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Grey lourie


Grey lourie
Photo Information
Copyright: Karl Daniels (webphoto) Silver Note Writer [C: 9 W: 7 N: 56] (359)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-01-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: Kodak EasyShare Z740
Exposure: f/3.6, 1/750 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-01-13 22:20
Viewed: 4656
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Grey Go-away-bird (Corythaixoides concolor), also known as Grey Lourie, Grey Loerie or Kwvol, is a Southern African bird of uniform grey colour, black beak and strikingly pink gape. It is widespread in savanna woodland, a clumsy flier though extremely agile in clambering through tree crowns. It has a distinctive loud alarm call ("quare", rhyming with "square") fancifully sounding like "Go-away". The crest is raised when excited.

Its diet is mainly fruit, like wild figs, berries, flowers and buds, leaves, termites and snails. Its habitat is dry open savanna woodlands, farms, parks, and suburban gardens, often near water.

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Hi karl,
nice POV,saturation and exposure,TFS
Rishabh

Hello Karl,
My only nit is the tail; it is cut off through the frame. Otherwise veru -y good tones, sharpness,..
TFS
Annick

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