Friday, June 20, 2014

White-browed fantail (Rhipidura aureola)

English : White-browed fantail
Binomial Name : Rhipidura aureola
Sinhala : බැම සුදු පවන්පෙන්දා [Bema sudu pawan penda]
R. aureola is a common breeding resident of Sri lanka. Apart from Sri lanka, They live in Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It has been recorded from all environmental regions of Sri lanka and more common in hills of Uva province. Its cup shaped nest is made of plant mater and spider webs. They are insectivorous.

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