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Ostriches (Struthio camelus), Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa

Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/800 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 160
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BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2010 Competition
Category: Animal Behaviour / Birds
Stage reached: Semi-Final

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  • Tracey  Dryka
    Tracey Drykaover 4 years ago

    cute! would not want to be in their way!!

  • Thanks Tracey! You ‘re right, they are the bigest birds in the world! These are females which they can reach up to 1.9 m (6’3’’) hight and 110kg (242lb) weight!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • inglesina
    inglesinaover 4 years ago

    Great shot :)

  • Thank you Inglesina!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Martin Smart
    Martin Smartover 4 years ago

    Cool shot Kon, great timing!

  • Thanks a lot Martin, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • DragonflyDancer
    DragonflyDancerover 4 years ago

    Very cute capture!

  • Thank you Sabrina!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • William Bullimore
    William Bullimoreover 4 years ago

    Love it. So Australian.

  • He, he, he… Thanks William!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyover 4 years ago

    They look like they might be related. :)

  • I think so too…

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture Konstantinos and excellent timing.

  • Many thanks David for your support!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • leealanjudy
    leealanjudyover 4 years ago


  • Thanks a lot Lee, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 4 years ago

    perfecto Konstantinos

  • Thank you Jenny!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • EagleHunter
    EagleHunterover 4 years ago

    What an awesome shot.

  • Thank you very much Pam!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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