Contents

CONTENTS

A bibliographic assessment of T. C. Jerdon’s Illustrations of Indian ornithology (1843–1847)
Aasheesh Pittie

Areas of avian richness across an urban-rural setting: A case study of selected water-bodies from Pune, Maharashtra, India
Pankaj Koparde & Ninad Raote

The Pallid Scops Owl Otus brucei in south-western India, with notes on its identification
Abhinand Chandran, Pamela C. Rasmussen, Shah Jahan & Praveen J.

Brood parasitic cuckoos and their hosts in Jahangirnagar University campus
Mominul Islam Nahid, Sajeda Begum & Mohammed Mostafa Feeroz

New records of Swinhoe’s Minivet Pericrocotus cantonensis, and Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus in Bengaluru city, Karnataka, India
Bhanu Sridharan, Ashwin Viswanathan, Deepthi Chimalakonda, Ramit Singal, S. Subramanya & Mike Prince

Wing-tagged Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila helica in the Little Rann of Kachchh, Gujarat, India
Harkirat Singh Sangha, Prasad Ganpule & Ninad Sharad Raote

Observations of some colour aberrations in birds seen in Gujarat
Rajni Trivedi

Blue-throated Bee-eater Merops viridis in Kerala: An escapee, or a wild vagrant?
Sasidharan Manekkara

Breeding season records of Pygmy Wren Babbler Pnoepyga pusilla from Uttarakhand, and a review of its status in north-western India

Puja Sharma & Gunjan Arora

A report of the Lesser Fish Eagle Icthyophaga humilis from Maharashtra, India
Gaurang G. Gowande, Pratik S. Joshi, Monish Dave, Shireesh Dharap & Anirudh Chaoji

Rock Bunting Emberiza cia: An addition to the birds of Gujarat
Rajni Trivedi

Recovery of a Red-footed Booby Sula sula from the Maharashtra coast, India
Amol Lopes & Raju Kasambe

Review
Letters to the Editor
Snapshot sightings