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Common Green Magpie

Cissa chinensis

Notes:

As if to wish us happy new year this beautiful bird came on the juniper tree next to our house screaming! I managed to take a few photos, but it remained hidden among the branches.



13 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Your welcome, DrNamgyalT.Sherpa....

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa a year ago

Thanks mapplemoth662, Sukanya and Joshua for your encouraging comments.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa a year ago

Thanks Ashley for the SOTW nomination.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa a year ago

Thanks Daniele for the info. I just joined it.

Josh Asel
Josh Asel a year ago

Very nice looking bird.

AshleyT
AshleyT a year ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a year ago

And they call it common. 😨

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

The 2017 Best Wildlife Photo mission is over Dr Namgyal, here's the current mission:
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/2165...

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A beautiful photo....

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa a year ago

Thanks Leuba.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a year ago

A beautiful way to start the new year ! Gorgeous bird.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa a year ago

Thanks Daniele for the ID, ref and the comments.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

What a beauty! Nothing common about it ;-)

Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Lat: 27.34, Long: 88.61

Spotted on Jan 1, 2018
Submitted on Jan 18, 2018

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