The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - 'Diary of a Tour in the Naga Hills, 1922-1923' by Henry Balfour

caption: Birds seen on train journey to Naga Hills
medium: diaries
date: 8.9.1922
person: Balfour/ Henry
date: 1922-1923
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
text: Sept. 8
text: Birds noticed in the flat paddy-lands - Large & small egrets, paddy-egrets, common herons, small buff herons, Marabout Storks, Jabirn storks, jacanas, Brahminy Kites, rollers, bee-eaters, drongos, Pied Kingfishers, blue-and-green Kingfishers, vultures, White-tailed Eagles, a few Govindi Kites & small raptorials (? sp. ?), Cormorants (Ph. Carbo & javanicus), Indian Shag (Ph. furcicollis). A great many weaver-birds' nests in groups on trees. A little owl, (like Athene noctua) on telegraph wire. (