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Yellowhammer


Yellowhammer
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Copyright: Jiri Kubosek (iti) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013
Categories: Birds
Camera: Olympus E620, ZUIKO DIGITAL 70-300mm 1:4-5.6
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-30 7:24
Viewed: 1802
Points: 24
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It is common in all sorts of open areas with some scrub or trees and form small flocks in winter.
The Yellowhammer is a robust 15.5–17 cm long bird, with a thick seed-eater's bill. The male has a bright yellow head, yellow underparts, and a heavily streaked brown back. The female is much duller, and more streaked below. The familiar, if somewhat monotonous, song of the cock is often described as A little bit of bread and no cheese, although the song varies greatly in space. Its name is thought to be from the German word ammer meaning bunting.
Its natural diet consists of insects when feeding young, and otherwise seeds. The nest is on the ground. 3-6 eggs are laid, which show the hair-like markings characteristic of those of buntings.

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Hello Jiri,
Beautiful picture of this specie.I haven't seen this specie before.Very well captured.Nice soft light with excellent sharpness.Colour is truly beautiful.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,
Srikumar

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-10-30 7:40]

Hello Jiri,
Very nice photo of this Yellowhammer. Partly very sharp with a good focus on the head. Beautiful natural colours and a fine composition.
Regards,
Peter

Hello Jiri,

Lovely capture of this attractive bird in fine profile posture and nice light. I like the curve of the tree framing the subject in the bg and the hazy bokeh works nicely here as well. Good focus and a fine pov. Well done.

Regards,

Derek

Hello Jiri,
Once again a wonderful image taken from a very good angle and POV. Exceptional quality....Excellent details. Outstanding colors and perfect focus. You managed perfect this composition.
Thanks for sharing!
Marius.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-30 9:28]

Hi Jiri,another top quality pic,great way to show us this beautiful friend,great details and colors despite the distance and location,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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

hallo Jiri
very nice picture with good details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-10-30 13:21]

Hello Jiri,
a very beautiful captire of the Yellowhammer , very good sharpness and colours, a very nice composition with a splendid pose of this cute bird.Regards Siggi

Ahoj Jiri,
really nice presentation. I like the colours. Perfect sharpness. Nice portrait, no words.
Have a nice day,
Maciek

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-10-31 7:03]

Hi,
Good portrait of lovely bird...fine lighting. tfs.
nagraj.v

Hi Jiri,
Gorgeous capture of this rarely seen bird with excellent sharpness, fabulous details, nice composition, and splendid colors. Very well done, my friend. Thanks and have a good time!
John

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  • nanreh Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 136 W: 12 N: 258] (2191)
  • [2013-11-08 15:05]

What a beautiful composition where the harmony of colors is particularly emphasized. I guess it's a photo you've obtained in very difficult and complicated ... but you solved that masterfully. Congratulations, Jiri!

From Argentina,
Hernán Bortondello

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