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Taking off
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Copyright: didier garnier (ddg) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 867 W: 24 N: 1008] (5507)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-11-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 500D, Sigma APO 500 f'4.5
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/200 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-11-03 14:46
Viewed: 2894
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Nominate race palustris: Black cap and nape with a blue sheen visible at close quarters. The black 'bib' below the bill is rather small; the cheeks are white, turning dusky brown on the ear coverts. The upperparts, tail and wings are greyish-brown, with slightly paler fringes to the tertials. The underparts are off-white with a buff or brown tinge strongest on the flanks and undertail coverts. The bill is black and the legs dark grey. Juveniles are very similar to adults, but with a duller black cap and bib, more greyish upperparts and paler underparts; they moult into adult plumage by September. See Wikipedia. ISO 400.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-11-03 16:10]

Salut Didier,une nouvelle composition de grande grande classe,tres belle et tres interessante,je te remercie parce que tu as apporte' vraiment quelque chose de nouveau,sois en style,sois dans la maniere de capturer et montrer la nature.Mes plus gros compliments et belle journee',Luciano

Hello Didier
Interesting photos with excellent composition and nice colours.

Hello Didier,
Beautiful pictures of this lovely bird with action, great focus, very good sharpness, nice highlighted eye, beautiful natural colours and good composition, very well captured,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice weekend,
Best Regards,

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