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Category: Avi fauna 
 Symbols :         M  :  Migratory Species ,  # : Birds found only in DDSF & parts of Andhra Pradesh 

Scientific name Common name

Family: Podicepididae
Little Grebe      Little Grebe
Ardeola grayii   Pond Heron
Bubulcus Ibis    Cattle Egret
Egretta garzetta Little Egret


Family : Accipitridae
Elanus Caeruleus           Blackwinged Kite
Pernis Ptilorhyncos         Honey Buzzard
Milvus migrans               Govinda Pariah Kite
Haliatsur indus               Brahminy Kite
Accipiter badius             Shikra
Spizaetus cirrhatus         Crested Hawk-Eagle
Hieraaetus pennetus       Booted Hawk Eagle
Ictinaetus malayensis       Black Eagle
Aegypius monachus         King Vulture
Gyps indicus                   Long billed Vulture
.Gyps Bengalensis           Whitebacked Vulture
Neophron percnopterus   Scavenger Vulture
Scircaetus gallicus            Short-Toed Eagle
Spilornis cheela               Crested Serpent Eagle


Family: Falconidae
Falco perigrinus perigrinato  Shahin Falcon
Falco tinnunculus                 European Kestrel (M)


Family: Phasianidae
Francolinus pondicerianus    Grey partridge
Gallus sonneratii                  Grey Junglefowl


Family: Rallidae 
Amourorins Phoenicurus Whitebreasted Waterhen

Family:Charadriidae
Vanellus indicus Redwattled Lapwing
Tringa ochropus   Green Sandpiper (M)
Gallinago stenura  Pintail snipe

Family:Columbidae
Columba livia Blue Rock Pigeon
Streptopelia chinensis  Spotted Dove
Streptopelia senegalensis Little Brown Dove

Family:Psittacidae
Psittacula Krameri  Roseringed Parakeet
Psittacula cyanocephala Blossomheaded Parakeet

Family:Cuculidae
Cuculus Varius Common Hawk-Cukoo
Eudynamys scolopacea   Koel
Rhophodytes viridirostris Small Greenbilled Malkoha
Cntropus sinensis Crow-pheasant

Family: Strigiae
Otus scops Scops Owl
Otus bakkamoena Collared Scops Owl
Bubo bubo Great Horned Owl
Glaucicium raditum Barred Jungle Owlet
Nonox scutulata Brown Hawk Owl
Ahene brama  Spotted Owlet
Strix ocellata Mottled wood Owl

Family: Apodidae
Apus melba Apine Swift
Apus affinus House Swift
Hemiprocene longipennis  Crested Tree Swift

Family: Alcedinidae
Alcedo atthis Small Blue Kingfisher
Halcyon smirnensis Whitebreasted Kingfisher

Family: Meropidae
Merops leschenaulti   Chestnutheaded Bee-eater
Merops philippins Bluetailed Bee-eater
Merops orientalis  Small Green Bee-eater

Family: Coraciidae
Coracias bengalensis  Indian Roller
Family:Upupidae
Upupa epops Hoopoe

Family: Capitonidae
Megalaima viridis Small Green Barbet
Megalaima haemacephala  Crimsonbrested Barbet

Family: Picidae
Dinopium bengalense Lesser Goldenbacked Woodpecker
Picopides maharattensis Yellowfronted Pied Woodpecker
Chrysocolaptes festivus Blackbacked Woodpecker

Family: Pittidae
Pitta brachyura Indian Pitta

Family: Alaudidae
Ammomanes phoenicurus  Rufoustailed Finch-lark

Family: Hirundinidae
Hirundo concolor Dusky Crag Martin
Hirundo rustica  Comon Swallow
Hirundo daurica Redrumped Swallow

Famliy: Lanidae
Lanius vittatus Baybacked Shrike
Lanius schach Rufousbacked Shrike
Lanius cristatus Brown Shrike(M)

Family: Dicruridae
Dicrurus leucophaeus Grey Drango (M)
Dicrurus caerulescens Whitebellied Drongo
Dicrurus hottentotus Haircrested Drongo

