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Brownhooded Kingfisher

Brownhooded Kingfisher
Photo Information
Copyright: Farid Radjouh (ridfa) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 89 W: 0 N: 376] (4111)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS Mark II N, Canon 600 mm f/4 L IS USM, Compact Flash Card
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-12-11 10:03
Viewed: 3988
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Brownhooded Kingfisher This species can be distinguished from other similar red-billed Kingfisher by its brownish head streaked with
black, rusty patches on the sides of the breast and well-streaked flanks. Differs from Striped_Kingfisher by all red, not black and red bill, and by the lack of a dark cap. Habitat : Thornveld, open-broadleafed woodland and coastal forest. Often found far from water. Has adapted to suburbia and is common in gardens and parks. Common on the north, east and south, being absent from the drier west.

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Hi Farid,
Good image; sharpness at the right place; huge beak, eye, plumage...

Hi Farid,
very good shot,good sharpness.
Well done,

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2006-12-11 12:34]

Hello Farid,
Brilliant shot of this beautiful Kingfisher in a very nice pose. Very sharp and lovely natural colours against the light brown background. Beautiful composition too!
Many thanks, Ulla

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2006-12-11 14:25]

Hello Farid , A Great shot from the kingfisher , good pose details sharpnes pov eye contact nice bg and framing ,Greetings Teunie .

Hi, Farid.
Very nice bird in very good pose. Like also composition. Good sharpness and exposure.

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  • cedryk Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 50 N: 1722] (5270)
  • [2006-12-11 20:20]

Hello Farid,
Excellent light and POV. This bird really looks sticking its head into camera. Great colours as well.
Best greetings,

Hi Farid

Nice pose. Good POV and well exposed. Nice work. TFS.

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2006-12-13 5:28]

Excellente prise,la pose de l'oiseau est parfaite et les détails sont excellents.


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