|Copyright: akbar ali asif (AKBAR-ALI-ASIF)
|Date Taken: 2014-12-14|
|Exposure: f/6.5, 1/160 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2014-12-17 1:33|
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|I took this shot a few days ago on a very cold and foggy morning. This is the only shot that is worth presenting (without a shake) out of more than 20 shots i took. The bird in my shot is a female fulvous-breasted woodpecker (Dendrocopos macei. Males have a red crown instead of black. I found this bird at the start of trail 5 in Margalla hills. Some information from Wikipedia is as under:|
The fulvous-breasted woodpecker (Dendrocopos macei) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, India, Pakistan and Myanmar.The freckle-breasted woodpecker was formerly considered conspecific with this species.
A medium-sized, pied woodpecker. Upperparts black, heavily barred white. Undertail red, breast und belly buffwith light flank barring and slight side streaking. Withish cheeks partly bordered by black line. Crown red in male with orange forehead, black in female.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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very nice picture to see
the colours are super good
thanks gr lou
- [2014-12-17 6:13]
Hi Akbar,a great capture of this woodpecker despite the difficult backlight,the details are greats,and the colors very bright,especially the ed.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
Hello Akbar (or should I call you Asif...smile)
Hope life is good. Thanks a lot for your kind comments.I like your shot a lot, for you appear to me a natural photographer. This super shot of this special woodpecker is excellent way.The angle and focus just perfect.And the background definitely shows how foggy the day is in greener Islamabad.
Thanks a lot for sharing yet again a quality shot.Take care,
- [2014-12-17 12:13]
Excellent image of this beautiful woodpecker in a diagonal align, very nice composition, beautiful natural colors. Thanks for sharing.
Excellent details, colors and composition. Lovely specie of woodpecker. Excellent colors, details and focus as usual.
Ciao Akbar, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose, fimne details, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio