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Luscinia svecica 3 (3 years in TN)

Luscinia svecica 3 (3 years in TN)
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Copyright: Christodoulos Makris (chrimakris) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1744 W: 79 N: 5425] (26007)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-11-17
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/8, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-11-21 6:08
Viewed: 2261
Points: 52
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Luscinia svecica (Linnaeus, 1758). Female

Luscinia svecica is a small passerine bird in the family Saxicolidae. It is similar in size to the European Robin at 13–14 cm. It is plain grey-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.
It is a migratory insectivorous species breeding in wet birch wood or bushy swamp in Europe and Asia with a foothold in western Alaska. It winters in North Africa and India.

In Cyprus Luscinia svecica is a passage migrant and a winter visitor.

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Hello Christodoulos
Remarkably good picture.
great sharpness and colour.
perfect sharpness and colour.
these type of good pictures can enrich our gallery.
best wishes,

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-11-21 7:05]

Hello Christodoulos,
excellent photo bird,regards..

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-11-21 7:28]

Bonjour Christodoulos,
At first Congratulations ! I didn't realise that you are already 3 years on the site.
You have chosen a refined picture with these subtle tints and the fine luminosity. A bird-species I never have seen in real life. Very pleasing posting for which I thank a lot.

Hi Christodoulos,
very nice presentation of the bird. Amazing natural colours. Perfect point of view. Excellent sharpness.
Have a nice evening,

hallo Christodoulos
super good sharpness and great details
the light and colours are beautiful
i like this composition very much
thanks greeting lou

Hi Christodoulos
time is running so spending some time in hides might be a good way to avoid too much stress
Beautiful Bluetrhroat, even the females are cute
tfs and hoping for many more goodies

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-11-21 8:16]

Excellent portrait of this lovely bluethroat..fine lighting and good details..lovely capture. tfs.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-11-21 8:29]

Hello Christodoulos,
Fantastic picture to celebrate this milestone, congratulations. Your photos during these three years are a big contribution to this site. They have an unequalled high quality, like this one. Thanks.
Hope to see a lot more.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-11-21 11:46]

Hi Chris,a fantastic close up to celebrate yout 3th year on TN.Spectacular capture whit the usual great quality.A big thanks for your work on TN during these 3 years!!!Have a nice evening,Luciano

Hello Mr.Christodoulos,
Congratulation!Wish in future also we shall be able to cherish the beauty of your work.
Nice picture.Details and sharpness is really nice.
Thanks for sharing,

Ciao Christodoulos, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose, fine details, splendid sharppness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • nanreh Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 136 W: 12 N: 258] (2191)
  • [2013-11-21 17:15]

How much I have to learn ... Your Christo, along with other major figures of TN, we set the course for beginners. Perfect image for this Luscinia svecica. Focus and perfect light!


Hello Christodoulos,
Perfect catch,excellent sharp details and love composition with a beautiful pose.

Hello Christodoulos
照的清晰 很漂亮的鳥
顏色素雅淡裝 非常的好看
光線亮麗 角度很棒 神態逗趣
構圖美麗 背景深遂

Hello Christodoulos,
What a excellent capture of this little bird.
It's really hard to capture this kind of small birds.Great natural color and point of view.Nice details and sharpness.
Thank you for sharing.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2013-11-22 0:03]

What a great and natural picture here! It is like it is on my computer right now. Thank you very much for sharing it and congratulation. Un saludo.

amazing sharp closeup, have a nice weekend Ori

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-11-22 5:16]

Hello Christodoulos.
Thank you for three years on TN !
Excellent sharpness and detail; great POV and beautiful colours; very nice blurred background. Very well done!Regards Siggi

Hi Christodoulos,
Fantastic capture of this lovely bird in marvellous composition, gorgeous POV, fabulous DOF, excellent sharp details, and brilliant natural colors. Very well done, my friend. Thanks and have a nice time!

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2013-11-22 10:06]

Hello Christodoulos
Congradulation for your third year in TN this an outstanding presentation for your celebration excellent point of view and crystal clear image, plumage detail and BG are outstanding
TFS Michel

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-11-22 11:12]

Hi Christodoulos,
Fantastic sharp and detailed portrait. Excellent point of captured. Amazing colours, perfect composition and nice background.
Regards Jiri.

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2013-11-22 11:51]

Hola Christodoulos
Hermosa foto de esta avecilla que me imagino es muy dificil de fotografiar por su velocidad. Me gusta la luz, color, percha, composicion y fondo...saludos.

Hi Chrisodoulos
Congratulations on your 3 years here in TN, you celebrate with a small beauty, the Swedish nightingale ;-)
Thanks for all the nice pictures and good comments over the years.

Very fine picture of this beauty, it's so colourful as I used to see it in the spring. Goos sharpess, finr DOF, the bird stand out well from the BG.

Best Regards
As usual I'm here on Cyprus,stay until April

Just a masterpice like tribute for three years with us! Best regards and TFS MF Christodoulos.


Giasou Christodoule
A superb photo, perfect focus and detail, wonderful pose, excellent eye contact.
Lovely bird nicely shown
regards yiannis

Lovely image of this beautiful bird. Lovely pose. Sharpness and bokeh are excellent.

best regards,


Hello Red-billed Hornbill

Congratulations for your 3rd TN anniversary,
at my absence I have missed this photo.

Great close-up photo of the Bluethroat, with fine POV obtaining his
wonderful eye-contact, very beautiful light, great focus, sharpness, details, TFS


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