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Wildlife

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Birds (Class: Aves)

Total 257 species

Non-passerines
Darters (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Anhingidae)
Bitterns, herons and egrets (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Ardeidae)
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)
Cranes (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Gruidae)
Rails, crakes, gallinules and coots (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Rallidae)
Plovers and lapwings (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Charadriidae)
Sandpipers and allies (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Scolopacidae)
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)
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)
Hornbills (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Bucerotidae)
Barbets (Order: Piciformes, Family: Megalaimidae, Ramphastidae)
Woodpeckers (Order: Piciformes, Family: Picidae)
Passerines
Broadbills (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Eurylaimidae)
Pittas (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pittidae)
Swallows and martins (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Hirundinidae)
Wagtails and pipits (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Motacillidae)
Cuckooshrikes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Campephagidae)
Bulbuls (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pycnonotidae)
Leafbirds (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Chloropseidae)
Ioras (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Aegithinidae)
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)
Old World flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Muscicapidae)
Fairy flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Stenostiridae)
Monarch flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Monarchidae)
Laughingthrushes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Leiothrichidae)
Babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Timaliidae)
Ground babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pellorneidae)
Vireos and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Vireonidae)
Tits (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Paridae)
Nuthatches (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Sittidae)
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)
Waxbills and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Estrildidae)

Mammals (Class: Mammalia)

Total 45 species

Elephants (Order: Proboscidea, Family: Proboscidea)
Even-toed ungulates (Order: Artiodactyla)
Deer (Family: Cervidae)
Bovids (Family: Bovidae)
Carnivorans (Order: Carnivora)
Bears (Family: Ursidae)
Cats (Family: Felidae)
Viverrids (Family: Viverridae)
Mustelids (Family: Mustelidae)
Mongooses (Family: Herpestidae)
Canids (Family: Canidae)
Primates (Order: Primate)
Gibbons (Family: Hylobatidae)
Macaques (Family: Cercopithecidae, Genus: Macaca)
Lutungs (Family: Cercopithecidae, Genus: Trachypithecus)
Shrews (Order: Soricomorpha, Scandentia, Eulipotyphla)
Rodents (Order: Rodentia)
Old World porcupines (Family: Hystricidae)
Squirrels (Family: Sciuridae)
Spalacids (Family: Spalacidae)

Turtles (Order: Testudines)

Freshwater pond turtles (Family: Geoemydidae)
Asian leaf turtles (Genus: Cyclemys)
Tortoises (Family: Testudinidae)
Asian elongated tortoises (Genus: Indotestudo)
Asian tortoises (Genus: Manouria)

Lizards (Suborder: Saurina)

Geckos (Family: Gekkonidae)
Tokay geckos (Genus: Gekko)
Agamid lizards (Family: Agamidae)
Tree dragons (Genus: Acanthosaura)
Crested lizards (Genus: Calotes)
Skinks (Family: Scincidae)
Stream skinks (Genus: Tropidophorus)
Monitors (Family: Varanidae)

Snakes (Suborder: Serpentes)

Pit vipers (Family: Crotalidae)
Green pit vipers (Genus: Trimeresurus, Tropidolaemus)
Pit vipers (Genus: Calloselasma, Protobothrops)
Elaphid snakes (Family: Elapidae)
Kraits genus (Genus: Bungarus)
Cobras genus (Genus: Naja)
King Cobra (Genus: Ophiophagus)
Colubrid snakes (Family: Colubridae)
Slug-eating snakes (Genus: Asthenodipsas, Pareas)
Ringnecks (Genus: Gongylosoma)
Kukri snakes (Genus: Oligodon)
Mountain snakes (Genus: Plagiopholis)
Blackheads (Genus: Sibynophis)
Cat snakes (Genus: Boiga)
Sand snakes (Genus: Psammophis)
Whip snakes (Genus: Ahaetulla, Dryophiops)
Keelbacks (Genus: Amphiesma, Hebius)
Asian keelbacks (Genus: Rhabdophis)
Pythons (Family: Pythonidae)

Amphibians (Order: Anura)

Litter frogs (Family: Megophryidae)
Slender litter frogs (Genus: Leptobrachella)
Narrow-mouthed frogs (Family: Microhylidae)
Bullfrogs (Genus: Kaloula)
Glyphoglossus genus
Micryletta genus
Rice frogs (Genus: Microhyla)
Shrub frogs (Family: Rhacophoridae)
Foam-nest frogs (Genus: Chiromantis)
Zhangixalus genus
True toads (Family: Bufonidae)
Duttaphrynus genus
True salamanders and newts (Family: Salamandridae)
Crocodile newts (Genus: Tylototriton)

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