The White-rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus), 21.5 - 28 cm
This specie are great song birds known for it's wide repertoire of notes and very loud call it has also become a favorite of 'bird keepers' who buys them to be kept as pets. A permit is required to keep this specie. However due to lax enforcement this requirement is seldom adhered to. Which have caused the numbers to decrease in the wild due to unlawful poaching.