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Helmet Vanga on nest, Marojejy, Madagascar Found at the foot of Marojejy, right next to the first path.  Africa,Euryceros prevostii,Geotagged,Helmet vanga,Madagascar,Madagascar North,Marojejy,Spring,World Click/tap to enlarge

Helmet Vanga on nest, Marojejy, Madagascar

Found at the foot of Marojejy, right next to the first path.

    comments (2)

  1. Nice dof game and great bokeh on that photograph again!
    what a stunning beak!
    Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thank you :) Posted 5 years ago

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The helmet vanga is a distinctive-looking bird of the vanga family, Vangidae, and is classified in its own genus, ''Euryceros''. It is mainly blue-black, with rufous wings and a huge arched blue bill. It is restricted to lowland and lower montane rainforests of northeastern Madagascar. Its diet is composed of invertebrates, predominantly insects.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jan 24, 2016. Captured Oct 7, 2015 13:43 in 3B, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/50s
  • ISO6400
  • 300mm