Forktail 23 (2007)


Forktail 23

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Full papers
AARON LANG, MARY ANNE BISHOP and ALEC LE SUEUR. An annotated list of birds wintering in the Lhasa river watershed and Yamzho Yumco, Tibet Autonomous Region, China
ANTERO LINDHOLM and ANDREAS LINDÉN. Some notes on the distribution and songs of two Oriental Cuckoo taxa, Cuculus (saturatus) saturatus and Cuculus (saturatus) optatus
ASHOK VERMA and VIBHU PRAKASH. Winter roost habitat use by Eurasian Marsh Harriers Circus aeruginosus in and around Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
LAURENT MOLARD, MARC KÉRY and CLAYTON M. WHITE. Estimating the resident population size of Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus in Peninsular Malaysia
LEE KWOK SHING, CHAN BOSCO PUI LOK, LU GANG and SU WEN-BA. Wetland birds of Hainan Island, China: results from winter waterbird surveys 2003–2007
NIAL MOORES. Selected records from Socheong Island, South Korea
NICHAYA PRADITSUP, AMARA NAKSATHIT and PHILIP ROUND. Observations on the Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand
P. R. SWEET, J. W. DUCKWORTH, T. J. TROMBONE and L. ROBIN. The Hall collection of birds from Wonsan, central Korea, in spring 1903
R. CHARLES ANDERSON. New records of birds from the Maldives
S. HARSHA K. SATISCHANDRA, ENOKA P. KUDAVIDANAGE, SARATH W. KOTAGAMA and EBEN GOODALE. The benefits of joining mixed-species flocks for Greater Racket-tailed Drongos Dicrurus paradiseus

Short notes
A. TOWNSEND PETERSON. Three new records from Lubang island, Philippines
ABDUL JAMIL URFI, THANGARASU MEGANATHAN and ABDUL KALAM. Nesting ecology of the Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala at Sultanpur National Park, Haryana, India
ANWARUDDIN CHOUDHURY. White-winged Duck Cairina (=Asarcornis) scutulata and Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus: two new country records for Bhutan
COLIN R. TRAINOR and PEDRO J. LEITÃO. Further significant bird records from Atauro Island, Timor-Leste (East Timor)
FRANK E. RHEINDT and ROBERT O. HUTCHINSON. New island records and new elevational records of birds from South Maluku
K. S. GOPI SUNDAR, ARPIT DEOMURARI, YASHODHAN BHATIA and S. PRASANTH NARAYANAN. Records of Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus breeding pairs fledging four chicks
PETER CUTTER, PASSANAN BOONTUA and KRIANGSAK SRI-BUAROD. A recent record of Storm’s Stork Ciconia stormi in Thailand
KANDARP KATHJU. Observations of unusual clutch size, renesting and egg concealment by Sarus Cranes Grus antigone in Gujarat, India
MARK MALLALIEU. Greater Spotted Eagles Aquila clanga in central Thailand
Y. H. CHAN, M. ZAFIRAH, M. CREMADES, M. DIVET, C. H. R. TEO and S. C. NG. Infanticide-cannibalism in the Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris
PIERRE VAN DER WIELEN. Chestnut-cheeked Starling Sturnus philippensis: new for the Indian subcontinent
ROLAND EVE. First record of Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus in Lao PDR.
R. PROBST, M. PAVLIÈEV and R. SCHMID. Differences in the diet of three Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus pairs nesting in Chukotka, north-east Russia.
BAILEY D. MCKAY and YI-WEN PENG. First likely breeding record of Yellow-billed Grosbeak Eophona migratoria for Kinmen Island, Taiwan.
CHRIS R. SHEPHERD. Breeding records and observations of the Little Egret Egretta garzetta in Peninsular Malaysia.
HARKIRAT SINGH SANGHA and RISHAD NAOROJI. New and significant records of birds in Arunachal Pradesh, north-east India.
NICOLANTONIO AGOSTINI and UGO MELLONE. Does competition in wintering grounds affect migration strategies of Oriental Honey-buzzards breeding in Japan?
ROBERT HUTCHINSON, JAMES EATON, BRAM DEMEULEMEESTER and FRANK E. RHEINDT. Observations of Flores Scops Owl Otus alfredi on Flores, Indonesia, with a first description of its vocalisations.

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