Bird List
PINTAIL SNIPE - Gallinago stenura
COMMON SNIPE - Gallinago gallinago
JACK SNIPE - Lymnicryptes minimus
BLACK TAILED GODWIT - Limosa limosa
BAR-TAILED GODWIT - Limosa lapponica
WHIMBREL - Numenius phaeopus
EURASIAN CURLEW - Numenius arquata
SPOTTED REDSHANK - Tringa erythropus
COMMON REDSHANK - Tringa totanus
MARSH SANDPIPER - Tringa stagnatilis
COMMON GREEN SHANK - Tringa nebularia
GREEN SANDPIPER - Tringa ochropus
WOOD SANDPIPER - Tringa glareola
TEREK SANDPIPER - Xenus cinereus
COMMON SANDPIPER - Actitis hypoleucos
RUDDY TURNSTONE - Arenaria interpres
GREAT KNOT - Calidris tenuirostris
SANDERLING - Caldris alba
LITTLE STINT - Caldris minuta
TEMMINCK'S STINT - Calidris temminckii
DUNLIN - Calidris alpina
CURLEW SANDPIPER - Tryngites subruficollis
BROAD BILLED SANDPIPER - Limicola falcinellus
RUFF - Philomachus pugnax
GREATER PAINTED SNIPE - Rostratula benghalensis
EURASIAN OYSTERCATCHER - Haematopus ostralegus
BLACK WINGED STILT - Himantopus himantopus
PIED AVOCET - Recurvirostra avosetta
PHEASANT-TAILED JACANA - Hydrophasianus chirurgus
BRONZE WINGED JACANA - Metopidius indicus
GREAT THICK KNEE - Esacus recurvirostris
COLLARED PRATINCOLE - Glareola pratincola
ORIENTAL PRATINCOLE - Glareola maldivarum
SMALL PRATINCOLE - Glareola lactea
PACIFIC GOLDEN PLOVER - Pluuvialis fulva
GREY PLOVER - Pluvialis squatarola
COMMON RINGED PLOVER - Charadrius hiaticus
LITTLE RINGED PLOVER - Charadrius placidus
KENTISH PLOVER - Charadrius alexandrinus
LESSER SAND PLOVER - Charadrius monogolus
GREATER SAND PLOVER - Charadrius leschenaultii
YELLOW WATTLED LIAPWING - Vanellus malabraricus
RED WATTLED LAPWING - Vanellus indicus
GREY HEADED LAPWING - Vanellus cinereus
HEUGLIN'S GULL - Larus heuglini
PALLA'S GULL - Larus ichthyaetus
BROWN HEADED GULL - Larus brunnicephalgs
BLACK HEADED GULL - Larus riribundus
SLENDER BILLED GULL - Larus genei
GULL BILLED TERN - Gelochelidon knilotica
RIVER TERN - Sterna aurantia
LESSER CRESTED TERN - Sterna bengalensis
GREAT CRESTED TERN - Sterna bergii
SANDWITCH TERN - Sterna sandvicensis
COMMON TERN - Sterna hirundo
LITTLE TERN - Sterna albifrons
WHISKERED TERN - Chlidonias hybraldus
WHITE WINGED TERN - Chlidonias leucopterus
LITTLE EGRET - Egretta garzetta
WESTERN REEF EGRET - Egretta gularis
GREAT EGRET - Casmerodius albus
INTERMEDIATE EGRET - Mesophoyx intermedia
CATTLE EGRET - Bubulcus ibid
INDIAN POND HERON - Ardeola grayii
GREY HERON - Ardea cinerea
PURPLE HERON - Ardea purpurea
LITTLE HERON - Butorides stratus
BLACK- CROWNED NIGHT HERON - Nycticorax nycticorax
YELLOW BITTERN - Ixobrychus sinensis
BLACK BITTERN - Dupetor flavicollis
CINNAMON BITTERN - Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
GLOSSY IBIS - Plegadis falcinellus
BLACK HEADED IBIS - Threskiornis melanocephalus
EURASIAN SPOONBILL - Plataea leucorodia
ASIAN OPENBILL - Anastomus oscitans
WOOLLY-NECKED STORK - Ciconia episcopus
WHITE STORK - Ciconia ciconia
OSPREY - Pandion haliaetus
BLACK-SHOULDERED KITE - Elanus caeruleus
BLACK KITE - Milvus migrans
WHITE BELLIED SEA EAGLE - Haliaeetus leucogaster
EURASIAN MARSH HARRIER - Circus aeruginosus
INDIAN SPOTTED EAGLE - Aquila pomarina
GREATER SPOTTED EAGLE - Aquila clanga
STEPPE EAGLE - Aquila Nipalensis
COMMON KINGFISHER - Halcyon capensis
PIED KINGFISHER - Ceryle rudis
WHITE BREASTED KINGFISHER - Halcyon smyrnensis
BLACK CAPPED KINGFISHER - Halcyon pileata












