Emerald Dove’s “emerald green” plumage

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“A composite image to show how the green in ‘emerald green’ in the wings ‘change’ to a ‘chestnut-bronze’ in this adult male Emerald Dove (halcophaps indica indica). Lighting and location almost identical, only slight positional change. Note: also called the ‘Bronze-winged Dove’.

Emerald Dove-3a-Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia-29th August 2017

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
29th August 2017

Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Limestone outcroppings at outskirts of the city with secondary growth

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