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Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)

Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)
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Copyright: Dan Bachmann (danbachmann) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 74 W: 19 N: 151] (571)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-06-23
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM, uv haze
Exposure: f/4, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-07-03 2:48
Viewed: 5057
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The migration of the Arctic tern is the longest migration ever recorded in any animal - about 71,000 kilometers round trip!

I was close to this one since it had the nest near the ground not far from a walking path.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-07-03 3:09]

Hello Dan,
Beautiful photo of this Arctic Tern. Great POV and timing. Good sharpness, details, natural colours and composition. Nice dark contrasting BG.

Hello Dan
fine capture of this landing Arctic Tern, the bird is very well focused and i like his wings position very much, lovely contrasting BG and great composition
Have a good night

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