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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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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, and urban gardens. They also found near human………… Crown, hind neck and sides of face are silver-grey, the feathers elongate and hackled, with pale …

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Brown rock chat (Cercomela fusca) complete detail – updated

Brown rock chat (Cercomela fusca) complete detail – updated. Description of Brown rock chat (Cercomela fusca). Classification of Brown rock chat (Cercomela fusca). Habit and habitat of Brown rock chat. Commonly found in agricultural fields, in buildings, and in sub-urban areas. Identification of Brown rock chat (Cercomela fusca). Size of Brown rock chat is between 16 cm to 18 cm. Brown rock chat is …

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State bird of Punjab (Northern goshawk) complete detail – updated

State bird of Punjab (Northern goshawk) complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Punjab. Name of the State bird of Punjab is Northern goshawk. Habit and habitat of Northern goshawk. They prefer wooded areas, open woods, deciduous, coniferous and mixed forests.  Size of adult male Northern goshawk is between 45 to 60 cm and the length of female is between is between 55 to …

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State bird of Meghalaya (Hill myna) – complete detail – updated

State bird of Meghalaya (Hill myna) – complete detail – updated. Description of state bird of Meghalaya. Name of state bird of Meghalaya is Hill myna. Habit and habitat of Hill myna. They prefer jungles, evergreen, and wet deciduous forests.  Size between 28 cm. to 30 cm. and weigh between 200 to 250 g. Upper parts are green-glossed black, with bright orange-yellow patches …

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State bird of Sikkim (Blood pheasant) complete detail – updated

State bird of Sikkim (Blood pheasant) complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Sikkim. Name of the State bird of Sikkim is Blood pheasant. Classification of Blood pheasant. 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. Size of adult male Blood pheasant is between …

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State bird of Uttar Pradesh -complete detail – updated

State bird of Uttar Pradesh – complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Uttar Pradesh. Name of State bird of Uttar Pradesh is Sarus crane. Habit and habitat of Sarus crane. They prefer wetlands areas.  The Sarus crane is the tallest flying bird in the world, standing at a height of up to 180 cm. During courtship displays, female utters two calls while male gives …

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Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) complete detail – updated

Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) complete detail – updated. Description of Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) Nawarang. Classification of Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura). The Pitta is a bird of well-wooded and scrubby country.  It is mainly terrestrial in habits, but roosts at night in low trees. It is fond of nullahs and ravines with plenty of undergrowth, deciduous as well as evergreen, and is met with both near …

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Common buzzard (Buteo buteo) complete detail – updated

Common buzzard (Buteo buteo) complete detail – updated. Description of Common buzzard (Buteo buteo). Classification of Common buzzard (Buteo buteo). Habit and habitat of Common buzzard (Buteo buteo). They prefer tree cover, woodland, bushes, farmland, and moors for nesting and roosting.  The size of adult Common buzzard is between 45 to 57 cm. The weight of adult is between 450 to 1400 …

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Indian roller (Coracias benghalensis) – Neelkanth – complete detail

Indian roller (Coracias benghalensis) – Neelkanth – complete detail. Description of Indian roller (Coracias benghalensis) – Neelkanth. Classification of Indian roller. Habit and habitat of Indian roller. Indian roller, generally found in cultivation, thin forest and grassland. They are mostly found near the edges of the forest rathe, than deep forest. They are also spotted in urban and suburban areas. Local name of Indian roller …

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