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Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata)


Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata)
Photo Information
Copyright: Foozi Saad (foozi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-01-26
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D5100, Sigma DG 150-500mm 1:5-6.3 APO HSM
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-27 3:39
Viewed: 1987
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata) also known as Barred Ground Dove, is a bird of the dove family Columbidae, native to South-east Asia. It is closely related to the Peaceful Dove of Australia and New Guinea and the Barred Dove of eastern Indonesia. These two were classified as subspecies of the Zebra Dove until recently and the names Peaceful Dove and Barred Dove were often applied to the whole species.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-01-27 4:45]

Hello Foozi,
Very good close capture of this beautiful Dove. I like its pose and sharp focus on the eye. Beautiful colours too.Regards Siggi

Hello Foozi,
Excellent capture with nice details of plumage and its patterns,lovely composition with fresh colours.
TFS and my regards,
Joy

Hello Foozi,
Nice picture.Very good sharpness and natural colour.I can see every part clearly.What a beautiful green BG!Don't know how you have done this!Well done.I like it.
Kind regards,
Srikumar

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-01-27 4:59]

Hello Foozi,
Un very fine dove , this Geopelia striata! You show it with this beautilful square composition. I like the bird's glance towards the photographer too. Good contrast against the green blurred background, which however looks a little bit unnatural on my screen.
Kind regards
Anne

This is quite an interesting species of Doves found in your region, Foozi.
A very good capture from a perspective that displays its colours and features very clearly.
Thanks and regards.
Ram

Hi Foozi,
beautiful colours. Excellent point of view. Perfect composition. Very good contrast.
Have a nice Sunday evening,
Maciek

Hello Foozi,
another nice work from you.
in this picture we can see the perfect character of this bird.
good BG colour and PoV.
best wishes,
samiran

Hello Foozi

Excellent close-up photo of the Zebra Dove in his
gracious pose and eye-contact, very fine frontal POV,
wonderful light, beautiful background, great focus,
sharpness, and details, TFS

Asbed

hello Foozi
very nice picture of the dove
good details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2013-01-27 7:52]

Hello Foozi,
A super sharp capture of this Zebra Dove. The POV is just right for the pose and the green clean BG makes a fine contrast, the colours are natural and the composition perfect.
Thanks and have a good week,
Ivan

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2013-01-27 8:41]

Hello Foozi
Another excellent closed up razor sharp image with outstanding natural colours.Plumage details is also excellent Ilike that little catch light in the eye and the back ground colours is just amazing good work.
TFS Michel

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-01-27 8:55]

Hello Foozi,
Excellent photo of this dove in good sharpness, details and an attractive pose. Beautiful light and colours. Fine composition.
Regards,
Peter

Ciao Foozi, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose on beautiful blurry BG, wonderful colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hi Foozi,

A very nice picture of this colourful dove. Nice sharpness and POV with a nice bg.
TFS, regards Bill.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-01-27 11:26]

Hi Foozi,great capture of one of the most beautiful doves,impressives details and excellent exposure,i like the nice green background too.Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Beautiful pigeon and beautiful photo Foozi! Excellent composition, fantastic lighting and good sharpness.
Regards,
Christodoulos

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-01-28 5:59]

Hi,
Beautiful species of dove with fine pose. tfs.
nagraj.v

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2013-01-28 17:21]

Hello Foozi,
The Zebra dove is surely a beautiful bird with it's black and white striped plumage painted with dabs of rufous and white splotches. Wonderful focus and attractive framing. Well done!!
Ron

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