Data for:
Darjiling, West Bengal, India
List:

Passeriformes > Muscicapidae

Oriental Magpie-Robin

Copsychus saularis

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Identification

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A medium-sized robin with a broad white wingbar running from the shoulder to the tip of the wing and white outertail feathers. Males sport black-and-white plumage while the females are grayish brown and white. Juveniles resembles females, but have a scaly head and upperparts. They have a good repertoire of melodious calls and are known to imitate other bird calls. The most commonly heard call is a whistle given at dawn. Most often seen seen singing from a high exposed perch. These birds are often seen in cultivated areas, woodlands, and gardens.

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