Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Ashy Woodswallow Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Artamus fuscus
Family : Artamidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Ashy Woodswallow has small dark grey coloured pointed wings.It's tail
is short.The upperpart of the body is mostly slaty-grey, underpart is pinkish-grey.Legs and feet are slaty-brown. It feeds on insects, which it catches in flight, and sometimes also eats fruit. The dusky woodswallow is known for its unique breeding behavior, where several pairs will build their nests in close proximity to each other and share parental duties.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Seam Ferdous Emon,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Alain Verneau(www.xeno-canto.org/Alain Verneau), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.