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(Ploceus melanocephalus)

(Ploceus melanocephalus)
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Copyright: Jose Diogo (josediogo1958) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 494 W: 27 N: 1837] (11747)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-05-11
Categories: Birds
Camera: canon 1 dx mark 2, Canon 500mm f4 L IS, Canon Extender EF 1.4x II
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/2500 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-12 6:47
Viewed: 1867
Points: 24
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Tecelão-de-cabeça-preta, Black-headed Weaver (Ploceus melanocephalus)

Another exotic birds that can be found in Portugal. Originating from africa, colonized some wetlands in the country.This one I found at Barroca d'Alva,in the Tagus estuary.


Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 1/2656
F-Stop: f/7.1
ISO Speed Ratings: 1000
Focal Length: 700/1 mm
Date Taken: 2013-05-11 11:51
Metering Mode: Spot
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-05-12 7:45]

Hello Jose,
very beautiful black-headed bird,great details,regards..

Hello Jose

The yellow color tones of the plumage it is beautiful,
excellent photo of the Black-headed Weaver
with fine POV and framing, excellent light,
excellent focus, sharpness, details, TFS


Hello Jose,
Another masterpiece......Excellent sharpness, perfect details and lovely natural colors. The composition, the light and exposure are very good. I like the splendid POV with amazing sharp details of this photo. Outstanding soft background.


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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2013-05-12 9:12]

Hi Jose
What a lovely little bird!
Excellent details and colors!
Great shot!

Ciao Jose, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose on beautiful blurry BG, fine details, wonderful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-05-12 9:45]

Hi Jose,beautiful specie and great capture,i like the very bright Yellow of the plumage and the great details too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hello Jose,
Outstanding photograph of Black-headed Weaver, excellet sharpness and details, outstanding composition, outstanding background and excellent lighting.
Thanks for sharing,

Impressive photo Jose! The colours are fantastic!! Very good composition and impressive sharpness too!

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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-05-12 22:04]

Hello Jose,
The details on the plumage are impressive ! Striking colours well put in value by the BG ! TFS Tina

Hello Jose
Excellent photo of this beautiful bird.
Good detail, nice setting and background, good pose.
Nice to see this exotic bird
regards yiannis

Bonjour José,
Excellente profondeur de champ et splendide lumière.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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