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Birds of Kerala

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Birds of Kerala

There are about 500 bird species are in the boundary of Kerala. Resident birds and Migratory birds are including in the list of birds in Kerala (Kerala Birds).

Kerala Birds

Due to the climate and evergreen forests, there are many kinds of birds found all over Kerala. Some of them are common and some others are found in forest areas. Here are some of the birds of Kerala.

Shikra, Accipiter Badius, Birds of Kerala, Indian Birds, Kerala Birds, Pullu
Shikra (Accipiter Badius Male) – പ്രാപ്പിടിയൻ
Yellow Browed Bulbul, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding
Yellow Browed Bulbul – മഞ്ഞച്ചിന്നൻ
Green Bee eater, Merops orientalis, Little Green Bee eater, Kerala Birds, Birds of Kerala, നാട്ടുവേലിത്തത്ത
Green Bee eater – നാട്ടുവേലിത്തത്ത
White Breasted Kingfisher, White Throated Kingfisher, King fisher, Birds Kerala, Kerala Birds, Kerala Birdwatchers, Birdwatchers Kerala, Birds of Kerala
White Breasted Kingfisher – മീൻകൊത്തിച്ചാത്തൻ
Red Rumped Swallow Bird, Narayana Kili, നാരായണ കിളി, നാരായണക്കിളി, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Narayakkili
Red Rumped Swallow Bird – Narayakkili – നാരായണക്കിളി
Common Myna, Indian Myna, Mynah, Kerala Birds, Birds of Kerala, മൈന
Common Myna – Indian Myna – മൈന
White Cheeked Barbet, Chinnakkutturuvan, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Indian Birds, Indian Wildlife, ചിന്നക്കുട്ടുറുവൻ
White Cheeked Barbet – ചിന്നക്കുട്ടുറുവൻ
Peafowl, Indian Peacock, Birds Of Kerala, Indian Birds, Kerala Birds, Mayil, Peacock
Peafowl – Peacock – ആൺ മയിൽ
Yellow Bittern, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding
Yellow Bittern – മഞ്ഞക്കൊച്ച
Orange-headed thrush, List of Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Rare Birds, Geokichla citrina, Orange Bird, Indian Birds, List of Birds of India, Indian Birds
Orange Headed Thrush / White Throated Ground Thrush (Female) – കുറിക്കണ്ണൻ കാട്ടുപുള്ള്
Yellow Billed Babbler, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Chilappan Kada, chilappankada, kada
Yellow Billed Babbler – പൂത്താങ്കീരി
White Breasted Waterhen, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India BirdingKulakkozhi, Kulakozhi
White Breasted Waterhen – കുളക്കോഴി
White Bellied Treepie, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding
White Bellied Treepie – കാട്ടുഞ്ഞാലി
White Bellied Treepie, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding
White Bellied Treepie – കാട്ടുഞ്ഞാലി
White Bellied Blue Flycatcher, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding
White Bellied Blue Flycatcher – കാട്ടുനീലി
Streak Throated Woodpecker, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Streak Throated Woodpecker – മഞ്ഞക്കാഞ്ചി മരംകൊത്തി
Scaly Breasted Munia, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Scaly Breasted Munia – ചുട്ടിയാറ്റ
Rufous Treepie, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Rufous Treepie – ഓലഞ്ഞാലി
Ruby Throated Bulbul, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Ruby Throated Bulbul – മണികണ്ഠൻ
Red Vented Bulbul, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Red Whiskered Bulbul – ഇരട്ടത്തലച്ചി
Oriental Magpie Robin (Mannathikkili), Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Oriental Magpie Robin – മണ്ണാത്തിപ്പുള്ള്
Malabar White Headed Starling, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Malabar White Headed Starling – ഗരുഡൻ ചാരക്കാളി
Malabar Parakeet, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Malabar Parakeet – നീലത്തത്ത
Little-Spiderhunter, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Little Spiderhunter – തേൻകിളിമാടൻ
Lesser Goldenback Woodpecker (Maramkothi), Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Lesser Goldenback Woodpecker – നാട്ടുമരംകൊത്തി
Laughing Dove, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Laughing Dove – തവിടൻ പ്രാവ്
Jungle Owlet (Moonga), Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Jungle Owlet – ചെമ്പൻനത്ത്
Indian Pitta, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Indian Pitta – കാവി / കാവിക്കിളി
Grey Wagtail, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Grey Wagtail – വഴികുലുക്കി
Red spurfowl - Female (Kattukozhi), Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Red spurfowl (Female) – ചെമ്പൻ മുള്ളൻ കോഴി
Grey Junglefowl - Male (Kattukozhi), Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Grey Junglefowl (Male) – കാട്ടുകോഴി
Grey Junglefowl - Female (Kattukozhi), Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Grey Junglefowl (Female) – കാട്ടുകോഴി
Grey Junglefowl - Female (Kattukozhi), Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Grey Junglefowl (Female) – കാട്ടുകോഴി
Greater Racket Tailed Drongo, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Greater Racket Tailed Drongo – കാക്കത്തമ്പുരാൻ / കാക്കത്തമ്പുരാട്ടി
Golden Fronted Leaf bird, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Golden Fronted Leaf bird – ഇലക്കിളി
Golden Fronted Leaf birdThattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Golden Fronted Leaf bird – ഇലക്കിളി
Common Stone chat, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Common Stone chat
Common Myna, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Common Myna – മൈന
Common Blackbird, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Common Blackbird – കരിങ്കിളി
Ceylon Grey Tit, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Ceylon Grey Tit
Ceylon Frogmouth (Makkachikkada), Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Ceylon Frogmouth – മാക്കാച്ചിക്കാട
Cattle Egret (Vellakkotti), Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Cattle Egret – പെരുമുണ്ടി
Blue Throated Blue Flycatcher, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Blue Throated Blue Flycatcher – നീലച്ചെമ്പൻ പാറ്റപിടിയൻ
Black Hooded Oriole (Manjakkili), Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Black Hooded Oriole – മഞ്ഞക്കറുപ്പൻ
Black Drongo, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Black Drongo – ആനറാഞ്ചി പക്ഷി
Asian Fairy Bluebird, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Asian Fairy Bluebird – ലളിത
Yellow Throated Sparrow, Sparrow, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding
Yellow Throated Sparrow / Chestnut Shouldered Petronia – മഞ്ഞത്താലി
Orange-headed thrush, List of Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Rare Birds, Geokichla citrina, Orange Bird, Indian Birds, List of Birds of India, Indian Birds
Orange Headed Thrush – കുറിക്കണ്ണൻ കാട്ടുപുള്ള്
White Breasted Kingfisher, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Ponman, Neelapponaman
White Breasted Kingfisher – മീൻകൊത്തിച്ചാത്തൻ
Ashy Drongo, Thattekkad Birds, Birds of South India, Birds of Kerala, Kerala Birds, Birds of Thattekkad, South India Birding, Thattekkadu, Thattekkad Bird Sanctury
Ashy Drongo – കാക്കത്തമ്പുരാൻ
House-Crow_Kerala
House Crow – കാക്ക
Common Babbler bird at salim ali bird sanctury
Jungle Babbler Bird – കരിയിലക്കിളി
White Cheeked Barbet Bird - Thattekkad - Kuttampuzha
White Cheeked Barbet Bird – ചിന്നകുട്ടുറുവൻ
Greater Coucal Bird - Uppan Kakka - Kerala
Greater Coucal Bird – ചെമ്പോത്ത് / ഉപ്പൻ കാക്ക
lesser whistling duck_Indian whistling duck_lesser whistling teal
Lesser whistling duck / Indian whistling duck – ചൂളൻ എരണ്ട

