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Green bee eater (Merops orientalis) complete detail – updated

Green bee eater (Merops orientalis) complete detail – updated. Description of Green bee eater (Merops orientalis). Local name – Bahira popat. Classification of Green bee eater (Merops orientalis). Habit and habitat of Green bee eater (Merops orientalis). The little green bee-eater predominantly inhabits arid woodlands with scattered trees and bare soil or sand. The green bee eater is mostly bronze-green, with golden-green crown and nape, …

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State bird of Goa (Flame-throated Bulbul) complete detail – updated

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 dry-deciduous and scrub forests with stunted vegetation on the hilly slopes. They occurs in the lowlands and foothills of the Ghats up to 900m, rarely to1200m. Flame-throated …

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Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker (Dendrocopos mahrattensis) detail

Dendrocopos mahrattensis (Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker) complete detail. Description of Dendrocopos mahrattensis (Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker). Classification of Dendrocopos mahrattensis (Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker). Habit and habitat of  Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker. Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker frequents open scrub country, light deciduous forest, mango orchards and groves of trees. It avoids heavy evergreen jungle……………. Identification of Dendrocopos mahrattensis (Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker). Size between 16 cm to 20 cm. Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker have long, stout, …

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Hill myna (Gracula religiosa) complete detail – updated

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. Hill myna is a omnivorous bird. They feed on fruits, berries, seeds, Flowers, insects and lizard………….. Upper parts are green-glossed …

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State bird of Jharkhand (Asian koel) complete detail – updated

State bird of Jharkhand (Asian koel) complete detail – updated. Description of state bird of Jharkhand. Name of state bird of Jharkhand is Asian koel. The Asian koel is a bird of light woodland and cultivation. They prefers staying in a dense thick forest with thick trees and bamboos, light woodland and cultivation areas. Color of adult male Asian koel is glossy bluish-black …

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Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) complete detail

Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) complete detail. Description of Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris). Classification of Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris). Habit and habitat of Black Shouldered Kite. The black shouldered kite occurs in open woodland, grassland and farmland, particularly in areas with scattered trees. This species can also be found on coastal sand dunes, particularly in the south and west of its …

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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 groups or in pairs. They forages on the ground or from low bushes …

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Ashy crowned sparrow lark (Eremopterix griseus) complete detail

Ashy crowned sparrow lark (Eremopterix griseus) complete detail. Description of  Ashy crowned sparrow lark (Eremopterix griseus). Classification of  Ashy crowned sparrow lark (Eremopterix griseus). Habit and habitat of Ashy crowned sparrow lark. They prefer open dry habitats. They found in stubble, scrub, plains in open land with bare ground, grass, waste-land, riverside sand and tidal flats on the coast. The bill of ashy crowned sparrow lark …

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Description of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant – Syrmaticus humiae

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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Eurasian golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus) Complete detail

Eurasian golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus) Complete detail – updated. Description of Eurasian golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus). Classification of Eurasian golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus). Habit and habitat of Eurasian golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus). The Golden Oriole is a migratory and generally quite solitary bird. They found in well-timbered forests, and woodland, along with parks, orchards and gardens. Local name – Peelak. Size of Eurasian golden oriole is between 22 cm to 25 cm including the tail. Eurasian golden …

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