THE CROC BANK BIRD SANCTUARY

The Croc Bank, with its water-bodies, ponds, large old trees and thick shrubs, is a veritable bird sanctuary with over 60 species seen and identified by knowledgeable bird-watchers. Below is a list, which is by no means comprehensive. If you see a species not included here, we would appreciate hearing from you, preferably with a photo of the bird.

SI. No BIRD NAMES
1 White Headed Babbler
2 Coppersmith Barbet
3 Blue tailed bee-eater
4 Small bee-eater
5 Red vented Bulbul
6 White browed bulbul
7 Red- Whiskered Bulbul
8 House Crow
9 Jungle Crow
10 Common Hawk Cuckoo
11 Indian Plaintive cuckoo
12 Spotted dove
13 Black drongo
14 Black Crowned night heron
15 Indian pond Heron
16 Common Iora
17 Pied Kingfisher
18 Small Blue Kingfisher
19 White throated kingfisher
22 Brahminy Kite
21 Black kite
22 White Bellied sea Eagle
23 Asian Koel
24 Red-wattled Lapwing
25 Common Myna
26 Eurasian golden oriole
27 Collared Scops Owl
28 Spotted Owlet
29 Plum headed Parakeet
30 Rose ringed parakeet
31 Oriental magpie Robin
32 Shikra
33 Loten’s Sunbird
34 Purple rumped sunbird
35 Ashy Wood Swallow
36 House Swift
37 Asian Palm Swift
38 Indian Treepie
39 White breasted waterhen
40 Lesser flameback woodpecker
41 Chestnut winged Cuckoo
42 Orange headed Thrush
43 Great Egret
44 Little egret
45 Cattle egret
46 Intermediate egret
47 Little Cormorant
48 Asian brown flycatcher
49 Asian Paradise flycatcher
50 Forest Wagtail
51 Yellow Wagtail
52 Small Minivet
53 Barn Owl
54 Indian Pitta
55 Dusky crag Martin
56 Greater Coucal
57 Collared Scops –Owl
58 Common Hoopoe
59 Common Tailorbird
60 Ashy Prinia
61 Slaty Legged Crake