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Western Spinebill


Posted by Jan Wegener on Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:53 am

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I recently talked at the Birdlife Photography Conference in Perth, Western Australia and managed to get a few days of birding in as well. This bird is endemic to the southwest corner of Australia and was one of my targets. Very happy to have gotten it :)

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by MalcolmBenn on Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:57 am
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A beautiful bird, great pose and perch and a wonderful BG ... superb package.
 

by SantaFeJoe on Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:52 am
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As always for you, this is of the highest standards for a bird image! The colors, BG, detail and flowery perch all add up to a perfect image.

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by david fletcher on Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:50 am
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Congrats with this image Jan. Superb!
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:54 am
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Gorgeous in every way- such a pretty bird in a lovely setting.
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by Ron Day on Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:07 pm
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Remarkable color and markings, Jan. Top-notch image.
 

by WDCarrier on Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:49 pm
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Getting as target bird is always a plus. Getting one in the perfect setting is a bonus. Beautiful!
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by Carol Clarke on Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:53 pm
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Pristine subject, setting and image! Pretty as a picture, Jan. Flawless.

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by Karl Egressy on Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:54 pm
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Wow, an amazingly beautiful image Jan, it's a pleasure to look at. One of your many best.
 

by peter makuch on Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:20 pm
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you nailed the shot and it's a pleasant image to look at, nicely done JAN.
 

by Sharon Hallowell on Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:25 pm
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This is stunning! Well done!
 

by KK Hui on Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:01 pm
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Beauty, Jan!
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by Dan Kearl on Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:57 pm
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Always a treat to view you images and this one no exception.
The bird is terrific.
 

by Mako_Elite on Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:26 pm
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Amazing shot as usual Jan! I love the colors. Nice use of the flash.

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by clement on Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:02 pm
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Oh my.. what a beautiful birdie and picture as always
 

by joem on Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:41 am
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A stunner Jan, pose, perch & bg all top notch.
 

by E.J. Peiker on Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:54 am
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An incredible photo in every respect.
 

by Tusar Bhowmik on Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:38 am
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Amazing Shot!!!
 

by Debapratim Saha on Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:01 pm
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Amazing setting and image ,congrats Jan!
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by Swissblad on Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:52 pm
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Lovely composition - stunningly beautiful.
 

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