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Black-crowned Night-Heron

Black-crowned Night-Heron
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Copyright: Jean Frederic Lacombe (digifred) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 12] (46)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-06-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 350D / Digital Rebel XT, Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 II APO Macro Super
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-06-30 1:39
Viewed: 2998
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Length: 60-70 cm. Adults: Forehead white, crown and back black with a greenish or bluish gloss. Two, three or four long narrow white plumes on hindneck. Sides of head, neck and underparts white with grayish wash; rest of plumage gray. Bill black, legs and feet yellow, eyes ruby-red. Immatures: Very different. Upperparts mainly light brown, spotted and streaked with white. Underparts whitish, streaked with grayish brown. Outer flight feathers usually lightly tinged with rust. Tarsus about equal to middle toe and claw.

Source: http://museum.gov.ns.ca

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Fantastic point of view, Jean Frederic. Very strong visual impact. Very dynamic image. Sharp details and excellent composition. Well done! Thank you for sharing, and a warm welcome to TN. : )

Bonjour Jean Frederic,

Beau travail! La composition de la photo est bien vue. Le contraste et les couleurs sont bien appréhendés.
Merci pour le partage, cordialement.

Beautiful work! The composition of the photograph is well seen. Contrast and the colors are well apprehended.
TFS, cordially,


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  • ddg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 867 W: 24 N: 1008] (5507)
  • [2005-06-30 5:46]

Hello Jean Frederic, super macro du bihoreau dans une jolie position, belles teintes trés douces et bon piqué. Félicitations Didier.

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