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Collared Bush-Robin (M)


Collared Bush-Robin (M)
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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: 2013-12-21
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/4, 1/20 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-02-18 20:42
Viewed: 1853
Points: 8
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Collared Bush Robin

Identification
13cm
Male

Black head, neck and back
Bright red orange hind collar and bar across scapulars
Narrow white supercilium
Female Olive grey upperparts
Yellowish-buff underparts
Juvenile
Streaky brown
Buff supercilium

Habitat
Coniferous and broadleaf forests in high mountains.

Behaviour

Diet
The diet includes insects and caterpillars.

Breeding
The female builds the nest from grass, hay, moss and roots in a natural or a tree cavity. The clutch of 2-3 eggs are incubated by the female. Both sexes care for the young.

Distribution
Endemic to Taiwan.

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Hi Ang,
Nice bird and nice shot.
Biswarup

Hello Ang,
Beautiful species.Well captured.Well managed BG with nice focus on subject.Good light and details.Like it.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,
Srikumar

Hi Ang!
This is indeed a beautiful shot of an adorable bird. I liked the fire-like pattern on throat and its eye-contact. Beautiful and artistic background too!
Thanks for sharing this lovely shot,
Best Regards,
AKBAR

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-02-19 9:05]

Hi Ang,absolutely beautiful and taken in a perfect position to show us the plumage colors and design,excellent capture despite the dark light.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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