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Información de la foto
Copyright: Zahoor Ahmed (zahoor_salmi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 108 W: 0 N: 618] (5538)
Género: Animals
Medio: Color
Tomada el: 2008-06-22
Categorías: Birds
Cámara: Canon 40D, 400f5.6 L
Exposición: f/5.6, 1/640 segundos
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Versión de la foto: Versión original
Fecha enviada: 2009-08-26 6:49
Vista: 2631
Favoritos: 1 [Ver]
Puntos: 20
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The Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus) is a weaver found across South and Southeast Asia. They inhabit grassland, cultivated areas, scrub and secondary growths usually near fresh or brackish water. They are widespread and common within their distribution area but are prone to local, seasonal movement.[2]

Despite their species name, they are not found in the Philippines. Three geographical races are recognized. The race philippinus is found through much of mainland India. The race burmanicus is found eastwards into Southeast Asia. A third race, travancoreensis is darker above and found in southwest India.[3]
These are sparrow sized (15 cm) and in their non-breeding plumage, both males and females resemble female house sparrows. They have a stout conical bill and a short square tail. Non-breeding males and females look alike, dark brown streaked fulvous buff above, plain (unstreaked) whitish fulvous below, eyebrows long buffy, bill is horn coloured and no mask. Breeding males have a bright yellow crown, dark brown mask, blackish brown bill, upper parts are dark brown streaked with yellow, with a yellow breast and cream buff below.[4]

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Great capture,beautifull composition.One of the best.Congratulation.Alin.

hi zaahor
all perfect: compo, posture bg
tfs
tom

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2009-08-26 7:04]

Zahor,
Great capture, wonderful colors,good pov!
Horia

Hello Zahoor,
Nice pose, also color contrast nicely. This bird is really an acrobat. It would be interesting to know the size of the plant it sits on.
Regards, Mike

amazing capture, u r so latented! TFS Ori

Hello Zahoor ,
Certainly a prize winning picture.
The tiny beauty with one leg on a leaf and another on
other part of a plant and the way it is looking , can be described as a magical moment seen and captured by you.
Regards
Nazir

acrobatic standing of bird and good composition, well done, regards...

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  • Arjun Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 358 W: 7 N: 1235] (7575)
  • [2009-08-26 10:18]

excellent picture..
tfs

Hi Zahoor,
Beautifull Shot,good colour.TFS
Regards
Feroz

Hi Zahoor,

Great capture and an interesting composition. DOF, BG and POV very very good. Thanks for sharing.

Best Regards and greetings
Mehmet

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