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  Abundance Codes


Distribution range deducted from map, not actual record.


Present, abundance not determined.


Within its range, varying from common to occasional


Rare, wandered outside of its normal range but still may be expected from time to time. Normally between 10 - 100 records.


Vagrant, accidental, species far out of its normal distribution range. >10 observations.


Introduced species.


Not verified.




Extinct in country

Status of Permanence Codes


Resident, present  year around.


Nests in the area but absent during part of the year.


Migrant, non-breeding. May spend a short period or the entire winter.


Wintering; stays in the area, while its primary nesting range is elsewhere.


National endemic.


National bird.

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XX Species full name Birds CNN
  Arborophila ardens Hainan Partridge R
  Francolinus pintadeanus Chinese Francolin R
  Aix galericulata Mandarin Duck M
  Anas clypeata Northern Shoveler M
  Anas crecca Common Teal M
  Anas falcata Falcated Teal M
  Anas formosa Baikal Teal M
  Anas penelope Eurasian Wigeon M
  Anas platyrhynchos Mallard M
  Anas poecilorhyncha Spot-billed Duck M
  Anas querquedula Garganey R
  Aythya ferina Common Pochard M
  Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck M
  Mergus merganser Common Merganser M
  Nettapus coromandelianus Cotton Pygmy-Goose R
  Tadorna ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck R
  Tadorna tadorna Common Shelduck M
  Turnix sylvatica Small Buttonquail R
  Dendrocopos canicapillus Grey-capped Woodpecker R
  Dendrocopos major Great Spotted Woodpecker R
  Jynx torquilla Eurasian Wryneck M
  Picus canus Grey-faced Woodpecker R
  Harpactes erythrocephalus Red-headed Trogon R
  Alcedo hercules Blyth's Kingfisher R
  Ceyx erithacus Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher R
  Halcyon pileata Black-capped Kingfisher R
  Halcyon smyrnensis White-throated Kingfisher R
  Megaceryle lugubris Crested Kingfisher R
  Merops philippinus Blue-tailed Bee-eater R
  Merops viridis Blue-throated Bee-eater R
  Chrysococcyx maculatus Asian Emerald Cuckoo R
  Cuculus canorus Common Cuckoo R
  Cuculus micropterus Indian Cuckoo R
  Cuculus poliocephalus Lesser Cuckoo R
  Cuculus saturatus Oriental Cuckoo R
  Eudynamys scolopacea Asian Koel R
  Phaenicophaeus tristis Green-billed Malkoha R
  Centropus bengalensis Lesser Coucal R
  Centropus sinensis Greater Coucal R
  Psittacula alexandri Red-breasted Parakeet R
  Apus affinis Little Swift R
  Apus pacificus Fork-tailed Swift R
  Cypsiurus balasiensis Asian Palm-Swift R
  Hirundapus cochinchinensis Silver-backed Needletail R
  Phodilus badius Oriental Bay-Owl R
  Asio flammeus Short-eared Owl M
  Bubo bubo Eurasian Eagle-Owl R
  Glaucidium brodiei Collared Owlet R
  Glaucidium cuculoides Asian Barred Owlet R
  Ketupa zeylonensis Brown Fish-Owl R
  Ninox scutulata Brown Boobook R
  Otus bakkamoena Indian Scops-Owl R
  Otus spilocephalus Mountain Scops-Owl R
  Strix aluco Tawny Owl R
  Strix leptogrammica Brown Wood-Owl R
  Caprimulgus indicus Grey Nightjar M
  Caprimulgus macrurus Large-tailed Nightjar R
  Chalcophaps indica Emerald Dove R
  Columba punicea Pale-capped Pigeon R
  Ducula aenea Green Imperial-Pigeon R
  Ducula badia Mountain Imperial-Pigeon R
  Streptopelia chinensis Spotted Dove R
  Streptopelia orientalis Oriental Turtle-Dove R
  Streptopelia tranquebarica Red Collared-Dove R
