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Asian Openbill

Anastomus oscitans

ML707714

IBC1070412

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Vipul Ramanuj
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Thol Bird Sanctuary
Mahesana, Gujarat, India
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Latitude and Longitude 23.1331, 72.403 Map

Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Specimen ID

Media notes

A young juvenile basking.....This species gets it's name from from the distinctive gap that is formed between the lower and upper mandible of their beaks. This kind of beak helps the bird to give them grip on the shells of snails which is part of their diet. Young birds to not have the gap in the beak. Original IBC location name and coordinates: Thol Bird Sanctuary (23.1327,72.3822). Elevation: 46 m. Date added to IBC: June 22, 2016.

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Technical Information

Model
NIKON D7100
f-stop
f/7.1
Focal length
450 mm
Shutter speed
1/1000 sec
ISO
250
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Dimensions
683 x 1024

Archival Information

Cataloged
30 Jan 2020 by Matthew D. Medler
Digitized
30 Jan 2020 by Matthew D. Medler
Edited

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