How does the bird appear…
It has long, blackish-brown tail with olive fringes and white retrices. Bill is dark. Legs and feet are blackish.
Male- in breeding plumage it shows blue-gray forehead, crown, hindneck and ear-coverts. It shows narrow, white supercillium. Upperrparts are olive and lower parts are yellow. Male is duller in non-breeding season.
Female- Breeding female shows grey-brown crown and brownish cheeks. Upperparts are less yellow or mostly browner. The underparts are less uniformly yellow. Non-breeding female is duller than male.
Habitat: Where to find this bird?
It inhabits open country near water.
It forages while walking on ground or in water. It is insectivorous.
Breeding & Nesting
It is monogamous and breeds from April to August. It nests on ground in longer and thicker grass, near water. Incubation period is of 11-13 days. Eggs are incubated by both parents.