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The Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus Sutorius) Pictures and Detail

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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. 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 is so small sometimes, you find it hard t

Brown Rock (Indian) Chat (Cercomela fusca) and Detail (Beautiful small Brown Bird)

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Brown Rock (Indian) Chat  Brown Rock (Indian) Chat Pictures and Detail Brown Rock Chat is a one of common bird, we can observe these small brown birds even in urban areas. Brown Rock Chat is also called I ndian Chat because it is mainly found in central and northern India. The scientific name of Indian chat is Cercomela fusca and it belongs to chat (Saxicolinae) subfamily of birds.  A small Brown Rock Chat or Indian chat   My encounter with Brown Rock Chat is very common because a pair of this bird lives near my home and I constantly get a chance to see them. I mostly see them in pairs and they don't mind coming close to me. They also enjoy me capturing their pictures and allow me to come close to them. Sometimes, we even find this bird making sweet calls as shown in the picture below. These small brown birds are capable of making eight different types of calls like threat call, territorial call etc. Brown Rock Chat making calls Brown Rock Chat mai

The Cinereous Tit Pictures and Detail (Parus Cinereus) Tiny Bird and Sweet Voice

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Cinereous Tit on Tree Branch The Cinereous Tit  (Parus Cinereus)   Many times, I wake in the morning while listening to sweet calls of Cinereous Tit because few Cinereour tits live around me and they sing in the morning. Cinereous Tit is a small tiny bird of black and white colors only; however, its voice is very sweet.  It is hard to capture pics of these birds because they are shy in nature and second, they move very fast from one place to another. It took me around six months to get a few of their pics. We can find Cinereous Tit in most parts of India and South Asia. The picture below of Cinereous Tit, I took in Hilly Part of Himachal Prades.  The Cinereous Tit (Parus Cinereus) Tinny Bird These birds are part of tit family and their scientific name is Parus Cinereus. This bird also has many subspecies which vary in size and color. Cinereous Tit mainly feed on fruits, seeds, insects. We can identify them with their white cheeks and white lines on the wings