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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jan-Dec, 1900-2019

Shanghai

410 species (+75 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Graylag Goose
Swan Goose
Swan Goose (Domestic type)
Greater White-fronted Goose
Lesser White-fronted Goose
Greater/Lesser White-fronted Goose
Taiga Bean-Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Taiga/Tundra Bean-Goose
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)
goose sp.
Tundra Swan
Whooper Swan
Ruddy Shelduck
Common Shelduck
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
Cotton Pygmy-Goose
Mandarin Duck
Baikal Teal
Garganey
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Falcated Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Mallard (Domestic type)
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
dabbling duck sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Pochard
Ferruginous Duck
Baer's Pochard
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Aythya sp.
White-winged Scoter
Common Goldeneye
Smew
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Scaly-sided Merganser
duck sp.
Japanese Quail
Ring-necked Pheasant
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Greater Flamingo
Little Grebe
Horned Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Eared Grebe
Rock Pigeon
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Red Collared-Dove
Spotted Dove
White-bellied Pigeon
pigeon/dove sp.
Lesser Coucal
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo
Asian Koel
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Large Hawk-Cuckoo
Northern Hawk-Cuckoo
Lesser Cuckoo
Indian Cuckoo
Himalayan Cuckoo
Common Cuckoo
Oriental Cuckoo
Himalayan/Oriental Cuckoo
Cuculus sp.
Gray Nightjar
White-throated Needletail
Silver-backed Needletail
Himalayan Swiftlet
Pacific Swift
House Swift
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
large rail sp.
Brown-cheeked Rail
Water/Brown-cheeked Rail
Slaty-breasted Rail
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
White-breasted Waterhen
Ruddy-breasted Crake
Band-bellied Crake
Brown Crake
Baillon's Crake
Siberian Crane
Sandhill Crane
White-naped Crane
Common Crane
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hooded Crane
Common x Hooded Crane (hybrid)
Red-crowned Crane
crane sp.
Black-winged Stilt
Pied Avocet
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Northern Lapwing
Gray-headed Lapwing
Lesser Sand-Plover
Greater Sand-Plover
Lesser/Greater Sand-Plover
Kentish Plover
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Ringed Plover
Little Ringed Plover
Oriental Plover
Greater Painted-Snipe
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Whimbrel
Little Curlew
Far Eastern Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Far Eastern/Eurasian Curlew
curlew sp.
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
godwit sp.
Ruddy Turnstone
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Great Knot
Red Knot
Ruff
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Temminck's Stint
Long-toed Stint
Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Red-necked Stint
Sanderling
Dunlin
Little Stint
Calidris sp.
Asian Dowitcher
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Long-billed Dowitcher
Jack Snipe
Eurasian Woodcock
Common Snipe
Pin-tailed Snipe
Swinhoe's Snipe
Pin-tailed/Swinhoe's Snipe
snipe sp.
Terek Sandpiper
Red-necked Phalarope
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Gray-tailed Tattler
Spotted Redshank
Common Greenshank
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Nordmann's Greenshank
Marsh Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Common Redshank
Tringa sp.
Yellow-legged Buttonquail
Oriental Pratincole
shorebird sp.
Pomarine Jaeger
Saunders's Gull
Black-headed Gull
Pallas's Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Mew Gull
Herring Gull
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Herring/Lesser Black-backed Gull
Slaty-backed Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Glaucous Gull
Larus sp.
gull sp.
Little Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
White-winged Tern
Whiskered Tern
Chlidonias sp.
Common Tern
tern sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
gull/tern sp.
Red-throated Loon
Arctic Loon
loon sp.
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel
Oriental Stork
Lesser Frigatebird
Great Cormorant
Japanese Cormorant
Dalmatian Pelican
Great Bittern
Yellow Bittern
Schrenck's Bittern
Cinnamon Bittern
Black Bittern
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gray Heron
Purple Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Great/Intermediate Egret
Chinese Egret
Little Egret
Cattle Egret
white egret sp.
Chinese Pond-Heron
Striated Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
heron sp.
Glossy Ibis
Eurasian Spoonbill
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-faced Spoonbill
spoonbill sp.
Osprey
Black-winged Kite
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Cinereous Vulture
Gray-faced Buzzard
Eastern Marsh-Harrier
Hen Harrier
Pied Harrier
harrier sp.
Crested Goshawk
Chinese Sparrowhawk
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Besra
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Northern Goshawk
Accipiter sp.
Black Kite
White-tailed Eagle
Eastern Buzzard
hawk sp.
Collared Scops-Owl
Japanese Scops-Owl
Oriental Scops-Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Long-eared/Short-eared Owl
Northern Boobook
Brown/Northern Boobook
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
owl sp.
Eurasian Hoopoe
Common Kingfisher
Ruddy Kingfisher
Black-capped Kingfisher
Pied Kingfisher
Dollarbird
Eurasian Wryneck
Speckled Piculet
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel
Amur Falcon
Merlin
Eurasian Hobby
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Peregrine Falcon
falcon sp.
diurnal raptor sp.
Fairy Pitta
Gray-chinned Minivet
Ashy Minivet
Brown-rumped Minivet
Black-winged Cuckooshrike
Tiger Shrike
Bull-headed Shrike
Brown Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike
Chinese Gray Shrike
shrike sp.
Black-naped Oriole
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black Drongo
Ashy Drongo
Hair-crested Drongo
drongo sp.
Black-naped Monarch
Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher
Amur Paradise-Flycatcher
Japanese/Amur Paradise-Flycatcher
Eurasian Jay
Azure-winged Magpie
Red-billed Blue-Magpie