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Indian roller

Coracias benghalensis

Description:

The Indian roller, is a member of the roller family of birds. They are found widely across tropical Asia stretching from Iraq eastward across the Indian Subcontinent to Indochina and are best known for the aerobatic displays of the male during the breeding season. They are very commonly seen perched along roadside trees and wires and are commonly seen in open grassland and scrub forest habitats. It is not migratory, but undertakes some seasonal movements. The largest populations of the species are within India, and Several states in India have chosen it as their state bird.

Habitat:

Bharatpur - Dec 2014

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1 Comment

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 6 years ago

Pretty!

marirs
Spotted by
marirs

Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Dec 24, 2014
Submitted on Jan 1, 2015

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