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High-resolution desktop wallpaper Bird on a Branch by ajmaines
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Bird on a Branch

March 1st, 2009

Unknown bird sitting on a branch at the Bronx Zoo in the Bronx, New York.

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Comments from the Community

Posted By: Bojan Marsetich
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Really awesome. Thanks for putting this one on.
Posted By: Joel Antunes
about 5 years, 6 months ago
beautiful! love the green tones strong composition regards Joel
This comment is rated: insightful
Posted By: CaptJackDaniels
about 5 years, 6 months ago
this is really great! As soon as I saw the thumbnail, I said aloud, "ah cool!"

great colour sharpness up front. thanks for submitting.
This comment is rated: insightful
Posted By: trout
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Crazy. In a good way.
Posted By: David Augustine
about 5 years, 6 months ago
I've been really impressed with all the new additions to IFL, and this one is just another one to add to my list. thank you for putting this up! =]
This comment is rated: insightful
Posted By: altruist
about 5 years, 6 months ago
well done. the image tells a thousand words.
Posted By: j3rmz0r
about 5 years, 6 months ago
the fake zoo backdrop makes this picture awesome. makes it feel like a real image amidst a cartoon world.
This comment is rated: insightful
Posted By: pr8212
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Just great!
Posted By: Ben Gustafson
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Lovin' it.
Posted By: stubulman
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Bravo!
Posted By: Haldir
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Nice, was allready bored of my previouss wallpaper. This was stays on my desktop untill a new or better one. Thank you for sharing!
Posted By: brizkit
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Really impressive polish and clarity here! The bird, branch, and background are all vibrant and interesting (I like j3rmz0r's comment). This makes for a very cool desktop.
Posted By: ifrogg
about 5 years, 6 months ago
magnificent and mysterious. everything goes along perfectly, its so clear... im having trouble expressing how much i love this image. cheers so much.
Posted By: Akont
about 5 years, 6 months ago
AWESOME. Really good composition, colour, bokeh, all really perfect for me and subject also, thanks
Posted By: axelr8
about 5 years, 6 months ago
This is a really beautiful wallpaper. I love the colors. I wish I could take a picture in a zoo this beautiful! :) Thanks!
Posted By: Writigraphic
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Wish I could see the front of this beautiful bird. Excellent shot. I know how difficult it is to get perfect animal shots --- they never seem to keep still.
Posted By: devilzangel
about 5 years, 6 months ago
awesome. and i am from the bronx.
Posted By: golf007sd
about 5 years, 6 months ago
A beautifully captured moment. The color and setting are truly amazing. Thanks for sharing :D
Posted By: ChroniKid
about 5 years, 6 months ago
I love this, simply love it. The fact that the bird is hanging his head and turned away adds to the story of being confined to his fictitious world. Bravo.
Posted By: Ian L
about 5 years, 6 months ago
This is a wonderful shot! Good job!
Posted By: nik316
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Stunning
Posted By: Buschwick
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Wow gorgeous! It's a chicken hawk!
Posted By: AdamP
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Now that one's a winner
Posted By: Amanda
about 5 years, 6 months ago
by far, my absolute favorite image on ifl in a long long long looong time! great work
Posted By: Noupette
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Beautiful detail and colours. I hope this birdie has at least one playmate.
Posted By: FroBoZZ
about 5 years, 6 months ago
stunning greens and feather textures. Gorgeous.
Posted By: wowsers
about 5 years, 6 months ago
This is not a chicken hawk as someone mentionned. I don't know what is this bird but it sure ain't a chicken hawk.
Posted By: BetWinston
about 5 years, 6 months ago
BTW this is my new background :D. Great work, mysterious because you can't see the face yet it makes the viewer content with the contrasting monochromatic colors.
Posted By: mmmitchy
about 5 years, 6 months ago
My jaw dropped.
Posted By: vraev
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Freaking amazing. Truly astounding. I love it. Just perfect. I was shocked to see this.... Its been a while since I have seen a image with such intrigue and beauty.
Posted By: jamescoletti
about 5 years, 6 months ago
This is an amazing shot. The bird is a green cheek conure. I own one. For a small bird they have a huge personality, and can be mischievous. For those without experience, be thankful you only have the "still" version ;)
Posted By: ajmaines
about 5 years, 6 months ago
I do not believe it is a green cheek conure. This bird was quite large. Next time I visit the Bronx Zoo I will make sure that I write down the name of the bird. I appreciate all of the comments. It is really nice to hear good things about my first IFL posting.
Posted By: Guzzz
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Very striking image. Love it!
Posted By: ajmaines
about 5 years, 6 months ago
I have done some research and found out that it is a Nicobar Pigeon. Mystery solved.
Posted By: golf007sd
about 5 years, 6 months ago
@ajmaines: I would have to agree. Well done!
Posted By: Eoin
about 5 years, 6 months ago
This is such a stunning photograph, well done man. My new wallpaper.
Posted By: fabifri
about 5 years, 6 months ago
gorgeous!
Posted By: TacehT
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Now i like this.. .. this so far has to be the best photography i have seen on this site... to many people are voting for images that don't have the power signal you are expressing..
Well Done!
Posted By: ignacy.w
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Outstanding work! Thanks!
Posted By: Traveler
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Really like it. First one in a while that I've truly enjoyed. Thanks!
Posted By: chenmufeng
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Very beautiful
Posted By: BBGR
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Unknown? I think I know this fella!

Nice shot!
Posted By: jovoorthan
about 5 years, 6 months ago
Superb
Posted By: REPENT_OF_SIN
about 5 years, 5 months ago
This is going to be a classic.
Posted By: FlipMan
about 5 years, 5 months ago
Absolutely stunning. Talk about feeling for the bird. Well done!!
Posted By: jovoorthan
about 5 years, 5 months ago
I first thought it was a kakapo, but now I think it's a dodo
Posted By: Nerone
about 5 years, 4 months ago
really lovely
thanks :)
Posted By: fatClyde
about 5 years, 4 months ago
The best image I've seen on here so far...and there are some very good one's :)
Congrats. It's beautiful.
Posted By: aTomX
about 5 years, 3 months ago
i love it
Posted By: Ferris
about 5 years, 2 months ago
This is a spectacular picture. I wasn't even aware that my eyes could register those shades of green. Great job.
Posted By: KeithMyArthe
about 4 years, 11 months ago
Almost like a chameleon the way the colours just work - Beautiful !
Posted By: Beth Ann
about 4 years, 10 months ago
Absolutely GORGEOUS! I am extremely particular about my wallpaper choices, and I knew the second I saw this photo it was the one I wanted. Everyone at the office loves it too! Thanks for your further research on the type of bird. It was interesting to see other pictures of the Nicobar Pigeon and none compare to yours! Bravo on your photography skills!
Posted By: Petr Stefek
about 4 years, 7 months ago
... super shots ... great wallpaper ..:-) composition is very good
Posted By: adidarmawan
about 4 years, 7 months ago
LOVE this one a lot!!!
Been in my desktop for some time, and still breath-taking...
Love the earthy color of green and brown!
Still wondering what kind of bird is that...
Posted By: ThePogiman
about 4 years, 6 months ago
what the name of this bird?

i find a picture, was created in the bronx zoo: http://www.pbase.com/ilene/image/49813793

see this bird, and see the similarity of the 2 picz! but is still dont know the birds name...please, anyone who know, reply this post, or write an email...thx
Posted By: ajmaines
about 4 years, 6 months ago
It is a Nicobar pigeon. The bird in the image you posted is not a Nicobar Pigeon. This one is better, http://www.djsphotography.co.uk/images/Rainforest/Nicobar-Pigeon-01.jpg
Posted By: rejectEd
about 4 years, 2 months ago
Still the finest photo and wallpaper on IFL 07/07/2010
Brilliant !
Posted By: John Smith
about 4 years, 2 months ago
exceptionally beautiful, awesome, excellent, perfect, mysterious, jaw-dropping, stunning, brilliant, blah blah blah wallpaper.
i think if the bird had faced the camera then this wallpaper wouldn't be this wallpaper.
Thanks Gawd, the mystery of the bird's name is solved, otherwise i was dying to know it's name.
such beautiful wallpapers are so rare.

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