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king with a crown


king with a crown
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Copyright: manaswi jain (manaswi27) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 24 W: 0 N: 77] (753)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-05-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: FujiFilm FinePix S9600
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-10-14 8:16
Viewed: 3206
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris is resident of the Himalayas and foothills of North East India, Bangladesh, northern Indochina, and south and east China. It is a very large (41 cm) black and white kingfisher with evenly barred wings and tail. It lacks a supercilium and has a spotted breast, which is sometimes mixed with rufous. This bird is mainly found in mountain rivers and larger rivers in foothills.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2010-10-14 13:20]

Hello Manaswi,
Congratulations on this TN first!
Though the quality of this photo is not the best, the Crested Kingfisher is clearly seen in a fine pose against the foamy river BG.
Thanks and kind regards,
Ivan

Ciao Manaswi, splendid first of wonderful bird, not the best quality but great capture of Crested Kingfisher on a beautiful blurry BG, very well done my friend, hve a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hello Manaswi,

Wonderful capture,nice record shot of the specie, I liked the title very much. TFS

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