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Whitethroat


Whitethroat
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Copyright: Fikret Yorgancioglu (fiyo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, Sigma EX 50-500mm f/4-6.3 APO HSM DG
Exposure: f/8, 1/800 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-11-18 1:54
Viewed: 2967
Points: 28
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Whitethroat
Sylvia communis

TR: Akgerdanlı Ötleğen

SUBFAMILY
Sylviinae
TAXONOMY
Sylvia communis Latham, 1787.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
English: Common whitethroat, greater whitethroat; French: Fauvette grisette; German: Dorngrasmücke; Spanish: Curruca Zarcera.
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
5.5 in (14 cm); 0.4–0.9 oz (10–24 g). Medium-sized warbler with gray-brown upperparts, whitish underparts, buffy flanks, gray (male) or brownish (female) cap and side of face, and a bright white throat. Folded wing shows significant rufous edging of coverts, secondaries and tertials. Long tail with white outer tail feathers.
DISTRIBUTION
Breeds in Western and Central Europe, southern and coastal Scandinavia, Turkey, North Africa, and Western and Central Siberia. Winters in sub-Saharan Africa.
HABITAT
Open scrubland, farmland and forest edges, with mix of herbaceous and low woody vegetation.
BEHAVIOR
Typically solitary or in pairs. Skulking, but inquisitive. Male song a short, scratchy warble. Territorial. Engages in song-flight display, rising vertically from shrub, then swooping back down.
FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET
Forages in low and mid-height vegetation, gleaning arthropods.
REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY
Monogamous. Male builds 'cock nests'. Nest a loose, deep cup of grasses in dense, low, tangled vegetation. Three to six eggs incubated 11–13 days, mostly by female; young brooded and fed by both parents, leave nest after 10–12 days, remain with parents 2–3 weeks.
CONSERVATION STATUS
Not threatened.
SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS
None known.


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  • eng55 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1256 W: 42 N: 1976] (5892)
  • [2009-11-18 1:58]

Merhaba Fikret Bey,
Yine sizin stüdyoda kaydedilmiş gibi:)Fon,canlı gözler,keskin detaylar ve kuşun pozu mükemmel olmuş.
Selamlar,ellerinize sağlık..

Hello Fikret! Excellent bird, amazing scene, perfect exposure, ideal sharpness. Well done!

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2009-11-18 2:18]

Fikret bey selamlar,
Harika ...
Bu fotografta, olması gereken tüm özellikler; mevcut.
Emeklerinize sağlık,
Seyfi

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2009-11-18 5:20]

Hello Fikret,
Great photo of this Whitethroat. Excellent sharp focus on the head. Beautiful natural colours. Good OOF BG, POV, pose, DOF and composition.

hello Fikret
beautiful scene and pose and excellent photo output!
keep photographing! TFS
Nasos

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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2009-11-18 7:07]

Merhaba Fikret Bey,
Isik, fon ve renkler cok guzel. Elinize saglik
Selamlar

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2009-11-18 7:22]
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merhaba fikret bey
sizin kareler olmadan hic bir sitenin kus fotograflari fazla tad vermiyor bilesiniz...
fonu, pozu, alan derinligi ve netligi harika
elinize saglik
selamlar
izler

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2009-11-18 8:38]

Hola Fikret,
buena captura,
excelente foco y pov.
saludos amigo.

Hi Fikret,

Lovely shot of this Common whitethroat
Nice pose
Excellent sharp details and great colors

TFS Thijs

Hello Fikret,
Excellent composition, with sharp details and superb colours.
The light in the eye is perfect.
Well done!
Marius.

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-11-18 12:10]

Hi Fikret. This is a first class cose up of this little Whitethroat. Taken with such fine detail and sharp focusing. Your use of the light has given such natural colours. well taken TFS.
Nick..

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-11-18 13:00]

Hello Fikret,
lovely Whitethroat in nice pose, beautiful composition with superb colors, fine details and excellent sharpness.
Best regards Siggi

hello Fikret
wonderful shot of this Whitethroat with great detailed plumage and wonderful focus on his eye
the colors are superbas well as the lighting
fine blurred Bg
have a good night
Jacqueline

hello fikret!
really sharp and fine pic on the whitethroat!
well done!

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