Scaly-Breasted Munia

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These clicks are taken from various locations from 10 feet to 100 feet from my home in Warora (Dist: Chandrapur). The following shots were taken from front balcony of my home.

The adult has a stubby dark bill typical of grain eating birds, brown upperparts and a dark brown head. The underparts are white with dark scale markings. The sexes are similar, although males have darker markings on the underside and a darker throat than females. (Wikipedia)

Scaly-Breasted Munia

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Rose-Ringed Parakeet

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These clicks are taken from various locations from 10 feet to 100 feet from my home in Warora (Dist: Chandrapur).

They are also called ring-necked parakeet. This bird is sexually dimorphic. Male have a red-black ring around the neck while female and young ones of both sexes miss that ring ( or have grey colored ring). Both have distinctive green color in wild. (Other colors in captured breeds possible.)

Rose-Ringed Parakeet (Male)

Rose-Ringed Parakeet (Female)

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Red Breasted Flycatcher

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These clicks are taken from various locations from 10 feet to 100 feet from my home in Warora (Dist: Chandrapur).

Female/Immature male were spotted. Adult males have a rusty-orange throat that continues onto the breast. Could not spot adult male yet (till 19th March 2021)

Red Breasted Flycatcher (Female/Immature Male)

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Indian Golden Oriole

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These clicks are taken from various locations from 10 feet to 100 feet from my home in Warora (Dist: Chandrapur).

Had a very brief sightings and blurred photographs of this bird from couple of months. On 17th March 2021, spotted the male on nearby tree. Yellow and black is one of my favorite color combination for minimalist leaflet design. This birds bright yellow colors and dark patches on wings, near eye(in males) etc. are really distinctive.

Indian Golden Oriole (Male)
Indian Golden Oriole (Female)

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Coppersmith Barbet

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These clicks are taken from various locations from 10 feet to 100 feet from my home in Warora (Dist: Chandrapur).

Really beautiful and distinctive species. Male and female look similar. Observed this bird in first week of March 2021.

Coppersmith Barbet

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Laughing Dove

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These clicks are taken from various locations from 100 feet to 200 feet from my home in Warora (Dist: Chandrapur).

Male and female look similar (but the female looks paler as per web resources). Distinctive checkered band on neck and upper part of breast helped me distinguish it from spotted dove. Greyish-blue shiny wings is also distinctive.

Laughing Dove (Male)
Spotted Dove (Female)

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Asian Pied Starling

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These clicks are taken from various locations from 100 feet to 200 feet from my home in Warora (Dist: Chandrapur).

Asian Pied Starling is also called Pied Myna. The male and female are similar.

Asian Pied Starling
Asian Pied Starling

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Jungle Babbler


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These clicks are taken from various locations from 10 feet to 100 feet from my home in Warora (Dist: Chandrapur).

These birds reminded me of game ‘Angry Birds’. I saw 7-8 Jungle Babblers moving together and foraging. They are also known as ‘Saat Bhai’ (Seven Brothers) in Indian Subcontinent. They are really noisy. Flack can be identified from a distance with harsh mewing, chattering and chirping. They have short flight. Today evening I watched the flock on move. From tree at the back of house it landed on rear parapet wall, took a flight till front parapet wall and then to a tree in open place in front of house.

Male and female of this species are identical.

Jungle Babbler
Jungle Babbler

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Black Drongo


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These clicks are taken from various locations from 10 feet to 100 feet from my home in Warora (Dist: Chandrapur).

Male and female of this brave, bold and beautiful species looks identical. It’s called ‘Kotwal'(कोतवाल) in Marathi.

Black Drongo

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Brown Rock Chat


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These clicks are taken from various locations from 10 feet to 100 feet from my home in Warora (Dist: Chandrapur).

This is also known as Indian Chat. I initially mistook it for Female Indian Robin. After reading, I knew the difference mainly of the reddish vent in Indian Robin which is missing in Indian Chat. More clicks are in form of slideshow at end.

This bird also stays in abandoned buildings apart from natural habitats. (Further reading and research needed.)

Brown Rock Chat

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