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Crested Serpent-Eagle

Spilornis cheela

© Konstanyin Kovalev | 2020-03-07 | Corbett NP--Bijrani Range, Uttarakhand

what's new?


2020-08-10. Pavel Parkhaev: Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo, Bronzed Drongo, Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch, Black-throated Tit, Gray-hooded Warbler, Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher, Scarlet Minivet.

2020-08-07. Pavel Parkhaev: Brown Boobook, Greater Flameback, Woolly-necked Stork, Small Niltava.

2020-08-03. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Purple-Rumped Sunbird.

2020-08-01. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Rufous Treepie.

2020-07-30. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Red-Vented Bulbul, Common Tailorbird.

2020-07-27. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Blue-Faced Malkoha.

2020-07-24. Pavel Parkhaev: Eurasian Moorhen, Northern Shoveler, Little Grebe, Gadwall, Black Drongo, Green Bee-eater, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Cattle Egret, Purple Swamphen, Painted Stork, Red-naped Ibis, Comb Duck, Spotted Owlet, White-tailed Lapwing, Red-wattled Lapwing, Small Minivet, Common Woodshrike, Laughing Dove, Northern Pintail, Jungle Babbler, Red-vented Bulbul, Black Redstart, Little Cormorant, Ashy Prinia, Plain Prinia, Oriental Pipit, Sind Sparrow, Bay-backed Shrike, Red Avadavat, Yellow-bellied Prinia, Black-necked Stork, Plain Prinia, Ashy Prinia.

2020-07-23. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Square-tailed Bulbul, Shikra, Pavel Parkhaev: Pale-billed Flowerpecker, Orange-bellied Leafbird, Himalayan Flameback, Great Slaty Woodpecker, Black-crested Bulbul, Black-headed Jay, Green Shrike-Babbler, Yellow-browed Tit, Indian Robin, Large Gray Babbler, Indian Pond-Heron, Intermediate Egret, Black-headed Ibis, Oriental Darter.

2020-07-21. Pavel Parkhaev: White-throated Kingfisher, Indian Pond-Heron, Black Drongo, Red-whiskered Bulbul, Black-necked Stork, Green Bee-eater, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Asian Pied Starling, Purple Swamphen, White-breasted Waterhen, Citrine Wagtail, Indian Cormorant, Indian Roller.

2020-07-20. Pavel Parkhaev: Indian Gray Hornbill, Spotted Owlet, Oriental White-eye, Indian Gray Hornbill, Brown-headed Barbet, Ruddy-breasted Crake, Red-whiskered Bulbul, Greater Coucal, Coppersmith Barbet, Common Tailorbird, Red-vented Bulbul, Yellow-footed Pigeon, Oriental White-eye, Gray-headed Canary-Flycatcher, Purple Sunbird, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Black-rumped Flameback, Common Hawk-Cuckoo, House Crow, Indian Peafowl, Pied Bushchat, Striated Babbler, Green Bee-eater, Indian Spot-billed Duck, Long-tailed Shrike.

2020-07-19. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Asian Koel.

2020-07-18. Dr.Jayaprakash V: White-Breasted Waterhen, Scaly-Breasted Munia.

2020-07-15. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Common Myna, House Crow.

2020-07-12. Dr.Jayaprakash V: White-Browed Wagtail.

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recent comments


2020-07-24. to photo # 03620000301 (Jungle Babbler)

Balachandran k v: Please provide entire indian bird pictures


2020-07-21. to photo # 00010046602 (Intermediate Egret)

Pavel Parkhaev: Hi Askar! This egret looks like Ardea alba (the skinny yellowish gap goes far behind the vertical line drawn trough the midle of the eye). According to the coloration of the feet (entire black), it can be A.a.modesta - Eastern Great Egret (this subspecies, [....]


