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Yellow billed Stork


Yellow billed Stork
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Copyright: Monica Wiegert (magiqa) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 135 W: 0 N: 67] (718)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-02-16
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/4.9, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-03-04 16:56
Viewed: 4645
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
One of the many different storks I saw down in the large Ngorongoro Crater, where lots of wild animals live.
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To loot: Thanks a lot for correcting me!magiqa 1 03-07 17:03
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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
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Hi Monica
May I just point to you that this is a Yellow-billed stork - Mycteria ibis. You can view some other photos of it here or here. The Marabou stork - Leptoptilos crumeniferos is quite an ugly bugger and can be viewed here or here. Hope that could help you somewhat.
As for your photo: Maybe the bird is a little far away, but it shows it in typical habitat and that is good. The composition is nice while it shows the bird doing what it is doing most of the day, n.l. wading for food. The colours are fine and the exposure is well balanced.
Good work and TFS.
Regards
Loot

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