Review List

This page contains the species in our checklist which are currently categorised as Review Species. Please submit records of these species/taxa, as well as records of species new for Singapore, through our submission form.
Number of accepted records
Species All time Last 10 years Compilation status
Cotton Pygmy Goose (Records )
Nettapus coromandelianus
6 6 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Garganey (Records )
Spatula querquedula
24 0 Complete
Northern Shoveler (Records )
Spatula clypeata
8 0 Complete
Gadwall (Records )
Mareca strepera
2 1 Complete
Eurasian Wigeon (Records )
Mareca penelope
2 1 Complete
Northern Pintail (Records )
Anas acuta
5 2 Complete
Tufted Duck (Records )
Aythya fuligula
2 1 Complete
Malaysian Eared Nightjar (Records )
Lyncornis temminckii
24 0 Complete
Whiskered Treeswift (Records )
Hemiprocne comata
5 0 Complete
Silver-rumped Spinetail (Records )
Rhaphidura leucopygialis
1 0 Complete
White-throated Needletail (Records )
Hirundapus caudacutus
33 32 Complete
Silver-backed Needletail (Records )
Hirundapus cochinchinensis
10 10 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Common Swift (Records )
Apus apus
3 3 Complete
Jacobin Cuckoo (Records )
Clamator jacobinus
2 2 Complete
Asian Emerald Cuckoo (Records )
Chrysococcyx maculatus
4 4 Complete
Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoo (Records )
Chrysococcyx basalis
24 11 Complete
Himalayan Cuckoo (Records )
Cuculus saturatus
2 0 Complete
Oriental Turtle Dove (Records )
Streptopelia orientalis
1 1 Complete
Cinnamon-headed Green Pigeon (Records )
Treron fulvicollis
31 21 Complete
Little Green Pigeon (Records )
Treron olax
16 2 Complete
Orange-breasted Green Pigeon (Records )
Treron bicinctus
1 0 Complete
Ashy-headed Green Pigeon (Records )
Treron phayrei
1 1 Complete
Mountain Imperial Pigeon (Records )
Ducula badia
2 1 Complete
Masked Finfoot (Records )
Heliopais personatus
3 0 Complete
Common Moorhen (Records )
Gallinula chloropus
19 19 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Grey-headed Swamphen (Records )
Porphyrio poliocephalus
3 3 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Black-backed Swamphen (Records )
Porphyrio indicus
2 2 Complete
Band-bellied Crake (Records )
Zapornia paykullii
4 4 Complete
Slaty-legged Crake (Records )
Rallina eurizonoides
14 9 Complete
Little Grebe (Records )
Tachybaptus ruficollis
7 7 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Beach Stone-curlew (Records )
Esacus magnirostris
8 0 Complete
Black-winged Stilt (Records )
Himantopus himantopus
27 14 Complete
Pied Stilt (Records )
Himantopus leucocephalus
3 3 Complete
Grey-headed Lapwing (Records )
Vanellus cinereus
8 6 Complete
Common Ringed Plover (Records )
Charadrius hiaticula
21 0 Complete
White-faced Plover (Records )
Charadrius dealbatus
20 12 Complete
Javan Plover (Records )
Charadrius javanicus
1 1 Complete
Greater Sand Plover (Records )
Charadrius leschenaultii
17 17 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Oriental Plover (Records )
Charadrius veredus
11 4 Complete
Pheasant-tailed Jacana (Records )
Hydrophasianus chirurgus
35 9 Complete
Little Curlew (Records )
Numenius minutus
2 0 Complete
Far Eastern Curlew (Records )
Numenius madagascariensis
4 0 Complete
Eurasian Curlew (Records )
Numenius arquata
9 9 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Black-tailed Godwit (Records )
Limosa limosa
10 10 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Great Knot (Records )
Calidris tenuirostris
11 11 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Red Knot (Records )
Calidris canutus
6 2 Complete
Ruff (Records )
Calidris pugnax
20 1 Complete
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Records )
Calidris falcinellus
7 7 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Records )
Calidris acuminata
4 0 Complete
Long-toed Stint (Records )
Calidris subminuta
20 20 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Records )
Calidris pygmaea
3 0 Complete
Sanderling (Records )
Calidris alba
8 8 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Little Stint (Records )
Calidris minuta
2 2 Complete
Pectoral Sandpiper (Records )
Calidris melanotos
1 0 Complete
Asian Dowitcher (Records )
Limnodromus semipalmatus
7 7 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Swinhoe's Snipe (Records )
Gallinago megala
11 5 Complete
Red-necked Phalarope (Records )
