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March 2009 Trip List

 
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TRIP LIST
March 2009 Eaglenest Tour
28 February - 8 March, 2009

 



Sultan Tit by Ramki Sreenivasan

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BIRDS seen on the trip

[Taxonomy and nomenclature loosely follow Birds of South Asia by P. Rasmussen]

Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Great Egret Casmerodius albus

Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Indian Pond-Heron Ardeola grayii

Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus

Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius

Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus

Black Kite Milvus migrans

Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus

Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela

Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus

Himalayan Buzzard Buteo (b.) burmanicus

Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis

Mountain Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis

Oriental Hobby Falco severus

Common Hill-Partridge Arborophila torqueola H

Rufous-throated Hill-Partridge Arborophila rufogularis H

Chestnut-breasted Hill-Partridge Arborophila mandellii H

Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus

Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos

Grey Peacock Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum H

Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus

Rock Pigeon Columba livia

Ashy Wood-Pigeon Columba pulchricollis

Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis

Barred Cuckoo Dove Macropygia unchall

Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica

Mountain Imperial-Pigeon Ducula badia

Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri

Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii

Mountain Scops Owl Otus spilocephalus H

Collared Owlet Glaucidium brodiei

Asian Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides

Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus (i.) jotoka

Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus

Himalayan Swiftlet Aerodramus brevirostris

Asian Palm Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis

Red-headed Trogon Harpactes erythrocephalus

Ward's Trogon Harpactes wardi

Blyth's Kingfisher Alcedo hercules

Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis

Black Billed Roller Coracias benghalensis affinis

Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis

Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis

Wreathed Hornbill Aceros undulatus

Great Barbet Megalaima virens

Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata

Golden-throated Barbet Megalaima franklinii

Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica

Darjeeling Woodpecker Dendrocopos darjellensis

Greater Yellownape Picus flavinucha

Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus

Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus

Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis H

Nepal House Martin Delichon nipalensis

White Wagtail Motacilla alba dukhunensis

Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni

Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos

Grey-chinned Minivet Pericrocotus solaris

Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus

Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus

Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis gularis

Yellow-bellied Fantail Rhipidura hypoxantha

White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis

Striated Bulbul Pycnonotus striatus

Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer

Mountain Bulbul Hypsipetes mcclellandii

Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus

Orange-bellied Leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii

Long Tailed Shrike Lanius schach tricolor

Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush Monticola rufiventris

Blue Whistling Thrush Myophonus caeruleus

Plain-backed Thrush Zoothera mollissima

White-collared Blackbird Turdus albocinctus

Slaty-backed Flycatcher Ficedula hodgsonii

Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula strophiata

White-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula monileger

Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor

Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara

Pygmy Blue Flycatcher Muscicapella hodgsoni H

Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis

Himalayan Red-flanked Bush Robin Tarsiger crufiatus

Golden Bush Robin Tarsiger chrysaeus

Rufous-breasted Bush Robin Tarsiger hyperythrus

Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis

Hodgson's Redstart Phoenicurus hodgsoni

Blue-fronted Redstart Phoenicurus frontalis

White-capped Water Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

Plumbeous Water Redstart Rhyacornis fuliginosa

White-tailed Blue Robin Myiomela leucura H

Little Forktail Enicurus scouleri

Slaty-backed Forktail Enicurus schistaceus

Spotted Forktail Enicurus maculatus

Common Stonechat Saxicola toquatus

White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus

Striated Laughingthrush Grammatoptila striata

Spotted Laughingthrush Lanthocinda ocellatus

Bhutan Laughingthrush Trochalopteron imbricatum

Scaly Laughingthrush Trochalopteron subunicolor

Black-faced Laughingthrush Trochalopteron affine

Redheaded Laughingthrush Trochalopteron erythrocephalus

Red-faced Liocichla Liocichla phoenicea

Bugun Liocichla Liocichla bugunorum

Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ruficollis

Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ferruginosus

Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler Xiphirhynchus superciliaris

