Couple of bird sighting experiences & bird sighting checklist at Forest Hut...
Black-Crowned Night Heron
The Black-Crowned Night Heron, is a medium-sized heron found throughout a large part of the world, including parts of Eurasia and America. They primarily eat small fish, leeches, frogs, other amphibians, snakes, small mammals, small birds, eggs, carrion.
The Killdeer is a large plover found in the Americas. It primarily feeds on insects, although other invertebrates and seeds are eaten.
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Common Tiger Butterfly
The Common Tiger is one of the most common butterfly in India.
The Northern Red Snapper is a species of marine ray-finned fish. native to the western Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, where it inhabits environments associated with reefs. This species is sought-after as a game fish. They feed on a variety of smaller fishes, crustaceans, and mollusks, which they find in flat bottom areas adjacent to the reefs. Vulnerable.
The Mourning Dove is a member of the dove family. It is one of the most abundant and widespread species of all North American birds. This species' call is a distinctive, plaintive cooOOoo-wooo-woo-woooo.
The Lilac-breasted Roller is an African bird of the roller family. The diet of the lilac-breasted roller consists of arthropods and small vertebrates, including ground-dwelling insects, spiders, scorpions, centipedes and millipedes, snails, and a variety of small vertebrates, including small birds. Slow-moving lizards, chameleons and snakes.
Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo
The red-tailed black cockatoo is a large black cockatoo native to Australia. Although red-tailed black cockatoos feed on a wide variety of native and introduced grains, the mainstay of their diet is eucalyptus seeds.
The Black-tailed Jackrabbit, also known as the American desert hare, is a common hare of the western United States and Mexico. It is one of the fastest land animals, reaching speeds up to 72kmph. Its diet is composed of shrubs, small trees, grasses, and forbs.