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Blue and Gold Macaw

Blue and Gold Macaw
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Copyright: Leisa Hennessy (Snoops) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 71 W: 0 N: 170] (555)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-04-25
Categories: Birds
Camera: Minolta Dimage Z5
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/30 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Macaws [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-05-15 6:19
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I know its not a very original composition but i still fell in love with this guys face :)
So thanks for looking gang :)
Distribution: Widely distributed in South America: Brazil, except the most S and E; N-Paraguay; E-Bolivia; E-Peru; E-Columbia and in the North to Panama; S-Venezuela; Trinidad; Guyana; Surinam and French Guyana

Description: Length: 90 cm Plumage: Upperparts blue, breast and body bright yellow. Forehead green, turning blue over the crown to the neck. White, naked face striped with black rows of feathers. White, naked cheeks. Throat black with a greenish border where it reaches the yellow breast. The yellow of the breast extends round the black throat up to the ears. Underparts of wings olive-yellow. Bill Black Legs dark grey Iris ivory

Habitat: Riverside forests to open savannah lands.

Nutrition: Among others, palmfruits of Inaja (Maximiliana regia) and Tucuma (Astrocaryum spec.)

Breeding: The season varies within the range, in the northern parts breedings starts around February to March, in the southern parts early in December.

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Hi Leisa,
An excellent portrait on this Blue and Gold Macaw. Nice soft liht has render some vibrant and beautiful colors. Nice sharp detail with a perfect OOF backround. Looks great!


A great portrait you have here! Good Comp, POV and detail of subject. TFS,

Hi Leisa,
Nice closed-up of this blue and gold macaw. Sharpness, exposure, contrast are on spot. Good composition and POV. Very well done. TFS

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2006-05-15 16:36]

Hi Leisa, you give us an super portrait on this tealy Blue and Gold Macaw. They are such stunning birds, and you do show him well. Colours and details are spot on. Well done,

great pose with great light, perspective and colours!
Great details!
Thanks ana:)

Hi Leisa

Lovely bright colours. Excellent close details. Thanks.

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2006-05-16 4:45]

Fantastic shot Leisa, very nice capture with a superb composition
Superb detail, and excellent bright colours. Very sharp and clear.
Thanks for posting

Very good portrait. Sharp and clear.
Including the foot would have maybe be better.

Hi Leisa,
a colour- and beautiful bird.
Lovely colours, nice POV and good details
Well done.

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2006-05-19 19:55]

Hi Leisa
Beautiful colours and nice crisp detail.This is a very good composition right down to the glint in his eye.

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  • jone Silver Star Critiquer [C: 12 W: 0 N: 1] (26)
  • [2006-05-23 10:35]

Hi Leisa,
WOW, this is realy beutiful, perfece photo,

Hi Leisa,

I really like this picture. It is crisp and sharp. Nice capture. Very well done.


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