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White-Browed Crake


White-Browed Crake
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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: 2011-07-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-09-15 5:13
Viewed: 3128
Points: 12
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White-Browed Crake
(Porzana cinerea) 白眉田鸡
Size: 20 cm

Description:
Grey and brown crake. Size of Ruddy-Breasted, but foreparts grey, not rufous, lacks barring on underparts, off-white belly and buff-brown flanks and undertail. Most distinctive features are: straw-buff mantle streaked dark brown, and face pattern, with black eye patch, redand white lores, prominent white supercilium, and white from bill base below eye patch ear ear-coverts. In flight, narrow pale fringes to trailing edge of wing.

Voice:
Noisy high-pitched piping cutchi cutchi. Call when flushed or landing, a rapid kwekwekwekwekwek with an electric, bubbling quality.

Habits:
Freshwater and saline swamps, marches, wet grasslands and wet cropfields, also lakes, particularly favouring areas with mats of floating vegetation.

Distribution:
Uncommon resident breeder in Singapore.

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Wow Ang
lovely bird, great compo!
tfs
Tom

Hi Ang,,
Excellent composition.
Beautiful reflection and colour.
Great details..

Arindam(")

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-09-15 8:53]

Hello Ang Hwee,
The best photo of this species I've seen so far. What a beauty!
Regards,
Peter

Hi Ang, a perfect capture with excellent reflection. It looks two birds. really beautiful. TFS

love the mirror image! Great capture!!!!!!

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2011-09-15 11:31]

Hello Ang,
FANTASTIC image of this beauty!!!
Thanks for sharing
eNRICO

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  • BREARD Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 106 W: 1 N: 419] (2141)
  • [2011-09-15 22:25]

Bonjour Ang,
Très belle image de cet oiseau et de son reflet.
Très bien fait.
Amitiés
Serge

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