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Common Name

Scientific Name



1 Pintail Duck Anas acuta Migratory, winter visitor and common in all ponds
2 Spot-bill or Grey Duck Anas poecilorhyncha Resident and common Breeds in zoo ponds during summer.
3 hoveller Anas clypeata Migratory, winter visitor, common in all ponds of zoo.
4 Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotus Resident and common winter visitor.
5 Common Teal Anas crecca Migratory, winter visitor.
6 White or Rosy pelican Pelecanus onocroatalus Zoo born, free ranging, fly by & come back


7 Little Cormorant Phalacrocoraxniger Summer visitor, fairly in good number.
8 Darter or snake Bird Arhinga rufa Breeds in zoo ponds during April – June Fewer in number


9 Indian Pond Heron or Paddy Bird Ardeolagrayii Common and breeds during April-July
10 Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Common during summer and breeds during March–July>
11 Little Egret Egretta garzetta Summer visitor breeds along with herons.
12 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Summer visitor common in zoo ponds and breeds with herons.


13 White Ibis Threskiornis melanocephala Not very common, Breed during July– September


14 Painted Stork Ibis leucocephalus Arrives zoo in August–September Breeds in zoo ponds during Sept.–Jan. incubation period about 30 days.
15 Common Pariah Milvus migrans govinda Abundant. Winter visitor Breeds during Nov.– April. Incubation period 30 days.
16 Shikra Accipiter badius Winter visitor.


17 Grey Partridge Francolinus pondicerianus Fewer in number


18 White Breasted water hen Amaurornis phoenicurus Common in zoo ponds and breeds.
19 Indian Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Fewer in number.


20 Stone Curlew Burhinus oedicnemus Winter visitor, breeds during March-May
21 Red Wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus Very common breeds during March– June
22 Common Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera Flocks seen during winter


23 Common Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera Flocks seen during winter
24 Blue Rock Pigeon Coluba livia Very common
25 Little Brown Dove Streptopelia senegalensis Common and breeds during summer.
26 Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis Common
27 Red Turtle Dove Streptopelia tarnquebarica Common
28 Ring Dove Streptopelia decaocto Common and breeds during summer.


29 Large Indian Parakeet Psittacula eupatria Common and breeds during summer.
30 Rose Ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Common and breeds in zoo.


31 Koel Eudynamys scolopacea Common during rainy season
32 Crow Pheasant or Coucal Centopus sinensis Fewer in umber
33 Pied–crested cuckoo Clamator jacobinus Seen during summer.


34 Spotted owler Athene brama Fewer, breeds during winter.
35 Barn Owl Tyto alba Fewer


36 Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus Fewer, usually fly over the pond near office.


37 Pied King–fisher Common, Cerylerudis Common, seen fishing in the pond & moats.
38 White Breasted King-fisher Halcyon smyrnensis Common, seen fishing in the pond & moats.
39 Common King-fisher Alcedo atthis Common, seen fishing in the pond & moats.


40 Common Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis Resident


41 Roller or Blue Jay Coracias benghalensis Commonly seen during summer


42 Indian Hoopoe Upupa epops Common and breeds during summer.


43 Blue Throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica Commonly seen during summer and breeds in zoo during March–April.
44 Crimson breasted barbet Megalaima haemacephala Common during summer and breeds in zoo during or Copper-smith March–April.


45 Yellow fronted pied Dendrocopos mahrattensis Common during summer and breeds.
46 Golden–backed Wood pecker Dinopium benghalense Common during summer and breeds.


47 Jungle Crow Corvus macrorhyncrhynchos Fewer in number.
48 House Crow Corvus splendens Very coomon & breeds during winter
49 Tree Pie Dendrocitta vagabunda Resident & common
50 Common Babbler Turdoides caudatus Common & resident.
51 Yellow-eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense Very common and resident
52 Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus Common and resident
53 Redvented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer Commonly seen during summer & breeds during April–June.
54 White-cheecked Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys Commonly seen during summer & breeds during April-June.
55 Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus Commonly seen during summer & breeds during April-June.
56 Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicata Common and resident
57 Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis Common and nest during summer.
58 Bay-backed Shrike Lanius vittatu Common and resident nest during April–June
59 Black Drongo or King Crow Dicrurus adsimilis Common and resident nest during April–June
60 Tailor Bird Orthotomus sutorius Common and breeds during winter
61 Streaked Fantail warbler Cisticola juncidis Common and resident.
62 Ashy Wren Warbler Prinia socialis Common and resident.
63 Golden oriole Oriolus oriolus Seen during summer, net seen in May-June
64 Brahminy Myna Strunus pagodarum Common, breeds during summer.
65 Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Common, breeds during summer.
66 Common Weaver Bird Ploceus phillippinus Common, Builds nests during summer.
67 White Throated Munia Lonchura malabarica Fewer and resident.
68 Red Munia or Waxbill Estrilda amandava Fewer and resident.
69 Large Pied Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis Common during winter
70 Whit Wagtail Motacilla alba Common during winter
71 Grey Wagtail Motacilla caspica Common during winter
72 Yellow headed wagtail Motacilla citreola Common during winter
73 White–eye Zosterops palpebrosa Common
74 Common Swallow Hirundo rustica Winter visitor
75 Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica Common, nests during March-April.
76 Blue throat Erithacus svecicus Winter migrant and common.
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