A Kingfisher in Givatayim-park , picture was taken near a water-artificial-pond, immediately after it flew and stood on a tree ( image to be posted soon).
It's scientific name: Halcyon smyrnensis, 25 - 28 cm long and huge beak and more noticed is it's white chest.
Arrow on Map, shows Park location.
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mauro61 (52857) 2010-07-23 0:42
sei stato bravo a riprenderlo senza che volasse via.
Bella scena in cui lo sfondo chiaro fa risaltare la sua sagoma.
kordinator (20523) 2010-07-23 1:26
Hello Ike beautiful portrait of a beautiful birds.
Very beautiful scenery and water meter in which the bird landed.
Keep a nice color and sharpness.
Excellent light management.
Respect my friend and congratulations for the excellent work.
snunney (100650) 2010-07-23 4:12
A fine capture of this lovely creature. Good control over depth of field and beautifully rendered plumage.
raszid62 (18515) 2010-07-23 6:02
Kingfisher is one of the most beautiful and likable bird world. Very nice portrait of this bird. Great depth of field and beautiful colors.
בוקר טוב. ;עקוד הוא אחד הכי חביב ואת הציפור היפה בעולם. דיוקן יפה מאוד של הציפור הזו. עומק נהדר של שדה וצבעים יפים. בברכה.
danos (99148) 2010-07-23 7:09
what a colourful bird is this? Really a King with its big rostrum sitting on the curved rail.The blur background make the scene with more details.
Have a nice weekend,Danos
pajaran (61788) 2010-07-23 7:27
Pozdrav, kod nas je velika vrucina.
Odlican trenutak, lepa ptica prelepih boja zatecena na metalnoj ogradi.
Sve je vise ptica u gradu, prostor im polako uzima covek svojom arhitekturom.
Dobar rad, lepa fotografija.
Prijatno popodne, Paja.
Hello, here is a great heat.
Great moment, beautiful bird with beautiful colors found at the metal fence.
More and more birds in the city, space man they slowly takes its architecture.
Good work, beautiful photos.
A pleasant afternoon, Paja.
jmdias (65105) 2010-07-23 7:51
beautiful this bird, full of colors. I liked the sharpness and the framing in this image. we can enjoy the beauty of the animal here. nice job
adramad (46458) 2010-07-23 8:33
This bird seems to me more surprising, with that big beak and the beautiful color of its plumage, good catch for your collection.
Very nice bird and a good job.
Have a nice weekend.
JFS (32459) 2010-07-23 9:11
Close-up of this lovely and coloful bird as protagonist. A nice moment to be captured and shared.
Have a nice week-end
Fante (5429) 2010-07-23 10:39
another lovely animal photo. Great photo, with excelent sharpness and amazing colors. Perfect time of shooting. I like it. Excelent composition with fence.
AKITA (15125) 2010-07-23 13:40
this blue wing of kingfisher is impressive,
its beautiful figure is well captured here,
especially its colors are splendid,
and steel fence and green back are nice to make it vivid,
thank you for your wonderful shot,
Silvio1953 (145485) 2010-07-24 4:21
Ciao Ike, great capture of lovely kingfisher, splendid natural colors, fine details and excellent sharpness, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
yeln (11516) 2010-07-26 1:56
lovely "portrait" photo. Great close up. Pefect composition. Lovely colors contrast. Amazing sharpness and nice vivid colors.
xuaxo (6846) 2010-07-27 9:05
Very beautiful, sharp and clear picture, despite it's not a natural setting.
maloutim (9639) 2011-07-14 19:08
Found this in your random photos, and as you know, couldn't resist it !
Great capture and sharpness of this wonderful bird which you were so lucky to admire.
Good POV with the railings in the foreground and the blurred grass in the background.
bayno (18344) 2012-02-23 15:19
yes is perfectly the same...here we can see better the white chest...beautiful capture, i like the pose and the green blured BG, sharp image and nice colors...good night...Valter
Indrasish (2939) 2013-06-10 9:07
Great shot of this cute bird.. Very well done.. Good color and clarity..
Best of luck..
Miguel82 (27646) 2013-07-27 10:15
So beautiful view of that kingfisher,
A colorful bird good pov and sharpness
Have a nice evening
- Copyright: Ike Harel (ikeharel) (72817)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-07-20
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ35
- Exposure: f/4.4, 1/160 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Birds, animals and other nature's creatures [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-07-23 0:41