Blue Rock-Thrush

Monticola solitarius

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Size:

20-23 cm

Weight:

37-70 g

Taxonomy:

(Blyth, 1847)

Short Description:

The Blue Rock-Thrush (Monticola solitarius) is a striking bird species found in Pakistan. It features predominantly blue plumage with a contrasting reddish-brown throat and breast. Males and females exhibit similar appearances, though females may have duller colors.

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The Blue Rock-Thrush is commonly found in rocky habitats, including cliffs, gorges, and mountainous regions across various parts of the country. It is distributed throughout the northern, central, and western regions of Pakistan, including the Himalayan foothills and the Balochistan province.
Blue Rock-Thrushes are typically solitary or found in pairs during the breeding season. They are highly territorial birds, defending their nesting sites aggressively. Their diet primarily consists of insects, small reptiles, and fruits. These birds are known for their melodious songs, which they use for territorial communication and courtship displays. During the breeding season, they construct cup-shaped nests in rock crevices or ledges. They are considered relatively sedentary, with limited migratory movements within their range in Pakistan.
Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast

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