Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Birds of Chilika : Series 5



Small Kingfisher

Scientific Name: Alcedo atthis
Resident Bird of Chilika
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Occurrence at Chilika: Very Common

 Terek Sandpiper

Scientific Name: Calidris temminicki
Migrates from Siberia in Winters
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Occurrence at Chilika: Common across all the sectors
 Temminck's Stint
Scientific Name: Calidris temminicki
Migrates from Siberia in Winters
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Occurrence at Chilika: Common across all the sectors
 
Whiskered Tern
Scientific Name: Chlidonias hybridus
Resident Bird of Chilika along with migrating birds from other parts of the sub continent
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Occurrence at Chilika: Very Common and widespread presence throughout the year
White breasted Kingfisher

Scientific Name: Halcyon smyrnensis
Resident Bird of Chilika
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Occurrence at Chilika: Very Common

 White Wagtail
Scientific Name: Motacilla alba
Winter Visitor to the Chilka lake
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Occurrence at Chilika: Can be found out along the bunds
 Yellow Wagtail (Br)
Scientific Name: Motacilla flava

Winter Visitor to the Chilka lake
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Occurrence at Chilika: Can be found out along the bunds
Wood Sandpiper
 
Scientific Name: Tringa glareola
Migrates from Siberia in Winters
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Occurrence at Chilika: Common across all the sectors

Please note that not all the Pics have been actually shot at Chilika and is for academic purpose only.
 

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