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White-crowned Shama Copsychus stricklandii stricklandii   - Male
White-crowned Shama
Photographer : © Yen Loong Lean
Location :Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sepilok, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Date : 28 April 2012
English synonyms:White-browed Shama, White-rumped Shama, Black Shama, Strickland's Shama, Maratua Shama (barbouri)
Bird Family :Saxicolini - Robins, Nightingales, Chats, Shamas, Redstarts, Grandala, Forktails, Cochoas & Wheatears
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :A very curious bird that kept following and coming closer to the 3 of us as we were walking on the jungle trail. However when we stopped to take a few shots of it, it fled into the dense forest. - YLL
Taxonomic Notes :Formerly considered conspecific with White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus.
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