Oriental Magpie Robin दयाळ

Oriental Magpie Robin दयाळ
Copsychus saularis
This is a medium sized black and white bird. It holds its tail upright while feeding and sitting. It is a common bird of cities as well as villages. It is also a common backyard bird. Females are dull in colour. It feeds on insects.
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Often we get to see this bird around our house. It perches on top branches of the trees, on wires, sometimes on fence wall while sometimes can be seen on ground while feeding.

Magpie Robin Male - sitting on electric cable
Magpie Robin Male – sitting on electric cable

काळा आणि पांढऱ्या रंगाचा हा पक्षी शहरे, गावे तसेच परसबागेत अगदी सहजपणे बघायला मिळतो. अनेकवेळा हा शेपटी वर करून बसलेला दिसतो. आमच्या घराच्या परिसरात हा अनेकवेळा दिसतो – कधी फांदीच्या टोकावर बसून गाणं म्हणतो तर कधी विजेच्या तारेवर बसतो तर कधी जमिनीवर उड्या मारत मारत कीटक शोधतो.
Magpie Robin Female looking for food
Magpie Robin Female looking for food

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