Saturday, 5 July 2014

Eurasian Collared Dove

Eurasian Collared Dove




Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto. Black half collar. White underwing coverts.

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Red Whiskered Bulbul

Red Whiskered Bulbul



Red Whiskered Bulbul

Spoonbills

Spoonbills



Spoonbill Standing 60 cm. A snow white bird with black legs and prominent spatulate bill.

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Plain Prinia

Plain Prinia



Plain Prinia: Prinia inornata R sparrow: 13 cm. Similar to Ashy Prinia but rufous earthy brown above and no spots on the tail. 

Ashy Prinia

Ashy Prinia










White supercilium, slate-grey crown and ear coverts, red eye, slate-grey or rufous brown mantle, 13 cm

Sunday, 15 June 2014

Lesser Pied Kingfisher

Lesser Pied Kingfisher



Lesser Pied Kingfisher ceryle rudis R Myna+ 31 cm. Speckled and barred black and white.

Crested Serpent Eagle

Crested Serpent Eagle



Crested Serpent Eagle spilornis cheela R Kite+ 74 cms. A prominent black and white nuchal crest. Ocellated and finely barred with black below

Citrine Wagtail

Citrine Wagtail



Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola RM sparrow +17 cms. Bright yellow head, broad yellow supercilium.

Monday, 9 June 2014

Chestnut Headed Bee-eater

Chestnut Headed Bee-eater



Chestnut Headed Bee-Eater Merops leschenulti R bulbul + 21 cm. Central pin feathers projecting only slightly beyond tail. Chin and throat yellow.

White Breasted Kingfisher

White Breasted Kingfisher






White Breasted Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis R Myna +28 cm. A conspicuous white shirt front and white wing patch in flight diagnostic

Indian Robin Male & Female

Indian Robin


Male


Female


Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicata R sparrow +16 cms, Male black with white wing patch, rusty red under root of tail. Female ash brown.



















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