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Sri Lanka & Southern India Bird List - Part 2

February - March 2002

Jon Hornbuckle

Trip Report | Part 1 of the Bird List

F=few C=common [ ] identity uncertain, { } not JH tick Thattekad Ooty Munnar Mannavan Bodi G Coast
FC=fairly common H=heard DATE: Feb 22-March 5 22-26,1,4 F 26-27 Mar 2-3 Mar-01 Mar-02 28, 4-5
Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger F C
Darter Anhinga melanogaster F
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 1
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 3
Great Egret Ardea alba 1 F
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia 2
Little Egret Egretta garzetta C
Western Reef-Egret Egretta gularis 1
Indian Pond-Heron Ardeola grayii 2 F F C
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis C
Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans 1
Lesser Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna javanica C
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus 10
Garganey Anas querquedula 10
Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes 1
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus 1
Black Kite Milvus migrans 2 C
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus 1 C
Grey-headed Fish-Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus 1
Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus 1
Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela 1+
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus 1
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus 2
Shikra Accipiter badius 1 1
Besra Accipiter virgatus 1
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 1
Eurasian/ Long-legged Buzzard Buteo buteo/rufinus 1
Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis 1
Bonelli's Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus [2]
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus [1]
Changeable Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus 1 2
Mountain Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis 1
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 3 1 1
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus 1
Painted Bush-Quail Perdicula erythrorhyncha 1 3 {2}
Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea 1{5}
Grey Junglefowl Gallus sonneratii 6 H
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea 1
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio C
Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus 2
Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus 2
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus H 3
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 10
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 10
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 1
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus C
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica 2
River Tern Sterna aurantia 5
Nilgiri Wood-Pigeon Columba elphinstonii 1 2 4
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis FC FC
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica FC
Orange-breasted Pigeon Treron bicincta ??
Pompadour Green-Pigeon Treron pompadora 2
Green Imperial-Pigeon Ducula aenea 4
Mountain Imperial-Pigeon Ducula badia H
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri F
Plum-headed Parakeet Psittacula cyanocephala 10
Malabar Parakeet Psittacula columboides 1 20 F
Vernal Hanging-Parrot Loriculus vernalis 1+
Large Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus sparverioides 1 1
Common Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus varius 1
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus H
Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii 1
Grey-bellied [Plaintive] Cuckoo C. [merulinus] passerinus H
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea 1 H
Blue-faced Malkoha Phaenicophaeus viridirostris 1 3
Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis 2 1 2 1
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia H
Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl Bubo nipalensis 2H
Mottled Wood-Owl Strix ocellata 3
Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum 1
Ceylon Frogmouth Batrachostomus moniliger 1
Great Eared-Nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis 1
Jungle Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus H
Jerdon's Nightjar Caprimulgus atripennis H
Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus H
Indian Swiftlet Aerodramus unicolor FC
White-rumped Needletail Zoonavena sylvatica 3
Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus 20 F
Asian Palm-Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis 2
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba 3
House Swift Apus nipalensis C C
Crested Treeswift Hemiprocne coronata 2
Malabar Trogon Harpactes fasciatus 2
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 2 2
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis F 1 2 H F
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis 2
Blue-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis athertoni 1
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis 2
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus C
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti F 2 2 2
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis 1 1 1
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis H
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 2 1
Malabar Gray Hornbill Ocyceros griseus 1 8
White-cheeked Barbet Megalaima viridis FC F 2 H 1
Crimson-fronted Barbet Megalaima rubricapilla 2 1
Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus 1
Brown-capped Woodpecker Dendrocopos nanus 2
Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus 1 1
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis 1
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus 2
Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus 1 2
Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense 2
Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus 2 1
Heart-spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente 1
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura 2 2
Malabar Lark Galerida malabarica 3+
Dusky Crag-Martin Hirundo concolor 10
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica ? F
Hill Swallow Hirundo domicola 2 F F
Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica 2 2 2
White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis F F
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava C
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea F F F F F
Oriental Pipit Anthus rufulus 2
Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis 1 2
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus 7
Grey-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus priocephalus 1 3+
Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus C
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus C C C FC C FC
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer C C C C
Yellow-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus 1 2
White-browed Bulbul Pycnonotus luteolus 3 6
Yellow-browed Bulbul Iole indica 6
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus F F F FC
Blue-winged Leafbird Chloropsis cochinensis 2
Common Iora Aegithina tiphia 2 1 4
Blue-capped Rock-Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus 2
Malabar Whistling-Thrush Myophonus horsfieldii 5 1+ H
Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina 2
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma 1 1
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula F 2 1
White-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx major 1 2 1+ H
Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii 2
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata F
Jungle Prinia Prinia sylvatica 1
Blyth's Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum 1+ F H 1+ H
Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon 1
Booted/ Sykes Warbler Hippolais caligata/ rama 2
Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius 2
Tickell's Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus affinis 2
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides C 2
Large-billed Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris F
Western Crowned Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus occipitalis 1 2 2
Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyura 1 1+
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica 3
Rusty-tailed Flycatcher Muscicapa ruficauda 1 2+
Brown-breasted Flycatcher Muscicapa muttui 2
Black-and-rufous Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa 1 1 {1} 3+
Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudata 1 4 1 C
White-bellied Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis pallipes 1 3
Blue-throated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides 1
Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae 1
Gray-headed Canary-flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis 1 C C
Indian Blue Robin Luscinia brunnea 1 4
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis 2 C F F F
Common Stonechat Saxicola torquata 1
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata FC C C C F
Spot-breasted Fantail Rhipidura albogularis 1
Asian Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi 3
Wynaad Laughingthrush Garrulax delesserti 1 10
Rufous-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax cachinnans 1 4
Grey-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax jerdoni 1 2{10} 6+
Indian Scimitar-Babbler Pomatorhinus horsfieldii 4 H H H
Dark-fronted Babbler Rhopocichla atriceps C
Rufous Babbler Turdoides subrufus 1 10+
Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus C C H F
Yellow-billed Babbler Turdoides affinis F
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala 5 2
Great Tit Parus major F FC
Black-lored Tit Parus xanthogenys 1 2 6
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis H 5 1
Purple-rumped Sunbird Leptocoma zeylonica 2 1
Crimson-backed Sunbird Leptocoma minima 2
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra 3
Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorhynchos 1
Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor F 2 2
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus F FC C
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 4+ 1 2
Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus F
Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella 2 1 H F
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus 1
Bay-backed Shrike Lanius vittatus 1
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach F 1
Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis gularis 2
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus 2 H
Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus 2 F
Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus C
Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus 1
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus C
Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus 2 1
Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda F
White-bellied Treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra 1 5
House Crow Corvus splendens C C C C C
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos C C C C C C
Southern Hill Myna Gracula indica C
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus FC F
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis F FC C C C
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnia malabarica 10
House Sparrow Passer domesticus F C
Black-throated Munia Lonchura kelaarti 8
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus 1[6] 3
TOTAL TICKS 22
DIPS
Oriental Bay-Owl Phodilus badius X
Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl Bubo nipalensis X
Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting X

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