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Magpie Robin


Magpie Robin
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Copyright: rajan rajwade (Mrajan) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 22 W: 0 N: 29] (143)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-09
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/125 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2009-07-22 0:53
Viewed: 5005
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but now considered an Old World flycatcher. They are distinctive black and white birds with a long tail that is held upright as they forage on the ground or perch conspicuously. Distributed in many parts of tropical South and Southeast Asia, they are common birds in urban gardens as well as forests. They are particularly well known for their songs and were once popular as cagebirds.

This magpie-robin is a resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia, Thailand, south China and the Philippines.[2] They have been introduced to Australia.[5]

The Oriental Magpie Robin is found in open woodland, cultivated areas often close to human habitations.

The Magpie Robin is the National Bird of Bangladesh, where it is common and known as the Doyel or Doel (Bengali: দোয়েল). It is a widely used symbol in Bangladesh, appearing on currency notes and a landmark in the city of Dhaka is named as the Doyel Chatwar (meaning: Doyel Square).

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Hi Rajan,

Nice and sharp capture of this magpie robin. Nice use of sunlight. Great work

TFS,
Kedar

Hi Rajan,
A nice capture of this Magpie Robin. Very well composed but I think the sharpness could have been better. Thanks a lot for sharing.

Hello Rajan,
nice shot of this magpie.The composition is very good.The POV and DOF are good.Excellent eye contact with lovely catch light.TFS
Best regards Siggi

Hello Rajan,
This bird is so agile yet you have got a sharp image of it. very well done.
Thanks
Nazir

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