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Eared Pitta, male
14-JUL-2006 Peter Ericsson

Eared Pitta, male

Nakorn Nayok

From a patch of forest at Nakorn Nayok (next to the lower hills of Khao Yai) this incredible dweller of the interior forest popped up on a patch of grass for a moment.
I reversed the car, got a hold of my new DSLR camera and held my breath! Wow! What a jewel! Praise God!

Canon EOS 350D ,400mm F5.6
1/320s f/5.6 at 400.0mm iso800 full exif

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joseantonio03-Aug-2016 04:30
great find and nice capture.V.
Alex Vargas17-Jan-2008 08:23
An amazing bird not so common as a great shot... you did it very well!!!
Congrats Peter...
Rose 21-Feb-2007 08:14
Peter this is an incredibly beautiful shot! The bird is beautiful and the image you captured goes far past being just a recording shot - this is art!
H.&J.Beste 28-Jan-2007 08:14
Love this male Eared Pitta photo;guess it hurts not having seen one,but we'll have to change that !Didn't realise it was this reddish,as we only have Suppalak's photo,which is much more brownish.Thanks for sharing.

Hans&Judy
Guest 14-Jul-2006 18:39
Best shot that I've ever seen of this species.....well done Pete!
Tom
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