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Jungle Babbler

Turdoides striata


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" in urban Northern India, and Saath bhai (seven brothers) in Bengali with cognates in other regional languages which also mean "seven brothers"


The jungle babbler's habitat is forest and farm land.

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Ornithoptera80 a year ago

Amazing shot, welcome to Project Noah!

i_munasinghe a year ago

The photo comes with the sound to me :) Nice spotting!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Two of the seven. ;-) Nice shot.

MichaelS a year ago

Hi Vinayak Gilbile, welcome to Project Noah!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a year ago

I remember them from the South - Chennai. They were always very active and chatty. I used to watch them and the squirrels give each other a hard time !

Vinayak Gilbile
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Vinayak Gilbile

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Jul 2, 2020
Submitted on Jul 2, 2020

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