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Yellow-bibbed Lory

Yellow-bibbed Lory
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Copyright: Peter van Zoest (PeterZ) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-10-20
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF Nikkor 70-300mm f4-5.6 G, Digital RAW
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-12-27 6:19
Viewed: 3972
Points: 52
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Next NEW bird for TN.
Another photo taken in Weltvogelpark Walsrode in Germany.

The Yellow-bibbed Lory (Lorius chlorocercus) is a monotypic species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands.

The Yellow-bibbed Lory is 28 cm (11 in) long. It is mostly red with black on top of head and green wings. It has a yellow transverse band on upper chest and a crescent-shaped black patch on each side of neck. It has blue/green thighs and dark-grey legs. It has an orange-red beak, dark-grey eyerings, and orange irises. Under its wings the bird has blue feathers.

Range and habitat
The Yellow-bibbed Lory is endemic to the eastern Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.

Sources: different websites

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Ciao Peter, great capture of lovely parrot with fantastic colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

hallo Peter
super papegaai met zoveel mooie kleuren
veel details en goed licht
bedankt groetjes lou

Hi Peter,
very nice photo of this bird. Amazing colours. Perfect composition. Very good low point of view.
Thanks for sharing,

Wonderful image.
Excellent colors.

Hello Peter
Lovely birds with fantastic details,excellent sharpness,splendid light and wonderful natural colors.
Best regards

Good point of view and detail
What a colourful bird! Incredible shades of red.
regards yiannis

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-12-27 11:10]

Hello Peter,
beautiful Lory portrait.The colours are well saturated and very striking.Excellent DOF and POV.The details of the plummage is very good.TFS.Best regards Siggi

Hello Peter,
Another beautiful coloured bird. The positioning of the Parrot is excellent, splendid details and a fitting OOF BG. Well done my friend.
Best regards,

Hallo Peter,
a superb portrait of the Yellow-bibbed Lory, very good sharpness and marvellous vivid colours, point of view and composition are excellent
Best regards

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-12-27 13:00]

Hi Peter,a first time is always a great satisfaction,a beautiful specie so rich of colors and a great capture whit the best head position,sharpness and details.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • Nilson Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 488 W: 0 N: 566] (4423)
  • [2011-12-27 15:05]

É uma bela foto com cores atraentes, nitidez e composição muito boa, magnífico trabalho de macro e POV, meus parabéns por esta linda foto.

Hi Peter,

The blurry background is putting the bird in evidence. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the Yellow-bibbed Lory. the quality of the light is enhancing the beauty of the colors. Have a nice day.


Hello Peter,
A bird like hand painted MF!... Really nice!... Thanks fopr this 1th in TN!

Congratulations on being the first, Peter. Colorful bird in fine perch and framing. Thanks and have a great holiday.

Another amazing bird with fantastic colours Peter! Beautiful photo!

Hallo Peter
What a great image you share with us here. The details captured, not only of the bird but also of the backdrop is antastic. The colours in the image is ever so beautiful. The point of view and composition is pleasant and the overall presentation only but a pleasure. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Hello Peter, great image full of light and colors, another great shot for a great subject. All the best, Paolo

Magníficos colores (como siempre) de esta rara especie para mí.
Buen encuadre y pose del ave.
Saludos Peter: Josep Ignasi.

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2011-12-28 12:07]

Hello Peter,
beautiful image with excellent sharpness and light; great POV and splendid colours. Well done!

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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2011-12-28 13:47]

Hello Peter!
Nice shot showing this fantastic bird.Great colors and pleasant composition.TFS
Happy New Year to you and your family!

PS: thanks for visiting my gallery! I appreciated it!

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-12-28 21:44]

Hello Peter,
I have to say the birds at Weltvogelpark Walsrode are incredibly beautiful, as this is another fine example. The contrasting colors are stunning. TFS.

Peter, this is a beautiful shot of this bird. It has outstanding detail, bokeh and sharpness. Well done my friend. Bill

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2011-12-30 1:43]

Hallo Peter,
Very cute ..
Lovely bird on a beautiful blurry BG, wonderful natural colors, fine details and sharpness.
Best wishes,

Hello Peter

The light coming to the bird and his vivid
color tones of his plumage are very beautiful,
fine POV and framing, excellent focus sharpness details,



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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-12-30 9:28]

Hello Peter,
A striking species of Lory, well captured from a POV that suits the pose, taken with nice clarity and excellent colours against a fine blurred BG that gives no hint of captivity.
Great to view1
Thanks and a Happy 2012 to you!

Hello Peter,
what a lovely picture, Wanderfull.
Happy new year.

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