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Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus

Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Photo Information
Copyright: Joao Edgar (joaoedgar) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 39 W: 0 N: 86] (528)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011
Categories: Birds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-02-28 2:07
Viewed: 2794
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The same size as the Black Redstart. Males are easily distinguished by the bottom portions reddish, contrasting with the black faces and white forehead. The female is more gray, with shades lighter than the female rabirruivo black.
The difficulties of observing in Common Redstart
through dense forest contribute to convey an impression
scarcity. However, this is a relatively common Redstart some areas, particularly in the Alentejo. It can be seen in zones of oak trees, oaks, and mainly chestnut. in certain areas of Beira Interior is also in villages. is a summer species, which usually appears in late March and is present in the territory until September, with another passage in October.

Source: avesdeportugal.info

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Ciao Joao, lovely bird in nice pose on a beautiful burry BG, wonderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

Great eye contact! Great capture and POV

Bom dia João
Excelente este redstart.Pose atenta,cores fantásticas e excelente nitidez.Bela foto companheiro de luta.;)
Grande abraço

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  • thijs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 82 W: 1 N: 104] (529)
  • [2012-02-28 4:47]

Hi Joao

A beautifull bird that i havent seen in a while. Good composition and colours. Nice details, but feels a bit soft. Thanks!


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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2012-02-28 7:08]

Beautiful bird, fine composition. tfs.

Hello Joao,
Very nice Bird, excellent photo, great sharp and colorful details, TFS!

Hello Joao,
Very good pic whit perfect focus and sharpness,excellent light balace and rich background too.
Best regards

very colourful and nice portrait of this redstart. Good work. This bird gets rarer and rarer in Switzerland.

Beautiful bird and beautiful photo Joao! The colours are fantastic!

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-02-28 12:36]

Hello Joao.
What a great shot of this beautiful bird, I like the composition and your POV, the feather detail is lovely and sharp, the colours are perfect and great lighting too.Best regards Siggi

Excelente foto em todos os aspectos

Superb capture !!!

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