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Pied bushchat (Male): Saxicola caprata


Pied bushchat (Male)
Saxicola caprata
Pied bushchat: Saxicola caprata

Gender: Male

Age: Adult

IUCN Status: Least Concern

Sighted at: Dharampur, Distt. Gurgaon, Haryana, India.

Date: 27.6.2015

Commoners are pretty. Yet another reed-top minstrel of tall grass fields.

Key identifying features of this representative as a non-breeding adult are:

1)     Black in colour

2)   White rump and patch on wing

3)   Small passerine bird.

Taxonomy:

Kingdom
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Animalia
Phylum
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Chordata
Class
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Aves
Order
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Passeriformes
Family
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Muscicapidae
Genus
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Saxicola
Species
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caprata

 Summer Birding 2015 in and around Delhi.

Photographed at Dharampur, Distt. Gurgaon, Haryana, India, on 27th June, 2015, using a Nikon D7200 camera and Tamron 150-600 mm lens.

 

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