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.

Size

25cm

Habitat

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

Diet

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

Range

Bangladesh,Bhutan,Nepal,Sri Lanka and Nepal.

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

























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