Asia Life List

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Rank Name Nationality Total Highlights


Rob Hutchinson / Birdtour Asia

British 2734
Most recent additions; Western Tragopan, Orange Bullfinch, Spectacled Finch (India, May'15), Mindanao Brown Dove (Philippines, March '15), Bornean Peacock Pheasant (Kalimantan, October '14)


James Eaton / Birdtour Asia

British 2732
Most recent: Sunset Lorikeet, Nov 16. Painted Francolin, Jul 16. Pleske's Ground Jay, Basra Reed Warbler, Sind Woodpecker, Caspian Tit, 05/16. Wynaad Laughingthrush, 03/16. Western Tragopan, White-throated Tit, Spectacled Finch, India, May 15. Minahassa Owl, Dec 14, Jankowski's Bunting, Apr 14. Orange Bullfinch, Kashmir Nuthatch, Dulit Frogmouth, Rufous-vented Prinia, Jan 14. Tufted Puffin, Amami Thrush, Okinawa Rail etc, Spiny Babbler, White-bellied Heron, White-cheeked Partridge, Satyr Tragopan, Spot-winged Rosefinch, Apr 13. Black Oriole, Oct 12. Biddulph's Ground Jay, Blackthroat, Brown Eared Pheasant, Reed Warbler, 20120. Silvery Woodpigeon, Sumatran Laughingthrush, Simeulue Scops Owl. Dec 10. Swamp Harrier, Grey Teal, Aug 10. Tibetan endemics, June 10. Gould's Shortwing, Blyth's Kingfisher, Short-tailed Albatross, Bufflehead, Sibe Crane, Nonggang Babbler. Past: Hose's Broadbill, Bulwer's Pheasant (Borneo), Forest Owlet, All Andaman (inc And. Barn Owl) & Sri Lanka endemics. Blyth's Tragopan, Sclater's Monal, Sikkim & Cachar Wedge-billed, Mishmi & Naga Wren Babblers (NE India) all Sumba & Flores endemics (Lesser Sundas), Luzon & Goodfellow's Jungle-Flycatcher, Mindanao Bleeding-heart, Calayan Rail, Palawan Striped Babbler (Philippines). Sichuan Partridge, Gold-fronted Fulvetta (Sichuan), Yunnan Nuthatch (Yunnan), Geomalia, Blue-faced Rail, Talaud Bush-hen, Cearulean Paradise-Flycatcher (Sulawesi), Cambodian Laughingthrush, Orange-necked Partridge (Cambodia), all Taiwan endemics, Sooty Babbler, Black-crowned Barwing (Vietnam), Cyprus Warbler


Hugh Buck

British 2712
Sabah and Sarawak April - May 2016. Grey Imperial Pigeon, Bornean Ground Cuckoo, Bornean Frogmouth, Brown Barbet, Hose's Broadbill, Black Oriole, Hook-billed Bulbul, Pygmy White-eye


Dave Sargeant

British 2628
Last update: Jan 2016.


Claes-Göran Cederlund

Swedish 2539
IOC. Updated Nov 2015. Latest China in May 2015


Craig Robson

British 2435
Sula Scrubfowl, Togian Boobook, Banggai Crow, Black-and-red Thrush, Cerulean Paradise-flycatcher, Sangihe Shrike-thrush, Bare-eyed Myna. Not including 125 in Taliabu, Halmahera, Buru, Seram, and Kai; all of which should be included in Asia


Philip Rostron

British 2412
March 2014 - Burma(IOC V4.2)
June 2014 - W. Malaysia and Sabah


David Fisher

British 2312
Updated March 2016: Latest highlights in Japan Green Pheasant, Sandhill Crane, Rock Sandpiper, Pigeon & Spectacled Guillemots, Crested and Least Auklets, Ancient Murrelet, Blakiston's Fish Owl, Asian Rosy Finch, Grey Bunting and Savannah Sparrow . IOC v6.2 taxonomy. No introductions and no heard-only birds.


