Sunday, October 26, 2014

WOOD SANDPIPER

Siolim Fields

LESSER SANDPLOVER

Arpora Salt Pans

MARSH SANDPIPER

Always odd birds on Arpora Salt Pans.


INDIAN ROLLER

Baga fields, can be encountered any were in Goa on the fields.



INDIAN ROBIN

Can be found in Arpora Woods and up Baga Hill.

ASHY PRINIA

Always a pair in hedge outside the reception of our hotel, this one was on Arpora Salt Pans.

PACIFIC GOLDEN PLOVER

Always on Arpora Salt Pans.



SIBERIAN STONECHAT

Common here on Baga fields, at least two races can be found earlier in the year.

WATER RAIL

BOULTHAM MERE taken last weekend

MUTE SWAN

BOULTHAM MERE


MALLARD

BOULTHAM MERE

GADWALL

BOULTHAM MERE

COMMON GULL

BOULTHAM MERE

BLACK HEADED GULL

Boultham Mere

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

JUNGLE NIGHTJAR

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.

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,








INDIAN PITTA

Anyone who has ever walked up the track to Arpora will know were this is, a stunning bird in a stunning area.