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| Last Updated:: 13/07/2017

Endemic Birds of India

Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

 

S. No.

Species Name

1

Andaman Teal Anas albogularis

2

Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri

3

Nicobar Serpent-Eagle Spilornis minimus

4

Andaman Serpent-eagle Spilornis elgini

5

Himalayan Quail Ophrysia superciliosa

6

Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis

7

Painted Bush-quail Perdicula erythrorhyncha

8

Manipur Bush-quail Perdicula manipurensis

9

Rock Bush-quail Perdicula argoondah

10

Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea

11

Painted Spurfowl Galloperdix lunulata

12

Grey Junglefowl Gallus sonneratii

13

Andaman Crake Rallina canningi

14

Jerdon’s Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus

15

Nilgiri Woodpigeon Columba elphinstonii

16

Andaman Woodpigeon Columba palumboides

17

Andaman Cuckoo-dove Macropygia rufipennis

18

Grey-fronted Green Pigeon Treron affinis

19

Andaman Green-pigeon Treron chloropterus

20

Nicobar Imperial-pigeon Ducula nicobarica

21

Malabar Parakeet Psittacula columboides

22

Nicobar Parakeet Psittacula caniceps

23

Andaman Coucal Centropus andamanensis (Centropus sinensis andamanensis)

24

Andaman Barn-owl Tyto deroepstorffi

25

Andaman Scops-owl Otus balli

26

Nicobar Scops-owl Otus alius

27

Mottled Wood-owl Strix ocellata.

28

Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti

29

Hume’s Hawk-owl Ninox obscura

30

Andaman Hawk-owl Ninox affinis

31

Andaman Nightjar Caprimulgus andamanicus

32

Malabar Grey Hornbill Ocyceros griseus

33

Narcondam Hornbill Aceros narcondami

34

White-cheeked Barbet Megalaima viridis

35

Malabar Barbet Megalaima malabarica

36

Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei

37

Malabar Lark Galerida malabarica

38

Sykes’s Lark Galerida deva

39

Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis

40

Andaman Cuckooshrike Coracina striata Coracina dobsoni

41

Malabar Woodshrike Tephrodornis sylvicola

42

White-spotted Fantail Rhipidura albogularis

43

Grey-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus priocephalus

44

Andaman Bulbul Pycnonotus fuscoflavescens

45

Flame-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus gularis

46

Yellow-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus

47

Nicobar Bulbul Hypsipetes nicobariensis

48

Nilgiri Thrush Zoothera neilgherriensis

49

Malabar Whistling-thrush Myiophonus horsfieldii

50

Nicobar Jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias nicobaricus

51

Black-and-orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa

52

Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus

53

White-bellied Blue Flycatcher Cyornis pallipes

54

Andaman Shama Copsychus albiventris

55

White-bellied Blue Robin Myiomela albiventris

56

Nilgiri Blue Robin Myiomela major

57

Wynaad Laughingthrush Dryonastes delesserti

58

Kerala Laughingthrush Garrulax fairbanki

59

Black-chinned  Laughingthrush  Trochalopteron cachinnans

60

Indian Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus[ schisticeps] horsfieldii

61

Mishmi Wren-babbler Spelaeornis badeigularis

62

Naga Wren-babbler (Austen’s Wren-Babbler) Spelaeornis chocolatinus

63

Tawny-breasted Wren-babbler Spelaeornis longicaudatus

64

Sikkim Wedge-billed Babbler Sphenocichla humei

65

Indian Rufous Babbler Turdoides subrufa

66

Indian Broad-tailed Grass-warbler Schoenicola platyurus

67

White-naped Tit Parus nuchalis

68

Indian Yellow Tit Parus aplonotus

69

Nilgiri Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor

70

Andaman Flowerpecker Dicaeum virescens

71

Small Sunbird Leptocoma minima

72

Vigors’s Sunbird Aethopyga vigorsii

73

Sillem’s Mountain-finch Leucosticte sillemi

74

Green Avadavat Amandava  formosa

75

Malabar White-headed Starling Sturnia blythii

76

Andaman White-headed Starling Sturnia erythropygia

77

Andaman Drongo Dicrurus andamanensis

78

White-bellied Treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra

79

Andaman Treepie Dendrocitta bayleyi

Birds endemic to the Andaman Islands (20 Species)

1

Andaman Teal Anas albogularis

2

Andaman Serpent-eagle Spilornis elgini

3

Andaman Crake Rallina canningi

4

Andaman Wood-pigeon Columba palumboides

5