Black Shouldered Kite

The Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) is a small raptor. Measuring 35–38 cm (13.8–15 in) in length with a wingspan of 80–95 cm (31.5–37.4 in), the adult Black-shouldered Kite is a small and graceful, predominantly pale grey and white, raptor with black shoulders and red eyes. Their primary call is a…

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Glossy Ibis

Glossy Ibis

Glossy Ibis finds it feeding in shallow waters. They nest in freshwater or wetlands in reeds, papyrus or rushes and small trees or bushes. They prefer marshes around lakes and rivers but also found at lagoons, flood-plains, wet meadows, reservoirs, sewage ponds, paddies and irrigated farmland. The diet of the…

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Common Kingfisher

Common Kingfisher

Common Kingfisher is a sparrow-sized bird. It is a short tailed and large headed bird. The upper part is and under parts are orange and a long bill. It feeds mainly on fish, caught by diving, and has special visual adaptions to enable it to see prey under water. Common…

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Blue Tailed Bee Eater

Blue Tailed Bee Eater

The Blue-tailed Bee-eater breeds in southeastern Asia. It is strongly migratory, richly coloured, slender bird. It is predominantly green; its face has a narrow blue patch with a black eye stripe, and a yellow and brown throat; the tail is blue and the beak is black. It can reach a…

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Black Winged Stilt

Black Winged Stilt

The Black Winged Stilt also known as Common Stilt and Pied Stilt is a broadly distributed wader. The average adult Black Winged Stilt is 33–36 cm long. There legs are long pink, long thin black bill and blackish above and white below. They have a white head and neck with…

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