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Keel-billed toucan


Keel-billed toucan
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Copyright: Mario Olteanu (Mariol) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 15 N: 1654] (8221)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-12-27
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L IS USM+1.4X Canon
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-01-14 20:03
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Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
From my recent vacation in Mexico.

The keel-billed toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus), also known as sulfur-breasted toucan or rainbow-billed toucan, is a colorful Latin American member of the toucan family. It is the national bird of Belize.
Including its bill, the keel-billed toucan ranges in length from around 42 to 55 cm (17 to 22 in).[3] Their large and colorful bill averages around 1215 cm (4.75.9 in), about one-third of its length. It typically weighs about 380500 g (1318 oz).[4] While the bill seems large and cumbersome, it is in fact a spongy, hollow bone covered in keratin, a very light and hard protein.
(From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

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unbelivable bird, grrqt pic, TFS Ori

Hi Mario, Wow very impressive image indeed,

Best Regards,

Pauly.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6568 W: 89 N: 15655] (65469)
  • [2015-01-15 15:22]

Hi Mario,beautiful specie in a top quality pic,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • smitha Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 348 W: 73 N: 1165] (4409)
  • [2015-01-15 18:06]

Hello Mario,
Splendid capture of this beautiful bird.
Thanks for the share,
Smitha.

Hi Mario,
great capture, great work. Amazingly clear, sharp and well lighted details all over from the beak right down to the tail, delightfully fresh natural colours, perfect composition. A truly eye-catching image, extraordinary.
Thank you! With best regards,
Peter

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