Most birds in this series are either migrant visitors to the IIT-B campus or shy, relatively un-noticed residents. About five years back, both resident and migrant birds were found in larger numbers on our campus. Of late, due to excessive concrete constructions, especially on the lakeside, a large section of the migrants have given IIT-B the miss.
Rufous Woodpecker: Resident, active in early mornings. Once used to be a migrant with very infrequent sightings.