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Black and Yellow Broadbill

Black and Yellow Broadbill
Photo Information
Copyright: Phil Liew (A996sps) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 117] (969)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-03-31
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 5D, Canon EF 600mm f4.0L IS USM + 1.4II ext
Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Colourful Birds, Selen's Favorites, Eliz strange, exotic or little known species - 2, Fauna of ORIENTAL (Indian) Region [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-05-01 9:34
Viewed: 18457
Favorites: 5 [view]
Points: 52
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Black and Yellow Broadbill (Eurylaimus ochromalus)
The smallest of the broadbills in West Malaysia, they average only 12 cm. The male has an unbroken black breast necklace and female has this necklace broken in the centre.
Habitat : Broadleaved evergreen jungle up to 700m

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Hi Phil,
this was a beautiful and colourful bird.
The exposure and details are spot on. The DOF is also very good,
the entire bird is in focus and the BG nicely blurred.
Very well done.

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  • Bac Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 93 W: 3 N: 33] (486)
  • [2007-05-01 9:46]

Hello Phil,

It's not only nice colours but sharpness also, very good picture. TFS.


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  • drmw Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15 W: 0 N: 98] (1192)
  • [2007-05-01 10:15]


A very colourful Broadbill!

Rgds Mike

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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2007-05-01 10:19]

Hola Phil.- Que bellos los colores del plumaje de este hermoso pajaro. Me agrada sobramanera sus ojos, los cuales en esta foto son bastante nitidos. Muy buen encuadre y exelente fondo difuso. Saludos Luis52.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2007-05-01 10:40]

Hello Phil,
Every day I wait for your photo, because every photo I've seen from you is marvelous.
Very sharp and nice eye-contact. Good DOF and POV.

excellent colors and shaprness. cosidering the size of the bird and the habitat you did an exceptional job in getting such a wonderful shot!

Hello Phil
Wonderful shot of this Black and Yellow Broadbill,Fantastic colors and compo,
Perfect details and BG,Superb shot.


Hi Phil,
Beautiful bird. I never imagined this would be so colorful! TFs. Good Bg and POV

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  • Nilson Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 488 W: 0 N: 566] (4423)
  • [2007-05-01 13:09]

Um belissimo pássaro de qualidade muito boa nitidez e técnica ótima meus parabéns.

Nice detail on this little bird. The colors are vivid. I especially like the blue beak.

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2007-05-01 17:52]

Hola Phil,
sorprendente pájaro,
colorido y detalles excelentes...
buen trabajo,

Those colors hardly look natural. What an amazing birds. It's a nice sharp capture. Thanks for sharing it.

Evelynn : )

Hi Phil,
Super cool shot of this broadbill the colors and sharpness is fantastic. :)

Hi Phil,
This is a beautiful and colourful bird.
Very well done.
Please upload some more in this series.

I have not seen this one.


Hi Phil

You sure have some magnificent looking birds in your area. This is another cute guy with amazing plumage. :-)

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2007-05-03 3:26]

What a beautiful and interesting bird.
You are showing us some really rare and exotic species.
Excellent shot with sharp focus and stunning colors.
A real gem.
TFS. : )

Hello again Phil!
Another great shot! Lovely colours, great DOF and POV, but my favourite part of this bird is the eye and its contrast with black rest of head :)
TFS and best regards,

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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2007-05-11 9:00]

Hi Phil,
You have such unique and great birds in your gallery. And the quality of these photos are very good. Thanks for sharing them with us.

It is a very beautiful bird. Great capture. Colors, sharpness wonderful. Composition very nice.
Well done.

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  • radz Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 598 W: 11 N: 72] (436)
  • [2007-06-22 7:01]

Colourful bird,with excellent details.TFS!


Beautiful colours. Almost like a rainbow. And just look at that beak!
Awesome. I have seen a fish with a blue mouth but never a bird with a blue beak. Sharing this with us is much appreciated.
Amazing details, beautiful colours, especially at the chest area. – Stunning capture.
Pity note is so short. Just went the information get interesting it is finished.


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  • Zeno Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 483 W: 0 N: 1345] (10867)
  • [2007-08-13 5:56]

Hi Phil,

What a splendid colorful bird. Never seen this beauty before.
Great shot!


wow, this is an amazing bird, nice - sharp pic, TFS Ori

Excellent shot of this beautiful bird. The colours and sharpness are amazing.

Wonderful shot of this Black and Yellow Broadbill,Fantastic colors and compo,
Perfect details and BG,Superb shot.

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  • RDx Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 4 N: 65] (282)
  • [2009-09-09 8:44]

One of the most beautiful bird I have seen. And you have done justice to its beauty !!

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