Bird List (98)

The aim is to clearly identify different types of birds, endemic as well as migratory; Here is a list of birds we have identified during our short trips..

Birds identified till date: 98
Locations Covered: Mudumali forest (TN), Sinhgad Valley (MH), Pashan Lake (MH), Kavdi Pat (MH), Vetal Tekdi (MH), Pawna Lake (MH), Karnala (MH)
Camera: Sony HX60V / Canon 60D with EF-S 55-250 mm IS II
Bionaculars: Celestron Upclose G2 – 7×35
Reference: Birds of India by Dr. Salim Ali.
Partners in crime: Shraddha, Sachin, Alton, Shyamala

Special thanks to Nandakumar & Abhirup for all the photography tips. Following are all the birds we have identified till date.

Malabar Whistling-thrush

 

Jacobin Cuckoo

 

Painted Stork

 

Peasant Tailed Jacana

 

Gold fronted leafbird

 

Common Tailorbird

 

Vigor’s Sunbird

 

Black headed Oriole

 

Indian Pitta

 

Red Whiskered Bulbul

 

Spotted Dove

 

Indian Blackbird

Indian Blackbird

 

Black-shouldered Kite

Black-shouldered Kite

 

Large grey babbler

Large grey babbler

 

Yellow Eyed Babbler

 

Crested Bunting

 

Peregrine Falcons (Juveniles)

 

Grey breasted Prinia

Grey breasted Prinia

 

Great tit

Great tit

 

Black Shouldered Kite

Shikra

 

Red Vented Bulbul

Red Vented Bulbul

 

Jungle Bush-Quail

Jungle Bush-Quail

 

Pale billed Flowerpecker

Pale billed Flowerpecker

 

White-browed Wagtail

 

Baya Weaver

Baya Weaver

 

Small blue kingfisher

Small blue kingfisher

 

Cattle Egret

Cattle Egret

 

Green Bee-eater

Green Bee-eater

 

White Breasted Kingfisher

White Breasted Kingfisher

 

Meidan Egret

Meidan Egret

 

White breasted Waterhen

White breasted Waterhen

 

Indian Plaintive Cuckoo (Female)

Indian Plaintive Cuckoo (Female)

 

Plum headed Parakeet

Plum headed Parakeet

 

Jungle Myna

 

Brahminy Starling

Brahminy Starling

 

Crested Tree Swift

Crested Tree Swift

 

White-spotted Fantail

 

Black Naped Monarch Flycatcher

Black Naped Monarch Flycatcher

 

White Throated Thrush

Orange Headed Thrush

 

Oriental Magpie-Robin

Oriental Magpie-Robin

 

House Swallow

House Swallow

 

Purple Moorhen

Purple Moorhen

 

Pied Bushchat

Pied Bushchat

 

Red Wattled lapwing

Red Wattled lapwing

 

Black Drongo

Black Drongo

 

Lesser Pied Kingfisher

Lesser Pied Kingfisher

 

White Cheeked Barbet

 

Crested Serpent Eagle!

Crested Serpent Eagle

 

TIckell’s Blue Flycatcher

 

Spotted Babbler

Spotted Babbler

 

Indian Yellow tit

 

Coppersmith Barbet

Coppersmith Barbet

 

Common Iora

Common Iora

 

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Indian Peafowl

 

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Spotted Owlet

 

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Changeable Hawk Eagle

 

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Lesser Golden Backed Woodpecker

 

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Streak Throated Woodpeck

 

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Nilgiri’s laughing thrush

 

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Indian Treepie

 

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Indian Roller

 

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Blue Faced Malkoha

 

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Jungle Fowl

 

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Asian Brown Flycatcher

 

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Common Hoopoe

 

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Long tailed Shrike

 

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Malabar Grey Hornbill

 

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Malabar Parakeet

 

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White Rumped Shama

 

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Brown Fish Owl

 

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Small Minivet

 

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Yellow Wattled Lapwing

 

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Rose ringed Parakeet

 

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Little Egret

 

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Indian Pond Heron

 

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Common coot

 

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Indian Grey Hornbill

 

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Grey Heron

 

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Indian Robin

 

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Jerdon’s Bushlark

 

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Little Cormorant

 

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Ashy Prinia

 

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Glossy Ibis

 

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Spotted Billed duck

 

Common Myna

Common Myna

 

Common Wood-shrike

 

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Oriental White Eye

 

Asian Koel (Female)

Asian Koel (Female)

 

Jungle Babbler

Jungle Babbler

 

Laughing Dove

Laughing Dove

 

Purple Rumped Sunbird

Purple Rumped Sunbird

 

Purple Sunbird

Purple Sunbird

 

Nilgiris flycatcher

Nilgiris flycatcher

 

Grey Francolin

Grey Francolin

 

Greater Coucal

Greater Coucal

 

Wire tailed Swallow

 

Black Kite

Black Kite

 

Plain Prinia

Plain Prinia

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  1. July 24, 2014 at 12:45

    Impressive list..I believe the Oriole is a Black-Hooded Oriole 🙂

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