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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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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.  Upper parts are green-glossed black, with bright orange-yellow patches of naked skin and fleshy wattles on the side of …

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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. The breast of Indian …

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Grey headed myna (Sturnia malabarica) complete detail – updated


Grey headed myna (Sturnia malabarica) complete detail – updated. Description of Grey headed myna (Sturnia malabarica) Chestnut-tailed starling. Classification of Grey headed myna. Habit and habitat of Grey headed myna. They prefer wooded habitats, light open forests, groves, cultivation areas………… Crown, hind neck and sides of face are silver-grey, the feathers elongate and hackled, with pale shafts producing streaking. They prefer wooded habitats. Nesting and breeding …

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State bird of Delhi (House sparrow) – complete detail – updated


State bird of Delhi (House sparrow) – complete detail – updated. What is the name of State bird of Delhi. Description of State bird of Delhi. House Sparrow is a social (gregarious) bird. Habit and habitat of house sparrow. They are closely associated with human habitation and cultivation and like areas that have been modified by humans, including farms, residential, and urban areas. Both sexes are …

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Rose colored starling (Pastor roseus) complete detail – updated


Rose colored starling (Pastor roseus) complete detail – updated. Description of rose colored starling (Pastor roseus) rosy starling. Classification of Rose colored starling (Pastor roseus). Habit and habitat of Rose colored starling. Rose coloured starling is a social bird generally found in large groups, occasionally in small groups or in pairs. Rose coloured starling have nape feathers hackled and elongate, forming long erectile crest. Dorsal surface of wing feather dark brown and iridescent …

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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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Black necked crane (Grus nigricollis) complete detail – updated


Black necked crane (Grus nigricollis) complete detail – updated. Description of Black necked crane (Grus nigricollis). Classification of Black necked crane (Grus nigricollis). Habit and habitat of Black necked crane (Grus nigricollis).  The Black-necked Crane has an exclusive range between the altitudes of 3500 meters to 5500 meters in the tablelands of Central Asia. These Cranes have been recorded from …

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Rose ringed parakeet or Parrot (Psittacula krameri) complete detail


Rose ringed parakeet or Parrot (Psittacula krameri) complete detail. Description of parrot – tota – Rose ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri). Detail of parrot or tota. Local name of Rose ringed parakeet is tota. Classification of Rose ringed parakeet or Parrot (Psittacula krameri). Habit and habitat of Rose ringed parakeet. Rose-ringed Parakeet has yellow-green plumage, long, graduated tail and broad, rounded and hooked …

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Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) complete detail


Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) complete detail – updated. Description of Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis). Classification of Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis). Local name of Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) is Doyel.  Habit and habitat of Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis). The Oriental Magpie Robin is found in open woodland, cultivated areas often close to human habitations. They prefer open areas such as mangroves, gardens, cultivated areas. The breeding season is …

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