Majuli Cultural Landscape Management Authority
...Promoting and preserving the rich heritage of Majuli

MAJULI - FAUNA - BIRDS IN THE RIVER ISLAND OF MAJULI



Sl. No. English Name Scientific Name Status
1. Little Grebe Tachy baputus ruficollis Winter Migratory, Common.
2. Spotted Billed or Grey Pelican Pellcanus phillippensis Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Uncommon
3. Large Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Winter migratory,Uncommon
4. Little Cororant Pholacrocorax niger Winter Migratory, Common.
5. Darkter or Snake Bird Anhindga melanogaster Indigenous, Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Uncommon
6. Grui Heron Ardea cinerea Indigenous, Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Uncommon
7. Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Indigenous, Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Uncommon
8. Pond Heron Ardeola striatua Winter Migratory, Common.
9. Cattle Egret Bubulcus Ibis Winter Migratory, Common.
10. Chesnut Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus Indigenous, Uncommon
11. Great Egret Ardea alba Winter Migratory, Common.
12. Little Egret Egretta garzetta Winter Migratory, Common.
13. Open Bill Stork Anastomus oscitans Winter Migratory, Common.
14. Black Crowned Night Heron Noicticorax nycticorax Indigenous,migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common.
15. White Necked Stork Ciconia episcopus Indigenous, Uncommon
16. Greater Adjutant Stork Leptoptilos dubius Indigenous, Uncommon
17. Lesser Adjutant Stork Leptoptilos javanicus Indigenous, Common
18. Greyleg Goose Anser anser Winter Migratory, Common
19. Barheaded Goose Answer indicus Winter Migratory, Common
20. Leser Whistling Teal Dendrocygna javancia Winter Migratory, Common
21. Large Whistling Teal Dendrocygna bicolor Winter Migratory, Common
22. Ruddy Shelduck Or Brahminy Duck Tandorna tadorna Winter Migratory, Common
23. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Winter Migratory, Common
24. Cotton Teal Nettapus coromandelianus Indigenous,migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
25. Pintial Anas acuta Winter Migratory, Common
26. Spotbill Duck Anas poecilorhyncha Winter Migratory, Common
27. Red Crested Pochard Nitta rufina Winter migratory,Uncommon
28. Black Winged Kite Elanus caeruleus Winter Migratory, Common
29. Pariale Kite Milus migrans govida Winter Migratory, Common
30. Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Indigenous, Uncommon
31. Pallas's Fish Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryplus Uncommon
32. Short-Toed Sanke Eagle Circaetus gallicus Uncommon
33. White Backed Vulture Gyps-bengatensis Uncommon
34. Swamp Patridge Francolinus gularis Indigenous, Uncommon
35. Coucal, Greater Coucal / Crow-Pheasant Centropus sinesis Indigenous, Uncommon
36. Red Jungle Fowl Gullus gallus murgli Indigenous, Uncommon
37. Common Crane Grus grus Winter migratory,Uncommon
38. White Breasted Water Hen Amaurornis phoenicurus Winter Migratory, Common
39. Purple Moorhen Gallinule chloropus Winter Migratory, Common
40. Pheasant Tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus Indigenous,Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Uncommon
41. Bronze Wingd Jacana Metopidius indicus Winter Migratory, Common
42. Indian Moorhen Gallinule chloropus Winter Migratory, Common
43. Redwattled Lapwing Vanellus malabaricus Winter Migratory, Common
44. River Turn Sterna aurantia Winter Migratory, Common
45. Black Headed Gull Larus ichthyaetus Winter Migratory, Common
46. Common Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
47. Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis Winter Migratory, Common
48. Red Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica Winter Migratory, Common
49. Ring Dove Streptopelia decaoc to Winter Migratory, Common
50. Little Brown Dove Streptopetla senegalensis Winter Migratory, Common
51. Large Indian Parakeet Psittacula eupatria Indigenous,migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
52. Rose Ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Uncommon
53. Indian Lorikeet Loriculus vernalis Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Uncommon
54. Common Hawk Cuckoo/ Brain Fever Bird Cuculus varius (syn. Hirerococcyx) Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
55. Koel Eudynamys scolopacea Indigenous,migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
56. Jungle Nightjar Coprimulgus indicus Uncommon
57. House Swift Apus afinis Winter Migratory, Common
58. Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Winter Migratory, Common
59. Small Blue Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Winter Migratory, Common
60. White Breasted Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis Winter Migratory, Common
61. Small Green Bee Eater Merops orientalis Winter Migratory, Common
62. Chestnut-Headed Bee Eater Merops ieschenaulti Winter Migratory, Common
63. Small Green Barbet Megalaima viridis Indigenous,migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
64. Blue-Throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
65. Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineate Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
66. Hoopoe Upupa epops Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
67. Indian Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros malabaricus Indigenous,migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
68. Black-Backed Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes festivus Migratory, Common
69. Lesser Golden Backed Dinopium benghalense Migratory, Common
70. Greater Racked Tailed Derongo Dicrurus paradiseus Uncommon
71. Black Drongo Or King Crow Dicrurrs adsimilis Winter Migratory, Common
72. Pied Myna Sturnus contra Winter Migratory, Common
73. Bank Myna Seridotheres ginginianus Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Uncommon
74. Grey-Headed Myna Sturnus malabaricus Winter Migratory, Common
75. Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus Winter Migratory, Common
76. Common Myna Scridotheres tristis Winter Migratory, Common
77. House Crow Corvus sleendens Indigenous, Uncommon
78. Jungle Crow Corvus marorhynchos Winter Migratory, Common
79. Black-Headed Oriole Oriolus xanthornus Winter Migratory, Common
80. Magpie Robin Copychus saularis Winter Migratory, Common
81. Redvented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer Winter Migratory, Common
82. Red-Whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus Winter Migratory, Common
83. Greay Tit Parus major Winter Migratory, Common
84. Baya Weaver Phillippinus Indigenous,migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
85.Black-Breasted Weaver Bird Ploceus benghalensis Indigenous,migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
86. Shama Copsychus malabaricus Migratory, Uncommon
87. Tree Pie (Lndian Or Rofous) Dendrocitta vagabunda Winter Migratory, Common
88. Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica Indigenous,migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
89. Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis Indigenous, Uncommon
91. White-Browned Fantal Fly-Catcher Rhipndura aureola Indigenous,migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Common
92. Grey-Headed Fly-Catcher Culncicapa ceylonensis Migratory from adjacent area other than Majuli, Uncommon
93. White Jora Aegithina tiphia Migratory, Uncommon
94. Stone Curlew Burhinus oedicnemus Winter Migratory, Common
95. White Wagtail Motacilla alba Winter Migratory, Common
96. Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Winter Migratory, Common
97. House Sparrow Passer domesticus Indigenous, Uncommon
98. Red Munia Estrilda amandava Indigenous, Uncommon
99. Spotted Munia Lonchura punctulata Indigenous, Uncommon
100. Lagger Falcon Falco juggar Indigenous, Uncommon
101. Spotted Owlet Athene brama Winter Migratory, Common
102. Barn Owl Tyto alba Indigenous, Uncommon
103. Common Swallow Hirundo rustica gutturalis Uncommon
104. Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus Winter migratory,Uncommon