CRESTED SERPENT EAGLE -Spilornis cheela
BLACK EAGLE - Ictinaetus malayensis
PALLID HARRIER - Circus macrourus
MONTAGU'S HARRIER - Circus pygargus
CRESTED GOSHAWK - Accipiter trivirgatus
SHIKRA - Accipiter badius
ORIENTAL HONEY BUZZARD - Pernis ptilorhyncus
WHITE EYED BUZZARD - Butastur teesa
BOTTED EAGLE - Hieraaetus pennatus
RUFOUS BELLIED EAGLE - Hieraaetus kienerii
CHANGEABLE HAWK EAGLE - Spizaetus cirrhatus
COMMON KESTREL - Falco tinnunculus
LESSER KESTREL - Falco naumanni
PEREGRINE FALCON - Falco peregrinus
RED SPURFOWL - Galloperdix spadicea
GREY JUNGLEFOWL - Gallus sonneratii
HEART SPOTTED WOODPECKER - Hemicircus canente
GREATER FLAMEBACK - Chrysocolaptes lucidus
BLACK RUMPED FLAMEBACK - Dinopium benghalense
COMMON FLAMEBACK - Dinopium javanense
LESSER YELLOWNAPE - Picus chlorolophus
WHITE NAPED WOODPECKER - Chrysocolaptes festivus
WHITE CHEEKED BARBET - Megalaima viridis
COPPERSMITH BARBET - Megalaima haemacephala
CRIMSON FRONTED BARBET - Megalaima rubricapilla
MALABAR GREY HORNBILL - Ocyceros griseus
MALABAR PIED HORNBILL - Anthracoceros coronatus
COMMON HOOPOE - Upupa epops
MALABAR TROGON - Harpactes fasciatus
EUROPEAN ROLLER - Coracias garrulus
INDIAN ROLLER - Coracias benghalensis
DOLLARBIRD - Eurystomus orientalis
GREEN BEE-EATER - Merops orientalis
BLUE-TAILED BEE-EATER- Merops philippinus
CHESTNUT- HEHDED BEE-EATER - Merops leschenaulti
PIED CUCKOO - Clamator jacobinus
COMMON HAWK CUCKOO - Hierococcyx varius
INDIAN CUCKOO - Cuculus micropterus
BANDED BAY CUCKOO - Cacomantis sonneratii
GREY BELLIED CUCKOO - Cacomantis passerinus
ASIAN KOEL - Eudynamys scolopacea
BLUE FACED MALKOHA - Phaenicophaeus viridirostris
GREATER COUCAL - Centropus sinensis
VERAL HANGING PARROT - Loriculus vernalis
PLUM HEADED PARAKEET - Posittacula cyanocephala
ROSE RINGED PARAKEET - Psittacula krameri
MALABAR PARAKEET - Psittacula columboides
INDIAN SWIFTLET - Collacalia unicolor
WHITE RUMPED NEEDLETAIL - Zoonavena sylvatica
BROWN BACKED NEEDLETAIL - Hirundapus giganteus
ASIAN PALM SWIFT - Cypsiurus balasiensis
HOUSE SWIFT - Apus affinis
CRESTED TREESWIFT - Hemiprocne coronata
ALPINE SWIFT - Tachymarptis melba
BLUE ROCK PIGEON - Columba livia
NILGIRI WOOD PIGEON - Columba elphinstonii
GREEN IMPERIAL PIGEON - Ducula aenea
MOUNTAIN IMPERIAL PIGEON - Ducula badia
ORIENTAL TURTLE DOVE - Streptopelia orientalis
SPOTTED DOVE - Streptopelia chinensis
EMERALD DOVE - Chalcopha indica
POMPADOUR GREEN PIGEON - Teron pompador
ORANGE BREASTED GREEN PIGEON - Teron bicincta
YELLOW FOOTED GREEN PIGEON - Teron phoenicoptera
INDIAN PITTA - Pitta brachyura
ASIAN FAIRY BLUEBIRD - Irena puella
BLUE WINGED LEAFBIRD - Chloropsis cochinchinensis
GOLDEN FRONTED LEAFBIRD - Chloropsis aurifrons
BROWN SHRIKE - Lanius cristatus
BAY BACKED SHRIKE - Lanius vittatus
LONG TAILED SHRIKE - Lanius schach
RUFOUS TREEPIE - Dendrocitta vagabunda
WHITE BELLIED TREEPIE - Dendrocitta leucogastra
LARGE BILLED CROW - Corvus macrorhynchos
EURASIAN GOLDEN ORIOLE - Oriolus oriolus
BLACK NAPED ORIOLE - Oriolus chinensis
BLACK HOODED ORIOLE - Oriolus xanthornus
BLACK HEADED CUCKOOSHRIKE - Coracina melanoptera
ASHY WOODSWALLOW - Artamus fuscus
LARGE WOODSHRIKE - Coracina macei
SCARLET MINIVET - Pericrocotus flammeus
SMALL MINIVET - Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
BAR WINGED FLYCATCHER SHRIKE - Hemipus picatus
BLACK DRONGO - Dicrurus macrocercus
ASHY DRONGO - Dicrurus leucophaeus
BRONZED DRONGO - Dicrurus aeneus
GREATER RACKETAILED DRONGO - Dicrurus paradiseus
BARN OWL - Tyto alba
BROWN WOOD OWL - Strix leptogrammica
SPOTTED OWLET - Athene brama
JUNGLE OWLET - Glaucidium radiatum
BROWN HAWK OWL - Ninox scutulata
COLLARED SCOPS OWL - Otus bakkamoena
BROWN FISH OWL - Ketupa zeylonensis
MOTTLED WOOD OWL - Strix ocellata
SPANGLED DRINGO - Dicrurus hottentottus
BLACK NAPED MONARCH - Hypothymis azurea
ASIAN PARADISE FLYCATCHER - Tersiphone paradisi
COMMON IORA - Aegithina tiphia
LARGE WOODSHRIKE - Tephrodornise gularis
COMMON WOOD SHRIKE - Tephrodornise pondicerianus
BLACK CAPPED ROCK THRUSH - Monticola cinclorhynchus
MALABAR WHISTLING THRUSH - Myophonus horsfieldii
ORANGE HEADED THRUSH - Zoothera citrina
EURASIAN BLACK BIRD - Turdus merula
ASIAN BROWN FLYCATCHER - Muscicapa davurica
RUSTY TAILED FLYCATCHER - Muscicapa ruficauda
BROWN BREASTED FLYCATCHER - Muscicapa muttui
RED THROATED FLYCATCHER - Ficedula parva
BLACK AND ORANGE FLYCATCHER - Fiecedula nigrorufa
VERDITER FLYCATCHER - Eumyias thalassina
NILGIRI FLYCATCHER - Eumyias albicaudata
WHITE BELLIED BLUE FLYCATCHER - Cyornis pallipes
BLUE THROATED FLYCATCHER - Cyornis rubeculoides
TICKELL'S BLUE FLYCATCHER - Cyornis Tickelliae
GREY HEADED FLYCATCHER - Culickapa ceylonensis
BLUETHROAT - Luscinia svecica
INDIAN BLUE ROBIN - Luscinia brunnea
ORIENTAL MAGPIE ROBIN - Copsychus saularis
WHITE RUMPED SHAMA - Copsychus malabaricus
INDIAN ROBIN - Saxicoloides fulicata
COMMON STONECHAT - Saxicola torquata
PIED BUSHCHAT - Saxicola caprata
BRAHMINY STARLING - Sturnus pagodarum
CHESTNUT TAILED STARLING - Sturnus malabaricus
ROSY STARLING - Sturnus roseus
COMMON MYNA - Acridotheres tristis
JUNGLE MYNA - Acridotheres fuscus
HILL MYNA - Gracula religiosa
VELVET-FRONTED NUTHATCH - Sitta frontalis
GREAT TIT - Parus major
BLACK LORED TIT - Paras xanthogenys



