Bjorn Anderson

Swedish 2296
IOC. Updated Dec 2016. All lists and observations at Highlights: Sh-t Albatross,Wh-eared & Jap Night-Heron,Crested & Giant Ibis,Scaly-s Merganser, Phil Eagle,Bl-billed Capercaillie, 4x Tragopans,4x Eared-Pheasants,Elliot's & Reeves' Pheasant,Tib Sandgrouse,Swinhoe's Rail,Amami & Bukidnon Woodcock,Spoon-b Sand, Ch Crested Tern, Lord Derby's Parakeet,Minahassa & Pere David's Owl,Bornean G-Cuckoo,Schneider's, Gurney's & Blue-banded Pitta, Gould's Shortwing,Blackthroat,4xCochoa,Biet's Laugher,Bugun Liocichla,Sh-tailed Sc-Babbler,Cachar Wedgeb Babbler,Nonggang & Sooty Babbler, Streaked & Bl-cr Barwing,Gold-fr Fulvetta,Przewalski's & Reed Parrotbill, Beautiful & Wh-browed Nuthatch,Silver Oriole, B Bristlehead,Pleske´s, Biddulph's, Henderson's & Pander's Ground'Jay,Jankowski's Bunting


Erwin Collaerts

Belgian 2249


Peter Collaerts

Belgian 2247
After trip to China 2016 and update to IOC 6.3


Mikael Bauer

Swedish 2236
Giant Pitta, Blue-banded Pitta, Band-bellied Crake, Cheer Pheasant, Flores Scops Owl, Cutia, Goulds Shortwing, Hose's Broadbill, Dulit Frogmouth, Slender-billed Scimitar-babbler, Fire-tailed Myzornis, Purple Cochoa


Mark Van Beirs

Belgian 2185


Albert Low

Singapore 2169
(IOC) Latest: N and C Vietnam with Red-collared Woodpecker, Short-tailed Parrotbill, Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush and more.


Yong Ding Li

Singaporean 2122
Cinnamon-banded Kingfisher, Sumba, March 2016


Peter Kaestner

USA 2111
May 2010 China with 22 new. May 2009 Assam marshes and Digboi, six new. Oct 2008 Several new in WB, including Satyr Trag, Blood Pheasant, and Myzornis. Apr 19 Jerdon's Courser and Nightjar. March 39 lifers NE India. Jan 12, Indian Scops Owl. Sept 24 six Sri Lankan Endemics (dipped Brown-capped Babbler). Sept 9 12 of 13 Andaman endemics (missed Crake). August 2007 Tibetan Sangrouse, Black-necked Crane plus six others, Ladakh. June 2007 Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, w China, June 2007. Aug 16 Bristled Grassbird, Sultanpur, India.


Pete Morris

British 2060
Most recent highlights/additions include Javan White-eye and Red-billed Starling


John Penhallurick

Australian 2052
Trip to Moluccas from Ambon & Buru south to Kai islands


Brian Fletcher

British/Australian 1982
Kruper's and Western Rock Nuthatches in Turkey, Siberian Crane, and White Naped Cranes in China 05, Bar-headed Goose and Siberian Rubythroat in Burma, Giant and White-shouldered Ibises, Bengal Florican in Cambodia, Philippine Eagle, Whiskered and Steere's Pittas, Palawan Peacock Pheasant, Philippine Cockatoo, Luzon Bleeding Heart, Celestial Monarch, Philippines 06; Bar-bellied Pitta, Germain's Peacock Pheasant, Grey-crowned Crocias and Collared Laughingthrush Vietnam 2010, Milky Stork and Spoon-billed Sandpiper Thailand 2012


Martin Edwards

Canadian 1944
2010 Russia, Short-tailed Albatross, Ancient Murrelet, Middendorff's Grasshopper-Warbler;Gray-headed Chickadee, Tundra Bean Goose;Songar Tit,Azure Tit,Yellow-breasted Tit,Red-mantled Rosefinch,White-bellied Heron


Gary and Marlene Babic

US 1904
joint list (Clements); August 2006 Qinghai (Tibet) OBC trip, many specialties


Chris Bradshaw

British 1860
Most recent additions include Giant Ibis, White-shouldered Ibis, Mekong Wagtail in Cambodia.


