Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Mesmerizing Paradise-Flycatcher

About: This bird is so beautiful that photos and words can’t do justice to it. You need to see it to understand what I mean to say. The male has a glossy, silky royal blue head & a crest, a blue beak and matching eye-rings. His body is all white with a hint of black on his wing-tips. The tail

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The Chirpy Sparrows

  About: Today is World Sparrow Day. So I am dedicating this post to the sparrow. This is a very well known bird. I think I don’t need to describe it because it has always been close to mankind and has a near worldwide presence. Sometimes it is synonymous with the word ‘bird’. So much so that its scientific name

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The Demoiselle Crane – hooked to Khichan village…

  About: This is the smallest of the 15 crane species in the world and is migratory. Behavior: They migrate to India mostly from Central and North Asia – flying over the mighty Himalayas. A large number of these birds arrive every year at a village named Khichan in Western Indian desert state of Rajasthan. Why Khichan?? Because the villagers

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The Story Of Rose-Ringed Parakeets

  About: All green with black tipped red bill and black chin, pink ringed eyes, long blue tail – that is how you describe this beautiful bird. Only the males have a red band around their necks which turns black around the chin area. Behaviour: These move daily to our villages and cities in large flocks making a lot of noise.

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