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Rufous-Throated Partridge

Rufous-Throated Partridge
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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: 2012-03-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/4, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-04-07 1:36
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Points: 10
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Rufous-Throated Partridge
(Arborophila rufogularis) 红喉山鹧鸪
Size: 27 cm
Location: Mae Wong National Park (Thailand)

Medium-sized grayish partridge with orange-rufous throat and foreneck with large black spots. Underparts grey with bold silver and rufous streaking on flanks. Broad black and buff bars across folded rufous wing. Race intermedia has black chin and throat. Iris brown; bill grey and feet pink.

Loud , clear monotonewhistle leading to series of disyllabic whistle hu-hu, hu-hu….rising gradually in pitch. Partner calls in duet with rapid kew-kew-kew…..

Moist lowland forests and montanes evergreen forests from 1200-2500m.

Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Hello Ang,

One more lovely image. Cute duo. Nice ambient light and the crisp plumage with catchlight! The DoF was shallow for the other bird, though. Doesn't matter!


Hi Ang
Despite the camouflage the perfect sharpness and dof bring them out in a lovely way

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-04-07 5:17]

Hello Ang Hwee,
Fantastic photo of these Partridges in all aspects. The best I've ever seen of this species.

Hello Ang
Fine capture of this two. Wonderful composition,beautiful colors and great sharp details.
Thank You
Kind regards

amazing treasures, TFS Ori

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