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Bannerghatta Zoo area...and the bandh...

Jai and Nayan wanted a quick trip to the Bannerghatta Zoo area, so I went along....here's my highlight of the day, a

LOTEN'S SUNBIRD

calling with that disproportionately large, curved beak:





Other pictures (none very good, I'm afraid!) are

here


What was to be a quick trip became a very long one when people used the excuse of the Bangalore Bandh to burn old tyres, and block off the road, making us take small side roads, and causing huge traffic jams:

To see this, and an accident that had happened on the Bannerghatta-Kaggalipura Road, click



here




Babbler, Jungle
Babbler, Scimitar
Barbet, Coppersmith
Barbet, Small Green
Bee-eater, Small Green
Bushchat, Pied
Buzzard, Oriental Honey
Coucal, Greater
Crow, House
Crow, Jungle
Drongo, Ashy
Drongo, Black
Drongo, White-bellied
Egret, Little
Flycatcher, Asian Paradise
Flycatcher, White-browed Fantail
Flycatcher, Tickell's Blue
Francolin, Grey
Grebe, Little
Heron, Pond
Kingfisher, Common
Kingfisher, Pied
Kite, Black
Kite, Brahminy
Koel, Asian
Lapwing, Red-wattled
Leafbird, Golden-fronted
Munia, Scaly-breasted
Mynah, Common
Mynah, Jungle
Prinia, Ashy
Robin, Indian
Robin, Oriental Magpie
Shikra
Shrike, Brown
Sunbird, Loten's
Sunbird, Purple
Sunbird, Purple-rumped
Wagtail, Grey
Wagtail, Pied
White-eye, Oriental

Tags: bannerghatta, birding, list, photography, video, weekend, zoo
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