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Grey heron flying above lake

Grey heron flying above lake
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Copyright: Theologos Tats (thiv56) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 47 W: 28 N: 88] (599)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-04
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon PowerShot A700
Exposure: f/4.8, 1/640 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-08-03 1:20
Viewed: 2924
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ardea cinerea, the biggest heron's species in Europe (it reaches 91 cm. in length). It lives in groups by the water on trees or in swamps and is fed with fish, mice, worms, frogs and snails. Here, in lake Kerkini's western shore. (The lake was formed in 1932, when a dam was built on Strymon river. It is the wildlife-richest habitat in Greece and one of the ten water-reserves protected by Ramsar Treaty.)
Photo processed in Photoshop and Neat Image.

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