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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5412] (29598)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-04-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: NIKON D810, Nikon 300mm f/4D IF-ED AF-S + 1,4TC II
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-05-15 11:37
Viewed: 261
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note

The corn bunting (Emberiza calandra) is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a group now separated by most modern authors from the finches, Fringillidae. It is usually placed in the genus Emberiza.

It breeds across southern and central Europe, north Africa and Asia across to Kazakhstan. It is mainly resident, but some birds from colder regions of central Europe and Asia migrate southwards in winter.

The corn bunting is a bird of open country with trees, such as farmland and weedy wasteland. It has declined greatly in north-west Europe due to intensive agricultural practices depriving it of its food supply of weed seeds and insects, the latter especially when feeding young. It has recently become extinct in Ireland, where it was previously common.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2019-05-15 14:56]

Hi Marius,fantastic capture from the sunny springtime in your country,absolutely perfect,great composition and top quality,the corn bunting will be proud to be your model..ehehe...have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2019-05-15 17:39]

Well placed nice to have this shot
Same bird is here but not the same gear
That I could make a shot like this
Beautiful light, well exposed and composed
T F S.

hello Marius
good sharpness picture with good details and beautiful naturel colours
gr lou

Another beautiful picture of this Bunting. Looks elegant. Good framing, Marius.
Thanks and regards,

Hi Marius,

The branches are framing well the bird. The point of view is showing the details of the Corn Bunting. The light is enhancing the beauty of the colors. Have a nice day.


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