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Copyright: Sudeshna GuhaSarkar (Diya) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 25] (190)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-12
Categories: Birds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-12-16 5:22
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The Besra is resident breeder in dense forests throughout India, It nests in trees, It lays 2 to 5 eggs.
This species is like a darker version of the widespread Shikra. The adult male Besra has dark blue-grey upper parts, and is white, barred reddish below.
The juvenile is dark brown above and white, barred with brown below. It has a barred tail.
There prey is lizards, dragonflies, small birds and mammals.

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