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Brown Crake (Amaurornis akool - (Sykes) 1832)

2013-09-26
Brown Crake (Amaurornis akool - (Sykes) 1832)

Brown Crake (Amaurornis akool - (Sykes) 1832)


The Brown Crake (Amaurornis akool), or Brown Bush-hen, is a waterbird in the rail and crake family (Rallidae) found in South Asia. The brown crake is a very plain, dingy bird, its dark greenish-brown plumage being only slightly relieved by a white throat, and grey face, neck, breast, and belly; the legs are dull red, or in young birds reddish-brown. It feeds particularly on small animal life, and is not so much of a skulker as many of its tribe, (...)

Yellow-throated Bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus - (Jerdon) 1845)

2013-09-26
Yellow-throated Bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus - (Jerdon) 1845)Yellow-throated Bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus - (Jerdon) 1845)

White-browed Bulbul (Pycnonotus luteolus - (Lesson) 1841)

2013-09-26
White-browed Bulbul (Pycnonotus luteolus - (Lesson) 1841)White-browed Bulbul (Pycnonotus luteolus - (Lesson) 1841)

White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis - (Gould) 1836)

2013-09-26
White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis - (Gould) 1836)White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis - (Gould) 1836)

Square-tailed Bulbul (Hypsipetes ganeesa - Sykes 1832)

2013-09-26
Square-tailed Bulbul (Hypsipetes ganeesa - Sykes 1832)Square-tailed Bulbul (Hypsipetes ganeesa - Sykes 1832)

Painted Sandgrouse (Pterocles indicus - (Gmelin) 1789)

2013-09-26
Painted Sandgrouse (Pterocles indicus - (Gmelin) 1789)Painted Sandgrouse (Pterocles indicus - (Gmelin) 1789)

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus - Temminck 1825)

2013-09-26
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus - Temminck 1825)Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus - Temminck 1825)

Plum-headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala - (Linnaeus) 1766)

2013-09-26
Plum-headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala - (Linnaeus) 1766)Plum-headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala - (Linnaeus) 1766)

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis - (Pallas) 1764)

2013-09-26
Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis - (Pallas) 1764)Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis - (Pallas) 1764)

Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis - Brehm,CL 1831)

2013-09-26
Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis - Brehm,CL 1831)Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis - Brehm,CL 1831)