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Raven at Leh


Raven at Leh
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Copyright: Subhash Ranjan (sranjan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 489 W: 63 N: 1877] (5784)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-07-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC H55
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-08-10 11:04
Viewed: 2790
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Raven: It is the largest and glossiest subspecies, with the longest throat hackles. Its bill is large and the bases of its neck feathers are grey.

How to differentiate between a crow and the raven: The raven can be easily confused with the large billed crow (Corvus macrorhynchos). The raven is much larger than a crow. It has very prominent hackles (pointed feathers) on its throat and has bristles on upper beak. The tail is distinctly wedge shaped.

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To eqshannon: Hellosranjan 1 08-10 18:22
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For some odd reason this bird looks old and wise like a sage. I would almost expect a bird from Leh to look like this. Very well done. Perhaps you noticed it as well.
bob

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