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Zonotrichia capensis

Zonotrichia capensis
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Copyright: Hernan Ernesto Bortondello (nanreh) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 136 W: 12 N: 258] (2191)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-02-03
Categories: Birds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Wildlife on a golf course - Chapter 1 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2014-02-16 10:19
Viewed: 1570
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The chingolo is among the most familiar and popular birds . It can be confused with sparrow , especially when carried erect sees the copete.Se alone or in pairs and sometimes in small groups , calm and confident. Need of green areas, so it is not as frequent presence in densely populated cities .
Living across the country , we can see on the ground where moves by hopping or trees or bushes from where we can arrange its melodious song . The song consists of four notes , the first three are short, clear and long last as a twitter.
Dr. Pablo Tubaro biologist Aves Argentinas and CONICET , made ​​important studies of his singing. By then plotted recordings through sonograms demonstrated slight variations in performing his song, depending on the area they inhabit , forming true dialects.
Most significant is that females in their breeding season , when choosing a partner, males show a preference for those who have the same dialect . Its nest is a hemisphere built with straws and inwardly bristle hairs and generally placed on the ground, but sometimes in hedges or bushes . Ovoid eggs and greenish color, with chestnut and gray pints are 20 x 15 mm

Body length: 12 cm
ID : brown back , black striped .
Dorsal neck cinnamon. Slight black and cinnamon semicollar . Semicopete and gray cheeks.

Author note : Manlio Landolfi .
From: http://www.alborde.com.ar/aves

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-02-16 10:23]
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Ciao Hernan,una cattura deliziosa di questo piccolo pennuto,hai sfruttato la luce perfetta nel migliore dei modi per offrirci i migliori dettagli e colori,grande scatto incorniciato nel verde! Buona serata e complimenti,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-02-16 11:39]

Hello Hernan,
A beautiful bird that reminds me of the Collard Sparrow. Check out this link
Love the array of colors in it's plumage as well as it's unique markings. Good eye contact and nicely composed image. Well done!

Ciao Hernan, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose, fine details, wonderful colors and splendid sharpness, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Hernan
照的清晰 很漂亮的鳥
顏色鮮豔華麗 這品種地一次見到 真是非常的美麗
光線亮麗 神情自然流露 眼睛明亮 照的棒極了
構圖美麗 背景深遂

Hi Hernan!
Great shot of this lovely little fellow. Very good sharpness and fine details; seeing this bird for the first time. Thank you for sharing,
Best Regards,

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2014-02-17 6:35]

Very good frame of this cute little bird which almost looks like a sparrow..beauty. tfs.

Hello dear Hernon,

Hope you are doing fine dear brother. This is a fantastic shot of this beautiful bird which resembles our Bulbul.It is a colourful bird, the focus is perfect and the plumage of the bird has been captured beautifully. The setting is a good one too. Thanks a lot for sharing a wondrous bird of your region, take care,

warm regards,



hallo Hernan
good details and beautiful colours of this bird
nice composition between the leaves
thanks greeting lou

Hello Hernan,
Beautiful captured this bird.Details are excellent with splendid light and sharpness.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,
Take care,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-02-22 8:04]

Hello Hernan,
Beautiful photo of this Rufous-collared Sparrow. Splendid natural colours in good sharpness and details. I like the nice timing with this pose too.

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