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Hook-billed Vanga, Amber Mountain, Madagascar Taken near a waterfall in Amber Mountain national park, after another tourist pointed it out to me. Only if you look closely you will see why it is called "hook-billed", the small tip at the end of the bill is curved sharply, like a hook. Africa,Amber Mountain,Hook-billed Vanga,Madagascar,Madagascar North,Vanga curvirostris,World Click/tap to enlarge

Hook-billed Vanga, Amber Mountain, Madagascar

Taken near a waterfall in Amber Mountain national park, after another tourist pointed it out to me. Only if you look closely you will see why it is called "hook-billed", the small tip at the end of the bill is curved sharply, like a hook.

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The Hook-billed Vanga is a species of bird in the Vangidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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

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Uploaded Apr 22, 2016. Captured Oct 14, 2015 11:50.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/8.0
  • 1/80s
  • ISO3200
  • 400mm