Oscar Dewhurst – Great Thrush

Great Thrush

Oscar writes: Great Thrush: I took this from just outside my room at Wayqecha Biological Research Station in Peru, just outside Manu National Park. Great Thrushes were one of the most common birds up there and were regularly seen around the buildings. I had been hoping that something would land on this lichen-encrusted branch, so was very pleased to see this on it!
Nikon D300s, Nikon 600mm f4 AFS-II

 

 

Likes(7)Dislikes(0)
Website Pin Facebook Twitter Myspace Friendfeed Technorati del.icio.us Digg Google StumbleUpon Premium Responsive

Get email notifications of new blog posts

Registration confirmation will be emailed to you.


2 Replies to “Oscar Dewhurst – Great Thrush”

  1. Wonderful shot. I was just about to make a complete fool of myself by saying "but surely that's a blackbird?" when I noticed the bright yellow legs. I've now found out that the great thrush also bigger - somewhere between the size of a mistle thrush and a jackdaw?

    Likes(2)Dislikes(0)
    1. MK - it is very Blackbird-like at first glance though isn't it. i did exactly the same - I'm not ashamed to say. Smart bird - nice shot.

      Likes(2)Dislikes(0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.