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Black Swan

Black Swan
Photo Information
Copyright: David McGill (Canish) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 29 W: 0 N: 33] (162)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-05-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 450D, Canon ef s 55-250 f/4.0-5.6 is
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-05-31 2:30
Viewed: 4218
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Black Swan Cygnus atratus
Family Anatidae

Arrived in New Zealand 1860 from Australia.
Large bird mostly black in colour some white feathers under the wings.
Spread through New Zealand largest populations usually near the coast.
Breeding in August to September in a nest of grasses and rushes which are made into a mound close to water and lined with down feathers.
They lay 4-7 Greeny White eggs.
This photo was slightly enhanced and sized in photoshop.

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lovely captured, nice bird

Hello David
a very nice capture of this black swan, lovely pose and great composition,
this elegant bird is well detailed, the green water is beautiful too
TFS Jacqueline

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