20 Commonest Birds

This checklist is based on birds personally observed in Kashmir in Kashmir by the Webmaster. Hovering your mouse over a name will reveal an image of the bird and these details : Conmmon Name / Size / Scientific Name / Local Name / Status.
 


Himalayan Bulbul
Bulbul, Himalayan / 20 cm / Pycnonotus leucogenys / Bulbul/Bilbichur / lcr


House Crow
Crow, House / 40 cm / Corvus splendens / Kaw / lcr


Jungle Crow
Crow, Jungle or Large-billed / 46-59 cm / Corvus macrorynchos / Wan, Diva, or Pantsol Kav / lcr


Little Egret
Egret, Little / 55-65 cm / Egretta garzetta / Brate / nr


Little Grebe
Grebe, Little / 25-29 cm / Tachibaptis ruficollis / Pind or Pindich / lcr


Indian Pond Heron
Heron, Indian Pond / 42-45 cm / Ardeola grayii / Broku / nr


Eurasian Jackdaw
Jackdaw, Eurasian / 34-39 cm / Corvus monedula / Kavin / lcr


Common Kingfisher
Kingfisher, Common / 16 cm / Alcedo atthis / Kol Toonch / lcr


Pied Kingfisher
Kingfisher, Pied / 31 cm / Ceryle rudis / Safed Toonch / lcr


White-throated Kingfisher
Kingfisher, White-throated / 28 cm Halcyon smyernensis / lcr


Black Kite
Kite, Black / 55-68.5 cm / Milvus migrans / Gaant / lcr


Streaked Laughingthrush
Laughingthrush, Streaked / 20 cm / Garrulax lineatus / Sheen Pipin / lcr


Common Moorhen
Moorhen, Common / 32-35 cm / Gallinula chloropus / Tech / lcr


Common Myna
Myna, Common / 25 cm / Acridotheres tristis / Haer / lcr


Rose-ringed Parakeet
Parakeet, Rose-ringed / 42 cm / Psittacula krameri / Shoga nr


Rock Pigeon
Pigeon, Rock / 33 cm / Columba livia / Kotur / lcr


House Sparrow
Sparrow, House / 15 cm / Passer domesticus / Kantur/Tser / lcr


Common Starling
Starling, Common / 21 cm / Sturnus vulgaris / Tsini Hangur / lcr


Blue Whistling Thrush
Thrush, Blue Whistling / 33 cm / Myophonus caeruleus / Hazaar Dastaan / lcr


Great Tit
Tit, Great / 14 cm / Parus major / Rang Tser lcr /

 
 

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