India and Sri Lanka
Richard Becker’s Images
From a Birding Trip to
India and Sri Lanka
November–December 2016

Birds of India and Sri Lanka

Lesser Whistling-Duck, Thalangama Lake and Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Lesser Whistling-Duck
Ruddy Shelduck, India
Ruddy Shelduck
Indian Peafowl, Sri Lanka
Indian Peafowl
Sri Lanka Junglefowl, A Sri Lankan Endemic, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Junglefowl
A Sri Lankan Endemic
Painted Stork, Sri Lanka
Painted Stork
Asian Openbill, Thalangama Lake and Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Asian Openbill
Little Cormorant, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Little Cormorant
Indian Cormorant, Thalangama Lake and Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Indian Cormorant
Yellow Bittern, Thalangama Lake and Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Yellow Bittern

Purple Heron with Great Egret, Thalangama Lake and Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Purple Heron
With Great Egret

Great Egret, Sri Lanka
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret, Sri Lanka
Intermediate Egret
Little Egret, Sri Lanka
Little Egret
Indian Pond-Heron, Thalangama Lake and Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Indian Pond-Heron
Striated Heron, Sri Lanka
Striated Heron
Juvenile Black-crowned Night-Heron, Sri Lanka
Juvenile
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Adult Black-crowned Night-Heron, Sri Lanka
Adult
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Black-headed Ibis, Sri Lanka
Black-headed Ibis
Eurasian Spoonbll, Sri Lanka
Eurasian Spoonbill
Black-shouldered Kite, India
Black-shouldered Kite
Himalayan Griffon, India
Himalayan Griffon
Crested Serpent Eagle, Sri Lanka
Crested Serpent-Eagle
Crested Hawk-Eagle, Sri Lanka
Crested Hawk-Eagle
Changeable Hawk-Eagle, India
Changeable Hawk-Eagle
Steppe Eagle, Gardur Lake, India
Steppe Eagle
Black Kite, Ashok Country Resort, New Delhi, India
Black Kite
Brahmini Kite, Sri Lanka
Brahmini Kite
White-bellied Sea-Eagle, Sri Lanka
White-bellied Sea-Eagle
Himalayan Buzzard, Gardur Lake, India
Himalayan Buzzard
White-breasted Waterhen, Sri Lanka
White-breasted Waterhen
Watercock, Sri Lanka
Watercock
Gray-headed Swamphen, Thalangama Lake and Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Gray-headed Swamphen
Great Thick-knee, Sri Lanka
Great Thick-knee
Black-winged Stilt, Sri Lanka
Black-winged Stilt
Ibisbill, India
Ibisbill
Red-wattled Lapwing, Ashok Country Resort, New Delhi, India
Red-wattled Lapwing
Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Sri Lanka
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Common Greenshank, Sri Lanka
Common Greenshank
Common Redshank, Sri Lanka
Common Redshank
Spotted Dove, Sri Lanka
Spotted Dove
Asian Emerald Dove, Sri Lanka
Asian Emerald Dove
Green Imperial-Pigeon, Sri Lanka
Green Imperial-Pigeon
Serendib Scops-Owl, A Sri Lankan Endemic, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Serendib Scops-Owl
A Sri Lankan Endemic
Indian Scops-Owl, Sri Lanka
Indian Scops-Owl
Tawny Fish-Owl, Chappi River, India
Tawny Fish-Owl
Asian Barred Owlet, India
Asian Barred Owlet
Spotted Owlet, India
Spotted Owlet
Brown Wood-Owl, Sri Lanka
Brown Wood-Owl
Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Frogmouth
Eurasian Hoopoe, Tiger Camp, India
Eurasian Hoopoe
Sri Lanka Gray Hornbill, A Sri Lankan Endemic, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Gray Hornbill
A Sri Lankan Endemic
Malabar Pied-Hornbill, Sri Lanka
Malabar Pied-Hornbill
White-throated Kingfisher, Tiger Camp, India
White-throated Kingfisher
Green Bee-eater, Sri Lanka
Green Bee-eater
Blue-tailed Bee-eater, Sri Lanka
Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Indian Roller, Sri Lanka
Indian Roller
Yellow-fronted Barbet (A Sri Lankan Endemic) in Nest Hole, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Yellow-fronted Barbet
A Sri Lankan Endemicri
Speckled Pani,Timla Pan, India
Speckled Piculet
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, On Binayak Road from Pangot to Binayak, India
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker
Eurasian Kestrel, Pangot, India
Eurasian Kestrel
Greater Yellownape, India
Greater Yellownape
Slaty-headed Parakeet, India
Slaty-headed Parakeet

