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Jungle Babbler

Turdoides striata


The Jungle Babbler is a common resident breeding bird in most parts of the Indian Subcontinent This species, like most babblers, is non-migratory, and has short rounded wings and a weak flight. The species was described in 1823 under the name of Cossyphus striatus and was based on a specimen from Bengal.


The Jungle Babbler's habitat is forest and cultivation. This species, like most babblers, is non-migratory,


The Jungle Babbler (Turdoides striata) is an Old World babbler found in the Indian Subcontinent. They are gregarious birds that forage in small groups of six to ten birds, a habit that has given them the popular name of Seven Sisters or Saath bhai in Hindi with cognates in other regional languages which means "seven brothers".[1

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Gopal murali
Gopal murali 8 years ago

you are welcome sir..:)

ShriPatwardhan 8 years ago

Thank you Gopal Murli for your prompt response.

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Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Nov 30, 2010
Submitted on May 30, 2012

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