The Fully Revised List of Chinese Endemic Birds

PNT Team, updated on 31 August 2016

So far, there are 102 endemic birds in China, and 27 of them only occurs in Island of Taiwan. Among 72 species live in the mainland of China,

up to 51 of them can be found in Sichuan! Click the Chinese name of these birds and check what they are look like on the OBC Bird Images.

 

GALLIFORMES Phasianidae (22)

Chinese Grouse Tetrastes sewerzowi  Przevalski, 1876 #  

斑尾榛鸡  bān wěi zhēn jī

Chestnut-throated Partridge Tetraophasis obscurus  (J. Verreaux, 1869) #  

红喉雉鹑  hóng hóu zhì chún

Buff-throated Partridge Tetraophasis szechenyii  von Madarász, 1885 #  

黄喉雉鹑  huáng hóu zhì chún

Przevalski's Partridge Alectoris magna  (Przevalski, 1876)  

大石鸡  dà shí jī

Taiwan Hill Partridge Arborophila crudigularis  (Swinhoe, 1864) *  

台湾山鹧鸪  tái wān shān zhè gū 

White-necklaced Partridge Arborophila gingica  (J.F. Gmelin, 1789)  

白眉山鹧鸪  bái méi shān zhè gū

Sichuan Hill Partridge Arborophila rufipectus  Boulton, 1932 #

四川山鹧鸪  sì chuān shān zhè gū

Hainan Hill Partridge Arborophila ardens  (Styan, 1892)

海南山鹧鸪  hǎi nán shān zhè gū

Hainan Peacock Pheasant Polyplectron katsumatae  Rothschild, 1906

海南孔雀雉  hǎi nán kǒng què zhì  (no pics on the OBC Bird Image)

Chinese Bamboo Partridge Bambusicola thoracicus  (Temminck, 1815) #  

灰胸竹鸡  huí xiǒng zhú jī

Taiwan Bamboo Partridge Bambusicola sonorivox  (Gould, 1862) *  

台湾竹鸡  tái wān zhú jī

Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti  (Gould, 1857)

黄腹角雉  huáng fù jiǎo zhì 

Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii  A. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1866 #

绿尾虹雉  lǜ wěi hóng zhì 

Swinhoe's Pheasant Lophura swinhoii  (Gould, 1863) * 

蓝腹鹇  lán fù xián

White Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon crossoptilon  (Hodgson, 1838) #

白马鸡  bái mǎ jī 

Tibetan Eared Pheasant  Crossoptilon harmani  Elwes, 1881

藏马鸡  zàng mǎ jī 

Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum  Swinhoe, 1863

褐马鸡  hè mǎ jī 

Blue Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon auritum  (Pallas, 1811) #

蓝马鸡  lán mǎ jī 

Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti  (Swinhoe, 1872)

白颈长尾雉  bái jǐng zhǎng wěi zhì 

Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado  (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) *

黑长尾雉  hēi zhǎng wěi zhì 

Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii  (J.E. Gray, 1829)

白冠长尾雉  bái guàn zhǎng wěi zhì 

Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus  (Linnaeus, 1758) #

红腹锦鸡  hóng fù jǐn jī 

STRIGIFORMES Strigidae (1)

Sichuan Wood Owl Strix davidi  Sharpe, 1875 #

四川林鸮  sì chuān lín xiāo 

CAPRIMULGIFORMES Caprimulgidae (1)

Vaurie's Nightjar Caprimulgus centralasicus  Vaurie, 1960

中亚夜鹰  zhōng yà yè yīng  (no pics on the OBC Bird Image)

PICIFORMES Megalaimidae (2)

Chinese Barbet Psilopogon faber  (Swinhoe, 1870)

黑眉拟啄木  hēi méi nǐ zhuó mù

Taiwan Barbet Psilopogon muchalis  (Gould, 1863) *

台湾拟啄木  tái wān nǐ zhuó mù

PICIFORMES Picidae (1)

Dark-bodied Woodpecker Picoides funebris  J. P, Verreaux, 1870 #

三趾啄木鸟 sān zhǐ zhuó mù niǎo 

PASSERIFORMES

Corvidae (3)

Sichuan Jay Perisoreus internigrans  Thayer and Bangs, 1912 #

黑头噪鸦  hēi tóu zào yā 

Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea  Gould, 1863 *

台湾蓝鹊  tái wān lán què

Biddulph's Ground Jay Podoces biddulphi  Hume, 1874

白尾地鸦  bái wěi dì yā 

Paridae (6)

Yellow-bellied Tit Pardaliparus venustulus  (Swinhoe, 1870) #

黄腹山雀  huáng fù shān què 

White-browed Tit Poecile superciliosus  Przevalski, 1876 #

白眉山雀  bái méi shān què 

Rusty-breasted Tit Poecile davidi  Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891 #

