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the devel you say


the devel you say
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Copyright: Kevin Kaul (Farmer) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 21 W: 0 N: 36] (359)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-06-21
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/11, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-06-25 21:13
Viewed: 2766
Points: 1
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This wonderful little fellow came very close to shore to see me . He was so close that I had to back up to get a good pic . Those red eyes are stunning . These are surprisingly small birds , but they have an amazing personality . It took me months of visiting our ponds to get them to come this close , but now they greet me every time I stop in . I didn't get this one to pose for me , though , a coot was being silly , and this guy gave it a glare .

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To Finland_in_Eton: Hi MishFarmer 1 07-01 09:11
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Lovely shot ... it's a grebe of some sort, isn't it? Colors are great, picture is well composed and I like the reflection captured and that red, red eye. However it isn't quite in focus which is a shame; perhaps because, as you say he was too close and you were having to move. On the whole, it is a nice photo, though. I can't get close enough to the grebes here to get a decent shot, they are very shy around people.

TFS, Mish

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