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Grey Hypocolius (Hypocolius ampelinus)

The Grey Hypocolius or simply Hypocolius (Hypocolius ampelinus) is a small passerine bird species. It is the sole member of the genus Hypocolius and it is placed in a family of its own, the Hypocoliidae. This slender and long tailed bird is found in the dry semi-desert region of northern Africa, Arabia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and western India. They fly in flocks and forage mainly on fruits, migrating south in winter.

    

Source: Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_Hypocolius

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Taken on December 20, 2012