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Robin, Indian
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Saxicoloides fulicatus
Afghanistan, Asia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Global, India, Nepal, Pakistan, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Sri Lanka Read more
Related Reading
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common throughout the Indian Subcontinent south of the Himalayas, uncommon to rare in Nepal and very common in the dry zone in Sri Lanka (del Hoyo et al. 2005). ...
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The Indian Robin (Saxicoloides fulicatus[ note 1] ) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is widespread in the Indian Subcontinent, and ranges across Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The males of northern populations have a brown back whose extent gradually reduces southwards with populations in the southern peninsula having an all black back. They are commonly found in open scrub areas and often seen running along the ground or perching on low thorny shrubs and rocks. Their long tails are held erect and their chestnut undertail covert and dark body make them easily distinguishable from the Pied Bushchat and the Oriental Magpie Robin. ...
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