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White-headed Buffalo-Weaver

White-headed Buffalo-Weaver
Photo Information
Copyright: Paul Bright (paulbright) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 99 W: 0 N: 238] (2764)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-04-26
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 350D, Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-05 22:35
Viewed: 5203
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver.
Got this shot at Samburu National Park on a glorius evening. This place is truly a birder's paradise.
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Hello Paul.
This is one unique looking bird. Has marking is a bald eagle if you ask me.
Nice depth of field.Lighting worked in your favour, and the composition is good with the bird being quite unobstructed.

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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2008-05-05 22:58]

Hi Paul,
Very good capture of this white-headed buffalo weaver. I like the pose you captured, catchlight in the eye, colors, POV, focus, sharpness and details. TFS

Hello Paul. Excellent shot at this bird in superb sharpness and clarity. I like the perch against the clear background and the tree is well positioned for the frame. Regards. Jusni

Hi Paul,

Simply a magnificent shot of this White-headed Buffalo-Weaver; Stunning colours and detail, beautiful light, wonderful eye catch, perfect exposure showing superb detail in the whites, lovely work mate, all the best.

Cheers Rick :)

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2008-05-05 23:01]

Hi Paul,

A nice capture of this bird unknown to me,well exposed and portraited against a nice an natural bg,well done and tfs


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  • JPlumb Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 618 W: 158 N: 896] (2904)
  • [2008-05-05 23:13]

Hi Paul, great shot of htis White-headed Buffalo-weaver. Very nice detail and colour picked up in this very natural looking shot. I like how you caught him with his beak open, like he had something to say.

Thanks, John

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  • eng55 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1256 W: 42 N: 1976] (5892)
  • [2008-05-06 0:59]

Hi Paul,
Excellent capture.Glisten eyes,pose of bird,details and composition are beautiful.
Thanks for posting..

HI Paul
Thanks for sharing this lovely bird. Nice composition allowing a good shot of the bird and nice muted background. Nice eye catchlight too.

Superb detail and lovely composition. TFS.

Hi Paul,

Very beautiful picture of singing White-headed Buffalo-weaver with nice pose and composition, bright colours and sharp details.



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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2008-05-06 11:42]

Hello Paul,
Wonderful photo of this White-headed Buffalo-Weaver. I photographed this bird 10 years ago in Tanzania. What a difference in quality! Everything in this photo is superb. A beauty!

Hello Paul,
Excellent image.
And what a name...a White-headed Buffalo-weaver:-).
Great to the see this Weaver subspecie.

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