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Osprey


Osprey
Photo Information
Copyright: Julie Wyatt (j_wyatt) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 142 W: 40 N: 211] (1235)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-06-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 350D, 75-300mm f4-5.6
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of the World, BIRDS OF AMERICA, Birds in Flight 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-06-08 22:15
Viewed: 4348
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Yet another Osprey picture. I know of at least 8 nests in the Gorge this year.

Scientific name: Pandion haliaetus
Size: 21-24 1/2 in. long; wingspread 54-72 in
One of the most widely distributed birds in the world.
They do not breed until they are 3 years old.
Weight Males 2 lbs. 10 oz. to 3 lbs. 8 1/2 oz.;
Weight Females 2 lbs. 12 oz. to 4 lbs. 3 3/4 oz.
Flight Speed: 20 - 80 m.p.h.

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To des-irvine: I live along the Columbia Riverj_wyatt 1 06-09 09:54
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I love this shot very much Julie.
It is a great composition and the colors and details are excellent.
The BG is superb and the POV is excellent.
tfs!!!!!
Regards
JC

Well done, Julie. Good information. Nice clarity on the subject and blurring of the background. The detail at the distance from which you're shooting is excellent.

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  • ewiczek Gold Star Critiquer [C: 224 W: 0 N: 0] (815)
  • [2006-06-08 23:17]

very nice shot;-)

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  • zeca Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 373 W: 14 N: 539] (2887)
  • [2006-06-09 1:21]

Hi Julie!
Wonderful capture, showing great sharp details and colours! Well done!
Regards,
Zeca

Hi Julie,
nice inflight shot.
Good colors and BG.
Andrea

Excellent shot of this flying bird ! Details, colors and composition are excellent, and the BG is fantastic. Very well done !
Valérie.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2006-06-09 4:14]

Wow ! What a wonderful and interesting action shot that you have well done ! Composition, colors, exposure, DOF and sharpness are good. Congratulations Julie and thanks for sharing.

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  • Glint Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 36 W: 0 N: 51] (315)
  • [2006-06-09 5:28]

Hello Julie,
such a clear shot and I love the background colour.
well done

Great work on a diffifcult subject! Nice POV and framing with the leading space in front of the osprey. I wish they were as plentiful here.

I really love the background in this image and the spread of the birds wings is awesome.
Regards,
KellEy

Grand image of this elegant bird with superb DOF, Julie.
TFS.

Wow now that's a great shot, I love the intense look in it's eye. I see you got this one around multnomah falls, one of the many nest sites. I like the room in front of him and the blurred forest behind, excellent job, your best yet I think!

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