Blue-winged Siva

Blue-winged Siva

Blue-winged siva is also known as Blue winged minla.

How does the bird appear…

It has fawn-brown upper parts and white underparts. It has bluish-grey crown and whitish supercillium. Wings and tail is blue. Tail is long and square tipped.

Habitat: Where to find this bird?

It inhabits broadleaf evergreen forest, pine forest and mixed forests. It is also found at forest edge, secondary growth, bamboo and cultivated land near forest.


It feeds on insects, berries and seeds.

Breeding & Nesting

Its breeding season is from March to August. Small cup shaped nest is built by both male and female.



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