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Jungle Babbler Turdoides striata  
Jungle Babbler
Photographer : © Tejinder Singh Rawal
Location :Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Date : 28 April 2013
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 :This Jungle Babbler was different! It fanned its tail continuously, much like a fantail. In the shadowy area, I mistook it for a fantail, only to discover later that it was a Babbler aping a fantail.
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal & Pakistan).
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