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Bird species in Thailand

Species of Thailand

Bird species in Thailand

Please note that some of the species listed below may be extinct or no longer found in Thailand, around 45 of birds listed here are rare with few historical records or accidental records.

The range maps for species below may not be accurate or complete. Our work is not pure scientific but we try to verify the data we collect as much we can.

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Birds (Class: Aves)

Total 1052 species

Non-passerines
Grebes (Order: Podicipediformes, Family: Podicipedidae)
Shearwaters and petrels (Order: Procellariiformes, Family: Procellariidae)
Storm petrels (Order: Procellariiformes, Family: Hydrobatidae)
Tropicbirds (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Phaethontidae)
Pelicans (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Pelecanidae)
Boobies (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Sulidae)
Cormorants (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Phalacrocoracidae)
Darters (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Anhingidae)
Frigatebirds (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Fregatidae)
Bitterns, herons and egrets (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Ardeidae)
Storks (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Ciconiidae)
Ibises and spoonbills (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Threskiornithidae)
Ducks, geese and swans (Order: Anseriformes, Family: Anatidae)
Osprey (Order: Falconiformes, Family: Pandionidae)
Eagles, kites and allies (Order: Falconiformes, Family: Accipitridae)
Falcons (Order: Falconiformes, Family: Falconidae)
Pheasants and partridges (Order: Galliformes, Family: Phasianidae)
Buttonquails (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Turnicidae)
Cranes (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Gruidae)
Rails, crakes, gallinules and coots (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Rallidae)
Finfoot (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Heliornithidae)
Jacanas (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Jacanidae)
Painted-snipe (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Rostratulidae)
Crab plover (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Dromadidae)
Avocets and stilts (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Recurvirostridae)
Thick-knees (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Burhinidae)
Pratincoles and coursers (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Glareolidae)
Plovers and lapwings (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Charadriidae)
Sandpipers and allies (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Scolopacidae)
Skuas (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Stercorariidae)
Gulls (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Laridae)
Terns (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Sternidae)
Skimmers (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Rynchopidae)
Pigeons and doves (Order: Columbiformes, Family: Columbidae)
Parrots (Order: Psittaciformes, Family: Psittacidae, Psittaculidae)
Cuckoos (Order: Cuculiformes, Family: Cuculidae)
Barn owls (Order: Strigiformes, Family: Tytonidae)
Typical owls (Order: Strigiformes, Family: Strigidae)
Frogmouths (Order: Caprimulgiformes, Family: Podargidae)
Nightjars (Order: Caprimulgiformes, Family: Caprimulgidae)
Swifts (Order: Apodiformes, Family: Apodidae)
Treeswifts (Order: Apodiformes, Family: Hemiprocnidae)
Trogons (Order: Trogoniformes, Family: Trogonidae)
Kingfishers, Tree kingfishers (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Alcedinidae, Halcyonidae, Cerylidae)
Bee-eaters (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Meropidae)
Typical rollers (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Coraciidae)
Hoopoe (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Upupidae)
Hornbills (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Bucerotidae)
Barbets (Order: Piciformes, Family: Megalaimidae, Ramphastidae)
Honeyguides (Order: Piciformes, Family: Indicatoridae)
Woodpeckers (Order: Piciformes, Family: Picidae)
Passerines
Broadbills (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Eurylaimidae)
Pittas (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pittidae)
Larks (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Alaudidae)
Swallows and martins (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Hirundinidae)
Wagtails and pipits (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Motacillidae)
Cuckooshrikes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Campephagidae)
Rail-babbler (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Eupetidae)
Bulbuls (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pycnonotidae)
Leafbirds (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Chloropseidae)
Ioras (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Aegithinidae)
Dippers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Cinclidae)
Thrushes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Turdidae)
Cisticolas and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Cisticolidae)
Cettid warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Cettiidae)
Leaf warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Phylloscopidae)
Reed warblers and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Acrocephalidae)
Grassbirds and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Locustellidae)
Old World warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Sylviidae)
Old World flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Muscicapidae)
Fairy flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Stenostiridae)
Fantails (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Rhipiduridae)
Monarch flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Monarchidae)
Whistlers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pachycephalidae)
Laughingthrushes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Leiothrichidae)
Babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Timaliidae)
Ground babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pellorneidae)
Wren-babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pnoepygidae)
Vireos and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Vireonidae)
Long-tailed tits (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Aegithalidae)
Australasian warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Acanthizidae)
Tits (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Paridae)
Nuthatches (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Sittidae)
Treecreepers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Certhiidae)
Sunbirds and spiderhunters (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Nectariniidae)
Flowerpeckers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Dicaeidae)
White-eyes (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Zosteropidae)
Old World orioles (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Oriolidae)
Fairy-bluebirds (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Irenidae)
Shrikes (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Laniidae)
Woodshrikes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Tephrodornithidae)
Drongos (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Dicruridae)
Woodswallows (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Artamidae)
Crows and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Corvidae)
Starlings (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Sturnidae)
Weavers and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Ploceidae)
Waxbills and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Estrildidae)
Buntings (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Emberizidae)
Finches (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Fringillidae)
Sparrows (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Passeridae)

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