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State Bird of Telangana (Indian roller) – complete detail – updated

State Bird of Telangana (Indian roller) – complete detail – updated. Description of State Bird of Telangana. Name of State Bird of Telangana is Indian roller. Indian Roller is a omnivorous bird. Indian roller, generally found in cultivation, thin forest and grassland. Habit and habitat of India roller. They are mostly found near the edges of the forest rather than deep forest. Local name of Indian roller is Neelkanth. Size …

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Description of Sambar – Rusa unicolor – Sambar deer

Sambar (Rusa unicolor) complete detail. Description of Sambar – Rusa unicolor – Sambar deer. Classification of Sambar (Rusa unicolor). Habit and habitat of Sambar. Distribution of Sambar. They prefer forest, marshy and wooded areas. They also found in tropical dry forests, seasonal moist evergreen forests, subtropical mixed forests and tropical rain forests. The weight of adult Sambar is between 100 to 320 kg. Head to body …

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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 (Gracula religiosa). Hill myna like areas where rainfall and humidity are both high. They prefer jungles, evergreen, and wet deciduous forests. They occurs in moist or semi-evergreen forest in lowlands, hills and mountains. Size between …

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State bird of Pondicherry (Asian koel) complete detail – updated

State bird of Pondicherry (Asian koel) complete detail – updated. Description of state bird of Pondicherry (Puducherry). Name of state bird of Pondicherry is Asian koel. Classification of Asian koel. Habit and habitat of Asian koel.  The Asian koel is a bird of light woodland and cultivation. They prefers staying in a dense thick forest with thick trees and bamboos, light woodland and …

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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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Description of Phayre’s langur – Trachypithecus phayrei

Phayre’s langur (Trachypithecus phayrei) complete detail. Description of Phayre’s langur – Trachypithecus phayrei. Classification of Phayre’s langur. Habit and habitat of Phayre’s langur.  They prefer mixed moist deciduous forests, primary and secondary evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. They found in India, China, Thailand, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Vietnam. In India, they found in Assam, Mizoram, and Tripura, from sea level to 800 meters. The weight of male Phayre’s leaf …

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Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) complete detail – updated

Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) complete detail – updated. Description of Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). Classification of Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). Habit and habitat of Common kingfisher. Common kingfisher is commonly found by streams, village tanks, roadside puddles, kutclui wells, brackish backwaters.  Common kingfisher is a medium sized colorful bird. Upper parts are bright metallic blue, including the head. The flight of the Kingfisher is rapid. They are omnivores. Both …

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Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) complete detail

Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) complete detail – updated. Description of Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda). Classification of Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda). Local name of Rufous treepie is Bhera, Mahtab, Mootri. Habit and habitat of  Rufous treepie. The Tree-Pie is a bird of open forest. The Tree-Pie is a bird of open forest. It often frequents wooded country, dry………… The upper parts are rufescent-brown turning orange-buff on upper tail coverts. The …

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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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