Sunday, January 18, 2015

Eurasian Black bird (Turdus merula kinnisii)

English: Eurasian Black bird/Indian blackbird
Binomial: Turdus merula kinnisii
Sinhala:කළු බිම්සැරියා[Kalu Bimsariya]

Widely distributed bird around the world including Indian subcontinent and Europe. Few sub species of this bird has been identified. Sub sp. T. m. kinnisii is endemic to Sri Lanka and restricted to montane zone where the elevation above the sea level is greater than 1000m. This bird can be identified by bright orange colored beak, legs and eye rings.

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