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Scarlet-chested Parrot


Scarlet-chested Parrot
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Copyright: Biswarup Satpati (Biswarup) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 243 W: 0 N: 868] (8282)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony DSC-HX400V
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Parrot&Macaw [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-03-24 6:56
Viewed: 5412
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Sorry for the BG. I do not had alternative. But I thought that you will like color.

Scientific name: Neophema splendida

The male has a scarlet chest, both sexes have a cobalt blue head and deep yellow underbody. Wing coverts are pale blue. Despite their colourfulness they are often overlooked in their natural habitat. Calls are soft, they feed on the ground and they fly low keeping close to cover.

Distribution:
Erratically distributed across the arid interior of southern Australia from far western NSW to the vicinity of Kalgoorlie (WA). Sometimes locally common and subject to local irruptions. One 1896 record from Bourke and a more recent record from near Euston

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The colors are really nice. Maybe a little too saturated for my taste but they stand out nicely.

Don't worry about the background, it is hard to get good background sometimes especially when these birds are in captive.

Steph

Hi,
Great and strong colours with a great details!
Nice textures and perspective!
Take care Ana:)

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2007-03-25 12:53]

Hello Biswarup,
Wonderful capture of this colorful bird.Details,clear eyes,exposure and framing are excellent.
TFS..:-)

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