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Bluethroat (Tr: Mavigerdan)

Bluethroat (Tr: Mavigerdan)
Photo Information
Copyright: Mehmet Ozcan (meo) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 48 W: 7 N: 121] (759)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-04-02
Categories: Birds
Camera: Pentax K10D, Sigma 70-300 f4-5.6 APO DG Macro
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/200 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-10-09 8:41
Viewed: 4057
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica), is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae.

The Bluethroat is similar in size to the European Robin at 13-14 cm. It is plain brown above except for the distinctive black tail with red side patches. It has a strong white supercilium. The male has a blue bib edged below with successive black, white and rust coloured borders. Some races, such as L. svecica svecica (Red-spotted Bluethroat) of northern Eurasia, have a red spot in the centre of the blue bib.

Others, such as L. svecica cyanecula (White-spotted Bluethroat) of southern and central Europe, have a white spot in the centre of the blue bib. L. svecica magna in Turkey has no central spot.

Females of all races usually have just a blackish crescent on an otherwise cream throat and breast. Newly fledged juveniles are freckled and spotted dark brown above.

The male has a loud, varied, and sometimes imitative song reminiscent of its relative, the Nightingale. Its call is a typical chat “chack” noise.

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Salam Mehmet,

An excellent capture of this beautiful Bluethroat with outstanding vivid colors & detail. TFS.



Mehmet Bey; cok guzel tur, guzel fotograf, tebrikler ...

Hi Mehmet,

Excellent shot of this lovely Bluethroat
compo, POV, colors, sharpness and pose are superb

TFS Thijs

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  • sayat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 280 W: 0 N: 258] (1457)
  • [2008-10-09 10:28]

Mavigerdanın şahane bir fotografını çekmişsiniz, tüm sevimliliği ve güzelliği yansımış kareye, elinize sağlık.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2008-10-09 11:10]

Hello Mehmet,
So close to this beauty! Excellent saturated colours and a brilliant pose. Very sharp and a good POV and composition.

off of nefis bir posta olmuş Mehmet bey hemşehrim. uzun aralarla gönderiyorsun ama her defasında pek güzel kareler görüyoruz. model harika, netlik harika. renkler nefis. eline sağlık, iyi akşamlar, selamlar.

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  • efsus Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 415 W: 11 N: 843] (3947)
  • [2008-10-09 12:12]

Merhaba Mehmet,
Muhteşem bir tür.
Çok güzel de bir sunum olmuş.
Elinize sağlık.


Hi Mehmet,

Great shot.
Beautiful colours with excellent detail.
Lighting and composition are fantastic.
Good notes.

Hi Mehmet

Beautiful shot of this tiny bluethroat
Excellent composition, sharpness and plumage details
Great POV, DOF, exposure and OOF background


hello Mehmet,
good portrait of this beautiful Bluethroat,
nice colors of feathers

best sERGIO

Renkler harika olmuş , eline sağlık Mehmet .

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  • cako Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 485 W: 0 N: 772] (3395)
  • [2008-10-10 4:42]

Merhaba Mehmet bey maviş güzel olmuş ellerinize sağlıık.

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