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Common Tailorbird

Orthotomus sutorius

Description:

size 13cm.It is olive green in color with white underparts and rust colored crown. It also has two elongated pinpointed feathers in the tail.

Habitat:

spotted in Devil's Ivy in my garden.

Notes:

After a long struggle with a crow mother of these two birds died,but luckily they were grown enough to face the world.

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15 Comments

So cuteee !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

So, so sweet!!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 9 years ago

I have always wanted to see that nest personally.

Gopal murali
Gopal murali 9 years ago

Susi T-B i have uploaded it again :)

Susi T-B
Susi T-B 9 years ago

Your second picture isn't showing up; can you reload it?

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Thanks for sharing such interesting picture... Its wonderful to learn about this kind nest. Good job Gopal.

Gopal murali
Gopal murali 9 years ago

AshishNimkar thanks i have added a pic of its nest...thanks Arun...

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

R.I.P brave mom!

Thank you Ava, I definitely read it wrong. Sad about mom but glad these two were ok!

albear1960
albear1960 9 years ago

Beautiful picture and glad there was a happy ending for the little fledglings!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

great learning and spotting Gopal.. Please add if you have captured entire nest... This is very wonderful spotting...!!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

I think the babies were fine Cindy, but the mother died.

Interesting nest structure with the leaf. Sad to hear about the babies outcome.

Arun
Arun 9 years ago

nice spotting ..

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8082...

Gopal murali
Spotted by
Gopal murali

Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Feb 23, 2011
Submitted on Jul 5, 2012

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