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Circus aeruginosus 2

Circus aeruginosus 2
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Copyright: Christodoulos Makris (chrimakris) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1744 W: 79 N: 5425] (26007)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-03-25
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/7.1
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-01-20 6:04
Viewed: 2876
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Circus aeruginosus (Linnaeus, 1758).
Western Marsh-harrier

Circus aeruginosus is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae.
Adults have a wingspan of 115 to 130 cm. The male has a reddish-brown, grey, white and black coloration. The female is dark brown with lighter yellowish coloration on crown, nape and throat.
It has a wide breeding range from Europe and northwestern Africa to Central Asia. It is a migratory bird wintering in milder regions of southern and western Europe, and in some regions of Africa and southern Asia.

In Cyprus Circus aeruginosus is a common passage migrant and a regular winter visitor.

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hallo Christodoulos
super good sharpness and very good details
i like this bird with the beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2014-01-20 7:04]

Lovely image of this marsh-harrier, like its gaze and pose...fine earthly colors and details. tfs.

hallo Christodoulos
照的清晰 很漂亮的老鷹
眼睛真是犀利 英姿煥發 很漂亮
顏色華麗 站立的姿勢很特別
光線亮麗 羽毛光澤明亮
構圖美麗 背景深遂

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-01-20 7:26]

Hello Christodoulos,
Great photo of this bird of prey. Fantastic impressive pose with the intense eye contact. Perfect low POV in excellent sharpness, details and beautiful colours.

Hello Mr.Christodoulos,
Majestic pose!Looks like Ruler of this territory.
Excellent sharp picture with nice colour and details on plumage.Details on foreground is also attractive.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

Hello Christodoulos

Great photo of this bird of prey in its expressive pose, in a
beautiful light, great focus, sharpness, details, and contrast, TFS


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-01-20 15:04]

Hi Chris,majestic pose,it seems very proud to have a photographer as you in front..ehehe...spectacular capture despite the difficult location but very friendly light,very very well done! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Christodoulos
A superb shot.
Fantastic natural ambiance,
Superb sharpness and colour.
Best wishes,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-01-21 7:02]

Hi Christodoulos,
A marvellous capture of this bird of pray. Amazing colors
and fantastic sharpness details.
Regards Jiri.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2014-01-21 7:57]

Hello Christodoulos,
This bird of prey has a very majestic attitude. Amazing clear and vivid eye which you caught with perfect sharpness. Fine natural surroundings too. Well done as usual.
Take care and thanks again!

Ciao Christodoulos. Impressive details against the graphic environment.


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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2014-01-22 6:05]

Hello Christodoulos
such a splendid iamage. Exciting details and exciting composition on the grass.
Well presented shot.


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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2014-01-22 9:34]

Giasou Christodoulos,
A nice capture of this beautiful Western Marsh-harrier ..
Very nice photo of this harrier in excellent sharpness, details and beautiful natural colours.
Best wishes,

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  • waylim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 296 W: 8 N: 489] (1765)
  • [2014-01-22 18:23]

Hi Chris,

Beautiful photo with such great details, especially on the eye. The light is strong but you managed it very well to bring out such wonderful colors and not overly contrast or exposed.

My complements.


Hallo Christodoulos
Excellent details captured on the plumage. The eye is impressive and has magnetism to it. Great composition and point of view. I like the warm and inviting colours in the whole image. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Hello Christodoulos
Here is a wonderful picture of this raptor!
a very high quality.
thank you for your work

just majestic, TFS Ori

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