October 24, 2013

AGARA DIARIES - PART 2


THE BIRDS OF AGARA


Lately, I have been a been a regular visitor to the Agara lake. I guess this is because it is the closest water body near my home here in the National Games Village, Kormanagala. Anyway, below is a list of the various species of birds that I have seen here.

No. FAMILY SPECIES WIKI
1 Pelicanidae Spot Billed Pelican Link
2 Rallidae Purple Moorhen/Common Swamphen Link

" Eurasian Coot Link
3 Ardeidae Purple Heron Link

" Grey Heron Link

" Indian Pond Heron Link

" Little Egret Link

" Intermediate Egret Link

" Cattle Egret Link
4 Phalacrocoracidae Indian Cormorant Link
5 Jacanidae Bronze-winged Jacana Link
6 Accipitridae Black Kite Link
" Brahminy Kite Link
7 Psittaculidae Rose-ringed Parakeet Link
8 Cisticolidae Ashy Prinia Link
9 Cuculidae Asian Koel Link
" Greater Coucal/Crow Pheasant Link
10 Columbidae Rock Pigeon/Rock Dove Link
11 Sturnidae Common Myna Link
12 Paridae Great Tit Link


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