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  1. rylirk

    Water birds, Rajasthan India

    Fair enough! Have updated it to moorhen and struck the jacana from my life list ;)
  2. rylirk

    Water birds, Rajasthan India

    Here's the wider photo if it helps, with size comparison to a couple of red-wattled lapwings and a little cormorant. A little on the large side for moorhen too I think?
  3. rylirk

    Water birds, Rajasthan India

    From eBird data, the rails expected in the area would be common coot, common moorhen, grey-headed swamphen and white-breasted waterhen. I'm struggling to see Bird 1 as either Coot or Moorhen personally; I'm not at all familiar with the swamphen, but I can't find any pictures with plumage like...
  4. rylirk

    Water birds, Rajasthan India

    The photos are heavily cropped, so I can only make them larger artificially. See attached
  5. rylirk

    Water birds, Rajasthan India

    Another two dubious photos (there's always a chance that there's some clinching ID feature I don't know about ;) ) from Jodhpur, India in April 2011, in the vicinity of Mernagarh Fort. 1. No clue, Indian Spot-Billed Duck perhaps? Appreciate this may be un-IDable 2. I have this down as...
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