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Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus) complete detail

Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus) complete detail – updated. Description of Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus). Classification and Habit and habitat of Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus). Yellow throated bulbuls are found on scrub habitats on steep, rocky hills many of which are threatened by granite quarrying. The Yellow throated bulbul is a beautiful bird, with short and slender neck. Size between 18 …

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State bird of Sikkim (Blood pheasant) complete detail – updated

State bird of Sikkim (Blood pheasant) complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Sikkim. Name of the State bird of Sikkim is Blood pheasant. Classification of Blood pheasant. They move their range depending on the seasons, and are found at higher elevations during the summer and move to lower  elevations during the winter. Size of adult male Blood pheasant is between …

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State bird of Meghalaya (Hill myna) – complete detail – updated

State bird of Meghalaya (Hill myna) – complete detail – updated. Description of state bird of Meghalaya. Name of state bird of Meghalaya is Hill myna. Habit and habitat of Hill myna. They prefer jungles, evergreen, and wet deciduous forests.  Size between 28 cm. to 30 cm. and weigh between 200 to 250 g. Upper parts are green-glossed black, with bright orange-yellow patches …

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Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti) complete detail – updated

Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti) complete detail. Description of Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti). Classification of Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti). Identification of Forest Owlet. Habit and habitat of Forest Owlet. Forest owlet’s preferred habitat is the dry deciduous teak forests.  The cheeks of the Forest Owlet thus contrast little with the surrounding areas, and the face has a blander expression and is mostly paler. The Forest Owlet …

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Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto) complete detail

Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto) complete detail – updated. Description of Eurasian collared dove (Camedi). Local name of Eurasian collared dove is Camedi. Classification of Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto). This is one of the commonest doves of the plains, very plentiful in certain areas and rather inexplicably scarce in others. It loves open, cultivated—though essentially…………  Habit and habitat of Eurasian …

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Description of Blood pheasant – Ithaginis cruentus

Blood pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus) complete detail. Description of Blood pheasant – Ithaginis cruentus. Classification of Blood pheasant. Habit and habitat of Blood pheasant. They prefer scrub areas, coniferous and mixed forests. These birds are secretive, shy and suspicious of humans. Believed to be monogamous, but polygamy and polyandry reported. Sometime found in small……… They move their range depending on the seasons, and are found at …

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