Birds of South East Vietnam [update 2023] which covers 673 species over time, Endemics, near-endemic, and highlight – Review by Thang Nguyen.

Overview Birds of South East Vietnam – last update Feb/2023

Number of species: 673
Number of globally threatened species: 37
Number of introduced species: 6

The highlight of Birds of South East Vietnam

Endemic & Near-Endemics birds of South East Vietnam

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Pied Imperial-Pigeon

Oriental Bay-Owl

Bar-bellied Pitta

The most wanted birds for the birder

White-winged Duck, Germain’s Peacock-Pheasant, Rain Quail, Nicobar Pigeon, Pied Imperial-Pigeon, Blyth’s Frogmouth, Nordmann’s Greenshank, Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Yellow-legged Buttonquail, Black-bellied Tern, Great Crested Tern, Red-billed Tropicbird, Great Frigatebird, Spot-billed Pelican, White-shouldered Ibis, Oriental Bay-Owl, Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl, Great Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher, Red-vented Barbet, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Gray-headed Woodpecker, Black-headed Woodpecker, Oriental Hobby, Peregrine Falcon, Alexandrine Parakeet, Blossom-headed Parakeet, Banded Broadbill, Blue-rumped Pitta, Bar-bellied Pitta, Tiger Shrike, Gray-backed Shrike, Rufous Treepie, Indochinese Green-Magpie, Golden-headed Cisticola, Burmese Nuthatch, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, Streaked Spiderhunter, Golden-fronted Leafbird, Yellow-breasted Bunting.

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When is the best time for birding & bird photography in South East?

With temperatures remaining constant year the climate of the south is split into two simple seasons, wet and dry. The dry season begins in November and ends in April/early May with late February to May being slightly hotter and with higher humidity. The wet season lasts from May to early November with the months from June to August receiving the highest rainfall of the year. Throughout much of the wet season, rainfall is generally heavy but short lasting, often occurring in a mid-afternoon heavy down-pour!

Where to birdwatching in South East Vietnam?

Bu Gia Map National Park
Con Dao National Park
Ma Da Nature reserve
Ho Chi Minh
Nui Chua National Park
Phuoc Binh National Park
Lo Go Xa Mat National Park
Cat Tien National Park
Tan Phu Nature Reserve
Ma Da Nature Reserve
Takou Nature Reserve
Binh Chau Phuoc Buu Nature Reserve

How to Birding in South East Vietnam?

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Read more: Vietnam Birds – A Naturalist Online Field Guide Ver 1.0, WANEE 2023

