Richard Greer: Sri Lanka Life List FOGSL Record(s) 1 to 166 of 166 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Sri Lanka Junglefowl Gallus lafayetii 2 Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus 3 Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica 4 Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus 5 Garganey Anas querquedula 6 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 7 Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus 8 Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala 9 Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans 10 Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus 11 Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 12 Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 13 Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis 14 Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 15 Striated Heron Butorides striata 16 Indian Pond-heron Ardeola grayii 17 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 18 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 19 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 20 Great Egret Casmerodius albus 21 Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia 22 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 23 Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis 24 Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger 25 Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis 26 Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster 27 Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 28 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus 29 Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus 30 Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus 31 Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus 32 White-bellied Sea-eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster 33 Crested Serpent-eagle Spilornis cheela 34 Shikra Accipiter badius 35 Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis 36 White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus 37 Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio 38 Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus 39 Great Thick-knee Esacus recurvirostris 40 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 41 Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus 42 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 43 Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 44 Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus 45 Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus 46 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 47 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 48 Common Redshank Tringa totanus 49 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 50 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 51 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 52 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 53 Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica 54 Caspian Tern Sterna caspia 55 Great Crested Tern Sterna bergii 56 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 57 Little Tern Sterna albifrons 58 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 59 Rock Pigeon Columba livia 60 Sri Lanka Wood-pigeon Columba torringtoniae 61 Spotted Dove Stigmatopelia chinensis 62 Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica 63 Orange-breasted Green-pigeon Treron bicinctus 64 Pompadour Green-pigeon Treron pompadora 65 Green Imperial-pigeon Ducula aenea 66 Sri Lanka Hanging-parrot Loriculus beryllinus 67 Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri 68 Plum-headed Parakeet Psittacula cyanocephala 69 Emerald-collared Parakeet Psittacula calthropae 70 Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus 71 Red-faced Malkoha Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus 72 Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis 73 Frogmouth Batrachostomus moniliger 74 Indian Swiftlet Collocalia unicolor 75 Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus 76 Asian Palm-swift Cypsiurus balasiensis 77 Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba 78 Little Swift Apus affinis 79 Crested Treeswift Hemiprocne coronata 80 Malabar Trogon Harpactes fasciatus 81 Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis 82 Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis 83 White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis 84 Black-backed Kingfisher Ceyx erithaca 85 Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 86 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis 87 Little Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis 88 Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus 89 Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti 90 Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 91 Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill Ocyceros gingalensis 92 Brown-headed Barbet Megalaima zeylanica 93 Yellow-fronted Barbet Megalaima flavifrons 94 Crimson-fronted Barbet Megalaima rubricapillus 95 Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus 96 Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense 97 Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus 98 Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura 99 Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus 100 Common Iora Aegithina tiphia 101 Black-headed Cuckooshrike Coracina melanoptera 102 Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus 103 Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus 104 Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus 105 Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus 106 White-bellied Drongo Dicrurus caerulescens 107 Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus 108 White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola 109 Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea 110 Asian Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi 111 Sri Lanka Magpie Urocissa ornata 112 House Crow Corvus splendens 113 Jungle Crow Corvus levaillantii 114 Great Tit Parus major 115 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 116 Hill Swallow Hirundo domicola 117 Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica 118 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis 119 Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis 120 Plain Prinia Prinia inornata 121 Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus 122 Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer 123 Yellow-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus penicillatus 124 White-browed Bulbul Pycnonotus luteolus 125 Yellow-browed Bulbul Iole indica 126 Asian Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus 127 Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius 128 Blyth's Reed-warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 129 Clamorous Reed-warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus 130 Large-billed Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris 131 Brown-capped Babbler Pellorneum fuscocapillus 132 Sri Lanka Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus melanurus 133 Dark-fronted Babbler Rhopocichla atriceps 134 Orange-billed Babbler Turdoides rufescens 135 Yellow-billed Babbler Turdoides affinis 136 Ashy-headed Laughingthrush Garrulax cinereifrons 137 Sri Lanka White-eye Zosterops ceylonensis 138 Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus 139 Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis 140 Hill Myna Gracula religiosa 141 Common Myna Acridotheres tristis 142 White-faced Starling Sturnus albofrontatus 143 Rosy Starling Sturnus roseus 144 Pied Thrush Zoothera wardii 145 Spot-winged Thrush Zoothera spiloptera 146 Oriental Magpie-robin Copsychus saularis 147 Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicatus 148 Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata 149 Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica 150 Brown-breasted Flycatcher Muscicapa muttui 151 Dull-blue Flycatcher Eumyias sordidus 152 Tickell's Blue-flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae 153 White-throated Flowerpecker Dicaeum vincens 154 Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorhynchos 155 Purple-rumped Sunbird Nectarinia zeylonica 156 Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica 157 Long-billed Sunbird Nectarinia lotenia 158 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 159 White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata 160 Black-throated Munia Lonchura kelaarti 161 Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata 162 Tricoloured Munia Lonchura malacca 163 Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus 164 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 165 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 166 Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus