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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jan-Dec, 1900-2019

West Bengal

842 species (+171 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Lesser Whistling-Duck
whistling-duck sp.
Bar-headed Goose
Graylag Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Tundra Bean-Goose
Taiga/Tundra Bean-Goose
goose sp.
Knob-billed Duck
Ruddy Shelduck
Common Shelduck
Cotton Pygmy-Goose
Baikal Teal
Garganey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Falcated Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
Indian Spot-billed Duck
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Garganey/Green-winged Teal
teal sp.
Red-crested Pochard
Common Pochard
Ferruginous Duck
Tufted Duck
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Greater Scaup
Aythya sp.
Long-tailed Duck
Common Goldeneye
Smew
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
merganser sp.
duck sp.
waterfowl sp.
Hill Partridge
Chestnut-breasted Partridge
Rufous-throated Partridge
Indian Peafowl
Painted Spurfowl
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gray Peacock-Pheasant
Blue-breasted Quail
Common Quail
Rain Quail
old world quail sp.
Chukar
Jungle Bush-Quail
Black Francolin
Gray Francolin
Swamp Francolin
Red Junglefowl
francolin sp.
Blood Pheasant
Satyr Tragopan
Kalij Pheasant
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Eared Grebe
grebe sp.
Rock Pigeon
Speckled Wood-Pigeon
Ashy Wood-Pigeon
Pale-capped Pigeon
Columba sp.
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Red Collared-Dove
Spotted Dove
Laughing Dove
Streptopelia sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Barred Cuckoo-Dove
Asian Emerald Dove
Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon
Ashy-headed Green-Pigeon
Thick-billed Green-Pigeon
Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon
Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon
Wedge-tailed Green-Pigeon
green-pigeon sp.
Green Imperial-Pigeon
Mountain Imperial-Pigeon
imperial-pigeon sp.
pigeon/dove sp.
Lesser Florican
Greater Coucal
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lesser Coucal
Greater/Lesser Coucal
coucal sp.
Sirkeer Malkoha
Green-billed Malkoha
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo
Pied Cuckoo
Asian Koel
Asian Emerald Cuckoo
Violet Cuckoo
Banded Bay Cuckoo
Plaintive Cuckoo
Gray-bellied Cuckoo
Cacomantis sp.
Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Fork-tailed/Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Large Hawk-Cuckoo
Common Hawk-Cuckoo
Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo
hawk-cuckoo sp.
Lesser Cuckoo
Indian Cuckoo
Himalayan Cuckoo
Common Cuckoo
Himalayan/Oriental Cuckoo
Cuculus sp.
cuckoo sp. (Cuculidae sp.)
Hodgson's Frogmouth
Gray Nightjar
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Large-tailed Nightjar
Jerdon's Nightjar
Indian Nightjar
Savanna Nightjar
nightjar sp.
White-rumped Needletail
White-throated Needletail
Brown-backed Needletail
Hirundapus sp.
Himalayan Swiftlet
Alpine Swift
Blyth's Swift
fork-tailed swift sp.
Little Swift
House Swift
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Little/House Swift
Apus sp.
Asian Palm-Swift
large swift sp.
small swift sp.
swift sp.
Crested Treeswift
Water Rail
Brown-cheeked Rail
Slaty-breasted Rail
Spotted Crake
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Gray-headed Swamphen
moorhen/coot/gallinule sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Watercock
White-breasted Waterhen
Slaty-legged Crake
Ruddy-breasted Crake
Brown Crake
Baillon's Crake
Black-tailed Crake
rail/crake sp.
Common Crane
Black-necked Crane
Indian Thick-knee
Great Thick-knee
Black-winged Stilt
Pied Avocet
Black-bellied Plover
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Pacific Golden-Plover
Black-bellied Plover/golden-plover sp.
Northern Lapwing
River Lapwing
Yellow-wattled Lapwing
Gray-headed Lapwing
Red-wattled Lapwing
lapwing sp.
Lesser Sand-Plover
Greater Sand-Plover
Lesser/Greater Sand-Plover
Kentish Plover
Long-billed Plover
Little Ringed Plover
small plover sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
plover sp.
Greater Painted-Snipe
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Bronze-winged Jacana
Whimbrel
Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
godwit sp.
Ruddy Turnstone
Great Knot
Red Knot
Ruff
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temminck's Stint
Long-toed Stint
Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Red-necked Stint
Sanderling
Dunlin
Little Stint
Red-necked/Little Stint
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Asian Dowitcher
Jack Snipe
Eurasian Woodcock
Solitary Snipe
Wood Snipe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Snipe
Pin-tailed Snipe
Common/Pin-tailed Snipe
Swinhoe's Snipe
Pin-tailed/Swinhoe's Snipe
snipe sp.
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Spotted Redshank
Common Greenshank
Marsh Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Common Redshank
Tringa sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Small Buttonquail
Yellow-legged Buttonquail
Barred Buttonquail
buttonquail sp.
Collared Pratincole
Oriental Pratincole
Small Pratincole
pratincole sp.
shorebird sp.
Black-legged Kittiwake
Slender-billed Gull
Black-headed Gull
Brown-headed Gull
Black-headed/Brown-headed Gull
Pallas's Gull
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Caspian Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
gull sp.
Little Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
White-winged Tern
Whiskered Tern
Common Tern
Black-bellied Tern
River Tern
Great Crested Tern
Sandwich Tern
Lesser Crested Tern
tern sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
gull/tern sp.
Red-tailed Tropicbird
Short-tailed Shearwater
Asian Openbill
Black Stork
Woolly-necked Stork
Black-necked Stork
Lesser Adjutant
Greater Adjutant
Lesser/Greater Adjutant
Painted Stork
stork sp.
Lesser Frigatebird
Great Frigatebird
Oriental Darter
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Little Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Indian Cormorant
Little/Indian Cormorant
cormorant sp.
Spot-billed Pelican
Yellow Bittern
Cinnamon Bittern
Black Bittern
small bittern sp.