Phalaropus lobatus
5 3 Complete
Green Sandpiper (Records )
Tringa ochropus
9 3 Complete
Grey-tailed Tattler (Records )
Tringa brevipes
7 7 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Spotted Redshank (Records )
Tringa erythropus
7 0 Complete
Nordmann's Greenshank (Records )
Tringa guttifer
4 0 Complete
Small Pratincole (Records )
Glareola lactea
5 0 Complete
Brown-headed Gull (Records )
Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus
3 0 Complete
Black-headed Gull (Records )
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
32 8 Complete
Gull-billed Tern (Records )
Gelochelidon nilotica
35 15 Complete
Caspian Tern (Records )
Hydroprogne caspia
5 1 Complete
Common Tern (Records )
Sterna hirundo
16 16 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Pomarine Jaeger (Records )
Stercorarius pomarinus
2 0 Complete
Parasitic Jaeger (Records )
Stercorarius parasiticus
13 9 Complete
Long-tailed Jaeger (Records )
Stercorarius longicaudus
6 2 Complete
White-tailed Tropicbird (Records )
Phaethon lepturus
1 1 Complete
Wedge-tailed Shearwater (Records )
Ardenna pacifica
2 1 Complete
Short-tailed Shearwater (Records )
Ardenna tenuirostris
15 13 Complete
Bulwer's Petrel (Records )
Bulweria bulwerii
3 3 Complete
Asian Openbill (Records )
Anastomus oscitans
7 5 Complete
Christmas Frigatebird (Records )
Fregata andrewsi
6 2 Complete
Lesser Frigatebird (Records )
Fregata ariel
15 5 Complete
Masked Booby (Records )
Sula dactylatra
1 1 Complete
Red-footed Booby (Records )
Sula sula
7 5 Complete
Brown Booby (Records )
Sula leucogaster
4 2 Complete
Black-headed Ibis (Records )
Threskiornis melanocephalus
1 1 Complete
Glossy Ibis (Records )
Plegadis falcinellus
6 2 Complete
Indian Pond Heron (Records )
Ardeola grayii
17 15 Complete
Javan Pond Heron (Records )
Ardeola speciosa
11 11 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Chinese Egret (Records )
Egretta eulophotes
14 14 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Himalayan Vulture (Records )
Gyps himalayensis
21 12 Complete
Cinereous Vulture (Records )
Aegypius monachus
1 1 Complete
Short-toed Snake Eagle (Records )
Circaetus gallicus
21 8 Complete
Bat Hawk (Records )
Macheiramphus alcinus
3 1 Complete
Rufous-bellied Eagle (Records )
Lophotriorchis kienerii
34 20 Complete
Booted Eagle (Records )
Hieraaetus pennatus
19 19 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Steppe Eagle (Records )
Aquila nipalensis
6 0 Complete
Eastern Imperial Eagle (Records )
Aquila heliaca
8 2 Complete
Shikra (Records )
Accipiter badius
3 2 Complete
Besra (Records )
Accipiter virgatus
13 12 Complete
Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Records )
Accipiter nisus
6 5 Complete
Pied Harrier (Records )
Circus melanoleucos
28 28 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Eastern Buzzard
Buteo japonicus
0 0 In progress: from Jul 2016 onwards
Common Buzzard
Buteo buteo
0 0 In progress: from Jul 2016 onwards
Northern Boobook (Records )
Ninox japonica
23 21 Complete
Oriental Scops Owl (Records )
Otus sunia
42 30 Complete
Short-eared Owl (Records )
Asio flammeus
7 1 Complete
Barred Eagle-Owl (Records )
Ketupa sumatrana
33 24 Complete
Brown Wood Owl (Records )
Strix leptogrammica
5 2 Complete
Black Hornbill (Records )
Anthracoceros malayanus
16 11 Complete
Pied Kingfisher (Records )
Ceryle rudis
1 0 Complete
White-bellied Woodpecker (Records )
Dryocopus javensis
28 0 Complete
Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Records )
Picus puniceus
8 0 Complete
Buff-rumped Woodpecker (Records )
Meiglyptes tristis
6 5 Complete
Great Slaty Woodpecker (Records )
Mulleripicus pulverulentus
3 1 Complete
Black-thighed Falconet (Records )
Microhierax fringillarius
8 4 Complete
Lesser Kestrel (Records )
Falco naumanni
2 0 Complete
Common Kestrel (Records )
Falco tinnunculus
16 16 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Amur Falcon (Records )
Falco amurensis
4 3 Complete
Eurasian Hobby (Records )
Falco subbuteo
1 1 Complete
Black-and-red Broadbill (Records )
Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
7 5 Complete
Green Broadbill (Records )
Calyptomena viridis
3 3 Complete
Fairy Pitta (Records )
Pitta nympha
2 2 Complete
Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike (Records )
Hemipus hirundinaceus
14 14 Complete
Large Woodshrike (Records )
Tephrodornis virgatus
2 2 Complete
Scarlet Minivet (Records )
Pericrocotus speciosus
