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Our computer vision photo identification system requires 500+ images of each species to accurately identify that species. The Macaulay Library needs additional photos for the following list of species. Help us build this system and submit your own photos at eBird.org. View our photo list for other regions and learn more about submitting images to eBird.

Species Name – Number of photos uploaded (as of 2 April 2018, with additions since early December in parentheses)Ā 



Cotton Pygmy-Goose – 601 (212)
Red Spurfowl – 133 (57)
Painted Spurfowl – 112 (25)
Common Quail – 88
Rain Quail – 75 (13)
Jungle Bush-Quail – 123 (28)
Rock Bush-Quail – 34 (5)
Painted Bush-Quail – 47 (15)
Painted Francolin – 46 (4)
Red Junglefowl – 541 (127)
Gray Junglefowl – 189 (57)
Lesser Flamingo – 495 (105)
Flesh-footed Shearwater – 413 (78)
Persian Shearwater – 34 (9)
Swinhoe’s Storm-Petrel – 65 (6)
Woolly-necked Stork – 855 (358)
Lesser Adjutant – 494 (113)
Lesser Frigatebird – 322 (73)
Christmas Island Frigatebird – 75
Indian Cormorant – 508 (188)
Cinnamon Bittern – 348 (85)
Black Bittern – 363 (69)
Red-naped Ibis – 466 (134)
Jerdon’s Baza – 120 (44)
Black Baza – 285 (95)
Red-headed Vulture – 186 (50)
White-rumped Vulture – 211 (28)
Indian Vulture – 191 (29)
Crested Hawk-Eagle – 555 (162)
Legge’s Hawk-Eagle – 72 (19)
Rufous-bellied Eagle – 231 (38)
Black Eagle – 653 (160)
Indian Spotted Eagle – 333 (86)
Imperial Eagle – 507 (110)
White-eyed Buzzard – 465 (110)
Pied Harrier – 232 (47)
Besra – 234 (30)
Lesser Fish-Eagle – 144 (32)
Gray-headed Fish-Eagle – 307 (80)
Indian Bustard – 68 (30)
Lesser Florican – 57 (7)
Slaty-legged Crake – 93 (27)
Slaty-breasted Rail – 238 (69)
Ruddy-breasted Crake – 401 (132)
Brown Crake – 116 (40)
Watercock – 313 (85)
Demoiselle Crane – 268 (102)
Indian Thick-knee – 244 (55)
Great Thick-knee – 267 (72)
River Lapwing – 243 (61)
Yellow-wattled Lapwing – 537 (136)
Gray-headed Lapwing – 585 (186)
Caspian Plover – 91 (5)
Pheasant-tailed Jacana – 726 (257)
Bronze-winged Jacana – 685 (264)
Broad-billed Sandpiper – 449 (156)
Long-toed Stint – 566 (207)
Jack Snipe – 317 (145)
Eurasian Woodcock – 125 (22)
Wood Snipe – 16 (8)
Pin-tailed Snipe – 355 (117)
Small Buttonquail – 36 (15)
Yellow-legged Buttonquail – 29 (2)
Barred Buttonquail – 276 (54)
Crab-Plover – 236 (100)
Indian Courser – 206 (47)
Collared Pratincole – 576 (86)
Oriental Pratincole – 519 (109)
Small Pratincole – 493 (165)
Brown-headed Gull – 637 (272)
Pallas’s Gull – 460 (137)
Black-bellied Tern – 165 (24)
River Tern – 504 (188)
Lesser Crested Tern – 438 (108)
Indian Skimmer – 145 (30)
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse – 350 (96)
Painted Sandgrouse – 92 (27)
Nilgiri Wood-Pigeon – 142 (31)
Red Collared-Dove – 574 (171)
Asian Emerald Dove – 400 (123)

