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Masked Weaver III

Masked Weaver III
Photo Information
Copyright: George Veltchev (mwmod99) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 655 N: 3361] (14196)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 5D MKII, Canon EF 300\4L IS
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-07-25 8:24
Viewed: 3607
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
African Masked Weaver
Length: 11-15 cm, mass 29-45 g. Males larger than females
Breeding male: Black face, throat and beak, red eye, bright yellow head and underparts, plain yellowish-green back, short, strong, conical bill and pink brown legs.
Adult female and non-breeding male: Pink-brown bill (not grey contra one field guide), brown or red-brown eye. Upper parts yellow-olive, streaked darker on the upper back, yellow throat fading to off-white on the belly. The non-breeding male resembles the female but retains the red eye.
Juvenile: Similar to the female.

Image taken in RAW, ISO800, Aperture priority mode and Evaluative metering system.


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To deons: to do bettermwmod99 1 07-30 11:15
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nice composition.

Hello George,
A very interesting bird in nice surroundings. Great African colors.

Hello George
Always playing the best light and colours.Excellent composition and sharpness.Thank You.
Best regards

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-07-25 10:06]

Hi George,this idea of the large versions is really great!! We can see fantastic details whit the best resolution,this bird is simply fantastic,the eye looks like a red rubin! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • deons Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 0 N: 55] (595)
  • [2012-07-30 3:24]
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Hi George , I have looked at your photos and they have inspired me to do better. TFS Deon

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