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Common Name:Wood snipe
Latin Name:Gallinago nemoricola
The Wood Snipe (Gallinago nemoricola) is a species of snipe which breeds in the Himalayas of northern India, Nepal, Bhutan and southern China. In winter, it occurs at lower altitudes in the Himalayas, as a regular visitor in small numbers to north Vietnam. it also occurs as a vagrant in central and southern India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, north Thailand and Laos.
Common Name: Koel
Latin Name:Eudynamis honorata
The Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, the Cuculiformes. It is found in South Asia, China, and Southeast Asia. It forms a superspecies with the closely related Black-billed and Pacific Koels which are sometimes treated as subspecies. The Asian Koel is a brood parasite that lays its eggs in the nests of crows and other hosts, where the young are raised by the foster parents. They are unusual among the cuckoos in being largely frugivorous as adults.
Common Name: Hoopoe, having a beautiful crest erected at will
The Hoopoe (pronounced /ˈhuːpuː/), Upupa epops, is a colourful bird that is found across Afro-Eurasia, notable for its distinctive ‘crown’ of feathers. It is the only extant species in the family Upupidae. One insular species, the Giant Hoopoe of Saint Helena, is extinct, and the Madagascar subspecies of the Hoopoe is sometimes elevated to a full species.
Common Name:Hill bul- bul
Latin Name:Otocompsa jocosa
The Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) is a passerine bird found in Asia. It is a member of the bulbul family. It is a resident frugivore found mainly in tropical Asia. It has been introduced in many tropical areas of the world where populations have established themselves. It feeds on fruits and small insects and they conspicuously perch on trees and their calls are a loud three or four note call. The distinctive crest and the red-vent and whiskers makes them easy to identify. They are very common in hill forests and urban gardens within its range.
Common Name:Hair-crested king- crow
Latin Name:Chibia hottentota
உச்சிச்சூட்டுள்ள கரிக் குருவிவகை. (W.)
The Hair-crested Drongo or Spangled Drongo (Dicrurus hottentottus) is an Asian bird of the family Dicruridae. It is native from India and Bhutan throughIndochina to China, Indonesia, and Brunei (BirdLife International 2008). Hair-crested Drongos move in small flocks and are very noisy.
Common Name: Rose-coloured starling, found in flocks on the cholam fields,
Latin Name:Pastor roseus;
சோள வயலிற் கூட்டங்கூட்டமாகக் காணப்படும் குருவிவகை.
The Rosy Starling, or Rose-coloured Starling, Sturnus roseus is a passerine bird in the starling familySturnidae.The Rosy Starling is a bird of steppe and open agricultural land. In years when grasshoppers and other insects are abundant, it will erupt well beyond its core range, with significant numbers reaching France and the UK.
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