Forktail 20 (2004)


Forktail 20

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Full papers
DESMOND ALLEN, CARL OLIVEROS, CARMELA ESPAÑOLA, GENEVIEVE BROAD and JUAN CARLOS T. GONZALEZ. A new species of Gallirallus from Calayan island, Philippines
JAN WILLEM DEN BESTEN. Migration of Steppe Eagles Aquila nipalensis and other raptors along the Himalayas past Dharamsala, India, in autumn 2001 and spring 2002
AYSEGUL BIRAND and SAMRAAT PAWAR. An ornithological survey in north-east India
SABIR BIN MUZAFFAR. Diurnal time-activity budgets in wintering Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca in Tanguar Haor, Bangladesh
MICHAEL K. POULSEN. The distribution, habitat and status of Lazuli Kingfisher Halcyon lazuli
MERLIJN VAN WEERD and JAN VAN DER PLOEG. Surveys of wetlands and waterbirds in Cagayan valley, Luzon, Philippines
COLIN R. TRAINOR and THOMAS SOARES. Birds of Atauro Island, Timor-Leste (East Timor)
ROBERT DECANDIDO, CHUKIAT NUALSRI, DEBORAH ALLEN and KEITH L. BILDSTEIN. Autumn 2003 raptor migration at Chumphon, Thailand: a globally significant raptor migration watch site
J.O. GJERSHAUG, K. KVALØY, N. RØV, D. M. PRAWIRADILAGA, U. SUPARMAN and Z. RAHMAN. The taxonomic status of Flores Hawk Eagle Spizaetus floris
SARATH W. KOTAGAMA and EBEN GOODALE. The composition and spatial organisation of mixed-species flocks in a Sri Lankan rainforest
N.J. COLLAR. Species limits in some Indonesian thrushes

Short notes
K.S. GOPI SUNDAR. Observations on breeding Indian Skimmers Rynchops albicollis in the National Chambal Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh, India
COLIN R. TRAINOR. First record of Christmas Island Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi for Timor-Leste (East Timor)
MUHAMMAD SAJID NADEEM, FAIZ ALI and M. SAEED AKHTAR. Diet of Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata in Punjab, Pakistan
HEM SAGAR BARAL, TIKA GIRI, BADRI CHOUDHARY and SOM GC. Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon: first record for Nepal
TODD E. KATZNER, CHIEN HSUN LAI, JAMES D. GARDINER, J. MARC FOGGIN, DAVID PEARSON and ANDREW T. SMITH. Adjacent nesting by Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus and Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis on the Tibetan Plateau, China
IGOR V. FEFELOV. Hybridisation between Slender-billed Gull Larus genei and Black-headed Gull L. ridibundus in Irkutsk, Russia
S. SIVAKUMAR, HILLALJYOTI SINGHA and VIBHU PRAKASH. Notes on the population density and feeding ecology of the Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens in Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal, India
GRAHAM TEBB, AARON OFNER and SUCHIT BASNET. First documented record of Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps from Nepal
ANDREW J. PIERCE, KIHOKO TOKUE, KORAKOCH POBPRASERT and PHILIP D. ROUND. Observations on the breeding of the Puff-throated Bulbul Alophoixus pallidus in north-east Thailand
J. MLÍKOVSKŸ. Significant bird records from north-east Cambodia in March-April 1999
P. J. K. MCGOWAN. Ranging behaviour in the Malayan Peacock Pheasant Polyplectron malacense in Peninsular Malaysia
GRAHAM TEBB, STEVE ARLOW and DINESH GIRI. First record of Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata for Nepal
JAN VAN DER PLOEG and TESSA MINTER. Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus: first record for the Philippines
ANIL KUMAR CHHANGANI. Frequency of avian road-kills in Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajasthan, India
GOPINATHAN MAHESWARAN, ASAD R. RAHMANI and MALCOLM C. COULTER. Recent records of Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus in India
J.W. DUCKWORTH. Eight birds new to DPR Korea
M. MONIRUL H. KHAN. Fire-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectus: the first record for Bangladesh
MA MING and KWOK HON KAI. Records of Xinjiang Ground-jay Podoces biddulphi in Taklimakan Desert, Xinjiang, China
N.A D. MALLARI, M.J. CROSBY and N.J. COLLAR. Unexplored Philippine forests as revealed by point-locality mapping
J.S. STRIJK. Description of the nest and nestling of Great Eared Nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis from Luzon, Philippines
K.D. THANDULA JAYARATHNA. Observations on a nest of Sri Lanka Frogmouth Batrachostomus moniliger
FRANK E. RHEINDT. An incident of elevational displacement of birds at Bukit Fraser, Peninsular Malaysia
K.S. GOPI SUNDAR. Abundance and seasonality of Indian Pond Herons Ardeola grayii with red legs in Uttar Pradesh, India
MERLIJN VAN WEERD and ROB HUTCHINSON. Observations of Isabela Oriole Oriolus isabellae in the Sierra Madre, Luzon, Philippines, with descriptions of the call
OLIVER KOMAR, BRETT W. BENZ and GUOJUN CHEN. Notes on Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti, Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ruficollis and Mountain Scops Owl Otus spilocephalus from Hunan, China
S. SIVAKUMAR and VIBHU PRAKASH. Sexual dimorphism in Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes
HARKIRAT SINGH SANGHA and RISHAD NAOROJI. Nesting of Great Rosefinch Carpodacus rubicilla at Loma, Ladakh, India
FRANK E. RHEINDT. Notes on the range and ecology of Sichuan Treecreeper Certhia tianquanensis
ROBERT DECANDIDO, CHUKIAT NUALSRI and DEBORAH ALLEN. Migration of Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus in southern Thailand in autumn 2003
IGOR V. FEFELOV. Observations on the nesting of Imperial Eagle Aqulia heliaca in the Kuitun-Zima steppe area, Baikal region, Russia
BADRI CHOUDHARY. Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis: first record for Nepal
CARL-AXEL BAUER, MIKAEL BAUER and MATS-ÅKE PERSSON. First record of Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina in Thailand

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