Chhattisgarh is an Indian state. Chhattisgarh has a variety of animal species. More than 400 birds have been spotted in Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh has a large forest area spread over the different districts. There might be more than 1000+ Birds species in the Chhattisgarh but only a few are identified. The reason behind saying that more than 1000 birds species might be available is because it is very difficult to visit all the forest areas and identify birds. The forest area is larger so till now nearly 400 Bird species have been identified in Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh Bird species with Photos

[1] Green Bee-Eater

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Scientific Name – Merops orientalis
This is a species of Asian bee-eater found in many Asian countries (Shri Lanka, India, Iran, Vietnam, etc). The color of the bird is bright green and we can’t identify the sex of the bird based on the color. The beak is black, the eyes are red and the tail is brown colored. They are about about 9 inches (16–18 cm) long. They feed on flying insects and sometimes eats bee. Their lifespan is 12 to 18 years.

[2] Red-vented Bulbul

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Scientific Name – Pycnonotus cafer
Its common name in India is Bulbul. It is found in Nepal, Srilanka, Burma, India, and Bhutan. Apart from these countries It has been introduced in many other parts of the world and has established itself including New Zealand, Argentina, Tonga, and Fiji, in parts of Samoa, Australia, the USA, and the Cook Islands. The bird is brown. The Head and tail are dark brown or black. The feather surrounding the anus is red-colored. The average size of this bird is 14 to 28 cm (5.5 to 11 inches). They feed on fruits, petals of flowers, nectar, and insects. The lifespan of this bird is 11 years.

[3] House Sparrow

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Scientific Name – Passer domesticus
House Sparrow is species of Sparrow family. They are small birds found in most areas of the world. It is native to Eurasia and North Africa and was introduced to South Africa, North and South America, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, India, and Central Asia. The male is dark brown, with a black bib, grey chest, and white cheeks, whereas the female is light brown throughout its body, with no black bib, crown, or white cheeks. The size of this bird is 16 cm (6.3 inches). They feed grains and seeds. The lifespan of a House Sparrow is 2 years.

[4] Indian Robin

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Scientific Name – Copsychus fulicatus
This is the bird of the family Muscicapidae. This bird is found in many Asian countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The male is black with white patches on shoulder. The female is brown. The size of the Indian Robin is 15 cm (6 inches) long. They feed on small insects, worms, and some small amphibians and lizards. The lifespan of the Indian Robin is 2 to 7 years.

[5] Cattle Egret

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Scientific Name – Bubulcus ibis
This is native to Asia and can be seen near the water area and with many cattle. They are white but in the breeding season, their head, neck, and back color become orange-buff. They are about 19-21 inches in size. It feeds on insects, fishes, tadpoles, frogs, and lizards. The lifespan of this bird is a maximum of 23 years.

[6] Black Kite

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Scientific Name – Milvus migrans
This bird is found in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. The color of this bird is brown and its wings and tails are darker browns. Their average size is 47 to 60 cm. They feed on insects, fishes, amphibians, lizards, and many small birds. Their lifespan is 24-28 years.

[7]Black Drongo

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Scientific Name – Dicrurus macrocercus
This bird is found in most Asian countries like India, Bangladesh, China, Iran, Shri Lanka, and Japan. They are shiny black. Their size is 28 cm (11 in) in length. They feed on small insects and small lizards. Their lifespan is 12 to 15 years.

[8]Scaly-breasted Munia

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Scientific Name – Lonchura punctulata
This is endemic species in India found in India, Shri Lanka, the Philippines, and Indonesia. The Head and dorsal parts are brown and the stomach is a white color with black rings. The size of this bird is 11–12 centimeters (4.3–4.7 in) long. They mainly feed on small seeds and grass seeds. The lifespan of this bird is 6 to 8 years.

[9]White-throated Kingfisher

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Scientific Name – Halcyon smyrnensis
This bird is widely distributed in Asia from the Sinai east through the Indian subcontinent to China and Indonesia. The wings are bright blue and the head and the ventral surface are dark browns. The beak is reddish-orange. The breast is white-colored. The bird is 19 – 21 cm long. The bird feeds on insects, earthworms, rodents, snakes, small crustaceans, fish, and frogs. The lifespan of a White-throated Kingfisher is 5 years.

