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grey-headed kingfisher

grey-headed kingfisher
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/6.3, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-06-17 10:28
Viewed: 5886
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
grey-headed kingfisher or greyhooded kingfisher
halcyon leucocephala.
got this shot one early morning at Samburu.
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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2008-06-17 10:33]

Hi Paul,

A great capture of a colorfull and well dressed kingfisher,this is a new one for me,thanks for posting


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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2008-06-17 10:34]

Hello Paul,
perfect photo on a very
beautiful bird!
sharp with nice pov and fine dof
great lightning with nice bg
and well composed.
Regards Siggi

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2008-06-17 10:41]

Hello Paul,
Wow, what a beauty! The light in this photo is amazing. Great warm colours. Sharpness and details are excellent. Fantastic composition and POV.

Hello Paul
This is a stunning capture of a Kingfisher that is new to me....Perfect framing along with very good sharp details...Nice lense you have there...All in All a great capture presented perfectly.
All the best

Hello Paul,
Very beautiful Grey-headed kingfisher photo...
Great natural lighting.

Hi Paul
Excellent shot of this Kingfisher.

Hi Paul,

Very cute Kingfisher species this Grey-headed. Excellent POV and composition, nice colours and BG, sharp details.



Hi Paul
Superb lighting, detail, and composition of this most colourful bird.TFS.

paul, a really nice capture! it's clear and well composed - i really like the steely grey look of it's talons!!! thanks for sharing mark :)

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2008-06-20 19:12]

Hi Paul,
Wonderful shot ov this cute looking Grey-headed Kingfisher with such amazing colours and sharp details on its plumage. Superb lighting and exposure and you have captured it in a fine pose. I like the natural setting. Excellent DOF, POV and composition. Kudos.

This is a magnificent image

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