Sunday, January 15, 2017

SMALL MINIVET

Stunning litle bird, always a few in Arpora Woods, Bondla, Mayam and on Baga Hill, this is a female.






WHITE BREASTED KINGFISHER

ARPORA. Sat on our swimming pool wall.

INTERMEDIATE HERON

Common in Arpora, there is normally 2-3 at the top of the road, with Cattle Egrets.

LITTLE EGRET

Very Common normally a few on the salt pans and fields near hotel.

GREAT WHITE EGRET

Common around Arpora and the various lakes and Rivers.


COMMON KINGFISHER

Seen most days around Marhinas Pool

BLYTH'S REED WARBLER

Easy enough to see in Arpora woods, this bird though was chasing an Indian Clamorous Reed Warbler through the bank side vegetation on Arpora Salt Pans.

BLUE TAILED BEE EATER

Another shot of the Blue Tailed Bee Eater

BLACK DRONGO

Very common in Goa

ZITTING CISTICOLA

Common enough on Baga Fields

CRESTED SERPENT EAGLE

Eagle Flying off across the Valley in Arpora Woods.



CRESTED SERPENT EAGLE

Seems Arpora woods is as good as any were to see this Bird, it likes to sit at the far end of the Valley in the early morning.






BLUE TAILED BEE EATER

Always on Arpora Salt Pans early morning, Arpora woods in mornings and evenings and along the top of Baga Hill.

FLAME THROATED BULBUL

Bondla, good views but hard to get a picture from the car.

WHITE BROWED WAGTAIL

A few more from around Marhinas Swimming pool.






Sunday, January 08, 2017

STRIATED HERON

Comes with many different names, depending on which book you use, easy to see though in our hotel, sometimes takes the bread and uses it to lue fish in close