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(((~~ ANIMALS ~~)))

African Bush Vultures

Images of the birds taken at the Kansas City Zoo.

© Dominick M. Dimacale
Nikon D200 Digital...

Stefania Barbier
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    IIIKKKKK they're ugly!!! (not your caPTURE BUT THE ANIMALS...) the capture is spectacular... :-) it's amazing how you got them with the open wings... well done!!!

5/23/2008 12:08:30 AM

Barbara Waldoch
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They are cool! :-)
Terrific capture, Dominick!

5/23/2008 12:09:47 AM

Evy Johansen
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:) Wonderful image, Dominick!!

5/23/2008 12:11:06 AM

Ray & Audrey Clarke
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What a handsome pair Dominick!! Great capture

5/23/2008 12:12:20 AM

Teresa A. Burnett
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Wonderful capture Dominick!! Stefania's right, amazing that you caught them both with their wings open!! Odd looking, but still beautiful in their own way!!

5/23/2008 12:19:40 AM

Dominick M. Dimacale
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Paul E Earl

LOL! Love your title. They really are faces only a mother could love. A terrific image, Dominick!

5/23/2008 12:07:25 AM

Raymond Pauly

Very unique pose and capture, Dominick.

5/23/2008 12:08:46 AM

5/23/2008 12:21:55 AM

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Amazing capture, Dominick!!!

5/23/2008 12:29:58 AM

Jennifer L. Alder
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You did an amazing job with these birds, Dominick! Nicely done! :)

5/23/2008 1:05:39 AM

Paul Hamar

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Very Cool!!!

5/23/2008 1:09:49 AM

Paul Michko
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Interesting capture, Dominick.

5/23/2008 1:42:43 AM

Lynn M. Whitt
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Great shot of these birds....

5/23/2008 1:56:23 AM

Margaret R. Barry
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Fantastic capture of these birds, Dominick. Great colors and detail. I think they're beautiful!

5/23/2008 2:21:45 AM

Avril Young
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heavens they are huge, fantastic capture, wow the detail is awesome!

5/23/2008 2:48:37 AM

Manuel Barrera
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love the title, they are so ugly they are pretty, great capture, Dominick

5/23/2008 2:52:19 AM

Doug Pignet
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Great capture Dominick...Doug

5/23/2008 3:03:23 AM

Mike Clime
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Nice capture, Dominick, especially to get both of them with their wings spread!

5/23/2008 3:07:52 AM

Jim Huffield
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Nice work, Dominick. Jim

5/23/2008 3:45:22 AM

Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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Fabulous capture, Dominick. Great timing and wonderful clarity and details.

5/23/2008 3:49:36 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Terrific capture and title Dominick! Jeff

5/23/2008 4:01:39 AM

Ken Smith
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Those guys look scary! Excellent portrait, Dominick!

5/23/2008 4:07:32 AM

Michelle Alton
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This is fabulous, Dominick. Like one of your "people portraits," with a twist. To a "vulture person" like me, this is a wonderment!

5/23/2008 4:23:12 AM

Anna Diederich
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Excellent capture, Dominick!

5/23/2008 4:34:47 AM

Shirley Sicurello
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Love it Dominick!

5/23/2008 4:44:28 AM

Michael Khoury
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great nasty critters; they have fed well I'm sure and now ventilating themselves,or are they taking a bow?...

5/23/2008 4:49:40 AM

Peter Appelbaum
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Great capture Dominick. Peter

5/23/2008 4:50:34 AM

Carol Sawyer
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Excellent Capture, Dominick!!

5/23/2008 4:52:42 AM

Bobby Ray Goodman
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Wonderful capture,Dominick.Our Vultures always fly over to eastern mountains for the summer!!!!!

5/23/2008 5:01:30 AM

Lorraine A. Cook
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LOL on your title, Dominick!

They must have known you were taking their the poses, My Friend

5/23/2008 5:04:51 AM

Peggy J. Maguire
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Wonderful capture Dominick!!

5/23/2008 5:08:27 AM

Wally Orlowsky
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Beautiful capture of some nasty-looking dudes, Dominick!

5/23/2008 5:13:40 AM

Phillip R. Connolly
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Birds of a feather flock together Dominick!! Lol. Very creative.


5/23/2008 5:26:59 AM

Linda D. Lester
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Just awesome...Such big birds!

5/23/2008 5:33:05 AM

Eugenio Diaz

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AWESOMe shot!!!
Sharp and well composed!!

5/23/2008 5:40:52 AM

David Van Camp
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Great capture, Dominick, they have such animated poses and expressions!

5/23/2008 5:56:52 AM


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Beautiful capture I love it when someone takes a picture of the "forgotten" or "ugly". Wonderful job.

5/23/2008 6:46:54 AM

Hendrik Storme
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Great shot Dominick!!!

5/23/2008 6:48:13 AM

Melissa Gurdus
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Great timing to capture these birds with there wings outstretched at the same moment, Dominick!!

