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Pied myna

Pied myna
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Copyright: Pushkar Mitra (auroco) Silver Note Writer [C: 7 W: 2 N: 50] (319)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-07-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: SONY Cybershot DSC HX400V
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-07-10 11:51
Viewed: 1476
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The pied myna or Asian pied starling (Gracupica contra) is a species of starling found in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. They are usually found in small groups mainly on the plains and low foothills. They are often seen within cities and villages although they are not as bold as the common myna. They produce a range of calls made up of liquid notes.

This myna is strikingly marked in black and white and has a yellowish bill with a reddish bill base. The bare skin around the eye is reddish. The upper body, throat and breast are black while the cheek, lores, wing coverts and rump are contrastingly white. The sexes are similar in plumage but young birds have dark brown in place of black.

Source: wikipedia

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
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Hi Pushkar,perfect capture of this interesting specie,the quality is truly perfect,great detail,sharpness and colors,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hello Pushkar-Khub sundor chobi tulcho,camera-ta paltabar por theke.Valo chobo etao.Tobe pakhi-r samne sob somoy ektu space rekho.Darun hobe tahole.Darun colour r sharpness.Valo theko.Regards-Srikumar

beautiful closeup of the bird. good lighting and nicely framed. tfs.

Ciao Pushkar, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose, wonderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

nice shot...
lokk very bright...
and good pose with kindness...

Hi Pushkar!
Great shot of this interesting variety of Myna. Very good sharpness and details; a little tight cropping though. Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

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