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Copyright: Okan Bilge (Okan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 104 W: 57 N: 68] (518)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-04-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix 3800
Exposure: f/4.8, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Bird of Gediz Delta [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-05-02 2:58
Viewed: 4250
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Shelduck-Tadorna tadorna-Suna

Shelducks and ruddy shelducks (tadorna's)are are significantly bigger and more goose-like than other ducks. Shelducks are conspicuously black and white birds, the adults looking as if a big orange band has been wrapped around their chest. Juveniles lack this orange band and have a white face and throat and more brown and white plumage.The males can ,identified with its bigger size and the red buldge on the front.
Breeds on estuaries, gravel pits and fields. Winters on estuaries and sandy shores.
They are presenting all year in Gediz delta at max.600 individuals.
Digiscoped with leica apo-televid 77 x20. Cropped, USM, levels and S/H made on PS 8.0.

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This is a great post Okan.
An excellent,well composed photo of a very interesting duck.We have a Paradise Shellduck in NZ but its not as spectacular as this.Thanks for showing us this one.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-05-02 4:23]

Belle et intéressante composition photographique. Jolies couleurs et bonne netteté.
Well Done !

Very nice picture of this beautiful duck, Okan.
We have it here to, not so coommon.
Good details, nice colours and well composed.
Very well done.

New duck to me Okan. The Shelduck we have here looks very different to this. You have handled the whites very well. Nice work. Thanks

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  • alois Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 41 W: 0 N: 107] (1205)
  • [2005-05-02 6:43]

Charmingly beautiful shelduck, captured with a very good light and composition. Excellent job Okan. TFS !

very good composition and details.
well done.

Merhaba Okan Bey,
Çok güzel bir fotograf.Renkler ve kompozisyon harika.
Ellerinize sağlık!

Nice shot, it could have been good to OE alittle to get more details on it's face.
Well done.

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  • lestef Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 13 W: 0 N: 42] (493)
  • [2005-05-02 15:31]
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Très jolie photo prise à hauteur de l'animal.
Les couleurs sont bien restituées.

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  • nofer Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1190 W: 366 N: 811] (2307)
  • [2005-05-02 16:55]
  • [3]

Muito bom...!!! Cores, contraste, composição tudo ótimo!!

Sunayı bu kadar yakından fotoğraflanmış olarak ilk defa görüyorum.Netlik de güzel.Tebrikler..

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well done,

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  • Bircan (0)
  • [2005-12-27 3:30]


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