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Indian Robin (Saxicoloides fulicatus)


Indian Robin (Saxicoloides fulicatus)
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Copyright: akbar ali asif (AKBAR-ALI-ASIF) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 148 W: 0 N: 478] (2927)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-12-21
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/6.5, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2014-12-23 21:38
Viewed: 1467
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is my first ever shot of a male Indian Robin (Saxicoloides fulicatus). Autumn season here in Islamabad is helping me a lot in finding some lovely birds.Wikipedia has following info:

he Indian robin (Saxicoloides fulicatus) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is widespread in the Indian subcontinent, and ranges across Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The males of northern populations have a brown back whose extent gradually reduces southwards with populations in the southern peninsula having an all black back. They are commonly found in open scrub areas and often seen running along the ground or perching on low thorny shrubs and rocks. Their long tails are held erect and their chestnut undertail covert and dark body make them easily distinguishable from the pied bushchat and the oriental magpie robin.

HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO MY TN FELLOWS,
Best Regards....AAA

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Hello Akbar - Wish You And Your Family A Merry christmas and have nice New Year. Now about your picture....Beautiful picture of this Robin. Well sharpness and natural color. Just have a look in WS, how it looks like...Thanks for sharing. Regards - Srikumar

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-12-24 2:35]

Hi Akbar,
Excellent shot, amazing detail and focus and lovely natural colours.
Regards Jiri.
Wish You Merry christmas.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-12-24 4:51]

Hi Akbar,fantastic capture despite the difficult location between the branches,the sharpness is fantastic like the exposure,great shot...as usual.Merry Christmas to you too and thanks,Luciano

Hello Akbar
Beautiful capture of this species.Great compo,wonderful natural colors and excellent sharpness.
My best wishes to You and Your family!
Josť Diogo

Hello Akbar

Merry Christmas also for you.

Excellent closer photo of the Indian robin, with a fine lateral POV
and framing, great focus, sharpness, and details, TFS

Asbed

Hello Akbar,
Hope you are well and a happy New Year to you in advance.Indeed a very well focused clean shot of this lovely Indian Robin male.The winter setting is ideal and the colours of the bird contrast beautifully with the tree and its branches.The brownish green leaves tell of sever Islamabad winter. A wonderful shot in every way, thanks a lot for sharing, take care,
warm regards/Abid

Ciao Akbar, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, Merry Christmas to you and your family, ciao Silvio

hallo Akbar
very nice picture with good sharpness and beautiful colours
thanks gr lou

Hello Akbar,
Nice to see your images. Remarkable photo and comments. The contrast against the background is superb. Very nice photo taken from a excellent POV.
"MERRY CHRISTMAS" and a "HAPPY NEW YEAR"!!!
Thanks for sharing!
Marius.

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