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Yellow-throated sparrow

Description:

The yellow-throated sparrow or chestnut-shouldered petronia (Gymnoris xanthocollis) is a species of sparrow found in southern Asia. Males have a chestnut shoulder patch which can sometimes be hard to see. They also have a pale yellow spot on the throat in fresh plumage. Females are duller and lack the chestnut shoulder patch

Habitat:

It feeds on plant matter, mainly seeds, including those of cultivated cereals, as well as small berries and nectar.

Notes:

In the 2nd spotting, the mother feeding rice after removing the husk to its fledgling

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Arun
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Arun

Muthur, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Mar 25, 2018
Submitted on Mar 28, 2018

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