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Himalayan Brown Shrike


Himalayan Brown Shrike
Photo Information
Copyright: Ruby Sarkar (rubyfantacy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 84 W: 1 N: 417] (2627)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-10-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX 40 HS
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Suntaleykhola
Date Submitted: 2011-12-12 6:29
Viewed: 2444
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
this photograph was taken from the window of my cottage at the 'nature camp' in Suntaleykhola. i tried to capture this bird on the previous afternoon, but since the light was too dim, the shots were not satisfactory. this time, i was in my room, changing dress, but as i heard the call and that from quite near, i couldn't resist myself. i just took my camera, and slowly opened the window. i was afraid that the bird might vanish if there was any movement on my side. i had to be careful. fortunately, the whole thing went smooth. i got enough time to capture this wild beauty i had been after since previous day. and when i finished, i realized i was shivering in cold! well, i was in the middle of an unfinished job after all :D :D :D


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Hello Ruby,
Very nice photo of this Brown Shrike, Lanius cristatus. Good sharpness, details and pose with eye contact. Beautiful natural colours, nicely contrasting against the background. Excellent composition.
Regards,
Peter

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