The aim of the present study is to assess
update occurrence and status of bird species in and
around Magway University Campus. The survey was
conducted during November 2016 to February 2017.
Study site was visited four time a month. The data were
collected using point count method (Bibby et al., 2000
and Hamel et al., 1996). A total of 27 species belonging
to 23 genera under 19 families and eight orders were
recorded in Magway University Campus. Out of the
total species, two species were aquatic birds comprising
under two genera, two families and two orders whereas
25 terrestrial bird species belong to 21 genera 17
families and six orders were recorded. Of twenty seven
species, about twenty-one are residentials, three winter
visitors, one passage migrants and two breeding visitors.
Order Passeriformes represented by 17 species
belonging to 10 families contribute to about 62.96% of
the total avianfauna species richness. Among the non-
passerine, the maximum richness was represented by
the order Coraciformes (three families, three species)
and Columbiformes (one family, two species) and
Piciformes, Cuculiformes, Charadriformes,
Falaconiformes and Ciconiiformes (one family, one
Keywords : Endemic Species, Near-Threatened Species, Migrant, Winter Visitors.