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: Day spent in Delhi
medium: diaries
date: 21.12.1922
person: Balfour/ Henry
date: 1922-1923
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
text: Thurs. Dec. 21.
text: I had a walk in the morning along the east wall of the City & back through the Kudsia Gardens and Nicholson Gardens. I saw many Hoopoes, Mynahs, Kites & White Vultures; also a bird with a magpie-like chatter, buffish body, black head & neck, white & black wings & long whitish tail with black tips. The Macaques along the roads were very tame & plentiful. I saw many Mongooses during the afternoon. After tea I walked out to the Ridge, north- west of Delhi & returned as it got too dark to see anything more.