Back from Sattal – Pangot birding trip

Back from Sattal-Pangot, Uttarakhand trip – a group of 5 enthusiastic birders. This can be easily classified as Mecca for birders. Here’s the list of species we could see. Not all could be photographed by all of us. But it was a wonderful experience.

Khaneez Pheasant

This is Khaliz Pheasant, my most coveted one. More will be processed in the coming days.

1.Ashy Drongo (Dicrurus leucophaeus)
2.Asian Brown Flycatcher (Muscicapa latirostris)
3.Asian Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi)
4.Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
5.Bar-tailed Tree-creeper (Certhia himalayana)
6.Black Bulbul (Hypsipetes leucocephalus)
7.Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
8.Black-headed Jay or Lanceolated Jay (Garrulus lanceolatus)
9.Black-rumped Flameback (Dinopium benghalense)-Lesser Goldenback
10.Black-throated Bushtit (Aegithalos concinnus)
11.Black-throated Thrush (Turdus atrogularis)
12.Blue Whistling Thrush (Myophonus caeruleus)
13.Blue-capped Rock Thrush (Monticola cinclorhynchus)
14.Blue-throated Barbet (Megalaima asiatica)
15.Blue-winged Siva (Minla cyanouroptera)
16.Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker (Dendrocopos nanus)
17.Brown-fronted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos auriceps)
18.Cheer Pheasant (Catreus wallichii)
19.Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch (Sitta cinnamoventris)
20.Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush (Monticola rufiventris)
21.Common Chiffchaff(Phylloscopus collybita)
22.Common Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica)
23.Common Green Magpie (Cissa chinensis)
24.Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)
25.Crested Kingfisher (Megaceryle lugubris)
26.Dark-sided Flycatcher (Muscicapa sibirica)
27.Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
28.Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos macei)
29.Great Barbet (Megalaima virens)
30.Great Tit (Parus major)
31.Greater Flameback (Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus )
32.Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha)
33.Green-backed Tit (Parus monticolus)
34.Grey Bush Chat (Saxicola ferreus)
35.Grey Treepie or Himalayan Treepie(Dendrocitta formosae)
36.Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher
37.Grey-hooded Warbler (Phylloscopus xanthoschistos)
38.Grey-winged Blackbird (Turdus boulboul)
39.Himalayan Black-lored Tit(Parus xanthogenys)
40.Himalayan Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucogenys)
41.Himalayan Flameback (Dinopium shorii)
42.Himalayan Woodpecker (Dendrocopos himalayensis)
43.House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
44.Kalij Pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos)
45.Koklass Pheasant (Pucrasia macrolopha)
46.Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus remifer)
47.Orange-headed Thrush (Geokichla citrina)
48.Oriental Turtle Dove or Rufous Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)
49.Oriental White-eye (Zosterops palpebrosus)
50.Plumbeous Water Redstart (Rhyacornis fuliginosa)
51.Plum-headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala)
52.Red Avadavat, Red Munia
53.Red-billed Blue Magpie (Urocissa erythrorhyncha)
54.Red-billed Leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea)
55.Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)
56.Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer)
57.Rufous Sibia (Heterophasia capistrata)
58.Rufous-bellied Woodpecker (Dendrocopos hyperythrus)
59.Rufous-naped Tit (Periparus rufonuchalis)
60.Russet Sparrow (Passer rutilans)
61.Scaly Thrush (Zoothera dauma)
62.Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus speciosus)
63.Siberian Stonechat or Asian Stonechat (Saxicola maurus)
64.Slaty-headed Parakeet (Psittacula himalayana)
65.Small Minivet (Pericrocotus cinnamomeus)
66.Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis)
67.Spotted Forktail (Enicurus maculatus)
68.Spot-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas melanozanthos)
69.Streaked Laughingthrush (Trochalopteron lineatum)
70.Striated Laughingthrush (Garrulax striatus)
71.Sulphur-bellied Warbler (Phylloscopus griseolus)
72.Ultramarine Flycatcher or the White-browed Blue Flycatcher (Ficedula superciliaris)
73.Verditer Flycatcher (Eumyias thalassinus)
74.Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon or Kokla Green Pigeon (Treron sphenurus)
75.White-capped Water Redstart (Chaimarrornis leucocephalus)
76.White-tailed Nuthatch (Sitta himalayensis)
77.White-throated Fantail (Rhipidura albicollis)
78.White-throated Laughingthrush (Garrulax albogularis)
79.Yellow Wagtail
80.Yellow-crowned Woodpecker (Dendrocopos mahrattensis)
81.Yellow-throated Sparrow or Chestnut-shouldered Petronia (Petronia xanthocollis)

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