Friday, October 3, 2008

Asian Paradise flycatcher

Asian Paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi).

They are insectivorous.

White ibis

White ibis (Eudocimus albus).

They feed on crabs, insects, snails, frogs, marine worms, snakes and small fish.

This bird is a winter visitor to Tamil Nadu, India.

Large Cuckoo-shrike

Large Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina macei).

They are insectivorous.

Magpie Robin

Magpie Robin, female.

Purple heron

Purple heron (Ardea purpurea).

They feed in shallow water. Their food consists of fish, frogs and insects.