Monday, June 26, 2017

Fauna List in Jetwing Yala Sri Lanka

Terrestrial Fauna List in Jetwing Yala






Birds

HERONS AND EGRETS


1.
Little Egret
Egretta garzetta
R

2.
Large Egret
Egretta alba
R

3.
Cattle Egret
Bubulcus coromandus
R/M


HAWKS, KITES, EAGLES AND VULTURES






4.
Brahminy Kite
Haliaster Indus
R

5.
White-bellied Sea Eagle
Haliaeetus leucogaster
R

6.
Crested Hawk-Eagle
Spizaetus cirrhatus
R


PARTRIDGES, QUAILS AND PHEASANTS






7.
Ceylon Jungle fowl
Gallus lafayetii
E

8.
Indian Peafowl
Pavo cristatus
R



BUTTON QUAILS







9.
Bustard-Quail
Turnix suscitator
R


RAILS, CRAKES, GALLINULES AND COOTS






10.
White-breasted Waterhen
Amaurornis phoenicurus
R



PLOVERS







11.
Red-wattled Lapwing
Vanellus indicus
R



SANDPIPERS AND ALLIES







12.
Common Redshank
Tringa tetanus
M

13.
Green Sandpiper
Tringa ochropus
M

14.
Turnstone
Arenaria interpres
M



COURSERS AND PRATINCOLES







15.
Small Pratincole
Glareola lacteal
R




TERNS








16.
Lesser Crested Tern
Thalasseus bengalensis
M

17.
Large Crested Tern
Thalasseus bergii
R

18.
Common Tern
Sterna hirundo
R/M


PIGEONS AND DOVES







19.
Rock Pigeon
Columba livia
R

20.
Spotted Dove
Streptopelia chinensis
R

21.
Orange-breasted Green Pigeon
Treron bicincta
R

22.
Green Imperial Pigeon
Ducula aenea
R



PARROTS







23.
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Psittacula krameri
R



CUCKOOS







24.
Common Coucal
Centropus [sinensis] parroti
R

25.
Pied Crested Cuckoo
Clamator jacobinus
R

26.
Indian Koel
Eudynamys scolopaceus
R



NIGHTJARS







27.
Long-tailed Nightjar
Caprimulgus atripennis
R

28.
Indian Nightjar
Caprimulgus asiaticus
R




SWIFTS








29.
Palm Swift
Cypsiurus balasiensis
R

30.
House Swift
Apus affinis
R



TREE SWIFTS







31.
Crested Tree Swift
Hemiprocne coronate
R



KINGFISHERS







32.
Common Kingfisher
Alcedo atthis
R

33.
White-breasted Kingfisher
Halcyon smyrnensis
R



BEE-EATERS







34.
Little Green Bee-eater
Merops orientalis
R

35.
Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Merops philippinus
R/M



ROLLERS







36.
Indian Roller
Coracias benghalensis
R



HOOPOES







37.
Hoopoe
Upupa epops
R/M


BARBETS







38.
Brown-headed Barbet
Megalaima zeylanica
R

39.
Crimson-breasted Barbet
Megalaima haemacephala
R



WOODPECKERS







40.
Yellow-fronted Pied Woodpecker
Dendrocoposmahrattensis
R




PITTAS








41.
Indian Pitta
Pitta brachyuran
M



SWALLOWS AND MARTINS







42.
Common Swallow
Hirundo rustica
M

43.
Red-rumped Swallow
Hirundo daurica
M



PIPITS AND WAGTAILS







44.
Indian Pipit
Anthus rufulus
R



CUCKOO-SHRIKES AND MINIVETS







45.
Small Minivet
Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
R

46.
Ceylon Wood Shrike
Tephrodornis affinis
E



MONARCHS







47.
Ceylon Paradise Flycatcher
Terpsiphone paradisi ceylonensis
R



FANTAILS







48.
White-browed Fantail
Rhipidura aureola
R

49.
Red-vented Bulbul
Pycnonotus cafer
R

50.
White-browed Bulbul
Pycnonotus luteolus
R




IORAS








51.
Common Iora
Aegithina tiphia
R



LEAFBIRDS







52.
Jerdon's Chloropsis
Chloropsis jerdoni
R



SHRIKES







53.
Brown Shrike
Lanius cristatus cristatus
M


OLD-WORLD FLYCATCHERS AND CHATS







54.
Magpie-Robin

Copsychus saularis
R

55.
Black Robin

