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House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
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Copyright: Nikos Nikolaou (nikosrio) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 322 W: 0 N: 829] (4846)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-12-31
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D80, nikkor 50mm f/1.4
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-12-31 7:52
Viewed: 3246
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
he House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) is a member of the Old World sparrow family Passeridae, considered by some to be a relative of the Weaver Finch Family. It occurs naturally in most of Europe and much of Asia. It has also followed humans all over the world and has been intentionally or accidentally introduced to most of the Americas, sub-Saharan Africa, New Zealand and Australia as well as urban areas in other parts of the world. It is now the most widely distributed wild bird on the planet.In the United States it is also colloquially known as the English Sparrow to distinguish it from native species.

Wherever people build, House Sparrows sooner or later come to share their abodes. Though described as tame and semi-domestic, neither is strictly true; humans provide food and home, not companionship. The House Sparrow remains wary of man.

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Yasu Nikos
An excellent capture of a beutiful house sparrow in a fine diagonal compositioned branch. The details and sharpness wonderful. Well focused and compossed!
TFS this fine image.
i also wish you a great New Year in 2009 MF!

opsss...soryy :) finished

hello Nikos

Very nice presentation of this common sparrow bird with this pose on the branch and set against the blue sky. You have captured sharp detail here.

tfs, bill

Hi Nikos beautiful capture of sparrow. Well composed. Nice light & sharpness. Nice blue background.

Wish you a Happy New Year.
Cheers - Adil.

great capture , beautiful details and sharp!
Happy New Year!

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