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map of photoshootings

total species: 133
total photos: 308
total videos: 0
total blogposts: 0

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1. Spot-billed Pelican (2009-12-31)
2. Intermediate Egret (2010-01-01)
3. Oriental Darter (2010-06-20)
4. Pheasant-tailed Jacana (2010-09-12)
5. White-eyed Buzzard (2011-01-02)
6. Puff-throated Babbler (2011-01-27)
7. Red-whiskered Bulbul (2011-02-12)
8. Malabar Gray Hornbill (2011-02-20)
9. Little Cormorant (2011-02-26)
10. Velvet-fronted Nuthatch (2011-02-26)
11. Black Kite (2011-02-26)
12. Crested Serpent-Eagle (2011-09-16)
13. White-cheeked Barbet (2011-12-04)
14. Painted Spurfowl (2011-12-21)
15. Comb Duck (2011-12-21)
16. Montagu's Harrier (2011-12-21)
17. Barn Swallow (2011-12-21)
18. Purple Swamphen (2011-12-21)
20. Black-winged Stilt (2011-12-30)
22. Woolly-necked Stork (2012-03-04)
23. White-breasted Waterhen (2012-03-04)
24. Spotted Dove (2012-03-07)
25. Emerald Dove (2012-03-12)
26. Indian Blackbird (2012-03-23)
27. Gray Junglefowl (2012-04-02)
28. Indian Peafowl (2012-04-30)
29. Little Spiderhunter (2012-04-30)
30. Long-billed Sunbird (2012-06-21)
31. Purple Heron (2012-07-07)
32. Square-tailed Bulbul (2012-08-02)
33. Yellow-browed Bulbul (2012-08-12)
34. White-bellied Treepie (2012-08-26)
35. Indian Tit (2012-10-02)
36. Brown Shrike (2012-10-14)
37. Blue-faced Malkoha (2012-10-16)
38. Crested Hawk-Eagle (2012-10-28)
39. Blyth's Reed-Warbler (2012-11-15)
40. Rufous Treepie (2012-11-17)
41. Small Minivet (2012-11-18)
42. Verditer Flycatcher (2012-12-10)
43. Yellow-wattled Lapwing (2012-12-29)
44. Indian Pond-Heron (2013-01-01)
45. Malabar Whistling-Thrush (2013-01-11)
46. Chestnut-headed Bee-eater (2013-01-12)
47. Gray-fronted Green-Pigeon (2013-01-16)
48. Glossy Ibis (2013-01-20)
49. Gray Heron (2013-01-20)
50. Red-wattled Lapwing (2013-01-20)
51. Black-shouldered Kite (2013-01-20)
52. Red-naped Ibis (2013-01-20)
53. Nilgiri Flycatcher (2013-02-03)
54. Oriental Magpie-Robin (2013-02-23)
55. Eurasian Kestrel (2013-03-04)
56. Black-throated Munia (2013-03-18)
57. Indian Pitta (2013-04-22)
58. Jungle Babbler (2013-04-28)
59. Rufous Babbler (2013-05-08)
60. Black-rumped Flameback (2013-06-03)
61. Brown Fish-Owl (2013-06-21)
62. Malabar Barbet (2013-06-29)
63. Whimbrel (2013-11-10)
64. Shikra (2014-01-12)
65. Ashy Woodswallow (2014-01-19)
66. Ashy Drongo (2014-01-26)
67. Golden-fronted Leafbird (2014-01-26)
68. Common Sandpiper (2014-02-09)
69. Pied Kingfisher (2014-02-09)
70. Gray Wagtail (2014-02-09)
71. Western Yellow Wagtail (2014-02-09)
72. Lesser Whistling-Duck (2014-02-09)
73. Painted Stork (2014-02-09)
74. Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl (2014-02-17)
75. Bar-headed Goose (2014-02-23)
76. Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark (2014-02-23)
77. Eurasian Spoonbill (2014-02-23)
78. Northern Pintail (2014-02-23)
79. Little Ringed Plover (2014-02-23)
80. Garganey (2014-02-23)
81. Indian Courser (2014-02-23)
82. Rock Eagle-Owl (2014-02-23)
83. Eurasian Thick-knee (2014-02-23)
84. Common Buzzard (2014-02-25)
85. Vernal Hanging-Parrot (2014-03-09)
86. Common Hawk-Cuckoo (2014-03-10)
87. Oriental White-eye (2014-04-06)
88. Mountain Imperial-Pigeon (2014-04-06)
89. Jerdon's Leafbird (2014-08-15)
90. Black-headed Ibis (2014-10-26)
91. Spotted Owlet (2014-10-26)
92. Plain Prinia (2014-10-26)
94. Wood Sandpiper (2014-10-26)
95. Orange Minivet (2014-11-02)
96. Asian Openbill (2014-11-30)
97. Jungle Prinia (2014-12-03)
98. Asian Brown Flycatcher (2015-01-15)
99. Long-billed Pipit (2015-03-23)
100. Slaty-legged Crake (2016-12-18)
101. Indian Blue Robin (2018-02-11)
102. Indian Robin (2020-02-22)
103. House Sparrow (2020-03-02)
104. Indian Roller (2020-03-03)
105. Pied Cuckoo (2020-03-04)
106. Greater Coucal (2020-03-07)
107. Asian Koel (2020-03-12)
108. Pied Bushchat (2020-03-12)
109. Green Bee-eater (2020-03-13)
110. Eurasian Hoopoe (2020-03-19)
111. Gray Francolin (2020-03-20)
112. Dark-fronted Babbler (2020-03-20)
113. Indian Golden Oriole (2020-03-23)
114. Large Gray Babbler (2020-03-30)
115. Indian Silverbill (2020-04-07)
116. Laughing Dove (2020-04-07)
117. White-throated Kingfisher (2020-04-09)
118. Rose-ringed Parakeet (2020-04-10)
119. White-browed Wagtail (2020-04-10)
120. Rock Pigeon (2020-04-12)
121. Cattle Egret (2020-04-12)
122. Jerdon's Bushlark (2020-04-15)
123. Large-billed Crow (2020-04-16)
124. Common Myna (2020-04-18)
125. Coppersmith Barbet (2020-04-22)
126. Purple Sunbird (2020-04-24)
127. Black Drongo (2020-04-25)
128. Common Tailorbird (2020-05-04)
129. Ashy Prinia (2020-06-06)
130. Red-vented Bulbul (2020-07-01)
131. House Crow (2020-07-15)
132. Scaly-breasted Munia (2020-07-18)
133. Purple-rumped Sunbird (2020-07-28)

