Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Third Sunday Trail - Kasavanakunte-20th November 2011


This month's Third Sunday Trail will be held on 20th November 2011.

Place : Forest patch around Kasavanakunte Village

Meeting Time : 6.30 am

Meeting Point : Gate of Pride Valley View through Begihalli Village

Wikimapia Coordinates for the meeting place :12°46'48"N 77°36'9"E

Kindly note that we have requested the local boys to be with group for the trail. Its an appeal to the participants to follow these boys and not venture out on their own as the entire surrounding area is frequented by wild elephants. Kasavanakunte village is on the periphery of the Bannerghatta National Park.

Comfortable clothing,good walking shoes, cap, water bottle,binocular ( if you have), a camera ( if you like to shoot),rain wear and snacks ( if you don't mind sharing with others..:-))is what you need to carry during the trail.

We recommend car-pooling between participants.

For bus/route details to reach the nearest bus stop is Begihalli ( around 2.00 kms from the meeting point ) you can log on www.tellmyroute.com

Pl. call Prashanth Kumar at 9916120932 or Subir at 9731395620 in case you are not able to find the route.

Happy Birding,

Geetanjali Dhar

Third Sunday Bird List - 16th November 2012

Here is the list prepared by Vaibhav Chaoudhary.

Barbet, white cheeked
Barbet, coppersmith
Bee eater, small green
Bushchat, Pied
Cormorant, Great
Cormorant, Little
Crow, Jungle
Crow, House
Dove, Spotted
Drongo, Ashy
Drongo, Black
Duck, Spot Biled
Egret, Little
Egret, Cattle
Flowerpecker, pale billed
Heron, Pond
Heron, Grey
Honey Buzzard, Oriental
Kingfisher, White throated
Kingfisher, Pied
Kingfisher, Blue
Kite, Common
Kite, Black Shouldered
Kite, Brahminy
Kestrel, Common
Leafbird, Golden Fronted
Lark, Jerdon's 
Lark, Crested
Mynah, Commmon
Mynah, Jungle
Oriole, Golden
Parakeet, Rose Ringed
Pipit, Paddy Field
Roller, India
Robin, India
Sparrow, House
Sunbird, Purple Rumped
Sunbird, Purple
Starling, Brahminy
Swallow, Barn
Swallow, Red Rumped
Tailorbird, Common

And the beautiful photographs of the outing captured by him.