Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Third Sunday Nature Trail - 20th May 2012


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 20th May 2012.

Place : From Nandanavana Layout walk towards Bannerghatta National Park

Meeting Time : 6.30 am

Meeting Point : Hanuman Temple gate at Nandanavana Layout

Wikimapia Coordinates: 
12°46'21"N   77°36'45"E

Comfortable clothing,good walking shoes, cap,snacks,water bottle,binocular ( if you have),camera ( if you like to shoot),rain wear/umbrella 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 four to five hours.

We recommend car-pooling between participants. While confirming participation please also indicate your contact details and the route you will be taking to reach Nandanavana .If traveling in your own car, please do indicate if any spare capacity is available.

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

Pl. call me at 9845383882 to confirm.

Happy Birding,


Bird List of Third Sunday Outing of April 2012 ( Anekal Lake)

1 Little Grebe
2 Little Cormorant
3 Little Egret
4 Purple Heron
5 Eastern Cattle Egret
6 Indian Pond-Heron
7 Painted Stork
8 Indian Spot-billed Duck
9 Black Kite
10 Purple Swamphen
11 Common Moorhen
12 Eurasian Coot
13 Pheasant-tailed Jacana
14 Bronze-winged Jacana
15 Red-wattled Lapwing
16 Green Sandpiper
17 Wood Sandpiper
18 Common Sandpiper
19 Black-winged Stilt
20 Blue Rock Pigeon
21 Spotted Dove
22 Rose-ringed Parakeet
23 Jacobin Cuckoo
24 Grey-bellied Cuckoo
25 Southern Coucal
26 Spotted Owlet
27 Asian Palm-Swift
28 Common Kingfisher
29 White-throated Kingfisher
30 Lesser Pied Kingfisher
31 Indian Roller
32 White-cheeked Barbet
33 Wire-tailed Swallow
34 White-browed Wagtail
35 Western Yellow Wagtail
36 Red-vented Bulbul
37 Bay-backed Shrike
38 Ashy Prinia
39 Plain Prinia
40 Purple-rumped Sunbird
41 Red Avadavat
42 Common Myna
43 House Crow