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Pekin Robin

Pekin Robin
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Copyright: Chi Liu (chiliu) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1457 W: 0 N: 1176] (6526)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-11-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM, Sigma 72mm MC UV Filter
Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Other birds, the vanderschelden 10 : division I, Robins of the World [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-03-09 15:12
Viewed: 16640
Favorites: 5 [view]
Points: 98
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Pekin Robin (Leiothrix lutea)

Size: length 11-13cm.
weighr: 20-25g.
Food: Insect, ferry and seeds.
Habitat: Forests in hill and mountain areas, bomboo woods and bushes.
Distribution: Middle and south China.

Pekin Robin act in groups. They run and jump in bushes and they are extremely active. During mating period, male and female act in pairs. Male often shake their wings and utter varied and melodious cries.

Pekin Robins have beautiful feathers and beautiful voices and they are very famous fancy birds.

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Hi Chi,
What a beautiful and colorful bird! Details, sharpness and the POV & composition are perfect.Colors are very very marvelous. Well done. Congratulations...

Hello Chi,
this is a very nice bird. Excellent colours and very good sharp details. Composition and POV/DoF are great also. This is a great composition. Very well done. Thank you for posting.

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  • twin Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 244 W: 17 N: 494] (3259)
  • [2006-03-09 15:41]

wonderful shot... very beautiful image...
well done Chi :)

Incredible Robin Chi.
Wonderful colors and sharpness.
Great POV and BG.

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2006-03-09 16:21]

Hello chi liu ,very good photo from this beauty bird , good colours compositie shrarpnes pov dof and details , good job ,Greetings Teunie .

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  • Zeno Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 483 W: 0 N: 1345] (10867)
  • [2006-03-09 16:26]

Hi Chi,

Incredible colors, nice pose and also good background.



Hi, Chi.
Superb capture. Very colorful bird. Beautiful composition with nice soft BG. Excellent sharpness, exposure and details on bird.

Hi Chi,
Very beautiful bird and picture. All is perfect. Incredible colors for this Pekin Robin.
TFS ;)

Hello Chi,
Lovely shot of this colourful bird. Well done on framing and POV, good details too. The lighting is fine though the colours seems to be a little wash out.
Anyway, well done on this one!

Hi Chi,
This bird is beautifull and so colourfull. Your picture is perfect with good DOF and a blurred background.

What a gorgeous little bird! Very well captured in an unusual pose. Great composition and sharpness

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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
  • [2006-03-09 21:22]

Hi Chi
What a bright and spectacular way to celebrate your 100th posting. Congratulations.
This is another brilliant composition show piecing this lovely bird. Colours are vivid yet natural. DOF is great with very nice detail. BG is absolutely complimentary. And, the exposure is perfect.
Very well done and TFS.

Very nice capture of this colorful bird. Great details, nice POV and beautiful background. Thanks for sharing!

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2006-03-09 23:42]

Chi, what a cutie. Excellent colours and details and very well composed. You show her off very well, TFS

Beautiful color and detail, a lovely bird, nice shot, good control over the exposure too!


very nice one Chi,
the shot is very nice, it is well taken in a very nice composition, the quality is high, the balance is good, well I like it a lot, good job.
gr. jaap

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2006-03-10 2:04]

What a beautiful bird, Chi Liu.
The colors are so vibrant.
Great POV, sharp details, and excellent composition,
TFS. : )

Hi Chi,
a shot of outstanding beauty.
Delightful colours. Perfectly focussed.
Background perfectly fitting into the composition.
Ultimate harmony in pose and presentation.
Thank you for presenting us this delightful piece of art. Superb!
Best regards,

Very Big Smile.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2006-03-10 4:37]

Wooow ! What a lovely comosition that you have very well done ! The pose of the bird is so nice. Colors, DOF and sharpness are good. I also appreciate the complementary note... Congratulations Chi and thanks for sharing.

