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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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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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Indian bison (Bos gaurus) – complete detail – updated

Indian bison (Bos gaurus) – complete detail – updated. Description of Indian bison (Bos gaurus) Gaur. Classification of Indian bison (Bos gaurus). Distribution of Indian bison (Bos gaurus). Habit and habitat of Indian bison.  Indian bisons are found on the forested hills and grassy areas. They are largely confined to evergreen forests or semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, but also occur in deciduous forest areas at …

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Rose ringed parakeet or Parrot (Psittacula krameri) complete detail

Rose ringed parakeet or Parrot (Psittacula krameri) complete detail. Description of parrot – tota – Rose ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri). Detail of parrot or tota. Local name of Rose ringed parakeet is tota. Classification of Rose ringed parakeet or Parrot (Psittacula krameri). Habit and habitat of Rose ringed parakeet. Rose-ringed Parakeet has yellow-green plumage, long, graduated tail and broad, rounded and hooked …

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Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) complete detail – updated

Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) complete detail. Description of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus). Habit and habitat of Grey francolin. Classification of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus).  Identification of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus).  The Grey Partridge inhabits dry, open grass and thorny-scrub country interspersed with cultivation, and avoids heavy forest and humid tracts. It is commonly found on the outskirts of villages. They are mostly …

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State animal of Tamil Nadu (Nilgiri tahr) complete detail – updated

State animal of Tamil Nadu (Nilgiri tahr) complete detail – updated. Description of State animal of Tamil Nadu. Name of the state animal of Tamil Nadu is Nilgiri tahr. Habit and habitat of Nilgiri thar. They prefer grass-woodlands, open mountain grasslands, and mountain slopes. Head to body length measures about 80 to 140 cm. The length of tail about 9 to 14 cm. They …

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State animal of Bihar (Gaur) – complete detail – updated

State animal of Bihar (Gaur) – complete detail – updated. What is the name of State animal of Bihar. Description of State animal of Bihar. Habit and habitat of Gaur. Indian bisons are found on the forested hills and grassy areas.  They are largely confined to evergreen forests or semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, but also occur in dry deciduous forest areas. Mostly they …

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State animal of Arunachal Pradesh – complete detail – updated

State animal of Arunachal Pradesh – complete detail – updated. Description of State animal of Arunachal Pradesh – Gayal – Mithun – Bos frontalis. What is the name of State animal of Arunachal Pradesh. Habit and habitat of Gayal. Gayal are found in Nepal, India to Indochina, and the Malay Peninsula. They found in small groups and usually contain one adult male and several females …

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