5/23/2008 7:23:30 AM

Jeana Clark
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Fantastic image Dominick!!!
Yeah..they are ugly but your timing is awesome!! The vultures around here are quite a bit smaller I believe...The Comp is outstanding!!!


5/23/2008 7:39:51 AM

David Phalen
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Outstanding capture with excellent comp, colors and details!!

5/23/2008 7:56:03 AM

Ellen Hodges
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Great capture, Dominick! Wow!

5/23/2008 9:06:48 AM

Kimi A. Phillips
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Excellent capture!

5/23/2008 10:04:35 AM

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Outstanding detail Dominick..awesome!!!

5/23/2008 10:05:36 AM

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Superb shot, LR2!!!! Fantastic details and composition!!!!!! Ma

5/23/2008 11:03:17 AM

Debbra L. Bailey
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Amazing how such ugly birds can make such a cool shot! lol Great job :)

5/23/2008 12:02:05 PM

Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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SUPER capture Dominick!!!
Even ugly can be BEAUTIFUL :)!

5/23/2008 12:18:42 PM

Carol Sawyer
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Fantastic capture, Dominick!!

5/23/2008 12:30:20 PM

Joy Rector
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great capture

5/23/2008 12:37:08 PM

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap
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Wow Fabulous Dominick.
Great timing and wonderful clarity and Sharp details...............Rajeev

5/23/2008 2:12:09 PM

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Whoa, they look like they are showing off their clothes and needing a new set of wardrobes. Great composition on these vultures, I've never really seen vultures like these with all the details, they even look hilarious. Great capture Dominick!

5/23/2008 2:16:18 PM

Marina Moore
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Wonderful!!! They look like they posed on command. Awesome shot, great editing. :)

5/23/2008 2:26:27 PM

Stephen Zacker
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Fun title and capture

5/23/2008 2:35:39 PM

Bill Houghton
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Dominick, this is such an awesome picture. You did a great job capturing it. Thanks so much for commenting on my Cardinal. I hope you have a great weekend. Bill

Check out my new website at:

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5/23/2008 2:41:52 PM

Nina Shields
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Dominick, your family reunions look a little like mine! :) Amazing capture of very fascinating subjects; excellent work!

5/23/2008 4:28:22 PM

Chua Wee Boo
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Very good details & well captured,Dominick!

5/23/2008 4:51:15 PM

Claudia Kuhn
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Ahh!! Wonderful capture Dominick!

5/23/2008 4:58:53 PM

Martie Last
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Is this for real? How creepy-cool! You have something very unique here!

5/23/2008 5:01:39 PM

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Very cool capture, Dominick!

5/23/2008 7:22:45 PM

Derek D. Dafoe
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Great shot Dominick!! Ugly, but cool birds!!

5/23/2008 7:42:37 PM

Joseph N. DiGilio
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Good title. They do look like they are related too. Good capture, Dominick.

5/23/2008 8:37:42 PM

Ahmad Afshar
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Excellent composition and beautiful details, great capture Dominick.

5/23/2008 9:08:49 PM

Candice C. Calhoun
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Exceptional portrait of these two amazing birds! You have inspired me to take a second look at our zoo :)

Have a wonderful holiday weekend, Dominick!


5/24/2008 9:10:34 AM

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5/24/2008 9:40:58 AM

Bill Knaps
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Great capture of those critters Dominick. Bill

5/24/2008 12:06:20 PM

Mitch Spence
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Nicely caught, Dominick. Now I think I need to take another look at the many, many buzzards always around here, you know. :)

5/24/2008 12:57:42 PM

Tammy Espino
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Awesome shot! It almost looks like statues :)

5/24/2008 2:37:16 PM

Sue  Marshall
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LOL at your title that is too funny Dominick!!
They look like they were whacked with the ugly stick!!
Awesome capture I love how you got them with their wings open!! :-)

5/24/2008 4:31:40 PM

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Fabulous capture, Dominick! Great title too. It's so weird how they sit there with their wings out like that. I think I've seen other vultures do that.

5/24/2008 6:05:22 PM

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Keep moving Dominick!

5/25/2008 4:10:52 AM

Amber Blewett
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WOW!!! So evil looking, they are...creeeeepy....fantastic capture....great clarity...too clear.....scarrry.

5/25/2008 9:18:12 AM

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wow, what a good looking family!!...:)
Hey great shot here!!


5/25/2008 7:23:08 PM

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Beautiful shot of an ugly bird, well done.

5/29/2008 3:01:36 PM

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Outstanding capture, Dominick!

5/30/2008 11:21:35 AM

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Awesome capture Dominick!!Missed this one earlier but allways appreciate great animal shots!!

6/1/2008 1:06:55 AM

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This really caught my eye Dominick - the way they are both standing in the same pose. Looks like they are wearing cloaks!

6/4/2008 7:48:03 AM

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