Magpie Robins

The magpie robin is another common resident of Pune city. Its black plumage with a flash of white is as absorbing as its mellifluous song, usually sung from a high vantage point. The female can be differentiated by the duller black color at the throat. The female in this photo has rust colored under-feathers. Breeding plumage? Perhaps.

This bird is adept is adept at mimicry of other birdcalls and sounds.
Its contact call is probably the low ‘seeek’ sound it makes.

No comments:

Post a Comment