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In Tamil it is called Suraga bird, is it true

The video shared as Suraga bird, captured by 19 photographers in 62 days is not true.

Fake news claims: A video viral on social media and tweeted also by Kiran Bedi stating “In Tamil, it is called Suraga bird. It took 19 photographers 62 days to capture this video".

Examples of viral posts in circulation on Social Media like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

In Tamil, it is called Suraga bird. It took 19 photographers 62 days to capture this video.
Share the video of this unusual bird.
I recvd this. Am Sharing it further as recvd.

In Tamil it is called Suraga bird. It costs Rs. 25,00000. It took 19 photographers 62 days to capture this video. Share the video of this unusual bird.


Facts Check Verdict: False

News Verification: The video shared as Suraga bird, captured by 19 photographers in 62 days is not true. The video was shared by Kiran Bedi, Lt Governor Pudducherry. After that it has got a huge response on Social Media and re-tweeted and liked by thousands of people.  

The video shared is not from Tamil Nadu, but it was shot at the Adelaide Zoo in Australia.

The bird in the video is ‘Lyrebird’, is available on YouTube, titled as “Lyrebird in Adelaide Zoo incredible mimics

The Lyrebird is the best impersonator in the world: it can mimick other birds, but also chainsaws, theme songs, car alarms — anything, basically.