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Namaqua Sandgrouse

Namaqua Sandgrouse
Photo Information
Copyright: Pierre Heimann (heimann2) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 430 W: 10 N: 494] (4536)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-18
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Alpha DSLR A450, Sigma 170-500mm f/5-6.3 AF APO Ultra DG
Exposure: f/11, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): CeltickRanger's favorite bird in-flight photos 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-02-19 12:20
Viewed: 4444
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Pterocles namaqua. Hundreds of these birds were flying around, landing and starting from a waterhole in the Namib Naukluft National park. The waterhole is situated in the Zebra pan of the park and a windwheel is pumping water in it.

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2011-02-19 12:35]

Hi Pierre
very nice shot with lovely deep blue sky


Hello Pierre,
Beasutiful action and excellent quality.

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-02-19 16:21]

Salut Pierre,quelle qualite' impressionante,une nettete' et des details de tres haut niveau..je voudrais faire une photo comme la tienne un jour..ehehe..mes compliments et bonne Dimanche,Luciano

hello Pierre

excellent in-flight shot of these birds superbly
focused with excellent sharpness and details
and with a beautiful light, TFS


great capture, they look like toys in the sky, TFS Ori

Bonjour Pierre,
Assez bonne restitution des différentes phases de vol des sujets dans une belle lumière.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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