Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

June 28, 2021

Pottuvil Lagoon June 28

Filed under: Birds — admin @ 3:33 pm

Arugam Bay Birding #1

The surf was flat today, so I thought I might wander around the lagoon just near my hotel. There was nothing new but I got some nice photos anyway. Some old favourites.

Plain Prinia
Plain Prinia (Prinia inornata)

Black-winged Stilt
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

Indian Cormorant  - immature
Indian Cormorant (Phalacrocorax fuscicollis) – immature

Red-wattled Lapwing
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)

Asian Koel   - male
Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) – male

Grey Heron
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)

House Crow  with fush
House Crow (Corvus splendens)

Pottuvil bird list

black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus)
Indian Cormorant (Phalacrocorax fuscicollis)
Eurasian Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
White-throated Kingfisher
Spotted Dove
House Crow (Corvus splendens)
Indian Pond-heron (Ardeola grayii)
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Plain Prinia (Prinia inornata)
Black-headed Ibis (Threskiornis melanocephalus)
Little Egret
Great Egret
Common Myna
Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus)
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)
Red-vented Bulbul
Pied Kingfisher


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