Plum-headed Parakeet, India
Plum-headed Parakeet

Brown Shrike, Sri Lanka
Brown Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike, India
Long-tailed Shrike
Ashy Drongo, Ashok Country Resort, New Delhi, India
Ashy Drongo
White-bellied Drongo, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
White-bellied Drongo
Eurasian Jay, Pangot to Binayak, India
Eurasian Jay
Black-headed Jay, Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, Pangot, India
Black-headed Jay
Sri Lanka Blue-Magpie, A Sri Lankan Endemic, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Blue Magpie
A Sri Lankan Endemic
Gray Treepie, India
Gray Treepie
House Crow, Ashok Country Resort, New Delhi, India
House Crow
Large-billed Crow, Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka
Large-billed Crow
Jerdon's Bushlark, Sri Lanka
Jerdon's Bushlark
Green-backed Tit, Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, Pangot, India
Green-backed Tit
Black-lored Tit, Gardur Lake, India
Black-lored Tit
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch, Gardur Lake, India
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch
Wallcreeper, India
Wallcreeper
Brown Dipper, Chappi River, India
Brown Dipper
Black-crested Bulbul, India
Black-crested Bulbul
Red-vented Bulbul, Tiger Camp, India
Red-vented Bulbul
Conserve the House Sparrow, Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Noida, India
Himalayan Bulbul
Yellow-eared Bulbul, A Sri Lankan Endemic, Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka
Yellow-eared Bulbul
A Sri Lankan Endemic
Square-tailed  Bulbul, Sri Lanka
Square-tailed Bulbul
Common Tailorbird, New Delhi, India
Common Tailorbird
Oriental White-eye, Tiger Camp, India
Oriental White-eye
Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-Babbler, India
Rusty-cheeked
Scimitar-Babbler
Striated Laughingthrush, Binayak Road from Pangot to Binayak, India
Striated Laughingthrush
Jungle Babbler, Ashok Country Resort, New Delhi, India
Jungle Babbler
White-throated Laughingthrush, Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, Pangot, India
White-throated Laughingthrush
Streaked Laughingthrush, India
Streaked Laughingthrush
Rufous Sibia, Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, Pangot, India
Rufous Sibia
Oriental Magpie-Robin, New Delhi, India
Oriental Magpie-Robin
Ticlell's Blue-Flycatcher, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Tickell's Blue Flycatcher
Spotted Forktail, India
Spotted Forktail
Plumbeous Redstart, Chappi River, India
Plumbeous Redstart
White-capped Redstart, Chappi River, India
White-capped Redstart
Pied Bushchat, Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka
Pied Bushchat
White-throated Flowerpecker, Sri Lanka
White-throated Flowerpecker
Green-tailed Sunbird, Green Glen Lodge, India
Green-tailed Sunbird
Crimson Sunbird, India
Crimson Sunbird
Paddyfield Pipit, Sri Lanka
Paddyfield Pipit
House Sparrow en Route to Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
House Sparrow
Nesting Baya Weaver, Sri Lanka
Nesting Baya Weaver
Scaly-breasted Munia, Sri Lanka
Scaly-breasted Munia

Other Images From India and Sri Lanka

Hasta Mudras (Hand Gestures) at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, India
Hasta Mudras-Hand Gestures
Indira Gandhi Airport
Bicycle Cart, New Delhi, India
Bicycle Cart
Yellow Wasp, New Delhi, India
Yellow Wasp
Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Noida, India
Okhla Bird Sanctuary
Conserve the House Sparrow, Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Noida, India
Conserve the House Sparrow
Indian Schoolgirls, Naintal, India
Indian Schoolgirls
Drive to Sattal Road, Nainital, India, India
Drive to Sattal Road

