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Lebanon Viper

Lebanon Viper
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Copyright: rei segali (uncle_litchi) Silver Note Writer [C: 5 W: 0 N: 31] (428)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-22
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Canon 350D / Digital Rebel XT, SIGMA 70-300 APO MACRO SUPER II, Sandisk CF 512MB, Canon 58mm UV HAZE Filter
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Snakes - Serpientes - Serpents, wildlife of israel2, reptiles of israel [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-06-01 12:35
Viewed: 6329
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Vipera Bornmuelleri -

description: not very long viper. length up to 80cm.
the body color - grey to dark grey/brown with dark spots all over the back.

active time: all over the day when the temp is good enough.

food: reptiles and rats.

distribution: first exposed in cedarwood grove near Bishara - north Lebanon in 1898.
in israel found in mount Hermon in 1967, after the war.
common in areas on height 1500m and up.

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Hi Rei,
Good image.
The DOF is bit shallow; don't know if that is a nit though...

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2007-06-01 13:09]

Hi Rei,

A nice capture with a nice low POV,the colors,exposure and focus are good,well done and tfs


great close up shot. the eye is amazing.

nice close up, greetings Ori

A very good capture with nice POV though the DOF is shallow in this case.


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