The posing Stonechat


posted on 20th of january, 2015

  


This pic of a female Stonechat (Saxicola torquatus) got a standard 0,42$ sale recently, this was now the third sale since I uploaded it in 2013. It is the typical "Dreamstime photo" in that the Stonechat is really posing for the camera. The good thing about this species is that they like to search for food, manly insects, on the ground, but every few minutes they use to fly up and perch on a pole or bigger rock to have a look on what happens around, this is wise as while they are moving on the ground, grass, stones and bushes don't allow them to see what or who is near, a cat for example. As you know their behaviour you can anticipate and get ready for the moment the bird will go back to it's perch and sit upright and very photogenic indeed! Another advantage you can use to...

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Comments (2)

Posted by Fotomax on January 27, 2015
Beautiful example for this species. Thank you!
Posted by Wxh6763 on January 22, 2015
Beautiful! Very nice picture!



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Image number 3000


posted on 30th of january, 2015

This image is the 3000th which was just accepted since I began at DT in 2010 February. It shows the cathedral of Barcelona from the back part which is a more unusual view for most tourists. Much as I was born in this city it is now through DT that I begin to discover many fascinating places.
 


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Posted by Itardiusz on February 06, 2015
3000 - great number.
Posted by Wxh6763 on February 02, 2015
A great achievement you have !Congratulations!
Posted by Physi28 on February 01, 2015
Thanks to all again and BCritchley: your portfolio is sooo productive!



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