there was a huge flock that kept flying and settling down in front of the car...The one i have posted wasn't the only one different. But some in the flock were definitely darker and a bit larger than the others. I will post another of a different bird which i thought looked a...
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?
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?
My first impression of the falcon was that it looked bigger than a Kestrel, but it flew away so fast that, that photo was all that I got of it. But when I looked at the photo I thought Kestrel.