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collared sunbird-male

collared sunbird-male
Photo Information
Copyright: Paul Bright (paulbright) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 99 W: 0 N: 238] (2764)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-07
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 350D, Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/640 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of South Africa 1, Kruger National Park 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-07-10 10:38
Viewed: 5342
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
as promised.. here is the boyfriend of the bird I posted earlier.

collared sunbird (male)- hedydipna collaris
common resident.

got this shot at Skukuza rest camp.
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  • trinko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 587 W: 78 N: 322] (4321)
  • [2007-07-10 10:39]

great colors good focus nice catchlight in the eye good DOF nice background


Very interesting bird, great colors.



gorgeous shining bird


  • Great 
  • lise Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 169 W: 48 N: 548] (2877)
  • [2007-07-10 13:53]

Hi Paul,
This is such a colorful bird! The detail are superb,great POV and sharpness.

  • Great 
  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2007-07-11 0:31]

Hi Paul,

A nice and colorfull bird you captured here,well see and captured and if I see this I want to go back as well again to KNP,tfs


  • Great 
  • Debz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 505 W: 0 N: 847] (3307)
  • [2007-07-11 2:06]

Stunning shot with fabulous colours and light. Pristine and sharp, lovely pose and pov, perfect dof. A lovely portrait and composition.

very nice catched paul!great reflections on the head with great details,not easy.

Yeah, very nice. Brilliant colours and a good pose.
Great sharpness and POV


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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2007-07-12 11:38]

Hello Paul , This ar a beautiful picture from this bird , great sharpnes colours details compositie and bg , tfs Greetings Teunie .

Hello Paul,
A Skukuza image:-).
I tried also some sunbird photos in Skukuza. Very small fellows, always busy, difficult metallic colours,...pff
You managed well though.

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