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Magpie Geese

Magpie Geese
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Copyright: Ian Fegent (ifegent) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 13 W: 0 N: 55] (404)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-07-02
Categories: Birds
Camera: Pentax K1, Pentax DFA 2.8 70-200
Exposure: f/8, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-08-24 21:18
Viewed: 472
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The magpie goose (Anseranas semipalmata)is the only living member of the family Anseranatidae. It is a quite common waterbird that is found in northern Australia and southern New Guinea.
The males are bigger then the females and develop quite a lump on their heads. Feeding is done in water or on land.
This lot of them were at Keatings Lagoon just outside Cooktown in far north queensland.
The photo was taken on maximum zoom and then cropped so it isn't quite as sharp as I like.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2018-08-28 4:03]

Hi Ian,you caught in a great way this lucky meeting with a lot of magpie geese,full composition made in an excellent sharpness,useful post about this bird species.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hi Ian,

The vegetation is framing well the birds. The point of view is showing the details of the Magpie Geese. There is a good contrast between the colors of the picture. Have a nice dya.


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