  Treron bicincta Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon R
  Treron curvirostra Thick-billed Green-Pigeon R
  Grus grus Common Crane M
  Amaurornis phoenicurus White-breasted Waterhen R
  Fulica atra Common Coot M
  Gallicrex cinerea Watercock R
  Gallinula chloropus Common Moorhen R
  Porzana fusca Ruddy-breasted Crake R
  Rallina eurizonoides Slaty-legged Crake R
  Rallus aquaticus Water Rail M
  Actitis hypoleucos Common Sandpiper M
  Arenaria interpres Ruddy Turnstone M
  Calidris acuminata Sharp-tailed Sandpiper M
  Calidris alba Sanderling M
  Calidris alpina Dunlin M
  Calidris canutus Red Knot M
  Calidris ferruginea Curlew Sandpiper M
  Calidris ruficollis Red-necked Stint M
  Calidris subminuta Long-toed Stint M
  Calidris temminckii Temminck's Stint M
  Calidris tenuirostris Great Knot M
  Gallinago gallinago Common Snipe M
  Gallinago stenura Pintail Snipe M
  Limicola falcinellus Broad-billed Sandpiper M
  Limosa lapponica Bar-tailed Godwit M
  Limosa limosa Black-tailed Godwit M
  Numenius arquata Eurasian Curlew M
  Numenius madagascariensis Far Eastern Curlew M
  Phalaropus lobatus Red-necked Phalarope M
  Tringa erythropus Spotted Redshank M
  Tringa glareola Wood Sandpiper M
  Tringa guttifer Nordmann's Greenshank M
  Tringa nebularia Common Greenshank M
  Tringa ochropus Green Sandpiper M
  Tringa stagnatilis Marsh Sandpiper M
  Tringa totanus Common Redshank M
  Rostratula benghalensis Greater Painted-snipe R
  Hydrophasianus chirurgus Pheasant-tailed Jacana R
  Charadrius alexandrinus Kentish Plover R
  Charadrius leschenaultii Greater Sand Plover M
  Charadrius placidus Long-billed Plover M
  Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden-Plover M
  Pluvialis squatarola Grey Plover M
  Vanellus cinereus Grey-headed Lapwing M
  Vanellus duvaucelii River Lapwing R
  Vanellus vanellus Northern Lapwing M
  Chlidonias hybridus Whiskered Tern R
  Larus crassirostris Black-tailed Gull M
  Larus ridibundus Black-headed Gull M
  Larus saundersi Saunders's Gull M
  Stercorarius longicaudus Long-tailed Jaeger R
  Sterna albifrons Little Tern R
  Sterna anaethetus Bridled Tern R
  Sterna caspia Caspian Tern R
  Sterna dougallii Roseate Tern R
  Sterna hirundo Common Tern M
  Sterna sumatrana Black-naped Tern R
  Accipiter badius Shikra R
  Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk M
  Accipiter nisus Eurasian Sparrowhawk M
  Accipiter soloensis Chinese Goshawk R
  Accipiter trivirgatus Crested Goshawk R
  Accipiter virgatus Besra R
  Aquila chrysaetos Golden Eagle R
  Aquila nipalensis Steppe Eagle M
  Aviceda jerdoni Jerdon's Baza R
  Butastur indicus Grey-faced Buzzard M
  Buteo buteo Common Buzzard M
  Circus macrourus Pallid Harrier R
  Circus melanoleucos Pied Harrier M
  Circus spilonotus Eastern Marsh-Harrier M
  Haliaeetus leucogaster White-bellied Sea-Eagle R
  Haliastur indus Brahminy Kite R
  Hieraaetus fasciatus Bonelli's Eagle R
  Hieraaetus kienerii Rufous-bellied Eagle R
  Ichthyophaga humilis Lesser Fish-Eagle M
  Milvus lineatus Black-eared Kite R
  Pernis ptilorhyncus Oriental Honey-buzzard M
  Spilornis cheela Crested Serpent-Eagle R
  Falco amurensis Amur Falcon M
  Falco subbuteo Eurasian Hobby R
  Falco tinnunculus Common Kestrel R
  Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe M
  Podiceps nigricollis Black-necked Grebe M
  Tachybaptus ruficollis Little Grebe R
  Phaethon aethereus Red-billed Tropicbird R
