A trip to Kerala, SW India 19-25 May 2016 Part 2

20/05/2016 at Munnar, Idukki County (48 of which 31 lifers)

Lesser Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna javanica) 50, Cotton Pygmy-Goose (Nettapus coromandelianus) 7, Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) 2, Little Cormorant (Microcarbo niger) 3, Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) 3, Crested Honey-buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus) 1, Black Eagle (Ictinaetus malaiensis) 1, Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus) 1, White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) 2, Nilgiri Wood-Pigeon (Columba elphinstonii) 1, Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis) 1, Common Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica) 1, Greater Coucal (Centropus sinensis) 1, Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis taprobana) 1, Chestnut-headed Bee-eater (Merops leschenaulti) 2, White-cheeked Barbet (Psilopogon viridis) 2, Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker (Dendrocopos nanus) 1, Black-rumped Flameback (Dinopium benghalense) 1, Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus peregrinator) 1, Blue-winged Parakeet (Psittacula columboides) 1, Vernal Hanging-Parrot (Loriculus vernalis) 2, Orange Minivet (Pericrocotus flammeus) 1, Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach) 1, Indian Jungle Crow (Corvus culminatus) 6, Dusky Crag-Martin (Ptyonoprogne concolor) 2, Hill Swallow (Hirundo domicola) 4, Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher (Culicicapa ceylonensis) 2, Cinereous Tit (Parus minor) 2, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch (Sitta frontalis) 1, Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer) 2, Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) 5, Square-tailed Bulbul (Hypsipetes ganeesa) 1, Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius) 1, Oriental White-eye (Zosterops palpebrosus) 4, Kerala Laughingthrush (Trochalopteron fairbanki) 1, Asian Fairy-bluebird (Irena puella) 1, Nilgiri Flycatcher (Eumyias albicaudatus) 1, White-bellied Blue Robin (Myiomela albiventris) 1, Malabar Whistling-Thrush (Myophonus horsfieldii) 1, Black-and-Orange Flycatcher (Ficedula nigrorufa) 1, Pied Bushchat (Saxicola caprata) 3, Southern Hill Myna (Gracula indica) 2, Jungle Myna (Acridotheres fuscus) 5, Nilgiri Flowerpecker (Dicaeum concolor) 2, Crimson-backed Sunbird (Leptocoma minima) 1, Loten’s Sunbird (Cinnyris lotenius hindustanicus) 1, White-browed Wagtail (Motacilla maderaspatensis) 3, Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus rufulus) 2.

21/05/2016 at Karapuzha, Wayanad County (35 species of which 11 lifers)

Lesser Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna javanica) 50, Cotton Pygmy-Goose (Nettapus coromandelianus) 4, Indian Spot-billed Duck (Anas poecilorhyncha) 20, Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) 4, Asian Openbill (Anastomus oscitans) 2, Little Cormorant (Microcarbo niger) 3, Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) 2, Cinnamon Bittern (Ixobrychus cinnamomeus) 1, Intermediate Egret (Mesophoyx intermedia) 2, Eastern Cattle Egret (Bubulcus coromandus) 2, Black-headed Ibis (Threskiornis melanocephalus) 2, Crested Serpent-Eagle (Spilornis cheela melanotis) 3, Crested Goshawk (Accipiter trivirgatus peninsulae) 1, Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus) 2, White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) 1, Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) 3, Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) 5, Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) 10, Bronze-winged Jacana (Metopidius indicus) 2, River Tern (Sterna aurantia) 4, Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis) 1, Grey-bellied Cuckoo (Cacomantis passerinus) 1, Crested Treeswift (Hemiprocne coronata) 3, Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis beludschicus) 2, Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach) 1, Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii) 2, Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) 10, Ashy Prinia (Prinia socialis) 3, Yellow-billed Babbler (Turdoides affinis) 2, Oriental Magpie-Robin (Copsychus saularis) 1, Pied Bushchat (Saxicola caprata) 6, Brahminy Starling (Sturnia pagodarum) 3, Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) 4, Jungle Myna (Acridotheres fuscus) 50, Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus rufulus) 8.

Cotton Pygmy Goose Nettapus coromandelianus

Cotton Pygmy Goose Nettapus coromandelianus

Black Eagle Ictinaetus malaiensis

Black Eagle Ictinaetus malaiensis

Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus

Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus

Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus

Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus

White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus

White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus

White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus

White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus

Nilgiri Wood pigeon Columba elphinstonii

Nilgiri Wood pigeon Columba elphinstonii

Spotted Dove Spilopelia chinensis

Spotted Dove Spilopelia chinensis

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaultia

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaultia

Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Yungipicus nanus

Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Yungipicus nanus

Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Yungipicus nanus

Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Yungipicus nanus

Black-rumped flameback Dinopium benghalense

Black-rumped flameback Dinopium benghalense

Indian Jungle Crow Corvus culminatus

Indian Jungle Crow Corvus culminatus

Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis

Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis

Cinereous Tit Parus minor

Cinereous Tit Parus minor

Hill Swallow Hirundo domicola

Hill Swallow Hirundo domicola

Kerala Laughingthrush Trochalopteron fairbanki

Kerala Laughingthrush Trochalopteron fairbanki

Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus

Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus

Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus

Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus

Asian Fairy Bluebird Irena puella

Asian Fairy Bluebird Irena puella

Southern Hill Myna Gracula indica

Southern Hill Myna Gracula indica

Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus

Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus

Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus

Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus

White-bellied Blue Robin Myiomela albiventris

White-bellied Blue Robin Myiomela albiventris

Black-and-Orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa

Black-and-Orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa

Nilgiri Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor

Nilgiri Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor

Crimson-backed Sunbird Leptocoma minima

Crimson-backed Sunbird Leptocoma minima

Crimson-backed Sunbird Leptocoma minima

Crimson-backed Sunbird Leptocoma minima

Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus

Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus

Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha

Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha

Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha

Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha

Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus

Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus male

Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus

Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus female

Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus

Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus

Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus

Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela melanotis

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela melanotis

Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus peninsul

Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus peninsul

Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus peninsul

Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus peninsul

Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus

Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus

Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerines

Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerines female

Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerines

Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerines male

Yellow-billed Babbler Turdoides affinis

Yellow-billed Babbler Turdoides affinis

Yellow-billed Babbler Turdoides affinis

Yellow-billed Babbler Turdoides affinis

Brahminy Starling Sturnia pagodarum

Brahminy Starling Sturnia pagodarum

Grey Junglefowl Gallus sonneratii

Grey Junglefowl Gallus sonneratii female

Grey Junglefowl Gallus sonneratii

Grey Junglefowl Gallus sonneratii male

Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus

Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus

Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus

Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus

White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis

White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis

White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis

White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis

Changeable Hawk-Eagle Nisaetus cirrhatus cirrhatus

Changeable Hawk-Eagle Nisaetus cirrhatus cirrhatus

Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicopterus

Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicopterus

Spotted Owlet Athene brama

Spotted Owlet Athene brama

Coppersmith Barbet Psilopogon haemacephalus indicus

Coppersmith Barbet Psilopogon haemacephalus indicus

Coppersmith Barbet Psilopogon haemacephalus indicus

Coppersmith Barbet Psilopogon haemacephalus indicus

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Leiopicus mahrattensis

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Leiopicus mahrattensis

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Leiopicus mahrattensis

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Leiopicus mahrattensis

Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus

Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus

Common Iora Aegithina tiphia multicolor

Common Iora Aegithina tiphia multicolor

Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola

White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola