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Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) complete detail

Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) complete detail – updated. Description of Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus). Classification of Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus). Habit and habitat Greater flamingo. They inhabits relatively shallow water bodies, including saline lagoons, salt pans, estuaries, and large saline or alkaline lakes.  Size of adult Greater flamingo is between 110 cm to 150 cm. The weight of adult is between 2.0 …

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House sparrow (Passer domesticus) complete detail – updated

House sparrow (Passer domesticus) complete detail – updated. Description of House sparrow (Passer domesticus) Goraya. Classification and Habit and habitat of House sparrow (Passer domesticus). Distribution of House sparrow (Passer domesticus). Both sexes are grayish brown with black streaks on back and tail. Wings are brown, with white bars. Both sexes are easily distinguishable, by coloration. Male are brightly colored birds with gray …

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Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus) complete detail

Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus) complete detail – updated. Description of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). Classification of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). Habit and habitat of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). They found in scrubby habitats, with plenty of cultivated crops tall enough to offer shelter and open beneath to provide escape routes and easy travel. Size of adult Black francolin is between 33 …

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Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis) Complete detail – updated

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. Habit and habitat of Greater coucal. Local name of Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis) is Mahok. The head is black, upper mantle and underside are black glossed with purple. Generally found in Open forest, scrub country, bushes, grassland, shrubbery, groves and near human habitation. Wings are …

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Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris) complete detail – updated

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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Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) complete detail – updated

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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