Bar-winged flycatcher shrike

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Bar-winged flycatcher shrike is small passerine bird , often seen sitting upright on branches.

How does the bird appear…

It has white body with contrasting black cap and black wings. It has white rump and white slash goes across black wings. The nostril is hidden by hairs and the upper mandible of the beak has a curved tip.

The tail is black but the outer tail feathers are white while the non-central tail feathers are tipped with white.

Habitat: Where to find this bird?

It is found mainly in Western Ghats of India.

Food

It forages in mid-canopy. It mainly feeds on insects.

Breeding & Nesting

It breeds from March to May in India. Nest is neat cup and usual clutch is 2-3 eggs. Eggs are incubated by both male and female.

 

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