Welcome to Birds of Goa, an online and expert reviewed repository cum resource for information on birds of Goa. Endowed with a myriad range of habitats, Goa boasts of a rich avifauna with around 450 birds reported till 2014.
This website is designed to provide a detailed profile of the 450 odd species of birds with high quality images, audio recordings, videos and descriptions, to encourage users to observe and study the natural history and ecology of birds of Goa and spread awareness about their conservation. The website was developed in the early days by Andrew Mascarenhas and is now updated and maintained by the Goa Bird Conservation Network, a non-profit Society registered in Goa and is its official website. Birds of Goa, runs on the model of "Citizen Science" where anyone who is interested in the birdlife of the state, participates in building this free resource on birds of Goa.
The Malabar Whistling Thrush [Myophonus horsfieldii], is a resident of the Western Ghats
and is also known locally as the Whistling Schoolboy due to its very human tonal quality. This recording
was made on 09-June-2014 in Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary Goa.