Raf Drijvers

Belgium 1824


Yvon Princen

Belgian 1813
March 2011 Palawan striped babbler, Tablas Drongo, Goodfellow's jungle flycatcher, Mindanao miniature tit-babbler, Walden's Hornbill, Cryptic flycatcher, Panay striped babbler, etc. Strictly following Clements adaption by Cornell in august 2013. For other highlights see birding. Last trip went to Sulawesi and Taminbar, 116 new Asian species. Flores Scops Owl, Sumba little Hawk owl, Timor sparrow, Flores monarch, Flores hawk eagle, 24 new species on Lesbos


Bernard Couronne

French 1812
Update November 2015 - strictly Cornell v.2015 and all birds seen. Oman and Bahrain October-November 2015 : Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel, Verreaux's Eagle, Brown Noddy, Spotted Eagle-Owl, Omani Owl, Egyptian Nightjar, Gray-headed Kingfisher, Nile Valley Sunbird, Grey Hypocolius, Golden-winged Grosbeak and many more. Kazakhstan and Kyrgystan May-June 2015 : Himalayan Snowcock, White-winged Woodpecker, Black-throated Accentor and Syke's Warbler. Thailand - Cambodia February 2015 : Siamese Fireback, Giant Ibis, Nordmann's Greenshank, Spoon-billed Sandpiper and Small Buttonquail. Sulawesi September 2014 : Maleo, Isabelline Bush-hen, Javan Plover, Red-eared, Maroon-chinned and Black-naped Fruit-Doves, Grey-headed and Silver-tipped Imperial Pigeons, Bay Coucal, Sulawesi Masked Owl, Sulawesi Scops-owl, Cinnabar, Speckled and Ochre-bellied Boobooks, Diabolical and Sulawesi Nightjars, Green-backed, Lilac-cheeked, Great-billed and Sulawesi Dwarf Kingfishers, Purple-bearded Bee-eater, Sulawesi Dwarf Hornbill, Sulawesi and Ashy Woodpeckers, Spotted Kestrel, Small Sulawesi Hanging-parrot, Caerulean, Pied, White-rumped and Pygmy Cuckoo-shrikes, Sulawesi Ciccadabird, Piping Crow, Sulawesi and Red-backed Thrushes, Matinan Flycatcher, Hylocitrea, Sulawesi Myna, Dark-eared and White-eared Myzas, Black-ringed White-eye and Mountain Serin. Israël March 2014 : Macqueen's Bustard, Sand Partridge, Armenian Gull, Hume's Owl, Arabian Warbler, Semicollared Flycatcher and some more. Japan February 2014 : Scaly-sided Merganser, Harlequin Duck, Bufflehead, Baikal Teal, Copper Pheasant, Short-tailed, Black-footed and Laysan Albatrosses, Ancient and Japanese Murrelets, Red-crowned and Sandhill Cranes, Blakiston's Fish-Owl, Asian Stubtail, Pallas's Rosefinch and many more.


Alan Greensmith

Independent 1775
24 April 2009. Birding Indonesia.


Christian Artuso

Canadian 1771
Negros Scops-Owl, Mindanao Scops-Owl, Camiguin Boobook, Romblon Boobook, Philippine Eagle-Owl + (Ebird taxonomy)


Garry George

US 1753
India: Blyth's Tragopan, Satyr Tragopan, Gould's Shortwing, Bugun Liochichla, China:Reeve's pheasant (male), Crested ibis, Siberian crane, Cabot's tragopan, Reed parrotbill


Remco Hofland

Dutch 1751
Updated 6 Dec 2014. Excl heard-only. Visited Turkey (10), Syria (6), Jordan, Israel, India (3), Sri Lanka, Nepal (2), W Malaysia (4), Borneo (Sabah), Vietnam (2), Thailand, Cambodia, Phillippines, Indonesia (W Java, C & N Sulawesi, Halmahera, Bunaken, Bali & Sumba), China (5), Taiwan, Tibet, Japan (48 hrs) & Singapore. Highlights incl Short-tailed, Laysan & Black-footed Albatross, Tibetan Snowcock, Mikado, Koklass & Lady Amherst’s Pheasant; Mountain & Palawan Peacock-Pheasant; Cabot’s, Blyth's, Satyr & Temminck’s Tragopan; displaying Great Argus, Tibetan Eared-Pheasant, Swamp Francolin, Scaly-sided Merganser, Greater Adjutant, Giant Ibis, Phillippine Eagle, Indian Courser, Ibisbill, 1800+ Sociable Lapwing, Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Chinese Crested Tern, Japanese Murrelet; Crested, Silvery, Rufous-collared & Winchell's Kingfisher; Spot-bellied Eagle Owl, Phillippine & Sri Lanka Frogmouth; Elliott’s, Gurney’s & Malayan, Javan & Bornean Banded Pitta; Dunn’s Lark, Henderson's Ground Jay, Fruithunter, Pied, Red-backed, Long-billed, Sunda & Orange-headed Thrush; Green & Purple Cochoa, Kashmir Flycatcher, Spotted Forktail, Ala Shan Redstart, Kozlov’s Babax, Flame-templed Babbler, Fire-tailed Myzornis, Falcated & Eyebrowed Wren-babbler, Himalayan & Vietnamese Cutia; Courtois’s, Collared, Wynaad, Moustached, Barred, Rufous-chinned & Red-winged Laughingthrush; Bugun Liocichla, Railbabbler, Taiwan Barwing, White-eared Sibia, Reed Parrotbill, Bristlehead, Beautiful Nuthatch; Pink-tailed & Tibetan Rosefinch. And Tiger, Malayan Tapir, Phillippine Flying Lemur, White-handed Gibbon, Siamang, Wolf, Tibetan Wild Ass, Sand & Leopard Cat, Duliticola beetle & millions of bats near Khao Yai and Gomatong Caves. Wanted: Masked Finfoot, Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler, Long-billed Wren Babbler, Lesser Florican, Whitehead’s Trogon and Little Curlew!


Barry Wright

British 1724
Great Indian Bustard, Forest Owlet, White naped Tit, Green Avadavat, India 2009. Ward's Trogon and Beautiful Nuthatch at Eaglenest, NE India, April 2008. Gurney's Pitta, Schneiders, Koch's and Graceful Pitta. Giant and White-shouldered Ibis and Tibetan Sandgrouse


Tamás Zalai

Hungarian 1718
2009: Sri Lanka Bay Owl (also tape recorded), Pied Thrush in Southern India.


Mike Edgecombe

British 1705
Serendib Scops Owl Mar 06,Giant Ibis, Mekong Wagtail, Chesnut headed Partridge, Oriental Plover, Asian golden Weaver- Cambodia Mar 05. Whiskered Pitta, Isabela Oriole, green faced Parrotfinch in Sierra Madre, Luzon Apr 04, Grey crowned Crocia, Nepal wren babbler,Satanic nightjar. Schneiders, and Graceful Pittas, Sumatran Cochoa 07, Bugin Liocichla, Wards Trogon, Beautiful Nuthatch, Temmincks Tragopon. NE India08 Giant Nuthatch, Mrs Hume's Pheasant Thailand 09Eleagnt Pitta, Timor Sparrow, Java Sparrow, Black banded Flycatcher Little Sumba Boobok, Sumba Hornbill etc lessser sundas 09


Ashley Banwell

English 1665
GIANT IBIS, Bengal Florican, Mekong Wagtail


Mark Sutton

British 1649
2007:Graceful Pitta, Javan Cochoa, Large Frogmouth & Bonaparte's Nightjar. 2005: Whiskered + Steeres Pittas, Mindanao Wattled-Broadbill, Celestial Monarch, Isabela Oriole, Chocolate Hawk-owl & Green-faced Parrotfinch


