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One leg Myna

One leg Myna
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Copyright: Pierre Heimann (heimann2) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 430 W: 10 N: 494] (4536)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-01-18
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Alpha SLT A65V, Sigma 170-500mm f/5-6.3 AF APO Ultra DG
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-04-03 5:29
Viewed: 2399
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis), sometimes spelled Mynah, is a member of the family Sturnidae (starlings and mynas) native to Asia. An omnivorous open woodland bird with a strong territorial instinct, the Myna has adapted extremely well to urban environments.
The Common Myna is an important motif in Indian culture and appears both in Sanskrit and Prakrit literature. "Myna" is derived from the Hindi language mainā which itself is derived from Sanskrit madanā.[2][3]
The range of the Common Myna is increasing at such a rapid rate that in 2000 the IUCN Species Survival Commission declared it one of the world's most invasive species and one of only three birds in the top 100 species that pose an impact to biodiversity, agriculture and human interests.[4] In particular, the species poses a serious threat to the ecosystems of Australia where it was named "The Most Important Pest/Problem"
A very common bird in India.

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Good contrasts ... well balanced.
Well focused too.
Best regards.

Hello Pierre,

Hope life is good. This is a perfect shot of this very beautiful and common bird of Indian Sub-continent.You have captured it with all its vibrant colours and the true looks that it possesses, TFS, take care,

warm regards/Abid

Bonjour Pierre,
Agréable publication valorisant bien le sujet dans une belle lumière et sous un bon angle de prise de vue.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

Hallo Pierre
super good sharpness and very nice details of this beauty
the colours are super good
thanks greeting lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-04-03 8:39]

Hello Pierre,
Very nice photo of this one-legged Myna. Good sharpness, details and beautiful clear colours. Wonderful environment. Great frontal pose with eye contact.

Hello Mr.pierre,
Beautiful picture of this Common Myna against such attractive green BG.Nice composition.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-04-03 15:16]

Salut Pierre,une pose tres elegante et artistique,comme une etoile du cinema..ehhee...tres jolie capture avec des excellents details et couleurs brillantes malgre' la journee' nuageuse.Belle journee' et merci,Luciano

Impressive photo Pierre! Nice pose, excellent composition, wonderful colours and very good sharpness!

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-05-06 14:12]

Hello Pierre,
A gorgeous bird indeed, and captured nicely by your lens. The detail is incredible and the exposure is perfect. I have never seen one of these birds in the wild, so I will just have to enjoy this shot of yours for now. Great work!!

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