Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Third Sunday Nature Trail - 21st October 2012-Indluwadi


Its time again to reconnect with nature and enjoy the flora and fauna around Bannerghatta.

This month's Third Sunday Trail will be held on 21st October 2012

Place : Around Indluwadi

Meeting Time : 6.30 am

Meeting Point : At Indluwadi Cross take a right turn if you are coming from Banneghatta side. The first left turn from this point is where we shall meet.

Wikimapia Coordinates:12°43'44"N   77°39'58"E

Comfortable clothing,good walking shoes, cap,snacks,water bottle,binocular ( if you have),camera ( if you like to shoot) ,rain wear and a note book & pen if you like to list the things that you see, is what you need to join the trail. 

This outing is free and open to all ages who can walk the trail of around three to four hours.

We recommend car pooling.

Also request the participants to observe and note the sightings and share it on 

We also look forward to see the photographs of the trail on the forum .:-)

For bus/route details to reach the nearest bus stop- Indluwadi Cross you can log on

In case you find it difficult to locate the meeting point, please call me on 9845383882 to get the direction.

Happy Birding,

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Bird List -Third Sunday Trail - 16-09-2012

As I wasn't around in Bangalore, missed the outing to Hulimangala, one of the beautiful patches remain around South Bangalore. 

Sudhir Naik was kind enough to compile the list and post on the comment page. I am posting the same here for easy visibility.

Location: Hulimangala Devara kadu patch and the dry lake beds on the opposite side.
Weather: Cloudy, with sun playing hide and seek occasionally
Time: 6.45 AM to 9.00 AM

Bird list:

1 Little Cormorant
2 Black Kite
3 Shikra 
4 Red-wattled Lapwing
5 Blue Rock Pigeon 
6 Spotted Dove
7 Rose-ringed Parakeet 
8 Asian Koel
9 Greater Coucal 
10 White-throated Kingfisher
11 Little Green Bee-eater 
12 Indian Roller 
13 White-cheeked Barbet
14 House Swift 
15 Barn Swallow
16 White-browed Wagtail
17 Red-whiskered Bulbul
18 White-browed Bulbul
19 Oriental Magpie-Robin
20 Indian Robin
21 Ashy Prinia 
22 Grey-breasted Prinia
23 Pale-billed Flowerpecker
24 Purple-rumped Sunbird
25 Common Myna
26 Jungle Myna
27 Black Drongo
28 House Crow
29 Indian Jungle Crow
30 Common Iora
31 Tawny-bellied Babbler
32 Common Tailorbird
33 Scaly-breasted Munia
34 Red Munia
35 Black-headed munia
36 Jerdon's Bushlark
37 Ashy-crowned Sparrow Lark
38 Pied Bushchat
39 Baya Weaver