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Copyright: Jose Conceicao (jconceicao) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 369 W: 18 N: 842] (3174)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-01-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 400 D, Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM, Hama UV 77mm
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-02-05 15:33
Viewed: 3611
Points: 12
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

The Common Chiffchaff or simply Chiffchaff, Phylloscopus collybita, is a common and widespread leaf warbler, named for its distinctive onomatopoeic song, which breeds in open woodlands throughout northern and temperate Europe and Asia.
It is a migratory passerine which winters in southern and western Europe, southern Asia and north Africa. Greenish-brown above and off-white below, it is named for its simple chiff-chaff song. It has a number of subspecies, some of which are now treated as full species. The female builds a domed nest on or near the ground, and assumes most of the responsibility for brooding and feeding the chicks, whilst the male has little involvement in nesting, but defends his territory against rivals, and attacks potential predators.
A small insectivorous bird, it is subject to predation by mammals, such as cats and mustelids, and birds, particularly hawks of the genus Accipiter. It may also acquire external or internal parasites. Its large range and population mean that its status is secure, although one subspecies is probably extinct.

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Ciao Jose. Geat POV and excellent contrast with good light and colours.


  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-02-05 16:05]

Hi Jose,fantastic choice of point of view to create a beautiful composition,very impressive light balance too and great contrast whit the blue sky in background.Excellent sharpness too.Thanks for share,have a nice Sunday,Luciano.

Ciao Jose.
Foto molto brlla con splendidi colori,grande nitidezza bene i bettagli come la composizione complimenti.
Ciao Marco.

Hi Jose
great pose with catchlight and beautifull sky!

Hi Jose,
Perfect timming.
Nice color.

hello Jose
very good sharpness pose with great details and good sharpness
very nice shot Jose
greeting lou

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-02-06 10:54]

Hello Jose,
Beautiful Chiffchaff. Sharp focus and well exposed image. Very composition and well seen with blue background.Best regards Siggi

l'ottica meglio senza filtro.

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