Sri Lanka want list of species | the Internet Bird Collection

Want list of species in Sri Lanka

There are 444 species in Sri Lanka.
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Family Pheasants, Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse (Phasianidae)
Painted Francolin   Francolinus pictus
Family Petrels, Shearwaters (Procellariidae)
Jouanin's Petrel   Bulweria fallax
Family Woodpeckers (Picidae)
Greater Sri Lanka Flameback   Chrysocolaptes stricklandi Endemic
There are 0 species without photos
There are 89 species without sound recordings
Family Pheasants, Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse (Phasianidae)
Asian Blue Quail   Synoicus chinensis
Family Ducks, Geese, Swans (Anatidae)
African Comb Duck   Sarkidiornis melanotos Vagrant
Family Tropicbirds (Phaethontidae)
Red-billed Tropicbird   Phaethon aethereus
White-tailed Tropicbird   Phaethon lepturus
Family Pigeons, Doves (Columbidae)
Sri Lanka Woodpigeon   Columba torringtoniae Endemic
Family Frogmouths (Podargidae)
Sri Lanka Frogmouth   Batrachostomus moniliger
Family Swifts (Apodidae)
Brown-backed Needletail   Hirundapus giganteus
Family Cuckoos (Cuculidae)
Red-faced Malkoha   Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus Endemic
Blue-faced Malkoha   Phaenicophaeus viridirostris
Asian Emerald Cuckoo   Chrysococcyx maculatus
Family Rails, Gallinules, Coots (Rallidae)
Slaty-breasted Rail   Lewinia striata
Family Southern Storm-petrels (Oceanitidae)
Wilson's Storm-petrel   Oceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-petrel   Pelagodroma marina
Black-bellied Storm-petrel   Fregetta tropica
Family Northern Storm-petrels (Hydrobatidae)
Swinhoe's Storm-petrel   Hydrobates monorhis
Family Petrels, Shearwaters (Procellariidae)
Barau's Petrel   Pterodroma baraui
Streaked Shearwater   Calonectris leucomelas
Bulwer's Petrel   Bulweria bulwerii
Jouanin's Petrel   Bulweria fallax
Family Storks (Ciconiidae)
Lesser Adjutant   Leptoptilos javanicus
Asian Woollyneck   Ciconia episcopus
Family Herons (Ardeidae)
Yellow Bittern   Ixobrychus sinensis
Schrenck's Bittern   Ixobrychus eurhythmus Vagrant
Cinnamon Bittern   Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Black Bittern   Ixobrychus flavicollis
Chinese Pond-heron   Ardeola bacchus Vagrant
Goliath Heron   Ardea goliath
Intermediate Egret   Ardea intermedia
Family Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)
Christmas Frigatebird   Fregata andrewsi Vagrant
Family Plovers (Charadriidae)
Long-billed Plover   Charadrius placidus
Caspian Plover   Charadrius asiaticus Vagrant
Oriental Plover   Charadrius veredus Vagrant
Sociable Lapwing   Vanellus gregarius Vagrant
Family Sandpipers, Snipes, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)
Great Knot   Calidris tenuirostris
Broad-billed Sandpiper   Calidris falcinellus
Long-toed Stint   Calidris subminuta
Spoon-billed Sandpiper   Calidris pygmaea Vagrant
Asian Dowitcher   Limnodromus semipalmatus
Pintail Snipe   Gallinago stenura
Swinhoe’s Snipe   Gallinago megala
Marsh Sandpiper   Tringa stagnatilis
Family Coursers, Pratincoles (Glareolidae)
Indian Courser   Cursorius coromandelicus
Family Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)
Slender-billed Gull   Larus genei Vagrant
Brown-headed Gull   Larus brunnicephalus
Pallas's Gull   Larus ichthyaetus
Sooty Gull   Larus hemprichii
Bridled Tern   Onychoprion anaethetus
Saunders's Tern   Sternula saundersi
Common Gull-billed Tern   Gelochelidon nilotica
Lesser Crested Tern   Thalasseus bengalensis
Family Barn-owls (Tytonidae)
Sri Lanka Bay-owl   Phodilus assimilis
Family Typical Owls (Strigidae)
Serendib Scops-owl   Otus thilohoffmanni Endemic
Brown Wood-owl   Strix leptogrammica
Spot-bellied Eagle-owl   Bubo nipalensis
Family Hawks, Eagles (Accipitridae)
Oriental Honey-buzzard   Pernis ptilorhynchus
Egyptian Vulture   Neophron percnopterus Vagrant
Rufous-bellied Eagle   Lophotriorchis kienerii
Black Eagle   Ictinaetus malaiensis
Pallid Harrier   Circus macrourus
Pied Harrier   Circus melanoleucos
Montagu's Harrier   Circus pygargus
Family Asian Barbets (Megalaimidae)
Yellow-fronted Barbet   Psilopogon flavifrons Endemic
Family Woodpeckers (Picidae)
Greater Sri Lanka Flameback   Chrysocolaptes stricklandi Endemic
Lesser Sri Lanka Flameback   Dinopium psarodes Endemic
Indian Pygmy Woodpecker   Picoides nanus
Family Falcons, Caracaras (Falconidae)
Red-headed Falcon   Falco chicquera Vagrant
Amur Falcon   Falco amurensis
Oriental Hobby   Falco severus
Family Parrots (Psittacidae)
Sri Lanka Hanging-parrot   Loriculus beryllinus Endemic
Family Vangas and allies (Vangidae)
Sri Lanka Woodshrike   Tephrodornis affinis Endemic
Family Drongos (Dicruridae)
Sri Lanka Drongo   Dicrurus lophorinus Endemic
Family Grasshopper-warblers and Grassbirds (Locustellidae)
Sri Lanka Warbler   Elaphrornis palliseri Endemic
Family Swallows and Martins (Hirundinidae)
Sri Lanka Swallow   Cecropis hyperythra Endemic
Dusky Crag Martin   Ptyonoprogne concolor
Family Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae)
Black-capped Bulbul   Pycnonotus melanicterus Endemic
Yellow-eared Bulbul   Pycnonotus penicillatus Endemic
Family Thrushes (Turdidae)
Pied Thrush   Geokichla wardii
Indian Blackbird   Turdus simillimus
Eyebrowed Thrush   Turdus obscurus Vagrant
Family Old World Flycatchers and Chats (Muscicapidae)
Brown-breasted Flycatcher   Muscicapa muttui
Dull-blue Flycatcher   Eumyias sordidus Endemic
Blue-throated Blue-flycatcher   Cyornis rubeculoides
Sri Lanka Whistling-thrush   Myophonus blighi Endemic
Kashmir Flycatcher   Ficedula subrubra
Pied Wheatear   Oenanthe pleschanka Vagrant
Family Leafbirds (Chloropseidae)
Jerdon's Leafbird   Chloropsis jerdoni
Family Flowerpeckers (Dicaeidae)
White-throated Flowerpecker   Dicaeum vincens Endemic
Family Waxbills (Estrildidae)
Black-throated Munia   Lonchura kelaarti
Tricoloured Munia   Lonchura malacca
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