South East Vietnam Bird list

List of birds of South East Vietnam

No.English NameLatin NameStatus
 ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae  
1Lesser Whistling-DuckDendrocygna javanica 
2Knob-billed DuckSarkidiornis melanotos 
3Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferrugineaRare/Accidental
4Cotton Pygmy-GooseNettapus coromandelianus 
5Mandarin DuckAix galericulataRare/Accidental
6GarganeySpatula querquedula 
7Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata 
8Indian Spot-billed DuckAnas poecilorhyncha 
9MallardAnas platyrhynchosRare/Accidental
10Northern PintailAnas acuta 
11Green-winged TealAnas crecca 
12White-winged DuckAsarcornis scutulataEndangered
 GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae  
13Rufous-throated PartridgeArborophila rufogularis 
14Bar-backed PartridgeArborophila brunneopectus 
15Orange-necked PartridgeArborophila davidiEndemic (country/region) 
Near-threatened
16Edwards’s PheasantLophura edwardsiCritically endangered
17Silver PheasantLophura nycthemera 
18Siamese FirebackLophura diardi 
19Vietnamese Crested ArgusRheinardia ocellataEndemic (country/region) 
Critically endangered
20Green PeafowlPavo muticusRare/Accidental Endangered
21Scaly-breasted PartridgeTropicoperdix chloropus 
22Germain’s Peacock-PheasantPolyplectron germainiEndemic (country/region)
 Near-threatened
23Gray Peacock-PheasantPolyplectron bicalcaratum 
24Red JunglefowlGallus gallus 
25Chinese FrancolinFrancolinus pintadeanus 
26Blue-breasted QuailSynoicus chinensis 
27Rain QuailCoturnix coromandelicaRare/Accidental
 PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae  
28Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis 
 COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae  
29Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
30Pale-capped PigeonColumba puniceaVulnerable
31Oriental Turtle-DoveStreptopelia orientalis 
32Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica 
33Spotted DoveSpilopelia chinensis 
34Barred Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia unchall 
35Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica 
36Zebra DoveGeopelia striata 
37Nicobar PigeonCaloenas nicobaricaNear-threatened
38Pink-necked Green-PigeonTreron vernans 
39Orange-breasted Green-PigeonTreron bicinctus 
40Ashy-headed Green-PigeonTreron phayreiNear-threatened
41Thick-billed Green-PigeonTreron curvirostra 
42Yellow-footed Green-PigeonTreron phoenicopterus 
43Yellow-vented Green-PigeonTreron seimundi 
44Pin-tailed Green-PigeonTreron apicauda 
45Wedge-tailed Green-PigeonTreron sphenurus 
46White-bellied Green-PigeonTreron sieboldii 
47Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aeneaNear-threatened
48Mountain Imperial-PigeonDucula badia 
49Pied Imperial-PigeonDucula bicolor 
 OTIDIFORMES: Otididae  
50Bengal FloricanHoubaropsis bengalensisCritically endangered
 CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae  
51Coral-billed Ground-CuckooCarpococcyx renauldiVulnerable
52Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis 
53Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis 
54Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis 
55Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandus 
56Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus 
57Asian Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx maculatus 
58Violet CuckooChrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
59Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillus 
60Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii 
61Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus 
62Square-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubris 
63Large Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx sparverioides 
64Hodgson’s Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx nisicolor 
65Lesser CuckooCuculus poliocephalus 
66Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus 
67Common CuckooCuculus canorus 
68Oriental CuckooCuculus optatus 
 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Podargidae  
69Blyth’s FrogmouthBatrachostomus affinis 
 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae  
70Great Eared-NightjarLyncornis macrotis 
71Gray NightjarCaprimulgus jotaka 
72Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus 
73Indian NightjarCaprimulgus asiaticus 
74Savanna NightjarCaprimulgus affinis 
 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae  
75White-throated NeedletailHirundapus caudacutus 
76Silver-backed NeedletailHirundapus cochinchinensis 
77Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus 
78Himalayan SwiftletAerodramus brevirostris 
79Black-nest SwiftletAerodramus maximus 
80White-nest SwiftletAerodramus fuciphagus 
81Germain’s SwiftletAerodramus germani 
82Pacific SwiftApus pacificus 
83Cook’s SwiftApus cookiRare/Accidental
84House SwiftApus nipalensis 
85Asian Palm SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis 
 CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Hemiprocnidae  
86Crested TreeswiftHemiprocne coronata 
 GRUIFORMES: Rallidae  
87Slaty-breasted RailLewinia striata 
88Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus 
89Eurasian CootFulica atra 
90Gray-headed SwamphenPorphyrio poliocephalus 
91White-browed CrakePoliolimnas cinereus 
92WatercockGallicrex cinerea 
93White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus 
94Red-legged CrakeRallina fasciata 
