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Birds of Dandeli forest

The Dandeli forest in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka is a birder’s delight that offers rewarding sightings of a myriad of avian species.

 

An emerald dove perched on a birdbath in the Dandeli forest.
An emerald dove perched on a birdbath in the Dandeli forest. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A white-bellied blue flycatcher.
A white-bellied blue flycatcher. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A brown-cheeked fulvetta.
A brown-cheeked fulvetta. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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Oriental white-eyes taking their turn in the birdbath.
Oriental white-eyes taking their turn in the birdbath. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A Malabar pied hornbill in a eucalyptus tree.
A Malabar pied hornbill in a eucalyptus tree. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A blue-capped rock thrush.
A blue-capped rock thrush. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A velvet-fronted nuthatch hanging upside down to get at insects hiding behind the bark.
A velvet-fronted nuthatch hanging upside down to get at insects hiding behind the bark. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A Tickell’s blue flycatcher.
A Tickell’s blue flycatcher. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A white-bellied blue flycatcher.
A white-bellied blue flycatcher. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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An Indian yellow tit.
An Indian yellow tit. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A banded bay cuckoo.
A banded bay cuckoo. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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 A scarlet minivet.
A scarlet minivet. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A little spiderhunter.
A little spiderhunter. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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An Oriental magpie-robin.
An Oriental magpie-robin. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A warbler.
A warbler. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A Malabar trogan.
A Malabar trogan. Photo: Courtesy of Syamala Kumar
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A magnificent shama in her red and blue silken robe.
A magnificent shama in her red and blue silken robe. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A paradise flycatcher.
A paradise flycatcher. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A spotted dove.
A spotted dove. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A Malabar pied hornbill in flight.
A Malabar pied hornbill in flight. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A clutch of hornbills mudbathing in a freshly harvested field.
A clutch of hornbills mudbathing in a freshly harvested field. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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Scaly-breasted munias.
Scaly-breasted munias. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A Malabar giant squirrel.
A Malabar giant squirrel. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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The path leading to the Old Magazine House in the Dandeli forest.
The path leading to the Old Magazine House in the Dandeli forest. Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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