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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. The iris is …

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Indian pond heron (Ardeola grayii) Complete detail – updated

Indian pond heron (Ardeola grayii) Complete detail – updated. Description of Indian pond heron (Ardeola grayii) – Khunch bagula. Classification of Indian pond heron (Ardeola grayii). Habit and habitat of Indian pond heron (Ardeola grayii). The Indian Pond Heron is a shallow aquatic habitat bird. Sometimes it may live at fresh, salt, natural or human made aquatic places. The Indian Pond Heron is a small drab …

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Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) complete detail

Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) complete detail – updated. Description of Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus). Classification of Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus). Habit and habitat Greater flamingo. They inhabits relatively shallow water bodies, including saline lagoons, salt pans, estuaries, and large saline or alkaline lakes.  Size of adult Greater flamingo is between 110 cm to 150 cm. The weight of adult is between 2.0 …

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State bird of Arunachal Pradesh – complete detail – updated

State bird of Arunachal Pradesh – complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Arunachal Pradesh. The name of State bird of Arunachal Pradesh is Great hornbill (Buceros bicornis). Habit and habitat of Great hornbill. Generally found in the canopy of the rainforest and wet, tall, evergreen forests. They can find shelter in the holes of the trees, and may cover large …

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Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis) Complete detail

Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis) Complete detail – updated. Description of Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis). Classification of Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis). Habit and habitat of Southern grey shrike.  Southern Grey Shrike favors open country of various kinds, from semi-desert to farmland, and from health and bogs to partly forest tundra, with scattered trees, bushes or scrubs. It needs open areas with …

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House sparrow (Passer domesticus) complete detail – updated

House sparrow (Passer domesticus) complete detail – updated. Description of House sparrow (Passer domesticus) Goraya. Classification and Habit and habitat of House sparrow (Passer domesticus). Distribution of House sparrow (Passer domesticus). Both sexes are grayish brown with black streaks on back and tail. Wings are brown, with white bars. Both sexes are easily distinguishable, by coloration. Male are brightly colored birds with gray …

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Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus) complete detail

Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus) complete detail – updated. Description of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). Classification of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). Habit and habitat of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). They found in scrubby habitats, with plenty of cultivated crops tall enough to offer shelter and open beneath to provide escape routes and easy travel. Size of adult Black francolin is between 33 …

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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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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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Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) complete detail – updated

Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) complete detail – updated. Description of Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) Ganga myna. Classification of Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) Ganga myna. Habit and habitat of Bank myna.  Generally found amongst rocks, in open country and around human habitations, often near tea stalls and markets. They also found near water and their usual habitat is cultivated farmland and open country. Both sexes are similar in …

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