Vol. 13. No. 2

CONTENTS

An annotated checklist of the birds of banj oak–chir pine forests in Kumaon, Uttarakhand
Ghazala Shahabuddin, Rajkamal Goswami & Munish Gupta

Observations on the breeding behaviour of the Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyurus at Belgaum, Karnataka, India
Niranjan Sant, V. D. Shelke & S. D. Shelke

A nest of the Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila hastata in Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park, Assam
Biswajit Chakdar, Hilloljyoti Singha, Manabendra Ray Choudhury & Panna Deb

Striated Heron Butorides striata: An addition to the avifauna of Jammu & Kashmir
Anuj Raina

Northern Long-eared Owl Asio otus in East Sikkim
Dibyendu Ash, Anupam Khanna & Hrishikesh Bagchi

Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus in the Andaman Islands
Bhanu Sridharan, Nitya Prakash Mohanty, Krishna Anujan & Swapna Nelaballi

A recent record of Rooks Corvus frugilegus from the Jammu plains, north-western India
Neeraj Sharma & Shakha Sharma

First record of Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata from Tamil Nadu, India
Vinoba Anand, Uday Kumar, Thangam V, Guru Guha Narayanan & K. Muthunarayanan

Occurrence of Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striata in Pearl Millet Pennisetum glaucum, and Sorghum Sorghum bicolor fields in Ajmer District, Rajasthan
Harkirat Singh Sangha

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos: A first record for Delhi NCR
Sheila Chhabra, Hemant Kirola & Nitu Sethi

Letters to the Editor

Snapshot sightings