Pteroclidae | Sandgrouses

Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)

Pallas's Sandgrouse


Columbidae | Pigeons and Doves

Yellow-eyed Pigeon (Columba eversmanni)
Red Collared-dove (Streptopelia tranquebarica)
European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur)

Wood Pigeon

Stock Pigeon

Rock Pigeon

Hill Pigeon

Eurasian Collared Dove

Oriental Turtle Dove

Laughing Dove


Cuculidae | Cuckoos

Indian Cuckoo (Cuculus micropterus)
Lesser Cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

Common Cuckoo

Oriental Cuckoo


Strigidae | True Owls

Oriental Scops Owl (Otus sunia)

Snowy Owl

Eurasian Eagle-Owl

Long-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl

Eurasian Scops-Owl

Boreal Owl

Little Owl

Eurasian Pygmy-Owl

Northern Hawk Owl

Tawny Owl

Ural Owl

Great Grey Owl


Caprimulgidae | Nightjars

Grey Nightjar (Caprimulgus indicus)

European Nightjar


Apodidae | Swifts

Common Swift

Pacific Swift

White-throated Needletail


Coraciidae | Rollers

Eurasian Roller

Alcedinidae | Kingfishers

Black-capped Kingfisher (Halcyon pileata)

Common Kingfisher

Meropidae | Bee-eaters

European Bee-eater


Upupidae | Hoopoes



Picidae | Woodpeckers

Rufous-bellied Woodpecker (Hypopicus hyperythrus)

Eurasian Wryneck

Grey-Headed Woodpecker

Black Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Middle Spotted Woodpecker

White-Backed Woodpecker

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

Eurasian Three-Toed Woodpecker


Hirundinidae | Swallows

Barn Swallow

Red-rumped Swallow

Northern House Martin

Eastern House Martin

Sand Martin

Pale Sand Martin

Eurasian Crag Martin

Alaudidae | Larks

Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)
Oriental Lark (Alauda gulgula)
Wood Lark (Lullula arborea)

Greater Short-toed Lark

Lesser Short-toed Lark

Asian Short-toed Lark

Calandra Lark

Mongolian Lark

White-winged Lark

Black Lark

Horned Lark

Sky Lark

Motacillidae | Pipits and Wagtails

Black-headed Wagtail (Motacilla feldegg)
Yellow-backed Wagtail (Motacilla lutea)
Motacilla alba alba

Yellow Wagtail

Eastern Yellow Wagtail

Chinese Yellow Wagtail

Green-headed Wagtail

Citrine Wagtail

Grey Wagtail

White Wagtail

Masked Wagtail

Richard's Pipit

Blyth's Pipit

Tawny Pipit

Tree Pipit

Olive-backed Pipit

Pechora Pipit

Meadow Pipit

Red-throated Pipit

Buff-bellied Pipit

Water Pipit