Endemic Birds of India

White-cheeked Barbet Megalaima Viridis

Notable features Green birds with a fat beak. They have white ‘eye-brow’ and white cheeks.White and brown streaked head and chest. Range Endemic to Western Ghats
white-cheeked barbet index image2

Photo Courtesy of  Sandeep Gangadharan – Photo1Photo2
Sound Courtesy of  Vivek Puliyeri, XC192283. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/192283

White-bellied Treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra

Key Features White-bellied treepies have the back of their head,breast and belly white.The face and neck are black.They have a very long tail. Range They are endemic to South India.They are less associated with human habitation than the widespread rufous treepie.
White-bellied treepie index image

Photo Courtesy of Joby Joseph
Sound Courtesy of David Farrow, XC19894 & Dilip KG, XC168286. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/19894. & www.xeno-canto.org/168286.