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Albatross


Albatross
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Copyright: Tsilla Nahari (tnahari) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1381 W: 259 N: 4365] (26007)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-12-07
Categories: Nature
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Final Version, Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2011-03-12 1:31
Viewed: 2493
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Albatrosses, members of the family Diomedeidae, represent a small group of large tube-nosed petrels, with 21 recognised species. They include the largest seabirds, with wingspans measuring over 3 m and have powerful beaks for capturing prey at the sea surface.

They are adapted for foraging for long periods over the open ocean and are estimated to spend over 80% of their lives at sea, where they are capable of travelling long distances at high speed, reaching burst velocities of 130-140 km/h. They can cover up to 1800 km in a day during migration. Some albatrosses range widely over pelagic ocean, while others forage for food comparatively close to land over areas of continental shelf. Albatross are primarily surface feeders, with some shallow plunging. Their diet is known to include squid, krill, and fish, with some crustaceans and salps, although the diet of most species has been poorly researched.

http://www.treasuresofthesea.org.nz/albatrosses

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Hi Tsilla,

This is a wonderful image, an improvement on your other one I think. This has lovely sharp natural detail of the bird's plumage and the water in the foreground. Did you do any PP work on this one?

Regards

Joy

Wonderful Tsilla. Soft and natural and beautiful. So much better than yesterday. So pretty in the way it was created without the extra sharpening. :-) Love it. TFS, Lori

Much better Tsilla , i wanted to check this new posting of the bird , agreeably surprised this time , same nice features of grey and white feathers , the water looks a lot more natural , the albatross as well , great note too ,thanks my friend,
Carol

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