Oriental Magpie Robin

Scientific Name: Copsychus saularis
Common Name: Oriental Magpie Robin
Other Name: Doyel, Dhyal

Identifying Features: black and white body in males, greyish and white body in females, white belly, black head, neck and back, legs and tail are black

Fun Facts:

  • The oriental magpie-robin is considered as the national bird of Bangladesh.
  • The species name ‘saularis’ comes from latinization of the Hindi word saulary which means a “hundred songs”


This image was clicked by Hans 吳via Flickr.

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