Birds of Kol Wetland and Birder’s Meet 2012

// January 9th, 2012 // Eco Watch

Plain Prinia, Adat Kol. 8 Jan 2012

As part of the Kol bird count 2012 I explored the Adat-Ambakad Kol fields with Vivek Chandran and other friends from College of Forestry on the morning of January 8, 2o12.

Open-bill Storks, Near Pullazhi Kol

We saw plenty of Small Pratincoles, Whiskered Terns, Cormorants, Barn Swallows, Bee-eaters, Munias, Sandpipers,  Marsh Harriers, Storks, Egrets, Coots etc.

Brown Shrike, Kol 8 Jan 2012

A Peregrine Falcon and a small group of Little Stints were the highlights of the day.  The birder”s meet at Sahitya Akademi at noon was also interesting.

Vivek Chandran and team in Adat Kol, 8 Jan 2012

Baya Weavers in Kol

Clamerous Reed Warbler, Kol 8 Jan 2012

Spotted or Scaly-breasted Munia, Kol 8 Jan 2012

Little Stints, Kol 8 Jan 2012

Small Pratincole in flight, Kol 8 Jan 2012

Barn Swallow, Kol 8 Jan 2012

Marsh Harrier (female), Adat Kol 8 Jan 2012

Peregrine Falcon, Adat Kol, 8 Jan 2012

Birder's Meet, Sahitya Akademi, Thrissur. 8 Jan 2012. Nameer, Sasikumar, Prasad, Basheer...

 

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