October 22nd, 2010

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Kabini...some of the birds

We sighted an impressive 108 species of birds in the 2 days at Kabini....let me start with a visitor to our shores, which does an amazing feat of travelling, the

BARN SWALLOW:


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There will be more of this bird later in the post, which contains

LOTS of birds, see at leisure only....

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How I wish I could have photographed all the other birds (total of 108 species!) that we saw....but at least, though the light was fading, I got an SMS of the fastest bird in the world, the majestic


SHAHEEN (PEREGRINE) FALCON:

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You can see the bird list


here

What a wonderful and productive trip! Next up, butterflies, mammals, and others....and I'll do a people post after that...by the time I finish all these, I'm sure to have gone on the next birding trip, too!