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Darter With Catch

Darter With Catch
Photo Information
Copyright: Raja Purohit (Rajapurohit) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 46] (239)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D2X, Nikkor 600mm f/4D ED-IF AF-S II
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-02-21 4:43
Viewed: 4163
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This large,dark waterbird with very slender neck and bill and long tail.Adults black above and below with silvery feathers on wings,dark brown head and neck with white throat and side stripes.Nestling very white looking and immatures are brown with white from throat to belly.

Size:90 cm

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2010-02-21 5:03]

That's amazing catch by the Darter and you, fine capture. Looks like it got cat fish of good size. tfs.

fantastic shot.

Hi Raja.
Amazing image of this bird captured in a important moment from it's life.
Very good picture.Well done.
Best regards.Alin.

Hi Raja Purohit,

Awesome shot, wondering how well you have timed the shot,its classic action image.

hello Raja
fantastic moment and shot!
"keep photographing!" TFS

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2010-02-21 12:21]

Outstanding catch. The composition of the bird, prey, their eyes, and the ripples in the background is fantastic!

Very well done!


hello Raja!
great timing in this capture
well focused and excellent details

thanks greeting sERGIO

Hi raja

Beautiful capture..

Greetings Murat

Hello Raja,
Amazing shot with perfect timing & details.

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