Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Indian black robin (Saxicoloides fulicatus)

English : Indian robin / Black Robin
Binomial Name : Saxicoloides fulicatus
Sinahala : ඉන්දු කළුකිච්චා[Indu kalukichcha]
Indian robin is a very common bird of Sri Lanka which can be seen in all climatic zones. Diferent populations of this bird has been named based on their plumbage differences. They have been distributed across the Indian subcontinent. Male of this bird is dark in color and the female is brownish. They mostly feed on insects.

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