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Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus   - Male feeding
Hypocolius
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 29 December 2010
English synonyms:Grey Hypocolius, Gray Hypocolius
Bird Family :Hypocoliidae - Hypocolius
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :In this image the Grey Hypocolius is feeding on berries of Ziziphus jujuba. The local name of the fruit is ber.

The main food of this species in Kutch during the wintering time (12-15th Nov to 20th April) consists of Salvadora persica berries and Lycium barbarum flowers and fruits. - JT