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© Dr.Jayaprakash V | 2014-10-26 | Singampatti Zamindar Forest

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2020-11-29. Dr.Jayaprakash V: White-Browed Bulbul, Indian Pond Heron, Cattle Egret.

2020-11-28. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Indian Golden Oriole.

2020-11-26. Dr.Jayaprakash V: White-Browed Bulbul.

2020-11-21. & Manjari Ojha ©Mudit N Singh: Black-winged Stilt.

2020-11-15. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Common Myna.

2020-11-09. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Purple Sunbird, Brown Shrike.

2020-11-07. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Indian Robin, Shikra.

2020-11-05. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Pied Bushchat.

2020-11-04. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Jungle Babbler.

2020-11-03. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Purple-Rumped Sunbird.

2020-10-29. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Red-Vented Bulbul.

2020-10-28. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Hoopoe.

2020-10-20. Shalini T Samuel: Bonelli's Eagle.

2020-10-18. Dr.Jayaprakash V: Indian Peafowl.

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recent comments


2020-09-06. to photo # 00060002601 (Jerdon's Bushlark)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Thank you, Ashik!
You could very well be correct!
Regards,

Jp


2020-09-06. to photo # 00060002601 (Jerdon's Bushlark)

Ashik: This is jerdon's bushlark for sure


2020-09-01. to photo # 00060009001 (Indian Courser)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Awfully sorry!
I am still feeling my way around this site! Since there is no PM facility, I missed your note.
I shall be more careful in posting my images from now on..

Jp


2020-09-01. to photo # 00060002601 (Jerdon's Bushlark)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Thanks Pavel, for the input. Going by the distribution, Indian Bush lark is seen in north-western, central and south-central India while this bird was photographed in South India. I am wondering if this is the female of Ashy_crowned Sparrow Lark..Jp [....]


2020-08-30. to photo # 00010046602 (Eastern Great Egret)

Askar Isabekov: Thank you very much, Pavel. I absolutely agree to you, bird has vey long legs to be intermedia.


2020-07-24. to photo # 03620000301 (Jungle Babbler)

Balachandran k v: Please provide entire indian bird pictures


2020-07-21. to photo # 00010046602 (Eastern Great Egret)

Pavel Parkhaev: Hi Askar! This egret looks like Ardea alba (the skinny yellowish gap goes far behind the vertical line drawn trough the midle of the eye). According to the coloration of the feet (entire black), it can be A.a.modesta - Eastern Great Egret (this subspecies, [....]


2020-07-17. to photo # 00060002601 (Jerdon's Bushlark)

Pavel Parkhaev: I suppose tha it can be Indian Bush Lark - Mirafra erythroptera


2020-07-10. to photo # 03190023003 (House Crow)

Humza: Hello mujhy yhi waly crow ka baby mila hai jo apny nest sy gir gya hai or uski ek tang bhi nhi hai jis sy wo srf apni ek tang sy beth pata hai to my usko apny ghr le ayi thi or phr meine usy bread ko pani my mila kr syringe sy khilaya hai q k uswaqt wo [....]


2020-06-24. to photo # 00060002601 (Jerdon's Bushlark)

Аскар Исабеков: I moved series to unidentified birds


2020-06-22. to photo # 00010040502 (Indian Blackbird)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: You are right. Indian Blackbird it is.
Thank you.

Jp


2020-05-30. to photo # 00060006101 (Indian Blackbird)

Аскар Исабеков: that's description of nigropileus subspecies male. Please look to my photo of Indian Blackbird taken in Munnar (photo).


2020-05-30. to photo # 00060009001 (Indian Courser)

Аскар Исабеков: Dear Dr.Jayaprakash V, could you please publish photos of different dates and places in different series, because as you know birds can look different in different seasons. Thank you for sharing your nice photos!


2020-05-28. to photo # 00060012101 (Garganey)

Аскар Исабеков: Garganey


2020-05-24. to photo # 00060009001 (Indian Courser)

Аскар Исабеков: My dream


2020-05-19. to photo # 00060006101 (Indian Blackbird)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Thank you for the suggestion!I found this in Birds of Indian Subcontinent, Grimmet & Inskipp Indian Blackbird “ ....(Males) have brownish slate-grey upper parts with darker brown to blackish crown and ear coverts resulting in capped effect....” [....]


2020-05-18. to photo # 00060006101 (Indian Blackbird)

Аскар Исабеков: Dark orange bill and orange eye-ring indicate to Indian Blackbird (Turdus simillimus) in my opinion.


2020-05-15. to photo # 00060006101 (Indian Blackbird)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: I think it is Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Experts please help with the ID.

Thanks,

Jp


2020-05-09. to photo # 00060005401 (Mountain Imperial Pigeon)

Аскар Исабеков: i deleted duplicate image


2020-05-03. to photo # 00060005401 (Mountain Imperial Pigeon)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: I posted the same image twice by mistake. And I do not know how to delete a post. Please help!


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Best photos of the month

rare birds records


Nilgiri (Scaly) Thrush (Zoothera dauma neilgherriensis)

© Askar Isabekov
2017-12-02
Eravikulam National Park. Munnar, Kerala.

rare record


Taiga Bean-Goose (Anser fabalis)

© Garg Sudhir
2015-02-14
Mangalsar Dam ( Mansarover) Tehla Village, Alwar Dist, Rajasthan, India

Very rare winter visitor.

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recent video

2020-04-14. Hoopoe (Dr.Jayaprakash V).

2020-04-10. Indian Silverbill (Dr.Jayaprakash V).

2020-03-30. Large Grey Babbler (Dr.Jayaprakash V).

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unidentified birds


2020-11-29

Vladilen: Thank you!

2020-09-14

Аскар Исабеков: thank you, Machiel

2020-09-14

Machiel Valkenburg: Chestnut-eared Bunting

more unidentified birds...