|01. Common Hoopoe (Upupa Epops) - 31 cm|
ID by Richard Grimmett : Mainly rufous-orange to orange-buff, with striking black-and-white wings and tail, blacktipped fan-like crest which is usually held flat, and downcurved bill. Broad, rounded wings and like giant butterfly in flight.
|02. Common lora (Aegithina tiphia) - ♂ Breeding Multicolor - 14 cm|
ID by Richard Grimmett : From Marshall's lora in all plumages by uniform black tail (male) or green tail (female). Very variable. Crown and mantle of breeding males vary from uniformly black (multicolor of S India and Sri Lanka), to black mixed with much yellow on mantle (e.g. humei of central peninsula), to mainly yellowish-green (e.g. tiphia of Himalayas and northeast). Females very similar to non-breeding males although tail is green.