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Lunch Time - Reposted


Lunch Time - Reposted
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Copyright: Mahesh Patel (ohmshivam) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 26 W: 25 N: 33] (104)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-01-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon eos 1000 D, Canon EFS 55-250 mm, UV (Haze) 58 mm
Photo Version: Final Version, Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-26 23:27
Viewed: 3123
Points: 3
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Yellow-billed Kite has very sharp vision and excellent flying to catch the prey. Reducing its numbers in Ahmedabad due difficulty for nesting due to urbanization.

The Yellow-billed Kite (Milvus aegyptius) is the Afrotropic counterpart of the Black Kite (Milvus migrans), of which it is most often considered a subspecies. However, recent DNA studies suggest that the Yellow-billed Kite differs significantly from Black Kites in the Eurasian clade, and should be considered as a separate, allopatric species.

There are two subspecies: M. a. parasitus, found throughout most of sub-Saharan Africa (including Madagascar), except for the Congo Basin (with intra-African migrations) and M. a. aegyptius of Egypt, south-west Arabia and the Horn of Africa (which disperses south during the non-breeding season).

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Hi Mahesh,
Nice scene, but the image is very noisy (probably you cropped very heavily) and you were using the clone stamp (top left part of the pic) a bit careless way, there are quite disturbing lines which grabs the viewer's attention. However, I don't see too many differences between the original and the RP and you didn't explain in your note why you re-posted the image.
Best regards, László

Hello Mahesh,
In the main I agree with László's critique but nevertheless want to congratulate you on capturing the action. Best wishes.
Neels

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