Thursday, September 4, 2008

Common tailorbird

Common tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius).

They feed on insects, fruits, berries, tiny seeds, and also sip nectar.

Blue tailed bee eater

Blue tailed bee eater (Merops philippinus).

They feed on bees, wasps, and hornets.

Yellow wattled lapwing

Yellow wattled lapwing (Vanellus malabaricus).

They feed on insects and other vertebrates.


Osprey (Pandion haliaetus).

They feed on fish.

Lesser sand plover

Lesser sand plover (Charadrius mongolus).

They feed on crustaceans, insects and annelid worms.

Common sandpiper

Common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos).

They feed on insects, crustaceans, and other invertebrates.

Small blue kingfisher

Small blue kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).

They feed mainly on fish.

Large pied wagtail

Large pied wagtail (Motacilla madaraspatensis).

They are insectivorous.

Barn swallows

Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica).

They feed on large flies and aphids.

Little egrets

Little egret (Egretta garzetta).

They feed on fish, crustaceans, amphibians, and insects.

Great egret

Great egret (Ardea alba).

They feed on fish, frog, and insects.

Oriental Darter

Oriental Darter or Snake Bird (Anhinga melanogaster).

They feed on fish, frogs, newts, snakes, insects, shrimps, molluscs.

Red wattled lapwing

Red wattled lapwing (Vanellus indicus).

They feed on ants, beetles, caterpillars, snails, and other invertebrates.

Greater Flamingo

Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus).

They feed on plankton, tiny fish, fly larvae, etc.

Black winged stilts

Black winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus).

They feed on aquatic insects, molluscs and crustaceans.