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State bird of Arunachal Pradesh – complete detail – updated

State bird of Arunachal Pradesh – complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Arunachal Pradesh. The name of State bird of Arunachal Pradesh is Great hornbill (Buceros bicornis). Habit and habitat of Great hornbill. 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 …

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State bird of Gujarat (Greater flamingo) complete detail – updated

State bird of Gujarat (Greater flamingo) complete detail – updated. What is the name of State bird of Gujarat. Description of State bird of Gujarat. They inhabits relatively shallow water bodies, including saline lagoons, salt pans, estuaries, and large saline or alkaline lakes. The timing of breeding is variable in most of the tropics and subtropics (season varies with location and may occur …

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Coppersmith barbet (Megalaima haemacephala) complete detail

Coppersmith barbet (Megalaima haemacephala) complete detail – updated. Description and classification of Coppersmith barbet (Megalaima haemacephala) Chhota vasant-Tuktukiya. Habit and habitat of Coppersmith barbet. They prefer gardens, groves and sparse woodland. Coppersmith barbet has large head, large head is very colorful. Forehead is red. Crown and nape are green. It has yellow patches above and below the eye. Coppersmith Barbet feed on various fruits such as figs, …

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Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) complete detail – updated

Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) complete detail. Description of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus). Habit and habitat of Grey francolin. Classification of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus).  Identification of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus).  The Grey Partridge inhabits dry, open grass and thorny-scrub country interspersed with cultivation, and avoids heavy forest and humid tracts. It is commonly found on the outskirts of villages. They are mostly …

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Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) complete detail

Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) complete detail – updated. Description of Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda). Classification of Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda). Local name of Rufous treepie is Bhera, Mahtab, Mootri. Habit and habitat of  Rufous treepie. The Tree-Pie is a bird of open forest.  The upper parts are rufescent-brown turning orange-buff on upper tail coverts. The head, neck and breast are a deep slate-grey color, sometimes slightly brownish. The underparts …

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State Bird of Rajasthan – complete detail – updated

State Bird of Rajasthan – complete detail – updated. State Bird of Rajasthan – Great Indian bustard (Godawan). Description of state bird of Rajasthan. Classification of Great Indian bustard. Habit and habitat of Great Indian bustard. Godawan mostly found in arid and semi-arid grasslands. The Indian Bustard is usually found singly or in 2 or 3 or sometime more. Size: Male size between 90 to …

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Bay backed shrike (Lanius vittatus) complete detail – updated

Bay backed shrike (Lanius vittatus) complete detail – updated. Description of Bay backed shrike (Lanius vittatus). Classification of Bay backed shrike (Lanius vittatus). Identification of Bay backed shrike (Lanius vittatus). Habit and habitat of Bay backed shrike. Bay backed shrike is a bird of dry open country abounding in Babool trees and scrub. Bay backed shrike have grey and white head with a broad …

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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. House Sparrow is a social (gregarious) …

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Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) complete detail – updated

Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) complete detail – updated. Description of Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) Ganga myna. Classification of Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) Ganga myna. Habit and habitat of Bank myna.  Generally found amongst rocks, in open country and around human habitations, often near tea stalls and markets. They also found near water and their usual habitat is cultivated farmland and open country.  Head is black on …

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Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) complete detail

Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) complete detail – updated. Description of Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus). Classification of Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus). Habit and habitat of Asian koel. They prefers staying in a dense thick forest with thick trees and bamboos, light woodland and cultivation areas. Size of adult Asian koel is between 38 to 46 cm including the tail. The weight of adult is …

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