Wednesday, 3 March 2010

31st January 2010 Little Rann of Kutch.

2 safari's today, including visiting the lake in the Little Rann. 6 Dalmatian Pelican, 200+ White Pelican, 250+ Lesser Flamingo, 150+ Greater Flamingo, 200+ Greylag Geese, 10 Shelduck, 40 Tufted Ducks, 150+ Demoiselle Cranes, 600+ Common Cranes, 1 Greater Sand Plover and 10 Marsh Sandpipers around the lake. 2 male Montagu's Harriers, 1 male Pallid Harrier, 1 Booted Eagle, 4 Indian Coursers and 2 Desert Warblers around the Rann. Desert Wheatear and Crested Lark a lot commoner in this area. Also seen - more Rufous-tailed Larks, Southern Grey Shrikes and Variable & Isabelline Wheatears.
The Pallid Scops Owl was showing much better than yesterday at the camp, plus a Short-toed Eagle over in the afternoon.

Crested Larks.

Demoiselle Cranes.

Desert Warblers.

Desert Wheatears.

Indian Courser.

Isabelline Wheatear.

Greater and Lesser Flamingo.

Pallid Scops Owl.

Rufous-tailed Lark.

Southern Grey Shrike.

Short-toed Eagle.
Variable Wheatear.

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