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Fire-Tufted Barbet


Fire-Tufted Barbet
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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: 2013-04-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/4, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-04-20 2:31
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Points: 4
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Fire-Tufted Barbet
(Psilopogon purolophus)
Size: 26 cm
Location: Fraserís Hill (Pahang/Malaysia)

Description:
Unmistakable. Itís diagnostic yellow and black head pattern. Unique; the only member of its genus.

Voice:
A loud, cicada-like buzz.

Habits:
Strictly mountain, this barbet is found only between 600 Ė 1600m elevation. It can be seen well at Malaysia hill stations, where its buzzing call is sure component in the backdrop of the forest sounds. It feed on fruiting trees or on insects and is active during most of the day. It flies heavily with rapid wing-beats into the next tree.

Distribution:
Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia. Within the region, a locally fairly common resident in Peninsular Malaysia.


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你好
照的很清晰
鳥很可愛
還有的姿勢逗趣
構圖也美麗
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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-04-22 10:13]

Hi Ang,
Beautiful bird,nice colours and details.
Good composition and background are nice too.
Regards Jiri.

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