Birds of India

Trip List



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


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

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 - Only a couple seen
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis S
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis R
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Clamator coromandus P - Single 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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