Oriental Magpie-Robin

Copsychus saularis

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The oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but now considered an Old World flycatcher. They are distinctive black and white birds with a long tail that is held upright as they forage on the ground or perch conspicuously. Occurring across most of the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia, they are common birds in urban gardens as well as forests....

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  1. (c) Tan Kok Hui, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/18639740
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copsychus_saularis

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