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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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State bird of Tamil Nadu (Emerald dove) complete detail – updated

State bird of Tamil Nadu (Emerald dove) complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Tamil Nadu. Name of the state bird of Tamil Nadu is Emerald dove. Habit and habitat of Emerald dove. They usually occur singly, pairs or in small groups. They prefer forests, woodlands, farms, gardens, and mangrove areas. Emerald dove is a beautiful bird. Size of adult Emerald dove is between 23 …

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Blue cheeked bee eater (Merops persicus) complete detail

Blue cheeked bee eater (Merops persicus) complete detail – updated. Description of Blue cheeked bee eater (Merops persicus) – Bada patringa. Classification of Blue cheeked bee eater (Merops persicus). Habit and habitat of Blue cheeked bee eater (Merops persicus). The blue-cheeked bee-eater, generally found in forest, Savannah, grassland, wetland, desert, coastal and artificial habitats. Blue-cheeked Bee-Eater has bright green plumage and rufous-chestnut throat, with yellow only on …

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

State bird of Pondicherry (Asian koel) complete detail – updated. Description of state bird of Pondicherry (Puducherry). Name of state bird of Pondicherry is Asian koel. Classification of Asian koel. Habit and habitat of 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 …

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State bird of Mizoram – complete detail – updated

State bird of Mizoram – complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Mizoram. Name of the state bird of Mizoram is Mrs. Hume’s pheasant. Classification of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant. Habit and habitat of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant.  They inhabits open dry evergreen, coniferous and mixed coniferous-broadleaf forests. They prefer open areas, forest habitats and the forested mountain areas at 1000 to 2500 meter elevation.  Size of …

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National bird of India (Peacock) complete detail – updated

National bird of India (Peacock) complete detail – updated. Description of Peacock (Pavo cristatus). Local name of Peacock (Pavo cristatus) is Mor. Classification of Peacock (Pavo cristatus). Habit and habitat of Peacock (Pavo cristatus). Peacocks are commonly found in dry and forest areas.  Indian peacock has long, strong, grayish-brown legs equipped for running away into brush for safety. Their necks and breasts are a bright blue, golden feathers line …

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State Bird of Odisha (Indian roller) – complete detail – updated

State Bird of Odisha (Indian roller) – complete detail – updated. Description of State Bird of Odisha. Name of State Bird of Odisha is Indian roller. Habit and habitat of Indian roller. They generally found in cultivation, thin forest and grassland. Size of Indian roller is between 25 cm to 35 cm including the tail. The Weight of adult is between 70 g. to 100 g. Indian Roller …

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Jungle bush quail (Perdicula asiatica) Complete detail – updated

Jungle bush quail (Perdicula asiatica) Complete detail – updated. Description of Jungle bush quail (Perdicula asiatica). Classification of Jungle bush quail (Perdicula asiatica). Habit and habitat of  Jungle bush quail. They prefer dry grasslands, but can also be found in wooded areas.  Jungle bush quail  have dark brown ear coverts and their chestnut-brown chin and throat patch is bordered by a pale yellowish band with …

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State bird of Himachal Pradesh – complete detail – updated

State bird of Himachal Pradesh (Western tragopan) complete detail – updated. What is the name of state bird of Himachal Pradesh. They prefer little-disturbed temperate coniferous and deciduous forests. Habit and habitat of Western tragopan.  Description of state bird of Himachal Pradesh. Size of adult male is between 65 to 73 cm, and the size of female is between 55 to 65 cm.  The …

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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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