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July 4, 2017

Orchha Birding Day 3

Filed under: Birds — Tags: , — steve_happ @ 3:37 pm

Orchha. Madhya Pradesh.

Along the Betwas River. 4th July 2017. A.M. I was a bit slow getting going this morning. I was feeling very tired but I dragged myself out of bed, had breakfast and trudged on down the track past the baobab tree towards the river.

Grey-breasted Prinia
Grey-breasted Prinia (Prinia hodgsonii)

This Grey-breasted Prinia was just outside my door this morning. I had to get the camera out before I had breakfast! humph!

Long-tailed Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach)

Just twenty meters down the track.

Yellow-eyed Babbler
Yellow-eyed Babbler (Chrysomma sinense)

I have no idea what this is. Still waiting for some help. Edit: thanks to Indian birds id group.

Crested Bunting  male
Crested Bunting (Melophus lathami) male

Crested Bunting  female
Crested Bunting (Melophus lathami) female

Yellow Bittern
Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis)

Laughing Dove
Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)

Long-billed vulture
Long-billed vulture (Gyps Indicus)

Pied Cuckoo
Pied Cuckoo (Clamator jacobinus)

ID needed please
zitting cisticola (Cisticola juncidis)

Identified as Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis) , aka streaked fantail warbler . Thank you, Mr Shariar Rushdee.

Orchha bird list

Grey-breasted Prinia (Prinia hodgsonii)
Long-tailed Shrike (Lanius schach)
Pied Cuckoo (Clamator jacobinus)
Crested Bunting (Melophus lathami)
Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)
Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis)
Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)
Oriental White-eye (Zosterops palpebrosus)
Long-billed Vulture (Gyps Indicus)
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
Ashy Prinia
House Swift
Red-vented Bulbul
White-throated Kingfisher
Spotted Dove
Black Drongo
Red-wattled Lapwing
White-browed Wagtail (Motacilla maderaspatensis)
Indian Roller
Brahminy Starling

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