PADDYFIELD PIPIT Anthus rufulus
TAWNY PIPIT - Anthus campestris
BLYTH'S PIPIT - Anthus godlewskii
NILGIRI PIPIT - Anthus nilghiriensis
TREE PIPIT - Anthus trivialis
RED-THROATED PIPIT - Anthus cervinus
BAYA WEAVER - Ploceus philippinus
STREAKED WEAVER - Ploceus manyar
RED AVADAVAT - Amandaya amandaya
WHITE-PUMPED MUNIA - Lonchura striata
SCALY-BREASTED MUNIA - Lonchura punctulata
BLACK-HEADED MUNIA - Lonchura malacca
GREY-NECKED BUNTING - Emberiza buchanani
BLACK-HEADED BUNTING - Emberiza mekabiceogaka
RED-HEADED BUNTING - Emberiza bruniceps
RICHARD'S PIPIT - Anthus richardi
HOUSE SPARROW - Passer domesticus
CHESTNUT- SHOULDERED PETRONIA - Petronia xanthocollis
GREATER SHORT-TOED LARK - Calandrella brachydactyla
MALABAR LARK - Galerida malabarica
ORIENTAL SKYLARK - Alauda gulgula
RUFOUS-WINGED BUSHLARK - Mirafra assamica
ASHY-CROWNED SPARROW LARK - Eremopterix grisea
CLAMOROUS REED WARBLER - Acrocephalus stentoreus
THICK-BILLED WARBLER - Acrocephalus aedon
BRISTLED GRASSBIRD - Chaetornis striatus
BROAD-TAILED GRASS BIRD - Schoenicola platyura
BLYTH'S REED WARBLER - Acrocephalus dumetorum
PADDYFIELD WARBLER - Acrocephalus agricola
PLAIN PRINIA - Prinia inornata
ASHY PRINIA - Prinia socialis
ZITTING CISTICOLA - Cisticola juncldis
GREY-BREASTED PRINIA - Prinia hodgsonii
EURASIAN THICK-KNEE - Burhinus oedicnemus
ISABELLINE WHEATEAR - Oenatnthe isabellina




