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Tigrisoma mexicanum

Tigrisoma mexicanum
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Copyright: Pedro Montes (periko) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-05-25
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-05-29 14:50
Viewed: 1237
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Juvenile tiger heron, partially hidden between mangrove branches.
This is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, found from Mexico to northwestern Colombia, living in river and lake banks, mangrove swamp and temporary lagoons.
It wait often motionless for suitable prey such as fish, frogs or crabs to come within reach of its long bill.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-05-29 15:59]

Hi Pedro,not easy to find in this age,a very useful post with a perfect DOF for the best sharpness on the bird,great shot despite the difficult location. Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Pedro, great capture of lovely bird, perfetto focus on beautiful eye, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2017-05-31 18:44]

Hello Pedro,
Even though it is partially hidden we can still get a good look at its facial features and well camouflaged plumage. A beautiful bird indeed which has been captured nicely by your lens.

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