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Yellow breasted Greenfinch


Yellow breasted Greenfinch
Photo Information
Copyright: satirtha ghosh (bluesky1975) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 0 N: 235] (1572)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-05-08
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 550D, Tamron 150-600mm
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1600 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-08-05 7:34
Viewed: 851
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A picture of the yellow breasted Greenfinch basking in the early morning Sun. Not an ideal perch to get a good photo but did not have any option as the bird was sitting high above on an high tension electric wire. Cropped a bit to do away with the unwanted blank spaces.

Info:
Resident of the Himalayas & NE India. Males have blackish-olive upperparts, yellow supercilium, crescent behind ear-coverts, yellow underparts & rumps.
Habitat: Open forest, shrub and cultivation with nearby trees.
Voice: Twittering followed by a harsh tsswee.

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Ciao Satirtha, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose , beautiful double diagonal composition, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

very nice picture Satirtha
composition and colours are beautiful
thanks gr lou

Satirtha
C'est une belle prise avec le ciel bleu en arrière plan.
Bonne lumière et bonnes couleurs
Bon W-E
Roland

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6480 W: 89 N: 15613] (65313)
  • [2017-08-05 17:02]

Hi Satirtha,a perfect pose and a very bright light for an excellent capture of this lovely yellow Greenfinch,imposing and minimalistic perspective,i like it! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,LUCIANO

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2752 W: 280 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2017-08-05 19:46]

Hello Satirtha,
Under the circumstances you did a fine job of capturing this lovely Greenfinch in an attractive resting pose. We all (especially me) want to photograph our subjects on that perfect perch, but in the wild it is often take what you get or lose the chance. You did well in this instance. A beautiful specimen.
Ron

Pangot is a real gold mine of wild life, Satirtha. Don't recall seeing this bird anywhere in my native Himachal Pradesh. Good shot from ground perspective with catch-light in the bird's eye.
The colours on it are a sort of mix of yellow and brown -- not exactly eye-catching but real.
Thanks.
Ram

Hello Satirtha,
Nice specie of bird. Amazing green-yellow colors.
Marius.

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