Should I or shouldn't I?
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|It looked like birdie here was trying to make a tough decision, with that thoughtful look on his face!|
The Jungle Myna, Acridotheres fuscus, is a myna, a member of the starling family. This bird is a common resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India and Myanmar east to Indonesia.
This common passerine is typically found in forest and cultivation. The Jungle Myna builds a nest in hole. The normal clutch is 3-6 eggs.
These 23cm long birds have grey plumage, darker on the head and wings. There are large white wing patches obvious in flight, and a white tail tip. The head has a forehead tuft. The bill and strong legs are bright yellow, and there is no bare skin around eye. The sexes are similar, but juveniles are browner.
They are usually found close to water or rice fields. The southern Indian race has a blue iris.
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- [2007-06-01 12:18]
Ha ha, UMa, interesting caption....quite in tune with the posture of the Jungle Myna.
Good PoV .Well composed.
TFS & Cheers
- [2007-06-02 3:36]
Uma nice caption and lovely moment. I love the moment and the hair coming out of the nose. May be the water area needs little lightout. Ganesh
Hi Uma ,
nice shot with great composition.
Thanks for sharing