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Oriental Magpie-Robin

Copsychus saularis

Description:

Pictured here is male, black above and white below, with white stripes on wings and slightly bigger than sparrow. Female is slightly different in colours - here, one of my previous spottings from the same area: https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/18...

Habitat:

Seen in totally urban setting of Cox's Bazar, on borders of some small paddy fields and ponds.

Notes:

This is the national bird of Bangladesh, and is called the Doel or Doyel in bangla language. As national symbol, it appears on national currency notes, and there is also a monument to this bird in Dhaka.

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চট্টগ্রাম বিভাগ, Bangladesh

Lat: 21.44, Long: 92.00

Spotted on Mar 3, 2019
Submitted on Mar 5, 2019

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