<< Previous Next >>

Ashy Drongo

Ashy Drongo
Photo Information
Copyright: Srikumar Balial (Hotelcalifornia) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1519 W: 24 N: 2225] (14408)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D5200, Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD, 95mm UV Filter
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds Of Rajibpur [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2018-01-20 6:44
Viewed: 883
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I have captured this 'Ashy Drongo' (Dicrurus leucophaeus) in our village while I was roaming around in the paddy field.

This bird breeds in Himalayas and North East Indian hills and winter in plains.
Adult has dark Grey underparts and slate-grey upper parts with blue Grey gloss. Iris bright red.

KOMSIS, Hormon_Manyer, pierrefonds has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekNature members may write critiques.
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

  • Great 
  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2018-01-20 7:23]

Hi Srikumar,
So beautiful !!
The composition and the colours are excellent, the sharpness is impressive.
Have a nice weekend,

Hi Sri,
Welcome back to the site, we all missed you. Your return image is wonderful, lights are fantastic. Simplistic, yet splendid composition, sharpness is great and the color tones of the background are unbelievable. Congratulations!
Kind regards, László

beautiful peaceful capture, TFS Ori

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2018-01-20 16:22]

Hi Srikumar,a lucky meeting in your village that you caught in the usual top quality,very sharp and bright and with a curious position too,well done! Have a nice SUnday and thanks,Luciano

Wow! Wonderful shot - the bird stands out so well against this brownish background abd the little leaf area really adds a great deal to a perfect image of the bird itself.

  • Great 
  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
  • [2018-01-21 11:39]

Hi Srikumar
That background makes a great image.
Fine details on the bird.


  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2018-01-21 13:37]

Hello Srikumar,
Another beauty in splendid colours and excellent sharpness. Wonderful composition and blurred background.


Great capture of subject on this perch. well done on the result. tack sharp.


Hi Srikumar,

The bird is well placed in the frame. The point of view is showing the details of the Ashy Drongo. The sharpness is very good. The light is bringing out the beauty of the colors. Have a nice day.


Calibration Check