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Old Nov 18, 2010, 8:17 AM   #1
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A big, colorful, flamingo who was strutting around, intimidating the other birds, just happened to stop for a quick look at me and the camera, and allowed me to grab a quick shot.

I had previously posted this in the Olympus DSLR forum, and also sent it in to the POTD. It was selected as today's winner, but the way they downsized it, you really can't see the detail and intensity. So I thought I would post the photo here so you can compare it to the way it shows in the POTD.

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Old Nov 18, 2010, 9:47 AM   #2
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Excellent photo...colours really pop...simple background..which is good does not detract..adds...detail excellent...so much so that I never realized Flamingo's have serrated bills.

Congrats on your POTD !!

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Congrats Steve! Beautiful shot.

I never realized Flamingo's have serrated bills.

Me neither...lol
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Thanks for the comments guys.

The serrated edges on the bill is to keep the food in while they are squeezing the water out.
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