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


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
Fact Check :  False

Tejal Sinha

Tejal Sinha is currently a Fact Checker at NewsMeter. She is pursuing Masters in Journalism and Communication from St Francis College for Women. She is open to learning new things while exploring the road to unbiased journalism. She has also been awarded best report by women journalists, 2021. You can follow Tejal on Twitter @SinhaTejal

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