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The Verditer Flycatcher (Eumyias Thalassinus) Pictures and Detail

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The Verditer Flycatcher (Eumyias Thalassinus) Pictures and Detail (Click to Tweet)
Verditer Flycatcher is second Flycatcher bird that I am going to share with you. Earlier, I shared with you a beautiful white colored flycatcher bird Asian Paradise Flycatcher. Now, it is the turn of the second flycatcher bird i.e. Verfiter Flycatcher. I found both these flycatcher birds at the same place village Mandher, near Baijnath, Himachal Pradesh. 

The scientific name of this bird is Eumyias thalassinus. Verditer flycatcher can be identified by blue color of its body and black patch around its eyes. It is an old world flycatcher bird and found from Himalayan region to Indonesia. The male Verditer flycatcher birds are blue colored all over the body while female birds are lighter blue in color. As their name suggests, these birds catch flies and other flying insects to eat. 


I found this bird on a tree silently looking for its preys. Verditer Flycatcher birds are found in good number in the nature so …

Grey Bush Chat (Saxicola ferreus) Pictures and Detail - A Bird who loves to be photographed

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Grey Bush Chat (Saxicola ferreus) Pictures and Detail (Click to Tweet)
Chat Birds are very interactive birds and they don't fear you much. Like the Brown Rock Chat which I covered earlier on this blog, Grey Bush Chat is also a very friendly bird and doesn't fear to come close to you. Brown Rock Chat is found in lower parts of India while Grey Bush Chat is a Himalayan Bird and I found it in Himachal Pradesh near Baijnath.
The scientific name of Grey Bush Chat is Saxicola Ferreus and they belong to Muscicapidae family. It is found mainly in the Himalayan region including countries like India, China, Nepal, Thailand and up to Taiwan. The size of the Grey Bush Chat is similar to Brown Rock Chat (14-16 cm long). However, its color is Black and grey. 

The Top of Grey Bush Chat is Black/grayish while its bottom is white or whitish-grey. There is a black patch around their eyes. The female birds are dull brown. These birds can be seen around fields, the human population, and near forests…

Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis) Pictures and Detail

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Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus Saularis) Pictures and Detail (Click to Tweet
There are many small birds which you encounter as a bird photographer and one of such bird is Oriental Magpie Robin which is much smaller than other Magpie birds covered on this blog i.e. Yellow-billed magpie and Red-billed magpie

Like the big magpie, this small magpie is also very friendly and can be easily spotted. Spotting an Oriental Magpie Robin is not a hard thing; however, it is hard to find two or more of them at a single place may be due to territorial disputes. It comes in the category of songbirds because of the strong sounds created by them. 

It is very common to find Oriental Magpie Robin from city gardens to forests. Because of their dark color and their interactive nature, it is much easier to spot them. Oriental Magpie Robin is found in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is a small bird that is just 18-20 cm long. Like the Big Magpie birds, they do have a taller tail and which i…