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Orange-Headed Thrush


Orange-Headed Thrush
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Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-03-05
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/4, 1/80 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-03-22 3:57
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Points: 4
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Orange-Headed Thrush
(Zoothera citrina) 橙头地鸫
Size: 21 cm

Description:
Small, orange and grey ground thrush. It has a deep orange head and under parts. It has a white vent and shoulder patch. Itís has a bluish-grey upper parts. Female is browner. Andaman and Nicobar races lack white on shoulder.

Voice:
Shrill kree call and loud rich song, often with mimicry of other birds.

Habits:
Inhabits forests, plantations and wooded patches, often near water in shading spots. It feeds in pairs or single, unobtrusively on ground, usually under cover. It remains motionless if disturbed, either on the ground or after flying into the tree. It feeds on invertebrates in leaf-litter. Crepuscular. It nests low in tree.

Distribution:
Rare visitors in the island.

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Hello ,
Incredibly beautiful bird, great color.
Regards
Lucja

Hi,
very interesting and nice photo. Amazing colours. Perfect sharpness.
Thanks for sharing,
Maciek

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