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Great Egret


Great Egret
Photo Information
Copyright: Juan Aguero (juanka) Silver Note Writer [C: 7 W: 0 N: 44] (193)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-11-14
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 20D, Canon 100-400mm IS USM
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-11-21 8:37
Viewed: 3310
Points: 8
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Physical Description:

Great egrets are less then 1 meter long from bill to tail, 1 meter tall, have a wingspan of 1.5 meters, and weigh about 912 to 1140 g. On average, males are larger than females. They are completely white with a long yellow bill and dark gray legs. During flight their neck is usually in an “S” shaped curve. They are very elegant birds with plumage resembling lace. (Gough, Sauer, and Iliff, 1998; Illinois Department of Natural Resources, 1998; Sheehey, 1998)

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Witaj Juan!
Wiem jak plochliwa jest czapla biała. Tym bardziej podziwiam twoje zdjecie. Ladnie uchwyciles jej poze na koncu galezi.
Pozdrawiam - Roma

Very good portrait, nice colours and background.
The bird is very sharp and composition is very nice.
Excellent work Juan.

Hi Juan

A stunning catch. You have done a super job with the exposure. Nice composition and the BG compliments the shot perfectly. :-)

Great pic.
Especially the pose is brilliant.
Sharpness composition POV DOF are all very good.
[points tomorrow]
TFS
Jeanmarie

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2006-11-23 18:33]

I love the pose on this great egret, Juan.
Very photogenic. : )
Such a cute pose with the beak on the feet.
And the way he is standing on that branch is quite interesting.
Good exposure on the whites, which is a challenge.
Great work and TFS. : )

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