Monday, February 23, 2009

HSBC Mumbai Bird Race - Osprey team




Hello All,
The Osprey team, although not found a single osprey during the expedition, but had great chance to see many birds for the first time in life. And one among that as Pied Harrier, for which we won the "Bird of the day"category award.

Team OSPREY

Rajesh Sachdev

Rajendra Shelar

Prashant Bhagat

Dr. Sushama Ketkar

Sanjay Kulkarni

Prgyavant Mane

Shailesh Masulekar


The areas we covered were Dombivali-Baravi-Matheran-Uran-MNP


There were two beautiful  sightings of the day (a) The Indian Giant Squirrel -Matheran (b) and the Pied harrier -Uran

List of Birds  

  1. Indian pea fowl - heared
  2. Lesser whistling duck
  3. Spot Billed Duck
  4. Lesser Golden Backed woodpecker
  5. Brown headed barbet
  6. Coppersmith barbet
  7. Indian roller
  8. White breasted kingfisher
  9. Small Blue kingfisher
  10. Green bee eater
  11. Chestnut headed bee eater
  12. Blue tailed bee eater
  13. Asian koel
  14. Greater coucal
  15. Rose ringed parakeet
  16. Plum headed parakeet
  17. Alexandrine parakeet
  18. Asian palm swift
  19. House swift
  20. Bran owl
  21. Rock pigeon
  22. Laughing dove
  23. Spotted dove
  24. Yellow footed green pigeon
  25. White breasted waterhen
  26. Purple swamphen
  27. Common coot
  28. Common coot
  29. Black shouldered kite
  30. Black kite
  31. Shikra
  32. Changeable hawk eagle
  33. Common kestrel
  34. Little cormorant
  35. Little egret
  36. Cattle egret
  37. Indian pond heron
  38. Black ibis
  39. Golden fronted leafbird
  40. Bay backed shrike
  41. Rufous backed shrike
  42. Long tailed shrike
  43. Southern grey shrike
  44. Rufous treepie
  45. House crow
  46. Jungle crow
  47. Eurasian golden oriole
  48. Black hooded oriole
  49. Black naped oriole
  50. Large cuckooshrike
  51. White throated fantail
  52. White browed fantail
  53. Black drongo
  54. Greater racket tailed drongo
  55. Ashy drongo
  56. Asian paradise flycatcher
  57. Asian brown flycatcher
  58. Common iora
  59. Oriental magpie robin
  60. Indian robin
  61. Pied bushchat
  62. Brahminy starling
  63. Common myna
  64. Bank myna
  65. Jungle Myna
  66. Dusky crag martin
  67. Red rumped swallow
  68. Common swallow
  69. Wood swallow
  70. Bran swallow
  71. Red whiskered bulbul
  72. Red vented bulbul
  73. Gray breasted prinia
  74. Jungle prinia
  75. Plain prinia
  76. Ashy prinia
  77. Jungle babbler
  78. Greenish leaf warbler
  79. Indian bush lark
  80. Rufous tailed lark
  81. sky lark
  82. Thick billed flowerpecker
  83. Purple rumped sunbird
  84. Crimson backed sunbird
  85. Purple sunbird
  86. House sparrow
  87. Paddyfield pipit
  88. Scaly breasted munia
  89. Intermmediate Egret
  90. Black-headed Munia
  91. Red Munia
  92. Garganey
  93. Black-tailed Godwit
  94. Common Greenshank
  95. Common Sandpiper
  96. Marsh Sandpiper
  97. Little Stint
  98. Common Redshank
  99. Black-winged Stilt
  100. Whiskered Tern
  101. Little Tern
  102. Gull-billed Tern
  103. Western Marsh Harrier
  104. Pied Harrier Bird of the day
  105. Brahminy Kite
  106. Western Reef-Egret
  107. Grey Heron
  108. Common stonechat
  109. Asian Pied Starling
  110. Bronze winged Jacana
  111. Pheasant tailed Jacana
  112. Tailorbird
  113. Crested Serpant Eagle
  114. Pied Avocet
  115. Whimbrel
  116. Eurasian curlew
  117. Terek sandpiper
  118. Northern Shoveller
  119. Cotton Teel
  120. Common snipe
  121. Spoonbill
  122. Northern pintail
  123. Black headed gull
  124. Gadwall


-- 
Regards
Rajesh Sachdev
Wildlife Activist & Photographer
Mumbai, India.
http://in.groups.yahoo.com/group/wild_mumbai/
www.rajesh-sachdev.blogspot.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/leoparguy/

2 comments:

The Misdirected Arrow said...

eeesshhhh.... Never knew so many birds live in and around this concrete jungle :)

Kiran said...

wow dats gr8 but i too have a gr8 list