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Bird list – BR Hills, Oct 9-12, 2008

BR Hills Oct 9 – 12, 2008

Birders: Dr Prashanth, Sahastrarashmi, Sandeep, Bijoy

Oct 9 – Nagavalli Tank, Chamarajnagar en route to BR Hills via K Gudi

1. Spotbill Duck
2. Gadwall
3. Black Ibis
4. Eurasian Spoonbill
5. Lesser Whistling Duck
6. Barn Swallow
7. Green Sandpiper
8. Red-wattled Lapwing
9. Yellow-wattled Lapwing
10. Long-tailed Shrike
11. Cattle Egret
12. Little Egret
13. Whiskered Tern
14. Pond Heron
15. Grey Heron
16. Common Snipe
17. Black-winged Stilt
18. Little Cormorant
19. Brahminy Kite
20. Green Bee-eater
21. White-throated Kingfisher
22. Common Coot
23. Intermediate Egret
24. Scaly-breasted Munia
25. Laughing Dove
26. Spotted Dove
27. Ashy Prinia
28. Common Tailorbird
29. Red-vented Bulbul
30. Black Kite
31. Pheasant-tailed Jacana
32. Little Grebe
33. White-browed Wagtail
34. Grey Wagtail
35. Greater Coucal
36. Indian Silverbill
37. Rose-ringed Parakeet
38. Common Myna
39. White-breasted Waterhen (H)
40. Grey Francolin (H)
41. Oriental Honey Buzzard
42. Indian Robin

Forest gate to K Gudi

43. Grey Junglefowl
44. Small Minivet
45. White-bellied Drongo
46. Common Kingfisher
47. Green Imperial Pigeon
48. Common Flameback
49. Large-billed Crow
50. Rufous Treepie
51. Blue-faced Malkoha
52. White-browed Fantail
53. Great Tit
54. Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike
55. Common Hawk-Cuckoo
56. Jungle Babbler
57. Black-hooded Oriole
58. Grey Cuckooshrike
59. Bronzed Drongo
60. Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
61. Grey Hornbill
62. White-cheeked Barbet
63. Yellow-crowned Woodpecker
64. Gold-fronted Leafbird
65. Purple-rumped Sunbird
66. Pale-billed Flowerpecker
67. Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
68. Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch
69. Greenish Warbler
70. Red-whiskered Bulbul
71. Hill Myna
72. Vernal Hanging Parrot
73. Red-rumped Swallow
74. Blue-bearded Bee-eater
75. Malabar Parakeet
76. Scarlet Minivet
77. Common Iora
78. Asian Koel
79. Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher (H)
80. White-browed Bulbul (H)

VGKK grounds 4:30 pm – 7 pm

81. Brown Shrike
82. Emerald Dove
83. Brown Fish Owl (?)
84. Grey Nightjar (H)

October 10, 6:15 AM

85. Orange-headed Ground Thrush
86. Spangled Drongo
87. Racket-tailed Drongo
88. Puff-throated Babbler
89. Lesser Yellownape
90. Oriental White-eye
91. Golden Oriole
92. Thick-billed Flowerpecker
93. Greater Flameback
94. Crested Serpent Eagle
95. Yellow-browed Bulbul
96. Plum-headed Parakeet
97. Crested Treeswift
98. Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher
99. Malabar Whistling Thrush
100. Asian Paradise Flycatcher

Oct 11 – K Gudi – Chamarajnagar

101. Changeable Hawk-Eagle
102. Red Spurfowl
103. Black-headed Munia
104. Asian Fairy Bluebird

Oct 11 – Punjur-Bedaguli

105. Black Eagle
106. Asian Brown Flycatcher
107. Brown-headed Barbet

Image: Gadwalls (Anas strepera) in flight at Nagavalli Tank, Chamarajnagar.
Photo: © Sandeep Somasekharan. Used with permission