Birds of Kol Wetland and Birder’s Meet 2012

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...