Group Birds

Indian Pitta

Indian Pitta – Pitta brachyura

Indian Pitta is a colorful bird from the Pittidae family, found in many parts of India. Probably it is the only common Pitta bird seen in Kerala. The above photo of the Indian Pitta was taken from Periyar Widlife Sanctuary…

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Little Cormorant

Little Cormorant

Little Cormorant is one of the cormorant species found in Kerala. This waterbird can be seen in groups or in single around water bodies. Here are some photos of the bird I have taken…

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White Browed Wagtail - Motacilla maderaspatensis

White-browed Wagtail

Here I am sharing some pictures of the White-browed Wagtail taken from different regions. It resembles Oriental Magpie Robin, but the latter belongs to Flycatcher family (Muscicapidae) and is more common here.

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Sri Lankan Frogmouth

Sri Lanka Frogmouth

Sri Lanka Frogmouth also known as Ceylon Frogmouth is a bird from the Podargidae family (frogmouths).These are usually found in forests only, mainly the Western Ghats of Kerala. Since it is nocturnal, and due to the efficient camouflaging, it is…

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Rufous Woodpecker

Rufous Woodpecker

Rufous Woodpecker is a brown colored woodpecker from the family Picidae. It is found in many parts of Asia, especially South and South East, including India. In Kerala, it is found in forested areas.

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Pale Billed Flowerpecker

Pale-Billed Flowerpecker

Pale-Billed Flowerpecker is small bird about the size of a sunbird and is one of the three main species of Flowerpeckers found in Kerala. The other two are Nilgiri Flowerpecker and Thick-Billed Flowerpecker. The photo was taken from my home…

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Rufous Treepie - Birds of Kerala

Rufous Treepie – Dendrocitta Vagabunda

Rufous Treepie is a common bird from the crow family Corvidae. Their distribution range include most of the India, parts of south and south-east Asia including Thailand and Cambodia. Rufous Treepie is one of the two species of treepies found…

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