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Thattekkad Bird sanctuary - Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary_little black cormorants
Little Black Cormorants – കിന്നരി നീർക്കാക്ക
Yellow-Billed-Babbler-Birds-Kerala
Yellow Billed Babbler Birds – പൂത്താങ്കീരി
Rufous Treepie Bird-Olanjali Pakshi-Thattekkad
Rufous Treepie Bird – ഓലഞ്ഞാലി
Red-Whiskered-Bulbul-Kerala
Red Whiskered Bulbul – ഇരട്ടത്തലച്ചി
Little Spiderhunter -Kerala
Little Spider Hunter – തേൻകിളിമാടൻ
Green Bee Eater bird-Dr Salim Ali Bird sanctuary-Thattekkad- Kerala
Green Bee Eater Bird – നാട്ടുവേലിത്തത്ത
Sri-Lanka-Bay-Owl-Phodilus-Assimilis-Thattekkad-Bird-Sanctuary
Sri Lanka Bay Owl – റിപ്ളിമൂങ്ങ
Barn-Owl-Common-Barn-Owl-Thattekkad-Birds-Kerala-Owl
Common Barn Owl – വെള്ളിമൂങ്ങ

All Photos are Captured from Ernakulam District of Kerala. Most of them were found in Thattekkadu Bird Sacturay.

Photos: ©Anoop Santhakumar

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Anoop Santhakumar

A graphic designer by profession, having found a hobby in photography, in this blog I share my Photographs, Designs, Videos along with a little information on it and Malayalam Short stories.

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  • Dear Anoop, Wonderful initiative of yours-my compliments. Would be grateful if you also write little commentary on where you spotted them or what can be your recommendations for such wonderful spotting that you did

  • Marvelous photos. U must go to APKA Ecovillage, Thrissur, Kerala. That is a heaven for bird watchers its location makes it an unique spot. call 8961530716 for stay discount and other info.

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A graphic designer by profession, having found a hobby in photography, in this blog I share my Photographs, Designs, Videos along with a little information on it and Malayalam Short stories.

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