Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Valley School Birding--A Fotoblog.

Valley School is located off Kanakapura Road, a couple of kilometers inside from NH-209. The greenery is maintained by Valley school trust which is a positive sign. This place mainly attracts variety of birds and many birding enthusiasts. I have made countless birding trips to this place and it has never disappointed me. Below are some special resident birds of Valley school area.

Verditer Flycatcher.
Blue Bearded Bee Eater-- Record Shot.
White Cheeked Barbet.
Shikra--Juv.
White Browed Bulbul.
Indian Roller--Karnataka State Bird.
Shikra--peek-a-boo.
Tickell's Blue Flycatcher--highly active and bold.
Coppersmith Barbet.
Common Hawk Cuckoo-- Record shot.
Common Hoopoe--Bird with a crown.
White Shouldered Kite--Urban Raptor.
Ever thought why its called Black Shouldered Kite..? Here is the answer.
Common Tailor Bird.
Indian Grey Hornbill.
Golden Fronted Leaf Bird.
Golden Oriole.
Spotted Owlet--squinty.
White Naped Woodpecker.
Asian Paradise Flycatcher--male.
Asian Paradise Flycatcher--Juv.
Blue Faced Malkoha.
Pale Billed Flowerpecker.
Small Minivet.
Plenty of actions can be found during early morning. I have heard from many others, that there are mooted owls, peafowls, honey buzzards and many special birds. For birders it's a perfect birding path and for morning walkers it's a refreshing trail.