Birds Make The Best Of Human Lockdowns

Reduced levels of noise pollution because of no vehicular traffic and human activity confined in controlled lockdowns has brought out the birds in ever larger numbers. Spotting and identifying them is an activity that bring much pleasure. These are some birds that I sighted recently.

Purple Sunbird
Streaked Laughing Thrush
Oriental White Eye
Scale-breasted munia
Spotted dove
Indian Paradise Flycatcher
Indian Paradise Flycatcher (Female)
Yellow billed blue Magpie
Chestnut tailed starling
Great Barbet
Crimson Sunbird
Common Myna
Common Rosefinch
Rose-ringed parakeets
Verdiator Flycatcher

Ishita Kaul is a PhD scholar in Psychology at Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore whose area of study is 'Emotional Intelligence as a Mediator between Stress, Burnout and Coping among Medical Doctors of Himachal Pradesh.' She is a native of Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.

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