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Redbilled Oxpecker


Redbilled Oxpecker
Photo Information
Copyright: Farid Radjouh (ridfa) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 89 W: 0 N: 376] (4111)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-11
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS Mark II N, Canon 600 mm f/4 L IS USM, Compact Flash Card
Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-02-12 21:09
Viewed: 4197
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Distinguished from yellowbilled Oxpecker by having an all-red bill, bare yellow skin around its eyes and a dark, not pale rump. Imm : has a yellow base to a black bill and a darker than the imm. Yellowbilled Oxpecker showing a dark, not pale rump. Habitat : Thornveld and broad-leafed woodland. Common in the north and est africa. Prefers to associate with hairier mammals such as giraffe and buck.

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Hi Farid,
Great shot real eye to eye contact, love the tight crop, itís a pity there is no description or notes :( Cheers Rick

Cute shot Farid..
Great light, color, and details.
Different :)
Howard

  • Great 
  • badar Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 106 W: 0 N: 160] (785)
  • [2008-02-13 8:04]

Hi Farid,
Like the unusual POV.NIce light & details.
TFS
Badar

  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2008-02-13 11:01]

Hello Farid,
Beautiful photo with an unusual POV and event. It's something different and I like it. Sharpness and colours are very good. Good composition.
Regards,
Peter

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