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Lweshal, Nayeli

Owner Ramnarayan K

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Birding from a roof with a clear view on most sides - overlooking cultivated and fallow farms and orchards. Towards one side a kind of shallow moist ravine with a fairly dense clump of trees which included Chir Pine (Pinus roxburghii) and some evergreens.
Orchards included Pear, peach and other fruiting trees.
Altitude 1450 m (asl)
Weather - clear, sunny no to little wind / breeze
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  1. Number observed: 3
  2. Number observed: 2
  3. Number observed: 2
  4. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Song heard

  5. pigeon/dove sp.

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: Most probably Oriental Turtle Dove, will confrm after listening to some vocalizations that were recorded

  6. Number observed: 2
  7. Number observed: 2
  8. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Two birds seen and heard calling. Pictures taken and will be shortly uploaded. From discussions known to be a fairly common presence in this area

  9. Number observed: 2
  10. Number observed: 1
  11. woodpecker sp.

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: Heard from the vicinity of the forest patch

  12. Number observed: 5
  13. Number observed: 3
  14. Number observed: 2
  15. Number observed: 2
  16. drongo sp.

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: Seen flying, unsure if Ashy Drongo or Black Drongo

  17. Number observed: 2
  18. Number observed: 2
  19. Number observed: 1
  20. Number observed: 4

    Comments: Two close by, calls recorded and two in high flyover

  21. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Call / Song heard

  22. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Both seen and heard singing as well

  23. Number observed: 2
  24. Number observed: 2
  25. Number observed: 5
  26. Number observed: 4

    Comments: of these two were also seen been affected by the presence of the Long-tailed Shrike chasing the Shrike away, though no nest was observed. They chased the shrike away in the company of the more vocal Himalayan Bulbuls

  27. Number observed: 2

    Comments: The two were observed multiple times and in on instance were seen to be greatly distressed by the presence of a Long-tailed Shrike. Alarm call vocalization was followed by a small group of bulbuls chasing the shrike away and even driving it to the ground before the shrike made off for a nearby wire.

  28. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Calls heard and recorded, probably more than 2 but unsure because of overlapping and noisy calls of the White-crested laughingthrush

  29. Number observed: 2
  30. Number observed: 9

    Comments: Noisy flock - atleast 9 were seen but highly like to have been more. They seemed to be present in all directions and were highly voluble and the predominant sounds in the bird sounds landscape. Making a variety of calls.

  31. Number observed: 2
  32. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Observed to be carrying food and also observed to not like the presence of two Large-billed crows

  33. Number observed: 2
  34. Number observed: 2

    Comments: One male seen and heard singing, another seen (Sex unsure)

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Sex Unknown 1
  35. Number observed: 3

    Comments: Singing Male, female and Juvenile (seen making a single note call and being fed by the male)

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Female 1
    Sex Unknown 1
  36. Number observed: 4
  37. Number observed: 5

    Comments: Mostly females, maybe an odd juvenile or immature bird

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