Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Pigeon

Pigeon

Pigeon

A7R4 in APS-C mode

A1 in APS-C mode  12 Jun 2022

FE 200-600/5.6-6.3 G

190XPROB/GHFG1

MT190CXPRO3/GHFG1. May 2022

 

 

Pink-necked Green Pigeon

Commonest green pigeon in Singapore. Bluish-grey head of amle integrades into pinkish neck, which contrasts with the orange patch on the breast. Wings pale green with balck flight feathers. Undertail coverts chestnut. In flight, black subterminal tail band distinguishes it from other green pigeons. Female is largely green.

     f7.1 1/500. @493mm, ISO 1000, Keppel Discovery Wetlands, 11 Feb 2022

 

 

     f8 1/500. @600mm, ISO 1600, Hampstead Wetlands Park, 17 Dec 2021

 

 

      f8 1/500. @600mm, ISO 1600, Hampstead Wetlands Park, 17 Dec 2021

 

 

 

 

Pied Imperial Pigeon

Unmistakable white pigeon with black wing tips and tail. Both sexes entirely creamy white, with black flight feathers and lower half of the tail. Bill and feet bluish grey.

A6400, f8 1/1600. @433mm, ISO 3200, Keppel Discovery Wetlands, MT190CXPRO/BHQ2, 17 Sept 2021

 

 

 

A6400, f8 1/1600. @433mm, ISO 2000, Keppel Discovery Wetlands, MT190CXPRO/BHQ2, 17 Sept 2021

 

 

Zebra Dove

The smaller of the two native urban doves. It has uniformly light brown plumage with heavy barring on the upperparts as well as the sides of its neck and flanks. Its eye-ring and base of the bill are distinctive shade of light blue.

A7R2, f5.6/8 1/500. ISO 250, Nikkor 600/5.6 IF-ED AIS, Full Frame, Woodlands Waterfront, 18 Nov 2018

 

 

 

Spotted Dove

The larger and more common of the two native urban doves. It can be distinguished from the smaller Zebra Dove by its larger size, pinkish-brown head and underparts, and black neck collar that is heavily spotted.

A6400, f6.3 1/500. @362mm, ISO 1000, Botanic Garden Swan Lake, 23 Oct 2020

 

 

 

Jambu Fruit Dove

A colourful pigeon with a distinct-red face in both sexes. Male is largely green on the upperparts, contrasting sharply with white underparts, washed pink at the breast. Female is mostly green except for underparts, which are dirty white.

Male, f7.1 1/500. @600mm, ISO 1250, Dairy Farm Nature Park, 16 Jun 2022

 

f10 1/320. @600mm, TC 1.4x, ISO 800, Full Frame, Dairy Farm Nature Park, 16 Jun 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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