Indian robin


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(Zool.) any one of several species of Asiatic saxoline birds of the genera Thamnobia and Pratincola. They are mostly black, usually with some white on the wings.

See also: Robin

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Sixty-two active nests of various bird species were recorded; common myna Acredotheris tristis, house crow Corvus splendens, Indian robin Saxicoloides fulicatus and black drongo Dicrurus macrocerus preferred Kikar Acacia nilotica and Eucalyptus camaldulensis for nesting purpose while black kite Milvus migrans utilized semal tree Bombax ceiba.
Similarly, maximum numbers of nests (n = 30) were recorded for weaver bird (but only at one sampling site), followed by common crow (N = 15), common myna (N= 6), among others black drongo showed 4, black kite and red turtle dove 3 nests each, while Indian robin showed only one nest (Table II).
Only one nest of Indian robin Saxicoloides fulicatus was recorded (at site-I) and nowhere else (Tables II and IV; Fig.
Table VI- Vegetation preference of red turtle dove (Streptopelia tranquebarica), Indian robin (Saxicoloides fulicatus) and weaver bird (Ploceus philippinus) for nesting at Pabbi Range Kharian
Among six different avifauna species, maximum mean clutch size was recorded for common myna, black drongo and Indian robin (three in each case), followed by common crow (2.92 +- 0.38), black kite (2.33 +- 0.33), and least by red turtle dove (1.5 +- 1.00) (Table VII).
Indian robin also showed 66.6 +- 0.0 % hatching success but it had only one nest (Table VII).
In the current study, it was also observed in the nests of common myna and Indian robin which also used leaves of Eucalyptus camaldulensis to place in the nest, on which they built the nest.
"The back three seats were jam-packed and I had some in the boot," said Billy, dubbed 'the Indian Robin Hood' by fellow presenter Steven Heer.
Devi later became a gang leader, raiding villages and targeting upper-class families for ''revenge,'' becoming known as a kind of Indian Robin Hood.
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