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Copyright: Sujoy Bhawal (sujoybhawal) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 0 N: 406] (2181)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-12-22
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 7D, Canon 100-400mm EF f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-10-07 7:39
Viewed: 3353
Points: 8
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I have captured this beautiful colored bird at Nakuru Game Reserve.

Would appreciate if the ID of the bird is shared.
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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-10-07 7:48]

Hello Sujoy,
This is a beautiful photo of a Superb Starling, lamprotornis superbus. Very nice metallic colours and good sharpness.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-10-07 9:07]

Hi Sujoy,i remember to see the same in my kenian trip in Tsavo park many years ago,a beautiful starling taken very well in a not easy light,great colors and sharpness and nice position too.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hi Sujoy,

I think that the bird is "Blue-eared Glossy Starling".
The Scientific name is: "Lamprotornis chalybaeus".

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  • BREARD Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 106 W: 1 N: 419] (2141)
  • [2011-10-07 23:13]

Bonjour Sujoy,
Magnifique de couleurs, cet oiseau. Un regard étonné, peut être pour le photographe.
Belle image.

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