Birds seen on our tour to Western Ghats, Southern India
December 13-24, 2013

 

 

Little Grebe
Little Cormorant
Indian Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Oriental Darter
Spot-billed Pelican
Lesser Whistling-Duck
Cotton Pygmy-goose
Green-winged Teal
Spot-billed Duck
Garganey
Northern Shoveler
Little Egret
Intermediate Egret
Gray Heron
Purple Heron
Great Egret
Cattle Egret
Indian Pond-Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Glossy Ibis
Black-headed Ibis
Red-naped Ibis
Eurasian Spoonbill
Painted Stork
Asian Openbill
Black Baza
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Black Kite
Brahminy Kite
Lesser Fish-Eagle
Crested Serpent-Eagle
Western Marsh-Harrier
Crested Goshawk
Shikra
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Black Eagle
Indian Spotted Eagle
Tawny Eagle
Bonelli's Eagle
Booted Eagle
Rufous-bellied Eagle
Changeable Hawk-Eagle
Legge's Hawk-Eagle
Eurasian Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
Gray Francolin
Painted Francolin
Jungle Bush-Quail
Painted Bush-Quail
Red Spurfowl
Gray Junglefowl
Indian Peafowl
White-breasted Waterhen
Purple Swamphen
Eurasian Coot
Bronze-winged Jacana
Marsh Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Little Stint
Great Thick-knee
Little Ringed Plover
Piping Plover
Yellow-wattled Lapwing
Red-wattled Lapwing
Whiskered Tern
Gull-billed Tern
River Tern
Rock Pigeon
Nilgiri Wood-Pigeon
Laughing Dove
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Emerald Dove
Gray-fronted Green-Pigeon
Yellow-footed Pigeon
Green Imperial-Pigeon
Mountain Imperial-Pigeon
Vernal Hanging-Parrot
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Plum-headed Parakeet
Malabar Parakeet

Great Tit
Cinereous Tit
Black-lored Tit
Singing Bushlark
Indian Bushlark

 

Common Hawk-Cuckoo
Gray-bellied Cuckoo
Drongo Cuckoo
Asian Koel
Blue-faced Malkoha
Greater Coucal
Oriental Scops-Owl
Indian Scops-Owl
Brown Fish-Owl
Mottled Wood-Owl
Brown Wood-Owl
Jungle Owlet
Spotted Owlet
Brown Hawk-Owl
Ceylon Frogmouth
Great Eared-Nightjar
Jerdon's Nightjar
Savanna Nightjar
Crested Treeswift
Indian Swiftlet
White-rumped Needletail
Brown-backed Needletail
Asian Palm-Swift
Alpine Swift
House Swift
Malabar Trogon
Common Kingfisher
Stork-billed Kingfisher
White-throated Kingfisher
Pied Kingfisher
Blue-bearded Bee-eater
Green Bee-eater
Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Indian Roller
Dollarbird
Hoopoe
Malabar Gray Hornbill
Indian Gray Hornbill
Great Hornbill
White-cheeked Barbet
Malabar Barbet
Coppersmith Barbet
Brown-capped Woodpecker
Rufous Woodpecker
Lesser Yellownape
Streak-throated Woodpecker
Common Flameback
Black-rumped Flameback
Greater Flameback

Heart-spotted Woodpecker
Indian Pitta
Spot-breasted Fantail
White-browed Fantail
Black-naped Monarch
Asian Paradise-Flycatcher
Black Drongo
Ashy Drongo
White-bellied Drongo
Bronzed Drongo
Spangled Drongo
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
Rufous Treepie
White-bellied Treepie
House Crow
Large-billed Crow
Ashy Woodswallow
Common Iora
Indian Golden-Oriole
Black-hooded Oriole
Small Minivet

Yellow-throated Petronia
Red Avadavat
Black-throated Munia
Scaly-breasted Munia
Tricolored Munia
Forest Wagtail
White-browed Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail
Gray Wagtail
Oriental Pipit
Tawny Pipit
Brown Tree-Pipit
Nilgiri Pipit
Thick-billed Flowerpecker
Pale-billed Flowerpecker
Plain Flowerpecker
Purple-rumped Sunbird
Crimson-backed Sunbird
Purple Sunbird
Long-billed Sunbird


Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark
Malabar Lark
Tawny Lark
Oriental Skylark
House Sparrow

Little Spiderhunter

Common Rosefinch

White-bellied Minivet
Scarlet Minivet
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike
Asian Fairy-bluebird
Jerdon's Leafbird
Golden-fronted Leafbird
Brown Shrike
Bay-backed Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike
Malabar Woodshrike
Blue-capped Rock-Thrush
Blue Rock-Thrush
Malabar Whistling-Thrush
Orange-headed Thrush
Indian Blackbird
White-bellied Shortwing
Chestnut-tailed Starling
Malabar Starling
Brahminy Starling
Common Myna
Jungle Myna
Hill Myna
Asian Brown Flycatcher
Rusty-tailed Flycatcher
Brown-breasted Flycatcher
Tiaga Flycatcher
Black-and-rufous Flycatcher
Verditer Flycatcher
Nilgiri Flycatcher
White-bellied Blue-Flycatcher
Blue-throated Flycatcher
Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher
Gray-headed Canary-flycatcher
Indian Blue Robin
Oriental Magpie-Robin
White-rumped Shama
Indian Robin
Pied Bushchat
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Dusky Crag-Martin
Barn Swallow
Hill Swallow
Wire-tailed Swallow
Red-rumped Swallow
Streak-throated Swallow
Gray-headed Bulbul
Flame-throated Bulbul
Red-whiskered Bulbul
Red-vented Bulbul
Yellow-throated Bulbul
White-browed Bulbul
Yellow-browed Bulbul
Square-tailed Bulbul
Oriental White-eye
Zitting Cisticola
Jungle Prinia
Ashy Prinia
Grasshopper Warbler
Blyth's Reed-Warbler
Booted Warbler
Sykes's Warbler
Common Tailorbird
Tickell's Leaf-Warbler
Greenish Warbler
Large-billed Leaf-Warbler
Tytler's Leaf-Warbler
Western Crowned-Warbler
Hume's Whitethroat

Wynaad Laughingthrush
Gray-breasted Laughingthrush
Kerala Laughingthrush
Puff-throated Babbler
Indian Scimitar-Babbler
Dark-fronted Babbler
Yellow-eyed Babbler
Large Gray Babbler
Rufous Babbler
Jungle Babbler
Yellow-billed Babbler
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta