June 3rd, 2021

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Ten more birds that can be seen in and around Bangalore, all year round (in alphabetical order)

These birds are residents; that is, they can be found all year around, and are not winter migrants.

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Babbler, Yellow-billed


Wiki entry for Yellow-billed Babbler

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Coppersmith Barbet with its favourite figs, and at nest (they are primary nesters, which means they peck out nests in the trunks of trees....and mynahs, parakeets and pigeons often occupy the nest holes afterwards)

Wii entry for Coppersmith Barbet

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Coucal, Greater or Southern

Wiki entry for Southern Coucal

4.

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Drongo, Black, adult and juvenile

Wiki entry for Black Drongo


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Duck, Spot-billed, named because of the spot on their bills.


Wiki entry for Spot-billed Duck

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Cattle Egret, feeding, in breeding plumage, and the way they are usually seen among the cattle

Wiki entry for Cattle Egret

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White-throated (or White-breasted) Kingfisher, perching, and feeding

Wiki entry for White-breasted Kingfisher

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Brahminy Kite

Wiki entry for Brahminy Kite

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Owlet,Spotted

Wiki entry for Spotted Owlet

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Shikra (the male has red eyes and the female, orange..but otherwise they look alike)

Wiki entry for Shikra