Oriental Magpie-robin – juvenile plumage

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Juvenile Oriental Magpie-robin.

“Note the development of blue in the Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis musicus) juveniles as they transition into adulthood (above, below).

Juvenile Oriental Magpie-robin.

“I suspect all of these will become adult males, who also have a deep blue in their plumage.

Juvenile Oriental Magpie-robin.

Below is an adult male in classical posture. All three images above are juveniles.”

Adult Oriental Magpie-robin in classical posture.

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
29th May 2018

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

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