IUCN Red List of Birds – BirdLife list of Threatened Birds of India (updated by IBCN till 28 July 2014)

Sr Common Name Scientific Name IUCN Category Remark (July 2014)
1 Christmas Island Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi CR
2 White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis CR
3 Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa caryophyllacea CR
4 Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri CR
5 White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR
6 Indian Vulture Gyps indicus CR
7 Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris CR
8 Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus CR
9 Himalayan Quail Ophrysia superciliosa CR
10 Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR
11 Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis CR
12 Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps CR
13 Jerdon’s Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus CR
14 Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius CR
15 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus CR
16 Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti CR
17 Bugun Liocichla Liocichla bugunorum CR Uplisted from VU
1 Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN
2 Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius EN
3 Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis EN
4 White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN
5 White-winged Duck Cairina scutulata EN
6 Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN
7 Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN
8 Manipur Bush-quail Perdicula manipurensis EN
9 Green Peafowl Pavo muticus EN
10 Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus EN
11 Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus EN
12 Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN
13 Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda EN
14 Narcondam Hornbill Aceros narcondami EN
15 Nilgiri Blue Robin Myiomela major EN
16 White-bellied Blue Robin Myiomela albiventris EN
17 Black-chinned (Nilgiri) Laughingthrush Strophocincla cachinnans EN
18 Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola EN
1 Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus VU
2 Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogularis VU
3 Asian Woollyneck (Stork) Ciconia episcopus VU Uplisted from LC
4 Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU
5 Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU
6 Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU
7 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU
8 Andaman Teal Anas albogularis VU Uplisted from LC
9 Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri VU
10 Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga VU
11 Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila hastata VU
12 Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU
13 Pallas’s Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus VU
14 Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis VU
15 Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis VU
16 Chestnut-breasted Partridge Arborophila mandellii VU
17 Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus VU
18 Blyth’s Tragopan Tragopan blythii VU
19 Sclater’s Monal Lophophorus sclateri VU
20 Cheer Pheasant Catreus wallichi VU
21 Sarus Crane Grus antigone VU
22 Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis VU
23 Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU
24 Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata VU
25 Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris VU
26 Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola VU
27 Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis VU
28 Pale-backed Pigeon Columba eversmanni VU
29 Nilgiri Wood-pigeon Columba elphinstonii VU
30 Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea VU
31 Red-faced Malkoha Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus VU
32 Dark-rumped Swift Apus acuticauda VU
33 Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis VU
34 Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus VU
35 Yellow-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus VU
36 Grey-sided Thrush Turdus feae VU
37 White-browed Bushchat Saxicola macrorhynchus VU
38 White-throated Bushchat Saxicola insignis VU
39 Kashmir Flycatcher Ficedula subrubra VU
40 Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre VU
41 Jerdon’s Babbler Chrysomma altirostre VU
42 Slender-billed Babbler Turdoides longirostris VU
43 Snowy-throated Babbler Stachyris oglei VU
44 Tawny-breasted Wren-babbler Spelaeornis longicaudatus VU
45 Rusty-throated Wren-babbler Spelaeornis badeigularis VU
46 Black-breasted Parrotbill Paradoxornis flavirostris VU
47 Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striata VU
48 Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyurus VU
49 Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla VU
50 White-naped Tit Parus nuchalis VU
51 Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa VU
52 Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis VU
53 Green Munia (Avadavat) Amandava formosa VU
54 Yellow Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus VU
1 Jouanin’s Petrel Bulweria fallax NT
2 Swinhoe’s Storm-petrel Oceanodroma monorhis NT
3 Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT
4 Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster NT
5 Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala NT
6 Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus NT
7 Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus NT
8 Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor NT
9 Falcated Duck Anas falcata NT
10 Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT
11 Red Kite Milvus milvus NT
12 Andaman Serpent-eagle Spilornis elgini NT
13 South Nicobar Serpent-eagle Spilornis klossi NT
14 Grey-headed Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus NT
15 Lesser Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga humilis NT
16 Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis NT Uplisted from LC
17 Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT Uplisted from LC
18 Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT
19 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT
20 Red-headed Falcon Falco chicquera NT Uplisted from LC
21 Laggar Falcon Falco jugger NT
22 White-cheeked Partridge Arborophila atrogularis NT
23 Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica NT
24 Satyr Tragopan Tragopan satyra NT
25 Tibetan Eared-pheasant Crossoptilon harmani NT
26 Hume’s Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae NT
27 Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT
28 Andaman Crake Rallina canningi NT
29 Beach Thick-knee Esacus giganteus NT
30 Great Stone-Plover (Thick-knee) Esacus recurvirostris NT
31 River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii NT
32 Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT
33 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT
34 Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus NT
35 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis NT
36 Great Snipe Gallinago media NT
37 River Tern Sterna aurantia NT
38 Andaman Wood-pigeon Columba palumboides NT
39 Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica NT
40 Andaman Cuckoo-dove Macropygia rufipennis NT
41 Ashy-headed Green-pigeon Treron phayrei NT Uplisted from LC
42 Andaman Green-pigeon Treron chloropterus NT Uplisted from LC
43 Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii NT
44 Blossom-headed Parakeet Psittacula roseata NT
45 Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria NT
46 Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri NT
47 Nicobar Parakeet Psittacula caniceps NT
48 Derbyan Parakeet Psittacula derbiana NT
49 Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda NT
50 Andaman Hawk-owl Ninox affinis NT
51 Andaman Scops-owl Otus balli NT
52 European Roller Coracias garrulus NT
53 Ward’s Trogon Harpactes wardi NT
54 Brown-winged Kingfisher Pelargopsis amauroptera NT
55 Blyth’s Kingfisher Alcedo hercules NT
56 Austen’s Brown Hornbill Anorrhinus austeni NT
57 Great Pied Hornbill Buceros bicornis NT
58 Malabar Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros coronatus NT
59 Yellow-rumped Honeyguide Indicator xanthonotus NT
60 Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei NT
61 Mangrove Pitta Pitta megarhyncha NT
62 Nicobar Bulbul Hypsipetes nicobariensis NT
63 Grey-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus priocephalus NT
64 Rusty-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra NT
65 Firethroat Luscinia pectardens NT
66 Black-and-rufous Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa NT
67 Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus NT
68 Giant Babax Babax waddelli NT
69 Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush Garrulax nuchalis NT
70 Kerala Laughingthrush Strophocincla fairbanki NT
71 Blackish-breasted Babbler Sphenocichla humei NT
72 Chevron-breasted Babbler Sphenocichla roberti NT
73 Rufous-throated Wren-babbler Spelaeornis caudatus NT
74 Long-tailed (Naga) Wren-babbler Spelaeornis chocolatinus NT
75 Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis NT
76 Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia burnesii NT
77 Tytler’s Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus tytleri NT
78 Long-billed Bush-warbler Bradypterus major NT
79 Yunnan Nuthatch Sitta yunnanensis NT New record in India (2014). Already in NT.
80 Andaman Drongo Dicrurus andamanensis NT
81 Andaman Treepie Dendrocitta bayleyi NT
1 Nicobar Scops-owl Otus alius DD
2 Large-billed Reed-warbler Acrocephalus orinus DD
3 Sillem’s Mountain-finch Leucosticte sillemi DD
Summary of number od threatened species as per IUCN categories
CR- Critically Endangered 17
EN- Endangered 18
VU- Vulnerable 54
NT- Near Threatened 81
DD- Data Deficient 3
Total 173