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Carunculated Caracara

Carunculated Caracara
Informação sobre a Foto
Direitos de Autor: PETER TAMAS (sirianul) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 508] (3542)
Género: Animals
Meio: Cor
Data da Foto: 2013-11-25
Categorias: Birds
Câmara: Canon 1 D X, Canon 600mm f/4 II + Canon 1.4 III conve
Exposição: f/8, 1/500 segundos
More Photo Info: [view]
Versão da Foto: Versão Original
Data de Submissão: 2014-08-10 3:48
Visto: 1997
Pontos: 4
[Notas - Normas] Nota do Artista
From my trip to Ecuador.

The Carunculated Caracara is the most northerly member of the Mountain Caracara superspecies. Members of this group of species are distributed from Colombia south along the Andes to Patagonia and the Falkland Islands, but the Carunculated Caracara is found only in the high Andean paramo of Ecuador and southern Colombia. It is the only caracara at these elevations and easily is identified by its predominantly black plumage and foraging behavior. It occurs in family groups of up to eight which roam the paramo searching for almost anything edible, including worms, maggots, rodents, birds, lizards, and even vegetable matter. Despite the catholic diet, there is considerable local variation, and the consumption of certain food items can change drastically even from one mountain to another.

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Hi Peter,
A nice photo with such great clarity and detail. The central composition is slightly bothering but the subject and its pose make up for it. I like it that you didn't add much contrast and kept it overall soft.

I see you have posted over 400 photos but never wrote a critique. Part of the experience of TN is to write critique so that you can learn from others and others can learn from you. Just 'dumping' photos on this site is not appreciated.


This is a very good picture,Peter.Excellent quality.Like it.Regards-Sri

nice caracara portrait, TFS Ori

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