Pratincoles, Wagtails, Gulls… in the Perar at Kutipuram

// January 7th, 2013 // Eco Watch

Small Pratincoles reclining on the sand beds of Nila or river Perar at Kutipuram.  7 Jan 2013

Small Pratincoles reclining on the sand beds of Nila or river Perar at Kutipuram.  7 Jan 2013.  Poor light due to winter.

A soaring Open-bill Stork above Perar at Kutipuram.  7 Jan 2013

A soaring Open-bill Stork above Perar at Kutipuram. 7 Jan 2013

 

Big Gulls at Kutipuram, mostly Pallas' Gulls and Heuglin Gulls.  Note the black hood of Pallas'. 7 Jan 2013

Big Gulls at Kutipuram, mostly Pallas’ Gulls and Heuglin Gulls. Note the black hood of Pallas’. 7 Jan 2013

A Small Pratincole in river Perar at Kutipuram, 7 Jan 2013.

A Small Pratincole in river Perar at Kutipuram, 7 Jan 2013.

 

Big Gulls flying in Nila.  Kutipuram bridge in the back ground.  7 Jan 2013

Big Gulls flying in Nila. Kutipuram bridge in the back ground. 7 Jan 2013

A Jerdon's Bush Lark on a sand bank in the Nila at Kutipuram. 7 Jan 2013

Oriental Skylark on a sand bank in the Nila at Kutipuram. 7 Jan 2013

 

A White Wagtail in the Nila at Kutipuram, 7 jan 2013

A White Wagtail in the Nila at Kutipuram, 7 jan 2013

A Large Pied Wagtail/ White-browed Wagtail in the NIla at Kutipuram, 7 jan 2013.

A Large Pied Wagtail/ White-browed Wagtail in the NIla at Kutipuram,                     7 jan 2013.

 

Small Pratincole and White Wagtail having a dip in the river Perar at Kutipuram, 7 jan 2013.

Small Pratincole and White Wagtail having a dip in the river Perar at Kutipuram, 7 jan 2013.  Dim light due to winter conditions.

Pratincoles doting the sand bed in the Nila at Kutipuram, 7 jan 2013.

Pratincoles doting the sand bed in the Nila at Kutipuram, 7 jan 2013.

 

Big Gulls in flight in the NIla at Kutipuram, 8 Jan 2013.

Big Gulls in flight in the NIla at Kutipuram, on the morn of 8 Jan 2013.

Heuglin and Pallas' Gulls in the Perar at Kutipuram, 8 jan 2013 morn.  White headed ones are Heuglin Gulls.  Black hooded ones are Pallas' Gulls.

Heuglin and Pallas’ Gulls in the Perar at Kutipuram, 8 jan 2013 morn. White headed ones are Heuglin Gulls. Black hooded ones are Pallas’ Gulls.

 

A fast running Little Ringed Plover on the shingled banks of the Perar/Nila at Kutipuram on the morn of 8 jan 2013.

A fast running Little Ringed Plover on the shingled banks of the Perar/Nila at Kutipuram on the morn of 8 jan 2013.

Around 3000 big gulls at Kutipuram in river Perar, 8 jan 2013.

Around 3000 big gulls at Kutipuram in river Perar, 8 jan 2013.

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