BRONZED WINGED JACANA GOA INDIA
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Mayem Lake, this bird was roosting in exactly the same tree as last year.No one knows if they are resident here or not.
VELVET FRONTED NUTHATCH
Bondla, not common and hard to see.
NUTHATCH VELVET FRONTED
POMPADOUR GREEN - GREY FRONTED GREEN PIGEON
Bondla, views have never been this good, normally very flighty. Male in pictures below on right, chestnut undertail obvious in pictures,
PIGEON POMPADOUR GREEN
Anyone who has ever walked up the track to Arpora will know were this is, a stunning bird in a stunning area.
Common bird around the area, we have also had them in the hotel grounds, Baga fields is the best place to see loads of Pipits.
Scarce migrant through Goa
Common enough in Goa, its trying to get good views before they run off.
ORIENTAL MAGPIE ROBIN
Very common in Goa
MAGPIE ROBIN ORIENTAL
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
ASHY CROWNED SPARROW LARK
A new bird for me in India, taken at Hampi in Karnataka were common around the ruins.
SPARROW LARK-ASHY CROWNED