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Large Grey Babbler
27â€“28 cm (10Â½-11 in); A quite large Turdoides babbler:
 Similar species
This species is sometimes placed in genus Argya.
Open scrub country, cultivation, fallow land, open plantations, gardens, village environs.
The species is found in small flocks (usually around 10 birds) which keep in contact with loud nasal calls. Associates with Jungle Babbler.
Feeds on insects but may also take grain, seeds and berries.
Breeds all year. Co-operative breeder. The nest is a neat cup, usually built with one or two helpers and made of grass, twigs and roots. It's placed in a bush or a small tree, about 1.2 to 3 meters above the ground. Lays 3 - 8 eggs. This species is parasitized by the Pied Cuckoo.
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Recording by Alok Tewari
Keoladeo National Park, India, June-2017
Individuals of a group calling and moving through trees and bushes at Sunset, engaged in end of the day foraging. Call of Indian Peafowl is heard in the BG, once. There is one very brief call by Rose-ringed Parakeet towards end.
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