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2019-01-13. Elena Shnayder: Small Pratincole, Nilgiri Flowerpecker, Golden-fronted Leafbird, Small Minivet, Common Iora, Indian Golden Oriole, Kentish Plover.

2019-01-08. Dibyendu Ash: Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush, Blue-winged Laughingthrush, Rufous-necked Laughingthrush, Elena Shnayder: Black-naped Monarch, Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher.

2019-01-07. Dibyendu Ash: Great Crested Grebe, Little Egret, Great Egret, Intermediate Egret, Cattle Egret, Purple Heron, White-bellied Heron, Gray Heron, Indian Pond-Heron, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Striated Heron, Black Bittern, Yellow Bittern, Eurasian Spoonbill, Glossy Ibis, Black-headed Ibis, Red-naped Ibis, Painted Stork, Asian Openbill, Black Stork, Woolly-necked Stork, Great White Pelican, Dalmatian Pelican, Spot-billed Pelican, Oriental Darter, Great Cormorant, Little Cormorant, Indian Cormorant, Little Cormorant, Bengal Florican, Slaty-legged Crake, Slaty-breasted Rail, White-breasted Waterhen, Brown Crake, Watercock, Purple Swamphen, Eurasian Coot, Little Grebe, Eurasian Moorhen.

2019-01-06. Dibyendu Ash: Swamp Francolin, Falcated Duck, Common Shelduck, White-winged Duck, Mallard, Little Grebe.

2018-12-17. Dibyendu Ash: Himalayan Swiftlet, Nepal House-Martin, White-throated Needletail, Dark-rumped Swift, Asian House-Martin, House Swift, Gray-throated Martin, Elena Govorova: Cattle Egret, Eurasian Marsh-Harrier, Long-billed Sunbird, Long-billed Sunbird, Gray Wagtail, Spotted Dove, Yellow-footed Pigeon, Laughing Dove, Ruddy Shelduck, Black Kite, Black Kite, Jungle Babbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Oriental Magpie-Robin, Oriental Magpie-Robin, Brown-headed Barbet, Great Tit, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Gray Bushchat, Gray Bushchat, Siberian Stonechat, Pied Bushchat, Olive-backed Pipit, Great Cormorant, Long-tailed Shrike, Plum-headed Parakeet, Pied Kingfisher, Black Drongo, Oriental White-eye, Rufous Treepie, Indian Robin, Indian Robin, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Indian Robin, Rufous Treepie, Citrine Wagtail, Rufous Treepie, Rufous Treepie, Jungle Babbler, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Great Egret, Whiskered Tern, Lesser Crested Tern, Common Greenshank, Brahminy Kite, Oriental Darter, Indian Cormorant, White-throated Kingfisher, Little Egret, Little Cormorant, Pied Kingfisher, Western Reef-Heron, Black-capped Kingfisher, Ashy Woodswallow, Purple Swamphen, Blue-tailed Bee-eater, Bronze-winged Jacana, Little Cormorant, Oriental Darter.

2018-12-16. Elena Govorova: Great Cormorant, Black Redstart, Jungle Babbler, Long-tailed Shrike, White-throated Kingfisher, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Gray Francolin, Oriental Magpie-Robin, Red-wattled Lapwing, Black-headed Ibis, Pied Bushchat, Eurasian Hoopoe, Common Redshank, Indian Roller, Large Gray Babbler, Indian Roller, Red-wattled Lapwing, Black Drongo, Black Drongo, Bank Myna, White Wagtail, Asian Koel, Indian Gray Hornbill, Asian Pied Starling, Richard's Pipit, Bronze-winged Jacana, Cotton Pygmy-Goose, Orange Minivet, Common Myna, Common Kingfisher, White-throated Kingfisher, Plum-headed Parakeet, Red-vented Bulbul, Malabar Whistling-Thrush, Gray Junglefowl, Eastern Orphean Warbler, Jungle Myna, Southern Hill Myna, Oriental Magpie-Robin, Oriental Magpie-Robin, Intermediate Egret, White-rumped Munia, Jungle Myna, Red-wattled Lapwing, Black-headed Ibis, Blue-tailed Bee-eater, Common Myna, Shikra, Rock Pigeon, Rosy Starling, Indian Pond-Heron, Black Kite, Black Kite, Little Egret, Little Egret, Brahminy Kite, Brahminy Kite, Brahminy Kite, Large-billed Crow, Large-billed Crow, Intermediate Egret, House Crow, Little Egret.

