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Red Headed Weaver


Red Headed Weaver
Photo Information
Copyright: nyala land (nyala) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 87] (661)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-09-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark II, Canon 75-300 mm USM, traxdata 4 GO
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/320 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of South Africa 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-09-13 10:01
Viewed: 3921
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The male's scarlet headed, breast and mantle are diagnostic. Females and npnbreeding males have lemon-yellow heads, show diagnostic orange-red bills, and have clear white bellies and flanks. Habitat : Thornveld, and mopane and miombo woodlands.


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Hi Nyala, Very lovely bird. Excellent picture in natural settings. Very good composition too.
- Murali Santhanam

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2007-09-13 10:44]

Hi Nyala,

A nice capture of this colored weaverbird,nice composed,pity of the oof leave in the fg,tfs

Paul

Hello Nyala,
Wonderful!
Haven't seen this beautiful bird before...
Perching, pose, sharpness and so forth are just great.
Good natural light...
TFS
Annick

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2007-09-13 11:43]

Hello Nyala,
Outstanding photo of this Weaver. Very sharp with beautiful natural colours and BG. Very good composition.
Regards,
Peter

Hello Nyala, just a lovely image, stunning colours and well framed excellent separation between the foreground and the background, pin sharp with a nice eye catch, well done tfs Cheers Rick

Hi
Beautiful bird and beautiful very natural (I like the mosaic of OOF and sharp branches) photo. Great delicate OOF buckground and red vivivd feathers of bird (nice contrast) Great sharpness and composition with main object on the right
Best wishes
Krzysztof

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