eBird Field Checklist
Kannankurichi (Mookaneri) Lake கன்னங்குறிச்சி மூக்கனேரி
Salem, Tamil Nadu, IN
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181 species (+49 other taxa) - Year-round, All years
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Waterfowl
Lesser Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna javanica
whistling-duck sp. Dendrocygna sp.
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus
Cotton Pygmy-Goose Nettapus coromandelianus
Garganey Spatula querquedula
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata
Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
duck sp. Anatinae sp.
Grouse, Quail, and Allies
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
Gray Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus
Flamingos
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Grebes
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
grebe sp. Podicipedidae sp.
Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
Cuckoos
Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis
Blue-faced Malkoha Phaenicophaeus viridirostris
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Gray-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus
Common Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Cuculus sp. Cuculus sp.
Swifts
Alpine Swift Apus melba
Little Swift Apus affinis
Asian Palm-Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis
swift sp. Apodidae sp.
Rails, Gallinules, and Allies
Slaty-breasted Rail Lewinia striata
Eurasian Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
Gray-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus
moorhen/coot/gallinule sp. Gallinula/Fulica/Porphyrio sp.
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Ruddy-breasted Crake Zapornia fusca
Baillon's Crake Zapornia pusilla
Zapornia sp. Zapornia sp.
rail/crake sp. Rallidae sp. (rail/crake sp.)
Shorebirds
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Yellow-wattled Lapwing Vanellus malabaricus
Gray-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus
lapwing sp. Vanellus sp.
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
small plover sp. Charadrius sp.
Greater Painted-Snipe Rostratula benghalensis
Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus
Ruff Calidris pugnax
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Little Stint Calidris minuta
peep sp. Calidris sp. (peep sp.)
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Pin-tailed Snipe Gallinago stenura
Pin-tailed/Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago stenura/megala
snipe sp. Gallinago sp.
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Tringa sp. Tringa sp.
Small Pratincole Glareola lactea
shorebird sp. Charadriiformes sp.
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Brown-headed Gull Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
River Tern Sterna aurantia
tern sp. Sterninae sp.
gull/tern sp. Laridae sp.
Storks
Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala
Cormorants and Anhingas
Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster
Little Cormorant Microcarbo niger
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
Little/Indian Cormorant Microcarbo niger/Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
cormorant sp. Phalacrocoracidae sp.
Pelicans
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis
Herons, Ibis, and Allies
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis
Gray Heron Ardea cinerea
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
white egret sp. Ardea/Egretta/Bubulcus sp.
Indian Pond-Heron Ardeola grayii
pond-heron sp. Ardeola sp.
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
heron sp. Ardeidae sp.
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus
Red-naped Ibis Pseudibis papillosa
ibis sp. Threskiornithidae sp. (ibis sp.)
Vultures, Hawks, and Allies
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
Short-toed Snake-Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Black Eagle Ictinaetus malaiensis
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa
Eurasian Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus
Shikra Accipiter badius
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Accipiter sp. Accipiter sp.
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
eagle sp. Accipitridae sp. (eagle sp.)
Owls
Indian Scops-Owl Otus bakkamoena
Spotted Owlet Athene brama
owl sp. Strigiformes sp.
Hoopoes
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Kingfishers
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
kingfisher sp. Alcedinidae sp.
Bee-eaters, Rollers, and Allies
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
Barbets and Toucans
Coppersmith Barbet Psilopogon haemacephalus
Woodpeckers
Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense
woodpecker sp. Picidae sp.
Falcons and Caracaras
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
falcon sp. Falco sp.
diurnal raptor sp. Accipitriformes/Falconiformes sp.
Parrots, Parakeets, and Allies
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
parakeet sp. Psittaciformes sp. (parakeet sp.)
Old World Pittas
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
Cuckooshrikes
Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Old World Orioles
Indian Golden Oriole Oriolus kundoo
Woodswallows
Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus
Vangas, Helmetshrikes, and Allies
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus
Ioras
Common Iora Aegithina tiphia
Drongos
Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
Black/Ashy Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus/leucophaeus
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
Monarch Flycatchers
Indian Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
Shrikes
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens
Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda
House Crow Corvus splendens
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos
crow sp. Corvus sp. (crow sp.)
Larks
Jerdon's Bushlark Mirafra affinis
Sykes's Short-toed Lark Calandrella dukhunensis
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula
Cisticolas and Allies
Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius
Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
prinia sp. Prinia sp.
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Reed Warblers and Allies
Booted Warbler Iduna caligata
Sykes's Warbler Iduna rama
Booted/Sykes's Warbler Iduna caligata/rama
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Acrocephalus sp. Acrocephalus sp.
Iduna/Hippolais/Acrocephalus sp. Iduna/Hippolais/Acrocephalus sp.
Martins and Swallows
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Streak-throated Swallow Petrochelidon fluvicola
swallow sp. Hirundinidae sp.
Bulbuls
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer
White-browed Bulbul Pycnonotus luteolus
Leaf Warblers
Green Warbler Phylloscopus nitidus
Green/Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus nitidus/trochiloides
Sylviid Warblers
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
Sylvia sp. Sylvia sp.
old world warbler sp. Passeriformes sp. (Old World warbler sp.)
Laughingthrushes and Allies
Large Gray Babbler Turdoides malcolmi
Yellow-billed Babbler Turdoides affinis
Starlings and Mynas
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus
Brahminy Starling Sturnia pagodarum
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnia malabarica
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus
Common/Jungle Myna Acridotheres tristis/fuscus
myna/starling sp. Sturnidae sp.
Old World Flycatchers
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
Indian Robin Copsychus fulicatus
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
Flowerpeckers
Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorhynchos
flowerpecker sp. Prionochilus/Dicaeum sp.
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters
Purple-rumped Sunbird Leptocoma zeylonica
Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus
Loten's Sunbird Cinnyris lotenius
sunbird sp. Nectariniidae sp. (sunbird sp.)
Leafbirds
Jerdon's Leafbird Chloropsis jerdoni
Weavers and Allies
Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar
Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus
Estrildids
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
Indian Silverbill Euodice malabarica
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
Tricolored Munia Lonchura malacca
Lonchura sp. Lonchura sp.
Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Wagtails and Pipits
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
Gray Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
wagtail sp. Motacilla sp.
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi
Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
pipit sp. Anthus sp.
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
Others
passerine sp. Passeriformes sp.