Oriental scops owl

The Oriental scops owl (Otus sunia) is a species of scops owl found in eastern and southern Asia.It can be distinguished from the Collared scops owl by  well marked underparts, a whitish scapular stripe and lack of pale a collar. There are two color morphs, namely grey and rufous. Sexes are alike. Some individuals may […]

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The Owl Story

Owls have been always very fascinating to me since I saw the first one in Central park, Kolkata in 2015, a Spotted Owlet.  Back then it was just an winter visitor to the park, it would come, breed and when the chicks are well fledged would fly away . Though, soon later enough it became […]

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Olive-backed pipit

Olive-backed Pipit (Anthus hodgsoni) The Olive-backed Pipit is a small passerine bird of the Pipit family which breeds across South, Central and East Asia, as well as Northeast Russia. Sometimes it is also referred to as Indian Pipit as well as Tree Pipit owing to its resemblance with the Tree Pipit. However, its back is […]

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Common moorhen

  Common moorhen ( Gallinula crolopus )   The common moorhen  which is often also known the waterhen and as the swamp chicken is a bird species in the family Rallidae. It is distributed across many parts of the West and south Asia as well as West and South Africa .The common moorhen lives around well-vegetated […]

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