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Oriental Magpie Robin (male)

Copsychus saularis

Description:

These chirpy songbirds are dimorphic. The male is jet black and white. The female a more washed-out black and white. Their colour is much like that of a washed out, faded old-fashioned umbrella.

Habitat:

Urban residential. Sitting on electrical wire.

Notes:

Bold and will approach quite close without hesitation. Loves to bathe. Sings sweetly but also has a harsher sound. You can see both here:https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/264406002

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SukanyaDatta
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SukanyaDatta

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Nov 8, 2020
Submitted on Nov 8, 2020

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