Friday, 7 February 2014

Chaimarrornis leucocephalus (White-capped Water Redstart) - Sikkim Bird

Chaimarrornis leucocephalus (White-capped Water Redstart)

Place :Shantinagar, Singtam, East Sikkim

Date: January 25, 2014
Pic: Shital Pradhan
On air !!
 Chaimarrornis leucocephalus (White-capped Water Redstart)

Place :Shantinagar, Singtam, East Sikkim

Date: March 7, 2014
Pic: Shital Pradhan
Chaimarrornis leucocephalus (White-capped Water Redstart)

Place :Shantinagar, Singtam, East Sikkim

Date: APRIL 6, 2014
Pic: Shital Pradhan








Scientific classification

Kingdom:       Animalia
Phylum:          Chordata
Class:             Aves
Order:            Passeriformes
Family:           Muscicapidae
Genus:            Chaimarrornis
Species:           C. leucocephalus

Binomial name: Chaimarrornis leucocephalus (Vigors, 1831)

Other Names:  White-capped redstart

Special feature:  The generic name of this species is derived from the Greek ‘kheimarrhos’ meaning torrent and ‘ornis’ meaning bird.

Male White-capped redstart have large white cap like pattern on top of the head; it has brown red spots under the wings.



 
 

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