feeding on a larva at a small mud hole

feeding on a larva at a small mud hole
Species: Oriental Magpie-robin   Copsychus saularis
Subspecies: ceylonensis
Author: asiri gauthamadasa
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Added to IBC: 1 Jul 2016 - 07:57
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Altitude (m): 
259 meters


There is a small mud hole in my back yard. It is small but some what deep. Daily magpies visit this mud hole as it inhabits lots of worms and larvae. Sometimes magpies come with their offsprings to feed them here. 

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asiri gauthamadasa, IBC1245720. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1245720.

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asiri gauthamadasa, IBC1245720. Photo of Oriental Magpie-robin Copsychus saularis at Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1245720.

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