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Purple Swamphen

Purple Swamphen
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Copyright: Fatih Sam (fthsm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 172 W: 56 N: 512] (3689)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-12-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 30D
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-01-03 3:44
Viewed: 3495
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus

There are six or more subspecies of the Purple Swamphen, depending on the authority, which differ mainly in the plumage colours. The races are:

* P. p. porphyrio in Europe
* P. p. madagascariensis in Africa
* P. p. poliocephalus in tropical Asia
* P. p. melanotus in much of Australasia
* P. p. indicus in Indonesia
* P. p. pulverulentis in the Philippines.

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Hi Fatih.
Very good photo with perfect details,colors and clarity.Congratulations.
Friendly regards.Alin.

Wonderful capture this lovely Porphyrio porphyrio portrait!
Very sharp details and great colors.

  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-01-03 3:54]

Hello Fatih,
Another fantastic photo. This time the portrait of the Purple Swamphen in superb sharpness and details. Beautiful glittering eye. Great contrasting OOF BG and composition.

  • Great 
  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2010-01-03 6:47]

Hola Fatih: Que buen retrato de esta hermosa especie, buenos detalles...saludos.

nice portrait, TFS Ori

hello Fatih
Wauwh this is very good sharpness and nice pose
great details and beautiful red colours
greeting lou

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