Vol. 14. No. 2

Date of publication: 28 March 2018

CONTENTS

True winter distribution of the Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus in India
R. Kannan, V. Santharam, Amrit Kannan & Vikas Madhav Nagarajan

Taxonomic updates to the checklist of birds of India and the South Asian region—2018
Praveen J., Rajah Jayapal & Aasheesh Pittie

Status of Greater Flamingos Phoenicopterus roseus in Kerala
C. P. Arjun & R. Roshnath

Confirmation records of Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos nanus from Bangladesh
A. M. Saleh Reza, Nazmul Kamal Rony, & Selina Parween

Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis at Corbett Tiger Reserve: A westward range extension into the western Himalaya and a first record for Uttarakhand and northern India
Manoj Sharma & Nayan V. Khanolkar

Two spring 2017 records of Short-tailed Shearwater Ardenna tenuirostris from Gujarat, with notes on its identification
Trupti Shah, Dhyey Shah, Jagdish Desai & Batuk Bhil

Correspondence
Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus congregating to feed on syrup of pearl millet Pennisetum glaucum flour and water, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis from Gaidahawa Lake, Rupandehi District, Nepal

Colour aberration in Black-headed Cuckoo-Shrike Lalage melanoptera

Possible nesting of Pacific Swift in the Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu in 1981

Whiskered Yuhina Yuhina flavicollis from Jammu and Kashmir, India

The first breeding record of Common Redshank Tringa totanus for Nepal

Malabar Whistling Thrush Myophonus horsfieldii feeding on a rat snake Ptyas mucosa

A colour aberrant Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis in Guwahati, Assam

A Falcated Duck Mareca falcata x Gadwall M. strepera hybrid at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl Bubo nipalensis feeding on Indian flying fox Pteropus giganteus

Roosting behaviour of Black Kites Milvus migrans on high-tension electrical cables

Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri hang-roosting

The Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus on Great Nicobar Island, India

Red-naped Shaheen Falco peregrinus babylonicus from Belgaum, Karnataka

Letters to the Editor

Snapshot sightings