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Striated Heron

Striated Heron
Photo Information
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: 2012-04-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 7D
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-08-22 3:00
Viewed: 2232
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Striated Heron (Butorides striata) recently discovered breeding in Nile Valley of Egypt.

B. s. atricapilla (Afzelius, 1804) - Africa S of Sahara, from Mauritania E to Somalia and S to South Africa, and islands in Gulf of Guinea; perhaps this race breeds in S Nile Valley in Egypt.

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Hi Emin!
This is a superb shot of this lovely Heron. Splendid colors on its body and you have skillfully captured the subtle details. Excellent contrast with the background, perfect sharpness and a beautiful effect created by shallow running water. Well done, thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

wow, fantstic razor sharp capture, bravo, TFS Ori

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2014-08-22 6:49]

Great color here, I like the moment. Congratulation.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-08-22 8:19]

Hello Emin,
Fantastic close photo of this Striated Heron in superb sharpness and details. Taken from the best POV. Beautiful natural colours with splendid colours in the water. Excellent timing.

Hi Emin-Excellent picture of this Heron.Nice colour with impressive details and sharpness.Good Work.Thanks for sharing.Regards-Srikumar

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-08-22 9:18]

HI Emin,magnificent capture of this heron ready to take something to eat,the position is very very nice,and the quality is a great spectacle,beautiful colorful reflections too.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Another great bird photo Emin! The sharpness is impressive! Fantastic colours too!

Great quality image here Emin, superb detail and sharpness, only one little nick-pick and that is you have chopped of the tail a midge, nevertheless a stunning picture indeed,

Best Regards,


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2014-08-23 4:19]

Hello Emin,
Very vivid pose of this Heron, all focussed on a probable catch.
Excellent sharpness and fine colors too. An very interesting posting!

Hello Emin,
Pin sharp photo with amazing clarity, outstanding focus and fantastic details. I like this excellent capture of a nice specie with such amazing shape and green colors....A wonderful composition.

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