Orange-breasted Pigeon – 449 (139)
Gray-fronted Green-Pigeon – 274 (97)
Yellow-footed Pigeon – 691 (211)
Green Imperial-Pigeon – 278 (90)
Mountain Imperial-Pigeon – 148 (56)
Lesser Coucal – 295 (60)
Sirkeer Malkoha – 187 (40)
Blue-faced Malkoha – 356 (161)
Green-billed Malkoha – 189 (66)
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo – 113 (34)
Banded Bay Cuckoo – 183 (59)
Gray-bellied Cuckoo – 547 (197)
Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo – 167 (60)
Large Hawk-Cuckoo – 114 (46)
Common Hawk-Cuckoo – 581 (219)
Lesser Cuckoo – 81
Indian Cuckoo – 190 (66)
Sri Lanka Bay-Owl – 37 (16)
Indian Scops-Owl – 321 (80)
Oriental Scops-Owl – 164 (64)
Rock Eagle-Owl – 276 (98)
Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl – 72 (18)
Brown Fish-Owl – 368 (105)
Jungle Owlet – 341 (120)
Forest Owlet – 64 (8)
Mottled Wood-Owl – 159 (54)
Brown Wood-Owl – 129 (31)
Brown Boobook – 221 (65)
Sri Lanka Frogmouth – 140 (40)
Great Eared-Nightjar – 22 (4)
Jungle Nightjar – 131 (51)
Jerdon’s Nightjar – 46 (21)
Indian Nightjar – 158 (53)
Savanna Nightjar – 189 (59)
White-rumped Needletail – 32 (8)
Brown-backed Needletail – 126 (35)
Indian Swiftlet – 73 (16)
Alpine Swift – 473 (134)
Blyth’s Swift – 25
Little Swift – 384 (89)
Asian Palm-Swift – 208 (80)
Crested Treeswift – 228 (69)
Malabar Trogon – 373 (109)
Great Hornbill – 323 (104)
Indian Gray Hornbill – 581 (188)
Malabar Gray Hornbill – 342 (116)
Malabar Pied-Hornbill – 300 (72)
Blue-eared Kingfisher – 242 (44)
Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher – 142 (43)
Stork-billed Kingfisher – 669 (200)
Black-capped Kingfisher – 360 (112)
Collared Kingfisher – 664 (224)
Blue-bearded Bee-eater – 279 (60)
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater – 432 (63)
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater – 611 (212)
Malabar Barbet – 133 (45)
Brown-headed Barbet – 378 (136)
White-cheeked Barbet – 644 (241)
Speckled Piculet – 91 (22)
Brown-capped Woodpecker – 331 (130)
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker – 133 (32)
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker – 300 (63)
White-bellied Woodpecker – 124 (38)
Lesser Yellownape – 290 (91)
Greater Yellownape – 84 (26)
Streak-throated Woodpecker – 244 (60)
Gray-headed Woodpecker – 284 (80)
Common Flameback – 281 (84)
Rufous Woodpecker – 339 (103)
Greater Flameback – 348 (111)
White-naped Woodpecker – 136 (50)
Heart-spotted Woodpecker – 157 (30)
Red-necked Falcon – 257 (42)
Laggar Falcon – 139 (33)
Alexandrine Parakeet – 372 (86)
Malabar Parakeet – 189 (41)
Vernal Hanging-Parrot – 313 (62)
Indian Pitta – 459 (151)
Malabar Woodshrike – 139 (46)
Large Woodshrike – 80 (36)
Common Woodshrike – 413 (116)

Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike – 305 (117)
Ashy Woodswallow – 501 (159)
White-tailed Iora – 110 (33)
White-bellied Minivet – 116 (14)
Small Minivet – 654 (216)
Orange Minivet – 431 (118)
Scarlet Minivet – 391 (142)
Ashy Minivet – 201 (53)
Brown-rumped Minivet – 114 (28)
Rosy Minivet – 83 (15)
Large Cuckooshrike – 389 (120)
Black-winged Cuckooshrike – 179 (44)
Black-headed Cuckooshrike – 498 (193)
Isabelline Shrike – 418 (87)
Bay-backed Shrike – 574 (152)
Black-naped Oriole – 703 (259)
Black-hooded Oriole – 648 (195)
White-bellied Drongo – 368 (122)
Bronzed Drongo – 491 (125)
Hair-crested Drongo – 490 (180)
White-throated Fantail – 160 (49)
Spot-breasted Fantail – 218 (88)
White-browed Fantail – 210 (27)
Black-naped Monarch – 658 (231)
White-bellied Treepie – 106 (28)
Rufous-tailed Lark – 286 (101)
Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark – 423 (120)
Singing Bushlark – 79 (36)
Jerdon’s Bushlark – 459 (173)
Indian Bushlark – 172 (43)
Sykes’s Short-toed Lark – 185 (61)
Oriental Skylark – 532 (220)
Malabar Lark – 251 (87)
Tawny Lark – 106 (3)
Gray-throated Martin – 208 (46)
Pale Sand Martin – 36
Eurasian Crag-Martin – 563 (181)
Dusky Crag-Martin – 153 (42)
Wire-tailed Swallow – 547 (166)
Hill Swallow – 89 (30)
Streak-throated Swallow – 277 (69)
Gray-headed Canary-Flycatcher – 471 (130)
Cinereous Tit – 575 (194)
White-naped Tit – 41 (12)
Indian Tit – 185 (50)
Indian Nuthatch – 140 (20)
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch – 334 (92)
Indian Spotted-Creeper – 43 (14)
Gray-headed Bulbul – 101 (25)
Flame-throated Bulbul – 260 (102)
Black-crested Bulbul – 266 (90)
White-eared Bulbul – 350 (77)
Yellow-throated Bulbul – 211 (32)
White-browed Bulbul – 494 (185)
Yellow-browed Bulbul – 309 (97)
Square-tailed Bulbul – 147 (45)
Tickell’s Leaf Warbler – 267 (104)
Sulphur-bellied Warbler – 185 (74)
Yellow-browed Warbler – 568 (113)
Hume’s Warbler – 244 (80)
Green Warbler – 276 (91)
Greenish Warbler – 416 (100)
Large-billed Leaf Warbler – 87 (27)
Tytler’s Leaf Warbler – 107 (18)
Western Crowned Warbler – 232 (60)
Thick-billed Warbler – 168 (34)
Booted Warbler – 672 (249)
Sykes’s Warbler – 331 (60)
Paddyfield Warbler – 379 (114)
Blyth’s Reed Warbler – 836 (347)
Clamorous Reed Warbler – 566 (204)
Broad-tailed Grassbird – 55
Pallas’s Grasshopper-Warbler – 117 (26)
Common Grasshopper-Warbler – 223 (39)
Bristled Grassbird – 121 (47)
Rufous-fronted Prinia – 96 (20)
Gray-breasted Prinia – 397 (140)
Jungle Prinia – 207 (30)
Hume’s Whitethroat – 195 (26)
Eastern Orphean Warbler – 142 (31)

