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Blue Whistling Thrush

Myophonus caeruleus

Description:

The Blue Whistling Thrush is believed to be the world's largest species of thrush.The upperparts show violet-blue spots, heavily concentrated from the forehead to the crown sides. Lores are black.The underparts are dull blue on lower breast and belly.Wings and tail are deeper blue with some fine silver spots on the median upperwing-coverts. The lesser wing-coverts form a blue shoulder patch which is often concealed.

Habitat:

Gorges and ravines with deciduous forests and open bush with some larger trees.

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12 Comments

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

LOVE THE COLOR!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Lovely shot.

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

thanks Carol!! i am more of a birding guy !
well you could do it too ,you have taken some amazing snaps!!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Beautiful. Birds are difficult to photograph, but I am trying my best too! Good shot Atul! More birds!!! HA!

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

Thanks Yogesh ,Noe and Pili!

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

Yes Anjali very close ! it was least bothered about my presence or anyone else
i actually photographed it on my way to the valley of flowers !!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

Amazing! Well done, Atul!

YogeshSave
YogeshSave 9 years ago

Wow!!!!!!!!!! DR. nice pict...

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 9 years ago

U must have been quite close to get this photograph...Nice one..

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

Thanks Dreamfalcon and Bong!

Bong Ambutong
Bong Ambutong 9 years ago

Very nice shot Atul..excellent capture.

dreamfalcon
dreamfalcon 9 years ago

Nice photo!

Atul
Spotted by
Atul

Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on Aug 14, 2011
Submitted on Dec 19, 2011

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