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Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata)

Kakamega, Kenya

A massive and very impressive Turaco which keeps to the canopy of tall forest trees. In Kakamega they are difficult to see but often show well just before dusk -not the best time for photography!

Canon EOS 7D
1/60s f/5.6 at 700.0mm iso1600 full exif

other sizes: small medium large original auto
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal20-Sep-2011 14:36
Fantastic image of this beautiful bird, love the setting.
Sonja Ross20-Sep-2011 11:59
What an interesting-looking bird and great to see two in the one frame.
Rick & Josť van der Weijde20-Sep-2011 07:46
I did see this bird there in 2004, but not able to photograph it.
Memorable species to see and 'shoot'. Well done, Steve!

(You do have to post photo's more often though to please your loyal fans...;-) )
Cheers, Rick
Ingo Waschkies19-Sep-2011 21:50
Stunning bird - and both shots really do it justice. There's so much I missed ... have to go back.
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