Breaking News
Home » Fauna (page 3)


Description of Yellow footed green pigeon – Treron phoenicoptera


Yellow footed green pigeon (Treron phoenicoptera) – complete detail. Description of Yellow footed green pigeon (Treron phoenicoptera) Hariyal. Habit and habitat of Yellow footed green pigeon. Distribution of Yellow footed green pigeon. Size of adult Yellow footed green pigeon is between 29 to 33 cm. They have yellowish olive-green body, duller above with a blue grey crown. They prefer semi evergreen forests. They are …

Read More »

State bird of Maharashtra – complete detail – updated


State bird of Maharashtra – complete detail – updated. Description of state bird  of Maharashtra. Name of the State bird of Maharashtra is Yellow footed green pigeon. The breeding season is between March to June.  During the courtship the male puffs out his throat and breast, lowers his wings, ruffles out his feathers, then prances solemnly up and down the branch, continually bowing his …

Read More »

Common buzzard (Buteo buteo) complete detail – updated


Common buzzard (Buteo buteo) complete detail – updated. Description of Common buzzard (Buteo buteo). Classification of Common buzzard (Buteo buteo). Habit and habitat of Common buzzard (Buteo buteo). They prefer tree cover, woodland, bushes, farmland, and moors for nesting and roosting.  The size of adult Common buzzard is between 45 to 57 cm. The weight of adult is between 450 to 1400 …

Read More »

Description of Serow (Capricornis sumatraensis) Saza


Serow (Capricornis sumatraensis) Saza complete detail. Description of Serow (Capricornis sumatraensis) Saza. Habit and habitat of Serow. Distribution of Serow. They prefer mountainous areas at altitudes of between 200 to 3,050 meter. They are exceedingly active animal. They found from Kashmir to the Mishmi Hills in Assam, eastwards through the hill ranges of Yunan and Szechuan, the hills of Burma, Siam, Malay Peninsula, and Sumatra. …

Read More »

Indian roller (Coracias benghalensis) – Neelkanth – complete detail


Indian roller (Coracias benghalensis) – Neelkanth – complete detail. Description of Indian roller (Coracias benghalensis) – Neelkanth. Classification of Indian roller. Habit and habitat of Indian roller. Indian roller, generally found in cultivation, thin forest and grassland. They are mostly found near the edges of the forest rathe, than deep forest. They are also spotted in urban and suburban areas. Local name of Indian roller …

Read More »

Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus) complete detail


Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus) complete detail – updated. Description of Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus). Classification and Habit and habitat of Yellow throated bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus). Yellow throated bulbuls are found on scrub habitats on steep, rocky hills many of which are threatened by granite quarrying. The Yellow throated bulbul is a beautiful bird, with short and slender neck. Size between 18 …

Read More »

Description of Common Grass Yellow butterfly – Eurema hecabe


Common Grass Yellow butterfly (Eurema hecabe) – complete detail. Description of Common Grass Yellow butterfly – Eurema hecabe. Classification of Common Grass Yellow butterfly (Eurema hecabe).  Habit and habitat of Common Grass Yellow butterfly (Eurema hecabe). They prefer open forest areas, wastelands and grasslands. They also found along roadsides and riverbanks, and in parks and gardens at elevations between sea level and about 1000 metres……….. They …

Read More »

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) complete detail – updated


Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) complete detail – updated. Description of Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus). Fastest land mammal in the world is Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus). Classification of  Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus).  Habit and habitat of Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus). Grasslands and deserts are suitable habitats for cheetahs. Cheetahs have territories that will overlap with the territories of other females and males. Non-territorial males will travel the territories of resident males in search …

Read More »

Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) complete detail – updated


Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) complete detail – updated. Description of Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) Nawarang. Classification of Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura). The Pitta is a bird of well-wooded and scrubby country.  It is mainly terrestrial in habits, but roosts at night in low trees. It is fond of nullahs and ravines with plenty of undergrowth, deciduous as well as evergreen, and is met with both near …

Read More »