Fact Check: Birds in viral picture are not Malaysian frogmouth

An image of two green parrot-like birds is viral on social media. Users claim the birds in the picture are Malaysian frogmouth.

By Tejal Sinha  Published on  3 Sep 2021 4:36 AM GMT
Fact Check: Birds in viral picture are not Malaysian frogmouth

Hyderabad: An image of two green parrot-like birds is viral on social media. Users claim the birds in the picture are Malaysian frogmouth.



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Fact Check

The claim is False.

NewsMeter performed a Google reverse image search which directed us to a photo on the website of Modern met. According to information, Australian photographic illustrator Josh Dikgraf creates innovative artwork by taking pictures of natural objects such as leaves and flowers and pasting them on animals and birds with the help of editing tools.

We then found this picture on the website `designswan'. According to the report, this picture has been created by Australian photographic illustrator Josh Dyckgraf with the help of editing tools. According to the news, an average piece usually takes around 30 to 60 hours to complete and Photoshop has around 2000 to 3000 layers.

The image was also posted on a website Design boom

It is therefore evident that the viral claim is false. The image is a piece of digital art.

Claim Review:Malaysian frogmouth
Claimed By:Social Media Users
Claim Reviewed By:Newsmeter
Claim Source:Social Media
Claim Fact Check:False
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