Forktail 26 (2010)



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Full papers
JEREMY P. BIRD, ALEXANDER C. LEES, SAYAM U. CHOWDHURY, ROBERT MARTIN and ENAM UL HAQUE. A survey of the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus in Bangladesh and key future research and conservation recommendations
R. J. TIMMINS, STEPHANE OSTROWSKI, NAQEEBULLAH MOSTAFAWI, HAFIZULLAH NOORI, ALI MADAD RAJABI, LARS SVENSSON, URBAN OLSSON and COLIN M. POOLE. New information on the Large-billed Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orinus, including its song and breeding habitat in north-eastern Afghanistan
PHILIP D. ROUND. An analysis of records of three passage migrants in Thailand: Tiger Shrike Lanius tigrinus, Yellow-rumped Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia and Mugimaki Flycatcher F. mugimaki
NICK W. BRICKLE, JAMES A. EATON and FRANK E. RHEINDT. A rapid bird survey of the Menyapa mountains, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
ROBERT DECANDIDO, CHUKIAT NUALSRI and DEBORAH ALLEN. Mass northbound migration of Blue-tailed Merops philippinus and Blue-throated M. viridis Bee-eaters in southern Thailand, spring 2007–2008
MARK R. BEZUIJEN, JAMES A. EATON, GIDEAN, ROBERT O. HUTCHINSON and FRANK E. RHEINDT. Recent and historical bird records for Kalaw, eastern Myanmar (Burma), between 1895 and 2009
DHANANJAI MOHAN and RAMAN KUMAR. Breeding birds of Kothri valley, eastern Garhwal Himalayan foothills, India
E. SANTHOSHKUMAR and P. BALASUBRAMANIAN. Breeding behaviour and nest tree use by Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris in the Eastern Ghats, India
FRANK E. RHEINDT and JAMES A. EATON. Biological species limits in the Banded Pitta Pitta guajana
UMESH SRINIVASAN, SHASHANK DALVI, ROHIT NANIWADEKAR, M. O. ANAND and APARAJITA DATTA. The birds of Namdapha National Park and surrounding areas: recent significant records and a checklist of the species
RAJU ACHARYA, RICHARD CUTHBERT, HEM SAGAR BARAL and ANAND CHAUDHARY. Rapid decline of the Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus in Upper Mustang, Nepal
PAUL J. LEADER, GEOFF J. CAREY, URBAN OLSSON, HEM SAGAR BARAL and PER ALSTRÖM. The taxonomic status of Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis, with comments on its distribution and status
JAN VAN DER PLOEG and MERLIJN VAN WEERD. Agta bird names: an ethno-ornithological survey in the Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park, Philippines

Short notes
SHUIHUA CHEN, ZHONGYONG FAN, CANGSONG CHEN, YIWEI LU and ZHONGDE WANG. A new breeding site of the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern Sterna bernsteini in the Wuzhishan Archipelago, eastern China
JACK H. COX, JR. Confirmation of Long-billed Wren Babbler Rimator malacoptilus in Nepal
CHANG-YONG CHOI, HYUN-YOUNG NAM and JONG-GIL PARK. Radio-frequency chaff in a nest of Pacific Swift Apus pacificus
D. J. KELLY, N. M. MARPLES and H. A. SINGER. A population of Lemon-bellied White-eye Zosterops chloris from the south-eastern peninsula of Sulawesi
CARL H. OLIVEROS and CYNTHIA ADELINE A. LAYUSA. First record of Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo for the Philippines
JOHN D. PILGRIM and ANDREW W. TORDOFF. First nesting record of Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica in South-East Asia
SWATI KITTUR and K. S. GOPI SUNDAR. Cronism by the Shikra Accipiter badius
DENNIS YONG and BEN KING. The song of the Dulit Frogmouth Batrachostomus harterti
JAMES A. FITZSIMONS. Notes on the roost sites of the Sulawesi Masked Owl Tyto rosenbergii
PHILIP D. ROUND, PAUL J. LEADER and SURACHIT WAENGSOTHORN. Removal of Pink-rumped Rosefinch Carpodacus eos from the Thai avifaunal list
JOHN PENHALLURICK. A correction to Penhallurick & Robson (2009)

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