Goa - Birding Trip

Waterbirds

23rd-30th January 2004

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Purple Swamphen

Although abundant at Carambolim Lake, we did not see them anywhere else.

Photo - JER

Bronze-winged Jacana

Another speciality of Carambolim Lake; about twenty birds were present.

Photo - JER

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Lesser Whistling Duck

About 100 birds were seen at Carambolim Lake.  Not seen elsewhere.

Photo - JER

Open-billed Stork

18 birds were present at the paddyfields adjacent to Carambolim Lake.

Photo - MCC

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Indian Pond Heron

Common wherever there was water. This photo was taken from the hotel balcony.

Photo - JER

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Cattle Egret

Common wherever there were cattle.

Photo - MCC

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Intermediate Egret

Another photo taken from the balcony of our room at the Beira Mar Hotel

Photo - JER

Spoonbill

Single bird with Black-headed Ibises at Chorao Island.

Photo - JER

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Black-headed Ibis and Great Egret

A group of ten Black-headed Ibises were seen near Chorao Island.

Photo - JER

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