Frans Gunterus, QPSA  

Malkoha Bird (Phaenicophaeus) by Frans Gunterus, QPSA

July 2024 - Malkoha Bird (Phaenicophaeus)

About the Image(s)

Large birds in the cuckoo family Cuculidae. The group name is derived from the Sinhala word for the red-faced malkoha. Malkoha means flower-cuckoo. These are tropical species.

Canon EOS R6. 1/500 sec at f/5.6, ISO 2000. Sigma Lens @ 226 mm (150-600 mm f/5-6.3) DG OS HSM Contemporary 015.

3 comments posted

Ginny Salus   Ginny Salus
That little guy climbing up the tree is not going to be left out! So focused and the background is not! Love the details on the birds feathers.   Posted: 07/03/2024 16:36:05

Barbara Eddy   Barbara Eddy
Frans - Wow - Super capture - If it was my image, I would be pleased. I don't think I would change a thing. Thanks for sharing.   Posted: 07/04/2024 11:50:07

Dan McKenna   Dan McKenna
Very nice and good storytelling.   Posted: 07/05/2024 15:30:15


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