Family: Sturnidae
Sturnus malabaraicus Grey Headed Myna
Sturnus pagodarum  Blackheaded or Brahminy Myna
Acridotheres tristis Indian Myna
Acridotheres fuscus  Jungle Myna
Gracula religosa Hill Myna

Family: Oriolidae
Oriolus oriolus   Golden Oriole(M)
Oriolus Xanthornus Blackheaded Oriole

Family: Corvidae
Dendrocitta vagabunda Indian Tree Pie
Corvus splendens House Crow
Corvus machrorhynchos Jungle Crow

Family: Camphephagidae
Tephrodornis pondicerianus Common Wood Shrike
Coracina novaehollandiae Large Cuckoo-Shrike
Coracina melanoptera Blackheaded Cuckoo-Shrike
Pericrocotus cinnamomeus Small minivet

Family: Irenidae
Aegithinia tiphia Common Iora
Chloropsis cochinchinensis Jerdons's Chloropsis

Family:Pycnonotidae
Pycnonotus jocosus Redwhiskered Bulbul
Pycnonotus cafer   Redvented Bulbul
Pycnonotus xantholaemus Yellow throted Bulbul(#) 
Pycnonotus luteolus Whitebrowed Bulbul

Family: Muscicapidae
Pellorneum ruficeps Spotted Babbler
Pomatorhinus horsfieldi Slatyheaded Scimitar Babbler
Dumetia hyperythra White throted Babbler
Chrysomma sinense Yellow eyed Babbler
Turdoidus striatus Jungle Babbler
Turdoides affinnis Whiteheaded Babbler
Muscicapa latirostris Brown Flycatcher (M)
Muscicapa parva  Redbrested Flycatcher(M)
Muscicapa superciliaris Whitebrowed Blue Flycatcher
Muscicapa tickelliae Tickell's Blue Flycatcher
Muscicapa thalassina  Verditer Flycatcher
Rhipidura albicollis Whitespotted Fantail Flycatcher
Rhipidura aureola Whitebrowed Fantail Flycatcher
Terpsiphone paradisii Paradise Flycatcher
Hyopothymus azurea Blacknaped Blue Flycatcher
Prinia hodgsonii Franklin's Wren Warbler
Prinia subflava Indian Wren Warbler
Prinia socialis Ashy Wren Warbler
Orthotomus sutorius Tailor bird
Acrocephalus aedon Thickbilled Warbler
Acrocephalus stentoreus Great Reed Warbler(M)
Acrocephalus dumetorum Blyth's Reed Warbler(M)
Phylloscopus affinis Tickell's leaf Warbler(M)
Phylloscopu trochiloides Green Leaf Warbler(M)
Copsyhus malabaricus Shama
Copsyhus aaularis Magpie Robin
Saxicola caprata Pied Bush chat
Saxicoloides fulicata Indian Robin
Monticola cinclorhynchus Blueheaded Rock Thrush(M)
Monticola solitarius Blue Rock Thrush
Turdus merula nigropeleus Blackcapped Blackbird(M
Zoothera citrina cyanotus White Throated Ground Thrush

Family: Paridae
Parus major  Grey Tit

Family: Motacillidae
Anthus sp  Tree Pipit(M)
Motacilla cinerea  Grey Wagtail(M)
Motacilla maderaspatensis  Large Pied Wagtail

Family: Dicaeidae
Dicaeum erythrorhycos  Tickell's Flower Pecker

Family:Nectarinidae
Nectarinia zeylonica  Purplerumped Sunbird
Nectarinia asitica  Purple Sunbird

Family:Zosteropidae
Zosterops palpebrosa  White-eye

Family: Ploceidae
Passer domesticus  House Sparrow
Petronia xanthocollis  Yellow Throated Sparrow
Lonchura punctata  Spotted Munia
Lonchura malabarica  White Throated Munia

Family: Fringlilidae
Carpodacus erythrinus  Common Rosefinch 
    
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Category: Butterflies 

Scientific name Common name
   
Family: Papilionidae 
   
Triodes minos  Common Birdwing 
Pachliopta hector  Crimson Rose 
Pachliopta aristolochiae  Common Rose 
Papilio polytes  Common Mormon 
Papilio polymnestor  Blue Mormon 
Papilio demoleus  Common Lime 
Graphium sarpedon  Common Blue Bottle 
Family: Pieridae

