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Chennai – Great habitat for Birding near Thiruporur

Updated: Mar 21, 2022

Birding Trip Report – Sunday 21-Feb-2021

KeyTerns curated a Birding Trip near Thiruporur. It was raining in the morning. Birders patiently waited for an hour. Rain stopped. With excellent weather, habitat, and the kind of Birds, we all had a great time. Sharing photos and a list of birds.

Birds Spotted During the 21-Feb-2021 Trip Near Thiruporur

10 Indian Peafowl 8 Grey Francolin 8 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 3 Spotted Dove 6 Laughing Dove (Little Brown Dove) 2 Greater Coucal (Southern) 1 Blue-faced Malkoha 1 Pied Cuckoo (Jacobin Cuckoo) 2 Grey-bellied Cuckoo 1 Common Hawk-Cuckoo 12 Asian Palm-Swift 3 Yellow-wattled Lapwing 8 Red-wattled Lapwing 1 Little Ringed Plover 1 Common Sandpiper 2 Whiskered Tern 2 Asian Openbill 1 Purple Heron 2 Intermediate Egret 6 Little Egret 10 Cattle Egret 3 Indian Pond-Heron 1 Osprey 2 Black-winged Kite (Black-shouldered Kite) 4 Shikra 1 Spotted Owlet 5 White-throated Kingfisher 2 Pied Kingfisher 3 Green Bee-eater 8 Blue-tailed Bee-eater 2 Indian Roller 1 Coppersmith Barbet 1 Black-rumped Flameback (Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker) 6 Rose-ringed Parakeet 2 Indian Golden Oriole 2 Common Woodshrike 4 Common Iora 6 Black Drongo 1 Indian Paradise-Flycatcher 1 Brown Shrike 3 Bay-backed Shrike 2 Rufous Treepie 4 House Crow 4 Large-billed Crow (Indian Jungle) 2 Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark (Ashy-crowned Finch-Lark) 4 Jerdon’s Bushlark 2 Common Tailorbird 3 Jungle Prinia 1 Plain Prinia 1 Blyth’s Reed Warbler 10 Red-vented Bulbul 8 Red-whiskered Bulbul 12 White-browed Bulbul 2 Lesser Whitethroat 10 Yellow-billed Babbler 10 Common Myna 4 Indian Robin 6 Pale-billed Flowerpecker 4 Purple-rumped Sunbird 2 Purple Sunbird

1 wagtail


2 Wood Sandpiper

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