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Chaffinch


Chaffinch
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Copyright: Arunas Eismantas (Aukstaitis) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 161] (846)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-08
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D80
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-04-10 11:46
Viewed: 3022
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Chaffinch, (Fringilla coelebs), is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. Its large double white wing bars, white tail edges and greenish rump easily identify this 14-16 cm long species. The breeding male is unmistakable, with his reddish underparts and a grey cap. The female is drabber and greener, but still obvious.

This bird is widespread and very familiar throughout Europe. It is the most common finch in western Europe. Its range extends into western Asia, northwestern Africa, the Canary Islands and Madeira. On Tenerife and Gran Canaria, it coexists with its sister species, the endemic Blue Chaffinch.

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2007-04-10 21:19]

Bonjour Arunas!

Bravo pour cette belle prise.
Merci!
Joseph

Hi Arunas,
Very much underestimated if you ask me...
Very good bird isoaltion through depth of field.
Interesting content; for example the seed in the beak.
Well exposed, composed,...
TFS
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