95Slaty-legged CrakeRallina eurizonoides 
96Ruddy-breasted CrakeZapornia fusca 
97Band-bellied CrakeZapornia paykulliiNear-threatened
98Baillon’s CrakeZapornia pusilla 
 GRUIFORMES: Gruidae  
99Sarus CraneAntigone antigoneVulnerable
100Common CraneGrus grus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae  
101Indian Thick-kneeBurhinus indicus 
102Great Thick-kneeEsacus recurvirostrisNear-threatened
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae  
103Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus 
104Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosettaRare/Accidental
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae  
105Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola 
106Pacific Golden-PloverPluvialis fulva 
107River LapwingVanellus duvauceliiNear-threatened
108Gray-headed LapwingVanellus cinereus 
109Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus 
110Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolus 
111Greater Sand-PloverCharadrius leschenaultii 
112Malaysian PloverCharadrius peroniiNear-threatened
113Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus 
114White-faced PloverCharadrius dealbatusData deficient
115Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius 
116Oriental PloverCharadrius veredus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae  
117Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensis 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae  
118Pheasant-tailed JacanaHydrophasianus chirurgus 
119Bronze-winged JacanaMetopidius indicus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae  
120WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 
121Far Eastern CurlewNumenius madagascariensisRare/Accidental Endangered
122Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataNear-threatened
123Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaNear-threatened
124Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaNear-threatened
125Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres 
126Great KnotCalidris tenuirostrisEndangered
127Red KnotCalidris canutusNear-threatened
128RuffCalidris pugnax 
129Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellus 
130Sharp-tailed SandpiperCalidris acuminataRare/Accidental Vulnerable
131Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaNear-threatened
132Temminck’s StintCalidris temminckii 
133Long-toed StintCalidris subminuta 
134Spoon-billed SandpiperCalidris pygmaeaIntroduced species
 Critically endangered
135Red-necked StintCalidris ruficollisNear-threatened
136SanderlingCalidris alba 
137DunlinCalidris alpina 
138Little StintCalidris minutaRare/Accidental
139Asian DowitcherLimnodromus semipalmatusNear-threatened
140Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimus 
141Common SnipeGallinago gallinago 
142Pin-tailed SnipeGallinago stenura 
143Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus 
144Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus 
145Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos 
146Green SandpiperTringa ochropus 
147Gray-tailed TattlerTringa brevipesNear-threatened
148Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus 
149Common GreenshankTringa nebularia 
150Nordmann’s GreenshankTringa guttiferEndangered
151Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis 
152Wood SandpiperTringa glareola 
153Common RedshankTringa totanus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae  
154Small ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticus 
155Yellow-legged ButtonquailTurnix tanki 
156Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae  
157Oriental PratincoleGlareola maldivarum 
158Small PratincoleGlareola lacteaRare/Accidental
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae  
159Pomarine JaegerStercorarius pomarinus 
 CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae  
160Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus 
161Brown-headed GullChroicocephalus brunnicephalus
162Pallas’s GullIchthyaetus ichthyaetus 
163Black-tailed GullLarus crassirostris 
164Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus 
165Brown NoddyAnous stolidusRare/Accidental
166Sooty TernOnychoprion fuscatus 
167Bridled TernOnychoprion anaethetus 
168Little TernSternula albifrons 
169Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica 
170Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia 
171White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus 
172Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida 
173Roseate TernSterna dougallii 
174Black-naped TernSterna sumatrana 
175Common TernSterna hirundo 
176Black-bellied TernSterna acuticaudaRare/Accidental Endangered
177River TernSterna aurantiaVulnerable
178Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii 
179Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensisRare/Accidental
 PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae  
180Red-billed TropicbirdPhaethon aethereus 
 PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae  
181Swinhoe’s Storm-PetrelHydrobates monorhisNear-threatened
 CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae  
182Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitans 
183Asian Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopusNear-threatened
184Black-necked StorkEphippiorhynchus asiaticusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
