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Ayanikad in Adat Kol: Combing the Kol Wetlands for Winter Visitors 2014

// January 5th, 2014 // No Comments » // Culture and Ecology, Eco Watch

      Apart from the Indian Great Warbler and Brown shrike we also saw a Pied Bush Chat and two Marsh Harriers combing the fields.  The number of Marsh Harriers has dwindled this winter.  As cultivation is already knee-high the waders and small birds were literally absent except a few sand pipers.  We saw […]

Bar-headed Geese at Koontamkulam

// December 31st, 2013 // No Comments » // Eco Watch

Around 500 Bar-headed Geese were seen at Kuntamkulm sanctuary on 26 Dec 2013.  I was coming down from Tirunelveli and in the morning I saw two Spot-billed Pelicans in the Nainar Kulam at Tirunelveli.  Apart from the Geese there were around 20 Comb Ducks, Spot-billed Ducks, Northern Shovelers, Spoonbills, Green Shanks, Fulvous Whistling-ducks, Northern Pintails, […]

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