The Most Beautiful Indian Birds Spotted by Walk Through India Traveller-Kailash Kumbhkar

India is home to around 1314 species of birds, Out of 1314 species 42 are endemic,25 are rare and 82 species are globally threatened and the most recently discovered birds of India is the Bugun liocichla in Arunachal Pradesh. The Indian peacock or Indian peafowl is the national bird of India, The most beautiful bird of Indian Sub-Continent is a large and brightly coloured bird with several colour mutations such as White Peafowl and Green peafowl.

Most common city birds in India with Hind name are Indian Peacock- मोर, Sunbird -फूल सूंगनी, Crested Bunting -युवराज,Laughing Dove -पंडकि,Red-Whiskered Bulbul -बुलबुल,Greater Coucal -भारद्वाज, Red-Wattled Lapwing -टिटिहरी,Black Drongo -बूचांगा,Kingfisher -किल्किला, Green Bee-Eater -पतरिंगा.

Indian Peacock – मोर

Indian-Peacock

Sunbird – फूल सूंगनी

Sunbird

Crested Bunting – युवराज

Crested-Bunting-Pune

Indian Palm Swift – तलछाट्टा

Swift-Bird

Laughing Dove – पंडकि

Laughing -Dove

Pied Cuckoo – पपीहा

Pied-Crested-Cuckoo

Black-Winged Kite

Black-Winged-Kite

Swallow Bird

Swallow-Bird

Ashy Prinia

Ashy-Prinia-Bird

Red-Whiskered Bulbul – बुलबुल

Red-whiskered-bulbul

Greater Coucal – भारद्वाज

Greater-coucal

Red-Wattled Lapwing – टिटिहरी

Red_Wattled_Lapwing

Indian Roller – नीलकंठ

Indian-Roller

Red-Vented Bulbul – बुलबुल

Red-vented-Bulbul

Rufous Treepie

Rufous- treepie

Cinereous Tit

Cinereous_Tit

Black Drongo बूचांगा

Black-Drongo-India

Pale-Billed Flowerpecker

Pale-billed-flowerpecker

Long-Tailed Shrike

Long-Tailed Shrike-bird

Yellow-Wattled Lapwing टिटिहरी

Yellow_Wattled_Lapwing

Indian Chat

Indian-Brown-Rock-Chat

Indian Bush Lark

Indian-bushlark-bird

Asian Koel कोयल

Koel-India

Green Bee-Eater पतरिंगा

Green-eater

White-Throated Kingfisher – किल्किला

White-throated-Kingfisher

Indian Grey Heron

Grey-Heron-India

Brown-Headed Barbet – बसंता

Little-Green-barbet

Asian Openbill

Indian-openbill

Greater Racket-Tailed Drongo – कोतवाल

Racket-tailed-drongo

Little Egret – बगुला

Little-Egret

Rose-Ringed Parakeet – तोता

Rose-Ringed -Parakeet

Pond Heron – बगुला

Indian-Pond-Heron

Indian Silverbill

Indian_Silverbill

Little Cormorant – पनकौवा

Indian-Cormorant

Common Tailorbird – दर्जी पक्षी

Common-Tailorbird-India

Purple-Rumped-Sunbird

Purple-Rumped-Sunbird

Black Kite – चील

Bird-of-prey-black-kite

Baya Weaver – बया

Weaver-Bird

Western Reef Heron – बगुला

Eastern-Reef-Egret

Spotted Owlet – उल्लू

Spotted-owls

Pied Kingfisher – राम चिरैया

Pied-Kingfisher

Crested Serpent Eagle – बाज़

Serpent-Eagle

Scaly-Breasted Munia – मुनिया

Munia-Bird

River Tern

White-river-bird

Large Grey Babbler – सतभाई

Large -grey babbler

Common Kingfisher – राम चिरैया

Small Green Kingfisher

Small Minivet

Small-minivet-Bird

Great Cormorant – पनकौवा

Great-cormorant

Barn Owl – उल्लू

Indian-Barn-Owl

Small Blue Kingfisher – राम चिरैया

Kingfisher-Goa

Fish Eagle – गरुड़

Sea-Eagle-Goa

House Sparrow – गौरैया

House_Sparrow

Fantail

FanTail-Bird

 

Indian Golden Oriole

Golden Oriole-Female

Brahminy Starling – ब्राह्मणी मैना

Brahminy-Starling-Myna

Oriental White-Eye

Oriental-white-eye

Oriental Magpie Robins

Oriental-magpie-robin-bird

Oriental Pipit

Oriental-Pipit

White-Headed Starling

White-headed-starling

Fish Owl – उल्लू

Indian-Eagle-Owl

Indian Robin – कृष्णपक्षी

Indian-Robin

Flameback Woodpecker – कठफोडवा

Common-Flameback-woodpecker

Wire-Tailed Swallow

Wire-tailed-Swallow-bird

Indian Myna – मैना

Indian-Myna

Collared Kingfisher – राम चिरैया

Collared Kingfisher

Eurasian Curlew

Eurasian-Curlew-Bird

Crested Lark

Crested-lark-bird

Black-Naped Oriole

Black-naped oriole

Common Sandpiper

Common-Sandpiper

Coppersmith Barbet

Coppersmith-Barbet

Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher

Tickell's-Blue-Flycatcher

Indian River Tern

Indian-River-Tern

Western Yellow Wagtail

Western-Yellow- wagtail

Black-Winged Stilt

black-winged-stilt

Pied Bush Chat

Pied-Bush-Chat

White-Breasted Waterhen

Water-Hen-Bird

White Browed Wagtail

White-Browed-Wagtail

Common Redshank

Common-Redshank-Bird

Barn Swallow

Barn-Swallow

Indian Kite

Indian-Black-Kite

Indian Vulture

Indian-Vulture

Hoopoe

Hoopoe-bird

Shikra

Shikra-bird

Plum-Headed Parakeet

Plum-Headed Parakeet

Bronze-Winged Jacana

Bronze-winged- jacana

Black-Winged Kite

Black-winged-kite

Pied Myna

Pied-Myna

Purple Heron

Purple-heron

Red-Naped Ibis

Red-Naped-Ibis

Grey Francolin

Grey Francolin

Flamingo

Flamingos-in-Bhigwan

Grey Heron

Grey-Heron-Kumbhargaon

Spoonbill

Spoonbill-in-Bhigwan

Brahminy Kite

Brahminy-Kite-Bhigwan

Purple Moorhen

Purple-Moorhen

Collared Pratincole

Collared-Pratincole-India

Painted Storks

Painted-stork-Kumbhargaon

 Crested Serpent Eagle

Crested-serpent-eagle

 

  • Mark Menezes

    Thank you for the great article. Just wanted to point out that the Brown-headed Barbet is actually a White-cheeked Barbet and the Rose-ringed Parakeet is actually an Alexandrine Parakeet.