185Lesser AdjutantLeptoptilos javanicusVulnerable
186Greater AdjutantLeptoptilos dubiusIntroduced species Endangered
187Painted StorkMycteria leucocephalaNear-threatened
 SULIFORMES: Fregatidae  
188Great FrigatebirdFregata minor 
 SULIFORMES: Sulidae  
189Brown BoobySula leucogaster 
190Red-footed BoobySula sula 
 SULIFORMES: Anhingidae  
191Oriental DarterAnhinga melanogasterNear-threatened
 SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae  
192Little CormorantMicrocarbo niger 
193Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo 
194Indian CormorantPhalacrocorax fuscicollis 
 PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae  
195Spot-billed PelicanPelecanus philippensisNear-threatened
 PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae  
196Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis 
197Schrenck’s BitternIxobrychus eurhythmus 
198Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus 
199Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis 
200Gray HeronArdea cinerea 
201Great-billed HeronArdea sumatrana 
202Purple HeronArdea purpurea 
203Great EgretArdea alba 
204Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia 
205Chinese EgretEgretta eulophotesVulnerable
206Little EgretEgretta garzetta 
207Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra 
208Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis 
209Chinese Pond-HeronArdeola bacchus 
210Javan Pond-HeronArdeola speciosa 
211Striated HeronButorides striata 
212Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax 
213White-eared Night-HeronGorsachius magnificusEndangered
214Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophus 
 PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae  
215Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus 
216Black-headed IbisThreskiornis melanocephalusNear-threatened
217White-shouldered IbisPseudibis davisoniCritically endangered
218Black-faced SpoonbillPlatalea minorEndangered
 ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae  
219OspreyPandion haliaetus 
 ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae  
220Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus 
221Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus 
222Jerdon’s BazaAviceda jerdoni 
223Black BazaAviceda leuphotes 
224Red-headed VultureSarcogyps calvusRare/Accidental 
Critically endangered
225White-rumped VultureGyps bengalensisRare/Accidental 
Critically endangered
226Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela 
227Mountain Hawk-EagleNisaetus nipalensis 
228Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus cirrhatus 
229Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kieneriiNear-threatened
230Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis 
231Greater Spotted EagleClanga clangaVulnerable
232Rufous-winged BuzzardButastur liventer 
233Gray-faced BuzzardButastur indicus 
234Eurasian Marsh-HarrierCircus aeruginosusRare/Accidental
235Eastern Marsh-HarrierCircus spilonotus 
236Hen HarrierCircus cyaneusRare/Accidental
237Pied HarrierCircus melanoleucos 
238Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus 
239ShikraAccipiter badius 
240Chinese SparrowhawkAccipiter soloensis 
241Japanese SparrowhawkAccipiter gularis 
242BesraAccipiter virgatus 
243Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis 
244Black KiteMilvus migrans 
245Brahminy KiteHaliastur indus 
246Pallas’s Fish-EagleHaliaeetus leucoryphusRare/Accidental Endangered
247White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster 
248Lesser Fish-EagleHaliaeetus humilisNear-threatened
249Gray-headed Fish-EagleHaliaeetus ichthyaetusNear-threatened
250Common BuzzardButeo buteo 
251Eastern BuzzardButeo japonicus 
 STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae  
252Australasian Grass-OwlTyto longimembris 
253Barn OwlTyto alba 
254Oriental Bay-OwlPhodilus badius 
 STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae  
255Mountain Scops-OwlOtus spilocephalus 
256Collared Scops-OwlOtus lettia 
257Sunda Scops-OwlOtus lempiji 
258Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia 
259Buffy Fish-OwlKetupa ketupu 
260Brown Fish-OwlKetupa zeylonensis 
261Tawny Fish-OwlKetupa flavipes 
262Spot-bellied Eagle-OwlKetupa nipalensis 
263Asian Barred OwletGlaucidium cuculoides 
264Collared OwletTaenioptynx brodiei 
265Spotted OwletAthene brama 
266Spotted Wood-OwlStrix seloputo 
267Brown Wood-OwlStrix leptogrammica 
268Long-eared OwlAsio otusRare/Accidental
269Brown BoobookNinox scutulata 
 TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae  
270Red-headed TrogonHarpactes erythrocephalus 
271Orange-breasted TrogonHarpactes oreskios 
 BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae  
272Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epops 
 BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae  
273Great HornbillBuceros bicornisVulnerable
274Brown HornbillAnorrhinus austeniNear-threatened
275Oriental Pied-HornbillAnthracoceros albirostris 
276Rufous-necked HornbillAceros nipalensisVulnerable
277Wreathed HornbillRhyticeros undulatusVulnerable
 CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae  
278Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis 
279Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting 
280Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca 
281Banded KingfisherLacedo pulchella 
282Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensis 
283Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda 
284White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis 
285Black-capped KingfisherHalcyon pileataVulnerable
286Collared KingfisherTodiramphus chloris 
287Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis 
 CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae  
288Blue-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis athertoni 
289Asian Green Bee-eaterMerops orientalis 
290Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridis 
291Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus 
292Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti 
 CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae  
293Indochinese RollerCoracias affinis 
294DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis 
 PICIFORMES: Megalaimidae  
295Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus 
296Blue-eared BarbetPsilopogon duvaucelii 
297Great BarbetPsilopogon virens 
298Red-vented BarbetPsilopogon lagrandieri 
299Green-eared BarbetPsilopogon faiostrictus 
300Lineated BarbetPsilopogon lineatus 
301Golden-throated BarbetPsilopogon franklinii 
302Necklaced BarbetPsilopogon auricularis 
303Moustached BarbetPsilopogon incognitus 
304Blue-throated BarbetPsilopogon asiaticus 
305Indochinese BarbetPsilopogon annamensis 
 PICIFORMES: Picidae  
306Eurasian WryneckJynx torquilla 
307Speckled PiculetPicumnus innominatus 
308White-browed PiculetSasia ochracea 
309Heart-spotted WoodpeckerHemicircus canente 
310Gray-capped Pygmy WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus 
311Yellow-crowned WoodpeckerLeiopicus mahrattensis 
312Rufous-bellied WoodpeckerDendrocopos hyperythrus 
313Freckle-breasted WoodpeckerDendrocopos analis 
314Stripe-breasted WoodpeckerDendrocopos atratus 
315Bay WoodpeckerBlythipicus pyrrhotis 
316Greater FlamebackChrysocolaptes guttacristatus
317Rufous WoodpeckerMicropternus brachyurus 
318Black-and-buff WoodpeckerMeiglyptes jugularis 
319Pale-headed WoodpeckerGecinulus grantia 
320Common FlamebackDinopium javanense 
321Lesser YellownapePicus chlorolophus 
322Streak-throated WoodpeckerPicus xanthopygaeus 
323Red-collared WoodpeckerPicus rabieriNear-threatened
324Laced WoodpeckerPicus vittatus 
325Gray-headed WoodpeckerPicus canus 
326Black-headed WoodpeckerPicus erythropygius 
327Greater YellownapeChrysophlegma flavinucha 
328Great Slaty WoodpeckerMulleripicus pulverulentusVulnerable
329White-bellied WoodpeckerDryocopus javensis 
 FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae  
330Pied FalconetMicrohierax melanoleucos 
331Collared FalconetMicrohierax caerulescens 
332White-rumped FalconNeohierax insignisNear-threatened
333Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculus 
334Amur FalconFalco amurensis 
335Oriental HobbyFalco severus 
336Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus 
 PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae  
337Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatriaNear-threatened
338Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameriIntroduced species
339Gray-headed ParakeetPsittacula finschiiNear-threatened
340Blossom-headed ParakeetPsittacula roseataNear-threatened
341Red-breasted ParakeetPsittacula alexandriNear-threatened
342Vernal Hanging-ParrotLoriculus vernalis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Eurylaimidae  
343Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae 
344Dusky BroadbillCorydon sumatranus 
345Silver-breasted BroadbillSerilophus lunatus 
346Black-and-red BroadbillCymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
347Banded BroadbillEurylaimus javanicus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pittidae  
348Rusty-naped PittaHydrornis oatesi 
349Blue-rumped PittaHydrornis soror 
350Blue PittaHydrornis cyaneus 
351Bar-bellied PittaHydrornis elliotii 
352Blue-winged PittaPitta moluccensis 
353Fairy PittaPitta nymphaVulnerable
354Hooded PittaPitta sordida 
 PASSERIFORMES: Acanthizidae  
355Golden-bellied GerygoneGerygone sulphurea 
 PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae  
356Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeus 
357Gray-chinned MinivetPericrocotus solaris 
358Short-billed MinivetPericrocotus brevirostris 
359Long-tailed MinivetPericrocotus ethologus 
360Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus 
361Ashy MinivetPericrocotus divaricatus 
362Brown-rumped MinivetPericrocotus cantonensis 
363Rosy MinivetPericrocotus roseus 
364Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei 
365Black-winged CuckooshrikeLalage melaschistos 
366Indochinese CuckooshrikeLalage polioptera 
 PASSERIFORMES: Vireonidae  
367Black-headed Shrike-BabblerPteruthius rufiventer 
368White-browed Shrike-BabblerPteruthius aeralatus 
369Clicking Shrike-BabblerPteruthius intermedius 
370White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pachycephalidae  
371Mangrove WhistlerPachycephala cinerea 
 PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae  
372Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis 
373Slender-billed OrioleOriolus tenuirostris 
374Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus 
375Maroon OrioleOriolus traillii 
 PASSERIFORMES: Artamidae  
376Ashy WoodswallowArtamus fuscus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Vangidae  
377Large WoodshrikeTephrodornis virgatus 
378Common WoodshrikeTephrodornis pondicerianus 
379Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Aegithinidae  
380Common IoraAegithina tiphia 
381Great IoraAegithina lafresnayei 
 PASSERIFORMES: Rhipiduridae  
382Malaysian Pied-FantailRhipidura javanica 
383White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis 
384White-browed FantailRhipidura aureola 
 PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae  
385Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus 
386Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus 
387Crow-billed DrongoDicrurus annectens 
388Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus 
389Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remifer 
390Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottus 
391Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae  
392Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea 
393Japanese Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone atrocaudataNear-threatened
394Amur Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone incei 
395Blyth’s Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone affinis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae  
396Tiger ShrikeLanius tigrinus 
397Brown ShrikeLanius cristatus 
398Burmese ShrikeLanius collurioides 
399Long-tailed ShrikeLanius schach 
400Gray-backed ShrikeLanius tephronotus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae  
401Eurasian JayGarrulus glandarius 
402Red-billed Blue-MagpieUrocissa erythroryncha 
403White-winged MagpieUrocissa whiteheadi 
404Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensis 
405Indochinese Green-MagpieCissa hypoleuca 
406Rufous TreepieDendrocitta vagabunda 
407Collared TreepieDendrocitta frontalis 
408Racket-tailed TreepieCrypsirina temia 
409Ratchet-tailed TreepieTemnurus temnurus 
410Oriental MagpiePica serica 
411House CrowCorvus splendensIntroduced species
412Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos 
 PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae  
413Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Paridae  
414Yellow-browed TitSylviparus modestus 
415Green-backed TitParus monticolus 
416Cinereous TitParus cinereus 
417Japanese TitParus minor 
418Yellow-cheeked TitMachlolophus spilonotus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae  
419Horsfield’s BushlarkMirafra javanica 
420Indochinese BushlarkMirafra erythrocephala 
421Oriental SkylarkAlauda gulgula 
 PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae  
422Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius 
423Dark-necked TailorbirdOrthotomus atrogularis 
424Ashy TailorbirdOrthotomus ruficeps 
425Annam PriniaPrinia rocki 
426Brown PriniaPrinia polychroa 
427Hill PriniaPrinia superciliaris 
428Rufescent PriniaPrinia rufescens 
429Gray-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii 
430Yellow-bellied PriniaPrinia flaviventris 
431Plain PriniaPrinia inornata 
432Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis 
433Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae  
434Thick-billed WarblerArundinax aedon 
435Black-browed Reed WarblerAcrocephalus bistrigiceps 
436Blunt-winged WarblerAcrocephalus concinens 
437Manchurian Reed WarblerAcrocephalus tangorumRare/Accidental Vulnerable
438Oriental Reed WarblerAcrocephalus orientalis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae  
439Pallas’s Grasshopper WarblerHelopsaltes certhiola 
440Lanceolated WarblerLocustella lanceolata 
441Chinese Bush WarblerLocustella tacsanowskia 
442Dalat Bush WarblerLocustella idoneaEndemic (country/region)
443Striated GrassbirdCincloramphus palustris 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pnoepygidae  
444Pygmy CupwingPnoepyga pusilla 
 PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae  
445Gray-throated MartinRiparia chinensis 
446Bank SwallowRiparia riparia 
447Dusky Crag-MartinPtyonoprogne concolor 
448Barn SwallowHirundo rustica 
449Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithii 
450Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica 
451Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica 
452Striated SwallowCecropis striolata 
453Rufous-bellied SwallowCecropis badia 
454Common House-MartinDelichon urbicum 
455Asian House-MartinDelichon dasypus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae  
456Black-headed BulbulBrachypodius melanocephalos
457Black-crested BulbulRubigula flaviventris 
458Striated BulbulPycnonotus striatus 
459Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus 
460Light-vented BulbulPycnonotus sinensis 
461Sooty-headed BulbulPycnonotus aurigaster 
462Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni 
463Flavescent BulbulPycnonotus flavescens 
464Yellow-vented BulbulPycnonotus goiavier 
465Streak-eared BulbulPycnonotus conradi 
466Ochraceous BulbulAlophoixus ochraceus 
467Puff-throated BulbulAlophoixus pallidus 
468Gray-eyed BulbulIole propinqua 
469Black BulbulHypsipetes leucocephalus 
470Ashy BulbulHemixos flavala 
471Chestnut BulbulHemixos castanonotus 
472Mountain BulbulIxos mcclellandii 
473Streaked BulbulIxos malaccensisNear-threatened
 PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae  
474Ashy-throated WarblerPhylloscopus maculipennis 
475Yellow-browed WarblerPhylloscopus inornatus 
476Hume’s WarblerPhylloscopus humei 
477Pallas’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus proregulus 
478Radde’s WarblerPhylloscopus schwarzi 
479Dusky WarblerPhylloscopus fuscatus 
