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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.  They move their range depending on the seasons, and are found at higher elevations during the summer and move to lower elevations during the winter. They are good runners, and prefers to run rather …

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Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto) complete detail

Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto) complete detail – updated. Description of Eurasian collared dove (Camedi). Local name of Eurasian collared dove is Camedi. Classification of Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto). Habit and habitat of Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto). Eurasian Collared-Doves reported in most parts of word. They live in urban and suburban areas. In rural settings look for them on farms and in …

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Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti) complete detail – updated

Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti) complete detail. Description of Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti). Classification of Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti). Identification of Forest Owlet. Habit and habitat of Forest Owlet. Forest owlet’s preferred habitat is the dry deciduous teak forests.  The cheeks of the Forest Owlet thus contrast little with the surrounding areas, and the face has a blander expression and is mostly paler. The Forest Owlet …

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

State Bird of Karnataka (Indian roller) – complete detail – updated. Description of State Bird of Karnataka. Name of State Bird of Karnataka is Indian roller.  They are mostly found near the edges of the forest rather than deep forest. They are also spotted in urban and suburban areas and prefers open ground, cultivated fields, local parks and cities at lower elevation. Generally, they feed on nuts, …

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Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus) complete detail

Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus) complete detail – updated. Description of Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus). Classification and Habit and habitat of Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus). Yellow throated bulbuls are found on scrub habitats on steep, rocky hills many of which are threatened by granite quarrying. The Yellow throated bulbul is a beautiful bird, with short and slender neck. Size between 18 …

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State bird of Tripura – complete detail – updated

State bird of Tripura – complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Tripura. Name of State bird of Tripura is Green imperial pigeon. Habit and habitat of Green imperial pigeon. They prefer evergreen areas, wooded habitats and primary and secondary forests up to 1000 meter. They also found in mangrove areas and open country with scattered trees. Green imperial pigeon is a beautiful and large arboreal …

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Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus) complete detail

Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus) complete detail. Description of Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus). Classification of Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus). Identification of Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus). Habit and habitat of Purple sunbird. They inhabit thin forests, but are also found in gardens and even in dense urban areas, where they are usually observed near flowering shrubs and trees. Purple Sunbird has a relatively short bill, …

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Description of Great Indian bustard – Godawan

Great Indian bustard – Godawan complete detail. Description of Great Indian bustard – Godawan. Classification of Great Indian bustard. Habit and habitat Great Indian bustard. They are usually excessively shy and wary. 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 120 …

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Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus) complete detail

Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus) complete detail – updated. Description of Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus). Classification of Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus). Habit and habitat of Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus).  They prefer little-disturbed temperate coniferous and deciduous forests, with heavy understory. In winter, they to grassy or shrubby gullies with less snow cover. Size of adult male is between 65 to 73 cm, and the size …

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White Throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) complete detail

White Throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) complete detail.  Description of White Throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis). Classification of White Throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis).  Habit and habitat of White Throated Kingfisher. White-throated kingfishers is the most familiar of our kingfishers. It is usually met with single in the neighborhood of inundated paddy-fields, ponds-, puddles, kittclui wells and on the sandy seashore, both near and away from …

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