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Description of Nilgai – Boselaphus tragocamelus – Blue bull

Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) Blue bull complete detail. Description of Nilgai – Boselaphus tragocamelus – Blue bull. Classification of Nilgai. Habit and habitat of Nilgai. Distribution of Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus). They prefer arid areas, grassy steppe woodlands, scrub areas, dry deciduous forests and agricultural areas. They avoid dense forest and deserts.  The body color of adult male is dark grey, with blue appearance, and the body color of …

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Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) complete detail

Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) complete detail. Description of Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris). Classification of Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris). Habit and habitat of Black Shouldered Kite. The black shouldered kite occurs in open woodland, grassland and farmland, particularly in areas with scattered trees. This species can also be found on coastal sand dunes, particularly in the south and west of its …

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Green bee eater (Merops orientalis) complete detail – updated

Green bee eater (Merops orientalis) complete detail – updated. Description of Green bee eater (Merops orientalis). Local name – Bahira popat. Classification of Green bee eater (Merops orientalis). Habit and habitat of Green bee eater (Merops orientalis). The little green bee-eater predominantly inhabits arid woodlands with scattered trees and bare soil or sand. The green bee eater is mostly bronze-green, with golden-green crown and nape, …

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Hill myna (Gracula religiosa) complete detail – updated

Hill myna (Gracula religiosa) complete detail – updated. Description of Hill myna (Gracula religiosa). Classification of Hill myna (Gracula religiosa). Habit and habitat of Hill myna. They prefer jungles, evergreen, and wet deciduous forests. They occurs in moist or semi-evergreen forest in lowlands,  hills and mountains.  Upper parts are green-glossed black, with bright orange-yellow patches of naked skin and fleshy wattles on the side of …

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State bird of Kerala (Great hornbill) – complete detail – updated

State bird of Kerala (Great hornbill) – complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Kerala. Name of State bird of Kerala is Great hornbill (Buceros bicornis). Generally found in the canopy of the rainforest and wet, tall, evergreen forests. They can find shelter in the holes of the trees, and may cover large areas of the forest in a single day in search of food. …

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White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens) – Complete detail

White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens) – Complete detail – updated. Description of White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens). Classification of White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens). Local name of White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens) is Bhujanga.  Habit and habitat of White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens). Generally, inhabits well-wooded deciduous tracts, bamboos, light forests, hill and plain, and avoids cultivation and treeless country as well as heavy evergreen forest. These birds are particularly found in bamboo and thin tree jungle. The tail …

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Description of Clouded leopard – Neofelis nebulosa

Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) – complete detail. Description of Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa). Classification of  Clouded leopard. Habit and habitat of Clouded leopard. Distribution of Clouded leopard.  They prefer evergreen tropical forest, but they have also been sighted in other habitats, such as secondary forest, logged forest, mangrove swamp, grassland, scrub land, dry tropical forest, and coastal hardwood forest. The weight of Clouded …

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State animal of Manipur (Sangai) complete detail – updated

State animal of Manipur (Sangai) complete detail – updated. Description of state animal of Manipur. Name of state animal of Manipur is Sangai. Habit and habitat of Sangai. They prefer open scrub jungle, areas of floating vegetation, or undulating land between rivers and hill ranges. They have a reddish brown to gray colored coat. They have slender body, and long and thin legs. …

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White-winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata) complete detail

White-winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata) complete detail – updated. Description of White-winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata). Classification of White-winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata). Habit and habitat of White-winged wood duck. They occur in dense tropical evergreen forests. Roosting and nesting, usually in tree-holes. Size between 65 cm to 82 cm. The weight of adult male is between 2.8 kg. to 4.2 kg. and the weight of adult …

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