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Crested Wood-Partridge (M)


Crested Wood-Partridge (M)
Photo Information
Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-08-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, Tamron SP 90mm 1:2.8 Di - Macro 1/1
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/60 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-08-25 22:39
Viewed: 2958
Points: 8
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(Notes from Birdforum)
Identification

25cm
Bare scarlet eye skin
Red legs

Male
Slightly larger
Metallic green upperparts
Glossy dark blue underparts
Brown wing panel
Tall red crest
White spot on forehead
Black frontal bristles

Female
Green body
Grey head
Brown wing coverts
Dark bill

Distribution
South-east Asia: found on the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, Banka and Belitung islands.

Taxonomy
This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat
Lowland rainforests.

Behaviour
Breeding
The nest is a leaf-lined ground scrape, hidden under leaf litter. The 5-6 white eggs are incubated for 18 days.

Diet
The diet includes invertebrates, seeds and fruit.


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Hi Ang,
This is the beauty of nature.What a beautiful bird it is.
Great composition and framing.
Nice natural color and details.
Thanks for sharing.
Regards,
Arindam

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2013-08-25 23:41]

a unique beautiful species in good clarity. really a different bird. tfs.

Hi Ang,
照的清晰 很漂亮的鳥 色彩鮮豔
動作可愛逗趣
構圖美麗 背景漂亮
謝謝分享
STONE

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-08-26 10:02]

Hi Ang,
Nice shot in mazing colors and with excellent details.
Regards Jiri.

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