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Lineated Barbet

Lineated 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: 2009-10-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, Tamron SP AF200-500mm f5-6.3 Di LD
Exposure: f/8, 1/1250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-11-21 3:42
Viewed: 3198
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Lineated Barbet
Size: 29 cm

Look for whitish streaks on the head and pale bill.

A low-pitched, fluty poo-poh, poo-poh.

Frequents dry, open woodlands with scrub, long grass and some larger trees. Often found in coastal areas and around cultivation and plantations. Avoid closed forests. It feeds on fruits low in the trees. It nests in a tree cavity.

Uncommon resident and breeder throughout the island.

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Hi Ang

Lovely shot of this bird. Good details, nice blurred background and a good composition. Great colors captured.
Good shot and TFS


What a wonderfull bird!!!Interesting colours and details.Great immage.Well done.
Best regards.Alin.

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