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Merops apiaster

Merops apiaster
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Copyright: Josep Ignasi Tejedor (jignasi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2118 W: 0 N: 3424] (27917)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-05
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon SX30IS
Exposure: f/5.8, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-05-10 15:24
Viewed: 2820
Points: 34
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Merops apiaster.
Español: abejarruco.
Catalan: abellerol.

Los primeros de la temporada llegaron a mi zona
a inicios de Abril.

Fotografía tomada desde mi vehículo, sin trípode
y a unos 10m. de distancia del ave.

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Fantastic colours and light well captured. Very sharp. well captured.

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  • egres Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 44 W: 2 N: 144] (754)
  • [2011-05-10 17:19]

Hello Josep
Marvelous image of that colorful bird. The details are very sharp, good eye contact and a beautiful blue sky as a backdop.

Regards from Québec

Hola Josep

Bella imagen y composición de colores de este abejarruco.

Un saludo de Antonio

Hello Josep

It is one of your best photos with your Canon SX30IS,
excellent close-up shot of the European Bee-eater,
with fine POV en contre-plongé and framing,
excellent focus sharpness and details, TFS


Hi Josep,
another great point of view - so very nice portrait. I like these natural colours. Very good composition.
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Josep
Magnificent bird, beautiful plumage in the colors of the rainbow. Super photo.

Great capture of this interesting bird, fantastic details sharpness, beautiful natural colours,
Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

Hi Josep,
Very beautiful bird! beautiful colours, great capture with sharpness details, good eye contact, point of view, nice blue sky,
Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

Ciao Josep Ignasi, delizioso uccellino dai vivaci colori, bella cattura, ottima nitidezza, bravo, ciao Silvio

Cioa J.I. Good detailed capture from the right POV. Splendid colours results.


Hello Josep, beautiful and very nice catch this bird. Hello, Paul

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-05-11 0:37]

Hello Josep Ignasi,
Excellent photo of this Bee-eater in beautiful colours and very good sharpness. Very nice eye contact and composition.

Very nice composition, good details and background. regards yiannis

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-05-11 1:56]

Hi Josep,now you're a great birds photographer whit your new camera.Everyday better,today you show us a beautiful and colorfull specie taken whit a great quality,very impressive sharpness,details and contrast whit the sky.Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano.

Well done josep, a bill(pun intended)board for a trip to spain someday I would say


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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-05-13 5:18]

Hola Josep Ignasi,
Muy buena toma de Merops apiaster, muy rara en mi pais.
Los colores son perfectos y la calidad técnica es muy alta con tu SX30IS en esta buena composición.
Gracias y buen fin de semana,
Un abrazo,

Hello Josep,
I am waiting for this species to return and nest in my country. I always admire the beautiful colours of this bird. Good sharpness and details.

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