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White-rumped Schama

(engl: White-rumped Schama)

Colourful males 

Male Schama storks have a blue-black top and chest, as well as a maroon underside and a white rump. The females are stained with a brownish-red top and chest and a whitish stomach. 


White-rumped Schama are excellent singers who often mimic other bird species. The lively ones are often kept as pets, especially in Asia, due to their singing.

Verbreitungsgebiet: Schamadrossel
Verbreitungsgebiet: Schamadrossel
Scientific Surname Copsychus malabaricus
Order Passerines
Family Muscicapoidea
Size 21-28 cm
Weight 31-42 g
Reproduction breeding period: 11-13 days, 4-6 eggs
Distribution India, Sri Lanka to Java, Philippines
Habitat forests with undergrowth, bamboo jungle
Food Fruits, Worms, Small insects
Livestock not endangered