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European goldfinch

European goldfinch
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Copyright: Thijs van Balen jr (Pentaxfriend) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 514 W: 24 N: 1888] (8048)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-06-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: Pentax K5, Sigma EX APO DG 50-500mm f/4-6.3
Exposure: f/6.7, 1/1250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-07-11 11:49
Viewed: 1604
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Carduelis
Species: C. carduelis
Binomial name: Carduelis carduelis

The European Goldfinch or Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), is a small passerine bird in the finch family.

More info @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_goldfinch

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-07-11 13:36]

Waaw Thijs,what a top quality pic! Absolutely fantastic the DOF on the goldfinch,the detail are fantastics,and the colors very very bright in this professional exposure.Great composition too.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2014-07-11 15:28]

fab compo !.. never I'd imagine it on such a perch .. admittedly it was your day of shot ;) .. excellent take mate


nuri :)

Ciao Pentaxfriend
照的很漂亮 很美丽的鳥 也很清晰
色彩鮮豔高貴 真是漂亮
构图也很美丽 真是好看

It is pleasure to see your quality work after a long time, Thijs.
This picture of a Goldfinch taken on the branch of a rather big Thistle plant is very beautiful and technically excellent.
Thanks and keep posting regularly.

Hello Thijs-Most probably I'm watching your work first time here in TN.Beautiful Goldfinch!I like the way you have framed it.Charming colour and impressive details made it attractive to me.Nice BG too which helps to concentrate on subject only.Nice composition.Thanks for sharing.Regards and have a nice WE-Srikumar from India

Well Presented...

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-07-12 1:18]

Hi Thijs,
Fantastic portrait of a beautiful bird. Gorgeous colours,
details and perfectly sharp photo.
Regards Jiri.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2014-07-12 4:50]

Great picture, wonderful color and composition. Saludos.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2014-07-12 16:54]

Hi Thijs
very special capture of the bird. Excellent details and sharpness.
The beautiful flower also gives a pleasant composition.
Well presented shot.


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