|Copyright: Sudeshna GuhaSarkar (Diya)
|Date Taken: 2013-12|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2013-12-16 5:22|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The Besra is resident breeder in dense forests throughout India, It nests in trees, It lays 2 to 5 eggs.|
This species is like a darker version of the widespread Shikra. The adult male Besra has dark blue-grey upper parts, and is white, barred reddish below.
The juvenile is dark brown above and white, barred with brown below. It has a barred tail.
There prey is lizards, dragonflies, small birds and mammals.
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