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Another unidentified bird from the Tropical House at Chester Zoo.


Many thanks to Julia for the ID

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 May 2012 - 11:27 AM
Focal Length:190mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/180sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Java Sparrow
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:24 Mar 2013 - 4:57 PM
Tags:Bird, Chester zoo, Java sparrow, Padda oryzivora, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78

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213hardy
213hardy Plus Member 6664 forum posts213hardy vcard England
24 Mar 2013 - 5:04 PM

Great capture, we were there yesterday.

Den

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 5:06 PM

Super capture.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8169 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 5:09 PM

A lovely little finch of some sort, Alan, very well captured. Carol

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley Plus Member 13336 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 5:11 PM


Quote: Great capture, we were there yesterday.

Den

It's a great place for a visit.
Looking forward to seeing some of the shots Den,
Alan

PS I don't suppose you got the name of the 2 birds I've uploaded in the last couple of days?

Last Modified By Alan_Baseley at 24 Mar 2013 - 5:14 PM

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barbarahirst
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24 Mar 2013 - 5:26 PM

what a strong beak!!

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ChristineD
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24 Mar 2013 - 5:47 PM

Excellent capture

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NaturesHaven
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24 Mar 2013 - 6:05 PM

I think this is a Java Sparrow, your last upload could be a Palmchat but not 100% sure..........GrinGrinGrin

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tomcat
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24 Mar 2013 - 6:08 PM

Names Alan, we need namesWink

Adrian

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley Plus Member 13336 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 6:11 PM


Quote: Names Alan, we need namesWink

Adrian

I know Adrian, I'll take pictures of the name boards next time I go. I promise,
Alan

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Alan_Baseley
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24 Mar 2013 - 6:13 PM


Quote: I think this is a Java Sparrow, your last upload could be a Palmchat but not 100% sure..........GrinGrinGrin

Thanks Julia,

Alan

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NDODS
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24 Mar 2013 - 6:26 PM

A most beautiful bird, wonderfully captured with stunning light and great colour Alan.

Nathan Grin

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DicksPics
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24 Mar 2013 - 6:28 PM

What a beautiful bird, Alan!
An excellent image!

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Mrsbass
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24 Mar 2013 - 7:34 PM

Superb image - wonderful!

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netta1234
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24 Mar 2013 - 8:22 PM

A great image of a lovely bird Smile
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Ayoob
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25 Mar 2013 - 3:35 AM

Love the clarity and beautiful details............Grin

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brian17302
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25 Mar 2013 - 9:40 AM

Sharp & detailed image Alan
Regards Brian

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner Plus Member 7620 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 1:29 PM

A fine and detail image of this java sparrow. The long focal has give you a very pleasing cream bokeh which sets the bird off very nicely.

Annne

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Brian65
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25 Mar 2013 - 2:59 PM

What a fantastic shot of this beautiful bird Alan.
Brian

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maggietear
25 Mar 2013 - 3:22 PM

Beautifully captured Alan, lovely lighting on this very attrective bird!
Maggie

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GeorgePlatis
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25 Mar 2013 - 6:54 PM

Beautiful composition, Alan !
George

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Irishkate
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28 Mar 2013 - 10:20 AM

What a beautiful bird image with subtle b/g.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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