Sunday, March 27, 2011

INDIA GOA 5TH-26TH MARCH 2011

Three weeks in Goa staying around Arpora,though not going at it mad i still saw around 240 species, we also saw five species snake.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

GREATER SPOTTED EAGLE

Seen everyday from the second week, one even sat in tree behind village



Friday, March 11, 2011

Thursday, March 10, 2011

WHITE BELLIED SEA EAGLE

Always in Arpora, two adults with two fully fledged Juvs, some mornings the juvs would be sat in valley bottom.

ROSE COLOURED STARLING

Seen most nights in large flocks over hotel going to roost.


RED WATTLED LAPWING

Scarce on the salt pans outside hotel this year.

INDIAN POND HERON

PUFF THROATED BABBLER

Another elusive bird that showed well this year.

PLUMB HEADED PARAKEET

INDIAN PEAFOWL



PLAIN PRINIA

This was one that was more numerous this year.

ORIENTAL MAGPIE ROBIN

Female on wires ouside hotel Arpora Goa

ORANGE HEADED THRUSH

Likes to sit deep in the shade, mostly seen when flushed from ground whizzing into cover. Arpora woods Goa

ORIENTAL MAGPIE ROBIN

Male common bird around Goa
Male Arpora Goa

NUTMEG MUNIA

Scaly Breasted or Nutmeg Munia, common on Baga fields.

NILGIRI BLACKBIRD

JUNGLE MYNA

Commonest Myna in Goa.

GREY HEADED STARLING

IBIS AND EGRETS

Little and Great White Egrets with Black Headed Ibis.