Friday, 26 February 2016

Desert National Park and Little Rann of Kutch, India - 13th February (Day 6) - Part 2

After the Bachada Temple we slowly headed back to the hotel stopping at some pools on the way visiting a small breeding colony of Painted Stork and also picking-up Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Indian Pond Heron, Red-wattled Lapwing, Rufous-tailed LarkCitrine WagtailTemminck’s StintPurple Gallinule and Intermediate Egret plus a good range of other water bird species. After a curry lunch I had a 30 minute siesta and we then we headed back out into the field at 15:00.

Painted Stork

Temminck's Stint

Common Crane

Cotton Pygmy-goose

Intermediate Egret

Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Purple Heron

Red-wattled Lapwing

Black-winged Stilt

Black-winged Stilt

Indian Pond Heron

Rufous-tailed Lark

Rufous-tailed Lark

Part 1 of this post can be viewed here
Part 3 of this post can be viewed here

Links to the other days of the trip:
Day 1 - 2 - Background and Travel
Day 2 (Part 1) - Desert National Park
Day 2 (Part 2) - Desert National Park
Day 3 (Part 3) - Desert National Park
Day 4 - Desert National Park and Jaisalmer Fort
Day 5 - Travel from Jaisalmer to Little Rann of Kutch
Day 6 (Part 1) - Little Rann of Kutch
Day 6 (Part 3) - Little Rann of Kutch
Day 7 - Little Rann of Kutch and Travel Home