Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Muscicapidae Genus:Luscinia Species: L. svecica
Status:Least Concern Population Trend:Stable
Morphology, Habit, Habitat and Behavior
Feeding habit: Mostly Caterpillars, tiny beetles and other insects. Call: In winter only a harsh subdued chur-r or chuck chuck. source The Book of Indian Birds, Thirteenth Edition, 2012 by Salim Ali. Migration Status: Winter Visitor Height: 15 cm Identity: Has prominent white supercilium and rufous tail sides in all plumage. Male has variable blue, black and rufous patterning to throat and breast (obscured by the white fringes in fresh plumage). Female has black submoustachial stripe and band of black spotting across the breast; older females can have breast bands fo blue and rufous. Habit and Habitat: Scrub and tall grass. source BIRDS OF INDIA, 2nd Edition; Richard Geimmett, Carol Inskipp & Tim Inskipp.