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Brown rock chat (Cercomela fusca) complete detail – updated

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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. Size of Brown rock chat is between 16 cm to 18 cm. Brown rock chat is uniformly rufous brown with the wings …

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State bird of Kerala (Great hornbill) – complete detail – updated

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State bird of Kerala (Great hornbill) – complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Kerala. Name of State bird of Kerala is Great hornbill (Buceros bicornis). 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 areas of the forest in a single day in search of food. …

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Asian pied starling (Gracupica contra) complete detail – updated

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Asian pied starling (Gracupica contra) complete detail – updated. Description and classification of Asian pied starling (Gracupica contra). Habit and habitat Asian pied starling. Asian pied starling, usually found in small groups mainly on the plains and low foothills. Asian pied starling has a yellowish bill with a bright orange-red base. Asian pied starling is strikingly marked in black and white, with long legs. The flight is …

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Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto) complete detail

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Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto) complete detail – updated. Description of Eurasian collared dove (Camedi). Local name of Eurasian collared dove is Camedi. Classification of Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto). Habit and habitat of Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto). Eurasian Collared-Doves reported in most parts of word. They live in urban and suburban areas. In rural settings look for them on farms and in …

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Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) complete detail

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Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) complete detail. Description of Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris). Classification of Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris). Habit and habitat of Black Shouldered Kite. The black shouldered kite occurs in open woodland, grassland and farmland, particularly in areas with scattered trees. This species can also be found on coastal sand dunes, particularly in the south and west………….. Identification of …

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Ashy crowned sparrow lark (Eremopterix griseus) complete detail

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Ashy crowned sparrow lark (Eremopterix griseus) complete detail. Description of  Ashy crowned sparrow lark (Eremopterix griseus). Classification of  Ashy crowned sparrow lark (Eremopterix griseus). They found in stubble, scrub, plains in open land with bare ground, grass, waste-land, riverside sand and tidal flats on the coast. The bill of ashy crowned sparrow lark is small, strong and greyish light black. Legs are …

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State bird of Uttar Pradesh -complete detail – updated

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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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White-winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata) complete detail

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White-winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata) complete detail – updated. Description of White-winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata). Classification of White-winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata). Habit and habitat of White-winged wood duck. Roosting and nesting, usually in tree-holes. Size between 65 cm to 82 cm. The weight of adult male is between 2.8 kg. to 4.2 kg. and the weight of adult female is between 1.8 kg. …

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State bird of Lakshadweep – complete detail – updated

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State bird of Lakshadweep – complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Lakshadweep. Name of State bird of Lakshadweep is Sooty tern. Sooty Tern is a social bird. They found in large groups. Habit and habitat of Sooty Tern………… Size of adult sooty tern is between 33 to 45 cm including the tail. The weight of adult is between 150 to …

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Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus) complete detail

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Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus) complete detail – updated. Description of Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus). Classification of Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus). Habit and habitat of Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus).  They prefer little-disturbed temperate coniferous and deciduous forests, with heavy understory. In winter, they to grassy or shrubby gullies with less snow cover. Size of adult male is between 65 to 73 cm, and the size …

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