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Natal Robin

Natal Robin
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: 2008-05-18
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1 D MK III, Canon EF 400mm f/2.8 IS USM, Compact Flash Card
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/100 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of South Africa 3 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-06-27 21:31
Viewed: 8304
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Distinguished from all other robins by having a powder blue back, crown and nape and bright red-orange face and underparts. Imm : mottled above and below with buff and black, but shows a red tail with a darck centre. Habitat : Dense thickets and tangles in evergreen forests. Common in the south-eastern , eastern and northern parts of the region (south africa)

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2008-06-27 22:18]

Hello Farid,
Excellent capture of a Natal Robin with fine sharpness and lighting to show the colours well.
NIce composition and well presented.

  • Great 
  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2008-06-27 23:00]

Hi Farid,
great image of a beautiful robin, what colors this bird has got and you got it pretty well. its natural background add to the image. the robin is so cute and lovable because good use of equipment. TFS.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2008-06-27 23:13]

Hi Farid,
Great shot. Excellent sharp details with well exposed colours. Good lighting and well composed. Very well done and TFS.

Hi Farid,

Beautiful Robin well taken in its habitat, I like the colours of the bird and you have captured it nicely.

Hi Farid,
good shot of this bird. Interesting to see which birds live in South africa.

  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2008-06-28 0:57]

Hello Farid,
Very beautiful photo in excellent colours and light. Good sharpness and details. Nice POV and composition.

  • Great 
  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2008-06-28 1:50]

Hi Farid. This is a bird i have never seen so thanks for posting . No mistaking it from others with the striking colours it has, which your picture shows so well. good detail and a nice POV. well done TFS.
Nick..have a nice weekend.

Excellent shot Farid! sharp and well exposed.
I still dont have this bird in my list even after staying in Satara for many times.


nice-sharp portrait, TFS Ori

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