Southern red bishop
|Copyright: Steve Coetzee (SteveCoetzee)
|Date Taken: 2017-12-13|
|Exposure: f/4, 1/125 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2018-01-21 8:25|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|I find them quite difficult to get close to on camera and felt lucky when I was able to get this close to this little fellow.|
The southern red bishop or red bishop is a small passerine bird belonging to the bishop and widowbird genus Euplectes in the weaver family, the Ploceidae. It is common in wetlands and grassland in Africa south of the Equator. Wikipedia
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Beautiful picture of this Red Bishop in its breeding plumage. Perfect pose and BG. Catching light on its eye made it more attractive. Well framed.
Thanks for sharing 😊,
- [2018-01-21 14:00]
Hi Steve,it turn the head in a perfect way for the best pic,maybe you called it before? Ehehe...Absolutely a beautiful species and absolutely a great shot made with excellent detail and a very bright red,i like it! Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano
Beautiful dorsal POV on this Red Bishop, Steve.
Nice capture of this very colorful bird. The saturation along with the POV make for a pro shot here. Nice