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Blue Throated Barbet

Blue Throated Barbet
Photo Information
Copyright: Pushkar Mitra (auroco) Silver Note Writer [C: 7 W: 2 N: 50] (319)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-12-06
Categories: Birds
Camera: SONY Cybershot DSC HX400V
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-12-07 1:53
Viewed: 1275
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The blue-throated barbet (Megalaima asiatica) is an Asian barbet, seen across the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.
The barbets get their name from the bristles which fringe their heavy bills; this species eats fruits and insects.
They frequent gardens, orchards, teak forests and cities with fruiting trees.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Megalaimidae
Genus: Megalaima
Species: M. asiatica
Conservation status : Least Concern

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Hi Pushkar!
Very nice shot of this colorful Barbet in an elegant pose. Nice contrast against the BG and a fine eye-contact. Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

Pushkar, duronto chobi. Ki bapar? Ato sundor chobir rohosso ki. Tobe amar mone hochhe sharpness-ta aktu besi. Darun darun chobi. Valo theko - Srikumar

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-12-11 15:21]

Hi Pushkar,beautiful capture of this barbet in a very difficult light,very good details and bright colors,nice pose and composition too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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