Grade: all
Subject: Science

#2688. Asia - most common birds

Science, level: all
Posted Wed Sep 18 04:54:14 PDT 2002 by Zheljko Stanimirovic (
"Vukica Mitrovic" Elementary/Middle School, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Materials Required: Internet, encyclopedias, field guides, binoculars, notebooks and writing material
Activity Time: depending on curriculum
Concepts Taught: birds, biodiversity, systematics, Asia

In many cases, students are instructed to write a report on certain kind of animal. Animals chosen should be those relevant to student's life. If students live in Asia and do a report on birds, they should write about birds from their surroundings. Here is the list of most common birds of Asia, so students can choose from it or be assigned. The list is compiled from transect data from all over the internet.

Cisticola, Zitting
Cormorant, Great
Coucal, Lesser
Crow, Large-billed
Dove, Eurasian Collared
Dove, Spotted
Drongo, Black
Egret, Great White
Egret, Little (Snowy)
Grebe, Little
Heron, Grey
Heron, Night Black-crowned
Heron, Striated
Kestrel, Common
Kingfisher, Common
Kingfisher, White-throated
Kite, Black
Koel, Asian
Magpie, Black-billed
Myna, Common
Pigeon, Rock
Plover, Little Ringed
Redshank, Common
Robin, Oriental Magpie
Sandpiper, Common
Sandpiper, Marsh
Shoveler, Northern
Shrike, Long-tailed
Sparrow, Eurasian Tree
Sparrow, House
Sparrowhawk, Eurasian
Swallow, Barn
Swallow, Red-rumped
Swift, House (Little)
Tailorbird, Common
Tit, Great
Wagtail, Grey
Wagtail, White
Warbler, Greenish
Waterhen, White-breasted