Birds of Kadamakkudy – Jungle Babbler (Argya striata)

The jungle babbler (Argya striata) is  found in the Indian sub continent. They move around in small groups of six to 10 birds, hence they are also known as ‘Seven sisters’ or ‘Seven brothers’ They are gregarious birds that forage in small groups of six to ten birds, a habit that has given them the popular name of “Seven Sisters” . The jungle babbler is a common resident breeding bird in most parts of the Indian subcontinent and is often seen in gardens within large cities as well as in forested areas.