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Long-Tailed Shrike

Long-Tailed Shrike
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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: 2009-12-26
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, Tamron SP AF200-500mm f5-6.3 Di LD
Exposure: f/8, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-01-03 0:31
Viewed: 3120
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Long-Tailed Shrike
(Lanius schach)
Size: 25 cm

Look for long black tail and black wings.
A low, squeaky song, also a harsh keep.

An open country species found in open fields and scrub, often near rural roads and villages. It occurs in the lowlands and at low mountain elevations; on Sumatra to 1,800m. Very conspicuous; can be spotted a long way off, perch onto small prey below. Flies low across the fields to the next perch when disturbed.

A locally common resident breeder and winter visitors on t

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2010-01-03 6:45]

Hola Ang: Una bella toma de esta hermosa especie, me gusta el fondo y la niidez del ave....saludos.

nice portrait, nice signature as well, TFS Ori

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