EUROPEAN STONECHAT MALE
|זכות יוצרים: Marius Secan (marius-secan)
| מדיום: צבעוני|
|תאריך צילום: 2014-04-27|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|תאריך טעינה: 2017-07-17 2:51|
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|EUROPEAN STONECHAT MALE (SAXICOLA TORQUATA)|
Black head, white half-collar, black back, white rump, black tail, black wings with a large white patch on the top side of the inner wing, dark orange red upper breast, white or pale orange lower breast and belly. Siberian Stonechat have a distinctive white collar.
Females brown above and on head, indistinct paler eyebrow line, chestnut-buff rather than orange below, and less white on the wings. Found in Europe, Africa (including Madagascar), Russia and Siberia, Turkey, the Caucasus, the Himalayas, China, Japan and Korea.
It is found in open rough scrubland and rough grassland with scattered shrubs. It is also found in pastures and fields. In many areas it is resident, but some birds are non-breeding migrants, and in that case are not restricted to damp areas, but may be found in open drier country.
It is usually seen in pairs and usually perches up on a stick or shrub. It flies down onto the ground, and often flicks its wings.
This species eats mainly insects and worms.
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Ciao Marius, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose on beautiful blurry BG, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
une superbe prise, belle qualitֳ© des couleurs et des dֳ©tails de l'oiseau.
- [2017-07-17 20:53]
What an attractive shot of this fine looking stonechat. Sitting tall and proud while declaring to the world that this is its territory, so beware. Lovely markings and wonderful detail can be seen from this point of POV. A pleasure to view!!
- [2017-07-18 9:40]
Hi Marius,perfect capture of this tiny stonechat,the sharpness is very high despite the distance,i like a lot the artistic pose too. Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano