Contents

Vol. 2 No. 1. January—February 2006
Date of publication: 17 March 2006

Notes on the breeding of the Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila hastata
A.Shivprakash, K.R. Kishen Das, Thejaswi Shivanand, T. Girija & A. Sharath

Birding in the Saryu-Ramganga river valleys (1,500-4,133 m), Kumaon Himalayas
Arun P. Singh

Changing nest site preference for holes in earth cuttings in Spotted Owlet Athene brama
Satish Pande, Amit Pawashe, M.N. Mahajan & Anil Mahabal

Some interesting bird records from Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Anand Prasad

Sighting of a Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus in Rangareddi district, Andhra Pradesh, India
J. Pranay Rao

The Lesser Florican Sypheotides indica in Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh, India
K.S. Gopi Sundar

Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla in Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, Chandigarh, northern India
Arun P. Singh

Interaction of Indian White-backed Vulture Gyps bengalensis with wild dog Cuon alpinus in Kanha National Park
Ravi Shanker Kanoje

Himalayan (White-tailed) Rubythroat Luscinia pectoralis at Londa, Karnataka, a deletion
Anand Prasad

Sighting of Crested Tree-Swift Hemiprocne coronata in north Gujarat
Himani K.P. Kala, Justus Joshua & S.F. Wesley Sunderraj

Bar-headed Geese Anser indicus at Walayar dam, Kerala, India
Praveen J. & R.J. George

Sighting of Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura in north Gujarat
Himani, K.P. Kala, Justus Joshua, Jagadeesh, M. Menon & S.F. Wesley Sunderraj

Nest structure variation in Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius in Kutch, Gujarat
J.K. Tiwari & Anupama

Nesting of Plum-headed Parakeet Psittacula cyanocephala in a building
Taej Mundkur

Birds of Sirumalai, Tamil Nadu
V. Narayana Swami

The birds at home
Pragati Nayak

Can we augment the Important Bird Area concept in India? The role of large landholdings outside Protected Areas
Lt. General Baljit Singh

Recoveries from the Newsletter for Birdwatchers (1964) — 9
Zafar Futehally

First South Indian Bird Watcher’s Fair
Aasheesh Pittie