480Eastern Crowned WarblerPhylloscopus coronatus 
481White-spectacled WarblerPhylloscopus intermedius 
482Gray-cheeked WarblerPhylloscopus poliogenys 
483Gray-crowned WarblerPhylloscopus tephrocephalus 
484Alström’s WarblerPhylloscopus soror 
485Greenish WarblerPhylloscopus trochiloides 
486Two-barred WarblerPhylloscopus plumbeitarsus 
487Pale-legged Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus tenellipes 
488Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis 
489Chestnut-crowned WarblerPhylloscopus castaniceps 
490Blyth’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus reguloides 
491Claudia’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus claudiae 
492Davison’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus intensior 
493Kloss’s Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus ogilviegranti 
 PASSERIFORMES: Scotocercidae  
494Pale-footed Bush WarblerUrosphena pallidipes 
495Asian StubtailUrosphena squameiceps 
496Gray-bellied TesiaTesia cyaniventer 
497Yellow-bellied WarblerAbroscopus superciliaris 
498Mountain TailorbirdPhyllergates cucullatus 
499Manchurian Bush WarblerHorornis canturians 
 PASSERIFORMES: Aegithalidae  
500Black-throated TitAegithalos concinnus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae  
501Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense 
502Indochinese FulvettaFulvetta danisi 
503Black-headed ParrotbillPsittiparus margaritaeEndemic (country/region) 
Vulnerable
 PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae  
504Black-chinned YuhinaYuhina nigrimenta 
505Stripe-throated YuhinaYuhina gularis 
506Chestnut-flanked White-eyeZosterops erythropleurus 
507Swinhoe’s White-eyeZosterops simplex 
508Indian White-eyeZosterops palpebrosus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Timaliidae  
509Chestnut-capped BabblerTimalia pileata 
510Gray-faced Tit-BabblerMixornis kelleyi 
511Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis 
512Rufous-capped BabblerCyanoderma ruficeps 
513Buff-chested BabblerCyanoderma ambiguum 
514Red-billed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus ochraceiceps 
515Streak-breasted Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus ruficollis 
516White-browed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus schisticeps 
517Large Scimitar-BabblerErythrogenys hypoleucos 
518Gray-throated BabblerStachyris nigriceps 
 PASSERIFORMES: Pellorneidae  
519Scaly-crowned BabblerMalacopteron cinereum 
520Collared BabblerGampsorhynchus torquatus 
521Black-crowned FulvettaSchoeniparus klossiEndemic (country/region)
522Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps 
523Spot-throated BabblerPellorneum albiventre 
524Buff-breasted BabblerPellorneum tickelli 
525Abbott’s BabblerMalacocincla abbotti 
526Streaked Wren-BabblerGypsophila brevicaudata 
527Eyebrowed Wren-BabblerNapothera epilepidota 
528Short-tailed Scimitar-BabblerNapothera danjouiNear-threatened
 PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae  
529Black-browed FulvettaAlcippe grotei 
530Mountain FulvettaAlcippe peracensis 
531Vietnamese CutiaCutia legalleniEndemic (country/region)
 Near-threatened
532Gray-crowned CrociasLaniellus langbianisEndemic (country/region) 
Endangered
533Collared LaughingthrushTrochalopteron yersiniEndemic (country/region) 
Endangered
534Black-headed SibiaHeterophasia desgodinsi 
535Blue-winged MinlaActinodura cyanouroptera 
536Silver-eared MesiaLeiothrix argentauris 
537Rufous-backed SibiaLeioptila annectens 
538Orange-breasted LaughingthrushGarrulax annamensisEndemic (country/region)
539Chinese HwameiGarrulax canorus 
540Lesser Necklaced LaughingthrushGarrulax monileger 
541White-crested LaughingthrushGarrulax leucolophus 
542Black-hooded LaughingthrushGarrulax milletiEndemic (country/region)
543White-cheeked LaughingthrushPterorhinus vassali 
544Black-throated LaughingthrushPterorhinus chinensis 
545White-throated LaughingthrushPterorhinus albogularis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae  
546Burmese NuthatchSitta neglecta 
547Chestnut-vented NuthatchSitta nagaensis 
548Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis 
549Yellow-billed NuthatchSitta solangiaeNear-threatened
 PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae  
550Hume’s TreecreeperCerthia manipurensis 
 PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae  
551Asian Glossy StarlingAplonis panayensisRare/Accidental
552Golden-crested MynaAmpeliceps coronatus 
553Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa 
554European StarlingSturnus vulgaris 
555Daurian StarlingAgropsar sturninus 
556Black-collared StarlingGracupica nigricollis 
557White-shouldered StarlingSturnia sinensis 
558Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabarica 
559Red-billed StarlingSpodiopsar sericeus 
560Common MynaAcridotheres tristis 
561Vinous-breasted MynaAcridotheres leucocephalus 
562Great MynaAcridotheres grandis 
563Crested MynaAcridotheres cristatellus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae  
564White’s ThrushZoothera aurea 
565Scaly ThrushZoothera dauma 
566Green CochoaCochoa viridis 
567Siberian ThrushGeokichla sibirica 
568Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina 
569Chinese BlackbirdTurdus mandarinus 
570Gray-winged BlackbirdTurdus boulboul 
571Japanese ThrushTurdus cardis 
572Black-breasted ThrushTurdus dissimilis 