2020-07-10. to photo # 03190023003 (House Crow)

Humza: Hello mujhy yhi waly crow ka baby mila hai jo apny nest sy gir gya hai or uski ek tang bhi nhi hai jis sy wo srf apni ek tang sy beth pata hai to my usko apny ghr le ayi thi or phr meine usy bread ko pani my mila kr syringe sy khilaya hai q k uswaqt wo [....]


2020-07-03. to photo # 00060006901 (Indian Golden Oriole)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: This is a duplication. I wish to remove this image, but there is no option here.

Jp


2020-07-03. to photo # 00060000603 (Indian Golden Oriole)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: This is a duplication. I wish to remove this image, but there is no option here.

Jp


2020-06-22. to photo # 00010040502 (Indian Blackbird)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: You are right. Indian Blackbird it is.
Thank you.

Jp


2020-05-30. to photo # 00060006101 (Indian Blackbird)

Аскар Исабеков: that's description of nigropileus subspecies male. Please look to my photo of Indian Blackbird taken in Munnar (photo).


2020-05-30. to photo # 00060009001 (Indian Courser)

Аскар Исабеков: Dear Dr.Jayaprakash V, could you please publish photos of different dates and places in different series, because as you know birds can look different in different seasons. Thank you for sharing your nice photos!


2020-05-28. to photo # 00060012101 (Garganey)

Аскар Исабеков: Garganey


2020-05-24. to photo # 00060009001 (Indian Courser)

Аскар Исабеков: My dream


2020-05-19. to photo # 00060006101 (Indian Blackbird)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Thank you for the suggestion!I found this in Birds of Indian Subcontinent, Grimmet & Inskipp Indian Blackbird “ ....(Males) have brownish slate-grey upper parts with darker brown to blackish crown and ear coverts resulting in capped effect....” [....]


2020-05-18. to photo # 00060006101 (Indian Blackbird)

Аскар Исабеков: Dark orange bill and orange eye-ring indicate to Indian Blackbird (Turdus simillimus) in my opinion.


2020-05-15. to photo # 00060006101 (Indian Blackbird)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: I think it is Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Experts please help with the ID.

Thanks,

Jp


2020-05-09. to photo # 00060005401 (Mountain Imperial Pigeon)

Аскар Исабеков: i deleted duplicate image


2020-05-03. to photo # 00060005401 (Mountain Imperial Pigeon)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: I posted the same image twice by mistake. And I do not know how to delete a post. Please help!


2020-05-01. to photo # 00060003601 (Eurasian Buzzard)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Posting from archives - under lock down :-(


2020-04-28. to photo # 00060003301 (Slaty-Legged Crake)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Posting from archives. We are under strict lock down :-(


2020-04-25. to photo # 00010005804 (Ashy Woodswallow)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Typical example of biting more than one can chew !


2020-04-24. to photo # 00060003102 (Purple Sunbird)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Male.


2020-04-24. to photo # 00060003101 (Purple Sunbird)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Female; Juvenile


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Best photos of the month

rare birds records


Nilgiri (Scaly) Thrush (Zoothera dauma neilgherriensis)

© Askar Isabekov
2017-12-02
Eravikulam National Park. Munnar, Kerala.

rare record


Taiga Bean-Goose (Anser fabalis)

© Garg Sudhir
2015-02-14
Mangalsar Dam ( Mansarover) Tehla Village, Alwar Dist, Rajasthan, India

Very rare winter visitor.

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recent video

2020-04-14. Hoopoe (Dr.Jayaprakash V).

2020-04-10. Indian Silverbill (Dr.Jayaprakash V).

2020-03-30. Large Grey Babbler (Dr.Jayaprakash V).

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unidentified birds


2020-07-23

Pavel Parkhaev: Check the birds recorded in Pangot and near places of Uttarakhand:http://https://ebird.org/species/combuz9/IN-UL

2020-07-17

Pavel Parkhaev: I suppose tha it can be Indian Bush Lark - Mirafra erythroptera

2020-06-15

Вадим Ивушкин: седоголовая овсянка

more unidentified birds...