BAR-HEADED GOOSE Anser indicus
LESSER WHISTLING DUCK - Dendrocygina javanica
RUDDY SHELDUCK - Tardorna ferruginea
COMB DUCK - Sarkidiornis melanotos
COTTON PYGMY GOOSE Nettapus coromandelianus
GADWALL - Anas strepera
EURASIAN WIGEON - Anas penelope
SPOT-BILLED DUCK - Anas poecilofhyncha
COMMON TEAL Anas crecca
GARGANEY - Anas querquedula
NORTHERN PINTAIL - Anas Acuta
NORTHERN SHOVELER - Anas clypeata
LITTLE GREBE - Tachybaptus ruficollis
DARTER - Anhinga melanogaster
LITTLE CORMORANT Phalacrocorax niger
INDIAN CORMORANT - Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
GREAT CORMORANT - Phalacrocorax carbo
WHITE-BREASTED WATERHEN - Amaurornis phoenicurus
SLATY-BREASTED RAIL Gallirallus striatus
BAILLON'S CRAKE - Porzana pusilla
RUDDY-BREASTED CRAKE - Porzana fusca
WATER COCK - Gallicrex Cinerea
PURPLE SWAMPHEN Porphyrio porphyrio
COMMON MOORHEN - Gallinula Chloropus
COMMON COOT - Fulica Atra


Latest News
  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
    Beaches of Kannur , which are to the North of Kerala are the favourite haunt of White -bellied Sea Eagles. Interestingly this species is absent from the shores of South Kerala. Come to Kannur to see their nesting.

  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
    Beaches of Kannur , which are to the North of Kerala are the favourite haunt of White -bellied Sea Eagles. Interestingly this species is absent from the shores of South Kerala. Come to Kannur to see their nesting.

  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
    Beaches of Kannur , which are to the North of Kerala are the favourite haunt of White -bellied Sea Eagles. Interestingly this species is absent from the shores of South Kerala. Come to Kannur to see their nesting.

  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
    Beaches of Kannur , which are to the North of Kerala are the favourite haunt of White -bellied Sea Eagles. Interestingly this species is absent from the shores of South Kerala. Come to Kannur to see their nesting.

  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
    Beaches of Kannur , which are to the North of Kerala are the favourite haunt of White -bellied Sea Eagles. Interestingly this species is absent from the shores of South Kerala. Come to Kannur to see their nesting.

LONG TOED STINT..

The Long toed Stint is a rare winter visitor to India. It's an elegant looking Stint with long legs and upright posture. It breeds in Eastern Russia and small numbers move to India during migration each year . This snap was taken by Dr. Jayan Thomas when the bird came to Kannur in February 2017.