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Dueling birds

Dueling birds
Photo Information
Copyright: Alan Kolnik (Alan_Kolnik) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 38 N: 343] (2616)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-12-05
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D610, Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S VR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-12-06 3:50
Viewed: 1101
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This pelican was quietly fishing on the Swan River when a Black Swan invaded its fishing territory. The result was a lot of dueling hissing and stabbing by the contestants.
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  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2017-12-06 4:29]

Hello Alan,
Nice action photo in beautiful natural colours.

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-12-06 4:35]

Hi Alan,this time not a friendly couple like tha family of your last post..ehehe..fantastic capture of this duel between pelican and black swan,the last a juvenile one i think watching its black beak. Great timing and fantastic sharpness despite the distance and the fast mouvement! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

great and unique capture, TFS Ori

Hi Alan,

A feud between the swans captured with a perfect timing. The mooed captured perfectly.

Warm Regards,

Ciao Ala, great capture of lovely couple in interestimg action, wonderful natural colors and, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend,ciao Silvio Berlusconi e

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