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The Gray Catbird meowing

The Gray Catbird meowing
Foto informatie
Auteursrechten: Asbed Iskedjian (CeltickRanger) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3404 W: 70 N: 9918] (37327)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Kleur
Datum Opname: 2017-06-22
Categorieën: Birds
Camera: Nikon D5100, AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G
Belichting: f/5.6, 1/125 Seconden
Fotoversie: Originele versie
Datum inzending: 2017-06-22 17:29
Gezien: 850
Punten: 12
[Richtlijnen voor opmerkingen] Opmerking van de fotograaf
Hello friends, The Gray Catbird who launches his cry,
photo taken today, it is a first for me, for the first time
I photograph this species of bird.

1/125s f/5.6 ISO1600 85mm (35mm eq:127mm).


«If you’re convinced you’ll never be able to learn bird calls,
start with the Gray Catbird. Once you’ve heard its catty mew
you won’t forget it. Follow the sound into thickets and vine
tangles and you’ll be rewarded by a somber gray bird with
a black cap and bright rusty feathers under the tail.

Gray Catbirds are relatives of mockingbirds and thrashers,
and they share that group’s vocal abilities, copying the sounds
of other species and stringing them together to make their own song.»



marius-secan, pierrefonds, Alan_Kolnik heeft deze opmerking als nuttig gemarkeerd
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Ciao Asbed, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose, wonderful natural colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hello Asbed,
A very interesting specie. Nice image with excellent accuracy.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6026 W: 89 N: 15134] (63411)
  • [2017-06-24 3:35]

Hi Asbed,a new satisfaction,a first time is always a great thing,especially after years and years in the forest. A great timing to take it with the open beak when it lauch its cry,very good sharpness despite the distance . Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Bonjour Asbed,

Les branches cadrent bien l'oiseau. La prise d evue permet de voir les détails de l'oiseau Moqueur chat. Une bonne gestion de la lumière intense qui ne nuit pas au rendu des couleurs. Bonne journée.


Great view of this bird. We have them all around in maryland, and in fact their call is very much like a cat. You image does seem a little overexposed or perhaps exposure ratcheted up in post-processing.

Hello Asbed,
Beautiful new species for me. "Catbird"! I didn't hear before. Quite well captured in such busy place. Coliur looks natural and good sharpness.
Thanks for sharing,

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