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Copyright: ALI RIZA DEMIR (ALIRIZA) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 618 W: 91 N: 215] (781)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-04-06
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D70, TAMRON AF 70-300 f1 :4-5.6 LD, Tiffen 67mm UV
Exposure: f/4.8, 1/180 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-04-06 11:36
Viewed: 4143
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Collared Dove, Streptopelia decaocto, also called the Eurasian Collared-Dove or simply the Collared Dove, is one of the great colonisers of the avian world. Its original range was warmer temperate regions from southeastern Europe to Japan. However, in the twentieth century it expanded across the rest of Europe, reaching as far west as Great Britain by 1960, and Ireland soon after. It also now breeds north of the Arctic Circle in Scandinavia. It was accidentally introduced into the Bahamas in the 1970s and spread to Florida by 1982. Large colonies have been noted throughout southern and central Alabama as well. Its stronghold in the USA is still Florida, but as of 1999 it had been reported from 22 states and was still spreading rapidly. It is not migratory.
It breeds wherever there are trees for nesting, laying two white eggs in a stick nest. It is not wary and is often found around human habitation.
This is a small dove, buff grey with a darker back and a blue-grey wing patch. The tail feathers are tipped white. It has a black half-collar on its nape from which it gets its name. The short legs are red and the bill is black. The eye is reddish/brown. From a distance the eyes appear to be black, as the pupil is relatively large and only a narrow rim of reddish-brown eye colour can be seen around the black pupil (click on photo to see features in detail).
This is a gregarious species, and sizeable winter flocks will form where there are food supplies such as grain. The song is acoocoo, coo repeated many times. Occasionally it also makes a harsh loud mechanical sounding call lasting about 2 seconds particularly when landing in the summer.
The Eurasian Collared Dove is one of two species (the other, and the more likely, being the African Collared Dove, Streptopelia roseogrisea) that have been argued to be the wild ancestor of the domestic Barbary Dove, S. risoria. It is able to interbreed with the Barbary Dove.
From http://en.wikipedia.org
Camera : Nikon D70
Date : 06.04.2006
Time : 11:59
Lens : TAMRON AF 70-300 f1 : 4 - 5.6 LD
Fitler : TIFFEN 67mm 812 UV
ISO :200
Aperture : f/4,8
Shutter :1/180
Focal Length:180mm
Exposure Comp. :0 EV
White Balance +/- : Auto
AF Mode : AF-C
Flash : NO

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  • sayat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 280 W: 0 N: 258] (1457)
  • [2006-04-06 12:31]

Çok güzel bir kare olmuş, tam anında! Kanat açıklığıyla aynı yöndeki dal, enfes bir açılım oluşturmuş. Arka planı çok beğendim, elinize sağlık,

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-04-06 12:54]

Hello Ali Rıza!
Wonderful capture.POV,framing,details,DOF and composition
are excellent.TFS...:-)

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2006-04-06 13:13]

Hi Ali!
Good action photo :-) Very good exposure in hard light conditions. Nice pose and composition with trees and leaves. Good shot. By the way - this bird is called in Polish Synogarlica turecka which means Turkish Dove.

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2006-04-06 14:16]

Hello Aliriza , nice photo , good compositie pov dof
details and framing very good ,Fijn weekend ,Teunie .

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2006-04-06 15:24]
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selam ali
hareketli ve bu mesafeden cekilen bir zor foto olmasina ragmen netligi, renkleri ve de kompozisyonu cok basarili cikarmissin

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  • aido Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 1044 W: 156 N: 1218] (4046)
  • [2006-04-06 15:34]

Hi Ali,
A nice shot, well captured considering they both look as if they are moving. A good exposure in what looks like low light, nice work.

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  • osse Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 955 W: 0 N: 89] (7805)
  • [2006-04-06 17:30]

Selam Ali Riza
Beautiful capture.Must be hard against light background.Good colour,frame, details and farame
Well done my friand


Hi Ali,
One of those late nights.
Well worth a big green :)
Thanks for posting, have a great weekend.

Hi Ali,
A good shot on this pair of Collared Doves. Difficult exposure, but you handled it well. Very nice subtle colors with good detail. Well done!

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-04-06 22:29]

Hi Ali,
nice scapture, the POV is lovely. The blurred background lets the dove stand out very nicely.

A dramatic moment well captured, Ali.

Hello Ali,
Very interesting shot! Well captured moment, good POV and details. The branches are a little distracting but overall, it's a nice post.

Hi Ali,
A true nature shot..in the wild, doin' the "wild thing" ;}}
Good detail and color, and a great moment captured. Well done & Thank You!

Hello Ali,
What a nice couple! (kumrular gibi :)) Well composed, lovely photo! It seems that they saw you, doves are very timid birds then they got in action.
Görüşmek üzere...

Hi Ali,
Very good phot, you´ve captured in the correct moment. i love the composition and the difuse BG.

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  • TPAKT Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 97 W: 21 N: 20] (89)
  • [2006-04-15 5:06]

Privet Ali.
Hobby of all fauna. These birds make it quickly - some seconds. Have well caught.

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  • CTP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 644 W: 6 N: 946] (2726)
  • [2006-05-09 21:19]

Merhaba Ali Riza,
Cok Ozel bir ani goruntulemissin:)
Kompozisyon,renkler,netlik,framing,note ve blurred bg cok iyi olmus.Eline Saglik.TFS:)

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