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Hoopoe


Hoopoe
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Copyright: John Rushen (JRushen) (58)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-04-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 100D, Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-04-09 10:43
Viewed: 906
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Taken in a dappled area in Lagos, Portugal.
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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2737 W: 280 N: 4916] (19853)
  • [2017-04-09 18:56]

Hello John,
What an attractive shot of this Hoopoe foraging in its natural habitat. Your focus is sharp giving us a great look at its unique body features and lovely plumage. Their long curved beak and elongated head crest have always reminded of the working end of a mattock.
I saw my first and only Hoopoe last year while visiting Israel. It was a thrill that I will never forget it.
Ron

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6125 W: 89 N: 15241] (63788)
  • [2017-04-12 14:05]

Hi John,an excellent capture of this beautiful upupa,i like a lot the natural composition and the great sharpness on the bird despite the distance and the difficult light. Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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