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Strange bird with like a weird yellow mask around its face.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:29 Jan 2013 - 11:07 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/4000sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Yellow-wattled Lapwing
Username:pdunstan_Greymoon pdunstan_Greymoon
Uploaded:6 Mar 2013 - 6:43 AM
Tags:Birds, Landscape / travel, Lapwing, Portraits / people, Sri lanka, Wildlife / nature
Votes:40

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bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 6:57 AM

Very nicely taken

Bob

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 6:59 AM

Well named species

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Mar 2013 - 8:16 AM

A cracking capture--superb detail
Steve

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alansnap
alansnap e2 Member 10528 forum postsalansnap vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 9:00 AM

Very nice indeed. I must put up one of my shots of its cousin the red wattled lapwing. It's when they fly that you see the relationship with our bird.
Alan

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 9:35 AM

Super detail in this super image! - I like it a lot!!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
6 Mar 2013 - 9:40 AM

What an amazing and weird looking bird you have here Smile Excellent capture !!

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
6 Mar 2013 - 10:05 AM

Superb light, excellent detail, an amazing capture
Effrossini

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 11:22 AM

Captured the face marking well in what looks to be fairly harsh lighting
Regards Richard

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 1:14 PM

A wonderful shot of this unusual bird.

Ray

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 4:16 PM

A strange looking bird, a great image,

Ali

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 4:29 PM

Wonderful bird. Never seen one before.
Ron

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maggietear
6 Mar 2013 - 5:06 PM

Superb image with great feather detail, espcecially as the light was quite strongI've never seen one of these before.
Maggie

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 5:55 PM

Cracking shot looks like our Lapwing apart from the wattle

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2013 - 5:35 PM

Great shot - super detailSmile

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2013 - 7:44 AM

What an astounding beak!
Well spotted and taken.
And congrats on finding all the IDs I was not that savvy.

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