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    Greater short toed lark or Sykes short toed lark?India

    Near Pune, Maharashtra, India. Dec 2020 Found in grasslands in a large flock of 100 or so. Was lighter in colour than the regular sykes. But is not that common this south. I think this is greater short toed. What do you guys think?
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    Birds from Nilgiris, South India

    Few birds from the Nilgiri hills in Southern India. 1) Some chat but cant find exact match in any of my books. Had a very prominent white wing patch. 2) No idea...Tickells Thrush? 3) Some flycatcher but very dark? 4)Juvenile blackbird? or some Thrush? 5) Streak throated or Scaly bellied? Thanks
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    Bird id Pune(India)

    Spotted on outskirts of Pune in Western India in Jan 2017. Initially thought it was some flycatcher, then thought it was a Petronia, then though warbler. Still not sure! Any ideads
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    Stonechat? Wheatear?

    Seen in Western India, Maharashtra. October 2016. In riverside fields.
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    Unidentified birds from the Himalayas

    3 more birds from around Darjeeling NE India. 2 warblers, presumably some Phylocoppus kinds Last was Thrush sized. (Sorry for pretty poor quality photo, was far in poor light) Help appreciated Cheers
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    3 birds from the himalayas

    Three unidentified birds from near Darjeeling North India. Height of around 8000 feet above sea level. 1st is some falcon 2nd is some gull(hadn't expected to see one there) 3rd is some finch is as much as I have been able to id. Help appreciated. Cheers
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    Which raptor- India

    Seen at Gir National park in Gujarat. October 2014. Bigger than Shikra, etc. Thanks
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    Lark india

    Malabar crested lark or oriental skylark Maharashtra,india
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    Warbler India

    I Just cannot identify warblers! This was spotted around Pune, Western India....... maybe a tickle's leaf warbler or a sulpher bellied warbler or something else! any ideas? Ams
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    some more indian birds

    all around pune,western maharashtra, India. 1) was soaring around some thermals... ? some falcon/ black shouldered kite 2&3) around a waterbody... there were loads of black kites in the area but this one looked different... is it just another black kite that is moulting or something else?
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    Id for some indian birds please

    All were taken around Pune, western India from nov to jan. 1) ? grey breasted prinia/whitethroat 2) ? puff throated babbler 3&4) ? blyth's reed warbler 5) ? spiderhunter
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    Raptor india

    This was near a river around outskirts of Pune,Maharashtra India. caused a flock of river terns and shelducks to rise up and fly. There were lots of black kites in the area but this one was larger and a bit different. Any idea?
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    India forest bird

    Saw this in an evergreen forest in Karnataka, South India. I think it is a Asian Fairy Bluebird. What do you guys think? Cheers
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    Accipiter India

    Not sure about this one despite ok pictures. I think it is a Besra sparrowhawk. What do you guys think? It was spotted in Karnataka, South India in an evergreen forest
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    ? Bonelli's eagles

    These were spotted on outskirts on pune, Maharashtra in India. They were quite large but light was really poor hence id was difficult. What do you think.
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