Birds of Morni: Indian Chat

November 21, 2011

Indian Chat (Cercomela fusca) is the size of a sparrow. It is plain brown above, rufous-brown below with darker wings and blackish tail. It is seen in rocky hills and feeds on insects on the ground. The song is sweet during the breeding season (February to August).  It makes a nest in rock-clefts etc with rootlets.

Indian Chat

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