Contents

Vol. 8 No. 4
Date of publication: 26 July 2013

Andaman & Nicobar Is.
Sabine’s Gull
Red Phalarope

Tribal reserves, IBAs, and bird conservation: The unique case of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Pankaj Sekhsaria

Avifaunal diversity of Baisipalli Wildlife Sanctuary, Odisha, India
Sunit K. Das, Debi P. Sahoo, Nibedita Dash & Hemanta K. Sahu

Observations on the breeding of the Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus in Bhagalpur, Bihar, India
D. N. Choudhary, T. K. Ghosh, J. N. Mandal, Rahul Rohitashwa & Subhatt Kumar Mandal

Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus in Pong Dam, Himachal Pradesh, India
Devinder Singh Dhadwal

A photographic record of the White-winged Wood-duck Asarcornis scutulata from Pakke Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, India
K. Muthamizh Selvan, Salvador Lyngdoh, Bilal Habib & Gopi Govindan Veeraswami

Sabine’s Gull Xema sabini from Puthankadapuram, Kerala, India: a first record for South Asia
P. P. Sreenivasan, Praveen J., Mike Prince & Dipu Karuthedathu

Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicaria at Tal Chhapar, Churu district, Rajasthan: the fourth record for the Indian Subcontinent
Harkirat Singh Sangha, Manoj Sharma, Surat Singh Poonia, Sharat Sridhar, Gaurav Bhatnagar & Atul Jain

Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus at Sultanpur National Park, Haryana, India
Manoj Sharma, Harkirat Singh Sangha, Sharad Sridhar & C. Abhinav

Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicaria: An addition to the avifauna of Peninsular India
Tejinder Singh Rawal, Hemant Kumar & Kuldeep Shukla

First record of Rufous-throated Wren-babbler Spelaeornis caudatus from Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal, India
Biswapriya Rahut

Spot-bellied Eagle Owl Bubo nipalensis in northern Eastern Ghats, Andhra Pradesh, India
Sathyanarayana Srinivasan

The Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch Carpodacus pulcherrimus in Sangla Valley, Kinnaur district, Himachal Pradesh
Harkirat Singh Sangha, Somendra Singh & C. Abhinav

Snapshot Sightings

Letters to the Editor