruleus 
590Little ForktailEnicurus scouleri 
591White-crowned ForktailEnicurus leschenaulti 
592Spotted ForktailEnicurus maculatus 
593Slaty-backed ForktailEnicurus schistaceus 
594Siberian RubythroatCalliope calliope 
595White-tailed RobinMyiomela leucura 
596Blue-fronted RobinCinclidium frontale 
597Red-flanked BluetailTarsiger cyanurus 
598Himalayan BluetailTarsiger rufilatus 
599White-browed Bush-RobinTarsiger indicus 
600Mugimaki FlycatcherFicedula mugimaki 
601Slaty-blue FlycatcherFicedula tricolor 
602Snowy-browed FlycatcherFicedula hyperythra 
603Pygmy FlycatcherFicedula hodgsoni 
604Rufous-gorgeted FlycatcherFicedula strophiata 
605Sapphire FlycatcherFicedula sapphira 
606Little Pied FlycatcherFicedula westermanni 
607Taiga FlycatcherFicedula albicilla 
608Blue-fronted RedstartPhoenicurus frontalis 
609Plumbeous RedstartPhoenicurus fuliginosus 
610White-capped RedstartPhoenicurus leucocephalus 
611Daurian RedstartPhoenicurus auroreus 
612Chestnut-bellied Rock-ThrushMonticola rufiventris 
613White-throated Rock-ThrushMonticola gularis 
614Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius 
615Amur StonechatSaxicola stejnegeri 
616Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata 
617Jerdon’s BushchatSaxicola jerdoni 
618Gray BushchatSaxicola ferreus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Dicaeidae  
619Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agile 
620Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum 
621Yellow-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum melanozanthum 
622Plain FlowerpeckerDicaeum minullum 
623Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus 
624Scarlet-backed FlowerpeckerDicaeum cruentatum 
 PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae  
625Ruby-cheeked SunbirdChalcoparia singalensis 
626Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticus 
627Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis 
628Black-throated SunbirdAethopyga saturata 
629Mrs. Gould’s SunbirdAethopyga gouldiae 
630Green-tailed SunbirdAethopyga nipalensis 
631Crimson SunbirdAethopyga siparaja 
632Fork-tailed SunbirdAethopyga christinae 
633Purple-naped SpiderhunterKurochkinegramma hypogrammicum
634Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra 
635Streaked SpiderhunterArachnothera magna 
 PASSERIFORMES: Irenidae  
636Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella 
 PASSERIFORMES: Chloropseidae  
637Blue-winged LeafbirdChloropsis cochinchinensis 
638Golden-fronted LeafbirdChloropsis aurifrons 
639Orange-bellied LeafbirdChloropsis hardwickii 
 PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae  
640Baya WeaverPloceus philippinus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae  
641Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata 
642White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata 
643Chestnut MuniaLonchura atricapilla 
644Red AvadavatAmandava amandava 
 PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae  
645House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species
646Russet SparrowPasser cinnamomeus 
647Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae  
648Forest WagtailDendronanthus indicus 
649Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea 
650Eastern Yellow WagtailMotacilla tschutschensis 
651Citrine WagtailMotacilla citreola 
652White WagtailMotacilla alba 
653Richard’s PipitAnthus richardi 
654Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus 
655Rosy PipitAnthus roseatus 
656Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoni 
657Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinus 
658American PipitAnthus rubescens 
 PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae  
659Spot-winged GrosbeakMycerobas melanozanthos 
660Yellow-billed GrosbeakEophona migratoriaRare/Accidental
661Common RosefinchCarpodacus erythrinus 
662Brown BullfinchPyrrhula nipalensis 
663Oriental GreenfinchChloris sinica 
664Black-headed GreenfinchChloris ambigua 
 PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae  
665Crested BuntingEmberiza lathami 
666Chestnut-eared BuntingEmberiza fucata 
667Yellow-breasted BuntingEmberiza aureolaCritically endangered
668Little BuntingEmberiza pusilla 
669Black-faced BuntingEmberiza spodocephala 
670Chestnut BuntingEmberiza rutila 

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