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Plegadis falcinellus 2

Plegadis falcinellus 2
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Copyright: Christodoulos Makris (chrimakris) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1744 W: 79 N: 5425] (26007)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-04-21
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-10 6:56
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[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Plegadis falcinellus (Linnaeus 1766)
Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus is a wading bird in the family Threskiornithidae
Breeding adults have reddish-brown bodies and shiny dark-green wings.
It is a widespread species, breeding in areas of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and America.

In Cyprus Plegadis falcinellus is a common passage migrant and a rare breeder.

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Hello Christodoulos,
Once again a wonderful photo taken from a very good angle and POV. Exceptional quality....Excellent details. Outstanding colors and perfect focus.
Very difficult to catch such a superb and shy bird....You managed perfect this composition.
Thanks for sharing!

Hello Christodoulos
SUPER good sharpness and great details of this Ibis
the colours and sharpness are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

鳥很可愛 沒看過這種品種
真得很幽雅 色彩一級棒

Another professional image from your versatile genius as a nature photographer, Chris.
The bird looks amazingly beautiful in this super image.
Thanks for sharing this brilliant image.
Best regards.

Hello Mr.Christodoulos,
No doubt it is a unique one.details and colours on subject really beautiful.
Thanks for sharing,
Kind regards,

Ciao Christodoulos, great capture of fantastic ibis, wonderful natural colors, splendid light, fine details and superb sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Ciao Christodoulos. Top quality wonderful brilliant metallic colours. Impressive DOF.


Hello Christodoulos,
Excellent photograph of Glossy Ibis, excellent sharpness and details, excellent composition, excellent background and lighting.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-05-10 11:30]

Hi Christodoulos,
Very nice shot of a beautiful ibis. Nice colors and beautiful shiny feathers. Perfect composition with
eye contact.
Regards Jiri.

Hello Christodoulos

Great shot of this big wader bird, always with
fine POVs at the level of the birds, here with
beautiful rich color tones of the plumage,
great focus, sharpness, and details, lovely light
and excellent contrast, TFS


perfect iris portrait, I see them every day on my way to word, greetings Ori

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-05-10 14:53]

Hi Chris,a very lucky meeting and the best way to caught the opportunity,this ibis is really beautiful,and your capture is really fantastic,the best details,colors and point of view,i like it!Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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  • PeakXV Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 121 W: 0 N: 544] (3135)
  • [2013-05-10 20:36]

Hello Christodoulos,

Professional capture of this not so approachable wader. The sharpness and hues are impressive, the composition compelling and the bokeh a perfect cap for this very natural and pleasing image. Congrats on this fine photographic endeavor!



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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-05-10 22:12]

Hi Christodoulos,
Wow ! Outstanding colours, light , sharpness, POV...... Splendid work ! TFS Tina

Hello Christodoulos,
another great shot, fantastic clarity and incredible capture. Regards, Paolo

Hello Christodoulos,
This is a sharp and crisp clear image. Also very nice composition.

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-05-11 3:01]

Hello Christodoulos,
excellent capture plegadis,great details,regards..

Hello Christodoulos,
wonderful capture of this wading bird with perfect sharpness and a fine low POV. I especially like the beautiful colours and the splendid light.
Best wishes,

πολύ όμορφη Χριστόδουλε!

Nice capture with excellent details and beautiful color

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2013-05-11 9:28]

A perfect capture of a great specimen!

Have a pleasant weekend, Christodoulo,


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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2013-05-11 10:06]

Uauhh! Just "Magnifica y deslumbrante" in Spanish. A joy to contemplate this picture Christodoulos! What a quality! I like it a lot. Congratulation and thank you very much for sharing it. Saludos.

A superb photo of this beautiful species capturing all the fine details and colours against a nice background
regards yiannis

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-05-13 2:44]

Hello Christodoulos,
What a fine and luminous bird-picture! Amazing all the details of the plumage we can see. As usual perfect management of light, colours and sharpness. Bravo!
Kind regards

Hello Christodoulos,

Good light and good details ..tfs...


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  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2013-05-14 6:08]

a classy enviable capture !, .. great comp and colour palette .. superb work

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-05-16 1:17]

Hello Christodoulos,
One of the most beautiful bird photos I ever saw. Eerything in this photo is of a high quality standard. Amazing!

Bonjour Christodoulos,
Très bonne maitrise de la lumière et excellente profondeur de champ valorisant le sujet dans une splendide publication.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

Hello Christodoulos
Fantastic capture again.Splendid colours,light and sharpness.Congrats!Thank You.
Kind regards

Fantastic capture, excellent composition and exposure. Colours are natural and detail is very fine.

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