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Swinhoe's Pheasant


Posted by Nate Chappell on Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:29 pm

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This is an amazingly beautiful bird we had the opportunity to photograph at close range in Taiwan.  I have plenty of shots where I got the whole tail in but I liked this one a lot as I captured the iridescence well.
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by Ron Day on Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:57 pm
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What a handsome pheasant, Nate. And I'm with you on the iridescence – just beautiful.
 

by KK Hui on Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:25 pm
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You captured its gorgeous colors really well, Nate!
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by Karl Egressy on Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:24 pm
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The colors are just amazing. Great shot of a bird that I have never seen posted before, Nate.
 

by Ed Cordes on Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:54 pm
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Outstanding color and wonderful sharpness. Yes, it would be better if the tail were totally included, but oh my those colors!!!
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by david fletcher on Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:50 am
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nicely done Nate. superb colours
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:01 am
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Very striking pheasant and you caught the markings, colours and iridescence superbly, Nate!
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