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BAR -HEADED GOOSE

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                                             BAR-HEADED GOOSE





Zoological Name-Anser indicus
Local Name------Hans,Rajhans,Birwa,Sawan(Hindi)
CLASSIFICATION-
CLASS-AVES
ORDER-ANSERIFORMES
FAMILY-ANATIDAE
SUB FAMILY-ANSERINAE
GENUS-ANSER
SPECIES-INDICUS
CATEGORY-DUCK LIKE BIRDS
SIZE-71-76 CM AS DOMESTIC DUCK
WEIGHT-1.87 KG-3.2 KG
MIGRATORY STATUS-MIGRANT
VISIBILITY-UNCOMMON
SEXES-ALIKE
Wildlife Schedule-IV

FACT-BAR HEADE GOOSE  are the  WORLD'S HIGHEST FLYING BIRDS.Having 
been seen  Flying across MOUNT MAKALU (8481M) and  MOUNT EVEREST (8848)
FIELD CHARECTERS-BAR HEADED GOOSE are GREY BROWNISH and  WHITE GOOSE 
with white head  and side of neck &  TWO DISTINCTIVE BROAD BLACK BARS 
ACROSS NAPE.
FOOD Mainly Green Shoots of winter crops like wheat & gram
DISTRIBUTION-In winters throughout  NORTHERN & NE INDIA rare in Central India,Bangladesh ,Pakistan,Myanmar
HABITS-Arrives about October and departs by Mid March
HABITATE-Wetlands,large lakes & watersbodies
NESTING SEASON-April to june in Ladda…

Indian Golden Oriole

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Female
Indian Golden Oriole Alternate name Eurasian Golden Oriole Zollogical name-Oriolus oriolus Local Names-Peelak (Hindi),Sona bau(Bengali),Vanga Pandu(Telagu),Manjakilli(Malyalam) Classification Order-Passeriformes Family-Oriolidae category-Perching Bird Size-25 CM Food- Insects,Fruits Habitate-woodland Photo date-7/4/17
location-Avadhpuri Faizabad Uttar Pradesh India

Field Characters-Bright golden yellow with black on wings and tail,and a black eye -streak through the eyes.Females are duller and greener olive colored with streaks on the underparts.A common breeding summer visitor in North India. Distribution-All India except Northeast,up to about 2000 M in Himalayas,Bangladesh,Pakistan ,Sri Lanka,not in Myanmar.Indian golden Oriole is partial migrant,it Breeds in Pakistan,Uzbekistan,Turkmenistan,Tajikistan and Nepal. Call- A harsh Cheeah and a clear fluty whistles like Peelolo  Nesting -April to July…

Painted Stork

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Painted stork
Zoological name-Mycteria leucophaeus
जांघिल,दोख
Size-About 97 Cm
Nikon D 3100,Nikkor Af300 mm,f3.5,1/500 iso 100.
Location-Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary Bharatpur Rajasthan India.
Nov16.
Large stork with long,heavy yellow bill,plumage white,marked with greenish black above with a black band across breast,with black flight feathers,Black and white wings coverts and pink tertials.Head is red or orange.
Distribution-Throughout Indian Union, Pakistan, Bangladesh,Shrilanka,Myanmar.Resident and local migratory.
Nesting-August to January varying with local conditions.
Eggs-3-5
Both sexes share all parantage duties.