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Birding at Bhandup pumping station.

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  • avinash bhagat
    Hello Folks.. Today morning visited Bhandup pumping station while coming back from night shift. sighted following birds there. Lesser flamingo - 4 Eurasian
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 29 8:52 PM
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      Hello Folks..

      Today morning visited Bhandup pumping station while coming back from
      night shift.
      sighted following birds there.

      Lesser flamingo - 4
      Eurasian spoonbills - 35 to 40
      Painted stork - 7 to 8
      Black and Brown headed gulls - 50+
      Black headed ibis
      Common redshank
      Common sandpiper
      wood sandpiper
      Black winged stilt
      Little stint
      Purple heron
      Grey heron
      Indian pond heron
      Little egret
      Intermediate egret
      Little cormorant
      Spot billed duck
      Red wattled lapwing
      White breasted waterhen
      Gull billed tern
      Black kite
      Osprey
      Eurasian marsh harrier
      Long tailed shrike
      Eurasian golden oriole
      Black drongo
      Rosy starling
      Asian pied starling
      Common myna
      Wire tailed swallow
      Red whiskered bulbul
      Red vented bulbul
      White eared bulbul
      Ashy prinia
      Plain prinia
      Common tailorbird
      Blyths reed warbler
      Yellow eyed babbler
      Common babbler
      Purple rumped sunbird
      Red avadavat
      Scaly breasted munia
      Baya weaver
      Rose ringed parakeet
      White throated kingfisher
      Green bee eater
      Spotted dove
      Laughing dove.

      Regards,
      Avinash Bhagat.
      9892061899
    • Javed Ahmed
      Avinash, That s an impressive number, both in terms of species and quantity! It s fascinating how nature manages to hold on ever so tenaciously to the last
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 1, 2012
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        Avinash,
        That's an impressive number, both in terms of species and
        quantity!
        It's fascinating how nature manages to hold on ever so
        tenaciously to the last remaining wild patches which the "maximum city" can
        afford it!
        Keep up the good work,
        Sincerely,
        Javed Jameer Ahmed.


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