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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5412] (29598)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-05-09
Categories: Birds
Camera: NIKON D810, Nikon 300mm f/4D IF-ED AF-S + 1,4TC II
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1600 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-04-01 4:54
Viewed: 1295
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
GREAT REED WARBLER (Sorry about the quality, but the wind was blowing hard and the reed covers partially the bird)

The great reed warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus) is a Eurasian passerine in the genus Acrocephalus. It used to be placed in the Old World warbler assemblage, but is now recognized as part of the marsh and tree-warbler family (Acrocephalidae). They breed throughout mainland Europe and Asia and migrate to sub-Saharan Africa in the winter. Great reed warblers favor reed beds as their habitat during breeding months, while living in reed beds, bush thickets, rice fields, and forest clearings during the winter. Great reed warblers exhibit relatively low sexual dimorphism, and both genders of the species are similar in appearance.

A. arundinaceus breeds in Europe and westernmost temperate Asia. It does not breed in Great Britain, but is a regular visitor. Its population has in recent decades increased around the eastern Baltic Sea, while it has become rarer at the western end of its range. It is a migratory bird, wintering in tropical Africa. This bird migrates north at a rather late date, and some birds remain in their winter quarters until the end of April.

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হ্যালো মারিয়াস,
খুব সুন্দর ফটোগ্রাফ। প্রাকৃতিক পরিবেশে "ওয়ার্বলার"টাকে খখুব সুন্দর লাগছে।
ব্যাকগ্রান্ডটাও সুন্দর।
ধন্যবাদ ফটোগ্রাফটা শেয়ার করার জন্য

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-04-01 11:02]

Hello Marius,
What a nice photo of this Reed Warbler. Excellent sharpness and beautiful natural colors. But most of all I like the singing pose.
Have a good weekend,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-04-01 12:34]

Hi Marius,magnificent shot with the warbler very sharp in soft and blurred sides,acrobatic pose and open beak for another magnificent shot!! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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  • summers (705)
  • [2016-04-01 12:59]

Hello Marius,

A great shot in the wind with the blurred reeds providing a great sense of depth. Catching the bird warbling make a superb picture.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-04-01 16:20]

Hello Marius,
Not an easy photograph to capture due to all the reeds surrounding the bird. A beautiful warbler which appears to be singing it's heart out at the moment. Sharply focused and displaying excellent detail and natural colors. I like the catchlight in it's eye.

Ciao Marius, great capture of lovely singing bird on beautiful BG, woonderful natural colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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