Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Bird List Seen on 15/12/2014

Haragadde Lake, IN-KA
Dec 15, 2013 6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Protocol: Area
10.0 ac
Comments:     This was as part of the scheduled Third Sunday Nature Trail
40 species

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)  5
Little Cormorant (Phalacrocorax niger)  3
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)  1
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)  6
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)  8
Indian Pond-Heron (Ardeola grayii)  3
Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus)  1
Shikra (Accipiter badius)  2
Black Kite (Milvus migrans)  2
Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)  1
Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)  50
Eurasian Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)  6
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)  30
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)  4
Pheasant-tailed Jacana (Hydrophasianus chirurgus)  4
Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis)  1
Greater Coucal (Centropus sinensis)  1
White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis)  3
Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)  4
Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis)  7
Blue-tailed Bee-eater (Merops philippinus)  10
Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis)  1
Coppersmith Barbet (Megalaima haemacephala)  1
Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri)  50
Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus)  1
Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus)  2
House Crow (Corvus splendens)  4
Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)  20
Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus)  6
Blyth's Reed-Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)  2
Ashy Prinia (Prinia socialis)  2
Oriental Magpie-Robin (Copsychus saularis)  1
Pied Bushchat (Saxicola caprata)  2
Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis)  10
Pale-billed Flowerpecker (Dicaeum erythrorhynchos)  4
Purple-rumped Sunbird (Leptocoma zeylonica)  4
White-browed Wagtail (Motacilla madaraspatensis)  2
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  10
Red Avadavat (Amandava amandava)  1
Nutmeg Mannikin ( Scaly Breasted Munias )(Lonchura punctulata)  7

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Third Sunday Trail - 15th December - Haragadde Kere


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

This month's Third Sunday Trail will be on 15th December 2013 at Haragadde Kere.

Google map points for the meeting place : 12.764361,77.654068

Meeting time : 6.30 am

Comfortable clothing,good walking shoes, a cap, water bottle & snacks ,binocular ( if you have), a camera ( if you like to shoot) light woolen wear for the windy morning is what you need.Free and open to all ages who can walk this trail of around three hours .

We shall also try and explore Hennagara Kere if time permits.

Happy Birding.

Geetanjali Dhar

+91 9845383882