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Chestnut-Winged Cuckoo


Chestnut-Winged Cuckoo
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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: 2013-01-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-04 4:35
Viewed: 2674
Points: 10
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Chestnut-Winged Cuckoo
(Clamator coromandus) 红翅凤头鹃
Size: 38 cm - U/WV/PM - CF, KB, SB, SG, BC

Description:
Distinguished from Lesser and Greater Coucals by it’s diagnostic crest, white collar, and light colour underparts. Immature is brown above with rufous edges to feathers; tail tipped and edged with buff.

Voice:
Call distinct monotone whistle bee bee given every few seconds.

Habits:
Always stays low in understorey of forest or scrub foraging slowly.

Distribution:
An uncommon winter visitor and passage migrant in Singapore.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-01-04 4:51]

Hello Ang Hwee,
Fantastic photo!
Regards,
Peter

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2013-01-04 5:49]

Hola Ang, una foto hermosa de esta bella especie que no conocía, me gusta mucho la composición y el entorno natural y tambien el fondo y el manejo de la luz...saludos.

Hello Ang,
great photo,
best wishes,
samiran

Hello Ang,
Outstanding photograph, excellent sharpness, outstanding composition, good background.

Hi,
Amazing composition, I like the verticality of this shot with the huge tail. The background is really mastered and plays his part in the photo.
Well done
Thanks for sharing
Greg

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