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Black-necked Stilt

Black-necked Stilt
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Copyright: Alan Kolnik (Alan_Kolnik) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 38 N: 343] (2616)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-06-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D610, Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM+1.4xTC
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/1600 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-06-25 5:47
Viewed: 708
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Himantopus mexicanus

L 36 cm/Wingspan 74 cm

Stilts eat mainly tiny invertebrates. Stilts often serve as sentinel species for other shorebirds, alerting them to intruders with noisy call,

Field guide to Birds of North America

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Ciao Alan, gteat capture of lovely bird, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2018-06-25 12:07]

Hi Alan,a vry rare guest of TN gallery,i never seen before this curious species,very good capture,just a pity for the DOF on the grass,so the bird is just a bit blurred,but no problems. Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
  • [2018-06-30 22:11]

Hi Alan
Excellent picture with good dof, sharpness and exposure.
These birds are called "monjitas" (little nuns) in Mexico.


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