Bird of the Month Name: Common Iora
Family: Aegithina tiphia
Local Names :
Size : Sparrow.
Description: A black and yellow bird with the two white wing bars.
Nesting Season: May to September.
Nest : A compact cup of grasses, neatly and copiously plastered with cobwebs in a fork of twig. 2 to 4 mt. above the ground.
Eggs : 2 to 4. Pale pinky white, blotched with purplish brown.
Distribution: Along the Himalayas up to Arunachal Pradesh and the rest of India.
Habitat : Gardens in towns, grooves of trees in a village outskirts, secondry forest.
Bird Call: Sweet long drawn musical whistles and short chirrups. Click here.