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Size: 10 cm
Red beak, orange "cheeks" which extend over the eyes, dark blue-grey on top of head, light grey under chin, light brown-grey chest, cream lower belly, dark brown back and wings, crimson tail coverts, black tail, yellow streak across the vent area (creamy yellow in hens, deep yellow-orange in cocks). Juveniles look like the adults but with subdued markings.
Dry savanna and subtropical/tropical (lowland) wet shrubland habitats. Timid, nervous, energetic, may be a little aggressive while breeding. The song is a light jingling of notes and may vary among individuals.
Very rare escapee in Singapore.
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Ang, beautiful shot of this bird. Great detail and bokeh. Very nice job of capturing it. Have a great weekend, Bill
- [2011-07-15 22:58]
perfect bird photography. wonderful species. nice background. great contrast. thanks for sharing.
Excellent shot of this bird.Great point of view.
Fabulous colour combination.
Excellent background colour and good details...