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Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus) | by L@@k-Around
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Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus)

@ Chidiya Tapu, Andaman, India

 

Canon 40D | 400 mm | ISO 100 | 1/500 @ f/6.7 | handheld |

no flash

 

Happy to spot and observe this shrike. It was shy at first and after a few hrs got used to us and gave this close opportunity :)

 

"The Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus) is a bird in the shrike family that is found mainly in Asia.Like most other shrikes, it has a distinctive black "bandit-mask" through the eye. and is found mainly in open scrub habitats, where it perches on the tops of thorny bushes in search of prey."

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Taken on December 7, 2012