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Bohemian Waxwing


Bohemian Waxwing
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Copyright: Razvan Zinica (zetu) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 991 W: 27 N: 3888] (16941)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-10-21
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 40d, Canon EF 100-400 mm F4.5-5.6L IS USM, Jessops UV 77mm
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-10-29 14:52
Viewed: 3386
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) is a member of the waxwing family of passerines. A sleek bird, 1821 cm long with a pointed crest, it travels in large, nomadic groups with a strong, direct flight. It breeds in coniferous forests throughout the most northern parts of Europe, Asia and western North America. As the Cedar Waxwing inhabits only North America and the Japanese Waxwing only Asia, the Bohemian Waxwing is the only member of this family whose range circumnavigates all the continents just below the sub-Arctic latitudes. It is larger, fatter and greyer than the Cedar Waxwing and has bright yellow, black or rusty orange color on its tail feather tips and a yellow, white, red or black stripe along the wing feathers. Under tail coverts are a deep rust color. Both beak and feet are dark and the brown eyes are set in a narrow black mask underlined with white.
The call is a pleasant ringing sound, similar to that of the Cedar Waxwing but lower-pitched.

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 131 W: 0 N: 468] (5321)
  • [2012-10-29 16:04]

Hola Razvan,Hermosa foto de una bella especie, me gusta el momento captado comiendo fruta y en un entorno maravilloso...saludos.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2631 W: 278 N: 4867] (19623)
  • [2012-10-29 17:10]

Hello Razvan,
Waxwings are such beautiful birds and you managed to capture this particular one with a full mouth. Very attractive pose showing off it's gorgeous plumage in fine fashion. Great clarity and excellent exposure. Stunning shot!!
Ron

Ciao Razvan, great capture of lovely bird with fantastic colors, beautiful blurry BG, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

beautiful species in action. good lighting, angle and contrast. tfs.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5084 W: 166 N: 13009] (48434)
  • [2012-10-30 2:00]

Hello Razvan,
Excellent photo of this Bohemian Waxwing in beautiful light and colours. Good sharpness. Nice contrasting background. Fine composition.
Regards,
Peter

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2012-10-30 2:34]

Buna Razvan,
Excelenta fotografie a matasarului, culori si lumini stralucitoare, claritatea bine pusa la punct, compositie perfecta!
Numai bine,

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 196 W: 1 N: 486] (5308)
  • [2012-10-30 5:03]

Very nice picture, excellent color and a great moment with the food in the mouth. Congratulation.

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1129 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2012-10-30 7:08]

Hello Razvan
Beautiful closed up.Excellent point of view and perfect timing capturing the bird while eating.Sharp image with great colours.
TFS Michel

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  • tree Silver Star Critiquer [C: 28 W: 0 N: 14] (8)
  • [2012-10-30 7:09]

Hi Raz,
Good exposure with color and detail. The bird stands out well against the BG.
Gary

Hello Razvan!!
Beautiful picture, great POV, nice BG and excellent sharpness. A postcard!
Congratulations for outstanding close-up
Hello Vanni

Hi Razvan,
Nice guy!
Great capture. Congratulation.
Cheers.
Michel

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 576 W: 0 N: 650] (7937)
  • [2012-10-31 9:41]

Hi Razvan,
Excellent photo of this Waxwing. Nice colours good composition and details.
Very informative notes.
Regards Jiri.

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  • Silviu (17)
  • [2016-09-24 20:36]

Foarte bine, domnule Doctor !

Cu drag,
Silviu

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