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Marshall's Iora Aegithina nigrolutea   - Male beginning to assume breeding plumage
Marshall's Iora
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 14 March 2010
English synonyms:White-tailed Iora
Bird Family :Aegithinidae - Ioras
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A common resident species [in Kutch] but localised in distribution. It prefers Pithcoelibium and Morninga trees (flowering trees) to feed on.
Nesting season is pre-monsoon and during monsoon June-September. - JT