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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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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. The …

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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 habitats like rocky, scrub covered hills mostly in the Eastern Ghats and central peninsular India but also in some places in the Western Ghats. They found on …

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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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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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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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