|Copyright: Iulian Gherghel (IulianGherghel)
|Date Taken: 2008-01-08|
|Camera: Konica Minolta Dimage Z10|
|Exposure: f/3.2, 1/1600 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2008-02-01 7:14|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Passer domesticus) is a member of the Old World sparrow family Passeridae, and is, somewhat controversially, considered a relative of the Weaver Finch Family. It occurs naturally in most of Europe and much of Asia. It has also followed humans all over the world and has been intentionally or accidentally introduced to most of the Americas, sub-Saharan Africa, New Zealand and Australia as well as urban areas in other parts of the world. It is now the most widely distributed wild bird on the planet.In the United States it is also known as the English Sparrow to distinguish it from native species|
Wherever people build, House Sparrows sooner or later come to share their abodes. Though described as tame and semi-domestic, neither is strictly true; humans provide food and home, not companionship. The House Sparrow remains wary of man.
info by: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_Sparrow
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This is a very beautiful house sparrow which is very different than ours here in Malaysia. I like the image against the clear background. Good details with vivid plumage and clarity.
- [2008-02-01 7:34]
Nice capture of a male House Sparrow that is sharp and taken from a good POV to show the characteristics, especially the grey on the head. In Swedish we call this 'grey sparrow'.
Thanks for sharing this,
welcome again to TN, we have not seen your shot for more a month.
This very lovely male sparrow. You captured it very nicely. Composition and POV, eye contact great. I like also bluish BG. TFS, have a nice weekend
There's been some time, good to see you posting again.
Ypu've got a clear view of the sparrow, perhaps a little underexposed, but still can be seen good details on the bird's plumage.
Well done and thanks for share it.
My best regards,
Hello Friend Iulian,
A nice capture of a male House Sparrow with excellent details! TFS. Greetings.
All the best!
Ps. By the way, I also thank you very much for your nice careful attention on correct my mistake!
Dear Iulian, very nice picture, bit soft from sharpness, nice background. TFS. with best regards.vab.