Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

Bird Myna

Versions (Reportage)Version Help

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Add Comment

Thanks for all the views, comments, votes and user awards to my previous upload, which is very very encouraging.

Today's upload is that of a bird called " Myna ".
The bird Myna (Acridotheres tristis) also sometimes known as "Indian Myna” is a member of the family Sturnidae (starlings and mynas) native to Asia. An omnivorous open woodland bird with a strong territorial instinct, the Myna has adapted extremely well to urban environments.
The Common Myna is an important motif in Indian culture and appears both in Sanskrit and Prakrit literature. "Myna" is derived from the Hindi language mainā which itself is derived from Sanskrit madanā.
The Common Myna is readily identified by the brown body, black hooded head and the bare yellow patch behind the eye. The bill and legs are bright yellow. There is a white patch on the outer primaries and the wing lining on the underside is white. The sexes are similar and birds are usually seen in pairs.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 6D
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:30 Apr 2014 - 9:22 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Bird Myna
Username:ukgubbi ukgubbi
Uploaded:7 May 2014 - 4:16 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
VS Mode Rating 101 (100% won)
These stats show the percentage of wins and the rating score that your photo has achieved. You can go to the VS Mode by clicking on this icon.

Signup to e2

Signup to e2 to see which photo this has won or lost against in the vs mode
Votes:40
Variant - ReportVariant - Report

Comments

brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 4:24 PM

Superb Myna images with good detail & lighting, UmaSmile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 4:37 PM

Lovely duo

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
7 May 2014 - 4:54 PM

Fine images Uma, V2 my favourite,
Fred.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

bobpaige1
bobpaige1 e2 Member bobpaige1 vcard
7 May 2014 - 5:05 PM

2 fine images,stunning looking birds with good feather detail.

Bob,

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 5:59 PM

Wonderful images, especially like V2.
Peter.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 6:02 PM

Great set...pretty but very noisy birds..there are lots of these in Durban, South Africa

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 6:51 PM

Lovely set Uma, great light and detail in V2. Excellent captures.

Dave.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ade123
ade123 e2 Member 1163 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 7:54 PM

A great set of images love the colours and light
Ade

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

AlexAppleby
7 May 2014 - 9:09 PM

Very nice couple of shots - can't choose between them and think they go very well together to get a balanced image of the bird.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 9:58 PM

Two great shots, specially V1.
Joan

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 3:29 AM

Two beautiful images. Excellent details.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ubaruch
ubaruch e2 Member 1ubaruch vcard Israel
8 May 2014 - 10:04 AM

Beautiful captures; v2 especially !

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 3:55 PM

so beautiful !! v2 is my favourite today though both are stunners

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
8 May 2014 - 3:55 PM

Excellent birding once again , Uma ! GrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

georgiepoolie

Beautiful, love both. George.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
8 May 2014 - 10:12 PM

Two lovely shots and love the write up. Cathy

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

iosatel
iosatel  1 Belgium
9 May 2014 - 2:20 AM

Excellent work!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 3:40 PM

Hi Uma two beautiful shots, over here some people keep Myna birds as cage birds, and they are outstanding talkers

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 5:08 PM

Superb captures Uma, especially V2!
George

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 5:14 PM

Great capture Uma,

Ali

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 10:00 PM

Two lovely shots Uma..Lin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2014 - 7:06 AM

A pair of fine 'over the shoulder' images of this unusual Myna bird, Uma.

Simon

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

capto
capto e2 Member 21049 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2014 - 4:33 PM

Two lovely shots.Smile

ivor

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
11 May 2014 - 3:54 PM

Very well lit up and photographed.... Grin
IB

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.