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White-crowned Plover


White-crowned Plover
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著作權:Sujoy Bhawal (sujoybhawal) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 0 N: 406] (2181)
類別:Animals
媒體:彩色
拍攝日期:2012-02-24
分類:Birds
相機:Canon 7D
Exposure:f/7.1, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version:Original Version
提交日期:2013-05-20 5:40
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數數:8
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This is from Chobe National Park, Botswana.

The White-crowned Lapwing, White-headed Lapwing, White-headed Plover or White-crowned Plover (Vanellus albiceps) is a medium-sized wader. It is resident throughout tropical Africa, usually near large rivers.

This lapwing is unmistakable. Its wings and tail are strikingly patterned in black and white, the back is brown and the underparts white. The head is particularly striking, being mainly grey, but with a white crown and foreneck. The eyering, facial wattles and legs are yellow. Females, males and young birds are similar in plumage.

It is a wader which breeds on exposed sand or shingle near rivers. 2-3 eggs are laid in a ground scrape. The nest and young are defended noisily and aggressively against all intruders, up to and including the hippopotamus.

Food is mainly insects and other small invertebrates. This species often feeds in small flocks when not breeding.

Source: Wikipedia


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hallo Sujoy
great sharpness and good details
the colours and light are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

你好
照的很清晰
鳥很可愛 這種色彩頭一次見到 真得很美
還有的姿勢逗趣
構圖也美麗
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Ciao Sujoy, great capture of lovely bird in nice action, wonderful natural colors, fine details, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 206 W: 1 N: 496] (5374)
  • [2013-05-20 23:43]

Interesting bird! I like its color, this is the first time that I see this species. Thank you for sharing it and congratulation for the good picture! Saludos.

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