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Red Headed Finch


Red Headed Finch
Photo Information
Copyright: Deon Serfontein (deons) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 0 N: 54] (581)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-08-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 350D, Tamron 70-300mm Macro
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-09-19 0:43
Viewed: 4332
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Not a very sharp photo but I think still worth publishing. This little fellow came to my bedroom window to complain whenever I was late putting seed in the bird feeder.

The Red-headed Finch, Amadina erythrocephala, (also known as the Paradise Finch or the Red-headed Weaver) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 1,600,000 kmē. Males have vibrant red heads and chests while the females are duller.

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Oh Deon i LOVE this, just look at him singing his little heart out!! aww..this is my FAVORITE today!

Hi Deons
Funny pose of this fellow.Great POV,lovely colours and details.Thank You.
Have a good day!
Best regards
J.Diogo

Hello Deon
A really beautiful bird, interesting behaviour. Good detail on the photo, would be nice to see some more photos of this bird.
regards yiannis

Hello Deon!
What a chance!!!Just to have such wonderful and cute little bird posing to you!!! So funny pic!!! I love it!!!TFS
Regards from,
aNa

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-09-19 11:20]

Hello Deon,
Very nice photo of this Red-headed Finch. Perfect timing for the special pose.
Regards,
Peter

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2012-10-05 13:10]

Hi Deon,
Perfect shot with a very good moment captured.
Regards Jiri.

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  • waylim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 296 W: 8 N: 489] (1765)
  • [2012-12-17 17:21]

Hi Again,

Another very interesting shot, not the most photogenic pose of the bird, but funny moment, not sure if it yawning or angry :)

Way

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