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Russet Sparrow (Passer rutilans) Pictures and Detail

A Male Russet Sparrow (Himachal) Russet Sparrow (Passer rutilans) Pictures and Detail Today, I will discuss second Sparrow on this blog, earlier I shared with you pictures and detail of House Sparrow  and made you familiar with the disappearance of House Sparrow . Today, I am going to introduce you Russet Sparrow, another Sparrow, which is not so common like House Sparrow.  The scientific name of this Sparrow is Passer Rutilans and it is also called Cinnamon or Cinnamon Tree Sparrow or Lal Guria (in Hindi). It is a Sparrow family bird and they have thick bill. There are three subspecies of Russet Sparrow. I have got pictures of the Russet Sparrow subspecies which is found in the Himalayan region.  A Male Russet Sparrow with Insect  I meet this bird while feeding the house sparrow at my village home near the Baijnath town of Hiamchal. I found that a Rufous colored sparrow is also coming to eat the rice. In my village, everyone has idea that it is also a house

The Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus Sutorius) Pictures and Detail

Tailor Bird   The Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus Sutorius) Pictures and Detail  Today, I will introduce you to a small songbird, Common Tailorbird . In Hindi and many parts of India, this bird is called Piddi. If you are a nature lover and like to observe birds, then you must have noticed this small bird giving very pleasant calls. I came across this bird a number of times and a few times, I do get a chance to enjoy its sweet song. Download our App Beautiful Indian Birds A Beautiful Common Tailorbird During the my stay in Hoshiarpur, I wake up many times with the sweet calls of the Common Tailor bird because few of them were visiting the tree behind my room. I have found common Tailorbirds at many locations in Punjab and they are very common. However, due to busy and noisy life, many people fail to enjoy the sweetness of their songs.  Backview of Tailor Bird The scientific name of this bird is Orthotomus Sutorius and it is a Warbler. The size of this bird i

Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) Picture and Detail

Bank Myna  Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) Picture and Detail  As you go deep into the world of birds, then you witness a great variety of birds. I never thought earlier that so many kinds of Myna live around us. Around the world, we can find two dozen myna. The first myna, I shared with you was Common Myna and now, I am going to share Bank Myna and which is also called Sharak in Punjabi.  Initially, I thought that it is a jungle Myna because of its resemblance to it; however, on closer look, I found that there is a difference in the colour of the bleak skin around its eye. In some studies, I found that It is bank myna. The scientific name of this myna is Acridotheres ginginianus.  Bank Myna  Like the Common Myna, Bank Myna also doesn't fear much from humans and therefore, you get a nice chance to take its pictures. The brick-red colour of its bleak skin around its eyes is the main indicator that it is Bank Myna. Also, there is no white patch on the wing

(Indian) Jungle Crow (Corvus Macrorhynchos) Pictures and Details

Jungle Crow Himachal Pradesh Jungle Crow (Corvus Macrorhynchos) Pictures and Details The first crow, I shared with you was the Indian (House) Crow , now I am going to introduce you to the Jungle Crow, as the name suggests it is a crow that mostly lives in the jungle. It is very common to find Jungle Crows in the Jungle and they sound alarmed with their sharp voice when you enter an area where they live.  Download our App Beautiful Indian Birds A Jungle Crow taking away left over Though, Jungle crow are not exclusive to jungles only, many times, we can find them in urban areas and near human population. The scientific name of Jungle Crow is Corvus Macrohynchos. This crow is also called Large-billed crow and Thick-billed crow because of its large bill. Jungle crows are widespread across Asia. Jungle Crow Front The best way to recognize these crows is to notice the completely black color on their body. Like the house crow, these crows do survive on the variety of f