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Ashy-crowned sparrow-lark (M)


Ashy-crowned sparrow-lark (M)
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Copyright: Biswarup Satpati (Biswarup) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 243 W: 0 N: 855] (8089)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-10-31
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D500, Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-10-30 23:22
Viewed: 58
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The ashy-crowned sparrow-lark (Eremopterix griseus) is a small sparrow-sized member of the lark family. It is found in the plains in open land with bare ground, grass and scrub across South Asia. The males are well marked with a contrasting black-and-white face pattern, while females are sandy brown, looking similar to a female sparrow. Males are easily detected during the breeding season by the long descending whistle that accompanies their undulating and dive-bombing flight displays.

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Background helps a lot to stands out a picture. Here like less distracted, almost out of focus background.

Spot on focus and definition in this sparrow-lark's head and white feathers - as usual, little birds are hard to capture with equal definition throughout with such a long focus lens so the lower chest is a but blurry. is that a monkey behind? it

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6515 W: 89 N: 15622] (65349)
  • [2019-11-14 11:42]

Hi Biswarup,impressive macro of this small sparrow,i like the perspective and the fine details too,well done. Have a nice day and thanks,luciano

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