Fauna

Fauna of Uttarakhand

Mammals to be seen below the Tree-Line

Popular Name
Rhesus Macaque
Assamese Macaque
Langur Monkey
Asiatic Jackal
Common Red Fox
Asiatic or Himalayan Black Bear
Yellow-throated Marten
Common Palm Civet
The Himalayan Palm Civet
Goral
Sambar
Barking deer
Indian Hare
Indian Crested Porcupine

Zoological Name
Macaca mulatta
Macaca assamensis
Presbytis entellus
Canis aureus
Vulpes vulpesmontana
Selenorctos thibetanus
Martos flavigula
Paradoxurus hermaphroditus
Paguma larvata
Nemoraheadus goral
Cirvus unicolor
Muntiacus muntjak
Lepus nigricolis
Hystrix indica


Mammals to be seen above the Tree-Line

Popular Name
The Hill fox
Snow Leopard
The Himalayan Black Deer
The Brown Bear
The Ibex
The Serow
The Himalayan Tahr
The Bharal or Blue Sheep

Zoological Name
Vulpus Montana
Panthera uncia
Selenorctos thibetanus
Ursus arctos
Capra ibex
Capricomis sumatraensis
Hemitragus jemlahicus
Pseudois nayaur

BIRDS

Popular Name
Carrion Crow
Red Billed Blue Magpie
Himalayan Tree Pie
Red Crowned Jay
Himalayan Nutcraker
Red/Yellow Billed Chough
Grey Tit
Green-backed tit
Black Tit
Brown Crested Tit
Yellow Checked Tit
Brooks Nuthatch
White Tailed Nuthatch
Velvet Fronted Nuthatch
White Crested Laughing Thrush
White Throated Laughing Thrush
Streaked Laughing Thrush
Striated Laughing Thrush
Spotted Babbler
Pekin Robin
Orange Bellied Chloropsis
Silvered Eared Mesia
White Checked Bulbul
Himalayan Tree-Creeper
Kashimiri Dipper
Indian blue Chat
Pied Bush Chat
Dark-Grey Bush Chat
Spotted Forktail
White Capped Redstart
Plumbeous Redstart
Himalayan Rubythroat
Shama
Ground Thrush
Mountain Thrush
Blue Headed Rock Thrush
Whistling Thrush
Rofous-Breasted Hedge-Sparrow
White Browed Blue Flycatcher
White Bellied Blue Flycatcher
Verditer Flycatcher
Refous-Tailed Flycatcher
Grey-Headed Flycatcher
Rufous-Bellied Niltava
Paradise Flycatcher
White Throated Fantail Flycatcher
Black-Headed Shrike
Short Bellied Minivet
Grey Drongo
Red-Headed Fantail Warbler
Tickell’s warbler
Large Crowned Willow Warbler
Grey-Headed Flycatcher Warbler
Brown Hill-Warbler
Golden Orirole
Jungle Myna
Himalayan Greenfinch
Cinnamon Tree-Sparrow
Meadow Bunting
Crested Bunting
Common Sallow
White-Eye
Scaly-Bellied Green Woodpecker
Himalayan Pied Woodpecker
Slaty-Headed Parakeet
Blue-Beared Bee-Eater
Alpine Swift
Long Tailed Nightjar
Forest Eagle-Owl
Spotted Scops Owl
Himalayan Bared Owlet
Shahin Falcon
Himalayan Golden Eagle
Wedge-Trailed Green Pigeon
Snow Pigeon
Rufous Turtle-Dove
White Crested Kaleej Pheasant
Chukor-Meisner
Monal Pheasant

Zoological Name
Corvos corone orientallis
Urocissa erythrorhyncha
Dendrocitta formosae
Garrulus bispecularis
Nucifraga carocatactes
Pyrrhocorax graculus
Parus major
Parus monticolus
Lophophanes rofunuchalis
Lophophanes dishrous
Machlolophus xanthogenys
Sitta kasmiriensis
Sitta himalayansis
Sitta frontails
Garrulax leucolophus
Garrulax albogularis
Trochalopteron lineatum
Grammatoptila striata
Pellorneum ruficeps
Leiothrix lutea
Chloropsis hardwickii
Mesia argentauris
Molpastes leucogenys
Certhia himalayana
Cinclus cinclus
Luscinia brunnea
Saxicola caprata
Rhodophila ferrea
Enicurus maculates
Chaimarronis leucocephalus
Rhyacornis fuliginosus
Calliope pectoralis
Kittacincla malabarica
Geokichala citrina
Oreocincla dauma
Monticola cinclorhyncha
Myiophoneus careuleus
Prunella strophiata
muscicapula superciliaris
Muscicapula pallipes
Eumyias thalassina
Alseonax ruficaudus
Culicicapa ceylonensis
Niltava sundara
Techitrea paradisi
Khipidura albicollis
Lanius nigriceps
Pericrocotus brevirostris
Dicrurus longlcaudatus
Cisticola exilis erythrocephale  willow
Phylloscopus affinis
Phylloscopus occipitallis
Seicercus xanthoschisos
Suya criniger
Orilus oriolus
Aethiopsar fuscus
Hypacanthis spinoides
Passer Rutilans
Emberiza cia (Stracheyi)
Melophus lathami
Hirundo rustica
Zosterops palpebrosa
Picus squamatus
Dryobates himalayansis
Psittacula himalayana
Alcemerops athertoni
Apus melba
Caprimulgus macrourus
Huhua nipalensis
Otus spilocephaylus
Glaucidium cuculoides
Falco peregrinus peregrinator
Aquila chrysaetos
Sphenocercus sphenures
Columba leuconota
Streptopelia orientails
Gennaeus hamiltoni
Alectoris graeca
Lophophorus imepjanus

Butterflies

Popular name
Indian Fritillar
Peacock Panzy

Blue Peacock

Great Orangetip

Paris Peacock
Red-base Jezebe


Plain Tiger

Red lacewing

Yellow Pansy

Tawny Rajah

Red-Helen

Scientific name
Argynnis hyperbiu
Precis almana

Papilo arctrus

Hebomia glaucippe

Papilo Paris
Delias chrysippus


Danais chrysippus

Cathosia biblis

Percis hierta

Charaxes polyxena

Papilio helenus

Description
Brown, spotted
Golden brown with large spots
Black jet like shape with blue shade & red spots
Half white and half brown wings

Brown with feather like shades in white, yellow and red
Brown with white spotted dots in black border.
Bright brown with dark brown lace fringe
Brown with four large yellow patches
Dark brown tipped outer wing with middle white and inner light brown zones
Reddish brown with one brown polka dot. Silvery bands in the under wing

Where it found
In open areas in hills
Low moist areas

Cold temperate forest regions
Indian peninsular region and lower Himalayas
Evergreen forest clearings
High altitude shrubs and trees

Foot-hills of Garhwal Himalaya and Nepal
Dry low lying areas, hot and sunny
Peninsular regions and Siwalik ranges.


All along the Himalayan range