  Phalacrocorax carbo Great Cormorant R
  Ardea cinerea Grey Heron R
  Ardea purpurea Purple Heron R
  Ardeola bacchus Chinese Pond-Heron R
  Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret R
  Butorides striatus Striated Heron R
  Egretta eulophotes Chinese Egret R
  Egretta garzetta Little Egret R
  Egretta sacra Pacific Reef-Egret R
  Gorsachius magnificus White-eared Night-Heron R
  Gorsachius melanolophus Malayan Night-Heron R
  Ixobrychus cinnamomeus Cinnamon Bittern R
  Ixobrychus eurhythmus Schrenck's Bittern R
  Ixobrychus sinensis Yellow Bittern R
  Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-Heron R
  Platalea minor Black-faced Spoonbill M
  Pelecanus philippensis Spot-billed Pelican M
  Ciconia nigra Black Stork M
  Mycteria leucocephala Painted Stork R
  Fregata minor Great Frigatebird R
  Bulweria bulwerii Bulwer's Petrel R
  Calonectris leucomelas Streaked Shearwater M
  Oceanodroma monorhis Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel M
  Puffinus pacificus Wedge-tailed Shearwater R
  Pitta nympha Fairy Pitta R
  Pitta soror Blue-rumped Pitta R
  Serilophus lunatus Silver-breasted Broadbill R
  Lanius cristatus Brown Shrike M
  Lanius schach Long-tailed Shrike R
  Artamus fuscus Ashy Woodswallow R
  Cissa hypoleuca Yellow-breasted Magpie R
  Coracina macei Large Cuckooshrike R
  Coracina melaschistos Black-winged Cuckooshrike R
  Corvus frugilegus Rook R
  Dendrocitta formosae Grey Treepie R
  Dicrurus aeneus Bronzed Drongo R
  Dicrurus annectans Crow-billed Drongo R
  Dicrurus hottentottus Hair-crested Drongo R
  Dicrurus leucophaeus Ashy Drongo R
  Dicrurus macrocercus Black Drongo R
  Dicrurus paradiseus Greater Racket-tailed Drongo R
  Garrulus glandarius Eurasian Jay R
  Hypothymis azurea Black-naped Monarch R
  Oriolus chinensis Black-naped Oriole R
  Oriolus traillii Maroon Oriole R
  Pericrocotus solaris Grey-chinned Minivet R
  Pica pica Black-billed Magpie R
  Rhipidura albicollis White-throated Fantail R
  Temnurus temnurus Ratchet-tailed Treepie R
  Tephrodornis gularis Large Woodshrike R
  Terpsiphone paradisi Asian Paradise-Flycatcher R
  Urocissa erythrorhyncha Blue Magpie R
  Urocissa whiteheadi White-winged Magpie R
  Brachypteryx montana White-browed Shortwing R
  Chaimarrornis leucocephalus White-capped Water-Redstart M
  Copsychus malabaricus White-rumped Shama R
  Copsychus saularis Oriental Magpie-Robin R
  Cyanoptila cyanomelana Blue-and-white Flycatcher M
  Enicurus scouleri Little Forktail R
  Ficedula hyperythra Snowy-browed Flycatcher R
  Ficedula parva Red-breasted Flycatcher M
  Ficedula zanthopygia Yellow-rumped Flycatcher R
  Luscinia calliope Siberian Rubythroat M
  Luscinia cyane Siberian Blue Robin M
  Luscinia sibilans Rufous-tailed Robin M
  Luscinia svecica Bluethroat M
  Monticola rufiventris Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush R
  Monticola solitarius Blue Rock-Thrush R
  Muscicapa dauurica Asian Brown Flycatcher M
  Muscicapa sibirica Dark-sided Flycatcher M
  Myophoneus caeruleus Blue Whistling-Thrush R
  Niltava davidi Fujian Niltava R
  Phoenicurus auroreus Daurian Redstart M
  Rhyacornis fuliginosus Plumbeous Water-Redstart R
  Saxicola ferrea Grey Bushchat R
  Saxicola torquata Common Stonechat M
  Tarsiger cyanurus Red-flanked Bluetail M
  Turdus chrysolaus Brown-headed Thrush M
  Turdus merula Eurasian Blackbird R
  Turdus naumanni Dusky Thrush M
  Turdus obscurus Eyebrowed Thrush M
  Zoothera citrina Orange-headed Thrush R
