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Copyright: Durzan Cirano (cirano) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-09-23
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300s, Sigma AF 50-500mm F4-6,3 APO EX DG HSM
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/800 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-10-07 1:28
Viewed: 2577
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio) is a carnivorous passerine bird and member of the shrike family Laniidae.

This bird breeds in most of Europe and western Asia and winters in tropical Africa. Although a migratory visitor to Great Britain, it had been considered extinct as a breeding bird and has been named as a protected bird in Britain under a Biodiversity Action Plan; in September 2010 the RSPB announced that a breeding pair had successfully raised chicks in a secret location in Dartmoor, the first recorded since 1970.

It breeds in open cultivated country with hawthorn and dog rose.

This 16-18 cm (approx. 6.3-7.1 inches) long migratory bird eats large insects, small birds, frogs, rodents and lizards. Like other shrikes it hunts from prominent perches, and impales corpses on thorns or barbed wire as a "larder".

The general colour of the males upper parts is reddish. It has a grey head and a typical shrike black stripe through the eye. Underparts are tinged pink, and the tail has a black and white pattern similar to that of a wheatear. In the female and young birds the upperparts are brown and vermiculated. Underparts are buff and also vermiculated.

English common names for the red-backed shrike include 'Wariangle' and 'worrier'

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Laniidae

Genus: Lanius

Species: L. collurio

Binomial name
Lanius collurio
Linnaeus, 1758

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2010-10-07 1:32]

Hi Durzan,
Splendid photo of this Lanius collurio imm.,natural colors and very good sharpness and details, TFS!

Great capture with briliant dept of field and natural colors Durzan! The lovely pose of the bird complimenting nicely the impeccable composition! Good work I think!
George Veltchev

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-10-07 2:03]

Hello Durzan,
pose is excellent, great work. Very good sharpness, details, colours and composition. Thanks for sharing.Best regards Siggi

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2010-10-07 2:21]

Hello Durzan,
excellent capture in excellent sharpness and beauty. The pose by this small bird is very special and attractive.
nicely composed with good blurry background.


Ciao Durzan, lovely bird on a wonderful blurry BG, splendid natural colors, fine details and excellent sharpness, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2010-10-07 3:26]

Hello Durzan
Superb capture and composition.

Merhaba dostum en ok sevdiğim kuşlardan. ok tatlı pozda yakalamışsın.
Ellerine ve emeğine sağlık.

Ciao Durzan. Very good detaisl and sharp for a dynamic capture. Best light on the cute friend.


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2010-10-07 5:10]

Hello Durzan,
Fine bird-picture showing a lovely species in a perfect pose for the photographer. Very natural and well composed shot. The picture would have been perfect if there were not the white stripes in the background.
Thanks and kind regards

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-10-07 8:48]

Hello Drzan,
Fantastic photo of this Red-backed Shrike in superb sharpness and details. Beautiful natural colours. Nice pose, POV, DOF and composition.

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  • eng55 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1256 W: 42 N: 1976] (5892)
  • [2010-10-07 13:39]

Merhaba Durzan bey,
Bu kk hanımefendiyi mkemmel grntlemişsiniz.Işık,detaylar,pozlama ve kuşun pozu harika olmuş.
Selamlar,ellerinize sağlık.
Bi slaven germ..

Slav Durzan,
Lovely capture my friend! Great composition and excellent contrasts. Good evening,

THis is a stunning composition, Drzan!Very well done!

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2010-10-10 3:51]

Hello Durzan,
A fantastic close-up of the little Shrike in a lovely pose. Excellent sharpness and beautiful natural colours. A beautiful composition too.
TFS and best wishes, Ulla

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