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Red Knobbed Coot


Red Knobbed Coot
: Deon Serfontein (deons) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 0 N: 54] (581)
: Animals
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: 2013-06-27
: Birds
: Canon EOS 550D Digital, Canon 400 mm 5.6 L
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1000
More Photo Info: [view]
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: 2018-08-26 2:55
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[Note Guidelines]
The red-knobbed coot is largely black except for the white frontal shield. It is 38–45 cm (15–18 in) long, spans 75–85 cm (30–33 in) across the wings and weighs 585–1,085 g (1.290–2.392 lb).[3][4] As a swimming species, it has partial webbing on its long strong toes.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6175 W: 89 N: 15293] (64026)
  • [2018-08-28 3:58]

Hi Deon,just the white part close to the beak is overxposed but it's impossible to do different considering its black plumage to have a good pic,great sharpness and nice pose like a movie star...eehehe...have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

great portrait, TFS Ori

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