Endemic Bird Day 2017 (Answer to Quiz 5)


Thank you to everyone who took part in the Endemic Bird Quiz series!

Jerdon’s Babbler © Piyapong Chotipuntu (Checklist)

The answers to Quiz 5 are:

  1. Name of the man in the image: Dr. Thomas Caverhill Jerdon
  2. Endemic 1: Jerdon’s Courser
  3. Endemic 2: Jerdon’s Babbler
  4. Endemic 3: Jerdon’s Bushlark
  5. Endemic 4: Jerdon’s Leafbird
  6. Endemic 5: Jerdon’s Nightjar

The Jerdon’s Baza and the Jerdon’s Bushchat are both prized catches also named after TC Jerdon, but are not endemic (or near-endemic) to the Indian subcontinent.

Congrats to those who got the right answer:

Chayant, Akshay Surendra, Yogesh Patel, Vivek Puliyeri, Jaswinder Waraich, Jaswinder Waraich, Ritvik Singh, Abhishek Ravindra, Mohith Shenoy K, Rajive Das, Ganeshwar SV, Selvaganesh K, Krishna Murthy, Ashwin Bhat, Badri Narayanan Thiagarajan, Sanjeev Nalavade, anirudh kamakeri, anirudh kamakeri, Ajay Gadikar, Malyasri Bhattacharya, Melvin Jaison,B Borah, Dr.Mohammmed Sayeer.P.K., Vinita Sangwan, Vinita Sangwan, Vinita Sangwan, Chirag Munje, NEEL GADIKAR, Ajay Gadikar, Omkar Dharwadkar, Aravind Amirtharaj, Harshith J.V., Vinay Bharadwaj, Harshada kulkarni, SYED MUZAMIL, Savithri Singh, Mamlakatoi Haidarova, Krishna Deepak, PANKAJ GUPTA, Nimish Subramaniam, Tanmay subramaniam, Pradnyavant Mane, Dhyey Shah, Yogesh Parashar, Mohit Aggarwal, Srikaanth Sekar, Biswajit Chakdar, Marvelyn Dias, Anu Rajagopal, Anithra, Shashank Birla, Latha G A , Ashwin Viswanathan, Hemanya radadia, Aditya Nayak, Chinmay Rahane, Tara Rajendran, Mohith Unny, Amitayu Dey, Kavi Nanda, Nisha Bhakat, Swetashree Purohit, Abhijeet Sawant, Shanmugam Kalidass, Vaidehi Gunjal, Vidhya Sundar, Abhishek Gopal, Swapna Nelaballi, Able Lawrence, Milind Ganatra


The Endemic Bird Day 2017 took place on 13 May 2017, Saturday. At the time of writing, over 540 species were recorded from across the country, with almost 700 checklists submitted.

Please do check out the EBD India lists and numbers or the overall Global Big Day summary.

Further highlights to be posted soon. Watch this space!

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