India Birds

These pictures were taken during a birding trip to northern India. Our guide was Jack Poll. Bird photography wasn't easy, because we concentrated on seeing as many species as possible. So this is an eclectic collection of a few of the easiest birds. The photographs are copyrighted and should not be reproduced without permission.

Bar-headed goose

White-rumped vulture in nest

Indian pond heron

Purple swamphen

White-breasted waterhen

Red-wattled lapwing



Common snipe

Rose-ringed parakeets

Rose-ringed parakeets (the hole is their nest)

Slaty-headed parakeet

Jungle owlet

Spotted owlet

Brown-headed barbet

Black-rumped flameback

Pygmy woodpecker (sorry: bad picture)

Greater coucal

Common Koel

Jungle babbler

Magpie-robin (female)

Plain prinia

Citrine wagtail

Thick-billed crow

Our bird pictures from around the world follow standard ecozones approximately but not exactly:

Birds from the USA and Canada:   our house, Texas, California, Hawaii, Canada,

Neotropic birds from Central America and the Caribbean:   Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago

Neotropic birds from South America:   Ecuador, Brazil.

Western palearctic birds:   Europe: Germany, Finland, Norway, Europe: United Kingdom, Europe: Spain, the Canary Islands, Europe: Lesbos, Greece, Israel

Eastern palearctic birds:   China

Birds from Africa:   The Gambia, South Africa

Indo-Malayan birds from   India: North-west (Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand) India: North-east (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya)India: Central (Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh)

Birds from   Australia, New Zealand.

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