Forktail 22 (2006)


Forktail 22

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
JACK H. COX. Breeding behaviour and nesting ecology of White-browed Shortwing Brachypteryx montana in Nepal
LEE KWOK SHING, MICHAEL WAI-NENG LAU, JOHN R. FELLOWES and CHAN BOSCO PUI LOK. Forest bird fauna of South China: notes on current distribution and status
PRANAV TRIVEDI and V. C. SONI. Significant bird records and local extinctions in Purna and Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuaries, Gujarat, India
MARK R. BEZUIJEN. Incidental wetland bird observations from Attapu and Savannakhet provinces, Lao PDR, March–June 2005
D. ALLEN, C. ESPANOLA, G. BROAD, C. OLIVEROS and J. C. T. GONZALEZ. New bird records for the Babuyan islands, Philippines, including two first records for the Philippines
FRANCESCO GERMI and DONO WALUYO. Additional information on the autumn migration of raptors in east Bali, Indonesia
DESMOND ALLEN. New records and other observations of birds on the island of Tablas, Romblon province, Philippines
N. J. COLLAR. A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae)

Short notes
BEN KING and JULIAN P. DONAHUE. The rediscovery and song of the Rusty-throated Wren Babbler Spelaeornis badeigularis
ANDREW J. PIERCE and PHILIP D. ROUND. Everett’s White-eye Zosterops everetti in Khao Yai, north-east Thailand
ALEEM AHMED KHAN and MIKIO TAKASHI. Notes on Amami Thrush, Zoothera (dauma) major on Amami Oshima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan
ROBERT HUTCHINSON and ANDY MEARS. Extension of the breeding range of Blue-winged Pitta Pitta moluccensis in peninsular Malaysia
ROBERT HUTCHINSON, JAMES EATON and PHIL BENSTEAD. Observations of Cinnabar Hawk Owl Ninox ios in Gunung Ambang Nature Reserve, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, with a description of a secondary vocalisation
AMILA SALGADO. Some observations on the diet of Red-faced Malkoha Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus in Sri Lanka
K. S. GOPI SUNDAR. Instances of successful raising of three chicks by Sarus Crane Grus antigone pairs
JOHN D. PILGRIM and ANDREW J. PIERCE. Some significant bird records from the Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia, including the first recent record of Silver Oriole Oriolus mellianus
S. SIVAKUMAR, JEEJO VARGHESE and VIBHU PRAKASH. Abundance of birds in different habitats in Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal, India
HILALUDDIN, AISHA SULTANA, AFIFULLAH KHAN, H. S. A. YAHYA and RAHUL KAUL. Nesting ecology of Cattle Egrets and Little Egrets in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India
PAUL I. HOLT. First record of Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii for China, with notes on Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria and Rose-ringed Parakeet P. krameri
PHILIP D. ROUND. Cooperative provisioning of nestlings in the White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus
PETER S. LANSLEY and ROBERT F. FARNES. Nesting of the Scarlet-breasted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus bernsteinii
MARK B. ROBBINS, A. TOWNSEND PETERSON, ARPAD NYARI, GUOJUN CHEN and TRISTAN J. DAVIS. Ornithological surveys of two reserves in Guangxi province, China, 2004–2005
J.W. DUCKWORTH. Six species of bird new to Laos
ANWARUDDIN CHOUDHURY. Notable bird records from Mizoram in north-east India
M. MONIRUL H. KHAN. Plain-backed Thrush Zoothera mollissima: first record for Bangladesh
ROBERT DECANDIDO, DEBORAH ALLEN and KEITH L. BILDSTEIN. Spring migration of Oriental Honey-buzzards and other raptors at Tanjung Tuan, Malaysia, 2000–2001
ARUN P. SINGH. New and significant records from Dehra Dun valley and adjacent hills, lower Garhwal Himalayas, India: May 2002–March 2006
G. GEWERS, E. CURIO and S. H. HEMBRA. First observation of an advertisement display flight of ‘Steere’s Honey-buzzard’ Pernis (celebensis) steerei on Panay, Philippines
FRANK R. LAMBERT, COLIN R. TRAINOR and ALMEIDA F. XAVIER. Observations of Wetar Ground Dove Gallicolumba hoedtii from Timor-Leste (East Timor)
N. J. COLLAR. A taxonomic reappraisal of the Black-browed Barbet Megalaima oorti
RAJEEV CHAUHAN AND HARRY ANDREWS. Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus and Sarus Crane Grus antigone depredating eggs of the three-striped roofed turtle Kachuga dhongoka

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