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Copyright: Dorota Mazurowska (blue-velvet29) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 199 W: 53 N: 165] (912)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-05-11
Categories: Birds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-07-13 6:05
Viewed: 3859
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Coloration
The Northern Hemisphere species of swan have pure white plumage, but the Southern Hemisphere species are patterned with black. The Australian Black Swan (Cygnus atratus) is completely black except for the white flight feathers on its wings, and the South American Black-necked Swan has a black neck. The Coscoroba Swan, also from southern South America, has black tips to the primary feathers.

The legs of swans are dark blackish grey, except for the two South American species, which have pink legs. Bill colour varies; the three far northern species have black bills with varying amounts of yellow, and all the others are patterned red and black. The Mute Swan and Black-necked Swan have a lump at the base of the bill on the upper mandible.

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Dorota

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Hello Dorota, excllent colors, BG, POV DOF Perfect work with this photo, TFS Kyle

Excellent shot,beautiful lighting...love the clarity of the photo...
Nicely done...

Hello Dorata,
very nice capture with great colours, lighting and sharpness/dof. Very good composition. Thank you for posting.
Gr.
Heinz

Hi Dorota

Lovely work. Well composed, good exposure and colours. :-)

Hi Dorota, I found your photograps while looking for other pictures from Masuria, that I visited recently. I like your swans like I liked Masuria.

Paul

very good photo Dorota,
Nice to see you here too, very good composition, very good pov and very nice to look at, very good job.
gr. Jaap

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