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Calidris canutus


Calidris canutus
Photo Information
Copyright: Jacek Pedzisz (jackart) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 79 W: 17 N: 187] (1965)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-09-09
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 40D, Canon EF 300mm f/4 USM L + TC 1,4x
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/1000 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-12-09 11:48
Viewed: 2481
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Red Knot (Calidris canutus) (just Knot in Europe), is a medium sized shorebird which

breeds in tundra and the Arctic Cordillera in the far north of Canada, Europe, and

Russia. It is a large member of the Calidris sandpipers, six subspecies are recognised.

Their diet varies according to season; arthropods and larvae are the preferred food items

at the breeding grounds, while various hard-shelled molluscs are consumed at other

feeding sites at other times.

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To maaciejka: Cześć Maćku!jackart 1 12-09 12:47
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Czesc Jacek,
dawno nie bylo Ciebie. Fajnie, ze wracasz. Super glebia - taka idealna. Bardzo ladny punkt widzenia.
Maciek

Ciao Jacek.
Splendido esemplare di Piovanello,fotografato con un’eccellente nitidezza ed ottimi dettagli,belli i colori naturali,ottima composizione bravo.
Ciao Marco.
Grazie della condivisione.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-12-09 12:40]

Hello Jacek,
This photo is a real beauty, taken from a perfect low POV in splendid light, colours and fantastic sharpness and details. Excellent DOF and composition. High quality!
Regards,
Peter

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2012-12-09 12:49]

Excellent shot!
Thanks for sharing!

Hello Jacek
Wonderful capture of this species.Great low POV,wonderful natural colours and impressive sharpness.Congrats!
Thank You.
Have a good day!
Best regards
J.Diogo

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2012-12-10 4:57]

Hi,
Fine viewpoint and lighting for this lovely bird wading in the waters. tfs.
nagraj.v

Hello Jacek,
Excellent capture with great sharp details.Beautiful light and well-exposed snap.
Regards_Joy

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-12-15 15:28]

Hi Jacek,a beautiful choice of point of view to create this original and particular perspective,warm light and colors,great plumage details,i like it! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

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