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2006-03-10 5:00]

Hello Chi,
This is an excellent capture.
A great pose,excellent colours and very good DOF.


Yet another beauty from you, Chi. It seems to be ready to take off. Lovely colours and superb clarity.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-03-10 6:28]

Hello Chi!
Very nice capture.Colors,sharpness,details,BG,
pose of bird and composition are wonderful.

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  • gelor Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 124 W: 3 N: 12] (523)
  • [2006-03-10 6:39]

Bonjour Chi,
Superbe vue de ce superbe oiseau ! Netteté impeccable, couleurs magnifiques : c'est beau. Merci et bravo.

Hi Chi,
The light was nice and soft for this shot. Beautiful colors and tones in this photo. Detail is very sharp. Your control on the DOF is excellent. Very nice shot!

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-03-10 7:44]

Hi Chi,
this little bird is wonderful, very striking colors and sharp details. The BG and POV are excellent. Very beautiful shot.

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  • Aramok Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 896 W: 101 N: 1501] (5166)
  • [2006-03-10 12:53]

this is a lovely clarity to this picture. And the bird is something else. What wonderful colours. I've never seen anything like it.


Excellent capture of this pekin robin, the colors are just amzing and the DOF is perfecto Chi! :)

Hi Chi,
so many wonderful colours on such a little bird. What a beautiful one, I like it very much.
Excellent quality, beautiful arrangement, thanks
Sabine - wishnugaruda

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  • Dando Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 637 W: 32 N: 792] (3084)
  • [2006-03-10 15:55]

Hi Chi, excellent shot. The colours, detail, and POV are truly amazing. A brilliant composition. TFS.

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2006-03-11 4:00]

Hello Chi,
amazing capture; sharpness, colors, light, composition, everything is excellent !

Hi Chi

Congratulation on your 100th post
I love the plumage colours on this guy. He is a very beautiful bird. Nice details, good sharpness and POV. Nice one. TFS.

all are perfect here...
no word to add...
congrats and congrats

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2006-03-12 17:11]

Chi, this bird is very beautiful. Besides, you did a great photo.

The shot is colorful and beautiful.

I love everything about this image Chi!

Soft colors, perfect depth of field and positioning. Great notes!

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2006-03-13 10:34]

Hello Chi, what a beautiful bird shot, perfect in everyway, it's a jaw dropping effort, congratulations and thanks.


Hi Chi,

WOW wonderful picture of this amazing bird, very good composition,colors and good POV.
Grey and red!! nature is beautiful:-)


Hi Chi,
This bird is very nice . Full of sharp details and i can feel the vivacity of this bird.
Thank you
Bruno ( cooper)

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  • hekcik Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 291 W: 15 N: 305] (1827)
  • [2006-04-17 10:59]

Hi Chi,

Wow, this is perfect shot!
Excellent colours, details, POV.

TFS :-)

Fantastic shot of these bird. Great colors, exellent DOF and i like the POV. TFS

Beautiful capture. Everything has been said :-)

Hi Chi,
Fantastic shot!!!
Very well done!
TFS Malgosia

great shot Chi, wonderful detais, colors and DOF!!!

Great work. Wonderful soft colors.

OUTSTANDING is my only comment.
Best regards,

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  • methos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 213 W: 51 N: 281] (1189)
  • [2006-12-13 12:13]

Beautiful and colorful species.
I love the colors and details...
Great portrait!

Hi Liu,
What a beautiful and colorful bird! Details, sharpness and the POV & composition are perfect.
well done.


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  • Etka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 95 W: 0 N: 59] (514)
  • [2007-05-08 10:12]

Wspanialy ptak, przekiekny. Piekne kolory.


Great shot here of this wondeful Pekin Robin. The colors are stunning and you have captured this beautiful bird quite well. Very nicely done.

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  • Ena Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 324 W: 61 N: 594] (2454)
  • [2008-03-05 12:01]

Hi Chi,
Amazing shot!
Your whole gallery is superb!

Wonderful colors and sharpness.

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