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Great crested grebe in lake Kerkini


Great crested grebe in lake Kerkini
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Copyright: Theologos Tats (thiv56) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 47 W: 28 N: 88] (599)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-04
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon PowerShot A700
Exposure: f/4.8, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-07-14 1:27
Viewed: 2989
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Podiceps cristatus. Breed on fresh water, sometimes in colonies. In winter also in estuaries and coastal waters.
Here, in lake Kerkini's northern shore. (The lake was formed in 1932, when a dam was built on Strymon river. It is the wildlife-richest habitat in Greece and one of the ten water-reserves protected by Ramsar Treaty.)
Photo processed in Photoshop and Neat Image.

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Hi Theologos,
A nice subject to capture. But the details are not great but composition good. TFS.

Hi Theologos,
Maybe the most beautiful member of the grebe family... The picture lacks some quality, maybe due to excesive postprocesing trying to increase sharpness┐?... But I know how difficult is to get pictures of these elusive birds! Marta

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