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Red Bishop

By leons_photos  
This little fellow and 3 of his mates did not allow any other bird near there reeds!
It was already very late the afternoon and light was getting very low so I had to up my ISO from the(MY) normal 100 Smile
Had the camera on a tripod but the bird still keep on moving. Lol.

Shooting Date/Time: 2006/01/22 06:21:05 PM
Shooting Mode: Manual Exposure, Tv: 1/60, Av: 7.1
Metering Mode: Evaluative Metering
Focal Length: 500.0mm
White Balance Mode: Daylight
AF Mode: One-Shot AF

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: tepot, MoWiz, xinia and 37 more

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Comments


tepot 16 4.4k United Kingdom
1 Feb 2006 7:18AM
very colourful, great shot.
MoWiz 15 114 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2006 7:25AM
lovely shots, they are really colourful
Mo
ericfaragh Plus
17 149 5 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2006 7:42AM
Great colour, lovely detail.
PattiW 15 24 2 United States
1 Feb 2006 8:34AM
Interesting bird, I have never seen one of these. He looks like he is wearing a knitted hat and scarf! Wonderful capture!
Patti
pcjackso Junior Member 15 7
1 Feb 2006 8:53AM
Very colourful,nice shot
Pauline
Sina 15
1 Feb 2006 9:38AM
great shot, I took a pic just like that, mine was a big blur.
1 Feb 2006 12:08PM
Love the shot and the colour of the bird but i'm not sure about the colour of the b/g.........

Mandie
TessC 15 1 Ireland
1 Feb 2006 12:11PM
wow, a lovely bird. The colours. Nice use of DOF as well..
BerthaDBluze 16 19
1 Feb 2006 12:16PM
What a beautifully colored bird with a wonderful pose and catch-light! Smile
tonymarq 15 1 United States
1 Feb 2006 3:40PM
Leon his colours are spectacular and a great capture of it!

stay well
tonymarq
glazzaro 16 70 23 United States
1 Feb 2006 8:29PM
Nice color and detail, those are some nice talons too! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
albi 16 68 1 England
1 Feb 2006 10:14PM
Incredible looking bird.
Nice shot.
Tony
denka 16 7 Finland
2 Feb 2006 1:48AM
Never seen a bird like this before. I love the colours of orange & black. From where is it taken?
denka
jan 1 17 12 Netherlands
2 Feb 2006 11:01AM
Excellent picture of that wonderfull bird.
Great job, Leon.
Jan
daringdaphne 17 82 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2006 12:36AM
Rare find, beautifully taken. He looks rather important too!, Great colours

(*.*)D
4 Feb 2006 8:38AM
hey
saw you made a posting. i take them myself
georg 16 4 South Africa
4 Feb 2006 10:34PM
Goeie een.
Georg
Pegon 15 78 1 England
6 Feb 2006 12:34PM
A cracking shot Leon .
Pete .
geoffash26 17 2.5k United Kingdom
7 Feb 2006 11:55AM
Great capture
Brings back memories you don't get them like this over here,thanks for all your comments
Just had another look its claws are very long amazing

Geoff
Mavis 19 143 2 England
7 Feb 2006 12:16PM
Unusual colouring . Looks as if made out of Pom poms !! A great capture and well muted background x
KBan 16 512 4 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2006 1:00PM
wow that's some colourful bird!!
Keith
Thanks Leon for your kind comments
Marian 15 62 England
7 Feb 2006 1:05PM
Just look at the sixe of those claws! He's a very colourful bird, and against the green background his colours stand out.
Marian
JCowlan 15 England
7 Feb 2006 1:15PM
Hi Leon,
Likewise it would'nt be right to let such a colourful chapie sit at 29 "click"
excellent image
James
7 Feb 2006 1:31PM
Well caught - great colours. You have an interesting collection of wildlife in your PF - well worth visiting.

joe
johnjrp 17 432 5 Australia
7 Feb 2006 5:17PM
Love the colours. click. John
jcaslin 17
9 Feb 2006 3:03AM
Lovely colours. Nice one
John
angelamary 15 6 England
10 Feb 2006 1:24AM
Beautiful bird, caught very well. Good shot!
JOELP 15
11 Feb 2006 3:32PM
well done
joe
tripodted 15 32 1 Northern Ireland
13 Feb 2006 11:45AM
Stunning looking bird. Very nicely captured.
Ted
Parrot 15
13 Feb 2006 10:10PM
Pragtige foto. Mooi detail en kleur!!
Gray22 15
2 Mar 2006 12:35PM
Click 40... No need to stay away.. I'm friendly... :o)

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