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Cormorant


Cormorant
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Copyright: Pascal DM (Platypus) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 29 W: 0 N: 39] (280)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-01-14
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor 80-400mm VR
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-01-24 5:08
Viewed: 3509
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Phalacrocorax carbo

Just a cormorant resting on a branch...

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Habitat
Found on coasts and estuaries, and also inland lakes and rivers. Coastal birds breed on cliffs, while inland colonies nest in waterside trees.

Description
Large blackish bird with long neck and bill. Swims low in water. Often seen standing on rocks and posts with outstretched wings.

Size = 90 cm

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2006-01-24 7:08]

Bonne capture Pascal,l'éclairage est bon et les détails parfaits..
Félicitations pour l'envoie et merci!

Joseph

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2006-01-25 1:59]

What a great capture of this cormorant, Pascal.
I really like the pose and the composition.
Well done and TFS. : )

  • Great 
  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2006-01-25 16:04]

Pascal, I have the feeling the shot could be a little bit sharper, but it's just an opinion.

Apart from that, I like composition, pov and colors.

Lovely catchlight.

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