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Grey headed myna (Sturnia malabarica) complete detail – updated

Grey headed myna (Sturnia malabarica) complete detail – updated. Description of Grey headed myna (Sturnia malabarica) Chestnut-tailed starling. Classification of Grey headed myna. Habit and habitat of Grey headed myna. They prefer wooded habitats, light open forests, groves, cultivation areas, and urban gardens. They also found near human habitation. They feed on various type of insects, figs, fruit, seeds, flower buds, and nectar. The swift, …

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State bird of Jammu and Kashmir – complete detail – updated

State bird of Jammu and Kashmir – complete detail – updated. Description of state bird of Jammu and Kashmir. Name of the state bird of Jammu and Kashmir is Black necked crane. Habit and habitat of Black necked crane. They found at high elevation during summer, between 2900 and 4500 meters on Tibetan Plateau. They breeds in grassy wetlands, pastures, meadows, marshes, along …

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State bird of Assam – complete detail – updated

State bird of Assam – complete detail – updated. What is the name of State bird of Assam. Description of State bird of Assam –  White-winged wood duck. Habit and habitat of White-winged wood duck. White-winged wood duck is a social bird. Generally, they inhabits slow-flowing streams or rivers and swamps within forested areas. Upper parts are black with green reflections, the under parts …

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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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Indian silverbill (Lonchura malabarica) complete detail – updated

Indian silverbill (Lonchura malabarica) complete detail – updated. Description of Indian silverbill (Lonchura malabarica). Classification of Indian silverbill (Lonchura malabarica). Identification of Indian silverbill . Habit and habitat of Indian silverbill. They prefer dry open country and cultivation. Indian silverbill inhabits dry, open, cultivated as well as sparse scrub-and-bush country, and avoids humid forest. It is usually met with in flocks …

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State bird of Bihar (House sparrow) – complete detail – updated

State bird of Bihar (House sparrow) – complete detail – updated. What is the name of State bird of Bihar. Description of State bird of Bihar. Habit and habitat of House sparrow. They are closely associated with human habitation and cultivation and like areas that have been modified by humans, including farms, residential, and urban areas. Though found in widely varied habitats and climates …

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Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus) complete detail

Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus) complete detail – updated. Description of Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus). Classification of Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus). Habit and habitat of Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus).  They prefer little-disturbed temperate coniferous and deciduous forests, with heavy understory. In winter, they to grassy or shrubby gullies with less snow cover. Size of adult male is between 65 to 73 cm, and the size …

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Flame-throated Bulbul or Ruby-throated Yellow Bulbul complete detail

Flame-throated Bulbul or Ruby-throated Yellow Bulbul complete detail – updated. Description of Flame-throated Bulbul. Habit and habitat of Flame-throated Bulbul or Ruby-throated Yellow Bulbul. Flame-throated Bulbuls are found on scrub habitats, evergreen forest thickets along rivers, mixed bamboo and evergreen, and old forest clearings overgrown with secondary jungle and tangles of Mimosa, Lantana, etc. They prefer dry-deciduous and scrub forests with stunted vegetation on …

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Description of Himalayan monal – Lophophorus impejanus

Himalayan monal (Lophophorus impejanus) Complete detail. Description of Himalayan monal – Lophophorus impejanus. Classification of Himalayan monal. Habit and habitat of Himalayan monal. They prefer open, coniferous or mixed forests resplendent with rhododendron and bamboo. Himalayan monal is a colorful bird. Size of adult Himalayan monal is between 60 to 72 cm. The weight of adult is between 1.70 to 2.40 kg. The male Himalayan monal look …

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White Throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) complete detail

White Throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) complete detail.  Description of White Throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis). Classification of White Throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis).  Habit and habitat of White Throated Kingfisher. White-throated kingfishers is the most familiar of our kingfishers. It is usually met with single in the neighborhood of inundated paddy-fields, ponds-, puddles, kittclui wells and on the sandy seashore, both near and away from …

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