Here's a bird-list which he apparently sent the birdwatching egroup on April 1, 2000:
A chucklist of birds typically seen in April
In the woods of the Western Ghats one gets to see the
If you are really lucky you may get to see
In the wetlands one may get to see some of the late staying
Pint-aled Ducks and
You may also get to see some of the resident
Whistling Tools and
In the large rivers one gets to see the
Sneak Birds fishing by sneaking up to fishes
and the Brown-headed gals with the mirrors flying along with whiskered
Sometimes one gets to see the Block-headed gals without the mirrors.
Some of the bards in danger are the Spot-billed Bellycans
Painted Strokes and Glassy-eyed Ibis.
On the open lands one sees the
and Yellow-bottled Lapwings.
My thanks to many beard-watchers for their observations used in preparing
notably Emby Crush, S.Supermania, Jay N. Pressured ,U.K.Hurricane, M.S.Giant
I just *love* this list. Each time I read, a different name sets me laughing uncontrollably!
Update: there was a report from Bngbirds about a Wholly Naked Stork, and a friend of mine remarked about the Blue Moron butterfly...Also on INW, I have seen photos of a herd of clouds, a Wild Bore, and so the list goes...