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Brahminy Kite


Brahminy Kite
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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: 2012-01-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-01-29 0:45
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Points: 8
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Brahminy Kite
(Haliastur indus) 栗鸢
Size: 45 cm

Description:
Note its diagnostic chestnut-brown upper-parts and black wingtips. The immature bird is mottled brown.

Voice:
A nasal, mewing call.

Habits:
Mainly a coastal bird, frequently seen in mangroves and harbour areas. Also found along inland rivers and in wooded terrain far from water; occurs locally up into mountain elevations. Flies low, dropping down to catch prey or pick up carrion.

Distribution:
Common resident breeder throughout Singapore, including north and south offshore islands.

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Hi Ang
that's great stuff
even the big shrimp is well visible
it's always great to see details on a dark iris
tfs
Tom

wow the moss on the tree, excellent sharpness of tail feathers and great eye contact all in one! KUDOS!

a good capture of this Brahminy Kite in great detail and color. good composition also.
tfs
Samiran

Hello Ang
Wonderul capture. Beautiful composition, great natural colors and sharpness.Well done!
Tfs
Greetings
J.Diogo

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