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rufous sibia

Heterophasia capistrata


it is a rufous coloured bird, with a black head and cap.


The Rufous Sibia (Heterophasia capistrata) is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family. It feeds on berries and insects. It is found in the northern parts of the Indian Subcontinent, ranging across India, Bhutan and Nepal. Its natural habitat is the temperate forests of the Lower to Middle Himalayas


it is a social bird found sitting on pines and red rhododendrons

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Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on May 3, 2012
Submitted on Jul 22, 2012

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