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Wire-tailed Swallow, India
Goa, on the w-coast of India is a great place to see many commoner Indian birds, like this singing Wire-tailed Swallow (Hannu Jännes).
Vernal Hanging-Parrot, India
and the diminutive Vernal Hanging-Parrot (Hannu Jännes).
Red-headed Falcon, India
The Red-headed Falcon is widely distributed in India, but always difficult to see, especially in Goa, where it is a first-class rarity (Hannu Jännes).
Purple Heron, India
Purple Heron, one of the ten species of egrets and herons seen on this trip (Hannu Jännes).
Oriental Magpie Robin, India
Oriental Magpie Robin, the songbird of Goa (Hannu Jännes).
Little-Green Bee-eater, India
Little-Green Bee-eater is commonly encountered in Goa (Hannu Jännes).
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, India
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, common and very vocal inhabitant of the larger forests in Goa (Hannu Jännes).
Coppersmith Barbet, India
Coppersmith Barbet, common but pretty good looking bird (Hannu Jännes).
Bronze-winged Jacana, India
Bronze-winged Jacana is a common wetland bird in Goa (Hannu Jännes).
Blue-tailed Bee-eater, India
Blue-tailed Bee-eater is another common bee-eater in Goa (Hannu Jännes).