Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) Birds of India

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Black-winged stilt, Common stilt, or Pied stilt (Himantopus himantopus) [hr] Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Subclass: Neornithes Infraclass: Neognathae Superorder: Neoaves Order: Charadriiformes Suborder: Charadrii Family: Recurvirostridae Genus: Himantopus Species: H. himantopus(disputed)  

Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) Birds of India

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Common name: Red-wattled Lapwing Scientific name: Vanellus indicus Alternate Names: Regional Names: Size: Migratory Status: Visibility: Facts: Conservation Status: Wildlife schedule: Diet: Habitat: Nesting Period: Sexes: Predators: Category:Perching bird   Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Charadriiformes Family: Charadriidae … Continued

Blossom-headed parakeet (Psittacula roseata)

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Blossom-headed parakeet (Psittacula roseata) is native to northeast Asia extended to the east in south-east Asia. It undergoes local movement which is driven by the availability of fruits and blossom which makes its diet. It is the bird of forests and open … Continued

Nilkantha (mountain) Peak

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Nilkantha (or Neelakant, Neelkanth, Nilkanth, Nilkanta) in Sanskrit (नीलकण्ठ) peak in Uttarakhand Garhwal  Himalayas is the major peak in the Garhwal division of the Himalayas although much higher peaks are present in this Himalayan circuit. This peak is only 9 … Continued

Chota Char Dham

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Chota char Dham literally means small abode of god, all situated in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. These are the remotest temples and all at an altitude of over 10,000 feet in Himalayan mountains. Due to extreme weather conditions, these temples … Continued