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Cape Glossy Starling


Cape Glossy Starling
Photo Information
Copyright: Deon Serfontein (deons) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 0 N: 55] (595)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-11-08
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 550D Digital, Canon 400 mm 5.6 L
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/4000 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-11-24 7:46
Viewed: 67
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Cape starling has an adult length of about 25 cm (10 in) and weight of about 100 grams (3.5 oz). The plumage is a fairly uniform bright, glossy colour. The head is blue with darker ear coverts and the upper parts of the body are greenish-blue. It has a lengthy warbling song which may include an imitation of sounds it hears in its environment


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  • Great 
  • tcr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 155 W: 8 N: 540] (3318)
  • [2019-11-24 9:15]

Hello.
Amazing glowing feathers.
Greetings.

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6527 W: 89 N: 15625] (65361)
  • [2019-12-04 2:11]

Hi Deon,an excellent close up showing this cape starling in a perfect way,i like a lot the metallic colors of plumage in this bright light and the top sharpness too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Deon,
Well detailed shot. Beautiful species.
Regards,
Srikumar

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