Goa - Birding Trip

Bulbuls - Barbets and Babblers

23rd-30th January 2004

Red-whiskered Bulbul

The commonest bulbul. It was seen in all forested areas.

Photo - JER

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Crimson-fronted Barbet

Three were seen in the forest around Backwoods.

Photo - JER

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Puff-throated Babbler

These were usually seen in pairs shuffling through the leaf litter. We saw them in most forested areas.

Photo - DMF

Black Bulbul

We saw several small groups of these birds around Backwoods. They tended to perch high in the trees.

Photo - JER

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Coppersmith  Barbet

The commonest barbet though more often heard than seen.  It has a distinctive honking call.

Photo - MCC

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