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Plain Prinia

Plain Prinia
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Copyright: samiran nandy (samiran88) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 834 W: 85 N: 1657] (10271)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-08-14
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D90, Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM, Digital RAW
Exposure: f/11, 1/1250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-11-24 18:17
Viewed: 1639
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Thank you Mr Nagaraj vn (nagraj) and Peter van Zoest (PeterZ) for correct the ID.

The Plain Prinia, or the Plain, or White-browed, Wren-Warbler (Prinia inornata) is a small warbler in the cisticola family. It is a resident breeder from Pakistan and India to south China and southeast Asia. It was formerly included in the Tawny-flanked Prinia, Prinia subflava (Gmelin, 1789), resident in Africa south of the Sahara. The two are now usually considered to be separate species.
This skulking passerine bird is typically found in wet lowland grassland, open woodland, scrub and sometimes gardens. The Plain Prinia builds its nest in a shrub or tall grass and lays 3-6 eggs. (The Tawny-flanked Prinia nests in herbage and lays 2–4 eggs.)
These 13–14 cm long warblers have short rounded wings, a longish tail, strong legs and a short black bill. In breeding plumage, adults are grey-brown above, with a short white supercilium and rufous fringes on the closed wings. Underparts are whitish-buff. The sexes are identical.
In winter, the upperparts are a warmer brown, and the underparts more buff. The tail is longer than in summer. There are a number of races differing in plumage shade. The endemic race in Sri Lanka retains summer plumage, including the shorter tail, all year round.
Like most warblers, the Plain Prinia is insectivorous.
Information Source : Wikipedia

I was found this small beautiful bird busy for making her nest at my favorite area Lalbandh, Santiniketan. I was not disturbed her, I was about 25 feet away and watching their activity, yes it was a nice experience.
Thank you for viewing.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2013-11-24 18:33]

Hello Samiran,
What a pretty little Tailorbird you have photographed on it's nest. It has quite an unusual looking nest which seems to be very loosely put together.
I love the clarity of your image and super fine detail that you managed to capture. Excellent facial contact and nice catch light in it's eye. Great work!!

Hello Samiran
照的清晰 很漂亮的小鳥
顏色鮮豔 這個角度真是漂亮
照的很棒 光線亮麗 鳥的神態也是非常的可愛
構圖美麗 背景深遂

Hi Samiran,
What a wonderful capture of this Tailorbird making a nest! At first I thought the bird should have been stuck by the plant and it must be calling for help. Excellent sharp details, gorgeous composition, magnificent lighting and superb natural colors. Very well done, my friend. Thanks and have a good day!

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-11-24 22:54]
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Good find and well made image of this bird at its nest..good pose and colors.
Samiran, are you sure that this is Tailor bird, have you got any other images of this bird, check out. tfs.

Great photo Samiran! Interesting subject, wonderful lighting and impressive sharpness!

Hello Samiranda,
Wow!nice spotting and excellent capture in great details,true colours and clarity.

great capture, I'm sure it was not easy, TFS Ori

Samiran, one of the great photos of this last month. COn superlative sharpness, the bird seems out of the screen. The natural environment find it in their delicate nest, half hidden among the foliage leaves, the lively expression of the bird, the perfect brightness in her eye, beak open in a claim.
WONDERFUL, and Bravissimo, Samiran.

Hernán Bortondello

Hernán Bortondello

hallo Samiran
very nice picture with good sharpness and great details
the colours and light are beautiful to
thanks greeting lou

Hello Samiran,
A photo of this bird in fantastic clarity and sharpness. Superb details from head to tail. Gorgeous pose with open beak and eye contact. Are you sure about the Common Tailorbird?

Ciao Saniran, great capture of very busy bird, lovely composition, fine details, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-11-25 15:26]

Hi Samiran,beautiful capture of this prinia in a difficult light and location,great details,colors and exposure,the sharp on eye is really great,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hi Samiran, Wonderful capture of this beautiful bird. Excellent sharpness and POV. It is not easy to capture this moment because usually the bird would fly away before you press your shutter. The vivid expression of the bird, the form of the nest, and the green leaves around are in great details. Awesome moment. Thank for sharing

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-11-27 1:43]

Hello Samiran,
Very, very cute picture, so natural, so charming. Perfect composition, best sharpness on the head of the bird. Very well done!

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-11-27 10:44]

Hi Samiran,
Nice cute photos. Good composition,sharpness details
and amazing colors.
Regards Jiri.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2013-11-28 7:59]

Excellent picture! Congratulation. Saludos.

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2013-11-29 18:45]

Hola Samiran, que impresionante foto, llena de axión y belleza; me encanta el entorno de la toma y ver al ave entre tanto verde haciendo lo suyo; excelente manejo de la luz, color y composición...saludos.

Hello Samiran

Excellent and very beautiful photo of this lovely bird on its nest,
you captured the bird with a fine POV and framing and with its
expressive glance and eye-contact, beautiful light, great focus,
sharpness, and details, TFS


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