Archive | February 2012

Indian Robbin

The Indian Robin is a small bird that can be seen running along the ground or perched on thorny bushes and rocks. They are not migratory and can often be seen close to human habitats, sitting on the roof tops.They build their nests between rocks or in holes in the walls or in tree hollows. They feed mainly on insects but are also known to catch frogs and lizards especially when feeding their young. Their long tails are held erect and in general they can be differentiated by their dark bodies.

Asian Brown Fly Catcher.

The Asian Brown Flycatcher is largely found in woodlands and cultivated fields. About 13 cms in length it nests in a hole in trees. The male bird is said to give a melodious sound while courting. Here the bird has been captured in its natural habitat.