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Sula nebouxii excisa

Sula nebouxii excisa
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Copyright: Alptekin Kutlu (alois) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 41 W: 0 N: 107] (1205)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-06
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon F5, Nikkor 70-200mm f:2.8 D VR, Fuji Velvia 50
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of Ecuador, Eliz strange, exotic or little known species - 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-04-11 13:36
Viewed: 6255
Favorites: 2 [view]
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Blue footed boobies feed almost exclusively on fish which they can catch through plunge diving. The young take some 102 days to pledge and start breeding after three to four years.
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  • IdoTT Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 210 W: 19 N: 86] (482)
  • [2005-04-11 14:46]

Great catch Alptekin!!
Have you tried to change the colors of the picture to B&W and only the legs will be blue?
The pos of the bird are excellent!


  • Great 
  • Ina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 111 W: 6 N: 101] (767)
  • [2005-04-11 16:59]
  • [2]

This is just great... I love these blue-footet birds... The composition with brown and white agains the blue is very special... TFS... Ina...

  • Great 
  • Toni Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 403 W: 2 N: 316] (2034)
  • [2005-04-11 17:25]

He's eating his head ! Murder ! Murder ! Great capture. Like how the blue stands out. So weird. Pity you cut the tip of his tail off.

  • Great 
  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2005-04-11 22:54]

Félicitations pour cette belle prise nature. Les couleurs et l'action sont parfaits.

Merci pour l'envoi.

  • Great 
  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2005-04-12 2:30]

What a fantastic nature shot, Alptekin! I have never seen a blue-footed booby, leave alone watched one feed its young. Great point of view. Well-done. : )

Wow, this is beautifull.. I have never seen anything like this. I would love to know more about this birds, maybe in your note ??

great moment you got here, feeding the baby.

Well done

Teşekkür, efendi Kutlu ! Great animals, wish I was lucky enough to spot such intriguing birds one day ! Great scene, very unusual, good documentary subject !

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  • capaci Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 139 W: 55 N: 150] (1300)
  • [2005-04-13 5:59]
  • [2]

olmaz ki böyle de her şeyiyle harika fotoğraf çekilmez, çekilse de gönderip nutkumuz tuttrulmaz ki ;)
atacak çamurumun olmadığı nadide fotoğraflardan biri.
içtenlikle kutlarım.

Super shot
colors are excellent
and very good lighting.
Well done

Excellent! CarOze

amazing capture, TFS Ori

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