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Sri Lankan Whistling Thrush Myophonus blighi   - Female
Sri Lankan Whistling Thrush
Photographer : © W M C Narampanawa
Location :Seetha Eliya, Nuwara Eliya District, Central Province, Sri Lanka
Date : 18 January 2017
English synonyms:Sri Lankan Whistling-thrush, Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush, Sri Lanka Whistling-thrush, Arrenga, Ceylon Arrenga, Ceylon Whistling Thrush, Ceylon Whistling-Thrush, Blyth's Whistling Thrush, Blyth's Whistling-thrush
Bird Family :Turdinae - Thrushes, Blackbirds & Shortwings
Red Data Status :Endangered
Remarks :An endemic and one of the most difficult birds to see and photograph. It is the dream of any Sri Lankan bird photographer to shoot this bird. I was lucky to shoot both of them on the same day. - WMCN