This photo was taken on August 5, 2012 in Kannur, Kerala, INDIA.
ABOUT THE BIRD SPECIES...
The Rufous Treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) is a treepie, native to the Indian Subcontinent and adjoining parts of Southeast Asia.
It is found commonly in open scrub, agricultural areas, forests as well as urban gardens.
The Rufous Treepie is an arboreal omnivore feeding almost completely in trees on fruits, seeds, invertebrates, small reptiles and the eggs and young of birds; it has also been known to take flesh from recently killed carcasses.
The breeding season in India is April to June. The nest is built in trees and bushes and is usually a shallow platform. There are usually 3-5 eggs laid.