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Chennai, a rate migratory Shore bird and much more..

Updated: Mar 21, 2022

Birdwatching near Marakkanam, Tamil Nadu, IN 27 Dec, 2020 8:06 AM – 11:06 AM Protocol: Traveling 2.0 kilometer(s) 60 species

A Group of 10 travelled in their cars and assembled near Marakkanam and started bird watching. The place was so nice, best for photography and birding. Today’s prize sighting is Grey-tailed Tattler (Tringa brevipes), considered to be rare in India.

Gray-tailed Tattler

Grey-tailed Tattler


Giving below other Birds' sighting lists.

  1. Grey Francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) 2

  2. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon)) 2

  3. Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis) 2

  4. Greater Coucal (Southern) (Centropus sinensis parrot) 1

  5. Pied Cuckoo (Jacobin Cuckoo) (Clamator Jacobins) 1

  6. Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) 1

  7. Asian Palm-Swift (Cypsiurus balasiensis) 12

  8. Black-bellied Plover (Grey Plover) (Pluvialis squatarola) 1

  9. Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) 12

  10. Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) 5

  11. Greater Sand-Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii) 1

  12. Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) 4

  13. Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata) 2

  14. Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) 1

  15. Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia) 1

  16. Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis) 1

  17. Wood Sandpiper (Tringa Glareola) 1

  18. Common Redshank (Tringa totanus) 2

  19. Brown-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus) 3

  20. Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) 2

  21. Great Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii) 5

  22. Asian Openbill (Anastomus oscitant) 2

  23. Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) 4

  24. Little Cormorant (Microcarbo niger) 3

  25. Great Egret (Ardea alba) 5

  26. Intermediate Egret (Ardea intermedia) 7

  27. Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) 4

  28. Western Reef-Heron (Western Reef-Egret) (Egretta gularis) 2

  29. Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) 2

  30. Indian Pond-Heron (Ardeola grayii) 7

  31. Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) 6

  32. Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) 1

  33. Shikra (Accipiter badius) 2

  34. White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) 8

  35. Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) 2

  36. Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis) 4

  37. Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis) 2

  38. Black-rumped Flameback (Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker) (Dinopium benghalense) 1

  39. Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri) 4

  40. Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) 4

  41. Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus) 1

  42. Rufous Treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) 4

  43. House Crow (Corvus splendens) 8

  44. Large-billed Crow (Indian Jungle) (Corvus macrorhynchos culminates) 2

  45. Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark (Ashy-crowned Finch-Lark) (Eremopterix griseus) 6

  46. Jerdon’s Bushlark (Mirafra affinis) 4

  47. Oriental Skylark (Alauda gulgula) 2

  48. Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius) 2

  49. Blyth’s Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum) 1

  50. Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) 4

  51. Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer) 6

  52. White-browed Bulbul (Pycnonotus luteolus) 2

  53. Yellow-billed Babbler (Turdoides affinis) 8

  54. Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) 5

  55. Purple-rumped Sunbird (Leptocoma zeylonica) 6

  56. Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus) 2

  57. White-browed Wagtail (Large Pied Wagtail) (Motacilla maderaspatensis) 4

  58. Richard’s Pipit (Anthus richardi) 1

  59. Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus rufulus) 1


 

Sighting of Shore Bird – Grey-tailed Tattler

 
 

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