红腹山雀  hóng fù shān què 

Sichuan Tit Poecile weigoldicus  (O. Kleinschmidt, 1921) #

川褐头山雀  chuān hè tóu shān què

Yellow Tit Machlolophus holsti  Seebohm, 1894 *

台湾黄山雀  tái wān huáng shān què

Chestnut-bellied Tit  Sittiparus castaneoventris  (Gould, 1863) *

台湾杂色山雀  tái wān zá sè shān què 

Pycnonotidae (1)

Styan's Bulbul Pycnonotus taivanus  Styan, 1893 *

台湾鹎  tái wān bēi

Pnoepygidae (2)

Chinese Wren Babbler Pnoepyga mutica  Thayer and Bangs, 1912 #

中华鹪鹛 tái wān jiāo méi

Taiwan Wren Babbler Pnoepyga formosana  Ingram, 1909 *

台湾鹪鹛  tái wān jiāo méi  (no pics)

Aegithalidae (2)

Sooty Tit Aegithalos fuliginosus  J. Verreaux, 1869 #

银脸长尾山雀  yín liǎn zhǎng wěi shān què

Crested Tit Warbler Leptopoecile elegans  Przevalski, 1887 #

凤头雀莺  fèng tóu què yīng 

Phylloscopidae (4)

Gansu Leaf Warbler Abrornis kansuensis  (Meise, 1933) #

甘肃柳莺  gān sù liǔ yīng 

Alpine Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus occisinensis  (Martens, Sun & Packert, 2008) #

华西柳莺  huá xī liǔ yīng 

Emei Leaf Warbler Seicercus emeiensis  (Alstrom & Olsson, 1995) #

峨眉柳莺  é méi liǔ yīng 

Hainan Leaf Warbler Seicercus emeiensis  (Olsson, Alstrom & Colston, 1993)

海南柳莺  hǎi nán liǔ yīng 

Scotocercidae (2)

Sichuan Bush Warbler Locustela chengi  Alstrom, Xia, Rasmussen, et al. 2015 #

四川短翅莺  sì chuān duǎn chì yīng

Taiwan Bush Warbler Locustela alishanensis  (Rasmussen, Round, Dickinson & Rozendaal, 2000) *

台湾短翅莺  tái wān duǎn chì yīng

Timaliidae (4)

Black-necklaced Scimitar Babbler Erythrogenys erythrocnemis  (Gould, 1863) *

台湾斑胸钩嘴鹛  tái wān bān xiōng gōu zuǐ méi 

Grey-sided Scimitar Babbler Erythrogenys swinhoei  (David, 1874)

华南斑胸钩嘴鹛  huá nán bān xiōng gōu zuǐ méi 

Taiwan Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus musicus  Swinhoe, 1859 *

台湾棕颈钩嘴鹛  tái wān zōng jǐng gōu zuǐ méi 

Nonggang Babbler Stachyris nonggangensis  Zhou & Jiang, 2008

弄岗穗鹛  nòng gǎng suì méi

Pellorneidae (2)

Golden-fronted Fulvetta Schoeniparus variegaticeps  (Yen, 1932) #

金额雀鹛  jīn é què méi 

Dusky Fulvetta Schoeniparus brunneus  (Gould, 1863) #

褐顶雀鹛  hè díng què méi 

Leiothrichidae (21)

Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia  Swinhoe, 1863 *

台湾雀鹛  tái wān què méi 

Huet's Fulvetta Alcippe hueti  David, 1874

淡眉雀鹛  dàn méi què méi 

Taiwan Hwamei Garrulax taewanus  Swinhoe, 1859 *

台湾画眉  tái wān huà méi 

Barred Laughingthrush Garrulax lunulatus  (J. Verreaux, 1871) #

斑背噪鹛  bān bèi zào méi 

White-speckled Laughingthrush Garrulax bieti  (Oustalet, 1897) #

白点噪鹛  bái diǎn zào méi 

Giant Laughingthrush Garrulax maximus  (J. Verreaux, 1871) #

大噪鹛  dà zào méi 

Snowy-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax sukatschewi  (Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891) #

黑额山噪鹛   hēi é shān zào méi

Plain Laughingthrush Garrulax davidi  (Swinhoe, 1868) #

山噪鹛  shān zào méi

Giant Babax Garrulax waddelli  (Dresser, 1905)

大草鹛  dà cǎo méi 

Tibetan Babax Garrulax koslowi  (Bianchi, 1905) 

棕草鹛  zōng cǎo méi

Rufous-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax ruficeps  Gould, 1863 *

台湾白喉噪鹛  tái wān bái hóu zào méi 

Rusty Laughingthrush Garrulax poecilorhynchus  Gould, 1863 *

台湾棕噪鹛  tái wān zōng zào méi 

Rufous Laughingthrush Garrulax berthemyi  (Oustalet, 1876) #

棕噪鹛  zōng zào méi 

Elliot's Laughingthrush Trochalopteron elliotii  J. Verreaux, 1871 #

橙翅噪鹛  chéng chì zào méi 

Brown-cheeked Laughingthrush Trochalopteron henrici  Oustalet, 1892

灰腹噪鹛  huī fù zào méi

White-whiskered Laughingthrush Trochalopteron morrisonianum  Ogilvie-Grant, 1906 *

