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Cattle Egret

Cattle Egret
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Copyright: Anil Purohit (purohit) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 16 W: 12 N: 82] (787)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-06-18
Categories: Birds
Camera: panasonic DMC FZ30
Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-09-09 9:38
Viewed: 3033
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This shot taken at Tal Chhapar Black-buck Sanctuary.
Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) is a widespread resident in India.

Identification: Length: 17 inches Wingspan: 37 inches. Sexes similar. Short, thick pointed bill either dull orange or yellow. White body plumage and legs dull orange. Tucks neck in close to body in flight and often at rest, rarely extending it. Often seen feeding in pastures or other open habitats away from water. Adult alternate: Only very briefly attains full alternate plumage. Deep red bill. Deep red legs. Buffy feathering around the head, neck and back. Immature: Black bill turns pale yellow by early fall. Dusky legs.

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Hola Anil

Una bonita garza, con esos colores en un fondo verde. bella composición, contrastes y nitidez perfectas.

Un saludo de Antonio

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  • bipin (2)
  • [2010-09-09 10:37]

Hello Anil
An excellent shot with beautiful coloration, great sharpness & fine details. Well done & TFS.

Hi Anil,
great capture of elegant bird in nice pose, fine details, fantastic colors and splendid sharpness, very well done,

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  • ankit (8)
  • [2010-09-09 10:48]

Hello Anil,
Wonderful capture with beautiful colors and excellent details.
Best regards

hello ANIL
fantastic color, great composition, POV and sharpness.
congratulations for the excellent photos
Hello Vanni

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