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lunch time

lunch time
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Copyright: Michel Detay (M_Detay) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 21 W: 0 N: 160] (832)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-01-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: D3S, Nikkor 500mm f4 VR
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1000 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-03-18 1:13
Viewed: 3836
Points: 10
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Lunch time for the Reed Cormorant

The Reed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus, also known as the Long-tailed Cormorant, is a bird in the cormorant family Phalacrocoracidae. It breeds in much of Africa south of the Sahara, and Madagascar. It is resident but undertakes some seasonal movements.

Original in RAW format.
Picture taken in the “Parc des oiseaux du Djoudj” in Senegal.

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2010-03-18 1:55]

Hello Michel
Excellent capture in great moment.
Well done

Hi Michel,
a great action shot. Very sharp and good colours. seems as he has caught a perch?

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2010-03-18 6:06]

Great timing, Michel!
What a huge fish the cormorant has speared with his beak.
I wonder how he is going to get it down his throat!
Good sharpness and excellent POV.
TFS. : )

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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2010-03-18 10:38]

Hi Michel,
A very interesting picture.
Superb colors and details. Excellent capture it.
Have a great day,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-03-18 11:31]

Hello Michel,
What a great moment. Perfect timing. Excellent sharpness, details and clear colours. Good POV and DOF.

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