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Common Pigeon

Common Pigeon

Common Pigeon (Rock Dove/ Feral, Rock, Blue Rock Pigeon); 33 cm
Local Name: Kabutar
Distribution: Widespread resident; unrecorded in parts of NW and NE subcontinent. Also occurs in Europe, Africa, W and E Asia
Conservation Status: Common
Location: village Shamlo Kalan, Julana, Jind, Haryana, Feb 2012

Grey Bushchat

Grey Bushchat

Grey Bushchat (F); 15 cm
Local Name: Jhaari Pidda
Distribution: Resident. Breeds in Himalayas and NE Indian hills; winters south to N Indian plains. Also occurs in China and SE Asia.
Conservation Status: Common
Location: Sarahan, Himachal Pradesh, Apr 2012

Grey-hooded Warbler

Grey-hooded Warbler

Grey-hooded Warbler; 10 cm
Local Name: Saleti-sir Keet Fuddki
Distribution: Resident. Himalayas and NE Indian hills. Also occurs in Myanmar
Conservation Status: Common
Location: Village Chindi, Himachal Pradesh, June 2012

Red-billed Chough

Red-billed Chough

Red-billed Chough (Chough); 37-39 cm
Local Name: Karnbhedi
Distribution: Resident. Mountains of W Pakistan and Himalayas. Moves lower in winter. Also occurs in Europe, Africa, W, C, N, E Asia.
Conservation Status: Less common
Location: Sarchu, Himachal Pradesh, Sept 2012

White-throated Kingfisher

White-throated Kingfisher

White-throated Kingfisher (White-breasted); 28 cm
Local Name: Safed Chhati Kilkila
Distribution: Abundant breeding resident throughout lowland parts of region.
Conservation Status: Common
Location: Bhambhewa Wetlands, Jind, Dec 2011