Birds seen on Tuesday and Wednesday 6-7 March, 2012 during periods 1,3,4,5
(MS Rock and Organic Garden and MS Field)
Indian house crow
Brahminy myna / Brahminy startling
Yellow-footed green pigeon
Laughing dove (Little brown dove)
Eurasian collared dove
Asian pied starling
Oriental white eye
Added: Monday 12 March
Oriental magpie robin
Brown-headed barbet (heard not seen)
Added 21 March 2012
1) How many kinds of bird do you observe on the school campus—specify the periods of observation? Where do you see the various species—make a map. What activities are the observed birds engaged in during your observations?
2) How many active nests can you find on the campus? Which species most commonly nests on campus? Describe each nest including location and construction. Describe any bird activity by the adults or young.
3) What are the different vocalizations you can distinguish (record) from at least two different species (suggested: Common myna, Indian house crow)? What behaviors seems to accompany the various calls?
4) After observing birds, what questions do you have?