Vedanthangal Water-Bird Sanctuary

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Department of Tourism, Government of Tamil Nadu, 1986 - Bird refuges - 63 pages
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Contents

Dedication
5
Introduction
7
Birds in Tamil literature
11
Ecology of birds with special reference to Vedanthangal
13
Location and history
22
A popular misconception
23
The birds that visit Vedanthangal
27
A word to bird watchers
32
Little Egret Chinna Vellaikkokku
44
Smaller or Median Egret Vellaikkokku
45
Large Egret Peria Vellaikkokku
46
Indian Pond Heron or Paddy Bird Madaiyaan
49
Night Heron Vakkaa
50
Openbilled Stork Nathaikkuththi Naarai
52
White Ibis Arivaalmookkan
54
Spoonbill Karandi Mookku Naarai
55

Spottedbilled or Grey Pelican Koozhaikkadaa
36
Large Cormorant Neerkkaakkai
39
Indian Shag Chinna Neerkkaakkai
40
Little Cormorant Neerkkaagam
41
Indian Darter or Snake Bird Paambuththaaraa
42
Cattle Egret Unnikkokku
43
Little Grebe or Dabchick Mukkulippaan
56
Indian Moorhen Neerkkozhi
57
Common Coot Naamakkozhi
58
Checklist of birds noticed at Vedanthangal
59
General information
63
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