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Hoopoe (Upopa Epops)


Hoopoe (Upopa Epops)
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Copyright: Luis Limchiu (sle2006) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 41 W: 0 N: 75] (603)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-08
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 40D, Canon 300 f/4 L IS
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-10-29 6:37
Viewed: 5945
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A rare migrant to the Philippines, I lucky to see this bird last year as it was foraging on a parklike area digging for small insects on the ground. in Wikipedia-The diet of the Hoopoe is mostly composed of insects, although small reptiles and frogs as well as some plant matter such as seeds and berries are sometimes taken as well. It is a solitary forager which typically feeds on the ground.
It is the national bird of Israel.

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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-10-29 6:44]

Hi Luis,

Today you "neighbor" my. Exceptional capture. Gorgeous colors with some more top. My congratulations.
Have a pleasant day,
Adrian

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2009-10-29 6:55]

Hello Luis
Rare for you but excellent capture. Well done
Regards
Razvan

Verry good capture of this interesting bird.Good picture.Best regards.Alin.

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2009-10-29 7:36]

Hi Luis
Good presentation of a specy I had never seen before.Sharp image with good detail.also good POV in his natural habitat.
TFS Michel

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2009-10-29 8:04]

Very good photo of this Upupa epops, it is a breeding Bird by us!

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2009-10-29 9:42]

Hello Luis,
Jus like your last one a very good photo with impressive eye contact. The low POV is great! Good sharpness, details and natural colours.
Regards,
Peter

Hi Luis,

An outstandingly beautiful capture of this cute fellow (in Turkish İbibik) from lateral POV with excellent DOF, fine details and delightful composition.
TFS and Cheers,

Bayram

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-10-29 11:53]

Hello Luis,
Wonderful shot of this Hoopoe. Superb colours and sharpness. Excellent and DOF and POV. Very nicely composed. Best regards Siggi

Very Sharp & good focus.Nicely taken.

Hello Luis! Nice light and bright, wonderful colours, good contrast and sharp. Fantastic exposure. Great effect. Well done!

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2009-10-30 8:11]

Hello Luis,
The Hoopoe is one of my favourite birds so I'm very pleased to see it here! This is a lovely close view from a low POV and showing it in a fine pose. Excellent sharp details and beautiful natural colours too. Very nice!!
Many thanks and regards, Ulla

hello Luis
beautiful close up with natural splendid colours and details in this fine scene!
TFS thanks for sharing
Nasos

Hello Luis,
a fantastic portrait of the Hoopoe taken from an excellent low POV with very good sharpness and beautiful natural colours, very well composed.
Congratulations, i like your gallery with very beautiful birds and splendid butterflies
TFS
Best regards
Maurizio

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