[10]Indian Roller

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Scientific Name – Coracias benghalensis
This bird is commonly known as Nilkantha. The birds are found in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Iraq, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Maldives, Syria, Turkey, and Qatar. The size of this bird is 26-27 cm long. India roller is a colorful bird. The wings, tail, and belly are lite blue colored and the wings are darker blue colored. The back is grey colored and the neck is pinkish brown. Indian roller feeds on insects, spiders, scorpions, small snakes, frogs, and other amphibians. The lifespan of this bird is 17 years.

[11]Indian Pond-Heron

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Scientific Name – Ardeola grayii
Indian Pond Heron is generally found in India. They can be seen near water like ponds, rivers, farms, and marshy areas. This bird is drab brown, wings are white not completely because most, dorsal parts of the wings are brown and a few parts and the ventral surface are white and can be easily seen while flight. In the breeding season, they can look lite pink colored. They are 40 to 50cm long. Indian Pond-Heron feed on fishes, aquatic insects, amphibians, and leeches. The lifespan of this bird is 15 years.

[12]Laughing Dove

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Scientific Name – Streptopelia senegalensis
This is a small pigeon found in Asian countries, Africa and Australia. This bird is pinkish brown and grey colored, and the neck has multiple dark dots. The bird is 25cm (9.8 inches) long. Laughing Dove feeds on small seeds, grains, grasses, and small insects. The lifespan of this bird is 5 to 10 years.

[13]Shikra

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Scientific Name – Accipiter badius
This bird is found in Asian and African countries. The dorsal parts look pale blue-grey and the ventral parts are rusty brown. They are 25 to 45 cm long. They feed small reptiles, small birds, rats, squirrels, eggs, and insects. The lifespan of this bird is 4 to 5 years.

[14]Oriental Magpie-Robin

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Scientific Name – Copsychus saularis
This bird is found in Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and eastern Pakistan, eastern Indonesia, Thailand, South China, Malaysia, and Singapore. The male has a black upperpart and shoulder has a white patch, and the underpart is white. Females are greyish black and greyish white. They are 19 to 20cm long. They eat insects, small lizards, and sometimes flower nectar. The lifespan of this bird is 5 to 10 years.

[15]Indian Silverbill

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Scientific Name – Euodice malabarica
Indian Silverbill is found in Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Iran, and Israel. The upperparts are buff-brown and the underparts are white. The Bill is silver-grey that’s why it is known as the Indian Silverbill. They are 11 to 11.5cm long. These birds mainly feed on small seeds and insects. The lifespan of this bird is 4 to 7 years.

[16]Common Myna

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Scientific Name – Acridotheres tristis
Common Myna is native to Asia. This bird is also known as Mynah. They are dark chocolate colored with yellow bill and white patches on the shoulder and lower tail. They are 23 cm long. They feed insects, frogs, small reptiles, seeds, grains, and fruits. Their lifespan is 12 years.

[17] Brahminy Starling

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Scientific Name – Sturnia pagodarum
This is a type of myna commonly found in most states of India. The upper wings are grey colored with a black borderline to the tail on both sides. The head has a black cap-like structure. The lower parts and head are chocolatey in color, the bill is yellow. They are 20 to 22 cm long. They feed insects and fruits. Their lifespan is 3 to 4 years.

[18]Purple Sunbird

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Scientific Name – Cinnyris asiaticus
This bird is native to Asia. They are shiny purple and dark-colored. They are small birds, 11 cm long. They feed on nectar and small insects. They live a maximum of 16 to 20 years.

[19]Little Cormorant

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Scientific Name – Microcarbo niger
This bird in Chhattisgarh is commonly known as Panbudi and Panquily. The bird is found in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Nepal. This is the shiny black colored bird. This is a 50 to 55cm long bird. They mostly feed on fishes and sometimes amphibians and crustaceans. Their lifespan is 15 years.

