Contents

Observations of breeding of Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis in the rice paddies of Wayanad, Kerala
C. K. Vishnudas & N. V. Krishnan

Peculiar choice of nesting of Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus in an urban area in Mumbai, Maharashtra
Adithi Muralidhar & Sahas Barve

Nesting of Indian Black Ibis Pseudibis papillos on electricity pylons near Bikaner, Rajasthan
Harkirat Singh Sangha

Records of Grey-headed Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus, and Flame-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus gularis from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra
Prachi Mehta & Jayant Kulkarni

Sighting of Ringed Bar-headed Geese Anser indicus in Ujani Wetland, Maharashtra, India
Sudhakar Kurhade

Crested Hawk-eagle Nisaetus cirrhatus feeding on Madras Treeshrew Anathana ellioti
Vijay Sirdesai, Max Ali & M. S. R. Shad

Crested Hawk-eagle Nisaetus cirrhatus feeding on nilgai Boselaphus tragocamelus fawn carcass
Aditya Joshi & Raju Kasambe

Recent sightings of the Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii off the coast of Mumbai
Mohina Macker

A sighting of Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus near Mangalore, south-western India
Mital Patel

Range extension for the Orange-breasted Green-pigeon Treron bicinctus to western Uttarakhand, India
Monica Kaushik

John Henry Gould’s (1830—1855) ornithological collections from the Indian Subcontinent
Justin J. F. J. Jansen

Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat: a range extension
Prasad Ganpule

Occurrence of Yellow-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus in Yelagiri Hills, Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu
Kalai Mani A.

An instance of adult male Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus feeding a juvenile
Jainy Kuriakose

The House Sparrow Passer domesticus decline: Conservation tools emerge from a contrasting North American perspective
Douglas R. Leasure

Two letters from Allan Octavian Hume

Reviews

Letter to the Editor