BirdingASIA 15

BirdingASIA 15 June 2011: contents

  • First images in the wild of Blackthroat Luscinia obscura, Asia’s most enigmatic robin
    WEI QIAN & HE YI
  • First breeding record of the Drummer Rail Habroptila wallacii
    HANOM BASHARI & BAS VAN BALEN
  • Observations of a family of Red-legged Crake Rallina fasciata in Singapore
    FELIX WONG
  • Bird on the edge: can the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus be saved?
    DEBBIE PAIN, RHYS GREEN & NIGEL CLARK
  • Black-chinned Monarch Monarcha boanensis still survives on its tiny island home
    JAMES EATON
  • Kolyma delta, north-eastern Siberia, Russia: birding at the Arctic end of Asia
    JOCHEN TAMM
  • Brood-host record for Oriental (Sunda) Cuckoo Cuculus (saturatus) lepidus in the Cameron Highlands, Peninsular Malaysia
    DAVID BAKEWELL, LIM KIM CHYE & SHAHRUL ANUAR MOHD SAH
  • Notes on a new brood-host of Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris in the Thai-Malay Peninsula
    LIM KIM SENG
  • Notes on the behaviour and diet of Elegant Pitta Pitta elegans maria
    CHRIS GOODDIE
  • A wintering Chinese Crested Tern Sterna bernsteini in eastern Indonesia
    CRAIG ROBSON
  • Fruit orchards, farmers and birds: protecting the Vernal Hanging Parrots Loriculus vernalis of Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand
    KITTIPON BOURANASOMPOP & ROBERT DECANDIDO
  • White-throated Wren Babbler Rimator pasquieri: Vietnam’s rarest endemic passerine?
    JONATHAN C. EAMES & SIMON MAHOOD
  • Notes on the nesting of the Red-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis amictus in Peninsular Malaysia
    CON FOLEY & YONG DING LI
  • Bird observations in the south Moluccas, Indonesia, in 2009 with new migration, breeding and altitudinal records
    PETER S. LANSLEY, CHRIS LESTER & STUART DASHPER

ba15coverGrandala BirdingASIA 15 cover © Dhritiman Mukerjee


  • A description of the nest and eggs of Przevalski’s Redstart Phoenicurus alashanicus
    ANDREW DIXON, CARL ASHFORD & PAUL STAFFORD
  • First record of Long-billed Vulture Gyps indicus nesting on an electricity
    pylon, near Sri Dungargarh, Bikaner district, Rajasthan, India
    HARKIRAT SINGH SANGHA
  • Records of the Spot-bellied Eagle Owl Bubo nipalensis in Madhya
    Pradesh, India
    ANIRUDDHA MAJUMDER, K. SANKAR & B. R. SYKES
  • PHOTOSPOT Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD Silvery Pigeon Columba argentina on Simeuluë and the Batu islands, Sumatra, Indonesia
    JAMES EATON & JONATHAN ROSSOUW
  • Nepal Wren Babbler Pnoepyga immaculata: 25 years on
    SIMON HARRAP
  • A survey of the avifaunal diversity of Samanala Nature Reserve, Sri Lanka, by the Young Zoologists’ Association of Sri Lanka
    D. M. S. SURANJAN KARUNARATHNA, A. A. THASUN AMARASINGHE & IMESH NUWAN BANDARA
  • Nagaland: an enigma
    B.R. SYKES
  • COUNTRY FIRST: SRI LANKA Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo: first record for Sri Lanka
    MÅNS GRUNDSTEN
  • COUNTRY FIRST: VIETNAM First record of Japanese Grosbeak Eophona personata for Vietnam
    PETER BIJLMAKERS & HORST KOEHLER
  • COUNTRY FIRST: MONGOLIA Red-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus: first record for Mongolia
    RICHARD READING, AXEL BRÄUNLICH & HENRY MIX
  • COUNTRY FIRST: MONGOLIA Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus: first records for Mongolia
    RICHARD READING, STEPHEN HARRIS & AXEL BRÄUNLICH
  • COUNTRY FIRST: BHUTAN First record of Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus from Bhutan
    JOSH ENGEL

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