Identifying birds – Colours

Identifying Birds – Colours

Black / Apparently black / Chiefly Black coloured Birds

Great Cormorant, Little Cormorant, Indian Cormorant (shag), Darter, Black Ibis, Glossy Ibis, Black Eagle, Watercock (m)(br), Common Coot, House Swift, Black Drongo, Ashy Drongo, Drongo Cuckoo, Spangled Drongo, Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo, Andaman Drongo, Crow-billed Drongo, Bronzed Drongo, White-bellied Drongo, White-bellied Woodpecker, Anadaman Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker, Common Hill Myna, Common Starling, Jungle Myna, Asian Koel (m), Red-bellied Chough, House Crow, Common Raven, Large-billed Crow, White-throated Fantail, Indian Robin (m)Pied Bushcaht(m), Eurassian Blackbird (m), Purple Sunbird (m)…

Black Drongo
House Crow

White / more or less white coloured Birds

Cattle Egret (nbr), Little Egret, Intermediate Egret, Great Egret, Great White Pelican, Egyptian Vulture, White Wagtail, Asian Paradise-Flycatcher (m), Black-headed Ibis, Eurasian Spoonbill…

Asian Paradise Flycatcher
Little Egret

Pied Black & White coloured Birds

Great Tit, White-naped Tit, White-rumped Munia, Oriental Magpie-Robin, White-browed Wagtail, Pied Cuckoo, Pied Kingfisher, Crested Kingfisher, Pied Thrush, Asian pied StarlingRed-wattled Lapwing, Pied Harrier, Oriental pied Hornbill …

Pied Kingfisher
Asian Pied Starling

Blue / Chiefly Blue coloured Birds

Ultramarine Flycatcher, Verditer FlycatcherIndian Roller, European Roller, Purple Swamphen, Blue Whistling-Thrush, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Asian Fairy-Bluebird, Collared Kingfisher, Black-capped Kingfisher,

Verditer Flycatcher

Green / Chiefly Green coloured Birds

Green Bee-eaterCoppersmith Barbet, Blue-throated Barbet, Common Tailor BirdRose-ringed Parakeet, Alexandrine Parakeet, Plum-heade Parakeet, Red-Breatsed Parakeet, Yellow-footed Green Pigeon, Pompadour Green Pigeon …

Green Bee eater
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Rose-ringed Parakeet