[20]Asian Pied Starling

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Scientific Name – Gracupica contra
They are native to India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. In Chhattisgarh, it is called Myna. The head is black and behind the eyes white circle-like spot is found, the upper parts are black and the lowerparts are white. They are 22cm long and feed on insects, amphibians, small reptiles, worms, seeds, fruits, and mollusks. Their lifespan is (Not updated).

[21]Lesser Whistling-Duck

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Scientific Name – Dendrocygna javanica
This bird is native to India and is sometimes also seen in neighboring countries. The color of this bird is pale brown and maroon-chestnut. This bird is 38 to 42 cm long and they feed on small fishes, crustaceans, aquatic insects, amphibians, and leeches. The lifespan of this bird is 9 years.

[22]Red-wattled Lapwing

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Scientific Name – Vanellus indicus
This bird is found in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Srilanka, and Bangladesh. The upperparts are chocolatey and grey. The Head is black and from behind the eyes to the neck to the lower parts are white. The bill is pink in color. They are 30 to 35cm long. They feed on insects, amphibians, worms, fishes, leeches, and mollusks. The lifespan of this bird is 9 years.

[23]Red Avadavat

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Scientific Name – Amandava amandava
This is a sparrow-sized bird. They are found in most places of the world except Antarctica and Arctic areas. They are red-colored birds with white spots. The wings and tail’s tip are brown. This bird is 10.6 cm (4-5 inches) long. They feed on grass seeds and small insects. The lifespan of this bird is 8 to 17 years.

[24]Baya Weaver

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Baya Weaver

Scientific Name – Ploceus philippinus
Baya Weaver birds are found in India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The color of this bird is Yellow and the upperpart is dark brown. The size of this bird is 15 cm (5.9 inches) long. This small bird feeds on grass seeds and small insects. The lifespan of this bird is 10 to 15 years.

[25]Spotted Dove

Spotted Dove

Scientific Name – Streptopelia chinensis
This bird is found in India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. The body color is pinkish brown, the wings are grey with spotted white color, and a black and white checkerboard pattern on the neck. The size of this bird is 28 to 32cm long. They feed on grains, seeds, and small insects. Their lifespan is 6 to 8 years.

[26]Coppersmith Barbet

Coppersmith Barbet

Scientific Name – Psilopogon haemacephalus
This bird is found in India and Southeast Asia. The body color is green barbet with streaked underparts, reddish legs, and orbital skin. The size of this bird is 15–17 cm long. They feed insects. Their lifespan is not known.

[27]Asian Openbill

Asian Openbill

Scientific Name – Anastomus oscitans
This bird is found in India, Pakistan, Srilanka, China, Thailand, and Nepal. The body color is greyish (non-breeding season) or white (breeding season) with glossy black wings. The size of this bird is 81 cm long. They feed on mollusks and fishes. Their lifespan is 18 years.

[28]Indian Paradise-Flycatcher

Indian paradise flycatcher

Scientific Name – Terpsiphone paradisi
This bird is found in India, Bangladesh and south-western Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. The body color heads are glossy black with a black crown and crest, their black bill round and sturdy, and their eyes black. Females are rufous on the back with a greyish throat and underparts. The size of this bird is 19–22 cm (7.5–8.7 inches) long. They feed insects. Their lifespan is 2 – 10 years.

[29]Paddyfield Pipit

Paddyfield Pipit

Scientific Name – Anthus rufulus
This bird is found in southern Asia east to the Philippines. The body color is brown plumage. The size of this bird is 15 cm long. They feed insects. Their lifespan is not known.

[30]Rock Pigeon

Rock Pigeon

Scientific Name – Columba livia
This bird is found in Europe, Northern Africa, and India. The color of this bird is bluish-gray, pure white to brown. The size of this bird is 30-36 cm long. They feed on seeds and grains. Their lifespan is 6 years.

[31]Common Kingfisher

Common Kingfisher

Scientific Name –Alcedo atthis
This bird is found in Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, North Korea, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Afghanistan. The color of this bird’s wings is a blue/green color and their upper parts, rump and tail are a bright blue color. Their underparts are bright orange. The size of this bird is 17 cm long. They feed on fishes, crustaceans, frogs and other amphibians, annelid worms, mollusks, and insects. Their lifespan is 6 to 10 years.

