Most Beautiful Long-Tailed Birds of Indian Subcontinent
Most Beautiful Long-Tailed Birds of Indian Subcontinent

Most Beautiful Long-Tailed Birds of Indian Subcontinent

Most Beautiful Long-Tailed Birds of Indian Subcontinent

Indian Subcontinent is home of number of beautiful birds, some of the birds are considered under the birds of paradise family and ranked among the most beautiful creatures on earth such as Himalayan monal and Asian Paradise Flycatcher. Here is the list of India’s long tail birds.

1. Asian Paradise Flycatcher
Asian Paradise Flycatcher is one of the most beautiful bird of India, inhabit thick forests and well-wooded habitats all over India. The Asian Paradise-flycatcher is a medium-sized passerine bird native to Asia.

2. Greater Racket-Tailed Drongo
Racket-tailed drongo is a medium-sized long tail Asian bird distribution range extends from the western Himalayas to the eastern Himalayas and Mishmi Hills to Western ghats of India. Greater Racket-Tailed Drongo tail with twirled rackets species can be confused with the lesser racket-tailed drongo.

3. Yellow-Billed Blue Magpie
Yellow-billed blue magpie is bird of crow and jay family ranges across the northern parts of the Indian Subcontinent. The yellow-billed blue magpie is found throughout the Himalayas from Hazara to the Brahmaputra.

4. White-Bellied Treepie
White-bellied treepie bird is family of crow endemic to the forests of southern India, found mainly in the forests of the Western Ghats mainly south of Goa.

5. Long-Tailed Parakeet
Long-tailed parakeet are endemic to the regions of Andaman islands and Nicobar islands of India. The Long-tailed parakeet is one of the most beautiful bird of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Rose-ringed parrot or Rose-ringed parakeet also has long tail, found through out the Indian forest.

6. Pheasant-Tailed Jacana
Pheasant-tailed jacana is group of waders family bird capable of swimming known for their huge feet and claws. The pheasant-tailed jacana breeds in India and main sources of food includes insects, invertebrates from floating vegetation or on water surface.

7. Red-Tailed Tropicbird
Red-tailed tropicbird is a seabird that nests across the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The aerial seabird mainly choose coral atolls with low shrubs for breeding. Its very beautiful bird with a very thin red long tail.

8. Long-Tailed Sibia
Long-tailed Sibia found widely distributed across Indian Subcontinent, from central Nepal and north east India through Bhutan. The long tail bird habitat range is evergreen forest, oak and pine forests, secondary growth, scrub with large trees and forest edge.