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Egretta garzetta

Egretta garzetta
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Copyright: Ahmet Karatash (rousettus) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2216 W: 73 N: 5657] (19818)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-21
Categories: Birds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of the Middle East -I- [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-05-21 15:12
Viewed: 4518
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Küçük Beyaz Balıkçıl [TR] or the Litte Egret [EN], Egretta garzetta is a small heron. Its habitus white with black legs and yellow feet. It may be confused with the Great Egret, Egretta alba (Casmerodius albus). E. alba is larger and has yellowish bill and black feet.
E. garzetta ranges widely in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. It is also common in Turkiye, various kinds of inland wetlands and sea shores.
It prefers shallow water for preying and often running for preys. It feeds on small animals, e.g. fishes, amphibians and insects.

See for additional information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Egret

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To gannu: thanksrousettus 1 05-23 21:13
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Çok ilginç bir kare yakalamışsın, kaşınmakta olan bir kuş. İlginç olmuş. Eline sağlık. Mustafa

Hi Doctor,
it is interesting composition and action.
well done.

  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2007-05-23 20:34]
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Hi Ahmet, This is nice classical action of this bird. You are lucky that you witnessed such a lovely action. TFS Ganesh

  • Great 
  • Ken52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 636 W: 93 N: 1243] (4195)
  • [2007-05-23 23:14]

Nice photo of this little egret. Exposure is outstanding. Focus is just a bit soft. Nice pose of your subject and great compsoition.

Great egret shot. Never seen one with so bushy head...Whites are good as well.

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