Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Pied Bushchat (Saxicola caprata)


English : Pied Bushchat
Binomial Name : Saxicola caprata 
Sinhala : ගෝමර සිටිබිච්චා
Resident breeder lives in West Asia and Central Asia to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. They can be seen in hill country of Sri Lanka. Male birds comes in black color and females are brownish. Many subspecies of this bird has been recognized and the S.ccaprata subsp.atratus is restricted to Sri Lanka.

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