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Birds of Himalayas ( Saat Taal)

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In Feb,2010 we visited Saat Taal ( near Nainital) in the state of Uttarkhand. I spent a bit of time watching and photographing birds.



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The most common bird with a beautiful sound are the thrushes. The Blue whistling thrush and the white crested thrush.



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The fly catchers and warblers are commonly found.


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and the amazingly bright verditer flycatcher:
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In and around the lakes you will find the lapwig and the beautiful red billed blue magpie.
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Near the meadows you could see the white crested laughing thrush, the black jay, treepie, Hoopoe and t…