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Taeniopygia guttata

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 28 April 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Taeniopygia guttata (Esc.)

NL: Zebravink
EN: Zebra Finch
DE: Zebrafink
FR: Diamant mandarin

Image: Schilde (BE) - 30/09/2013

Canon EOS 7D 1/1600 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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farideh from rasht, Iran

Excellent and very nice.

28 Apr 2014 5:46am

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran

very beautifully seen and captured!

28 Apr 2014 5:52am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful pose, focus, details, colors & lighting!
L O V E L Y !

28 Apr 2014 8:13am

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

Superbe, mais c'est un oiseau Australien. Je suppose que tu as été en Australie alors

28 Apr 2014 1:27pm

@Aigleloup: I haven't been to Australia ... As stated under the image this image was taken in Belgium (BE). I added (Esc.) after the name. This is the standard abbreviation in biological literature for "Escaped".
This species is a very popular bird for collectors in Europe but this specimen definitely escaped from its "prison" - now searching for some seeds to eat in the wild. It probably has not survived our (even mild) Belgian winter...

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Woooow ! Splendid use of focus in a really suitable DOF !! Lovely colors and details. Impressive textures !!

28 Apr 2014 10:17pm

Steyners from Portland, United States

Fabulous .. what an enjoyable image ..!

29 Apr 2014 2:03am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Fantastic bird. Love this fat feathered friend. Beautiful!

30 Apr 2014 10:28pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/1600 second
ISO 200
150 mm