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Eagle or Owl? Bubo sumatranus

Eagle or Owl? Bubo sumatranus
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Copyright: Radu Xplorator (Xplorator) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 651 W: 57 N: 1506] (7719)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-08
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon CP 8800
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Owls all over the world [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-09-06 4:31
Viewed: 6336
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 44
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The only owl with dark eyes I know, a deep amber in color, the Malay Fish Owl (Bubo sumatranus) doing border patrol between Singapore and Johor State of southern Malaysia.
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  • Zeno Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 483 W: 0 N: 1345] (10867)
  • [2006-09-06 4:34]

Hi Radu,

I would say the body of an eagle and the head of an owl. Great capture.Very expressive and nicely cropped.


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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2006-09-06 4:43]
  • [2]

Hi Radu,
Perfect timing! Wonderful details, sharpness, colors and POV. Beautiful bird, excellent work! TFS

Perfect bird picture. Very good, lights, colours, and it is very clear. Well done on a great job.


Great and very beautiful bird!
You have taken his picture just at the right time..
Very sharp and good strong composition

TFS Greetz Kristy

Hi, Radu.
Wonderful shot! And what an expression! Excellent exposure, sharpness and composition.

Hi Radu
Amazing !TFS

Hi Radu

Lovely shot. Good clarity and sharpness. Nice colours. Great timing. Lovely to view. TFS.

Great bird portrait.
Focused, POV, DOF,...well done!

Wow Radu!
What a great close-up in action! Details are amazing and this bird's attitude is great! Great shot! TFS,

  • Great 
  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-09-06 6:45]

Hello Radu,
great shot, very detailed and excellent colors. POV, sharpness and background are great.

Hi Radu,
wow - that's wonderful.
What a pose - and what a face - what a phascinating bird. I love it, thanks for sharing this interesting and beautiful shot, bye
Sabine - wishnugaruda

  • Great 
  • RAP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2524 W: 345 N: 2373] (7405)
  • [2006-09-06 7:54]

Nitidez, expresividad, POV, trasfondo, encuadre... todo acorde con una gran presentación mi amigo.
Felicitaciones y saludos... Ricardo

Clarity, expression, POV, background, framing... everything accordant with a great presentation my friend. Congratulations and greetings... Ricardo

Hello Radu,

excllent work, great details, Bg, POV DOF perfect composed and capture photo,

TFS kyle

  • Great 
  • Bufo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 404 W: 69 N: 951] (4247)
  • [2006-09-06 8:52]

Hi Radu,
a beautiful shot of this owl. Nice natural colours

Hi Radu,
Great shot!! Very nice colours and detail! Wonderful picture! Great work!


  • Great 
  • Karin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 418 W: 5 N: 268] (2089)
  • [2006-09-06 13:08]

Woow Radu, very good photo! Perfect details, good expression and compostion.And interesting owl.
Very well done and TFS

Hi Radu,

Excellent capture
Perfect sharpness,details,colours,POV,BG.

Gr Thijs

  • Great 
  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2006-09-06 13:21]

Hi Radu,
Perfect! This portait has all the right attributes. A bird with such equipment can deal with large fish!
Regards, Ivan

  • Great 
  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2006-09-06 18:09]

Bonjour Radu!

Superbe capture,les détails du plumage et l,action de l'oiseau avec le bec grand ouvert sont excellents.


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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2006-09-06 23:57]
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Wow, Radu..... How close did you get?
This is an amazing shot. Fantastic POV with superb details and colors.
The light is perfect, and the moment is excellent, capturing a wonderful expression.
Congratulations and TFS. ; )
Were you on a tour or on your own?

  • Great 
  • ddg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 867 W: 24 N: 1008] (5507)
  • [2006-09-07 8:26]

Bonjour Radu, j'avais oublié celle ci!! inpardonable!! Great timing and splendid expression of this bird. Colors and details are perfect. Best regards, Didier.

Wow ...

great shot.

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