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Large niltava55

The Large Niltava, is a beautiful and common bird in Doi Inthanon.It’s found from India to Southeast Asia and China, in tropical and subtropical mountainous forests.It’ s a bird about 20 cm large and dark electric blue body with lighter blue in crown,neck sides,rump,tail and in a shoulder patch.It inhabits in broadleaved evergreen forest from 900 to 2565 m in northern Thailand.

It’s a tame bird that like to perch in exposed areas, like signposts or exposed branches and sometimes drop to the ground.I took this picture in Doi Inthanon, at km 37  early morning, at  7 am.

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