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Golden Whistler


Posted by Jan Wegener on Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:19 am

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Hi,

This is a fairly common bird, but they love to stay within thick bushes. Their song can be heard in many areas of Australia during spring and summer.
I don't have many images of these guys and it's always a thrill when you manage to get one out in the open :)

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by Mark Boranyak on Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:15 am
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Wow, what a stunner. Love the open bird beak.
 

by Sharon Hallowell on Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:23 am
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They don't get much better than this! This a beautiful image with a great singing pose, nice clean bg, and a great perch. The little purple berries are the icing on this cupcake! Sharon
 

by sirianul on Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:13 am
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Perfect, now even more I like to go to Australia.

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by Axel Hildebrandt on Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:27 am
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Thanks for sharing, Jan, I don't recall seeing an image of this species. Maybe they could rename it, looks like pretty loud 'whistling'. :)
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by himadri roy on Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:42 am
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Phenomenal frame. Congrats.
 

by Moby Dick on Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:30 am
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Beautiful color, composition, light and pose. I really enjoy the painterly mood.
 

by E.J. Peiker on Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:15 pm
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Oh wow, this is insanely good!
 

by Carol Clarke on Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:26 pm
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That's one heck of a wide gape for just whistling, Jan!  Are you sure its not a Sungold Shouter?  :wink:   What a stunningly beautiful bird, perch and shot!  Superb!

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by MalcolmBenn on Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:43 pm
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That is such a beauty Jan, congrats on the EP well deserved.
 

by Dan Kearl on Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:17 pm
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You get sp many of these nice frames.. just excellent work.
The call is really nice.
 

by Ron Day on Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:28 pm
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Congratulations, Jan. Striking image.
 

by Karl Egressy on Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:41 am
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Wow, such a beauty! Congratulation, Jan.
 

by david fletcher on Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:25 pm
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Wow! You've excelled yourself here Jan. congratulations.
Make your life spectacular!
 

by clement on Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:03 am
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Perfect one this Jan
 

by S. Davis on Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:55 am
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Neat bird and great lighting!!
 

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