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Coppersmith Barbet


Coppersmith Barbet
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: 2019-02-11
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D7200, Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-02-12 6:03
Viewed: 251
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Coppersmith Barbet came visiting again late in the afternoon to the acacia tree near my house yesterday. The light had turned a bit dull on a semi-cloudy day.

The coppersmith barbet, crimson-breasted barbet or coppersmith (Psilopogon haemacephalus), is a bird with crimson forehead and throat which is best known for its metronomic call that has been likened to a coppersmith striking metal with a hammer. It is a resident found in the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia. Like other barbets, they chisel out a hole inside a tree to build their nest. They are mainly fruit eating but will take sometimes insects, especially winged termites.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coppersmith_barbet


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  • Great 
  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2019-02-12 6:26]

beautiful..

  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2019-02-12 7:54]

Hello Ram,
Nice photo of this barbet in front. Good focus on the head. I think I had prefered a vertical composition.
Regards,
Peter

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2019-02-12 14:34]

Hi Ram,a very perfect exposure to contrast in a great way the clear background of this cloudy day,the sharpness and the colors of the barbet are the best as possible,very well done! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Lovely colours with nice composition
greta shot of this beauty bird
gr lou

Ciao Ram, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose on beautiful blurry BG, perfect focus, wonderful natural colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, have a good weekend, ciao Silvio

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