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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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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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Description of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant – Syrmaticus humiae

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Mrs. Hume’s pheasant (Syrmaticus humiae) complete detail. Description of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant – Syrmaticus humiae. Habit and habitat of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant. Distribution of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant. They prefer open areas, forest habitats and the forested mountain areas at 1000 to 2500 meter elevation. Size of adult male Mrs. Hume’s pheasant is between 80 to 90 cm including the tail and the length of female is between …

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Hill myna (Gracula religiosa) complete detail – updated

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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 Karnataka (Indian roller) – complete detail – updated

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State Bird of Karnataka (Indian roller) – complete detail – updated. Description of State Bird of Karnataka. Name of State Bird of Karnataka is Indian roller.  They are mostly found near the edges of the forest rather than deep forest. They are also spotted in urban and suburban areas and prefers open ground, cultivated fields, local parks and cities at lower elevation. The breast of Indian …

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