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Western Ringneck


Western Ringneck
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Copyright: Odile Young (OPYphoto) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 4 N: 117] (714)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-01-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: canon 600D, Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 AF APO DG OS HSM
Exposure: f/8, 1/180 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-03-29 22:30
Viewed: 1474
Points: 5
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A familiar parrot in the western part of the Australian continent. There are two species of Ringnecks in Australia (not related to the Indian Ringneck parrot), with several sub-species each, hybridising at their distribution borders. This is the 28 parrot (Barnardius zonarius semitorquatus), a sub-species of the Western Ringneck, from the SW tip of Western Australia, showing its green belly. The red forehead identifies a male. Well known for their undulating call '28-28' (with a bit of imagination. As with most parrots, they need a tree hollow to nest and can raise up to 6 chicks between August and December.

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Hello Odile,
Another attractive species.It seems (s)he is looking Old!Well captured.Nice colour on feathers with splendid POV.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,
Srikumar

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-03-30 5:06]

Hi Odile,good details despite the distance and the diifficult light,a very interesting specie with beautiful plumage colors,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Bonsoir Odile,
La publication est intéressante mais l'image manque de netteté vraisemblablement parce que la photographie a été prise sans avoir recours à un trépied absolument indispensable avec un tel objectif.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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