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American Oystercatcher


American Oystercatcher
Photo Information
Copyright: PETER TAMAS (sirianul) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 509] (3544)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-10-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 1 D X, Canon 600mm f/4 II + Canon 2.x III conve
Exposure: f/11, 1/1600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-05 17:34
Viewed: 1576
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A large, boldly patterned bird, the American Oystercatcher is conspicuous along ocean shores and salt marshes. True to its name, it is specialized in feeding on bivalves (oysters, clams, and mussels) and uses its brightly colored bill to get at them.
Adult Description
•Large shorebird.
•Black head.
•Large red bill.
•Back brown.
•Underside white.
•Stout legs, dull pink.
•Bold white stripe in wings and white rump visible in flight.


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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2013-10-06 10:37]

Dear Peter
very nice low pov and great compo. perfect light too
tfs
Tom

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-06 15:34]

Hi Peter,magnificent capture of this interesting specie whit the usual spectacular quality of details and colors,i like it!Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

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