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Jungle Babbler Turdoides striata   - Juvenile begging adult for food
Jungle Babbler
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Taranga Hills, Mehsana, Gujarat, India
Date : 18 October 2015
English synonyms:Black-winged Babbler (somervillei)
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :At Taranga Hill, there is a garden where people eat snacks. Many common birds came to eat left over snacks. We saw Jungle Babblers who collect snacks to feed juvenile. Whenever they went to feed the juvenile all the Jungle Babblers surround it and feed it turn by turn. Juveniles flap the wing when it saw any adult coming towards it.- VP & PM