recent uploads


2020-10-18. Indian Peafowl.

2020-10-16. Brown Shrike, Greater Coucal.

2020-10-03. Scaly-Breasted Munia.

2020-09-26. White-Breasted Waterhen, Coppersmith Barbet.

2020-09-17. Purple-Rumped Sunbird.

2020-09-10. Velvet-Fronted Nuthatch.

2020-09-07. White-Breasted Waterhen.

2020-09-05. Green Bee-Eater.

2020-09-04. Purple-Rumped Sunbird.

2020-08-30. Indian Silverbill.

2020-08-27. Pied Bushchat.

2020-08-26. White-Breasted Waterhen.

2020-08-20. White-Browed Wagtail.

2020-08-19. Green Bee-Eater.

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 [....]


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

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


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

Аскар Исабеков: I moved series to unidentified birds


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!


2020-05-01. to photo # 00060003601 (Eurasian Buzzard)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Posting from archives - under lock down :-(


2020-04-28. to photo # 00060003301 (Slaty-Legged Crake)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Posting from archives. We are under strict lock down :-(


2020-04-24. to photo # 00060003102 (Purple Sunbird)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Male.


2020-04-24. to photo # 00060003101 (Purple Sunbird)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Female; Juvenile


2020-04-16. to photo # 00060001801 (Greater Coucal)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: Thank you, Askar, for the clarification!

Jp


2020-04-15. to photo # 00060002601 (Jerdon's Bushlark)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: If the ID is wrong, I request the experts to kindly correct me. Thank you!


2020-04-12. to photo # 00060001801 (Greater Coucal)

Askar Isabekov: parroti is a subspecies (race) of Great Coucal. Lists of species of Birds of India (Wiki, Avibase) don't contain Southern Coucal as the full species. I agree to you, bird in your photo shows lack of rufous in mantle, it's a feature of parroti race. In [....]


2020-04-09. to photo # 00060001801 (Greater Coucal)

Dr.Jayaprakash V: I am not sure about the classification. To me this is Southern Coucal (C.(sinensis)parroti)Greater Coucal ( C.sinensis) is a resident of Pakistan, Himalayan foothills, northern Gangetic plains and Bangladesh, according to Grimmet & Inskipp.But I could [....]


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.

more rarities...

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).

more video...

unidentified birds


2020-09-14

Аскар Исабеков: thank you, Machiel

2020-09-14

Machiel Valkenburg: Chestnut-eared Bunting

2020-09-06

Ashik: Little cormorant

2020-08-30

Askar Isabekov: OK. Pavel, please look avibase taxonmy (link), which recognaze refectus as part of species (?) named as Buteo [buteo, refectus, japonicus, bannermani or socotraensis]. Absolutely unclear situation. Why this bird is not japonicus? Good question in my opinion. [....]

2020-08-30

Askar Isabekov: Sorry, Pavel for a long time silence. Regarding culminatus taxon, first, not all of Authorities regognize this taxon as a full species (avibase), second, in case I split Large-billed Crow to three independed species users and visitors of this website [....]

more unidentified birds...