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Black winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) complete detail

Black winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) complete detail. Description of Black winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus). Classification of Black winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus). Habit and habitat of  Black winged Stilt. They usually found in small groups. Identification of Black winged Stilt. Males have a black back, often with greenish gloss. Females’ backs have a brown hue, contrasting with the black remiges. Both sexes are similar, and the …

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Description of White orange tip butterfly – Ixias marianne

White orange tip butterfly (Ixias marianne) complete detail. Description of White orange tip butterfly – Ixias marianne. Classification of White orange tip butterfly (Ixias marianne). Habit and habitat of  White orange tip butterfly (Ixias marianne).  They prefer scrub-lands, dry deciduous forests, and open plains. They also found in savannahs, woodlands, open areas, beach hinterlands, agricultural land and mixed deciduous forests. In females Ixias marianne, the base of the forewings is black and have a …

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Rose colored starling (Pastor roseus) complete detail – updated

Rose colored starling (Pastor roseus) complete detail – updated. Description of rose colored starling (Pastor roseus) rosy starling. Classification of Rose colored starling (Pastor roseus). Habit and habitat of Rose colored starling. Rose coloured starling is a social bird generally found in large groups, occasionally in small groups or in pairs. Rose coloured starling have nape feathers hackled and elongate, forming long erectile crest. Dorsal surface of wing feather dark brown and iridescent …

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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. Generally, they feed on nuts, …

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White-winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata) complete detail

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. They occur in dense tropical evergreen forests. 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 …

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White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens) – Complete detail

White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens) – Complete detail – updated. Description of White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens). Classification of White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens). Local name of White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens) is Bhujanga.  Habit and habitat of White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens). Generally, inhabits well-wooded deciduous tracts, bamboos, light forests, hill and plain, and avoids cultivation and treeless country as well as heavy evergreen forest. These birds are particularly found in bamboo and thin tree jungle. These are aggressive …

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State bird of Uttarakhand – Complete detail – updated

State bird of Uttarakhand – Complete detail – updated. Description of state bird of Uttarakhand. Name of state bird of Uttarakhand is Himalayan monal. Habit and habitat of Himalayan monal. They prefer open, coniferous or mixed forests resplendent with rhododendron and bamboo. Himalayan monal is a colorful bird. Size of adult Himalayan monal is between 60 to 72 cm. The weight of adult is between 1.70 to 2.40 …

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Description of Northern goshawk – Accipiter gentilis

Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) complete detail. Description of Northern goshawk – Accipiter gentilis. Classification of Northern goshawk. Habit and habitat of Northern goshawk. They prefer wooded areas, open woods, deciduous,  coniferous and mixed forests.  In the nesting and breeding season, they prefer mature forests consisting of a combination of old, tall trees with intermediate canopy coverage and small open areas within the forest for foraging. They have short, robust …

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Gayal (Bos frontalis) complete detail – updated

Gayal (Bos frontalis) complete detail – updated. Description of Gayal (Bos frontalis). Classification of Gayal (Bos frontalis). Distribution of Gayal (Bos frontalis). Gayal is a social animal, they found in small groups and usually contain one adult male and several females and juveniles. Vocalizations include an alarm call, which consists of a high-pitched snort, and a growling “moo”. Bulls also have a …

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Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) complete detail – updated

Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) complete detail – updated. Description of  Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) – Bagula – Heron. Classification of Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis). Distribution of Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis). Cattle egret has a slightly hunched posture and white-grey plumage. The sexes differ in size and appearance, but only slightly, the male is marginally larger and has longer breeding plumes during the mating …

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