I saw birds mainly in the Sundarbans, the mangrove area in the Ganges delta, and in Baikka Beel, a wetland sanctuary near Srimangal.

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Birds in Bangladesh

Aegithina tiphia
Common Iora (Aegithina tiphia, german: Schwarzflügel-Iora, french: Petit Iora). (579k)
Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Female Small Minivet (Pericrocotus cinnamomeus, german: Zwergmennigvogel). (750k)
Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Male Small Minivet (Pericrocotus cinnamomeus, german: Zwergmennigvogel). (631k)
Lonchura atricapilla
Immature Chestnut Munia (Lonchura atricapilla, german: Schwarzkopfnonne, french: Capucin à tête noire). (1371k)
Hirundo rustica
Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica, german: Rauchschwalbe, french: Hirondelle rustique). (547k)
Geokichla citrina
Orange-headed Thrush (Geokichla citrina, french: Grive à tête orange). (611k)
Merops orientalis
Little Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis, german: Smaragdspint, french: Guêpier d'Orient). (591k)
Saxicola caprata
Pied Bush Chat (Saxicola caprata, french: Tarier pie). (767k)
Motacilla alba
White Wagtail (Motacilla alba, german: Bachstelze, french: Bergeronnette grise). (458k)
Pycnonotus atriceps
Black-headed Bulbul (Pycnonotus atriceps, french: Bulbul cap-nègre). (684k)
Pycnonotus cafer
Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer, german: Rußbülbül, french: Bulbul à ventre rouge). (641k)
Copsychus saularis
Female Oriental Magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis, german: Dajaldrossel, french: Shama dayal). (855k)
Copsychus saularis
Male Oriental Magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis, german: Dajaldrossel, french: Shama dayal). (555k)
Lanius schach
Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach, german: Schachwürger, french: Pie-grièche schach). (432k)
Oriolus xanthornus
Immature Black-hooded Oriole (Oriolus xanthornus, french: Loriot à capuchon noir). (546k)
Alcedo atthis
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis, german: Eisvogel, french: Martin-pêcheur d'Europe). (449k)
Alcedo meninting
Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting, german: Menintingeisvogel, french: Martin-pêcheur méninting). (1090k)
Halcyon smyrnensis
White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis, german: Braunliest, french: Martin-chasseur de Smyrne). (1089k)
Halcyon pileata
Black-capped Kingfisher (Halcyon pileata, german: Kappenliest, french: Martin-chasseur à coiffe noire). (810k)
Halcyon pileata
Black-capped Kingfisher (Halcyon pileata, german: Kappenliest, french: Martin-chasseur à coiffe noire). (781k)
Pelargopsis amauroptera
Brown-winged Kingfisher (Pelargopsis amauroptera, german: Braunflügelliest, french: Martin-chasseur à ailes brunes). (584k)
Dicrurus leucophaeus
Ashy Drongo (Dicrurus leucophaeus, german: Graudrongo, french: Drongo cendré). (1013k)
Dicrurus macrocercus
Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus, german: Königsdrongo, french: Drongo royal). (469k)
Dicrurus macrocercus
Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus, german: Königsdrongo, french: Drongo royal). (608k)
Dicrurus remifer
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus remifer, german: Spateldrongo, french: Drongo à rames). (788k)
Dicrurus remifer
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus remifer, german: Spateldrongo, french: Drongo à rames) in flight. (516k)
Dicrurus paradiseus
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus, german: Flaggendrongo, french: Drongo à raquettes). (603k)
Coracias benghalensis
Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis, german: Hinduracke, french: Rollier indien). (664k)
Acridotheres tristis
Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis, german: Hirtenmaina, french: Martin triste). (600k)
Gracupica contra
Pied Myna (Gracupica contra, french: Étourneau pie). (561k)
Psittacula finschii
Grey-headed Parakeet (Psittacula finschii, french: Perruche de Finsch). (577k)
Micropternus brachyurus
Rufous Woodpecker (Micropternus brachyurus, german: Rötelspecht, french: Pic brun). (674k)
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus
Female Greater Flameback (Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus, french: Pic de Tickell). (734k)
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus
Male Greater Flameback (Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus, french: Pic de Tickell). (1144k)
Upupa epops
Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops, german: Wiedehopf, french: Huppe fasciée). (889k)
