Birds of Pune University


  1. House Crow (Many)

  2. Large beaked crow (Many)

  3. Rose-ringed Parakeets- (Many)

  4. Common Myna (Many) (Seems to be the most dominant species in the university)

  5. Red vented bulbul (Many)

  6. Red Whiskered Bulbul (Many)

  7. Drongo (Few)

  8. Coppersmith Barbet (Many)

  9. Purple Sunbird (Many)

  10. Purple- rumped Sunbird (Many) (Seems to be the second most dominant species in the university)

  11. Red Wattled lapwing (1) [Main bldg]

  12. White breasted kingfisher (3) [Main bldg]

  13. Greater Coucal (2) [Main bld, Alice Garden]

  14. Koyal (Many)

  15. Swallow (Few) [Main bldg]

  16. Oriental Magpie robin (Many)

  17. Small Minivet (few) [Main bldg]

  18. Gray Hornbill (Many)

  19. Large Grey Babbler (many)

  20. Blue Rock pigeon (Many ) [Main bldg]

  21. Black kite (Few) [Flying overhead]

  22. Tailor bird (Few) [Main bldg, Aniket canteen]

  23. Great tit (pair) [Main bldg]

  24. Jungle myna (few) [Alice garden]

  25. Plain prinia (1) [Main bldg]

  26. Green Bee eater (1) [Main bldg]

  27. Golden Oriole (1) [Main bldg]

  28. House Sparrow (few) 

  29. Fantail (1) [Aniket canteen]

  30. Red throated flycatcher - female (1)

  31. Indian Robin-many

  32. Paradise flycatcher (1) [Badminton court, Physics] (Spotted in 2005 and 09)

  33. White eye (Few) [Physics dept]

  34. Spotted owlet (Few) [Family near Main bldg]

  35. Brahminy starling (pair) [Physics dept]

  36. Common Kingfisher (1) [Alice garden; 10 May 2009]

  37. Egret (1) [Alice garden; 15 May 2009]

  38. Pond Heron (1) [Alice Garden, 17 May 2009]

  39. Common hawk cuckoo [Alice garden, June 2009]

  40. Scaly breasted Munia (2) [Behind my lab, instrumentation dept, May 2009, 30 July 2009]

  41. Waterhen (2) [Behind Main building, July 2009]

  42. Dabchicks (2) [Behind Main building, July 2009]

  43. Pied wagtail (2) [Behind my lab, instrumentation dept, 4 july 09]

  44. Little Cormorant (1) [Alice garden, Nov 2009] 

  45. Bay-backed Shrike (1) [Behind Physics]




Notation : Few = Less 10 and Many = More than 10



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Compiled by Bhalchandra Pujari during 2008-2009. Send your comments to bspujari_AT_gmail.com

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