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Asian Fairy Bluebird

Asian Fairy Bluebird
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Copyright: Biswarup Satpati (Biswarup) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 243 W: 0 N: 868] (8282)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony DSC-HX400V
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/30 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Blue Birds [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-05-18 3:39
Viewed: 6611
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Asian Fairy Bluebird, Irena puella is a medium-sized, arboreal passerine bird.

This fairy bluebird breeds across tropical southern Asia from the Himalayan foothills, India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia. This species is found in moist hill-forest.

The male has glossy, iridescent blue upperparts, and black underparts and flight feathers. The female and first year male are entirely dull blue-green.

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Wow beautiful!

Hi Biswarup,
Lovely capture of this bluebird! Excellent sharpness and details on the feathers and glorious colours. Well done and TFS
Cheers Tina :-)

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2007-05-18 8:19]

Hello Biswarup,
What a contrasts! Beautiful colours and sharpness. Good composition and DOF.

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2007-05-18 10:33]

Hi Biswarup,

What a wonderful close-up even if it was taken in a zoo. The colors are magnificent. Excellent details showing the feathers clearly and a lovely face with that red eye.


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