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Blue-fronted Redstart Pictures and Detail (Phoenicurus frontalis)

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Blue-fronted Redstart Blue-fronted Redstart Pictures and Detail-  I have always found small birds like Redstart very curious and they mostly become curious about your activities and sometimes even come close to you. Last time, I shared my encounters with Black-Redstart , White-capped Redstart and Plumbeous Redstart and now, it's time to talk about Blue-fronted Redstart, whom I met in the foothills of Himachal Pradesh.  Blue-fronted Redstart During a walk in empty fields, I found a pair of small birds looking for food, When I went close to them, then I realized that they are Redstart birds. Initially, I was not sure that which kind of Redstart these were. When I started taking pictures of them, then they also started coming close to me and started curiously observing me. Soon, they realized that I am not a threat to them, then they become busy with their old activities while ignoring my presence.  Blue-fronted Redstart The scientific name of this bird is Phoenic

Black Redstart Pictures and Detail (Phoenicurus ochruros) A small curious Bird

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Black Redstart Black Redstart Pictures and Detail-  Today, I will discuss and share third Redstart with you with whom I spent some time and got its pictures. Earlier, I shared pictures of White capped Redstart  and Plumbeous Redstart . Like the other redstart  birds, Black Redstart is also a curious bird and it may come close to you when you are taking its pictures.  Black Redstart The scientific name of this bird is Phoenicurus ochruros and it belongs to redstart genus Phoenicurus. The scientific name of Indian subspecies is Phoenicurus ochruros rufiventris. Black Redstart, a small fly catcher bird has wide range and we can find many of their subspecies. Black Redtarts are found in Europe, Asia, China, Britain, Ireland and Africa. It is a resident world; however, the Black redstart  living in the northern or colder parts may migrate to hot southern places.  Black Redstart Front It is not a very difficult job to find a Black Redstart around you in India; tho

Plumbeous Water Redstart (Rhyacornis Fuliginosa) Pictures and Detail

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Plumbeous Water Redstart (Male) Plumbeous Water Redstart  (Rhyacornis Fuliginosa) Pictures and Detail During my visit to the small rocky river, I noticed that a small blue colored bird is trying to get my attention. On the first look, I recognized that it is a Redstart; however, I was not aware of it's particular name. Earlier, I covered one more Redstart on this blog, White Caped Redstart . On some search, I found that it is a Plumbeous Water Redstart which is found near fast flowing water bodies, small river, rocky rivers etc. The scientific name of this bird is  Rhyacornis Fuliginos and it belong to Muscicapidae bird family. This bird is mainly found in South Asia, Southeast Asia and China in countries like India, Afghanistan, China, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Laos, Mynmmar, Thailand and Taiwan. I took the pictures of male Plumbeous Water Redstart because the male birds are in slate blue color and female birds are in Grey color. Male birds do have a rusty red col

The White Capped Redstart Pictures and Detail (Chaimarrornis leucocephalus)

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White Capped Redstart in Himachal Pradesh The White Capped Redstart Pictures and Detail (Chaimarrornis leucocephalus) I met White-capped Redstart in Himachal. During my visit to my native village in Himachal, my aunt told me that there is a beautiful bird moving around with white patch on the top of the head. I was lucky because I met the bird same evening and for the next four days we met three times.  Fortunately, White-capped Redstart didn't mind my presence and I got a chance to take some beautiful pictures of this bird. White-capped Redstart is found in Indian Subcontinent and South-East Asia. Also check Plumbeous Water Redstart White-capped Redstart from Back The size of this bird is around 19 cm and its scientific name is ( Chaimarrornis leucocephalus ).  These birds belong to the Muscicapidae  family of birds. At present, White-capped Redstart is in the least concern category of birds as per the threat level and we can find them on a wide range.