Checklist S24310100

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Owner Ragupathy Kannan

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With V J Rajan, V Santharam, Mrs. Gariyali, and about 30 Madras Naturalists' Society (MNS) members. It was an MNS meeting cum outing.

Observations

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    Details: several amidst a flock of about 6000 ducks of various species

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    Details: several seen amidst the multispecies raft of ducks

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  7. Number observed: 50

    Details: not an unusual number for such a huge lake and for this latitude.

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    Details: seen well by over 30 naturalists from the MNS

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    Details: scoped and seen well

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    Details: two nests, one in a banyan tree, the other entering the cornice under the asbestos roof of a disused cow-shed like building.

    Breeding Code: ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
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    Details: observed indulging in spectacular aerial display 100-150 feet up in the air

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    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Female 1
    Sex Unknown
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    Details: regular winter visitor to Chennai

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    Details: nests observed with 45x telescope; nesting in disused nest of a crow (?) atop a fan-palm tree; nesting material was fiber.

    Breeding Code: ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
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