Sunday, January 10, 2021

White-rumped shama-Copsychus malabaricus

white rumped shama (Copsychus malabaricus)
white rumped shama (male)


White-rumped shama (Copsychus malabaricus)

The white-rumped shama (Copsychus malabaricus) is a small passerine bird of the family Muscicapidae. Native to densely vegetated habitats in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.this bird has a glossy blue-black head, nape, back and upperbreast. It has black wings and tail, white rump and outer tail feathers, rufous belly and lower breast, a black bill and pink legs and feet.




The white-rumped shama is found in forested areas, secondary jungle or where there is thick cover.


white-rumped shama feeds on insects such as ants, grasshoppers, centipedes, black ants, worms, spiders and other small creatures.


Bangladesh,Bhutan,Nepal,Sri Lanka and Nepal.

white rumped shama (Female)
white rumped shama (Female)

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