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CASPIAN GULL


CASPIAN GULL
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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5412] (29598)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-08-26
Categories: Birds
Camera: NIKON D810, Nikon 300mm f/4D IF-ED AF-S + 1,4TC II
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/8000 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-09-17 14:04
Viewed: 603
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
CASPIAN GULL - juvenile (BLACK SEE)

The Caspian gull (taxon Larus cachinnans) is a large gull and a member of the herring and lesser black-backed gull complex. The scientific name is from Latin. Larus appears to have referred to a gull or other large seabird, and cachinnans means "laughing", from cachinnare, "to laugh".

The Caspian gull breeds around the Black and Caspian Seas, extending eastwards across Central Asia to north-west China. In Europe it has been spreading north and west and now breeds in Poland and eastern Germany. Some birds migrate south as far as the Red Sea and Persian Gulf while others disperse into Western Europe, in countries such as Sweden, Norway and Denmark or the Benelux and even North of France. Small numbers are now seen regularly in Britain, especially in South-east England, East Anglia and the Midlands.

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  • Great 
  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2017-09-17 18:17]

Hello Marius,
Can't complain about a shot like this, perfectly focused and displaying excellent detail. The exposure is right on the mark. Love the eye contact with just a hint of catchlight.
Ron

Ciao Marius, great capture of beautiful gull, nice reflections, fine details, wonderful natural colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Marius
Beautiful capture of this gull on the water. Perfect exposure and excellent sharpness.Beautiful blue surround.Thanks.
Have a good days!
José Diogo

Hello Marius,
Nice to see this Caspian Gull. Nice POV and quite well details. Here exposure looks better :-)
Thanks and keep shooting,
Srikumar

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-09-18 15:34]

Hi Marius,this is absolutely perfect,only the gull and the water in a top sharpness capture,well done! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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