Trip Details

Lourd Mata Mandir
Tarun Balpande
Trip Date:
Jul 13, 2013 From 09:00 am To 10:00 am
Total Species Seen:
while birding at Lourd mata Mandir , Nagpur saw two Indian grey hornbill feeding on papita tree (Carica papaya)leaves. For five to seven minutes they fed on same tree then one of them choose another papaya tree. After discussion with Dr. Raju kasambe sir he told me he saw IGH feeding on Maharukh (Ailanthus excelsa ) and neem tree (Azadirachta indica). Both tree leafs are look alike . Observed these IGH for 20 minutes feeding on Papaya leaf.

Bird's list for the trip

  • Birds of Prey

    • Oriental Honey-buzzard
  • Pigeons, Doves

    • Laughing Dove
    • Spotted Dove
  • Parakeets

    • Rose ringed Parakeet.
  • Owls, Nightjars

    • Collared Scops Owl
  • Kingfishers

    • White-breasted Kingfisher
  • Bee-Eaters

    • Green Bee-eater
  • Hornbills

    • Grey Hornbill
  • Shrikes, Orioles, Drongos

    • Black Drongo
  • Starlings (Mynas)

    • Brahminy Starling
    • Common Myna
  • Ioras, Leafbirds, Bulbuls

    • Red-vented Bulbul
  • Babblers

    • Jungle Babbler
  • Flycatchers

    • Asian Paradise-flycatcher
    • Tickell's Blue Flycatcher
  • Chats, Thrushes

    • Indian Robin
    • Oriental Magpie Robin
  • Sparrows, Buntings

    • House Sparrow