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Carnaby Black Cockatoo

Carnaby Black Cockatoo
Photo Information
Copyright: Odile Young (OPYphoto) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 4 N: 117] (714)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-04-06
Categories: Birds
Camera: canon 600D, Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 AF APO DG OS HSM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/350 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-04-19 21:55
Viewed: 1715
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Carnaby Black Cockatoo is one of three Black Cockatoo species native from the SW of Western Australia. The Carnaby is the most widely known, an endangered species of large, white-tailed black cockatoos. This photo shows a male, with its red eye ring and black bill.
They breed in native tree hollows in the wheatbelt to the east of Perth and move back to the Swan Coastal Plain and Perth in summer, feeding on introduced pine cones and the few native banksias and marris left on the highly urbanised plain. They are magnificent birds, if slightly noisy and somewhat dangerous when they drop cones and gumnuts on unsuspecting pedestrians. A privilege to see them on my block.

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Very interesting species of Cockatoo, Odile.
Nice details and colours on the bird.
A twig came in the way to blur a portion of the picture, though.

Bonjour Odile,
Agréable publication valorisant relativement bien le sujet dans une belle lumière et sous une bonne profondeur de champ.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-04-20 15:43]

Hi Odile,beautiful capture of this very curious cockatoo,it turn the head in the right moment and way for an excellent pose,very good sharpness and colors too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello, Odile !!! Great capture of this beautiful black cockatoo !!!I have not criticized some of yours work. But, I must say that I always remember you and remember your work. To you, in particular, I remember you because you will always be the Australian woman who gave me a great lesson in why TrekNature works with the limitations that works. You have made me see that such limitations were a reason, it was a smart way to evaluate our work through a thoughtful and careful selection. I understand, and since that day I have done understand others. I repeated your words again and again. Thanks, Odile, because my 54 years you taught me to never stop learning. TrekNature has changed for me on a path of improvement, hard and slow but beautiful in itself.

Another reason I remind you is the great personality you transmit your images, which almost always seem to be tinged with a reddish light, like your works could not fail to reflect the red soil of your beloved Australia, my beloved Australia too. (Is there any professional or amateur naturalist who does not love your untamed country?).

PS: If true, I am a passionate Argentine like everyone else, and a second point, you can post a picture of yourself in your profile? The same spirit of TrekNature, that of being a band of brothers, somehow, need to know our eyes.

Hernán Bortondello

fine pic of this great bird looking at you!
well done

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2015-04-27 8:13]

Hola Odile; excelente especie y mejor foto...saludos.

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