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European ground squirrel

European ground squirrel
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Copyright: Pierre Heimann (heimann2) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 430 W: 10 N: 494] (4536)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-03-30
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Sony Alpha DSLR A200, Sigma 170-500mm f/5-6.3 AF APO Ultra DG
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-03-30 9:37
Viewed: 3915
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Spermophilus citellus (Europäsiches Ziesel).
I had the opportunity to see about 10 of these fast little rodents on the hungarian buffalo Farm at Balatonmagyarod. They were running around in the warm spring sun quite near me.

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 893 W: 0 N: 507] (1853)
  • [2010-03-30 9:43]

Hello Pierre,

What a lovely camouflage has these squirrel.
Lovely moment for take, exactly before the opening
Very soft and good of color.
Excellent compostion, splendid photograph work, TFS.

Best regards,

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  • thor68 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 795 W: 138 N: 1319] (5674)
  • [2010-03-30 11:11]

what a cute furry friend! :-) nice capture, love the natrual surroundings and the texture of the fur.
well done & best wishes, thor.

Salut Pierre
Belle pose du de ce petit chien de prairie se chauffant au soleil et avec de bonnes couleurs justes et réelles.

Félicitations et bonne journée...JP

Hi Pierre

Thanks for showing me this species I did not know about. Good shot with good sharpness and good composition.


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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-03-31 12:51]

Hallo Pierre,
Schöner Foto von diesem Ziesel. POV und Aufbau ist groß. Farben sind klar und gut kontrastiert.Liebe Grüße Siggi

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