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Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius madoci   - Subadult male
Blue Rock Thrush
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Limestone hill at fringe of city, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 4 October 2019
English synonyms:Blue Rock-thrush, Indian Blue Rock Thrush, Indian Blue Rock-thrush, Red-bellied Rock Thrush (philippensis), Red-bellied Rock-thrush (philippensis), Oriental Rock Thrush (philippensis), Oriental Rock-thrush (philippensis)
Bird Family :Turdinae - Thrushes, Blackbirds & Shortwings
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A subadult male Blue Rock Thrush, self-feeding on caterpillar and worms. Still some brown feathers and a gape but has developed extensive adult male blue plumage. Note the interesting feather pattern at the lores in the close up.
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