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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
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-04-15 20:32
Viewed: 2389
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
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 色彩更是亮麗
令人眼睛一亮
第一次見到這種鳥 真是美極了
還有的姿勢逗趣
構圖也美麗
謝謝分享
STONE

the exceptional background make it a very attractive photo!
best regards Ang .
Ali

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-04-16 1:52]

Hi Ang,
very nice portrait of a beautiful bird.
Nice colours good composition and details.
Regards Jiri.

Wonderful capture with natural colors and brilliant sharpness

sm

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-04-16 5:49]

Hi,
Beautiful species and image. tfs.
nagraj.v

What a Beauty!
We miss this Barbet in India..
tfs

Regards
Subrato

Hello Ang
Wonderful species and great capture. Great POV, wonderful colours and great sharpness.
Thank You
Best wishes
J. Diogo

Hello Hwee,
Excellent photograph of Fire-tufted Barbet, excellent sharpness and details, excellent composition, excellent background and lighting.
Tfs,
Daystar-7

Hi Ang Hwee. This is a perfect side profile in perfect focus. The colours and detail are fantastic. I like the DOF making a wonderful background. The bird has wonderful character. A great choice to photograph. Well shot! TFS Trevor

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-04-17 2:51]

Hello Ang Hwee,
In one word: Fantastic!
Regards,
Peter

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  • cako Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 485 W: 0 N: 772] (3395)
  • [2013-04-17 4:12]

Hi Ang
Very Nice bird ,wonderfull colors
Thanks for sharing.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 233 W: 1 N: 533] (5791)
  • [2013-04-17 4:15]

Beautiful bird and excellent picture Ang! Congratulation.

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