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I hope she likes this one


I hope she likes this one
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Copyright: Deon Serfontein (deons) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 0 N: 55] (595)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-01-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5
Exposure: f/4, 1/200 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-02-09 13:13
Viewed: 4374
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This masked Weaver shows up in the same tree every year and builds in excess of 10 nests. The female inspects a nest and if she does not like it he will break it up in a few minutes and start all over again.

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Zeer mooie foto, goeie dieptescherpte, geslaagde compositie.

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2006-02-09 13:48]

hay Deon ,hele mooie foto ,goeie pov en dof mooie compositie , het zijn echte kunstemakers met nesten bouwen ,de groeten Teunie .

Welcome to TN, Deon!! Superb action shot of the weaver. Nice colour and sharpness. Hope to see more of your work.

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  • Luc Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
  • [2006-02-09 15:05]

An excellent first post, Deon.
Nice composition and point of view.

I wish you the most cordial welcome on TrekNature.
In the pleasure to admire your next posts and to read your notes and critics.
Thank you for sharing so beautifull pictures and for the enjoyment which they give us.

Hi Deon
Welcome to TN.
You got a very interesting picture.
I like very much the composition and the colors.
Thank you for posting and good luck.
regards
JC

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2006-02-12 0:31]

I have only seen these Masked Weaver nests on TN, but I think they are the best nests a bird has ever made! But what a fussy Mrs Masked Weaver - poor fellow having to remake and remake her rejections! You show it off well Deon, thank you
Janice
PS And welcome to TN, I do hope you enjoy your time here.

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  • tinman Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 242 W: 7 N: 458] (2663)
  • [2006-02-12 12:57]

Welcome to the site and a good post - I took over 100 pics the other day and managed to get a good few - some already posted on the site!
This is sharp and the pose good, I might have been tempted to crop more off the right side to lose some of those high spots. Otherwise, excellent and look forward to more posts from you. Cheers. Tim

Hello Deon,
You have very good sharpness, detail, color and light here. Interesting pose as the bird hangs from underneath. Well done & Welcome to TN.

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  • Midi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 146 W: 24 N: 183] (2418)
  • [2006-02-13 9:09]

Nice shot, your image is superb, colours of the bird are excellent.
I know very weel these birds because I was living in the deep bush in Malawi and we had them in our trees.
JL.

Wow, his mate is a feminist female with rights!!!! Wonderful picture and story. Clear, sharp, beautiful photograph!

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