Checklist of the birds of the Indian Subcontinent

R     widespread resident r      very local resident 
W    widespread winter visitor  w     sparse winter visitor
P     widespread migrant  p     sparse migrant 
V    vagrant or irregular visitor s    local summer breeder 
I     introduced resident  
Common English Name Scientific Name Status IUCN
Grey Peacock Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum r LC
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus R LC
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus r EN
Anatidae (Ducks, Geese and Swans)      
Fulvous Whistling-duck Dendrocygna bicolor r LC
Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica R LC
Bean Goose Anser fabalis V LC
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons V LC
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus V VU
Greylag Goose Anser anser W LC
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus rw LC
Snow Goose Anser caerulescens ? LC
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis ? LC
Mute Swan Cygnus olor V LC
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus V LC
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus V LC
Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos r LC
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea RW LC
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna w LC
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata r EN
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus r LC
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata V LC
Gadwall Anas strepera W LC
Falcated Duck Anas falcata V NT
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope W LC
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos rW LC
Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha R LC
Eastern Spot-billed Duck Anas zonorhyncha r LC
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata W LC
Sunda Teal Anas gibberifrons r LC
Northern Pintail Anas acuta W LC
Garganey Anas querquedula W LC
Baikal Teal Anas formosa V LC
Common Teal Anas crecca W LC
Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris V VU
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina w LC
Common Pochard Aythya ferina W LC
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca w NT
Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri w CR
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula W LC
Greater Scaup Aythya marila V LC
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis V VU
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula V LC
Smew Mergellus albellus w LC
Goosander Mergus merganser RW LC
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator V LC
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala V EN
Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa caryophyllacea Ex? CR
Gaviidae (Divers)      
Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata V LC
Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica V LC
Procellariidae (Shearwaters and Petrels)      
Cape Petrel Daption capense V LC
Barau’s Petrel Pterodroma baraui V LC
Bulwer’s Petrel Bulweria bulwerii V LC
Jouanin’s Petrel Bulweria fallax V LC
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas V LC
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus V LC
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes s LC
Audubon’s Shearwater Puffinus iherminieri r LC
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus V LC
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris V LC