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Almost To Extinction

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Saturday August 31, 2013

Ponchatoula, LA (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: if not for the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, declared that the protection of birds was in the national interest. Without such measures, one could foresee a day when no birds would survive for any power—state or federal—to regulate.

Model: COOLPIX P510

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.0 Windows

Artist: Picasa

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.

FNumber: f/5.2

ISO Speed Ratings: 100

Focal Length: 142.6 mm

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 1198

PixelYDimension: 801

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24. llpj04
12:19 AM GMT on September 07, 2013
Thanks Mary, Claire, Sharon & Shirley
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23. WeatherWise
12:17 AM GMT on September 07, 2013
Great shot and info! Congratulations with AC!
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22. nanapoo
11:56 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Fantastic capture! Great info! Congrats!
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21. ceocrocker
11:21 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Lovely! What a great series!
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20. travelingrose
10:23 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Wonderful shot! Congratulations.
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19. llpj04
9:10 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Thanks Elaine & Wanda!
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18. Wanda1948
8:48 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Amazing shot! Congratulations!
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17. Biskitten
8:31 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
What a beauty - AC Congrats, Charlotte!
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16. llpj04
7:57 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Thank you approvers, Maria, Eileen, Julia & Jola! I guess I should have posted this one first several days ago.
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15. Kajzar
7:54 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Beautiful bird! Congratulations!
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14. tomekandjola
7:14 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Stunning photo, Charlotte!
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13. Doesiedoats
5:47 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
What a gorgeous series, Charlotte, and this
one shot is a stunner.

Congratulations on your AC.
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12. YouKnowWho
5:38 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
AC congrats on this terrific bird capture!
It's a beauty and I feel lucky to see this type of bird, among many others, on a regular basis.
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11. Proserpina
4:57 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Wonderful photo.
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10. llpj04
4:31 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Thanks Peg! I just read this!!!
In 1886, 5 million birds were estimated to be killed for their feathers.[7] They were shot usually in the spring, when their feathers were colored for mating and nesting. The plumes, or aigrettes, as they were called in the millinery business, sold for $32 an ounce in 1915 — which was also the price of gold then
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9. pegpics
2:40 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Stunning capture and beautiful series!!!
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8. llpj04
2:32 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
THANKS EVERYONE!!! This is a Great Egret and they use to be hunted for their feathers.
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7. mtnwoman67
1:43 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Love all of your photos in this series. What kind of bird is that?
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6. luvne32
1:37 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
You must be happy with this!
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5. ksmom
1:37 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
a10+ from me!
this shot is just so beautiful..
gorgeous subject and perfect lighting/capture!
loui
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4. MTDisk
12:33 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Such a wonderful capture of this beautiful bird Charlotte!!!
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3. Railheel
12:17 PM GMT on September 06, 2013
Such a nice series Charlotte.
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2. BoazR
9:03 AM GMT on September 06, 2013
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful awesome capture
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1. kristinarinell
4:34 AM GMT on September 06, 2013
beautiful capture, Charlotte!
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I have always loved taking pictures and WU makes it even more fun. It is a great site thanks to the approvers, all who manage the photos, and the wonderful WU photo friends. People at many levels of ability sharing their world and photography experience. In the process friendships are made and learning takes place as well as the chance to see the world!

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