Latin name: Psittacula eupatria
This parakeet is found mainly in forests, well-wooded areas and cultivation. It grows to a maximum size of 42 cm.
Latin mane: Phalacrocorax niger
Found mostly in inland areas and along coastal waters, this bird grows to a maximum size of 51 cm.
Latin name: Vanellus indicus
Found mainly on open flat ground near water, this bird grows to a maximum size of 53 cm.
Latin name: Upupa epops
Found in open country, areas of cultivation and in villages, the hoopoo grows to a maxmimum size of 31 cm.
Latin name: Spilornis cheela
This juvenile eagle was seen sitting in a tree near the track. Usually found in forests and well-wooded countryside, and grows to a maximun size of 74 cm.
Latin name: Gallinago gallinago
This water bird is found mainly on marshes and paddy stubbles and grows to a maxiumum size of 27 cm.
Latin name: Ketupa zeylonesis
This owl is found in forest and well-wooded areas near water. Grows to a maximum size of 56 cm.
Latin name: Elanus caeruleus
Quite a small kite, growing to a maximum 35 cm. Found in areas of grassland with cultivation and open shrub.
Latin name: Tringa glareola
This wading bird is found near freshwater and coastal wetlands and makes a soft chiff-if-if flight call.
Latin name: Lanius vattatus
Found in open dry shrub and bushes near cultivated areas. Grows up to 17 cm long.
Latin name: Turdoides striatus
Found in decidous forests and near cultivated areas, this gregarious bird was quite tame. This one was sitting on the roll-over bar of our truck.