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Great Potoo

Great Potoo
Photo Information
Copyright: Luis Vargas (Chiza) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-04-13
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-05-01 9:29
Viewed: 3201
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Nyctibius grandis ( nido-nest)
Great Potoo, Nictibio Grande, Pájaro Estaca, Leona, Bruja, by Luis Vargas, La Unión, Guápiles, Limón, Costa Rica, abril 2016.

Reino: Animalia
Filo: Chordata
Clase: Aves
(sin rango): Cypselomorphae
Orden: Caprimulgiformes
Familia: Nyctibiidae
Género: Nyctibius
Especie: N. grandis
(Gmelin, 1789)

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-05-01 9:58]

Hi Luis,one of the most original captures never seen on TN about birds,fantastic moment and a very impressive sharpness too,2 points are not enough..ehhee...have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2016-05-01 10:41]

Hi Luis,
Beautiful photo of this nice and interesting bird. Perfect natural colours and excellent details.
Regards Jiri.

Great shot of famous potto, with young. Focus, POV and composition very nice. Thanks for sharing Luis.

hello Luis,
Amazing species! Haven't seen or heard before! Amazing shelter of the little one's! Nice captured.
Thanks and have a nice Week,

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-05-01 17:39]

Hello Luis,
Awesome close up image of this Great Potoo and it's young. It reminds me a lot of the Night Jar we have here in the States. The young seems to blend in perfectly with the adults plumage. Super sharp and showing exceptional detail. The composition is excellent. Very impressive!!

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-05-02 1:46]

Hello Luis,
What a remarkable photo! I've seen the Great Potoo several times, but not with a young. The eye contact with the young is amazing. Excellent sharpness in beautiful colors.

hallo Luis
great picture
very good post on TN
super good details and beautiful colours
thanks gr lou

Awesome capture of this bird with the baby, Luis. I have seen it for the first time.

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