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Coppersmith Barbet


Coppersmith Barbet
Photo Information
Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-05-04
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-06 6:02
Viewed: 2052
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Coppersmith Barbet
(Megalaima haemacephala) 赤胸拟䴕
Size: 15 cm

Description:
Unmistakable; note yellow head pattern and streaked under parts; the smallest barbet.

Voice:
A resonate tonk, tonk, 1 to 2 times per second, for minutes at time.

Habits:
Found in open woodlands and forest edges, never in closed forest. It can be seen in gardens and parks and occasionally in mangroves. It visits trees with small fruits and berries, comes quite low to the ground. Calls incessantly from a top branch, often late in the afternoon. The nest is built in a hole in a dead branch.

Distribution:
Common resident and breeder throughout Singapore.


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Hello Hwee,
Excellent photograph of Coppersmith Barbet, excellent sharpness and details, excellent composition, excellent background and lighting.
Tfs,
Daystar-7

  • Great 
  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2013-05-06 6:09]

Hi Ang
THIS IS PERFECT!!!
I like your very sharp capture!Colors are very natural and light amazing...this I call NG pictures!!!
Congratulation for this beauty!
Horia

  • Great 
  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-05-06 7:05]

Hi,
Excellent image of this copper smith feeding the chick..great lighting and colors. tfs.
nagraj.v

Hello Ang
Great moment You caught.Perfect lateral POV,great close composition,wonderful colours and details.Thank You.
Have a good week!
Best regards
J.Diogo

你好
照的很清晰
鳥很可愛
還有的姿勢逗趣
構圖也美麗
謝謝分享
STONE

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