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I Love You Mommy !

I Love You Mommy !
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Copyright: Asbed Iskedjian (CeltickRanger) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3415 W: 71 N: 9937] (37400)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-08-08
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon Coolpix P60, NiKKOR 5X OPTICAL ZOOM VR
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/800 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-12 7:29
Viewed: 2323
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hello friends, Mommy and her young
Pied-billed Grebes, photo shot from
a foot bridge in a Nature Park.

From my summer 2009 archives, photos like
this ones I keep them for special occasion
postings like today of Mothers Day.

Nikon Coolpix P60
1/800s f/4.5, ISO200,
32mm (35mm eq:180mm).

- Pied-billed Grebe
- Grèbe à Bec Bigarré
- Podilymbus podiceps

from the All About Birds website

« A small diving bird with a chicken-lke bill
the Pied-billed Grebe is common on lakes and
ponds across North America. It is rarely seen
flying and prefers to sink out of sight when
danger threatens.

he downy chicks can leave the nest soon after
hatching, but they do not swim well at first
and do not spend much time in the water in
the first week. They sleep on the back of
a parent, held close beneath its wings.

By the age of four weeks, the young grebes
are spending day and night on the water.
For the first ten days their response to
danger is to climb onto a parent's back.
After that, when danger threatens,
they dive under water. »



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  • Great 
  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2013-05-12 7:54]

Hi Asbed
Lovely ducks family!
Great shot,lovely details and colors.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-05-12 9:43]

Hi Asbed,great idea to celebrate the mommy day,a nice pic from your archive taken very well,excellents details,colors and composition too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2013-05-12 10:19]

Hello Asbed,
I see you captured two fine looking Grebe while they were enjoying a quiet swim. Excellent focus resulting in some wonderful detail. Lovely colors and just the right exposure. Great work!!

Ciao Asbed, lovely composition with nice family, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Asbed
Beautiful scene and beautiful photo with good composition, wonderful colors and very good sharpness.

Hello Asbed,
Very good dedication.
Natural picture with true colour and habitat.
Thanks for sharing,
Kind regards,

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-05-13 0:16]

Mother's day special..beautiful position of the two and fine composition. tfs.

Hello Asbed,
A fantastic picture for this special day. A lovely scene to observe.

Hi Asbed,
beautiful and sweat shot. Amazing colours. Beautiful birds and environment.
Thanks for sharing,

Saludos Asbed, ciertamente ya llevaba un largo período fuera de Treknature.
Una bonita presentacion la que publicas de una especie que no tenemos por aquí.

J. Ignasi.

Grebes are a wonderful bird Asbed. I know they are shy and how you got this close is amazing. Love the action! TFS Trevor

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