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Eclectus Parrot (female)


Eclectus Parrot (female)
Photo Information
Copyright: Philippe Baudet (phibau) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 40 W: 1 N: 93] (601)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 100
Exposure: f/1
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2013-03-14 14:20
Viewed: 3223
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
This species is remarkable for the extreme sexual dimorphism : you see here the female, the male is bright green with orange beak. It's hard to realize it's the same species.
It's a medium-sized parrot( about 35 cm) living in Solomon islands, New Guinea and Northern Australia. In fact the area where one can find it is very small in Australia (just around Cairns or about).
He prefers rainforests.
It is not threatened and commonly found as a pet.

I don't want to post a picture of a male because its quality is bad, but I put it on WS if is interesting for you. It's just to illustrate sexual dimorphism.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-03-14 15:00]

Hi Phil,a very good capture on a difficult light,very nice composition and bright colors too,a beautiful specie not usual on this gallery,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Philippe
Beautiful bird and beautiful photo with nice lighting and good sharpness.
Regards,
Christodoulos

Hi Philippe,
very nice bird. Excellent point of view. Nice natural colours. Very good presentation.
Thanks for sharing,
Maciek

Hello Philippe,
Beautiful presentation of a nice spices,you've captured from a perfect PoV and lovely composition.
Thanks and my regards,
Joy

你好
照的很又創意 也很可愛
還有的姿勢逗趣
構圖也美麗
謝謝分享
STONE

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2013-03-15 6:47]

Bonjour Philippe,
A very nice capture of the female Eclectus Parrot. The clarity, pose, natural colours and composition are excellent.
When we visited Queensland over six years ago we also took a trip to Kuranda where we saw the butterfly house, but we missed the aviary.
Nice to view this and the WS!
Thanks and best regards,
Ivan

Hi Phillipe,

What a colorful bird...The lighting was not at its best but still you managed it beautifully..

TFS..have a nice weekend,
Regards,
Satitha

Ciao Pholippe, great capture of lovely Parrot, fantastic colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hello Philippe,
an image that is well describing theat colourful species, the background, however, might be somewhat less interfering.
The image that you posted in the workshop does look good, no reason to hide it because of quality. It shows a lively pose frontally aproached, it is well composed and has a favourably clean and well contrasting background. An image well worth to be presented on its own.
With thanks, and best regards,
Peter

Hello Philippe,
Nice capture of this very colourful bird with great sharpness.
well composed picture with good eye contact.
best wishes,
samiran

Bonjour Philippe,
La profondeur de champ n'est pas excellente mais le sujet est tout de même relativement bien valorisé.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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