Collared Falconet

Collered Falconet
It is very small falcon and in shape is like shrike.It is a species of "Birds of Pray " in a falconidae family. It is found in southeast Asia across Bangladesh,Thailand,Myanmar,Nepal,Bhutan,India,Vietnam.Its wings are pointed.Tail is rounded and medium length .The adult male has a black crown and white forehead.It is the member of genus Microhierax which are the smallest falcon. It is found in forest country aprox 5500 ft height.It roosts  and breed in old woodpecker or barbet holes in dead trees.It feed mainly insects and small species of birds.It also shy and nervous. I shot it at Corbett National Park Dhikhala forest Rest house backside.

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