573Eyebrowed ThrushTurdus obscurus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae  
574Dark-sided FlycatcherMuscicapa sibirica 
575Ferruginous FlycatcherMuscicapa ferruginea 
576Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica 
577Brown-streaked FlycatcherMuscicapa williamsoni 
578Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis 
579White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus 
580Rufous-browed FlycatcherAnthipes solitaris 
581White-tailed FlycatcherCyornis concretus 
582Hainan Blue FlycatcherCyornis hainanus 
583Pale Blue FlycatcherCyornis unicolor 
584Chinese Blue FlycatcherCyornis glaucicomans 
585Hill Blue FlycatcherCyornis whitei 
586Indochinese Blue FlycatcherCyornis sumatrensis 
587Large NiltavaNiltava grandis 
588Blue-and-white FlycatcherCyanoptila cyanomelana 
589Zappey’s FlycatcherCyanoptila cumatilisRare/Accidental Near-threatened
590Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus 
591Lesser ShortwingBrachypteryx leucophris 
592Himalayan ShortwingBrachypteryx cruralis 
593Rufous-tailed RobinLarvivora sibilans 
594Siberian Blue RobinLarvivora cyane 
595White-bellied RedstartLuscinia phaenicuroidesRare/Accidental
596BluethroatLuscinia svecica 
597Blue Whistling-ThrushMyophonus caeruleus 
598White-crowned ForktailEnicurus leschenaulti 
599Spotted ForktailEnicurus maculatus 
600Slaty-backed ForktailEnicurus schistaceus 
601Siberian RubythroatCalliope calliope 
602White-tailed RobinMyiomela leucura 
603Red-flanked BluetailTarsiger cyanurus 
604Himalayan BluetailTarsiger rufilatus 
605Golden Bush-RobinTarsiger chrysaeus 
606Yellow-rumped FlycatcherFicedula zanthopygia 
607Green-backed FlycatcherFicedula elisae 
608Narcissus FlycatcherFicedula narcissinaRare/Accidental
609Mugimaki FlycatcherFicedula mugimaki 
610Slaty-blue FlycatcherFicedula tricolor 
611Snowy-browed FlycatcherFicedula hyperythra 
612Pygmy FlycatcherFicedula hodgsoni 
613Little Pied FlycatcherFicedula westermanni 
614Taiga FlycatcherFicedula albicilla 
615Red-breasted FlycatcherFicedula parva 
616White-throated Rock-ThrushMonticola gularis 
617Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius 
618Amur StonechatSaxicola stejnegeri 
619Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata 
620Gray BushchatSaxicola ferreus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Dicaeidae  
621Scarlet-breasted FlowerpeckerPrionochilus thoracicusNear-threatened
622Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agile 
623Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum 
624Yellow-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum melanozanthum 
625Plain FlowerpeckerDicaeum minullum 
626Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus 
627Scarlet-backed FlowerpeckerDicaeum cruentatum 
 PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae  
628Ruby-cheeked SunbirdChalcoparia singalensis 
629Brown-throated SunbirdAnthreptes malacensis 
630Van Hasselt’s SunbirdLeptocoma brasiliana 
631Copper-throated SunbirdLeptocoma calcostetha 
632Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticus 
633Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis 
634Black-throated SunbirdAethopyga saturata 
635Mrs. Gould’s SunbirdAethopyga gouldiae 
636Green-tailed SunbirdAethopyga nipalensis 
637Crimson SunbirdAethopyga siparaja 
638Fork-tailed SunbirdAethopyga christinae 
639Purple-naped SpiderhunterKurochkinegramma hypogrammicum
640Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra 
641Streaked SpiderhunterArachnothera magna 
 PASSERIFORMES: Irenidae  
642Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella 
 PASSERIFORMES: Chloropseidae  
643Blue-winged LeafbirdChloropsis cochinchinensis 
644Golden-fronted LeafbirdChloropsis aurifrons 
645Orange-bellied LeafbirdChloropsis hardwickii 
 PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae  
646Streaked WeaverPloceus manyar 
647Baya WeaverPloceus philippinus 
648Asian Golden WeaverPloceus hypoxanthusNear-threatened
 PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae  
649Java SparrowPadda oryzivoraIntroduced species Endangered
650Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata 
651White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata 
652White-bellied MuniaLonchura leucogastra 
653Chestnut MuniaLonchura atricapilla 
654White-headed MuniaLonchura maja 
655Pin-tailed ParrotfinchErythrura prasina 
656Red AvadavatAmandava amandava 
 PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae  
657House SparrowPasser domesticusRare/Accidental
658Plain-backed SparrowPasser flaveolus 
659Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae  
660Forest WagtailDendronanthus indicus 
661Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea 
662Eastern Yellow WagtailMotacilla tschutschensis 
663White WagtailMotacilla alba 
664Richard’s PipitAnthus richardi 
665Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus 
666Olive-backed PipitAnthus hodgsoni 
667Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinus 
 PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae  
668Brown BullfinchPyrrhula nipalensis 
669Oriental GreenfinchChloris sinica 
670Vietnamese GreenfinchChloris monguillotiEndemic (country/region)
671Red CrossbillLoxia curvirostra 
 PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae  
672Chestnut-eared BuntingEmberiza fucata 
673Yellow-breasted BuntingEmberiza aureolaCritically endangered

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