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Nicaraguan Seed-Finch

Nicaraguan Seed-Finch
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Copyright: Luis Vargas (Chiza) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-05-14
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-06-15 15:49
Viewed: 1810
Points: 10
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Sporophila nuttingi ( macho-male)
Nicaraguan Seed-Finch, Semillero Piquirrosado, by Luis Vargas, Boca Tapada, Alajula, Costa Rica, mayo 2016.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Sporophila
Species: S. nuttingi

Binomial name

Oryzoborus nuttingi

Ridgway, 1884

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-06-15 19:55]

Hello Luis,
What a neat looking bird you have presented to us and a new one for me. The massive bill is quite unusual and I'm sure aids it in shelling it's food. Nicely focused while displaying excellent detail of it's black plumage. Great eye contact.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-06-15 23:56]

Hi Luis,very curious head position,you call the bird maybe? Ehehe....and the result is beautiful,perfect quality as usual and interesting specie.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-06-16 4:36]

Hello Luis,
Very nice photo of this Seed-finch with attractive eye contact. Excellent sharpness and beautiful colors. Good DOF and composition.

Hello Luis,
A very interesting specie of bird. It has an enormous and massive bill.
Excellent details and natural colors of the feathers.

Hello Luis,
Beautiful species and well captured. I haven't seen such bill of a Finch before. NiceBG and composition.
Thanks and regards,

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