[32]Greater Coucal

Greater Coucal

Scientific Name – Centropus sinensis
This bird is found in Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam, Bhutan, Philippines, and Singapore. The color of this bird is black, with a purple gloss and deep rufous colored wings. The size of this bird is 48 cm long. They feed on insects, caterpillars, and small vertebrates. Their lifespan is not known.

[33]Plain Prinia

Plain Prinia

Scientific Name –Prinia inornata
This bird is found in China, Taiwan, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam, and Pakistan. The color of this bird is olive-brown or reddish-brown. The size of this bird is 13–14-cm long. They feed on insects. Their lifespan is 10 years.

[34]Red Junglefowl

Red Junglefowl

Scientific Name –Gallus gallus
This bird is found in Bhutan, Timor-Leste, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam . The color of this bird is a mix of feather colors, with orange, brown, red, gold, grey, white, olive, and even metallic green plumage. The size of this bird is 28 cm long. They feed on insects, fruits, seeds, small reptiles, and nuts. Their lifespan is 15 -20years.

[35]Black-winged Kite

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Scientific Name –Elanus caeruleus
This bird is found in China, Spain, Portugal, France, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Papua New Guinea, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam, Equatorial Guinea, South Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, DR Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Yemen, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. The color of this bird is grey and white with black shoulders and red eyes. The size of this bird is 35 cm (14 in) long. They feed on small mammals like rodents, shrews, bats, and also small birds. Their lifespan is 6 years.

[36]Gray-headed Swamphen
Scientific Name –
Porphyrio poliocephalus

Gray headed Swamphen

This bird is found in Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Turkey. The color of this bird is a colorful rail with dark purple to blue colors. The size of this bird is 38-50 cm long. They feed on plant material, including stalks, roots, leaves, and seeds of aquatic plants. Their lifespan is 9 years.

[37]Common Hoopoe
Scientific Name –
Upupa epops

Common Hoopoe

This bird is found in Europa, Asia, and Africa. The color of this bird is the pinkish-brown body, striking black and white wings, a long black downcurved bill, and a long pinkish-brown crest. The size of this bird is 25–32 cm (9.8–12.6 in) long. They feed on insects, spiders, seeds, fruits, and even small lizards and frogs. Their lifespan is 10 years.

[38]Pied Bushchat
Scientific Name – Saxicola caprata

Pied Bushchat

This bird is found in China, Papua New Guinea, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam, Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan. The color of this bird is males are black with white shoulder and vent patches, Females are predominantly brownish while juveniles are speckled. The size of this bird is 13–14 cm long. They feed on various insects. Their lifespan is not known.

[39]Oriental Honey-Buzzard
Scientific Name –
Pernis ptilorhynchus

Oriental Honey Buzzard

This bird is found in Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and Indonesia. The color of this bird is In females, the feathers are browner, slightly washed grey. Females are darker than males. Upperparts are uniformly dark brown in males, darker and deeper brown in females. The size of this bird is 50 to 70 cm long. They feed on the larvae of bees and wasps. Their lifespan is 9 years.

[40]Jungle Babbler
Scientific Name –
Argya striata

Jungle Babbler

This bird is found in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, and Pakistan. The color of this bird is brownish grey. The size of this bird is 25 cm long. They feed on mainly on insects, but also eat grains, nectar and berries. Their lifespan is 16.5 years.

[41]Little Egret
Scientific Name –
Egretta garzetta

Egretta garzetta

This bird is found in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Czech Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, South Korea, North Korea, Moldova, Poland, Slovakia, Syria, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, DR Congo, Croatia, Cyprus, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Ireland, Israel, Netherlands, Macedonia, Portugal, Timor-Leste, Turkey, United Kingdom, Federated States of Micronesia, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Afghanistan, Denmark, Palestine, Canada, Dominica, Finland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mongolia, Norway, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago. The color of this bird is Its plumage is normally entirely white, although there are dark forms with largely bluish-grey plumage. The size of this bird is 61 cm long. They feed on mainly fish, but they also eat amphibians, small reptiles, mammals and birds, as well as crustaceans, mollusks, insects, spiders, and worms. Their lifespan is 5 years.

