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White-eyed Gull

White-eyed Gull
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Copyright: Emin Yogurtcuoglu (goldfinchtr) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 177 W: 22 N: 502] (2603)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-04-25
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 7D
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-06-22 20:54
Viewed: 1933
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The White-eyed Gull(Larus leucophthalmus) sits on a rope of a yacht. BG is Red Sea. Current IUCN Red List category is Near Threatened :(

WEG breeds colonially on inshore islands and islets in the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, in Egypt (2,500 pairs), mainly on islands at the mouth of the Gulf of Suez, Sudan (300-1,000 pairs), Eritrea (1,400 adults in the Dahlak Archipelago in 1962), Djibouti (600-700 pairs), Saudi Arabia (more than 1,500 pairs), Yemen (at least 3,900 pairs) and Somalia (1,200-2,200 pairs), with wintering birds dispersing throughout the breeding range.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2014-06-23 0:46]

Hello Emir
such a beautiful colour and the view is painting like.
Nice details and lighting.
The bird is so unique and pretty feathers.


Hello Emir
照的很漂亮 很美麗的鳥 也很清晰
構圖也很美麗 真是好看

Hats off to you....great capture..TFS

Ciao Emin, lovely gull in nice pose on beautiful sky, wonderful colors, excellent clarity and splendid Light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Bonsoir Emin,
C'est avant tout une tr鋊 belle lumi鋨e faisant resplendir de splendides couleurs.
A bient矌 sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-06-24 10:21]

Hi Emin,
Excellent shot of a beautiful seagull.
Amazing colors and perfect details.
Regards Jiri.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-06-28 15:39]

HI Emin,i been in Safaga 19 years ago and it's nice to see a pic come from there,a great memory to me and a beautiful gull caught in a colorful and original composition made with the usual top quality.Very well done! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

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