Eyebrowed Wren Babbler Napothera epilepidota

Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler Pnoepyga albiventer H

Pygmy Wren Babbler Pnoepyga pusilla H

Rufous-throated Wren Babbler Spelaeornis caudatus

Bar-winged Wren Babbler Spelaeornis troglodytoides

Spotted Wren Babbler Spelaeornis formosus

Rufous-fronted Babbler Stachyris rufifrons

Rufous-capped Babbler Stachyris ruficeps

Golden Babbler Stachyris chrysaea

Grey-throated Babbler Stachyris nigriceps

Black-headed Shrike Babbler Pteruthius rufiventer

White-browed Shrike Babbler Pteruthius flaviscapis

Green Shrike Babbler Pteruthius xanthochlorus

Black-eared Shrike Babbler Pteruthius melanotis

Rusty-fronted Barwing Actinodura egertoni

Streak-throated Barwing Actinodura waldeni

Blue-winged Minla Minla cyanouroptera

Chestnut-tailed Minla Minla strigula

Red-tailed Minla Minla ignotincta

Golden-breasted Fulvetta Alcippe chrysotis

Yellow-throated Fulvetta Alcippe cinerea

Brown-throated Fulvetta Alcippe ludlowi

Rufous-winged Fulvetta Alcippe castaneceps

Nepal Fulvetta Alcippe nipalensis

Rufous-backed Sibia r Heterophasia annectans

Beautiful Sibia Heterophasia pulchella

Long-tailed Sibia Heterophasia picaoides

Striated Yuhina Yuhina castaniceps

White-naped Yuhina Yuhina bakeri

Whiskered Yuhina Yuhina flavicollis

Stripe-throated Yuhina Yuhina gularis

Rufous-vented Yuhina Yuhina occipitalis

Brown Parrotbill Paradoxornis unicolor

Grey-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis gularis

Greater Rufous-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis ruficeps

Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis

Black-throated Prinia Prinia atrogularis

Mountain Tailorbird Orthotomus cuculatus

Chestnut-headed Tesia Tesia castaneocoronata

Strong Fooded Bush Warbler Bush Warbler Cettia fortipes H

Hume's Bush Warbler Cettia brunnescens

Grey-sided Bush Warbler Cettia brunnifrons

Russet Bush Warbler Bradypterus mandelli

Orange-barred Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus pulcher

Grey Faced Leaf Warbler r Phylloscopus maculipennis

Yellow-browed Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus

Blyth's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus reguloides

Yellow-vented Warbler Phylloscopus cantator

Grey-hooded Warbler Seicercus xanthoschistos

Grey-cheeked Warbler Seicercus poliogenys

Chestnut-crowned Warbler Seicercus castaniceps

Broad-billed Warbler Tickellia hodgsoni

Black-faced Warbler Abroscopus schisticeps

Yellow-bellied Warbler Abroscopus superciliaris

Red Headed Tit Aegithalos concinnus

Rufous-fronted Tit Aegithalos iouschistos

Green-backed Tit Parus monticolus

Yellow-browed Tit Sylviparus modestus

Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea

White-tailed Nuthatch Sitta himalayensis

Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa

Rusty-flanked Treecreeper Certhia nipalensis

Brown-throated Treecreeper Certhia discolor

Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker Dicaeum melanoxanthum

Fire-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectus

Green-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga nipalensis

Black-breasted Sunbird Aethopyga saturata

Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna

Dark-breasted Rosefinch Carpodacus nipalensis

Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus

Scarlet Finch Haematospiza sipahi

Gold-naped Finch Pyrrhoplectes epauletta

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Asian Pied Starling Gracupica contra

Common Myna Acridotheres tristis

Hill Myna Gracula religiosa

Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus

Asian Fairy Bluebird Irena puella

Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus

Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus

Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer

Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis

Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes

House Crow Corvus splendens

Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos

H- Heard only

List compiled by Bikram Grewal

   
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