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Chestnut-headed Oropendola
Chestnut-headed Oropendola (Psarocolius wagleri ridgwayi) Two subspecies are recognized with only subspecies ridgwayi being mapped for Panama. Photographed along Rio Guayabo at Canopy Lodge in El Valle de Antn, Cocle Province, Panama. Riparian, adjacent to Rio Guayabo surrounded by secondary humid forest at ca. 622 m (2,042 ft) elevation. Sexes similar.
Habitat
Riparian, adjacent to Rio Guayabo surrounded by secondary humid forest at ca. 622 m (2,042 ft) elevation.
Location
Along Rio Guayabo at Canopy Lodge in El Valle de Antn, Cocle Province, Panama.
Date taken
February 2011
Scientific name
Psarocolius wagleri
Equipment used
Canon EOS 50D, Canon EF 300mm, f/4L IS USM + 1.4x teleconverter, ISO 320, Shutter speed 250 with flash, f/5.6.
Good focus on the birds head through the branches here Stan, love that eyeball and open bill/beak, super capture buddy.
 
I love the white eye ring on this beauty. A superb shot of this colourful bird. It seems a shame to name it after its brown head. A lovely image Stanley.
 
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Beautifully captured amid all those branches Stanley. Nice job on focusing.
 
Interesting photo and comments. NIce colors too.

Thank you for sharing,
Cristian
 

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Central & South America & Mexico
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Stanley Jones
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