Vol 14. No.5

Vol. 14. No. 5

Population assessment of Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyurus around Belgaum, Karnataka, and notes on its breeding
Niranjan Sant, Achal Charantimath, Rahul Khanolkar, Vidhyadhar Shelke & Shridhar Shelke

Notes on six rare avian visitors to Pong Lake, Himachal Pradesh
C. Abhinav, Devinder Singh Dhadwal & Mukesh Dhiman

Notes on the breeding of the Laggar Falcon Falco jugger
Amith Rao & Kushal R. Adaki

Birds of Afghanistan: Species not recorded in the ‘Indian Subcontinent checklist’
Praveen J.

Fork-tailed Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus dicruroides in Rajasthan, with notes on its identification
Mittal Gala & Shasank Ongole

Swinhoe’s Minivet Pericrocotus cantonensis in Gujarat
Irshad N. Theba, Ankita K. Patel & Naushad N. Theba

Damage to paddy Oryza sativa by Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus near Chulannur Peafowl Sanctuary, Kerala, India
Suresh K. Govind & E. A. Jayson

Correspondence
Rufous, and grey-brown morphs of Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia from Madras Christian College, Tamil Nadu, south-eastern India
S. Sangeeth Sailas & M. Karthikayan

Records of Grey-necked Bunting Emberiza buchanani from Uttarakhand
Manoj Sharma

Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis, and Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola in the Andaman Islands
Gokulakrishnan G., C. Sivaperuman & Minakshi Dash

Vol. 14. No. 4

Vol. 14. No. 4

A comparative study of mixed-species bird flocks in shaded coffee plantation and natural forest in Wayanad, Kerala
Karthika Chandran & Vishnudas C. K.

Notes on field identification, vocalisation, status, and distribution of Large Blue Flycatcher Cyornis magnirostris and Hill Blue Flycatcher Cyornis banyumas whitei in north-eastern India
Pritam Baruah, Shashank Dalvi & Binanda Hatibaruah

Pale Rosefinch Carpodacus stoliczkae in Turtuk, Jammu & Kashmir: An addition to the birds of the Indian Subcontinent
Rahul Sharma & Khushboo Sharma

Rediscovery of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea in Sri Lanka after 40 years
T. W. Ravi Darshana

Correspondence: A colour-aberrant Indian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi from Ahmednagar, Maharashtra
Hitesh Oberoi, Onkar Ingale, Onkar Bedre & Yuvraj Navle

Notes on the breeding of the Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
Reshma Solanki, Kartik Upadhyay, Mital R. Patel, Rahul D. Bhatt& Raju Vyas

Correspondence
Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris hunts an adult Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
Naman Goyal & Akanksha Saxena

Noteworthy records from Virajpet, Kodagu District, Karnataka
Bishan C. Monnappa & Santhosh Kumar P.

Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Vijaykumar Krishnamurthy

Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus at Dighal, Haryana, India
Rakesh Ahlawat

Additions to the birds of prey of Great Nicobar Island, the Andaman & Nicobar archipelago, India
Niranjan Sant, Vikram Sheel & Suyog Ghodke

‘White-cheeked’ Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus salangensis in central India
Aman Williams & Himanshu Yadav

Vivid Niltava Niltava vivida in the Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh
Rahul Kumar, Swapnanil Borah, Mridul Mazinder Baruah & Ravi Mekola

White-naped Tit Machlolophus nuchalis in Haryana
Rakesh Ahlawat, Chetna Sharma & Sonu Dalal

Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis in Jawai Dam, Pali District, western Rajasthan
Omveer Dhawal & Krishnapal Parangi

Spot bellied Eagle Owl Bubo nipalensis in Vidarbha region, Maharashtra, India
Kapish Rai

Karnataka checklist: Corrections and additions
Praveen J., S. Subramanya & Vijay Mohan Raj

Letters to the Editor:
Red-tailed Wheatears in the Delhi National Capital Region (NCR)
Bill Harvey & Sudhir Vyas

On Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera building its own nest, in Mori (2018)
S. Subramanya

Vol. 14. No. 3

Vol. 14. No. 3

Hornbill Watch: A citizen science initiative for Indian hornbills
Aparajita Datta, Rohit Naniwadekar, Manisha Rao, Ramki Sreenivasan & Vikram Hiresavi

The status of the Black-rumped Magpie Pica (pica) bottanensis in India
Robert P. Prŷs-Jones & Pamela C. Rasmussen

Ethno-ornithology of Karen and Ranchi inhabitants of the Andaman Islands: An annotated checklist of local names and etymology
Nitya Prakash Mohanty & Rohit Chakravarty

Rusty-rumped Warbler Locustella certhiola at Pong Lake, Himachal Pradesh: An addition to northern Indian avifauna
C. Abhinav

Yellow-browed Bunting Emberiza chrysophrys in the Sundarbans: An addition to the avifauna of South Asia
Soumya Kundu & C. Abhinav

Chestnut-flanked White-eye Zosterops erythropleurus from the Mishmi Hills: An addition to the avifauna of South Asia
Peter Lobo, Christopher V. Kehoe, Paul C. Thomason, Michael C. Stocker, June E. Watt, Bukey Rai & Rabi Mekhola

Rediscovery of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea on the coast of West Bengal, India
Apurba Chakraborty, Sayan Tripathi & Bidyut B. Bhattacharya

Sighting of ‘Ehrenberg’s Redstart’ Phoenicurus p. samamisicus in Thol Bird Sanctuary, Gujarat, India
Hardik Bhatt

Correspondence
Breeding of Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus in Bharathapuzha River Basin, Kerala, India

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea hunts a lark

Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera nesting on an electricity pylon

Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana in Kerala: An addition to avifauna of Indian mainland

Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris in Anini, Arunachal Pradesh

Sighting of Fire-capped Tit Cephalopyrus flammiceps in Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra

Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda extinguishing and swallowing lamp wick

Sighting of Northern Long-eared Owl Asio otus in the Teesta grasslands, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Jerdon’s Bushlark Mirafra affinis in Midnapore, West Bengal

Postcard from Singapore

Book review

Snapshot sightings

Vol. 14. No. 2

Vol. 14. No. 2

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