Contents

Vol. 8 No. 6
Date of publication: 15 October 2013

Merlin
Brown Fish Owl
Woodchat Shrike

Notes on wintering Merlin Falco columbarius in the Little Rann of Kachchh, Gujarat
Prasad Ganpule & Nirav Bhatt

Status of Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus in Nepal
Hem Sagar Baral & Carol Inskipp

Notes on the breeding of the Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis
Raju Vyas, Kartik Upadhayay, Mital R. Patel, Rahul D. Bhatt & Pritesh Patel

Recovery of a Cory’s Shearwater Calonectris borealis from Thaikadapuram beach, Kasaragod district, Kerala
Praveen J., Muhamed Jafer Palot, & Dipu Karuthedathu

First record of Pallid Scops Owl Otus brucei in Rajasthan, India
Harkirat Singh Sangha & Surat Singh Poonia

Occurrence of Black-capped KingfisherHalcyon pileata in Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Anant Pande, Gaurang Patwardhan & Amol Kumbhar

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs, Brambling F. montifringilla, and Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella in Himachal Pradesh, India
Manoj Sharma, C. Abhinav & Devinder Singh Dhadwal

Sighting of Chinese Pond Heron Ardeola bacchus from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Samyak Kaninde

Chinese Pond Heron Ardeola bacchus in Rajasthan, India
Surat Singh Poonia, Manoj Sharma & Harkirat Singh Sangha

Mangrove Pitta Pitta megarhyncha from Sundarbans, West Bengal, India
Sujan Chatterjee

Record of a Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus from Nagpur, India
Kartik Shukul

Recovery of White Tern Gygis alba at Athirapilly, Kerala, India
Jayson E. A., Babu S. & Suresh K. Govind

Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator from Alibaug, Maharashtra: A first record for India
Parag S. Nandgaonkar

Snapshot Sightings

Letter to the Editor