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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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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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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 Tree-Pie is a bird of open forest. It often frequents wooded country, dry forest, mixed deciduous forest and scrub jungle near towns and villages and …

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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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State animal of Arunachal Pradesh – complete detail – updated

State animal of Arunachal Pradesh – complete detail – updated. Description of State animal of Arunachal Pradesh – Gayal – Mithun – Bos frontalis. What is the name of State animal of Arunachal Pradesh. Habit and habitat of Gayal. Gayal are found in Nepal, India to Indochina, and the Malay Peninsula. They found in small groups and usually contain one adult male and several females …

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Jungle bush quail (Perdicula asiatica) Complete detail – updated

Jungle bush quail (Perdicula asiatica) Complete detail – updated. Description of Jungle bush quail (Perdicula asiatica). Classification of Jungle bush quail (Perdicula asiatica). Habit and habitat of  Jungle bush quail. They prefer dry grasslands, but can also be found in wooded areas.  Jungle bush quail  have dark brown ear coverts and their chestnut-brown chin and throat patch is bordered by a pale yellowish band with …

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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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Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) complete detail

Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) complete detail – updated. Description of Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus). Classification of Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus). Habit and habitat of Asian koel. They prefers staying in a dense thick forest with thick trees and bamboos, light woodland and cultivation areas. Size of adult Asian koel is between 38 to 46 cm including the tail. The weight of adult is …

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Bay backed shrike (Lanius vittatus) complete detail – updated

Bay backed shrike (Lanius vittatus) complete detail – updated. Description of Bay backed shrike (Lanius vittatus). Classification of Bay backed shrike (Lanius vittatus). Identification of Bay backed shrike (Lanius vittatus). Habit and habitat of Bay backed shrike. Bay backed shrike is a bird of dry open country abounding in Babool trees and scrub. Bay backed shrike have grey and white head with a broad …

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State Bird of Rajasthan – complete detail – updated

State Bird of Rajasthan – complete detail – updated. State Bird of Rajasthan – Great Indian bustard (Godawan). Description of state bird of Rajasthan. Classification of Great Indian bustard. Habit and habitat of Great Indian bustard. 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 …

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