Common Name: Rufous Sibia
Scientific Name: Heterophasia capistrata
Nepali Name: Sibiya ( सिबिया )
Size: 21 cm
Location: Priti, Ramechap

Rufous Sibia with their melodious songs can be heard in an around temperate and broadleaved forest. Depending on the season they can be spotted in elevation ranging from 1050m to 2750m.

As the name suggests the bird has a rufous nape and underparts. It has a black crown with a slightly raised crest. Rufous Sibia generally forages for berries and insects.

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