[42]Little Ringed Plover
Scientific Name –
Charadrius dubius

Little Ringed Plover

This bird is found in China, Hong Kong, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Macao, Mongolia, Taiwan, Spain, Portugal, France, Finland, United Kingdom, Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Western Sahara, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Papua New Guinea, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, DR Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Czech Republic, and Macedonia. The color of this bird is it shows a plain brown wing with a distinctive black and white head pattern and lower parts are white. The size of this bird is 14–17 cm long. They feed on Insects, insect larvae, spiders, ants, grasshoppers, crickets, cicadas, locust, dragonflies, beetles, worms, crustaceans and snails. Their lifespan is 5-10 years.

[43]Indian Golden Oriole
Scientific Name –
Oriolus kundoo

This bird is found in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The color of this bird is striking yellow and jet black plumage, and fully black wings. The size of this bird is 24-25 cm long. They feed on fruits, nectar and insects. Their lifespan is 8 to 12 years.

[44]Spotted Owlet
Scientific Name –
Athene brama

Spotted Owlet

This bird is found in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Viet Nam, Iran, and Pakistan. The color of this bird is The upperparts are grey-brown, heavily spotted with white. The facial disc is pale and the iris is yellow. The size of this bird is 21 cm ( (8.3 in) long. They feed on Grasshoppers, crickets, beetles, moths, insect larvae, toads, small frogs, lizards, small birds and small rodents. Their lifespan is 16 – 17 years.

[45]Purple-rumped Sunbird
Scientific Name –
Leptocoma zeylonica

Purple rumped Sunbird

This bird is found in India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. The color of this bird is the male has a green metallic crown and shoulder patch, a dark brown body with purple a rump, a purple throat, lemon-yellow underparts, and whitish flanks. The female is light grayish-brown above and pale yellow below. The size of this bird is less than 10 cm long. They feed on nectar; however, they will also take insects, especially when feeding young. Their lifespan is 22 years.

[46]Pied Kingfisher
Scientific Name –
Ceryle rudis

Pied Kingfisher

This bird is found in Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Congo, DR Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Macao, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Viet Nam, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Afghanistan . The color of this bird is black and white plumage and crest. The size of this bird is 25-29 CM long. They feed on mainly on fish, although it will take crustaceans and large aquatic insects. Their lifespan is 4 years.

[47]Common Hawk-Cuckoo
Scientific Name –
Hierococcyx varius

Common Hawk Cuckoo

This bird is found in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan. The color of this bird is The plumage is ashy grey above; whitish below, cross-barred with brown. The size of this bird is 34cm long. They feed insects. Their lifespan is 12.9 years.

[48]White-eyed Buzzard
Scientific Name –
Butastur teesa

White eyed Buzzard

This bird is found in China, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Iran, and Pakistan. The color of this bird is Adults have a rufous tail, a distinctive white iris, and a white throat bearing a dark mesial stripe bordered. The head is brown and the median coverts of the upper wing are pale. The size of this bird is 36–43 cm long. They feed on locusts, grasshoppers, crickets, and other large insects, as well as mice, lizards, and frogs. Their lifespan is 17 years.

[49]Siberian Stonechat
Scientific Name –
Saxicola maurus

Siberian Stonechat

This bird is found in Bhutan, China, Finland, India, Iran, Japan, Nepal, Russia, Thailand, and Turkey. The color of this bird is A Siberian stonechat male bird has a black head and an orange throat, while a female bird has brown upper parts and a brown head with neck patches. . The size of this bird is 12·5 cmlong. They feed on small or medium-sized insects. Their lifespan is not known.

[50]Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Scientific Name –
Hydrophasianus chirurgus

Pheasant tailed Jacana

This bird is found in China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam, Oman, and Pakistan. The color of this bird is The body is chocolate brown, the face is white, and the back of the crown is black with white stripes running down the sides of the neck, separating the white of the front of neck and the silky golden yellow of the nape. The size of this bird is 39 to 58 cm (15 to 23 in) long. They feed on insects and other invertebrates, picked from the floating vegetation or the water’s surface. Their lifespan is not known.

