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Copyright: yildiz banu pek (star74) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 211 W: 3 N: 598] (2474)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-11-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D70S, AF-S VR Zoom Nikkor ED 70-300mm F4.5-5.6
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-11-17 10:10
Viewed: 3673
Points: 12
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Muscicapidae

Genus: Saxicola

The genus Saxicola[1], the stonechats or chats, is a genus of 14 species of small passerine birds restricted to the Old World. They are insectivores of open scrubland and grassland with scattered small shrubs.

Saxicola torquata was at one time used for the supposed taxon "Common Stonechat". With addition of mtDNA cytochrome b sequence and nDNA fingerprinting data (Urquhart & Bowley 2002, Wink et al. 2002), it was confirmed that not only the Fuerteventura and Réunion Stonechats are distinct species. In addition, the African, European and Siberian Stonechats needed to be separated too. Due to confusion of subspecies allocation, the name S. torquata was briefly used for the European species, the African Stonechat being S. axillaris.


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  • Great 
  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2007-11-17 10:34]

Hola Yildiz,
buena captura y magnífico pov...
buen trabajo,

great pic with excelent composition, TFS Ori

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2007-11-17 12:26]

selam star
bu sevimli kusa iyi bir cekim yapmissin
sade ve flu arka plan onunde kompozisyonu, bakis acisi, isigi, renkleri ve detaylari basarili olmus
eline saglik

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2007-11-17 18:52]

Hello Yidiz
Nice presntation.Good POV and sharp iamge.Detaisl and colors are good.I like the pose of your subject.
TFS Michel

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2007-11-18 9:37]

Hi Yildiz.
The pictured scene is superb. Only charming bird and cute twig… and terrific BG. Bravo. Amazing details and at whole reproduction of the pictured objects. Light, colours, sharpness and composition are blameless. My congratulations.

Merhaba Yıldız hanım,
benim son eklediğim türü çok güzel bir açıdan harika bir çekimle yakalamışsınız. netlik, renkler, arkaplan, gözdeki ışıltı ve bakış hepsi çok güzel. elinize sağlık. selamlar.

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