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Whiskered Yuhina

Whiskered Yuhina
Photo Information
Copyright: Chris Chafer (sandpiper2) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1906 W: 107 N: 4875] (16757)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-01-06
Categories: Birds
Camera: Pentax K100D Super, Sigma 150-500mm APO DG HSM
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/500 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): My trips to Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore, Dainty birds 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-01-20 16:33
Viewed: 3935
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Whiskered Yuhina (Yuhina flavicollis) is a bird species in family Timaliidae. It is found in elevated forests from India east to China and Vietnam. In Thailand, it is onnly found above 1200m in the far north. This one was shot at the summit ofo the 2,032m Doi Lang, near the village of Tha Ton.

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It is a pretty bird and you have captured it from a unique perspective, Chris. The entire bird is in view, giving a clear impression of its features and colours.
Good to see you posting again.

Hi Chris,
Beautiful at this pov. Sharp focus with excellent light control. Very well done.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-01-21 0:40]

Hello Chris.
Great capture. Excellent level of detail, lovely natural colours and light, and a perfectly soft background. Oh yes, and the consposition is perfect too.Best regards Siggi

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-01-21 1:58]

Hello Chris,
Nice to see you with a new photo.
Excellent photo of this special bird, the Whiskered Yuhina. Very sharp with a lot of details. Nice pose and natural colours. Good OOF BG.

Hallo Chris
What a lovely little bird is this Whiskered Yuhina with prominent features in spite of its size. The swanky crest and rounded tailpiece is a joy to look at. The orange collar and the white lining along the eye so beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2012-01-21 4:08]

Hello Chris,
this is a real smashing capture of the yuhina. The details are really wonderful. Lighting is well composed to give a lively scenery of softness and beauty.
very lively view and you have done justice to this special bird.


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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2012-01-21 5:59]

Splendid capture, Chris!
Excellent sharpness and detail; beautiful light and colours; nice blurred background. Well done!
Thanks for sharing

Hello Chris, another great shot with perfect light and details. Very beautiful and interesting subject. All the best, Paolo

hello Chris
Very good composition with nice light and beautiful colours
great details and good sharpness
thanks greeting lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-01-21 15:40]

Hi Chris,great capture from a very original and different point of view..ehehe...but you were lucky,hte bird turn the head only for you! Beautiful and original pic and great quality in a difficult position and light.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Hello Chris
Interesting bird and beautiful photo with wonderful colors and good sharpness.

Hello Chris,
What a splendid photo of a splendid bird.
Absolutely amazing colors and exceptional contrast against the background.
The light and exposure are excellent.
Interesting and useful photographers note.
Thanks for sharing!

beautiful light makes great colors performance and fine details, it is a great photo with this interesting bird!
regards Chris

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