Sunflower songbird

Andrés Luis Dominguez Blanco's Image

As light faded at the end of a warm May afternoon, Andrés’s attention was drawn to a warbler flitting from flower to flower. From his hide in his father’s car, Andrés photographed the singer, ‘the king of its territory’.

Melodious warblers are one of more than 400 species of songbird known as Old World warblers, which each have a distinctive song. The song of a melodious warbler is a pleasant babbling and without the mimicked sounds that other warblers sometimes make

Behind the lens

Andrés Luis Dominguez Blanco

Andrés Luis Dominguez Blanco


Andrés has always loved wildlife and has won several prizes and honourable mentions in international competitions. His goal is to be able to dedicate himself to photography as a way of life, and he is always thinking about how to help the conservation of the natural world.

Image details

  • Fuji X-H1
  • XF 100–400mm f4.5–5.6 lens
  • 1/280 sec at f5.6 (-1 e/v)  •   ISO 400
  • Arcos de la Frontera, Cádiz, Spain
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