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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jan-Dec, 1900-2019

Nainital

603 species (+112 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lesser Whistling-Duck
Bar-headed Goose
Graylag Goose
goose sp.
Knob-billed Duck
Ruddy Shelduck
Cotton Pygmy-Goose
Garganey
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Eurasian Wigeon
Indian Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red-crested Pochard
Common Pochard
Ferruginous Duck
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Common Merganser
duck sp.
waterfowl sp.
Hill Partridge
Rufous-throated Partridge
Arborophila sp.
Indian Peafowl
Common Quail
Rain Quail
old world quail sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Chukar
Jungle Bush-Quail
Black Francolin
Gray Francolin
Red Junglefowl
Red Junglefowl (Domestic type)
francolin sp.
Himalayan Monal
Cheer Pheasant
Kalij Pheasant
pheasant sp.
Koklass Pheasant
Little Grebe
Horned Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rock Pigeon
Hill Pigeon
Snow Pigeon
Common Wood-Pigeon
Speckled Wood-Pigeon
Ashy Wood-Pigeon
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Red Collared-Dove
Spotted Dove
Laughing Dove
Streptopelia sp.
Asian Emerald Dove
Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon
Ashy-headed Green-Pigeon
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon
Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon
Wedge-tailed Green-Pigeon
green-pigeon sp.
pigeon/dove sp.
Greater Coucal
Lesser Coucal
Sirkeer Malkoha
Green-billed Malkoha
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo
Pied Cuckoo
Asian Koel
Banded Bay Cuckoo
Gray-bellied Cuckoo
Cacomantis sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Fork-tailed/Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Large Hawk-Cuckoo
Common Hawk-Cuckoo
hawk-cuckoo sp.
Lesser Cuckoo
Indian Cuckoo
Himalayan Cuckoo
Common Cuckoo
Cuculus sp.
Gray Nightjar
Large-tailed Nightjar
Indian Nightjar
Savanna Nightjar
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Caprimulgus sp.
nightjar sp.
White-rumped Needletail
White-throated Needletail
Himalayan Swiftlet
dark swiftlet sp.
swiftlet sp.
Alpine Swift
Blyth's Swift
Little Swift
House Swift
Apus sp.
Asian Palm-Swift
large swift sp.
small swift sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
swift sp.
Crested Treeswift
Water Rail
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Gray-headed Swamphen
White-breasted Waterhen
Ruddy-breasted Crake
Brown Crake
Sarus Crane
Common Crane
Indian Thick-knee
Great Thick-knee
Black-winged Stilt
Pied Avocet
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Ibisbill
Northern Lapwing
River Lapwing
Yellow-wattled Lapwing
Red-wattled Lapwing
White-tailed Lapwing
lapwing sp.
Lesser Sand-Plover
Kentish Plover
Long-billed Plover
Little Ringed Plover
small plover sp.
Greater Painted-Snipe
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Bronze-winged Jacana
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-tailed Godwit
Ruff
Temminck's Stint
Little Stint
Jack Snipe
Eurasian Woodcock
Solitary Snipe
Common Snipe
Pin-tailed Snipe
snipe sp.
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Spotted Redshank
Common Greenshank
Marsh Sandpiper
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wood Sandpiper
Common Redshank
Tringa sp.
Small Buttonquail
Barred Buttonquail
Small Pratincole
Black-headed Gull
Brown-headed Gull
Pallas's Gull
Mew Gull
gull sp.
Whiskered Tern
River Tern
tern sp.
Asian Openbill
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black Stork
Woolly-necked Stork
White Stork
Black-necked Stork
Lesser Adjutant
Painted Stork
stork sp.
Oriental Darter
Little Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Indian Cormorant
Little/Indian Cormorant
cormorant sp.
Great White Pelican
Cinnamon Bittern
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gray Heron
Purple Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Little Egret
Western Reef-Heron
Cattle Egret
white egret sp.
Indian Pond-Heron
pond-heron sp.
Striated Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
heron sp.
Glossy Ibis
Black-headed Ibis
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red-naped Ibis
ibis sp.
Eurasian Spoonbill
Osprey
Black-winged Kite
Bearded Vulture
Egyptian Vulture
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Red-headed Vulture
Cinereous Vulture
White-rumped Vulture
Indian Vulture
Slender-billed Vulture
Himalayan Griffon
Eurasian Griffon
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Himalayan/Eurasian Griffon
Gyps sp.
old world vulture sp.
Crested Serpent-Eagle
Short-toed Snake-Eagle
Changeable Hawk-Eagle
Mountain Hawk-Eagle
Rufous-bellied Eagle
Black Eagle
Indian Spotted Eagle
Greater Spotted Eagle
Booted Eagle
Tawny Eagle
Steppe Eagle
Imperial Eagle
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Golden Eagle
Bonelli's Eagle
Aquila sp.
White-eyed Buzzard
Eurasian Marsh-Harrier
Hen Harrier
Pallid Harrier
Pied Harrier
Montagu's Harrier
harrier sp.
Crested Goshawk
Shikra
Besra
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Northern Goshawk
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Accipiter sp.
Black Kite
Brahminy Kite
White-tailed Eagle
Pallas's Fish-Eagle
Lesser Fish-Eagle
Himalayan Buzzard
Long-legged Buzzard
Upland Buzzard
Buteo sp.
Buteo/eagle sp.
hawk sp.
eagle sp.
Barn Owl
Mountain Scops-Owl
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Indian Scops-Owl
Collared Scops-Owl
Oriental Scops-Owl
Rock Eagle-Owl
Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl
Brown Fish-Owl
Tawny Fish-Owl
Collared Owlet
Asian Barred Owlet
Jungle Owlet
Asian Barred/Jungle Owlet
Spotted Owlet
Brown Wood-Owl
Himalayan Owl
Short-eared Owl
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Brown Boobook
owl sp.
Eurasian Hoopoe
Great Hornbill
Indian Gray Hornbill
Oriental Pied-Hornbill
Common Kingfisher
Stork-billed Kingfisher
White-throated Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher