Birds of IIT Guwahati

Resident , Summer visitors , Winter visitors .

Last update: Total bird species = 97; July 2022


1. Asian Openbill (Anastomus oscitans)

2. Lesser Adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus)

3. Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)

4. Cattle Erget (Bubulcus ibis)

5. Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

6. Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

7. Red Collared Dove (Streptopelia tranquebarica)

8. Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

9. Spotted Dove (Stigmatopelia chinensis)

10. Yellow-footed Green Pigeon (Treron phoenicopterus)

11. Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula crameri)

12. Common Hawk Cuckoo (Hierococcyx varius)

13. Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolapaceus)

14. Green-billed Malkoha (Rhopodytes tristis)

15. Greater Coucal (Centropus sinensis)

16. Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii)

17. Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)

18. Little Cromorant (Phalocrocorax niger)

19. White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus)

20. Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)

21. Bronze-winged Jacana (Metopidius indicus)

22. Spotted Owlet (Athene brama)

23. Asian Palm Swift (Cypsiurus balasiensis)

24. Common Hoopoe (Upupa epops)

25. Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis)

26. White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis)

27. Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

28. Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis)

29. Chestnut-headed Bee-eater (Merops leschenaultia)

30. Blue-throated Barbet (Megalaima asiatica)

31. Coppersmith Barbet (Megalaima haemacephala)

32. Lesser Goldenback (Dinopium benghalense)

33. Common Iora (Argithina tiphia)

34. Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus)

35. Bronzed Drongo (Dicrurus aeneus)

36. Black-hooded Oriole (Oriolus xanthornus

37. Rufous Treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda)

38. Eastern Jungle Crow (Corvus macrorhynchos levaillantii)

39. House Crow (Corvus splendens)

40. Cinereous Tit (Parus cinereus)

41. Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus)

42. Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer)

43. Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius)

44. Jungle Babbler (Turdoides striata)

45. Jungle Myna (Acridotheres fusus)

46. Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis)

47. Asian Pied Starling (Gracupica contra)

48. Chestnut-tailed Starling (Sturnia malabarica)

49. Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis)

50. Blue Whistling Thrush (Myophonus caeruleus)

51. Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus)

52. Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja)

53. House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

54. Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus)

55. Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura puntulata)

56. Black-headed Munia (Lonchura malacca)

57. Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus rufulus)

58. White-rumped shama (Copsychus malabaricus)

59. Large-tailed nightjar (Caprimulgus macrurus)

60. Striated swallow (Cecropis striolata)

61. Hair-crested drongo (Dicrurus hottentottus)

62. Stork-billed kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis)

63. Oriental white-eye (Zosterops palpebrosus)

64. Eurasian tree sparrow (Passer montanus)

65. Shikra (Accipiter badius)

66. White-throated fantail (Rhipidura albicollis)

67. Common hill myna (Gracula religiosa)

68. Oriental darter (Anhinga melanogaster)

69. Large cuckooshrike (Coracina macei)

70. Ashy woodswallow (Artamus fuscus)

71. Orange-headed thrush (Geokichla citrina)

72. Red-breasted Parakeet (Psittacula alexandri)

73. Asian barred owlet (Glaucidium cuculoides)

74. Gray-breasted Prinia (Prinia hodgsonii)

75. Blue-tailed Bee-eater (Merops philippinus)

76. Lineated Barbet (Psilopogon lineatus)

77. House Swift (Apus nipalensis)

78. Black-crested Bulbul (Rubigula flaviventris)

79. Rufous-necked Laughingthrush (Pterorhinus ruficollis)


Summer visitors:

1. Indian Cuckoo (Cuculus micropterus)

2. Jacobin Cuckoo (Clamator jacobinus)


Winter visitors:

1. Forest Wagtail (Dendronanthus indicus)

2. Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)

3. White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)

4. Taiga Flycatcher (Ficedula albicilla)

5. Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)

6. Siberian Stonechat or Asian Stonechat (Saxicola maurus)

7. Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

8. Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach)

9. Black-eared Kite (Milvus migrans lineatus)

10. Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

11. Lesser Whistling-duck (Dendrocygna javanica)

12. Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)

13. Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)

14. Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)

15. Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)

16. Dusky warbler (Phylloscopus fuscatus)


Mammals of IIT Guwahati

Last update: Total species = 7; March 2020

1. Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus)

2. Large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha)

3. Indian jackal (Canis aureus indicus)

4. Indian grey mongoose (Herpestes edwardsi)

5. Indian crested porcupine (Hystrix indica)

6. Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta)

7. Hoary-bellied squirrel (Callosciurus pygerythrus)

Butterflies of IIT Guwahati

Last update: Total species = 7; November 2019

1. Banded Treebrown (Lethe confusa)

2. Cruiser (Vindula erota)

3. Chocolate grass yellow (Eurema sari)

4. Knight (Lebadea martha)

5. Common mormon (Papilio polytes)

6. Common baron (Euthalia garuda)

7. Common Nawab (Polyura athamas)