Scientific Name: Petronia xanthocollis Common Name: Chestnut-shouldered Petronia Other Names: Yellow-throated Sparrow
Identifying Features: Brown body, black beak, chestnut coloured shoulder, white underparts, brown tail
- Chestnut-shouldered Petronia is famous as the bird which aroused Dr. Salim Ali’s interest in ornithology.
- They are tree-loving, often found in trees making use of holes created by barbets and woodpeckers.
This image was clicked by Koshy Koshy – via Flickr.
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