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Seriema


Seriema
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Copyright: Enio Branco (Brutamonte) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 18 W: 0 N: 92] (1202)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-06-29
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC HX 100V
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-11-15 0:39
Viewed: 2305
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Portuguese]
There are two species of seriemas, the Red-legged Seriema, or Crested Cariama ( Cariama cristata) that is found from eastern Brazil, to central Argentina. It is bigger and nests on the ground or in bushes or trees up to 3 m (9.8 ft) above the ground. In the other hand, the Black-legged Seriema ( Chunga burmeisteri) is found in northwest Argentina and Paraguay. It nests in trees.
The two extant species of seriema are thought to be the closest living relatives of a group of gigantic (up to 10 ft or 3.0 m tall) carnivorous "terror birds", the phorusrhacids, which are known from fossils from South and North America.


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Hi Enio
this is an extremely nice presentation of an interesting looking bird in beautiful light, bg may be disturbing but that's life I guess
tfs
Tom

amazing strange bird, TFS Ori

Hello Enio
The PoV is very beautiful
good colour and sharpness of this amazing bird.
best wishes,
samiran

Adoro o detalhe da cor e nitidez

Ciao Francesco

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-11-18 14:45]

Hi Enio,magnificent capture of this interesting specie,perfect point of view and great details and colors,the pose is really special,loks like an actor movie,i like it!! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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