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Yellow-billed Blue Magpie

Yellow-billed Blue Magpie
Photo Information
Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4316 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-02-25
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 70-300 4-5.6 APO DG MACRO, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-09-22 5:48
Viewed: 4256
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Gold-billed Magpie or Yellow-billed Blue Magpie (Urocissa flavirostris) is a passerine bird in the crow family, Corvidae.

Corvidae is a cosmopolitan family of oscine passerine birds that contains the crows, ravens, rooks, jackdaws, jays, magpies, treepies, choughs and nutcrackers.The common English name used is corvids (more technically) or the crow family (more informally), and there are over 120 species. The genus Corvus, including the crows and ravens, makes up over a third of the entire family.


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-09-22 7:07]

Hello Ram,
Excellent photo of this Yellow-billed Blue Magpie in great sharpness and beautiful natural colours. Pleasing POV and eye contact. Good composition.

hello Ram
very nice pose with good details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Hello Ram,
fine capture of this beautiful bird with a nice pose and wonderful colours. It is a pitty that there is a little lack of sharpness.
Best wishes,

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  • Slrbb (87)
  • [2011-09-22 9:56]

OOOO... What a beauty.. Well captured Ram!!


Ciao Ram. An interesting specie taken with wonderful colours. Lovely compo. Bito noised.


Hello MR. Ram,
POV a bit complicated, but it is a beautiful bird and it's good to see this picture. Thanks for sharing!

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-09-22 12:24]

Hello Ram,
beautiful picture on a fine bird with very good sharpness and fine POV and DOF
very nice composition too.Best regards Siggi

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-09-22 15:42]

Hi Ram,not the top of sharpness but no problem,this is a special bird and i like a lot to see it on this gallery,magnificent pose,colors and composition,not easy in this difficult light.Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano.

Amazing bird Ram! Beautiful photo too! The composition is excellent.

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  • BREARD Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 106 W: 1 N: 419] (2141)
  • [2011-09-22 22:19]

Bonjour Ram,
Belle image aux jolies couleurs. Bonne netteté et bonne composition

Bonjour Ram,
Agréable valorisation du sujet dans son environnement.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

Hi Ram,
what a beautiful bird. When I travelled northern India I allways hoped to see it, but never had the opportunity!
The picture could be a bit sharper, but anyway I like it.

Hello Ram
Wonderful capture of this beautiful specimen.Great POV and composition,lovely colors he has.Thank You.
Have a good day!
Best regards

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