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the Pied Bushchat

the Pied Bushchat
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Copyright: Zahoor Ahmed (zahoor_salmi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 101 W: 0 N: 792] (5820)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-12-12
Categories: Nature
Camera: Cannon 40D, Canon 400mm L 5.6
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-12-18 8:19
Viewed: 1089
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
the Pied Bushchat (Saxicola caprata) is a small passerine bird found ranging from West and Central Asia to South and Southeast Asia. About sixteen subspecies are recognized through its wide range with many island forms. It is a familiar bird of countryside and open scrub or grassland where it is found perched at the top of short thorn trees or other shrubs, looking out for insect prey. They pick up insects mainly from the ground, and were, like other chats, placed in the thrush family Turdidae, but are now considered as Old World flycatchers.

They nest in cavities in stone walls or in holes in an embankment, lining the nest with grass and animal hair. The males are black with wh

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Hi Zahoor.. :)

A great capture of this bird.. nice blurry BG and the image are sharp and clear....
Good job and well done ! :)


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  • akg Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 305 W: 0 N: 171] (2264)
  • [2009-12-18 9:24]

Hello Zahoor,
a very neat capture. Excellent sharpness, nice light.
Great composition.
Warm regards, abhijit.

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  • ved Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 102 W: 16 N: 12] (662)
  • [2009-12-18 9:27]

great balancing act there...
great details in your photo..
good clarity and nice pov..

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  • KBE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 571 W: 132 N: 805] (3839)
  • [2009-12-18 10:35]

Zahoor bahi Kya kehny janab Kya kehny...
Behtareen shot hey
excellent b/g n great focus
loved it Bhai
keep the great work up!

Best regards

Hi Zahoor
Very good capture,great fokus,superb sharpnes and details,perfect light.

Graet focus and details.
Nice b/g and composition.
Regards Zoran

you took this picture at 22.59 which means at 11 o clock night.isnt starnge?

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