12568 thumb Birds of Kanger Valley National Park Bastar Chhattisgarh (Pictorial Guide)


This study was undertaken to determine the status of avifauna and in particular to identify the species which extend their distribution range from Eastern Ghat, Western Ghat and Himalayas into Kanger Valley National Park (KVNP) and Mackote Forest Range (MFR), Bastar ...more ↓

Lesser Whistling-Duck 1
Dendrocygna javanica
Rain Quail 2
Coturnix coromandelica
Common Quail 3
Coturnix coturnix
Rock Bush-Quail 4
Perdicula argoondah
Jungle Bush-Quail 5
Perdicula asiatica
Painted Bush-Quail 6
Perdicula erythrorhyncha
Red Junglefowl 7
Gallus gallus
Blue-breasted Quail 8
Synoicus chinensis
Red Spurfowl 9
Galloperdix spadicea
Indian Peafowl 10
Pavo cristatus
Gray Francolin 11
Francolinus pondicerianus
Little Grebe 12
Tachybaptus ruficollis
Asian Emerald Dove 13
Chalcophaps indica
5439602109 49ce13d902 m
Rock Pigeon 14
Columba livia
8129491756 d13b4b761e m
Eurasian Collared-Dove 16
Streptopelia decaocto
240px eastern oriental turtle dove (streptopelia orientalis orientalis)   flickr   lip kee
Oriental Turtle Dove 17
Streptopelia orientalis
Red Turtle Dove 18
Streptopelia tranquebarica
Spotted Dove 19
Streptopelia chinensis
Laughing Dove 20
Streptopelia senegalensis
240px flaurafjnsaunalove
Yellow-footed Green Pigeon 21
Treron phoenicopterus
8969382572 300808d962 m
Alpine Swift 22
Apus melba
Jerdon's Nightjar 23
Caprimulgus atripennis
Jungle Nightjar 1
Caprimulgus indicus
Large-tailed Nightjar 13
Caprimulgus macrurus
Indian Nightjar 24
Caprimulgus asiaticus
White-rumped Needletail 25
Zoonavena sylvatica
Savanna Nightjar 1
Caprimulgus affinis
240px crested tree swift (22722670726)
Crested Treeswift 26
Hemiprocne coronata
240px asian palm swift (cypsiurus balasiensis)
Asian Palm-Swift 27
Cypsiurus balasiensis
240px house swift (apus affinis) at nest in hyderabad, ap w2 img 0197
Little Swift 28
Apus affinis
Greater Coucal 29
Centropus sinensis
20266178061 8516a595c2 m
Sirkeer Malkoha 30
Taccocua leschenaultii
240px common hawk cuckoo (hierococcyx varius) on ground at narendrapur w img 4095
Common Hawk-Cuckoo 28
Hierococcyx varius
Green-billed Malkoha 19
Phaenicophaeus tristis
Pied Cuckoo 31
Clamator jacobinus
240px asian koel(female) in sri lanka 02
Asian Koel 32
Eudynamys scolopaceus
43295256690 9b5d264680 m
Plaintive Cuckoo 33
Cacomantis merulinus
16566045990 ec5d3478b9 m
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo 34
Surniculus lugubris
Grey-bellied Cuckoo 35
Cacomantis passerinus
Large Hawk-Cuckoo 19
Hierococcyx sparverioides
240px bandedbaycuckoo
Banded Bay Cuckoo 36
Cacomantis sonneratii
240px common cuckoo (cuculus canorus) (36634677935)
Common Cuckoo 37
Cuculus canorus
Ruddy-breasted Crake 38
Zapornia fusca
Brown Crake 39
Zapornia akool
240px indian cuckoo
Indian Cuckoo 40
Cuculus micropterus
240px the white breasted waterhen
White-breasted Waterhen 41
Amaurornis phoenicurus
240px grey headed swamphen (porphyrio poliocephalus) (27955233889)
Gray-headed Swamphen 37
Porphyrio poliocephalus
240px common moorhen (gallinula chloropus) young adult
Eurasian Moorhen 42
Gallinula chloropus
Black-crowned Night-Heron 11
Nycticorax nycticorax
Striated Heron 43
Butorides striata