Ian Lewis

British 1594


Keith Betton

British 1581


Luc Bekaert

Belgian 1571


Simon Gawn

Canadian 1551
Clements 2016, Seen. July 2012, with recent visits to Sri Lanka; Ceylon Spurfowl, Slaty-legged Crake, Red-faced Malkoha, Green-billed Coucal, Chestnut-backed Owlet, Ceylon Frogmouth, Indian Pitta, Ceylon Magpie, Ceylon Bush-Warbler, Kashmir Flycatcher, Indian Blue Robin, Ceylon Whistling-Thrush, Pied Thrush, Spot-winged Thrush, Southern Hill Myna, Ceylon Myna, and White-faced Starling. Pakistan; Himalayan Woodpecker, Black-breasted Tit, White-cheeked Nuthatch and Chestnut-breasted Bunting. Oman; Bruce's Green Pigeon, Red Sea Warbler, Yemen Serin, and Rueppell's Weaver. Jordan; Sand Partridge, Temminck's Lark, Thrush Nightingale, Desert Finch, and Syrian Serin. Turkey; Caspian Snowcock, See-see Partridge, Armenian Gull, Pallid Scops-Owl, Krueper's Nuthatch, Persian Nuthatch, Iraq Babbler, White-throated Robin, Finsch's Wheatear, Radde's Accentor, Fire-fronted Serin, Dead Sea Sparrow. Taiwan; Swinhoe's Pheasant, Mikado Pheasant, Malayan Night-Heron, Formosan Magpie, Yellow Tit, Flamecrest, Steere's Liocichla, and Vinaceous Rosefinch. Japan; Copper Pheasant, Japanese Woodpecker, Narcissus Flycatcher, Blue-and-White Flycatcher, Red-flanked Bluetail, Japanese Thrush, Japanese Accentor, Yellow Bunting and Japanese Grosbeak.


John Pilgrim

British 1543


Steve Lister

British 1497
Using ABA definition of Asia. Added 38 in Northern India (Assam and Delhi) January 2004, 15 in Sri Lanka January 2006, 72 including Bugun Liocichla in NE India (Arunachal Pradesh/Assam) Feb 2008, 29 including Gurney's Pitta Thailand Feb 2010, 9 in Turkey May/June 2010, 36 in southern India/Andamans Nov/Dec 2010, 20 in Rajasthan/Gujarat February 2012, 35 in SE China November 2013 and 54 in Taiwan May 2014.


Don Roberson

USA 1493
Sulawesi + Panti Forest, Malaysia (1 day) added Rail-babbler, Hypocitrea, Scaly-breasted Kingfisher, Red-backed Thrush, Cinnabar Hawk-Owl (plus 2012 eBird/Clements splits)


Terry Witt

USA 1488
Halmahera/Sulawesi soiree


Phil Gaywood

English 1443
Hong Kong 2010, China 2012, Turkey, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand all 2013, Qatar 2015, Oman x2


John Gregory

British 1443
Schneider's Pitta,Large Frogmouth,Rajah Scops


Jonathan Rossouw

South African 1435
2003: Gurney's Pitta, Coral-billed Ground-Cuckoo & Hume's Pheasant; 2004: Whiskered Pitta at the nest, Great Philippine Eagle, Wattled Broadbill, Flame-breasted Fruit-Dove, Palawan Peacock-Pheasant, Black-faced Spoonbill, Cebu Flowerpecker & Green-faced Parrotfinch in Philippines; displaying Great Argus, Cinnamon-rumped Trogon, Storm's Stork and a fruiting tree with 7 spp hornbill + adult male orang-utan in Borneo


Iain Tomlinson

British 1402
Philippine eagle and Schneider's pitta


Peter Gilchrist

Canadian 1387


Mike Passant

British 1386
Grey-crowned Crocias ,Spot-bellied Eagle Owl Vietnam 02/08


Gan Liqing

Mainland China 1353


Hans Westerlaken

Dutch 1347
21-6-2016; Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Coral-billed Ground-Cuckoo, White-throated Rock Thrush
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