Southern Giant Petrel
|Copyright: Emin Yogurtcuoglu (goldfinchtr)
|Date Taken: 2017-01-02|
|Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II|
|Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1600 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2017-05-27 9:37|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|As in their name, Southern Giant Petrels belong to wildest, scariest, one of the best fliers of the southern oceans. Here i like it a lot, how close they fly to surface of the sea like a bombardment jet. |
In Chilean waters, you can see many pelagic sea birds, including magellanic diving petrel but our many attemps to see this elusive bird failed... We got some other good birds though.
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An interesting bird captured with a nice POV but the light seems to be bit harsh as there is a dark shadow of the bird on the ocean surface. Its really interesting that a bird of this size almost skims the surface of the ocean like this.
Rare species here in TN, this 'Southern Giant Petrel', Emin. You doing great man!
- [2017-05-29 6:10]
What a compact looking bird with a large stout bill. It looks like a water plane coming in for a landing. Wonderful detail and an excellent action shot. Well done!!