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African Darter

African Darter
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Copyright: Ben Broughton (Lourens) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 186 W: 0 N: 321] (1223)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-09-16
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300s, Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 AF APO DG OS HSM
Exposure: f/6.0, 1/800 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-10-06 0:51
Viewed: 255
Points: 8
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African Darter (Anhinga rufa}
Sexes are similar. Long,thin neck and straight dagger-like bill has given it the name of "Snakebird".
Habitat: Still and slow moving fresh water including swamps and marshes.
Food: Mainly fish, (speared with sharp bill) and frogs.

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Ben, I saw this species at Skukuza Lake Panic area in Kruger National Park. Well captured.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2019-10-07 4:01]


hallo Ben
very nice composition with good sharpness
thnaks gr lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2019-10-09 13:11]

Hi Ben,great timing to take this darter with the open wings,and the quality too is absolutely perfect,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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