Baga and Arpora area - II
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata, female (left) and male (right)
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeous female (left) and male (right)
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis, female (left) and male (right).
The more colourful female lives a polyandrous lifestyle and will mate with any male in sight. Tut tut!
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola torquata
White-browed Bulbul Pycnonotus luteolus
Red-wattled Lapwing
Vanellus indicus
Yellow-wattled Lapwing
Vanellus malabaricus
Purple-rumped Sunbird Nectarinia zeylonica, female
Purple-rumped Sunbird Nectarinia zeylonica, male
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus
Spotted Owlet Athene brama
Brahminy Starling Sturnus pagodarum
The fields and woods at Baga and Arpora hold a good range of birds.....