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Squacco
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Copyright: Erwin Kruger (somjit) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 21 W: 0 N: 46] (295)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-06-27
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 350D (Digital Rebel XT), Canon 100-400L 4.5-5.6 IS USM, ISO 200, U V Filter
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-11-08 2:31
Viewed: 4385
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Squacco heron [ Ardeolo ralloides ] found in southern sections of Europe, Madagascar, West Asia and South Africa.They are an uncommon bird and seem to follow rainfall. Usually found near inland water which is has dense surrounding vegetation. They are a shy species but sometimes roost with other birds. Feed mainly on insects as their main diet but are known to catch small birds, fish and frogs.


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2008-11-08 6:25]

Hello Erwin,
Very beautiful photo of this Squacco Heron. Beautiful light, colours and sharp details. Excellent POV. Good composition in its natural environment.
Regards,
Peter

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