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sturnus vulgaris - Sigircik

sturnus vulgaris - Sigircik
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Copyright: Ahmet Karatash (rousettus) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2216 W: 73 N: 5657] (19818)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-27
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of the Middle East -I- [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-09-27 8:36
Viewed: 3669
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758 – Sığırcık [TR]Starling [EN] is one of two species in Turkiye of the passerine family Sturnidae. Other species is Sturnus roseus
– Ala Sığırcık [TR], Rose-Coloured Starling [EN], pink and black colorued.
Both of them are very useful bird for agriculture, eating vermins, grasshoppers etc.

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Hi Ahmet,
Nice «proudly» pose of your bird. Great details and DOF. Nice frame!


Hola Ahmet.
Bella presentación y agradable imagen.
Un cordial saludo desde Gran Canaria, JL.

Hello Ahmet
Im not sure but I think this is the same as the UK Starling..If not it is a close relative..You have captured him perfectly with great lighting and detail. the pov is excellent.

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2007-09-27 11:22]
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Ahmet, I do enjoy composition here.

Very nice blurred bg. An elegant bird.

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  • hester Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1515 W: 18 N: 3165] (11638)
  • [2007-09-27 12:13]
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Hi Ahmet

This is a lovely portrait of the Starling. You have caught the markings well. DOF is perfect as is that artistic framing. Wonderful light.



Merhaba Ahmet my friend!
It's a very well composition of this beautiful bird!
good exposure and focus with a clarity on the plummage in the bird!
well done and well framed!
TFS and the notes

slm ahmet bey
yie aynı güzellikte bir tür yakalamışsın çok harika olmuş ellerine salık başarılar

Dr güzel bir duruş pozisyonu ve nefis bir kompozisyon. Arka plan da çok hoş. Tebrikler. Mustafa

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2007-09-27 15:34]
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Hola amigo,
preciosa ave,
color y pose...
bello bg, (con un poco de ruido,)
buena captura,

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1001 W: 4 N: 3276] (14759)
  • [2007-09-28 3:58]

Ahmet, Very nice pose but somehow the frame could have been done something different. Ganesh

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  • Jamesp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1369 W: 9 N: 6334] (18906)
  • [2007-09-28 15:24]

Hi Ahmet

Good composition with good isolation from the BG.


Hi Ahmet,
A beautiful bird. You have captured it very well with excellent details and a fine composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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  • Ena Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 324 W: 61 N: 594] (2454)
  • [2007-11-21 11:39]

Selam Ahmet,
Great picture of a starling.
Love this bird. They are stunning when flying in enormous flock, like they use to do during the migration season.

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