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Birds in kanha

Color is considered the essence of life". Who doesn't like the sight of these natural vibrant colors living before their eyes? Yes, we are talking about the spectacular birds that add cheer to the wilderness in the jungle making it a more wonderful experience for every visitor there.

Birds Names
Scientific Names
Whereabouts in Chitvan
01. Painted Francolin
Francolinus pictus
Resident At Chitvan in grassland
02. Grey Francolin
Francolinus pondicerianus
Resident At Chitvan in grassland
03. Grey Francolin
Coturnix coturnix
Winter Visitor At Chitvan in grassland
04. Jungle Bush Quail
Perdicula asiatica
Resident At Chitvan in water body
05. Lesser Whistling Duck
Dendrocygna javanica
Resident At Chitvan in Water body
06. Cotton Pygmy Goose
Nettapus coromandelianus
Resident At Chitvan in water body
07. Little Grebe
Tachybaptus ruficollis
Resident At Chitvan in water bodyd
08. Red Naped Ibis
Pseudibis papillosa
Resident At Chitvan on saaja tree near front goalchakra
09. Indian Pond Heron
Ardeola grayii
Resident At Chitvan in water body
10. Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis
Resident At Chitvan in water body
11. Little Egret
Egretta garzetta
Resident At Chitvan in water body
12.Little Cormorant
Phalacrocorax niger
Resident At Chitvan in water body
13. Common Kastrel
Falco Tinnun culus
Winter Visitor At Chitvan up on the grassland
14. Black Winged Kite
Elanus caeruleus
Resident At Chitvan up on the grassland
15. Oriental Honey Buzzard
Pernis ptilorhynchus
Resident At Chitvan up on the grassland
16. Crested Serpent Eagle
Spilornis cheela
Resident At Chitvan on the tree near water body
17. Shikra
Accipiter badius
Resident At Chitvan near grass land
18. White Eyed Buzzard
Butastur teesa
Residant At Chitvan up on the grassland
19. Tawny Eagle
Aquila Rapax
Rare Residant At Chitvan on mango tree near the staff room
20. Crested Hawk Eagle
Nisaetus cirrhatus
Residant At Chitvan on saaja tree near chitvan grassland
21. White Breasted Waterhen
Amaurarnis phoenicurus
Resident At Chitvan close by water tank
22. Red Wattled Lapwing
Vanellus indicus
Resident At water body in chitvan
23. Common Pigeon
Columba livia
Resident At prithvi bolck in chitvan
24. Oriantal Turtle Dove
Streptopelia orientalis
Resident on pathways at chitvan
25. Spotted Dove
Stigmatopelia chinensis
Resident Generaly on the every tree at chitvan
26. Red Collared Dove
Streptopelia tranquebarica
Resident At the joging track in chitvan
27. Laughing Dove
Stignatopelia senegalensis
Resident At the joging track in chitvan
28. Yellow Footed Green Pigeon
Treron phoenicopterus
Resident on harra/kadamb tree near the reception
29. Emerald Dove
Chalcophaps indica
Resident at our vegetable garden
30. Alexandrine parakeet
psittacula eupatria
Resident on fruits tree
31. Rose ringed parakeet
Psittacula krameri
Resident on fruits tree
32. Plum Headed Parakeet
Psittacula cianocephala
Resident back of jal cottage on the bamboo tree
33. Common Hawk Cuckoo
Hierococcyx varius
Resident Near reception
34. Asian Koel
Eudynamys scolopaceus
Resident near the swimming pool area
35. Southern Coucal
Centropus parroti
Resident near at water tank
36. Indian Scops Owl
Otus dakkamoena
Resident on bamboo near the varun sir house
37. Jungle Owlet
Glaucidium radiatum
Resident close by joging track
38. Savanna Nightjar
Caprimulgus affinis
Resident up on chitvan grassland at the night only
39. Asian Palm Swift
Cypsiurus balasiensis
Resident up on the chitvan primesis
40. Common Hoopoe
Upupa epops
Resident at joging track
41. Indian Roller
Coracias benghalensis
Resident on the gari tree front of reception
42. White Throated Kingfisher
Halcyon smyrnensis
Resident front of reception at small water body
43. Green Bee-eater
Merops orientalis
Resident at panchvati
44. Indian Grey Hornbill
Ocyceros birostris
Resident on the pakhri fruit tree
45. Malabar Pied Hornbill
Anthracoceros coronatus
Formar Range on the halldu tree
46. Brown Headed Barbet
Megalaima zeylanica
Resident on tree close t reception
47. Coppersmith Berbet
Megalaima haemacephala
Resident on tree close t reception
48. Brown Capped Pygmy Woodpecker
Dendrocopos nanus
Resident just front of jal suits on saaja tree
49. Large Cuckoo Shrike
Coracina macei
Resident close by reception at kadamb tree
50. Common Iora
Aegithina tiphia
Resident close to reception on the Amla tree
