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European Goldfinch


European Goldfinch
Photo Information
Copyright: Clarke Robinson (ClarkeRobinson) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 37] (182)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-12-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 350D / Digital Rebel XT, Canon 100-400L 4.5-5.6 IS USM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-08-17 14:24
Viewed: 3546
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I took this picture last Christmas in our front garden. It's one of my favourite UK garden birds. I love how colourful they are.

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The European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) is a colourful and familiar member of the finch family, easily recognisable by it's striking red face. They mainly feed on the seeds of thistles and teasels, and will also visit bird feeders during the colder months (as did the bird in this picture).

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Hello Clarke
Superb Picture...in every way...a gorgeous subject very well portrayed.
All the best
Paul

Nice capture great detail. I have seen a few photos now on TN where the background is a light tan colour which blends with the bird's plumage, it really works nicely. TFS

Clarke,

Stunning image. I love the compo and the framing is great. Nice BG and just an all around great shot.

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2007-08-17 19:16]

Hola amigo,
preciosa captura,
tambien es mi pájaro favorito,
hermosos tonos y pov.
bello trabajo,
saludos Clarke

very nice, TFS Ori

Hello Clarke,
Very good compo. Nice colours, etc.
Pity it is a rather small size...
TFS
Annick

Hallo , molto belle e molto nitide lo sono tutte le tue catture.
Un saluto Pierdamiano

Hi Clarke,
what a nice capture of this beautiful Goldfinch with very nice details and sharpness, especially on fine feathers. Eye contact and light on eye very well. Blurred BG fantastic. Nicely composed.
thanks. have a nice weekend.
Ahmet

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