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Description of Emerald dove – Chalcophaps indica

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Emerald dove (Chalcophaps indica) complete detail. Description of Emerald dove – Chalcophaps indica. Classification of Emerald dove (Chalcophaps indica). Habit and habitat of Emerald dove. They prefer forests, woodlands, farms, gardens, and mangrove areas. Emerald dove is a beautiful bird. Size of adult Emerald dove is between 23 to 28 cm. Weight of adult is between 90 to 172 g. Emerald dove is a beautiful bird. Emerald doves …

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Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) complete detail – updated

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Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) complete detail – updated. Description of Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). Classification of Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). Habit and habitat of Common kingfisher. Common kingfisher is commonly found by streams, village tanks, roadside puddles, kutclui wells, brackish backwaters.  Common kingfisher is a medium sized colorful bird. Upper parts are bright metallic blue, including the head. The flight of the Kingfisher is rapid. They are omnivores. Both …

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State bird of Nagaland – complete detail – updated

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State bird of Nagaland – complete detail – updated. Description of state bird of Nagaland. Name of the state bird of Nagaland is Blyth’s tragopan. Classification of Blyth’s tragopan. Habit and habitat of Blyth’s tragopan. They prefer wooded areas. Male Blyth’s tragopan have rusty-red and black head, and smoky-grey lower breast and belly. The upper breast and neck is rusty red, and the lower breast and …

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Sri Venkateswara National Park – complete detail – updated

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Sri Venkateswara National Park – complete detail – updated. Dominant flora and fauna of  Sri Venkateswara National Park. Sri Venkateswara National Park is a beautiful place, located in the Chittoor and Cuddapah districts of the state of Andhra Pradesh. The Park is located in Eastern Ghats spread over the Seshachalam hills of Cuddapah district and Tirumala hills of Chittoor district. Total area of …

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State bird of Manipur – complete detail – updated

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State bird of Manipur – complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Manipur. Name of the state bird of Manipur is Mrs. Hume’s pheasant (Nongin). Classification of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant. Habit and habitat of  Nongin. They prefer open areas, forest habitats and the forested mountain areas at 1000 to 2500 meter elevation. Mrs. Hume’s pheasant has greyish brown or purple head, with chestnut brown plumage. …

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State bird of Goa (Flame-throated Bulbul) complete detail – updated

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State bird of Goa (Flame-throated Bulbul) complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Goa. Name of State bird of Goa is Flame-throated Bulbul or Ruby-throated Yellow Bulbul. Habit and habitat of Flame-throated Bulbul.  They prefer habitats like rocky, scrub covered hills mostly in the Eastern Ghats and central peninsular India but also in some places in the Western Ghats. They found on …

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Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) complete detail

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Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) complete detail – updated. Description of Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus). Habit and habitat of Black Drongo. Local name of Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) is Bhujanga. Classification of Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus). Generally found in open areas, savanna’s and countries. It lives in open forests, habitation, farmlands and slightly wooded habitats, near water. It may be found from sea level to 1900 meters of …

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Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis) Complete detail – updated

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Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis) Complete detail – updated. Description of  Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis). Classification of Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis). Greater coucal is reported throughout the India.  The Nesting season ranges between February and September, varying with local conditions. The nest is a large untidy globular mass of leaves and twigs, with a lateral entrance hole, placed in the center of a bush, or in the branch …

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Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris) complete detail – updated

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Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris) complete detail – updated. Description of Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris). Classification of Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris)  Dhanchidi-Dhanesh. They are found in pairs or small groups. Habit and habitat of Indian grey hornbill. They likes deciduous forest, parkland and open thorn-forest with fig trees. The tail has a white tip and a dark sub-terminal band. They have a red iris and the eyelids have …

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Indian bison (Bos gaurus) – complete detail – updated

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Indian bison (Bos gaurus) – complete detail – updated. Description of Indian bison (Bos gaurus) Gaur. Classification of Indian bison (Bos gaurus). Distribution of Indian bison (Bos gaurus). Habit and habitat of Indian bison.  Indian bisons are found on the forested hills and grassy areas. They are largely confined to evergreen forests or semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, but also occur in deciduous forest areas at …

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