51. Small Minivet
Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Resident back & fornt of our jal suits
52. Scarlet Minivet
Pericrocotus speciosus
Resident back & fornt of our jal suits
53. Brown Shrike
Lanius cristatus
Winter Visitor at the grassland of chitvan
54. Bay-backed Shrike
Lanius vittatus
Resident at the grassland of chitvan
55. Long-Tailed Shrike
Lanius schach
Resident at the grassland of chitvan
56. Greater Racket-Tailed Drongo
Dicrurus paradiseus
The front of reception
57. Spangled Drongo
Dicrurus hottentottus
Resident close by the front goalchakra
58. Black Drongo
Dicrurus macrocercus
Resident Every were at chitvan
59. Ashy Drongo
Dicrurus leucophaeus
Winter Visitor close to vegetable garden
60. Indian Golden Oriole
Oriolus kundoo
Resident close to reception
61. Black-Hooded Oriole
Oriolus xanthornus
Resident close to reception
62. Asian Paradise-flycatcher
Terpsiphone paradisi
Passage (Autumn & / Or Spring
63. Black Naped Monarch
Hypothymis azurea
Resident close to reception
64. Rufous Tree Pie
Dendrocitta vagabunda
Resident Every were at chitvan
65. Indian Jungle Crow
Corvus culminatus
Resident close by the front goalchakra
66. House Crow
Corvussplendens
Resident close by the front goalchakra
67) .Great Tit
Parus major
Resident at vegetable garden
68. Indian Yellow Tit
Parus aplonotus
Resident at vegetable garden
69. Plain Martin
Riparia paludicola
Resident up on chitvan premises
70. Red Rumped Swallow
Cecropis daurica
Resident up on chitvan premises
71. Indian Busch Lark
Mirafra erythroptera
Resident close to chitvan grassland
72. Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark
Eremopterix griseus
Resident close to chitvan grassland
73. Red-vented Bulbul
Pycnonotus cafer
Resident on all trees
74. Jungle Prinia
Prinia sylvatica
Resident close to reception at lawn and vegetable gardan
75. Ashy Prinia
Prinia socialis
Resident close to reception at lawn and vegetable gardan
76. Plain Prinia
Prinia inornata
Resident close to reception at lawn and vegetable gardan
77. Zitting Cisticola
Cisticola juncidis
Resident at chitvan grassland
78. Common Tailor Bird
Orthotomus sutorius
Resident close to reception at lawn and vegetable gardan
79. Greenish Warbler
Phylloscopus trochiloides
Winter Visitor close to reception at lawn and vegetable gardan
80. Jungle Babbler
Turdoides striata
Resident Back side of prithvi,aakash & jai Black
81. Oriental white-eye
Zosterops palpebrosus
Resident close to reception at lawn and vegetable gardan
82. Indian nuthatch
Sitta castanea
Resident near the goal chakra
83. Spotted Creeper
Salpornis spilonotus
Recent records but may still survive near the goal chakra
84. Common Myna
Acridotheres tristis
Resident in all tree
85. Asian Pied Starling
Gracutica contra
Resident close to grassland on tree
86. Chestnut-tailed Starling
Sturnia malabarica
Winter Visitor close to grassland on tree
87. Brahminy Starling
Sturnia pagodarum
Resident close to grassland on tree
88. Oriental Magpie Robin
Copsychus saularis
Resident at vegitable garadn
89. White Rumped Shama
Copsychus malabaricus
Resident at joging track on bamboo tree
90. Black Red Start
Phoenicurus ochruros
Winter Visitor at vegitable garadn
91. Common Stonechat
Saxicola torquatus
Winter Visitor at vegitable garadn
92. Ultramarine Flycatcher
Ficedula superciliaris
Winter Visitor at kadamb tree close to reception
93. Verditer Flycatcher
Eumiias thalassinus
Known to be occasional, scare or erratic
94. Tickell's Blue Flycatcher
Cyornis tickelliae
Resident at harra tree close to reception
95. Purple Sunbird
Cinnyris asiaticus
Resident front of the jal suit
96. House Sparrow
Passer domsticus
Resident close to staff room
97. Chestnut-shouldered Petronia
Gymnoris xanthocollis
Resident the front of prithvi block
98. Baya Weaver
Ploceus philippinus
Resident at sugsrcane crop
99. Indian Silverbill
Euodice malabarica
Resident bitween control room to reception
100. Scaly- breasted Munia
lonchura punctulata
Resident bitween control room to reception
101. Black-headed Munia
lonchura malacca
State Border close to panchvati
102. Grey wagtail
Motacilla cinerea
Winter visitor front of our reception
103. White wagtail
Motacilla elba
Winter Visitor at vegetable gardan
104. Paddyfild Pipit
Anthus rufulus
Resident at vegetable gardan
105. Common Rose finch
Carpodacus erythrinus
WinterVisitor close by sahtut tree