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Trip List
Pangot & Sattal area
by Bikram Grewal & Sumit Sen
3May- 8May, 2007

 


© Sumit Sen
Striated Laughingthrush

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P: Pangot area (6-7,000 feet); S: Sattal area (4-5,000 feet); R: Road (plains)

 [Images from the trip are hyperlinked]


Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus P S

Hill Partridge Arborophila torqueola P S

Koklass Pheasant Pucrasia macrolopha P

Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos P

Cheer Pheasant Catreus wallichii P – pair seen

Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus R

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea R
2 late wintering birds on the Ganges.

Brown-fronted Woodpecker Dendrocopos auriceps P S

Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus P

Himalayan Woodpecker Dendrocopos himalayensis P

Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus P

Greater Yellownape Picus flavinucha S

Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus P

Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus S

Great Barbet  Megalaima virens P S

Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica P S
Heard only

Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris R

Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris R

Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis R
O
nly a couple seen

White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis S

Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis R

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Clamator coromandus P
S
ingle adult in flight. Possibly a 1st for the area.

Large Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides P  
Heard
only

Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus P S
Heard only

Eurasian Cuckoo Cuculus canorus P S
Heard only

Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus P
Heard only

Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii S

Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea R

Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis R

Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria R

Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri R

Slaty-headed Parakeet  Psittacula himalayana P S

Plum-headed Parakeet Psittacula cyanocephala P S

Himalayan Swiftlet Collocalia brevirostris P

House Swift Apus affinis S R

Mountain Scops Owl Otus spilocephalus P
Heard only

Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis S

Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus S

Rock Pigeon Columba livia P S R

Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis P

Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis R

Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis P S R

Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto R

Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica S

Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon Treron sphenura P S

Sarus Crane Grus antigone R

White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus S

Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos R

Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus R

Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus R

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus R

Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus S R

Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus R

Black Kite Milvus migrans R

Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus P

Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus R

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela S

Shikra Accipiter badius R

Besra Accipiter virgatus P

White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa R

Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis P

Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger R

Little Egret Egretta garzetta R

Great Egret Casmerodius albus R

Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia R

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis R

Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii R

Black Ibis Pseudibis papillosa R

Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach S

Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius P

Black-headed Jay Garrulus lanceolatus P

Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythrorhyncha S

Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda R

Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae P S

House Crow Corvus splendens R

Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos P S

Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus S

Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii P

Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus S

White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis S

Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus R

Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus P S

Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus S

Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer P

Asian Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi P

Brown Dipper Cinclus pallasii P
Possibly a 1st for the Pangot area.

Blue-capped Rock Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus S

Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush Monticola rufiventris P S

Blue Whistling Thrush Myophonus caeruleus P S

Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina S

Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma P

Tickell’s Thrush Turdus unicolor S

Grey-winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul P

Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus P

Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica S

Ultramarine Flycatcher Ficedula superciliaris P

Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina P S

Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara S

Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis P S

Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis S R

White-capped Water Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus S

Spotted Forktail Enicurus maculatus S

Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maura P S

Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata S

Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferrea P S

Brown Rock-chat Cercomela fusca R

Brahminy Starling Sturnus pagodarum S

Asian Pied Starling Sturnus contra R

Common Myna Acridotheres tristis P S

Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus R

Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus S R

Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta castanea P

White-tailed Nuthatch Sitta himalayensis P

Bar-tailed Treecreeper Certhia himalayana P S

Spot-winged Tit Parus melanolophus P

Great Tit Parus major S

Green-backed Tit Parus monticolus P S

Black-lored Tit Parus xanthogenys P S

Yellow-browed Tit Sylviparus modestus P

Black-throated Tit Aegithalos concinnus P S

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica R

Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica P S

Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus R

Himalayan Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys P S

Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer P S

Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala S

Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus P S

Striated Prinia Prinia criniger P S

Oriental White-eye  P S

Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii S

Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler Cettia fortipes P S

Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius S

Tickell’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus affinis P

Grey-hooded Warbler Seicercus xanthoschistos P S

White-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax albogularis P

White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus S

Striated Laughingthrush Garrulax striatus P

Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush Garrulax rufogularis S

Streaked Laughingthrush Garrulax lineatus P S

Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax erythrocephalus P

Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus erythrogenys S

Common Babbler Turdoides caudatus R

Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus R

White-browed Shrike Babbler Pteruthius flaviscapis P

Whiskered Yuhina Yuhina flavicollis P

Crested Lark Galerida cristata R

Fire-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectus P

Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica S

Green-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga nipalensis P

House Sparrow Passer domesticus S

Russet Sparrow Passer rutilans P S

Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea P

Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus R

Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus P S

© Sumit K Sen 2007

   
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