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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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Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus) complete detail

Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus) complete detail – updated. Description of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). Classification of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). Habit and habitat of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). They found in scrubby habitats, with plenty of cultivated crops tall enough to offer shelter and open beneath to provide escape routes and easy travel. Size of adult Black francolin is between 33 …

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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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Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis) Complete detail

Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis) Complete detail – updated. Description of Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis). Classification of Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis). Habit and habitat of Southern grey shrike.  Southern Grey Shrike favors open country of various kinds, from semi-desert to farmland, and from health and bogs to partly forest tundra, with scattered trees, bushes or scrubs. It needs open areas with …

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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 (Gracula religiosa). Hill myna like areas where rainfall and humidity are both high. They prefer jungles, evergreen, and wet deciduous forests. They occurs in moist or semi-evergreen forest in lowlands, hills and mountains. Size between …

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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. Male are brightly colored birds with gray …

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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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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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