Forktail 25 (2009)


Forktail 25

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
I. A. WOXVOLD, J. W. DUCKWORTH and R. J. TIMMINS An unusual new bulbul (Passeriformes: Pycnonotidae) from the limestone karst of Lao PDR.
JIRÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ Waterbirds of Lake Baikal, eastern Siberia, Russia.
ANWARUDDIN CHOUDHURY Significant recent ornithological records from Manipur, north-east India, with an annotated checklist.
ROBERT DeCANDIDO and CHUKIAT NUALSRI Timing and abundance of Grey-faced Buzzards Butastur indicus and other raptors on northbound migration in southern Thailand, spring 2007–2008.
J. W. DUCKWORTH Eight new birds for Laos.
FRANCESCO GERMI, GEORGE S. YOUNG, AGUS SALIM, WESLEY PANGIMANGEN and MARK SCHELLEKENS Over-ocean raptor migration in a monsoon regime: spring and autumn 2007 on Sangihe, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
ALAN KEMP, MEG KEMP and SIRIPORN THONG-AREE Surveys of nocturnal birds at Bala rainforest, southern Thailand.
PHURBA LHENDUP and EDWARD L. WEBB Black-necked Cranes Grus nigricollis in Bhutan: migration routes, threats and conservation prospects.
JOHN D. PILGRIM, PETER BIJLMAKERS, TOON DE BRUYN, STEPHANE DOPPAGNE, SIMON P. MAHOOD and ANDREW W. TORDOFF Updates to the distribution and status of birds in Vietnam.
JOHN PENHALLURICK and CRAIG ROBSON The generic taxonomy of parrotbills (Aves, Timaliidae).
JOHN D. PILGRIM, DAVID F. WALSH, TRAN THANH TU, NGUYEN DUC TU, JONATHAN C. EAMES and LE MANH HUNG The Endangered White-eared Night Heron Gorsachius magnificus in Vietnam: status, distribution, ecology and threats.

Short notes
JAMES PAUL S. GOMEZ, ROGELIO V. SISON and DAVID J. LOHMAN New bird records for Alabat Island, Quezon Province, Philippines.
JOHN BOWLER Additional altitudinal records from Seram, South Maluku, Indonesia.
JAMES A. EATON and FRANK E. RHEINDT Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus nesting in its Himalayan wintering range: first breeding record for the Indian Subcontinent.
M. A. RAJA MAMANNAN and LALITHA VIJAYAN Three new bird records from the Andaman Islands, India.
K. DAVID BISHOP Spectacled Finch Callacanthis burtoni: another new country record for Bhutan.
JOHN D. PILGRIM, PETER BIJLMAKERS, ANDREW CRUTCHLEY, GEMMA CRUTCHLEY, TOON DE BRUYN and ANDREW W. TORDOFF Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula and Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala: new records for Vietnam.
XIN LU First breeding record of the GreenishWarbler Phylloscopus trochiloides in alpine habitats, southern Tibet.
PHILIP D. ROUND and TIMOTHY H. FISHER Records of Black-browed Reed Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps from Luzon, Philippines.
PRADEEP SHARMA and K. S. GOPI SUNDAR Counts of Steppe Eagles Aquila nipalensis at a carcass dump in Jorbeer, Rajasthan, India.
G. UMAPATHY, S. HUSSAIN and S. SHIVAJI Status and distribution of vultures in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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