Common Babbler Nest

The Common Babbler (Turdoides caudata) is an Old World babbler (Family: Timaliidae), found in South Asia. They live in groups and feeding on insects and grain. The breeding season is from March to August. They have two broods per year. The cups like nests are made of grass and roots. They build nests in bushes about 4 to 5 feet above the ground. The greenish blue eggs are laid in a clutch of 3-4 eggs.

Common Babbler Bird Nests
Common Babbler Bird Eggs
Common Babbler Bird Eggs
Common Babbler Bird Chicks
Common Babbler Bird Chicks


Aniruddha H D said...

Very nice find Birdy! If possible, do keep a track of their development, and it is not advised to use direct flash while photographing chicks, hence do it under natural light only :)

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It's Time to Live said...

Great images and a chance for me to learn about and see things from a part of the world I may never visit. Thanks.

fotosppf said...

Very Very Nice!!!!

Linda said...

Amazing pictures of the baby birds!

birdy said...

Thanks Aniruddha for your suggestion and advice. I will certainly follow them.

Amir, your single word is much for me. Thanks for the comment and visit. I regularly visit your blog and always get some thing new from there. However I'm not able to leave a comment, as I have to write from right instead of left.

It's Time to Live, Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment on my blog. I thing blogger is the best forum which give us an opportunity to see and learn different things about different region of the world.

Thanks fotosppf for the appreciation.

Thanks Linda! Your visit and comment is much appreciated.

Camera Aficionado said...

The babbler youngs look so naive as if they can easily break or die. I appreciate using nature as your theme for photography. Keep it up!

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