Yellow-eyed Babbler – 354 (116)
Pin-striped Tit-Babbler – 188 (74)
Tawny-bellied Babbler – 246 (75)
Dark-fronted Babbler – 111 (50)
Indian Scimitar-Babbler – 144 (46)
Puff-throated Babbler – 340 (133)
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta – 155 (63)
Common Babbler – 230 (46)
Large Gray Babbler – 323 (79)
Rufous Babbler – 177 (55)
Yellow-billed Babbler – 443 (124)
Wynaad Laughingthrush – 27 (4)
Banasura Laughingthrush – 7 (7)
Nilgiri Laughingthrush – 48 (13)
Palani Laughingthrush – 102 (24)
Ashambu Laughingthrush – 18 (13)
Asian Fairy-bluebird – 454 (160)
Brown-breasted Flycatcher – 549 (201)
Indian Robin – 735 (240)
Nilgiri Blue Robin – 38 (17)
White-bellied Blue Robin – 33 (8)
White-bellied Blue Flycatcher – 160 (43)
Blue-throated Flycatcher – 303 (107)
Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher – 750 (262)
Nilgiri Flycatcher – 220 (64)
Verditer Flycatcher – 751 (278)
Indian Blue Robin – 235 (103)
Malabar Whistling-Thrush – 233 (69)
Siberian Rubythroat – 253 (51)
Black-and-rufous Flycatcher – 105 (26)
Ultramarine Flycatcher – 307 (102)
Rusty-tailed Flycatcher – 199 (73)
Taiga Flycatcher – 507 (163)
Kashmir Flycatcher – 62
Blue-capped Rock-Thrush – 490 (135)
Indian Chat – 339 (162)
Desert Wheatear – 447 (101)
Isabelline Wheatear – 512 (98)
Pied Thrush – 81 (13)
Orange-headed Thrush – 741 (290)
Nilgiri Thrush – 36 (15)
Tickell’s Thrush – 151 (31)
Indian Blackbird – 439 (168)
Common Hill Myna – 346 (89)
Southern Hill Myna – 200 (75)
Asian Pied Starling – 565 (175)
Brahminy Starling – 597 (168)
Chestnut-tailed Starling – 745 (292)
Malabar Starling – 207 (72)
Bank Myna – 196 (49)
Jungle Myna – 512 (181)
Jerdon’s Leafbird – 290 (92)
Golden-fronted Leafbird – 451 (181)
Thick-billed Flowerpecker – 287 (111)
Pale-billed Flowerpecker – 420 (174)
Nilgiri Flowerpecker – 208 (63)
Crimson-backed Sunbird – 180 (67)
Long-billed Sunbird – 512 (175)
Vigors’s Sunbird – 136 (73)
Crimson Sunbird – 389 (130)
Little Spiderhunter – 317 (56)
Forest Wagtail – 340 (123)
Eastern Yellow Wagtail – 625 (140)
White-browed Wagtail – 728 (238)
Long-billed Pipit – 208 (26)
Blyth’s Pipit – 322 (62)
Nilgiri Pipit – 77 (16)
Olive-backed Pipit – 722 (223)
Crested Bunting – 128 (38)
Gray-necked Bunting – 197 (60)
Striolated Bunting – 72 (21)
Black-headed Bunting – 353 (46)
Red-headed Bunting – 210 (35)
Common Rosefinch – 655 (176)
Chestnut-shouldered Petronia – 475 (161)
Streaked Weaver – 264 (70)
Bengal Weaver – 170 (38)
Red Avadavat – 659 (183)
White-rumped Munia – 693 (282)
Black-throated Munia – 130 (17)
Tricolored Munia – 551 (137)