Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus)
@ Chidiya Tapu, Andaman, India
Canon 40D | 400 mm | ISO 100 | 1/500 @ f/6.7 | handheld |
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."