21 1 Complete
Lesser Cuckooshrike (Records )
Lalage fimbriata
4 0 Complete
Mangrove Whistler (Records )
Pachycephala cinerea
17 17 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
White-bellied Erpornis (Records )
Erpornis zantholeuca
1 1 Complete
Hair-crested Drongo (Records )
Dicrurus hottentottus
1 1 Complete
Ashy Drongo (Records )
Dicrurus leucophaeus
29 10 Complete
Black Drongo (Records )
Dicrurus macrocercus
10 10 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Black-naped Monarch (Records )
Hypothymis azurea
20 6 Complete
Indian Paradise Flycatcher (Records )
Terpsiphone paradisi
3 3 Complete
Malayan Black Magpie (Records )
Platysmurus leucopterus
1 1 Complete
Japanese Tit (Records )
Parus minor
5 4 Complete
Eurasian Skylark (Records )
Alauda arvensis
1 1 Complete
Streaked Bulbul (Records )
Ixos malaccensis
24 15 Complete
Black-and-white Bulbul (Records )
Microtarsus melanoleucos
2 1 Complete
Sand Martin (Records )
Riparia riparia
12 12 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Siberian House Martin (Records )
Delichon lagopodum
2 2 Complete
Dusky Warbler (Records )
Phylloscopus fuscatus
5 3 Complete
Sakhalin Leaf Warbler (Records )
Phylloscopus borealoides
18 18 Complete
Pale-legged Leaf Warbler (Records )
Phylloscopus tenellipes
1 1 Complete
Booted Warbler (Records )
Iduna caligata
1 1 Complete
Moustached Babbler (Records )
Malacopteron magnirostre
9 0 Complete
White-chested Babbler (Records )
Pellorneum rostratum
72 0 Complete
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch (Records )
Sitta frontalis
1 0 Complete
Red-billed Starling (Records )
Spodiopsar sericeus
5 4 Complete
White-cheeked Starling (Records )
Spodiopsar cineraceus
2 2 Complete
Chestnut-cheeked Starling (Records )
Agropsar philippensis
8 7 Complete
Brahminy Starling (Records )
Sturnia pagodarum
6 4 Complete
Rosy Starling (Records )
Pastor roseus
17 8 Complete
Common Starling (Records )
Sturnus vulgaris
1 1 Complete
Siberian Thrush (Records )
Geokichla sibirica
41 30 Complete
Chinese Blackbird (Records )
Turdus mandarinus
1 1 Complete
Spotted Flycatcher (Records )
Muscicapa striata
1 1 Complete
Grey-streaked Flycatcher (Records )
Muscicapa griseisticta
1 1 Complete
Brown-breasted Flycatcher (Records )
Muscicapa muttui
1 1 Complete
Chinese Blue Flycatcher (Records )
Cyornis glaucicomans
5 4 Complete
Mangrove Blue Flycatcher (Records )
Cyornis rufigastra
26 3 Complete
Blue-and-white Flycatcher (Records )
Cyanoptila cyanomelana
13 11 Complete
Zappey's Flycatcher (Records )
Cyanoptila cumatilis
9 8 Complete
Verditer Flycatcher (Records )
Eumyias thalassinus
1 1 Complete
Narcissus Flycatcher (Records )
Ficedula narcissina
4 4 Complete
Taiga Flycatcher (Records )
Ficedula albicilla
4 4 Complete
Black Redstart (Records )
Phoenicurus ochruros
1 1 Complete
Daurian Redstart (Records )
Phoenicurus auroreus
6 6 Complete
Blue Rock Thrush (Records )
Monticola solitarius
30 26 Complete
White-throated Rock Thrush (Records )
Monticola gularis
10 1 Complete
Amur Stonechat (Records )
Saxicola stejnegeri
33 4 Complete
Lesser Green Leafbird (Records )
Chloropsis cyanopogon
6 6 Complete: from Jul 2016 onwards
Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker (Records )
Prionochilus thoracicus
2 2 Complete
Thick-billed Flowerpecker (Records )
Dicaeum agile
7 2 Complete
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker (Records )
Dicaeum chrysorrheum
28 10 Complete
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (Records )
Chalcoparia singalensis
7 6 Complete
Thick-billed Spiderhunter (Records )
Arachnothera crassirostris
5 0 Complete
Yellow-eared Spiderhunter (Records )
Arachnothera chrysogenys
9 1 Complete
Citrine Wagtail (Records )
Motacilla citreola
4 1 Complete
Tree Pipit (Records )
Anthus trivialis
1 1 Complete
Olive-backed Pipit (Records )
Anthus hodgsoni
1 0 Complete
Red-throated Pipit (Records )
Anthus cervinus
25 10 Complete
Black-headed Bunting (Records )
Emberiza melanocephala
1 1 Complete
Brown-backed Needletail (ssp. indicus)
Hirundapus giganteus indicus
1 1 Complete
Black-naped Oriole (ssp. diffusus)
Oriolus chinensis diffusus
5 5 Complete
Barn Swallow (ssp. mandschurica?)
Hirundo rustica mandschurica?
15 14 Complete
White Wagtail (ssp. lugens)
Motacilla alba lugens
10 9 Complete
White Wagtail (ssp. alba)
Motacilla alba alba
1 1 Complete
Orange-headed Thrush (ssp. aurimacula)
Geokichla citrina aurimacula
3 2 Complete