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Sitta tephronota

Sitta tephronota
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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: 2011-08-08
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300s, Sigma AF 50-500mm F4-6,3 APO EX DG HSM
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1000 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of Mesopotamia [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-08-10 1:33
Viewed: 4625
Points: 44
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Persian Nuthatch[1] or the Eastern Rock-nuthatch (Sitta tephronota) is a species of bird in the Sittidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Turkmenistan.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sittidae
Genus: Sitta
Species: S. tephronota
Binomial name
Sitta tephronota
Sharpe, 1872


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Hello Durzan,
Very nice captured of this bird, lovely eye-contact, nice details sharpness, lighting and colours are beautiful,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice day,
Best Regards,

wonderful spacing makes the photograph special. wonderful sharpness and background. tfs.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-08-10 2:25]

Hello Durzan.
What a beautiful Rock-nuthatch! The colors are just lovely. Wonderful pose and details against a wonderful bg.Best regards Siggi

Excellent photo, good details and point of view. Good to see this bird. regards yiannis

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-08-10 3:31]

Slav Dürzan,
Great to see this speciesof Rock Nuthatch, well taken with fine sharpness, lighting and natural colours ina pleasing composition against a clean BG.
Thanks and best regards,

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2011-08-10 4:09]

Hi Durzan,
Excellent photo of this Persian Nuthatch, TFS!

Hello Durzan
What a beautiful composition, great eye contact and depth of field. Well done!
Regards Hedesan

Hi Durzan,

Wow what a great capture of this Persian Nuthatch bird my friend, fabulous point of view that shows off this guy well, superb lighting with a nice highlighted eye, nice and sharp, great stuff Durzan and very well done,
Best regards,


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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-08-10 6:02]

Beautiful species giving fine pose, good composition and lighting. tfs.

great subject and your photo performance Durzan!
regards Nasos

Hello Durzan
Interesting species and beautiful photo. The composition and the colours are excellent.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-08-10 6:46]

Hello Dûrzan,
Excellent photo of this Eastern Rock Nuthatch. A bird I didn't have seen very often here on TN. Great sharpeness, details and beautiful colours. Good POV and composition.

Hello Durzan,
fine capture of this little bird with beautiful colours and splendid sharpness. Well chosen POV with good eye contact and a nicely blurred background.
Best wishes,

Hi Durzan,
very nice portrait of this bird. Excellent point of view. Great sharpness. Amazing colours.
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Durzan,
Very nice bird. Excellent details, veery good contrast and perfect focus.
It is a splendid capture of a wonderful species.

hello Durzan
very nice picture with good details and lovely colours
thanks greeting lou

Hello Durzan,
Beautiful composition and great POV for this image. I also like the details, colours and soft BG. well done!

Hi Durzan,
The composition here is very good and I love the colour tones. Excellent DOF, great POV and the bird is nicely sharp

Bonjour Durzan,
Très agréable valorisation du sujet dans une belle posture et sous une bon angle de prise de vue malgré une insuffisante profondeur de champ.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-08-10 13:04]

Hi Durzan,magnificent position and nice view whit the beak open,it seems to hear the song...great sharpness,colors and composition,i like it!Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-08-11 4:27]

Hello Durzan,
A very fine bird-picture, typical of your subtle approach to nature. I didn't know this species of Nuthatch, seems to have a longer beak as ours.
Love the tonalities of this shot and the vivid attitude of the bird.
Thanks and kind regards

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  • Medina (117)
  • [2011-08-11 12:05]

wéne yek gelek xweşike.. Spas ji bo parékeiriné...


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