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Copyright: Jose Augusto L Hauer (zeca) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 373 W: 14 N: 539] (2887)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-02-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Cannon EOS Rebel XTi, Tamron 70-300mm f4-5.6 Di LD Macro, S&K Polarizer 55mm
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of Brazil, Birds in Brazil 2, BIRDS OF AMERICA, Nice Birds, Birds / Aves, Birds in Flight, Birds of South America [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-02-27 19:47
Viewed: 5459
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
(Sula leucogaster) Other brazilian commom names to this seabird are: alcatraz, mergulhăo, mumbebo, freira, piloto, piloto-pardo...
white-bellied booby is his name in english.
He uses to dive completely from medium altitude to catch little fishes.

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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2007-02-27 20:37]

Hola Primo! Que bella foto de esta "Gaviota" en pleno vuelo, al parecer se dirige hacia ti. El fondo el agua del mar luce exelente. Saludos Luis52.

Hello Jose , vey good comp. and photo TFS.

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  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 729 W: 98 N: 1707] (5458)
  • [2007-02-28 6:29]

Your composition is superb, Jose. I love the action capture that shows the wings so perfectly outstretched and all set against a BG that shows us its natural habitat

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-02-28 23:15]

Hello Jose

A very well composed shot of this booby.You have captured an excellent in flight pose with full wingspan.Lovely colours and wave movement make a nice artistic look to the photo.Well done TFS


Oi Zeca,
Interesante vista de esta ave, conj su vuelo rasante sobre el mar. Interesante nota.

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