This tiny winter migrant is treat to watch. By the time they arrive in India, majority of harvesting is over and they are often seen perched on such twigs waiting to hunt something. This particular individual allowed me to get a decent picture of it.
The Siberian stonechat or Asian stonechat is a recently validated species of the Old World flycatcher family. Like the other thrush-like flycatchers, it was often placed in the Turdidae in the past. It breeds in temperate Asia and easternmost Europe and winters in the Old World tropics.
Similar species: Passerines
Uploaded Sep 16, 2021.