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Snake Killer


Snake Killer
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Copyright: Eleu Tabares (eldancer1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1374 W: 0 N: 4385] (23784)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-12-05
Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Portrait
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-01-08 7:33
Viewed: 626
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Greater Roadrunner, taxonomically classified as Geococcyx californianus, meaning "Californian Earth-cuckoo," is a long-legged bird in the cuckoo family, Cuculidae. Along with the Lesser Roadrunner, it is one of two species in the roadrunner genus Geococcyx. This roadrunner is also known as the chaparral cock, ground cuckoo, and snake killer. (From Wikipedia)

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  • rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 736 W: 13 N: 634] (21244)
  • [2014-01-08 9:48]

I did not think that such a small and inconspicuous bird can beat the snake, very nice presentation, classic composition
regards Ryszard

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  • lavan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 710 W: 2 N: 153] (4208)
  • [2014-01-09 1:07]

Nice shot of the bird at the ground level
good details and a nice pov
well done

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