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The Checklist of the Birds of Kerala


Galliformes

    Pheasants and Partridges

    1. Grey Francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus)
    2. Rain Quail (Coturnix coromandelica)
    3. Jungle Bush Quail (Perdicula asiatica)
    4. Painted Bush Quail (Perdicula erythrorhyncha)
    5. Red Spurfowl (Galloperdix spadicea)
    6. Painted Spurfowl (Galloperdix lunulata)
    7. Grey Junglefowl (Gallus sonneratii)
    8. Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)

Anseriformes

Podicipediformes

Procellariiformes

    Shearwaters and Petrels

    26. Jouanin's Petrel (Bulweria fallax)
    27. Streaked Shearwater (Calonectris leucomelas)
    28. Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris borealis)
    29. Flesh-Footed Shearwater (Ardenna carneipes)
    30. Wedge-Tailed Shearwater (Ardenna pacificus)
    31. Persian Shearwater (Puffinus persicus)

    Storm Petrels

    32. Wilson's Storm Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus)
    33. Swinhoe's Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma monorhis)
    34. White-Faced Storm Petrel (Pelagodroma marina)

Ciconiiformes

Phoenicopteriformes

    Flamingos

    61. Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

Suliformes

Pelecaniformes

    Pelicans

    71. Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
    72. Spot-Billed Pelican (Pelecanus philippensis)

Phaethontiformes

    Tropicbirds

    73. Red-Billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)
    74. White-Tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus)

Falconiformes

Accipitriformes

Otidiformes

    Bustards

    123. Macqueen's Bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii)
    124. Lesser Florican (Sypheotides indicus)

Gruiformes

Charadriiformes

Pterocliformes

    Sandgrouses

    224. Chestnut-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus)

Columbiformes

Psittaciformes

Cuculiformes

    Cuckoos

    243. Pied Cuckoo (Clamator jacobinus)
    244. Chestnut-Winged Cuckoo (Clamator coromandus)
    245. Large Hawk-Cuckoo (Hierococcyx sparverioides)
    246. Common Hawk-Cuckoo (Hierococcyx varius)
    247. Indian Cuckoo (Cuculus micropterus)
    248. Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)
    249. Lesser Cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
    250. Banded Bay Cuckoo (Cacomantis sonneratii)
    251. Grey-Bellied Cuckoo (Cacomantis passerinus)
    252. Fork-Tailed Drongo-Cuckoo (Surniculus dicruroides)
    253. Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus)
    254. Blue-Faced Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus viridirostris)
    255. Sirkeer Malkoha (Taccocua leschenaultii)
    256. Greater Coucal (Centropus sinensis)
    257. Lesser Coucal (Centropus bengalensis)

Strigiformes

    Barn Owls

    258. Australasian Grass-Owl (Tyto longimembris)
    259. Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
    260. Ceylon Bay Owl (Phodilus assimilis)

    Typical Owls

    261. Indian Scops Owl (Otus bakkamoena)
    262. Oriental Scops Owl (Otus sunia)
    263. Pallid Scops Owl (Otus brucei)
    264. Rock Eagle-Owl (Bubo bengalensis)
    265. Spot-Bellied Eagle-Owl (Bubo nipalensis)
    266. Brown Fish Owl (Ketupa zeylonensis)
    267. Mottled Wood Owl (Strix ocellata)
    268. Brown Wood Owl (Strix leptogrammica)
    269. Jungle Owlet (Glaucidium radiatum)
    270. Spotted Owlet (Athene brama)
    271. Brown Hawk-Owl (Ninox scutulata)
    272. Short-Eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

Caprimulgiformes

Apodiformes

Trogoniformes

Coraciiformes

Piciformes

Passeriformes

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