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Lesser Whitethroat warbler (Silviidae) Picture and Detail

  Lesser Whitethroat Warbler Pictures and Detail -         It is quite an interesting experience to interact with small or tiny birds. I have found that these birds are more interacting than the big birds and they sometimes come very close to you. I have already introduced you to two warblers Common Tailorbird and Grey-hooded warbler . Today, I will talk about Lesser whitethroat warbler.  Download our App Beautiful Indian Birds One day I was taking pictures of flowers then I found that a small bird is coming very close to me and he was comfortable in my presence. He was very adorable and sweet and I clicked some of his pictures and later found that the name of this bird is Lesser Whitethroat and it is a warbler. It is part of an old-world warbler family called Silviidae. They are migratory birds that fly to India in winters from cold climates. The scientific name of this bird is Curruca curruca.  This bird is available in good numbers and we can found it in some parts of Europe, Afric

Lesser Yellownape (Woodkeeper) Pictures and Detail

Lesser Yellownape (Woodkeeper) Pictures and Detail The more I capture the pictures of birds, the more I become fascinated with their versatility. I wanted to capture the pictures of a wood keeper bird and one day, I heard a sound that resembles the sound of hitting hard on the wood. So, I decided to investigate and found a greenish bird making sounds on a nearby tree. I succeed in taking a few pictures of this bird before it flew away.  Download our App to Learn about Indian Birds Later on in the investigation, I found that it is Lesser Yellownape and its scientific name is (Picus chlorolophus). It belongs to the wood keeper family called Picidae and we can find them very common in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Lesser Yellownape has three subspecies and I took pictures of the Himalayan subspecies because I took these pictures in Himachal.  It is a medium-sized (25-27cm) greenish bird with a yellow crown or strip at the head with shades of red or orange color around the ey