  Zoothera dauma Scaly Thrush R
  Zoothera sibirica Siberian Thrush M
  Acridotheres cristatellus Crested Myna R
  Gracula religiosa Hill Myna R
  Sturnus cineraceus White-cheeked Starling M
  Sturnus sturninus Purple-backed Starling M
  Sitta solangiae Yellow-billed Nuthatch R
  Parus major Great Tit R
  Aegithalos concinnus Black-throated Tit R
  Delichon dasypus Asian House-Martin M
  Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow R
  Riparia riparia Sand Martin M
  Hemixos castanonotus Chestnut Bulbul R
  Hypsipetes mcclellandii Mountain Bulbul R
  Pycnonotus sinensis Light-vented Bulbul M
  Cisticola juncidis Zitting Cisticola R
  Prinia flaviventris Yellow-bellied Prinia R
  Prinia inornata Plain Prinia R
  Zosterops japonicus Japanese White-eye R
  Abroscopus albogularis Rufous-faced Warbler R
  Acrocephalus orientalis Oriental Reed-Warbler M
  Alcippe brunnea Dusky Fulvetta R
  Alcippe cinereiceps Streak-throated Fulvetta R
  Alcippe morrisonia Grey-cheeked Fulvetta R
  Babax lanceolatus Chinese Babax R
  Cettia canturians Manchurian Bush-Warbler M
  Garrulax canorus Hwamei R
  Garrulax monileger Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush R
  Garrulax pectoralis Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush R
  Garrulax sannio White-browed Laughingthrush R
  Graminicola bengalensis Rufous-rumped Grassbird R
  Leiothrix lutea Red-billed Mesia R
  Locustella lanceolata Lanceolated Warbler M
  Minla cyanouroptera Blue-winged Minla R
  Minla ignotincta Red-tailed Minla R
  Napothera epilepidota Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler R
  Orthotomus sutorius Common Tailorbird R
  Paradoxornis gularis Grey-headed Parrotbill R
  Paradoxornis webbianus Vinous-throated Parrotbill R
  Phylloscopus borealis Arctic Warbler M
  Phylloscopus coronatus Eastern Crowned-Warbler M
  Phylloscopus fuscatus Dusky Warbler M
  Phylloscopus proregulus Pallas's Leaf-Warbler M
  Phylloscopus reguloides Blyth's Leaf-Warbler R
  Phylloscopus schwarzi Radde's Warbler M
  Phylloscopus subviridis Brooks's Leaf-Warbler M
  Pnoepyga pusilla Pygmy Wren-Babbler R
  Pomatorhinus ruficollis Streak-breasted Scimitar-Babbler R
  Pteruthius flaviscapis White-browed Shrike-Babbler R
  Stachyris ruficeps Rufous-capped Babbler R
  Urosphena squameiceps Asian Stubtail M
  Yuhina castaniceps Striated Yuhina R
  Yuhina nigrimenta Black-chinned Yuhina R
  Alauda arvensis Sky Lark M
  Alauda gulgula Oriental Sky Lark R
  Aethopyga christinae Fork-tailed Sunbird R
  Dicaeum igniferum Black-fronted Flowerpecker R
  Nectarinia jugularis Olive-backed Sunbird R
  Amandava amandava Red Avadavat R
  Anthus cervinus Red-throated Pipit M
  Anthus hodgsoni Olive-backed Pipit M
  Anthus richardi Richard's Pipit M
  Anthus rubescens American Pipit M
  Anthus sylvanus Upland Pipit R
  Dendronanthus indicus Forest Wagtail M
  Lonchura malacca Indian Black-headed Munia R
  Lonchura punctulata Scaly-breasted Munia R
  Lonchura striata White-rumped Munia R
  Motacilla alba White Wagtail R
  Motacilla cinerea Grey Wagtail M
  Motacilla citreola Citrine Wagtail M
  Motacilla flava Yellow Wagtail M
  Passer montanus Eurasian Tree Sparrow R
  Carduelis sinica Grey-capped Greenfinch R
  Emberiza aureola Yellow-breasted Bunting M
  Emberiza chrysophrys Yellow-browed Bunting M
  Emberiza cioides Meadow Bunting R
  Emberiza pusilla Little Bunting M
  Emberiza rutila Chestnut Bunting M
  Eophona migratoria Yellow-billed Grosbeak M