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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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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 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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State bird of Manipur – complete detail – updated

State bird of Manipur – complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Manipur. Name of the state bird of Manipur is Mrs. Hume’s pheasant (Nongin). Classification of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant. Habit and habitat of  Nongin. They prefer open areas, forest habitats and the forested mountain areas at 1000 to 2500 meter elevation. Mrs. Hume’s pheasant has greyish brown or purple head, with chestnut brown plumage. …

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