Checklist of the birds of the Indian Subcontinent

Common English Name Scientific Name Status IUCN
Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki R LC
Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator R LC
Burhinidae (Thick-knees)      
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus ? LC
Indian Thick-knee Burhinus o. indicus R LC
Great Thick-knee Esacus recurvirostris r LC
Beach Thick-knee Esacus neglectus r NT
Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)      
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus w LC
Dromadidae (Crab Plover)      
Crab Plover Dromas ardeola w LC
Ibidorhynchidae (Ibisbill)      
Ibisbill Ibidorhyncha struthersii r LC
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)      
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus RW LC
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta rW LC
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)      
European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria V LC
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva W LC
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola w LC
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula w LC
Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus w LC
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius RW LC
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus RW LC
Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus sW LC
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii w LC
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus w LC
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus w LC
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus w LC
Yellow-wattled Lapwing Vanellus malabaricus w LC
River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii R NT
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus w LC
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus R LC
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius w CR
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus W LC
Rostratulidae (Painted-snipe)      
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis r LC
Jacanidae (Jacanas)      
Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus R LC
Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus R LC
Scolopacidae (Snipes, Sandpipers and other Waders)      
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola rW LC
Solitary Snipe Gallinago solitaria r LC
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola r VU
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura W LC
Swinhoe’s Snipe Gallinago megala w LC
Great Snipe Gallinago media V LC
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago rW LC
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus w LC
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa W NT
Eastern Black-tailed Godwit Limosa l. melanuroides w NT
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica W LC
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus W LC
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata W NT
Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis w NT
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus W LC
Common Redshank Tringa totanus sW LC
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis W LC
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia W LC
Nordmann’s Greenshank Tringa guttifer ? EN
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus W LC
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola W LC