Forktail 21 (2005)


FOrktail 21

Forktail is the Journal of Asian Ornithology published by Oriental Bird Club once a year and distributed to OBC members. In line with OBC Policy, papers are made freely available on the website three years after publication. Prior to this, these issues can be purchased as electronic downloads, or hard copies of most issues can be ordered from our online store.

Full papers
MARK BARTER, LEI CAO, LIWEI CHEN and GANG LEI. Results of a survey for waterbirds in the lower Yangtze floodplain, China, in January–February 2004
V. KANNAN and RANJIT MANAKADAN. The status and distribution of Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis in southern India
MAAN BARUA and PANKAJ SHARMA. The birds of Nameri National Park,Assam,India
K. S. GOPI SUNDAR. Effectiveness of road transects and wetland visits for surveying Black-necked Storks Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus and Sarus Cranes Grus antigone in India
CHAN BOSCO PUI LOK, LEE KWOK SHING, ZHANG JIAN-FENG and SU WEN-BA. Notable bird records from Bawangling National Nature Reserve, Hainan Island, China
ZULFIQAR ALI and MUHAMMAD AKHTAR. Bird surveys at wetlands in Punjab, Pakistan, with special reference to the present status of White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala
JONATHAN C. EAMES. A preliminary ornithological assessment and conservation evaluation of the PT Daisy logging concession, Beraudistrict, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
COLIN R. TRAINOR. Waterbirds and coastal seabirds of Timor-Leste (East Timor): status and distribution from surveys in August 2002–December 2004
M. MONIRUL H. KHAN. Species diversity, relative abundance and habitat use of the birds in the Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuary, Bangladesh
NABIN BARAL, RAMJI GAUTAM and BIJAY TAMANG. Population status and breeding ecology of White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis in Rampur Valley, Nepal
FRANCESCO GERMI. Raptor migration in east Bali, Indonesia: observations from a bottleneck watch site
WOEI-HORNG FANG. Abstracts of ornithological masters' theses from Taiwan, 1977–2003
COLIN R. TRAINOR. Birds of Tapuafu peninsula, Roti island, Lesser Sundas, Indonesia
HERMANN DÖTTLINGER and MIKE NICHOLLS. Distribution and population trends of the 'black shaheen' Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus peregrinator and the eastern Peregrine Falcon F. p. calidus in Sri Lanka
S. van BALEN, N. J. COLLAR, D. LILEY and RUDYANTO. The White-breasted Babbler Stachyris grammiceps of Java: natural history and conservation status, especially on Gunung Halimun
SUSAN D. MYERS and K. DAVID BISHOP. A review of historic and recent bird records from Lombok, Indonesia

Short notes
E. M. SLADE, J. F. VILLANUEVA, B. TACUD and E. CURIO. First nesting observations of the Negros Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba keayi from Panay, Philippines
ASHOKA JAYARATHNA, PRASANJITH CALDERA and EBEN GOODALE. Observations on the nesting and parental behaviour of Ashy headed Laughingthrush Garrulax cinereifrons
ANWARUDDIN CHOUDHURY. First record of Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus for Bhutan
STEPHANIE J.TYLER. Foraging techniques of the Chinese Pond Heron Ardeola bacchus
TOM ROBERTS and BEN KING. The call of Sykes's Nightjar Caprimulgus mahrattensis
MUHAMMAD IQBAL. New and noteworthy bird records from Sumatra, Indonesia
S. SIVAKUMAR and VIBHU PRAKASH. Nesting of Jerdon's Baza Aviceda jerdoni and Black Baza A. leuphotes in Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal, India
PAUL HOLT. Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan at Tanggu, Tianjin: first record for China
BEN KING. The song of Cinnabar Hawk Owl Ninox ios in North Sulawesi, Indonesia
K. SEEDIKKOYA, P. A. AZEEZ and E. A. A. SHUKKUR. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis habitat use and association with cattle
YAT-TUNG YU. Longevity record of a colour-ringed Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor
BEN KING. Vocalisation of the White-eared Night Heron Gorsachius magnificus
K. S. GOPI SUNDAR and B. C. CHOUDHURY. Effect of incubating adult sex and clutch size on egg orientation in Sarus Cranes Grus antigon
VOLKER KONRAD. First record of Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus in Singapore
ANWARUDDIN CHOUDHURY. New sites for Mrs Hume's Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae in north east India based on hunters' specimens and local reports
ANWARUDDIN CHOUDHURY. Significant records of birds in Nagaland, north-east India
HEM SAGAR BARAL. Surveys for Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus in and around Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Nepal
WAYNE W. HSU and N. J. COLLAR. Black-chinned Fruit-dove Ptilinopus leclancheri and Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma on Taiwan

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