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Bell Miner


Bell Miner
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Copyright: Fatih Sam (fthsm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 172 W: 56 N: 512] (3689)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-03-22
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 30D, Canon 400 5.6L
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Green Birds [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-05-29 9:12
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[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Bell Miner Manorina melanophrys

The Bell Miner is the smallest of the miners and is a medium-large and solidly built honeyeater. It is mostly olive-green, with a short, down-curved, bright yellow bill, a red-orange bare eye patch and orange-yellow feet and legs. It has a squared off tail. Males are slightly larger, but otherwise the sexes are similar. Young birds are duller and browner, with a paler eye patch. More often heard than seen, the Bell Miner lives in large colonies and aggressively defend their territories against all intruders. Also commonly known as Bellbirds.

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Hi Fatih,

Graet shot of this Bell Miner!
Good composition and blurry BG.
Good sharp details aswell and good exposure.

Very well done,

Danny

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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2008-05-29 10:05]

Hola Fatih.
Exelente y fina presentacion. Agradables colores Naturales y una pose muy hermosa.
La nota de gran valor.
Saludos
Luis52.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2008-05-29 11:06]

Hello Fatih,
Very beautiful photo of this Bell Miner in an original pose. Sharpness and details are excellent. Great natural colours, composition and BG. Good POV.
Regards,
Peter

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2008-05-29 11:11]

Hi Fatih,

A cool and colorfull looking fellow,well portraitet,thanks

Paul

hello Fatih,
wonder pose and rich detail

best sERGIO

What a sharp photo! The DOF and POV is really terrific. I love the composition, the bird looking down rather than the camera pointed down. This is a unique perspective that is enjoyable. Excellent contrast and the colors stand out as well. Overall, this is a beautiful capture. Well done.

hello Fatih,

This is a really interesting shot and with good notes. It is interesting to see how the bird grasps the stem with its claws.
Good, sharp exposure and lovely details.

Kind regards,
Bev :-)

Sevgili Fatih, epeydir kayıptın. eline sağlık, yine nefis bir tropikal kuş çekimi. renkleri, netliği hepsi çok güzel. eline sağlık dostum, Kıbrıstan selamlar.

Hi Sam,

This is really a cute bird. Interesting angle of perching. Probably searching for insects.

Subhayan.

Hello Fatih, I've only seen these birds once, at the Nepean River, and I heard them long before I saw them. They have the most unusual sound. The name Bell Miner was a very good one for them. I still haven't got a shot of one of these, the ones I saw were too high, and kept flying around. This one is excellent. The pose is great and the detail seen on the bird is incredible. Very nicely done.

Thanks, John

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