[51]Black-crowned Night-Heron

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Scientific Name – Nycticorax nycticorax

This bird is found in Europe, Asia, and North and South America. The color of this bird is light-gray birds with a neatly defined black back and black crown. The size of this bird is 22.8 to 26 inches (58 to 66 centimeters in length). They feed on fish, crustaceans, aquatic insects, frogs, snakes, clams, mussels, rodents, carrion. Their lifespan is 20 years.

[52]White-browed Wagtail

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Scientific Name – Motacilla maderaspatensis

This bird is found in south of the Himalayas, east of the Indus system and to the west of Bangladesh. The color of this bird is black upperparts, head and breast, with a white supercilium and large white wingbar. The size of this bird is 21 cm (8.3 in) length long. They feed on orthopterans, caterpillars and spiders. Their lifespan is 12 years.

[53]Bronze-winged Jacana

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Scientific Name – Metopidius indicus

This bird is found in across South and Southeast Asia. The color of this bird is chick is light brown in color, having a dark stripe down the nape. The size of this bird is 28–31 cm long. They feed on insects and other invertebrates. Their lifespan is Not Known.

[54]Large-billed Crow

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Scientific Name – Corvus macrorhynchos

This bird is found in northeastern Asian seaboard to Afghanistan and eastern Iran in the west, through South and Southeast Asia, to the Lesser Sundas and Cambodia in the southeast. The color of this bird is Entirely black. The size of this bird is 46–59 cm; 18–23 in long. They feed on on carrion, leftover food from humans, and also food stolen from other birds. Their lifespan is 10-20 years.

[55]White Wagtail

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Scientific Name – Motacilla alba

This bird is found in Europe and the Asian Palearctic and parts of North Africa. The color of this bird is mostly white except for black upperparts and upper breast. The size of this bird is 16.5 to 19 cm (6.5 to 7.5 in) long. They feed on insects, including midges, crane flies, and other flies, beetles, mayflies, dragonfly larvae, caterpillars, moths, and many others. Their lifespan is 12 years.

[56]Yellow-eyed Babbler

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Scientific Name – Chrysomma sinense

This bird is found in Pakistan through India, Nepal, Sri Lanka to Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Viet Nam and China. The color of this bird is Brown above and white below with rufous wingtips. Red eyering is unique. The size of this bird is 18 centimetres (7.1 in)long. They feed on Caterpillars , grasshoppers (Orthoptera) and other insects, also spiders (Araneae); also berries (Lantana, Salvadora persica), nectar (Erythrina, Salmalia). Their lifespan is Not known years.

[57]Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark

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Scientific Name – Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark

This bird is found in from south of the Himalayas to Sri Lanka. The color of this bird is Females are pale brown and Males have a gray head that contrasts with a black eye-stripe, and black on the collar, throat, and underparts. The size of this bird is 11 cm to 14 cm long. They feed on seeds and insects. Their lifespan is 12-15 years.

[58]Yellow-wattled Lapwing

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Scientific Name – Vanellus malabaricus

This bird is found in India. The color of this bird is dull grey brown with a black cap, yellow legs. The size of this bird is 24–28 cm long. They feed on beetles, termites and other invertebrates. Their lifespan is not known.

[59]Purple Heron

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Scientific Name – Ardea purpurea

This bird is found in Europe, Asia and Africa. The color of this bird is light colored grayish- purple with some variations of black, brown, and white. The size of this bird is 120 – 150 cm long. They feed on fish, small mammals and amphibians, but nestling birds, snakes, lizards, crustaceans, water snails, insects and spiders . Their lifespan is 23 years.

[60]Small Minivet

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Scientific Name – Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

This bird is found in Indian subcontinent east to Indonesia. The color of this bird is underparts are grey and underparts are orange . The size of this bird is 16 cm long. They feed on Beetles, grasshoppers, locusts, crickets, moths, caterpillars and spiders etc. Their lifespan is not available (will update Soon).

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