Corvus splendens
House Crow (Corvus splendens, german: Glanzkrähe, french: Corbeau familier). (1.5M)
Corvus macrorhynchos
Large-billed Crow (Corvus macrorhynchos, german: Dickschnabelkrähe, french: Corbeau à gros bec). (542k)
Corvus levaillantii
Eastern Jungle Crow (Corvus levaillantii). (851k)
Gallus gallus
Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus, german: Bankivahuhn, french: Coq doré). (562k)
Centropus sinensis
Greater Coucal (Centropus sinensis, german: Heckenkuckuck, french: Grand Coucal). (910k)
Phaenicophaeus tristis
Green-billed Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus tristis, german: Großer Grünschnabelkuckuck, french: Malcoha sombre). (1111k)
Ardea alba
Great Egret (Ardea alba, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette), top, two Red-wattled Lapwings (Vanellus indicus, german: Rotlappenkiebitz, french: Vanneau indien), center, and female Gadwall (Mareca strepera, german: Schnatterente, french: Canard chipeau), bottom. (532k)
Metopidius indicus
Bronze-winged Jacana (Metopidius indicus, german: Hindublatthühnchen, french: Jacana bronzé), top, and Pheasant-tailed Jacana (Hydrophasianus chirurgus, german: Fasanblatthühnchen, french: Jacana à longue queue) in non-breeding plumage, bottom. (719k)
Metopidius indicus
Bronze-winged Jacana (Metopidius indicus, german: Hindublatthühnchen, french: Jacana bronzé). (632k)
Hydrophasianus chirurgus
Pheasant-tailed Jacana (Hydrophasianus chirurgus, german: Fasanblatthühnchen, french: Jacana à longue queue) in non-breeding plumage. (609k)
Vanellus cinereus
Grey-headed Lapwing (Vanellus cinereus, german: Graukopfkiebitz, french: Vanneau à tête grise). (903k)
Tachybaptus ruficollis
Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis, german: Zwergtaucher, french: Grèbe castagneux). (441k)
Porphyrio poliocephalus
Grey-headed Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus). (808k)
Anas platyrhynchos
Male (right) and female (left) Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos, german: Stockente, french: Canard colvert). (967k)
Microcarbo niger
Little Cormorant (Microcarbo niger, german: Mohrenscharbe, french: Cormoran de Vieillot), drying its wings. (786k)
Anhinga melanogaster
Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster, german: Indischer Schlangenhalsvogel, french: Anhinga roux), drying its wings. (934k)
Ardeola grayii
Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii, german: Paddyreiher, french: Crabier de Gray), non-breeding plumage. (926k)
Butorides striata
Juvenile Striated Heron (Butorides striata, german: Mangrovereiher, french: Héron strié). (783k)
Butorides striata
Striated Heron (Butorides striata, german: Mangrovereiher, french: Héron strié). (704k)
Ardea alba
Great Egrets (Ardea alba, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette), perched in a tree. (721k)
Ardea alba
Non-breeding Great Egret (Ardea alba, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette) (yellow beak). (633k)
Ardea alba
Breeding Great Egret (Ardea alba, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette) (black beak). (724k)
Ardea cinerea
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (875k)
Leptoptilos javanicus
Lesser Adjudant (Leptoptilos javanicus, german: Sunda-Marabu, french: Marabout chevelu). (708k)
Accipiter badius
Shikra (Accipiter badius, german: Schikrasperber, french: Épervier shikra). (896k)
Haliastur indus
Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus, german: Brahminenweih, french: Milan sacré). (1014k)
Milvus migrans
Black Kite (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir). (665k)
Milvus migrans
Black Kite (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir) in flight. (505k)
Haliastur indus
A Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus, german: Brahminenweih, french: Milan sacré) harassing a Lesser Adjudant (Leptoptilos javanicus, german: Sunda-Marabu, french: Marabout chevelu) in flight. (400k)
Spilornis cheela
Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela, german: Schlangenweihe, french: Serpentaire bacha). (950k)
Spilornis cheela
Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela, german: Schlangenweihe, french: Serpentaire bacha). (791k)
Haliaeetus leucoryphus
Pallas's Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus, german: Bindenseeadler, french: Pygargue de Pallas) in flight. (1048k)
Haliaeetus leucoryphus
Pallas's Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus, german: Bindenseeadler, french: Pygargue de Pallas) in flight over Grey-headed Swamphens (Porphyrio poliocephalus). (682k)

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