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CASPIAN GULL


CASPIAN GULL
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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5411] (29584)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-08-08
Categories: Birds
Camera: NIKON D810, Nikon 300mm f/4D IF-ED AF-S + 1,4TC II
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-04-16 3:04
Viewed: 132
Points: 10
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CASPIAN GULL

The Caspian gull (Larus cachinnans) is a large gull and a member of the herring and lesser black-backed gull complex. The scientific name is from Latin. Larus appears to have referred to a gull or other large seabird, and cachinnans means "laughing", from cachinnare, "to laugh".

The Caspian gull breeds around the Black and Caspian Seas, extending eastwards across Central Asia to north-west China. In Europe it has been spreading north and west and now breeds in Poland and eastern Germany. Some birds migrate south as far as the Red Sea and Persian Gulf while others disperse into Western Europe, in countries such as Sweden, Norway and Denmark or the Benelux and even North of France. Small numbers are now seen regularly in Britain, especially in South-east England, East Anglia and the Midlands.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6473 W: 89 N: 15608] (65291)
  • [2019-04-16 11:32]

Hi Marius,perfect pose and perfect quality,another top class pic from your memories of last summer,very well done! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 330 W: 12 N: 90] (9652)
  • [2019-04-16 18:03]

Got familiar with this bird during my visit to Western Australia and found it much fearless, a perfect eye contact shot as well exposed and composed.
TFS.

What a composition with that interesting perch, Marius!
The white balance is so very perfect all shades of colour merge seamlessly with it.
Great image!
Ram

Very Nice color and composition, Marius.

Regards,
Biswarup

Hello Marius,
Beautiful picture, mainly like tge way you managed background. Well focus and exposure on such white part. Recently, I've captured a Grey headed Gull, will post one day.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice weekend,
Srikumar

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