Saxicoloides fulicatus
R




BABBLERS








56.
White-throated Babbler
Dumetia hyperythra
R

57.
Black-fronted Babbler
Rhopocichla atriceps
R

58.
Yellow-eyed Babbler

Chrysomma sinense
R

59.
Southern Common Babbler
Turdoides affinis
R


CISTICOLAS, PRINIAS AND TAILORBIRDS







60.
Ashy Prinia

Prinia socialis
R

61.
Plain Prinia

Prinia inornata
R

62.
Common Tailorbird

Orthotomus sutorius
R




SUNBIRDS








63.
Purple- rumped Sunbird
Leptocoma zeylonica
R

64.
Loten’s Sunbird

Cynnyris lotenius
R




WAXBILLS







65.
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata
R

66.
Spotted Munia
Lonchura punctulata
R




OLD-WORLD SPARROWS







67.
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
R




STARLINGS AND MYNAS








68.
Brahminy Myna
Temenuchus pagodarum
M

69.
Common Myna
Acridotheres tristis
R




ORIOLES







70.
Black-headed Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
R




CROWS AND MAGPIES







71.
House Crow  Corvus splendens
R

72.
Jungle Crow Corvus [macrorhyncos] culminates
R


R – Resident

M – Migrant

E – Endemic



Reptiles

1.
Common Bronze Back
Dendrelaphis tristis
2.
Common Banded Kukri Snake
Oligodon arnensis
3.
Indian cobra
Naja naja
Turtles

4.
Green Turtle
Chelonia mydas
Tortoise

5.
Star tortoise
Geochelone elegans
Geckoes

6.
Bark gecko
Hemidactylus leschenaultii
7.
Common House Gecko
Hemidactylus frenatus
8.
Spotted House gecko
Hemidactylus parvimaculatus
9.
Four-claw Gecko
Gehyra mutilate
Agamid Lizards

10.
Bahir’s sand lizard
Sitana bahiri
11.
Common Garden Lizard
Gara ceylonensis
Monitor Lizards

12.
Land Monitor
Varanus bengalensis
Skinks


13.
Common Skink
Eutropis carinata lankae
14.
Spotted Skink
Eutropis macularia
Frogs


1.
Spotted tree frog
Polypodatus maculatus
2.
Variegated Ramanella
Ramanella varigata
3.
Red narrow mouthed frog
Mycrohyla rubra


Mammals


1.
Ruddy mongoose

Herpestes smithii
2.
Asian Elephant

Elephas maximus
3.
Wild Boar

Sus scrofa
4.
Water Buffalo

Bubalus bubalis
5.
Palm Squirrel

Funambulus palmarum
6.
Sri Lankan Giant squirrel

Ratufa macroura
7.
Black naped Hare

Lepus nigricollis
8.
Short nosed fruit bat

Cynopterus sphinx
9.
Schneider's Leaf-nosed Bat

Hipposideros speoris
10.
Asiatic long-tailed climbing mouse
Vandeleuria oleracea
11.
Brown rat

Rattus norvegicus
Butterflies


1.
Commomn Indian crow


2.
Plain tiger
Danaus chrysippus
3.
Common tiger
Danaus genutia
4.
Peacock Pancy
Junonia almana
5.
Common leopard
Phalanta phalantha
6.
Joker
Byblia ilithyia
7.
Tawny Coster
Acraea violae
8.
Lime Blue
Chilades lajus
9.
Grass jewel
Chilades trochylus
10.
Common hedge blue
Acytolepis puspa
11.
Pea blue
Lampides boeticus
12.
Common line blue
Prosotas nora
13.
Monkey puzzle
Rathinda amor
14.
Common Jezebel
Delias eucharis
15.
Common grass yellow
Eurema hecabe
16.
Little orange tip
Colotis etrida
17.
Plain Orange tip
Colotis eucharis
18.
Small salmon Arab
Colotis amata
19.
Dark Wanderer
Pareronia ceylanica
20.
Crimson rose
Pachliopta hector
21.
Lime butterfly
Papilio demoleus
22.
Indian Skipper
Spialia galba
23.
Bush Hopper
Ampittia dioscorides
24.
Common Grass dart
Potanthus pseudomaesa
25.
Tropic Dart
Potanthus confucius


Dragonflies

Yellow wax tail

Sri Lnaka orange tail Sprite Rapacious Flangtail


Green Skimmer Asian Pintail Blue Percher Indigo Drop wing