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Black Naped Monarch Adult Male

Black Naped Monarch Adult Male
Photo Information
Copyright: Raja Purohit (Rajapurohit) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 46] (239)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300s, Nikkor 600mm f/4D ED-IF AF-S II
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-02-23 1:37
Viewed: 3423
Points: 10
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A Small,bright blue flycatcher like bird.Sub-specific variation in depth and extent of blue.Male usually bright blue with black rear crown patch,upper bill base and narrow groget(absent in Sri Lankan race).belly and vent greyish white.Female is duller with greyish mantle and lacks black.

Inhabits forest,secondary growth,plantations and particularly bamboos,usually feeding in canopy in mixed hunting groups.Descends to lower levels.Active,fly-catching,hovering and frequently flirting tail.usually singly or in pairs.Nest in foliage at middle levels.

Size aprox.16 cm

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2010-02-23 2:22]

Merhaba Raja,
Renkleriyle çok güzel ve bizim için değişik bir kuş.

Hi Raja.
The bird look wonderful and have great colors.
Very good and interesting picture.Well done.
Best regards.Alin.

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 893 W: 0 N: 507] (1853)
  • [2010-02-23 4:49]

Hello Raja,

I love the dark blue color of the head and plumage.
Nice pose too.
Good captured and composed.
Very well done,TFS.

Best regards,

Lovely bird, great colors and pose. Some more brightness will do good to this image. It will be good if you give the location too. tfs.

Hi Raja,

Beautiful bird and very good image of the specie, well captured.

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