噪鹛  tái wān zào méi 

White-eared Sibia Heterophasia auricularis  (Swinhoe, 1864) *

白耳奇鹛  bái ěr qí méi

Emei Shan Liocichla Liocichla omeiensis  Riley, 1926 #

灰胸薮鹛  huī xiōng sǒu méi

Steere's Liocichla Liocichla steerii  Swinhoe, 1877 *

黄痣薮鹛  huáng zhì sǒu méi 

Taiwan Barwing Sibia morrisoniana  (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) *

台湾斑翅鹛  tái wān bān chì méi

Regulidae (1)

Flamecrest Regulus goodfellowi  Ogilvie-Grant, 1906 *

台湾戴菊  tái wān dài jú 

Certhiidae (1)

Sichuan Treecreeper Certhia tianquanensis  Li, 1995 #

四川旋木雀  sì chuān xuán mù què

Sittidae (2)

Yunnan Nuthatch Sitta yunnanensis  Ogilvie-Grant, 1900 #

滇䴓  diān shī

Przevalski's Nuthatch Sitta przewalskii  Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891 #

白脸䴓  bái liǎn shī

Sylviidae (9)

Rufous-tailed Babbler Moupinia poecilotis  (J. Verreaux, 1871) #

宝兴鹛雀  bǎo xìng méi què 

Chinese Fulvetta Fulvetta striaticollis  (J. Verreaux, 1871) #

高山雀鹛  gāo shān què méi 

Grey-hooded Fulvetta Fulvetta cinereiceps  (J. Verreaux, 1871) #

灰头雀鹛  huī tóu què méi 

Taiwan Fulvetta Fulvetta formosana  (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) *

玉山雀鹛  yù shān què méi 

Tarim Babbler Rhopophilus albosuperciliaris  (Hume, 1873)

西山鹛  xī shān méi

Three-toed Parrotbill Cholornis paradoxa  J. Verreaux, 1871 #

三趾鸦雀  sān zhǐ yā què

Spectacled Parrotbill Sinosuthora conspicillata  (David, 1871) #

白眶鸦雀  bái kuàng yā què

Grey-hooded Parrotbill Sinosuthora zappeyi  (Thayer & Bangs, 1912) #

暗色鸦雀  àn sè yā què 

Rusty-throated Parrotbill Sinosuthora przewalskii  (Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891) #

灰冠鸦雀  huī guàn yā què 

Zosteropidae (1)

Taiwan Yuhina Yuhina brunneiceps  (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) *

褐头凤鹛  hè tóu fèng méi 

Muscicapidae (3)

Collared Bush Robin Tarsiger johnstoniae  (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) *

台湾林鸲  tái wān lín qú 

Przevalski's Redstart Phoenicurus alaschanicus  (Przevalski, 1876)

贺兰山红尾鸲  hè lán shān hóng wěi qú 

Taiwan Whistling Thrush Myophonus insularis  Gould, 1863 *

台湾紫啸鸫  tái wān zǐ xiào dōng 

Turdidae (1)

Chinese Thrush Otocichla mupinensis  (Laubmann, 1920) #

宝兴歌鸫  bǎo xìng gē dōng 

Passeridae (1)

Tibetan Snowfinch Montifringilla henrici  (Oustalet, 1892) #

藏雪雀  zàng xuě què 

Urocynchramidae (1)

Pink-tailed Rosefinch Urocynchramus pylzowi  Przevalski, 1876 #

朱鹀  zhū wū

Fringillidae (7)

Sillem's Mountain Finch Leucosticte sillemi  Roselaar, 1992

褐头岭雀  hè tóu lǐng què 

Tibetan Rosefinch Carpodacus roborowskii  (Przevalski, 1887)

藏雀  zàng q

Three-banded Rosefinch Carpodacus trifasciatus  J. Verreaux, 1871 # 

斑翅朱雀  bān chì zhū què 

Chinese White-browed Rosefinch Carpodacus dubius  Przevalski, 1876 #

白眉朱雀  bái méi zhū què

Chinese Beautiful Rosefinch Carpodacus davidianus  A. Milne-Edwards, 1865 

红眉朱雀 hóng méi zhū què

Pink-rumped Rosefinch Carpodacus waltoni  (Sharpe, 1905) #

曙红朱雀  shǔ hóng zhū què 

Taiwan Rosefinch Carpodacus formosanus  Ogilvie-Grant, 1911 *

台湾朱雀  tái wān zhū què 

Emberizidae (2)

Slaty Bunting Schoeniclus siemsseni  (G.H. Martens, 1906) #

蓝鹀  lán wū

Tibetan Bunting Emberiza koslowi  Bianchi, 1904 #

藏鹀  zàng wū

#= occurs in Sichuan.

*= only occurs in Taiwan.

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