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A Shoebill Stork captured in Uganda. This large pre-historic looking bird is classed as a 'vulnerable' species.

Camera:Canon EOS 30D
Lens:Canon 100-400
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Shoebill
Username:forestrich forestrich
Uploaded:10 Jan 2010 - 7:00 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
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LeeFisher
LeeFisher e2 Member 559 forum postsLeeFisher vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2010 - 7:03 PM

wow, what a strange looking bird,
fish.

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Imagephotographics

Fabulous shot, great detail captured

Chris

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104030 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2010 - 7:22 PM

what a wonderful bird...well captured

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Rev2
Rev2  4222 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2010 - 7:42 PM

Amazing creature and great photo, I'm envious.

Dave J

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Adderwatcher
10 Jan 2010 - 8:12 PM

I love these birds, excellent detailed capture.
Scott

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bromley-smith
10 Jan 2010 - 10:05 PM

Stunning image.
Tony

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Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2010 - 10:17 PM

Magnificent detailed captured Richard - the exposure well controlled in what looks like very bright light - I wonder how much that bill weighs?? Ina

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2010 - 7:32 AM

Wonderful bird portrait - superb detail all over.
Johanna

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2010 - 9:12 AM

Fabulous shot - very good detail

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2010 - 10:33 AM

Like the details you have captured certainly an interesting looking bird.
Regards Richard.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2010 - 11:30 AM

Beautifully detailed shot.
Ronnie.

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Thushari
Thushari  5 Sri Lanka1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2010 - 11:44 AM

Great close up with nice details.

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porty2003
porty2003  1197 forum posts Scotland
11 Jan 2010 - 12:17 PM

Wow,more endearing than beautiful !!! Smile.Well captured shot

John

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2010 - 12:28 PM

Superbly detailed. Tip Top.

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Louise44
Louise44  8 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2010 - 6:03 PM

He looks quite handsome thanks to your shot!
Lou
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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2010 - 8:28 AM

Magnificent. Ron.

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Tosh4photos
17 Jan 2010 - 11:42 PM

great portrait, and I hope you go up

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