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Manage to spend quality time in the arms of Mother Nature during my visit to the Western Ghats - Ganeshgudi (Dandeli) and could manage to sight 61 different species. Truely a paradise for any birder.

List of sightings

1. Asian Paradise Flycatcher (male and female)

2. White Belied Blue Flycatcher (male and female)

3. Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher – male

4. Asian Brown Flycatcher – male

5. Verditer Flycatcher – male

6. Blue Capped Rock Thrush (male and female)

7. Orange Headed Thrush

8. Malabar Whistling Thrush

9. Coppersmith Barbet

10. Crimson-fronted Barbet

11. White-cheeked Barbet

12. Chestnut-headed bee-eater

13. Green bee-eater

14. Red Whiskered Bulbul

15. Red Vented Bulbul

16. Yellow Browed bulbul

17. Oriental Honey Buzzard

18. Crested Serpent Eagle

19. Mountain Hawk Eagle

20. Brahminy Kite

21. Emerald Dove (male, female and immature)

22. Ashy Drongo

23. Black Drongo

24. Lesser Racket – Tailed Drongo

25. Greater Flameback Woodpecker

26. Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker

27. Heart Spotted Woodpecker

28. White Belied Woodpecker

29. Puff-Throated Babbler

30. Brown - Cheeked Fulvetta

31. Malabar Grey Hornbill

32. Malabar Pied Hornbill

33. Common Iora

34. Red-wattled Lapwing

35. Golden Fronted Leafbird (male and female)

36. Scarlet Minivet (male and female)

37. Black-naped Monarch (male and female)

38. White Rumped Munia

39. Eurasian Golden Oriole

40. Plum Headed Parakeet – male

41. Vernal Hanging Parrot

42. Green Imperial Pigeon

43. Pompadour Green Pigeon

44. Indian Pitta

45. Indian Roller

46. White Rumped Shama (male and female)

47. Oriental Magpie Robin (male)

48. Chestnut Headed Starling (male and female)

49. Ruby Throated Bulbul

50. Little Spider Hunter

51. Purple Sunbird

52. Purple Rumped Sunbird

53. Crimson Sunbird

54. Wire Tailed Swallow

55. Black lored Tit

56. Oriental White Eye

57. Reed Warbler (id to be confirmed)

58. Velvet Fronted Nuthatch

59. Malabar Giant Squirrel

60. Jackal

61. Flying Lizard

 

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