Indian Pond-Heron 37
Ardeola grayii
Asian Openbill 44
Anastomus oscitans
240px cinnamon bittern ixobrychus cinnamomeus, juvenile, by dr raju kasambe dsc 1380 (2)
Cinnamon Bittern 45
Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
240px exploring (34198454764)
Yellow Bittern 46
Ixobrychus sinensis
240px ardea cinerea (grey heron) eating fish
Grey Heron 47
Ardea cinerea
27844518398 77881a141b m
Purple Heron 37
Ardea purpurea
Black Bittern 48
Ixobrychus flavicollis
240px little cormorant microcarbo niger, india
Little Cormorant 49
Microcarbo niger
240px anhinga melanogaster  rajasthan, india 8
Oriental Darter 50
Anhinga melanogaster
Cattle Egret 51
Bubulcus ibis
Little Egret 52
Egretta garzetta
240px ardea intermedia in flight s7
Intermediate Egret 53
Ardea intermedia
33726758940 9b8e228f4e m
Great Egret 54
Ardea alba
240px black headed ibis (threskiornis melanocephalus)  juvenile extracting food from adult w img 3348
Black-headed Ibis 28
Threskiornis melanocephalus
240px black ibis or red naped ibis pseudibis papillosa by dr. raju kasambe 1
Red-naped Ibis 45
Pseudibis papillosa
Indian Cormorant 1
Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
Yellow-wattled Lapwing 1
Vanellus malabaricus
240px great cormorant phalacrocorax carbo by dr. raju kasambe dscn3804 (1)
Great Cormorant 45
Phalacrocorax carbo
240px pacific golden plover (pluvialis fulva) (26372463152)
Pacific Golden-Plover 55
Pluvialis fulva
240px common snipe (gallinago gallinago) (26144727151)
Common Snipe 30
Gallinago gallinago
240px calidris minuta   little stint, adana 2016 11 05 01 2
Little Stint 56
Calidris minuta
240px red wattled lapwings (vanellus indicus) photograph by shantanu kuveskar
Red-wattled Lapwing 57
Vanellus indicus
Pin-tailed Snipe 58
Gallinago stenura
Pheasant-tailed Jacana 59
Hydrophasianus chirurgus
Greater Painted-Snipe 60
Rostratula benghalensis
240px bronze winged jacana (32433927686)
Bronze-winged Jacana 50
Metopidius indicus
Barred Buttonquail 61
Turnix suscitator
Common Buttonquail 63
Turnix sylvaticus
Watercock 64
Gallicrex cinerea
Indian Courser 28
Cursorius coromandelicus
240px black shouldered kite (elanus caeruleus) (7002944187)
Black-winged Kite 30
Elanus caeruleus
240px birds of maharashtra4
Oriental Honey-buzzard 65
Pernis ptilorhynchus
240px adult jerdon%27s baza
Jerdon's Baza 66
Aviceda jerdoni
Indian Spotted Eagle 67
Clanga hastata
Red-headed Vulture 68
Sarcogyps calvus
White-rumped Vulture 31
Gyps bengalensis
Indian Vulture 69
Gyps indicus
Crested Serpent-Eagle 19
Spilornis cheela
240px black chested snake eagle (circaetus pectoralis)
Short-toed Snake-Eagle 42
Circaetus gallicus
Black Baza 19
Aviceda leuphotes
240px elang perut karat by alimadura
Rufous-bellied Eagle 70
Lophotriorchis kienerii
Black Eagle 71
Ictinaetus malaiensis
49815252166 37842657db m
Booted Eagle 37
Hieraaetus pennatus
Crested Goshawk 72
Accipiter trivirgatus
240px shikra; accipiter badius 1
Shikra 73
Accipiter badius
6162194903 ceebb7ea23 m
Besra 61
Accipiter virgatus
240px accipiter nisus  in flight 8 4c
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 74
Accipiter nisus
40742112063 dea0efe88e m
Black Kite 75
Milvus migrans

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