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Silver-Eared Mesia


Silver-Eared Mesia
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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: 2013-03-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/4, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-04-11 2:31
Viewed: 2175
Points: 16
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Silver-Eared Mesia
(Leiothrix argentauris) 银耳相思鸟
Size: 18 cm
Location: Fraserís Hill (Pahang/Malaysia) / Mae Wong National Park (Thailand)

Description:
Unmistakable. The under-parts of the Sumatra Sub-species are brighter red than this individualís.

Voice:
A slurred song mixed with clear whistles; also low chattering while feeding.

Habits:
A strictly mountain bird found in rainforest from 600 to 2200m. In the right habitat, it is a numerous bird, seen daily in small vocal feeding parties, moving through primary forest. It often comes out near trails and roadsides. It usually stays low at eye-level, but it is also sometimes observed higher in the middle storey, feeding on insects, berries and nectar.

Distribution:
Oriental region. In Indonesia, occurs only in Sumatra, where it is locally common resident in mountain parts of the island and also in Malaysia.

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Excellent shot!
I really liked the details, sharpness and colors of these beautiful birds against a smooth and soft background.
Best regards...AAA

你好
照的很清晰
鳥很可愛 顏色鮮豔
尤其翅膀展開姿勢逗趣
構圖也美麗
謝謝分享
STONE

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  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2013-04-11 4:35]

delicious capture, .. effectively timed and captured ..

regards,

Fantastic.....It is also found in Eastern Himalaya....once I sighted one but could not get a photo...
Regards..
Subrato

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-04-11 7:34]

Hi,
Beautiful image of lovely species..very colorful. tfs.
nagraj.v

Excellent image with good focus and nice colors

SM

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-04-11 11:47]

Hi Ang,
Really excellent shot. Beautiful colours with
perfect sharpness details. Very good composition
and nice background. Gorgeous moment captured.
Regards Jiri.

Hello Hwee,
Excellent photograph of Silver-eared Mesia, excellent sharpness and details, excellent composition, excellent background and lighting.
Tfs,
Daystar-7

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