Woman Walking Along River, India
Woman Walking Along River

Local People, India
Local Women and Child
Oakleaf Butterfly, Gardur Lake, India
Oakleaf Butterfly
Himalayas, en route to Pangot, India
Himalayas
Country Kitchen Restaurant, Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, Pangot, India
Country Kitchen Restaurant
Macaque, Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, Pangot, India
Macaque
Local Residents, Pangot, India
Local Residents

Under the Sea Murals, Pangot, India
Under the Sea  School Murals

On Binayak Road from Pangot to Binayak, India
On Binayak Road from Pangot 1
On Binayak Road from Pangot to Binayak, India
On Binayak Road
from Pangot 2
Mountain Goat, Pangot to Binayak, India
Mountain Goat
Macaque, India
Macaque 2
Safari, Jim Corbett National Park, India
On Safari in Corbett, NP
Sambar Deer, India
Sambar Deer
Jim Corbett National Park, India
Jim Corbett National Park
Spotted Deer (Chital or Axis Deer), India
Spotted Deer
(Chital or Axis Deer)
Barking Deer (Muntjac), India
Barking Deer
(Muntjac)
Elephant Wash, India
Elephant Wash
Locals, India
Locals
Children, India
Children
Garjiya Devi Temple, Koshi River, India
Garjiya Devi Temple
Along the Koshi River, India
Along the Koshi River
Newlyweds, India
Newlyweds
People Near the Koshi Riverl, India
Near the Koshi Riveri
Elephant Safari From Tiger Camp, India
Elephant Safari
Our Indian Bus Driver and Guide
Our Bus Driver and Guide
Indian Traffic Jam
Indian Traffic Jam
With an Indian Flavor
With an Indian Flavor
Asian Water Monitor, Thalangama Lake and Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Asian Water Monitor
Pied Parasol Dragonfly, Thalangama Lake and Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Pied Parasol Dragonfly
Sri Lankan Pitcher Plant, Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Pitcher Plant
Orchid, Sri Lanka
Orchid
Ironood, Sri Lanka
Ironwood
Giant Wood Spider, Sri Lanka
Giant Wood Spider
Leech Socks, Sri Lanka
A Fashion Statement:
Leech Socks
Toque Macaque, Sri Lanka
Toque Macaque

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka
Pinnawala
Elephant Orphanage

Fruit Bats, Sri Lanka
Fruit Bats
Mugger Crocodile, Sri Lanka
Mugger Crocodile
Water Buffalo, Sri Lanka
Water Buffalo
Land Monitor, Sri Lanka
Land Monitor
Leopard, Sri Lanka
Leopard

Yala National Park, Sri Lanka
Yala National Park

Purple-faced Langur (Purple-faced Leaf Monkey), Sri Lanka
Purple-faced Langur
(Purple-faced Leaf Monkey)
Marine Turtle Nest, Sri Lanka
Marine Turtle Nest
Sri Lankan Elephant, Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Elephant
The True Owners of the Jungle, Sri Lanka
The True Owners of the Jungle
Butterfly, Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Butterfly
Wood Lizard, Sri Lanka
Wood Lizard
The grassland is our home, Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka
Our Home
Morning Dew, Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka
Morning Dew
Violet Flower, Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka
Violet Flower
Stripe-necked Mongoose, Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka
Stripe-necked Mongoose
Sambar Deer, Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka
Sambar Deer
Juvenile Toque Macaque, Hakgala Botanical Garden, Sri Lanka
Juvenile Toque Macaque
Adult Toque Macaque, Hakgala Botanical Garden, Sri Lanka
Adult Toque Macaque
Behave Decently, Victoria Park, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Behave
No Swimming, Near the Swinging Bridge, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
No Swimming
The Swinging Bridge, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Swinging Bridge
Proud Papa, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Proud Papa
Sinhalese Sign, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Sinhalese Sign
Kelani River, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Kelani River
Window, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Window
  Purple Flowers, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Purple Flowers
Brown Flowers, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Brown Flowers
Butterfly, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Butterfly 2
 

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