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Rufous-breasted Accentor

Prunella strophiata


Adult has rusty-orange band across breast; prominent supercilium(whitish in front of eye, becoming broader and rufous behind); black ear-coverts and sides to crown; whitish throat with black streaking, typically forming diffuse malar stripe and band across lower throat; streaking on the belly and flanks Photo taken at Pangot, Uttrakhand, India


Breeds in dwarf shrubs in alpine and sub-alpine zone; winters in bushes in cultivation and scrub. Summers 2700-4000 m and winters they migrate down to 600 m.


Info taken from: Birds of the Indian Subcontinent by Richard Grimmett, Carol Inskipp and Tim Inskipp

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Karan Raghwa
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Karan Raghwa

Pangoot, Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on Nov 2, 2020
Submitted on Dec 2, 2020

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