Sunday, October 26, 2014
Arpora Salt Pans
Always odd birds on Arpora Salt Pans.
Baga fields, can be encountered any were in Goa on the fields.
Can be found in Arpora Woods and up Baga Hill.
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.
PLOVER PACIFIC GOLDEN
Common here on Baga fields, at least two races can be found earlier in the year.
BOULTHAM MERE taken last weekend
BLACK HEADED GULL
GULL BLACK HEADED
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.