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Red-crested Pochard


Red-crested Pochard
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Copyright: Biplab Kr Mukhopadhyay (biplab59) (192)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-01-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon SLR D5100
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-05-26 12:27
Viewed: 2209
Points: 4
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The Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina) is a large diving duck. The species is fully migratory or locally dispersive. It breeds in southern Europe and Central Asia, wintering in the Indian Subcontinent (except Sri Lanka) and Africa. The adult male has a rounded rusty-orange head, with bright crimson bill and black breast. The flanks are white, the back brown, and the tail black. The female is mainly a pale brown, with a darker back and crown and a whitish face.This picture was taken at Purbasthali(Chupi) in Burdwan district of the state West Bengal, India, 120 kms north from Kolkata.Purbasthali lies on the banks of a large oxbow lake created by the river Ganges.

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2012-05-26 14:07]

Welcome to TN Biplab
great start with nice action shot, great sharpness and nice colors
tfs
Tom

Hello Biplob,
well come at TN. very nice picture with good sharpness. I think little brightness is needed, any way it is a good picture.
waiting for your next picture.
best wishes from samiran

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