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Copyright: Paul Bright (paulbright) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 99 W: 0 N: 238] (2764)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-07-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 300D, Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-08-03 13:43
Viewed: 3898
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hoopoe-Upupa Epops. Family Upupidae. Common resident. The crest is normally held down, being raised only when attentive or alarmed. Females and immatures are duller than males. Has an undulating, butterfly like flight, black and white wings then conspicuous. The call is 'hoop-hoop, hoop-hoop' frequently repeated.

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  • CTP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 644 W: 6 N: 946] (2726)
  • [2005-08-03 17:21]

Nice capture PauL.
Good sharpness,colors,bird's details,focus and pov.TFS

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  • optic Gold Star Critiquer [C: 322 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2005-08-04 23:23]

What a strange bird, very nice portrait Paul great colours & light, sharpness DOF & POV are perfect.

Good work,

Excellent sharpness and colours.
The bird looks like it's wearing a skirt :)

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  • ridfa Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 89 W: 0 N: 376] (4111)
  • [2005-08-24 0:51]

very nice bird and nice capture.


I like the pose. You've been able to capture the best parts of the bird, namely the crest and the wing decoration. Very sharp as well.
Well done.

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