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Southern Red Bishop (Male)

Southern Red Bishop (Male)
Photo Information
Copyright: Srikumar Balial (Hotelcalifornia) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1519 W: 24 N: 2225] (14408)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 1950-06-05
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D5200, Tamron AF70-300mmF/4-5.6Di-LD-MACRO 1:2
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-05-31 10:16
Viewed: 1852
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I had captured this "Southern Red Bishop" at Orpen (Camping area), Kruger National Park. Very small bird and saw him foraging on the ground.

The Southern Red Bishop (Euplectes Prix) is a small passerine bird. It is common to wetland and grassland in Africa south f the Equator.

Size - 10-11 cm long and has a thick conical bill.
Breeding male are brightly colored with Red/Orange and black plumage.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-05-31 11:43]

Hi Srikumarm,i like a lot this perspective from the ground,a beautiful capture of this small bird not often seen on TN,the best DOF and great sharpness despite the distance.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Srikumar,
Thanks for visiting my gallery. It is a pleasure viewing this photo. Amazing sharpness and excellent DOF. Outstanding composition. The light and details are great. I post next to your image a photo with the flower I admire this days on the fields in my country.

Ciao Srikumar, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-06-01 6:14]

Hello Srikumar,
What a nice low POV. The bird looks majestic in this pose. Superb sharpness, details and beautiful natural colors. Good DOF too.

Hi Srikumar,

The bird is well placed in the frame. The point of view is showing the details of the Southern Red Bishop. The good luminosity is giving nice tints to the colors. Have a nice day.


Hi Srikumar

Excellent capture, very nice composition, excellent blurring BG, very beautiful natural colors, excellent sharpness and details.



hallo Sri
very nice picture with beautiful colours and good details
thanks gr lou

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2016-06-09 7:44]

Hola Srikumar..
Que belleza de especie y de foto, me gusta el entorno, color y manejo de la luz; además del detalle de la especie...saludos.

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