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Casque butting by Great Hornbill


Posted by clement on Sun Nov 06, 2022 11:57 pm

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ISO 1250, f8, 1/3200 shutters
Z9, 500mm + 1.4xTC
Valparai, westernghats, India

One of the rarest moments captured.. I have tried photographing this behaviour for over 2 decades and it happened last week.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casque_(anatomy)

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by SantaFeJoe on Mon Nov 07, 2022 12:13 am
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Congratulations on a unique capture! Nice BG to show the action against.

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by gregc on Mon Nov 07, 2022 5:24 am
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That is amazing, well done.
 

by david fletcher on Mon Nov 07, 2022 6:37 am
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Congratulations on this unique sighting and record, Clement. Way to go!
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by Karl Egressy on Mon Nov 07, 2022 4:06 pm
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Nice interaction shot.
 

by Carol Clarke on Tue Nov 08, 2022 4:31 pm
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Well done, Clement! A brilliant capture of this behaviour!

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