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Black Bellied Sandgrouse
stefano t63

Black Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles Orientalis)

Back to the forum after a while (I am very lazy...). The picture was taken in Aragon on the end of July, I had an exciting day with dozens of BB and PT Sandgrouse coming to drink at a pool. Really special birds.
Dry steppes
Aragon, Spain
Date taken
July 2013
Scientific name
Pterocles Orientalis
Equipment used
500 mm lens + TC 2X, Canon
A super close-up of this magnificent bird. Lucky you, Stefano ! Expansive for the hide ?
WoW!!!! Awesome capture of this beauty in its habitat!!! The detail, colors and angle...just great!!!! Fantastic Stefano!!!!
Cracking capture Stef...A real beautiful image my friend. Its good to see you posting on BF again.
Wow i thought you came to the region around the college where i work, but then i remembered ours are the chestnut bellied ones, lol.

Super angle for the marvelous shot.
Opus Editor
Cracker of a comeback post, Stefano ... great sharing ... thnx for being back as well ..

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