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Saxicola rubicola


Saxicola rubicola
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Copyright: Jacob van der Weele (Bufo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 404 W: 69 N: 951] (4247)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-05-11
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/8, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2008-01-12 22:57
Viewed: 3668
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a stonechat (Saxicola rubicola also called S. torquata) is an inhabitant of extensive agricultural habitats. This image was taken in La Serena in Spain.
I think the bird had just flown through the web of a spider.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5087 W: 260 N: 15584] (50590)
  • [2008-01-13 0:05]

Good morning Jacob,
We are neighbours today!
You caught this male Stonechat in a typical pose, out in the open for all to see and this shot is sharp and taken from a fine level POV.
Niice composition against a fairly clear sky.
Thanks and enjoy your Sunday,
Ivan

You've captured a perfect "textbook" portrait of this stonechat Jacob, the neutral grayish-blue BG nicely emphasizes the natural coloring and plumage of the bird. And I think you are right, there are some remains of a web on and around it. TFS.
Mehmet

Hi Jacob,
nice capture of this lovely bird,
very nice composition an great pose captured
I done a little workshop, hope you like it & don't mind
best regards, Dejan

Hello Jacob,
I like your shots of the birds. Good colours and sharpness.
Pawel

Immagine molto fine bella!

Ciao e grazie, Emanuele

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