India's Top 8 Beautiful Birds

Indian Paradise Flycatcher It is native to the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia and Myanmar

The Indian Roller was one of several bird species included by Carl Linnaeus in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae in 1758

This bird, the broad black-crested bulbul, has been reclassified as Rubigula gularis

The bluethroat Lusinia svecica is a small passerine bird that was previously classified as a member of the thrush family Turdidae

The bar-headed swan Anser indicus is a swan that breeds in colonies numbering thousands near mountain lakes in Central Asia

In 1766 Carl Linnaeus included the Indian pitta in his Systema Naturae and gave it the scientific name Corvus brachyura

Himalayan monal  It is named in memory of Lady Mary Impey, wife of Sir Elijah Impey British Chief Justice of Bengal

The crested kingfisher is a bird found in parts of southern Asia