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2019-01-13. to photo # 03560000802 (Golden-fronted Leafbird)

Elena Shnayder: I'd like to have some comments about my ID of this bird. I decided that's C.aurifrons based only on a bluish wash on the shoulders and a glimpse of gold on a forehead that is mostly out of sight. Are there other reliable features? Maybe a shape and a [....]


2019-01-13. to photo # 03560000701 (Nilgiri Flowerpecker)

Elena Shnayder: I'm not 100% sure I made a correct ID of the species. Because of a very pale (pinkish) bill-tip, I have a doubt.


2018-12-24. to photo # 00010082801 (Black Drongo)

subramanya bhat: Is this bird in related with yaksha devathe?


2018-12-19. to photo # 03540011501 (Malabar Whistling-Thrush)

Askar Isabekov: Malabar Whistling Thrush?


2018-12-08. to photo # 00010000402 (Oriental Magpie-Robin)

Amal: Study about common birds


2018-11-26. to photo # 00010085501 (Paddyfield Warbler)

Ahdrew Bazdyrev: Очень уж мощные клюв и ноги для индийской камышевки - скорее кто-то из тростниковых.


2018-09-17. to photo # 03360013301 (Dark-sided Flycatcher)

Sergey L. Volkov: Muscicapa sibirica: small bill, spotted breast.


2018-08-02. to photo # 03510000201 (Merlin)

Dhairya: Hi, thanks a lot for detailed explanation. I will point out that in rishad book, subspecies mentioned are f. C. Insignis and f. C. Pallidus. There is nothing mentioning about f. C. Lymani. Thanks for the help mate. Can you send some photo about merlin [....]


2018-08-02. to photo # 03510000201 (Merlin)

Askar Isabekov: The following is just my attempt to deep to theme. Firstly I looked the Merlin's page in avibase site, and tried to select the subspecies of eight ones which can be observed in India in winter time. I selected four subspecies from which aesalon and insignis [....]


2018-07-26. to photo # 03510000203 (Merlin)

Dhairya Dixit: Please suggest subspecies for all 3 different birds, thank you


2018-06-27. to post # 20171023000101 (Sreemoolanagaram, inside the village)

Suresh Babu: We would like to know more about birds club and its activities and members

Please advise

Thanks


2018-02-03. to photo # 03350002401 (Large-billed Crow)

demina silva: it is a large billed crow


2017-12-25. to post # 20171023000101 (Sreemoolanagaram, inside the village)

Askar Isabekov: Thanks Sergey!


2017-12-24. to post # 20171023000101 (Sreemoolanagaram, inside the village)

Sergey L. Volkov: 13. Yeah, this is Funambulus palmarum.


2017-12-24. to photo # 00010001301 (Indian Spotted Eagle)

Askar Isabekov: in 2nd and 3rd photos together with Brahminy Kite


2017-12-23. to photo # 00010078901 (Stork-Billed Kingfisher)

Askar Isabekov: I saw how this Kingfisher caught the fish, then more than 20 minutes bird was static, probably it was waiting when the large fish die.


2017-12-23. to photo # 00010078301 (Oriental Darter)

Askar Isabekov: two Darters were soaring above the city like eagles


2017-12-12. to photo # 00010053301 (Blyth's Reed Warbler)

Andrey Kovalenko: Это не orinus случайно...? Слишком крупный клюв.


2017-12-11. to photo # 00010052202 (Indian Cormorant)

Askar Isabekov: In 2nd photo there are Little (in top) and Indian (bottom) Cormorants. Little one is not so little.


2017-12-08. to post # 20171205000101 (Seaside in Alappuzha.)

Askar Isabekov: thanx! corrected


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