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Birds of north-east India

Hodgson's frogmouth (Batrachostomus hodgson), found in the Mishmi hills in Arunachal Pradesh.
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Mrs Hume’s pheasant (Syrmaticus humiae), male, in its roost.
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Mrs Hume's pheasant, female, spotted in the forest near Pungro village in eastern Nagaland during a night trek.
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The rufous-necked hornbill (Aceros nipalensis). In Arunachal Pradesh it is hunted by the tribal people for its beak and feathers.
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The green cochoa (Cochoa viridis) in the Mishmi hills.
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The chestnut-vented nuthatch (Sitta nagaensis).
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The golden-throated barbet (Megalaima franklinii).
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Blyth’s tragopan (Tragopan blythii).
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Blyth’s kingfisher (Alcedo hercules).
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The blood pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus).
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Temminck’s tragopan (Tragopan temminckii).
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The grey peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron bicalcaratum).
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The Yunnan nuthatch (Sitta yunnanensis), a species endemic to south-west China. Jainy Kuriakose spotted a small flock of this bird at Walong, Arunachal Pradesh, in 2014.
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The Yunnan Nuthatch.
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The Yunnan nuthatch.
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The Yunnan nuthatch.
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The oriental bay-owl (Phodilus badius) found in the north-eastern region.
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Ward’s trogon (Harpactes wardi) photographed in the Mishmi hills.
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Jainy Maria Kuriakose.
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The Mishmi hills, a biodiversity hotspot in Arunachal Pradesh.
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