Green Tailed Sunbird ( Male )

Posted by Biru Mitra on Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:20 pm

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The Green Tailed Sunbird is a common bird of the mid altitudes of the Himalayas. The males display stunning contrasting colours specially during breeding plumage. 

Shot with Nikon D500 + Nikon 300 mm f/2.8 ( VR-I ) Lens 

1 / 5000s

f / 2.8

ISO 640

At focal length 300 mm

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by Ron Day on Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:55 pm
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A beautiful bird, Biru. A touch of contrast would make it even better.

by Gene Gwin on Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:11 pm
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Biru, Agree with Ron. I find that the red in the background tends to take my eye off the Sunbird?

by Karl Egressy on Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:05 pm
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Lovely image.

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:48 pm
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Nice colorful bird- background distraction noted. Still works quite well as the bird stands out.
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by himadri roy on Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:07 am
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Fantastic frame of this beautiful bird.

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