 
Delias eucharis  Common Jezebel 
Leptosia nina  The Psyche 
Ixias Marianne  White Orangetip 
Ixias pyrene  Yellow Orangetip 
Hebomia glaucippe  Great Orangetip 
Parenonia valeria  Common Wanderer 
Catopsilia crocale  Common Emigrant 
Anaphaeis aurota  The Pioneer 
Eurema hecabe  Common Grass Yellow 
Eurema brigitta  Small Grass Yellow 
Cepora nerissa  Common Gull 
Family: Lycaenidae

 
Castalius rosimon  Common Pierrot 
Talicada nyseus  Red Pierrot 
Lycaenopsis puspa  Common Hedge Blue 
Zizeeria maha  Pale Grass Blue 
Zizina otis  Lesser Garss Blue 
Freyeria trochylus  Southern Grass Jewel 
Jamides celeno  Common Cerulean 
Curetis thetis  Indian Sunbeam 
Lampides boeticus  Pea Blue 
Euchrysops cnejus  Gram Blue 
Family: Danaidae 
Danais chrysippus  Plain Tiger 
Danais genutia  Striped Tiger 
Parantica aglea  Glassy Tiger 
Tirumala limniace  Blue Tiger 
Euploea core  Common Crow 
Euploea coreta  Double Banded Crow 
Family: Satyridae

 
Melanitis leda  Common Evening Brown 
Mycalesis sps Bush Brown 
Family: Nymphalidae 
Ariadne merione  Common Castor 
Phalanta phalanta  Common Leopard 
Junonia hierta  Yellow Pansy 
Junonia orithya  Blue Pancy 
Junonia lemonias  Lemon Pancy 
Hypolimnas bolina  Great Eggfly 
Hypolimnas missipus  Danaid Eggfly 
Neptis hylas  Common Sailor 
Polyura athamas  Common Nawab 
Venessa cardui  Painted Lady 
Euthalia nais  Baronet 
Family: Acraeidae
Acraea terpsicore  Tawny Coster 
Family: Hesperiidae 
Hasora chromus  Common Banded Awl 
Baoris zelleri  Rice Swift 

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Class: Reptilia
   
Order Family Reptiles Found Scientific Name Common Name 
Chelonia  Emydidae  Sauria trijgua  Pond Terrapin  

Order Family Reptiles  Scientific Name Common Name
Sauria  Gekkonidae  Hemidactylus triedrus  Termite Hill Gecko
Hemidactylus maculatus Rock Gecko 
Hemidactylus frenatus  Southern House Gecko 
        
Sauria  Agamidae  Calotes versicolor Common Garden Lizard 
Psammophilus dorsalis  Peninsular Rock Agma 

Sauria  Chamaeleonidae  Chamaeleon zeylanicus Indian Chemaeleon  
       
Sauria  Scincidae  Mabuya carinata  Common Skink 
Riopa punctata Snake Skink  
 
Sauria  Varanidae  Varanus bengalensis Monitor Lizard  
    
Squamata  Typlopidae  Typhlina sp Blind or Worm snake  

Squamata  Boidae  Python molurus Rock Python

Squamata  Dipsadidae  Lycodon aulicus Common Wolf snake  
       
Squamata  Natricidae  Xenochrophis piscator Checkered Keelback 
Ahaetulla nasutus  Green Whip snake  
     
Squamata  Columbridae  Ptyas mucosus  Rat snake  
 
Squamata  Elapidae  Naja naja Spectacled Cobra  
       
Squamata  Viperidae  Vipera russeli Russel's Viper

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Class: Amphibia
   
Order

Family Amphibians  

 

Scientific Name Common Name
Bufo melanosticus Common Indian Toad 
Bufo microtympanum Southern Hill Toad 


Anura  Bufonidae  
Anura  Microhylidae     
Kaloula pulchra Painted Frog 
Uperodon systoma Marbled Ballon frog 
Microhyla rubra Red Microhylid 
Microhyla ornate Ornate Microhylid