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Checklist S51618715

 
Location
Hoskote Lake, Bangalore Rural County, Karnataka, IN ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:04 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
10
Duration:
3 hour(s), 47 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 kilometer(s)
Observers:
AWC India List , Deepa Mohan List , GOPINATH RAMARAO List , Harish Chandra List , Krishna Murthy List , Praveen J , Vidhya Sundar List , Vinay Bharadwaj List , padma ramaswamy List , soundaryavalli Madhugiri List
Comments:
AWC Count
Submitted from eBird Android, version 1.9.5
Species
92 species (+9 other taxa) total
30
45
30
80
150
50
duck sp. Anatinae sp.
1
12
8
3
2
5
2

A male and a hepatic

5

All over the lake

3
9
8
10
59
3
87
14
22
9
peep sp. Calidris sp. (peep sp.)

In flight

4
2
13
1
Tringa sp. Tringa sp.

Green/Wood

1

In flight

75
ML135715111

© Vidhya Sundar

6
ML135715061

© Vidhya Sundar

23
80
16
ML135714951

© Vidhya Sundar

6
3
7
4
15
12
white egret sp. Ardea/Egretta/Bubulcus sp.
25
1

Juvenile

14
4
1

Flight and later seen feeding

1
2

Sitting together on a tree

1

Sitting on regular perch, seen soaring later

4
1
harrier sp. Circus sp.

Krishna saw one, probably a female/juvenile Montagu's

9
3
3
5
2
1
1

Call

2

Calls

9
3
1
shrike sp. Lanius sp.

Probably Long-tailed

2
9
4
16
1
1

Seen admist swallow flocks, well forked tail, dark brown upper parts, full brown breast band.
Photos taken. Almost certainly a bird that fits the regular Common Sand Martin seen in Hoskote


Using features documented in Chandran (2017) Identification of Sand Martins Riparia riparia in southern India Malabar Trogon 15(3): 27-27
This record has 71% match to Sand Martin features

1-Dark brown upperparts.
2-Strongly contrasting cheek patch.
3- Dark and contrasting breast band.
4- Tarsal feathering not more than half of the tarsus.
5- Uniformly pale chin and upper throat.
6- Dark brown head but eye surround.seem more obvious in some angles
7- Tail fork not assessable in the pix
5 out of 7 features are favourable to R. r. riparia

Also, see a previous record from the same site which has been assessed as a Sand Martin
https://ebird.org/india/view/checklist/S35434142

ML134779181

© Praveen J

ML134779191

© Praveen J

ML134779201

© Praveen J

Primary pattern and upper parts

ML134779211

© Praveen J

Along with Streak-throated Swallow

ML134779221

© Praveen J

ML134779231

© Praveen J

Lack of tarsal feathering behind the feet

ML134779241

© Praveen J

ML134779251

© Praveen J

ML134779591

© Praveen J

ML134779611

© Praveen J

250

Estimate

250

Estimate

50

Estimate

ML134779661

© Praveen J

6
10
3
5
4
4
Booted/Sykes's Warbler Iduna caligata/rama
11
12

Calling all over the place, not unusual for this site

2
8
1
4
3
4
3
3
3
6
11
5
5
5
12
10
3
2
7
1
5

NBR females

2
2
0
bird sp. Aves sp.
ML134763081

© Praveen J

Count walk path

Additional species seen by GOPINATH RAMARAO:
1
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
1
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
1
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
1
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
1
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
Additional species seen by AWC India:
1
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
1
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
1
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
1
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
1
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
Additional species seen by Deepa Mohan:
1
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
1
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
1
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
1
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
1
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
Additional species seen by Krishna Murthy:
1
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
1
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
1
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
1
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
1
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
Additional species seen by Vidhya Sundar:
1
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
1
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
1
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
1
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
Additional species seen by Vinay Bharadwaj:
1
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
1
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
1
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
1
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
1
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
Additional species seen by Harish Chandra:
1
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
1
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
1
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
1
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
1
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
Additional species seen by padma ramaswamy:
1
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
1
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
1
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
1
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
1
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
Additional species seen by soundaryavalli Madhugiri:
1
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
1
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
1
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
1
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
1
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes