List of Birds of Pakistan

List Of Birds Of Pakistan

This is a list of the bird species recorded in Pakistan. The avifauna of Pakistan includes a total of 786 species, of which 39 are rare or accidental. 1 species listed are extirpated in Pakistan and are not included in the species count. The Chukar (Alectoris chukar) is the national bird of Pakistan, whilst the Peregrine falcon is the military state-bird of the Pakistan Air Force.

This list's taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families, and species) and nomenclature (common and scientific names) generally follow the conventions of Clements's 5th edition. The family accounts at the beginning of each heading reflects this taxonomy, as do the species counts found in each family account. Accidental species are included in the total species counts for Pakistan.

The following tags have been used to highlight certain relevant categories. The commonly occurring, native, species do not fall into any of these categories.

  • (A) Accidental A species that rarely or accidentally occurs in Pakistan.

Table of contents

Non-passerines: Loons . Grebes . Shearwaters and Petrels . Storm-Petrels . Tropicbirds . Pelicans . Boobies and Gannets . Cormorants . Darters . Bitterns, Herons and Egrets . Storks . Ibises and Spoonbills . Flamingos . Ducks, Geese and Swans . Osprey . Hawks, Kites and Eagles . Caracaras and Falcons . Pheasants and Partridges . Buttonquails . Cranes . Rails, Crakes, Gallinules, and Coots . Bustards . Jacanas . Painted snipe . Crab Plover . Oystercatchers . Ibisbill . Avocets and Stilts . Thick-knees . Pratincoles and Coursers . Plovers and Lapwings . Sandpipers and allies . Skuas and Jaegers . Gulls . Terns . Skimmers . Sandgrouse . Pigeons and Doves . Parrots, Macaws and allies . Cuckoos and Anis . Barn owls . Typical owls . Nightjars . Swifts . Kingfishers . Bee-eaters . Typical Rollers . Hoopoes . Hornbills . Barbets . Honeyguides . Woodpeckers and allies .

Passerines: Pittas . Larks . Swallows and Martins . Wagtails and Pipits . Cuckoo-shrikes . Bulbuls . Kinglets . Ioras . Waxwings . Grey Hypocolius . Dippers . Wrens . Accentors . Thrushes and allies . Cisticolas and allies . Old World warblers . Old World flycatchers . Fantails . Monarch flycatchers . Babblers . Parrotbills . Long-tailed tits . Chickadees and Titmice . Nuthatches . Wallcreeper . Treecreepers . Penduline tits . Sunbirds and Spiderhunters . Flowerpeckers . White-eyes . Old World Orioles . Shrikes . Helmetshrikes . Drongos . Crows, Jays, Ravens and Magpies . Starlings . Weavers and allies . Waxbills and allies . Buntings, Sparrows, Seedeaters and allies . Siskins, Crossbills and allies . Sparrows .

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Read more about List Of Birds Of Pakistan:  Loons, Grebes, Shearwaters and Petrels, Storm-Petrels, Tropicbirds, Pelicans, Boobies and Gannets, Cormorants, Darters, Bitterns, Herons and Egrets, Storks, Ibises and Spoonbills, Flamingos, Ducks, Geese and Swans, Osprey, Hawks, Kites and Eagles, Caracaras and Falcons, Pheasants and Partridges, Buttonquails, Cranes, Rails, Crakes, Gallinules, and Coots, Bustards, Jacanas, Painted Snipe, Crab Plover, Oystercatchers, Ibisbill, Avocets and Stilts, Thick-knees, Pratincoles and Coursers, Plovers and Lapwings, Sandpipers and Allies, Skuas and Jaegers, Gulls, Terns, Skimmers, Sandgrouse, Pigeons and Doves, Parrots, Macaws and Allies, Cuckoos and Anis, Barn Owls, Typical Owls, Nightjars, Swifts, Kingfishers, Bee-eaters, Typical Rollers, Hoopoes, Hornbills, Barbets, Honeyguides, Woodpeckers and Allies, Pittas, Larks, Swallows and Martins, Wagtails and Pipits, Cuckoo-shrikes, Bulbuls, Kinglets, Ioras, Waxwings, Grey Hypocolius, Dippers, Wrens, Accentors, Thrushes and Allies, Cisticolas and Allies, Old World Warblers, Old World Flycatchers, Fantails, Monarch Flycatchers, Babblers, Parrotbills, Long-tailed Tits, Chickadees and Titmice, Nuthatches, Wallcreeper, Treecreepers, Penduline Tits, Sunbirds and Spiderhunters, Flowerpeckers, White-eyes, Old World Orioles, Shrikes, Helmetshrikes, Drongos, Crows, Jays, Ravens and Magpies, Starlings, Weavers and Allies, Waxbills and Allies, Buntings, Sparrows, Seedeaters and Allies, Siskins, Crossbills and Allies, Sparrows

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