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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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Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) complete detail – updated

Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) complete detail. Description of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus). Habit and habitat of Grey francolin. Classification of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus).  Identification of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus).  The Grey Partridge inhabits dry, open grass and thorny-scrub country interspersed with cultivation, and avoids heavy forest and humid tracts. It is commonly found on the outskirts of villages. They are mostly …

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Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) complete detail

Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) complete detail – updated. Description of Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda). Classification of Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda). Local name of Rufous treepie is Bhera, Mahtab, Mootri. Habit and habitat of  Rufous treepie. The Tree-Pie is a bird of open forest.  The upper parts are rufescent-brown turning orange-buff on upper tail coverts. The head, neck and breast are a deep slate-grey color, sometimes slightly brownish. The underparts …

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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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Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris) complete detail – updated

Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris) complete detail – updated. Description of Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris). Classification of Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris)  Dhanchidi-Dhanesh. They are found in pairs or small groups. Habit and habitat of Indian grey hornbill. They likes deciduous forest, parkland and open thorn-forest with fig trees. The tail has a white tip and a dark sub-terminal band. They have a red iris and the eyelids have …

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Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis) Complete detail – updated

Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis) Complete detail – updated. Description of  Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis). Classification of Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis). Greater coucal is reported throughout the India. Habit and habitat of Greater coucal. Local name of Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis) is Mahok. The head is black, upper mantle and underside are black glossed with purple. Generally found in Open forest, scrub country, bushes, grassland, shrubbery, groves and near human habitation. Wings are …

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Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) complete detail

Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) complete detail – updated. Description of Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus). Habit and habitat of Black Drongo. Local name of Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) is Bhujanga. Classification of Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus). Habit and Habitat of Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus).   Generally found in open areas, savanna’s and countries. It lives in open forests, habitation, farmlands and slightly wooded habitats, near water. It may be found …

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State bird of Goa (Flame-throated Bulbul) complete detail – updated

State bird of Goa (Flame-throated Bulbul) complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Goa. Name of State bird of Goa is Flame-throated Bulbul or Ruby-throated Yellow Bulbul. Habit and habitat of Flame-throated Bulbul. They prefer dry-deciduous and scrub forests with stunted vegetation on the hilly slopes. They occurs in the lowlands and……………… They prefer habitats like rocky, scrub covered hills mostly in …

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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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State bird of Nagaland – complete detail – updated

State bird of Nagaland – complete detail – updated. Description of state bird of Nagaland. Name of the state bird of Nagaland is Blyth’s tragopan. Classification of Blyth’s tragopan. Habit and habitat of Blyth’s tragopan. They prefer wooded areas. Male Blyth’s tragopan have rusty-red and black head, and smoky-grey lower breast and belly. The upper breast and neck is rusty red, and the lower breast and …

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