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Pelophylax lessonae #2

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 27 July 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Pelophylax lessonae (NL: Poelkikker, Kleine groene kikker / EN: Pool Frog / DE: Kleiner Wasserfrosch / FR: Petite grenouille verte, Grenouille de Lessona) is a European frog. The reasons for declining populations are decreased pond habitat from human encroachment and also air pollution leading to over-nitrification of pond waters. Its specific name was chosen by the Italian herpetologist Lorenzo Camerano in order to honour his master Michele Lessona.

Image: Aarschot (BE) – 19/06/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/125 second F/8.0 ISO 200 150 mm

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marceline from tournai, Belgium

superbe portrait..

27 Jul 2012 5:48am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Heel mooi !!!

27 Jul 2012 8:08am

anita from redon, France

Je suis bluffée par cette photo
Juste étonnante et magnifique

27 Jul 2012 8:48am

christine from schoten, Belgium

Schitterend in zijn eenvoud, prachtige kleuren. Ik zou de lichte vlek bovenaan links wegknippen dan komt de kikker nog meer op de voorgrond. :)

27 Jul 2012 9:56am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & amazing!!!
so beautiful colors, lights & reflections!

27 Jul 2012 11:57am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

super shot .

27 Jul 2012 12:22pm

Sylvie from Bords de Loire (Anjou), France

Plus jolie photo de grenouille ... je crois bien que je n'ai jamais vu !

27 Jul 2012 6:43pm

Basile Pesso from City of Aminus, Paris, France

Totally incredible bokeh and definition of the double frog !!

27 Jul 2012 9:20pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Fantastic shot with reflections, colors, motion or lack of. It seems so still.

27 Jul 2012 10:08pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Simplement magnifique cette image !! un régal et quelle belle profondeur !!! 5*

27 Jul 2012 10:27pm

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Great shot!

28 Jul 2012 1:30pm

Arasp from Tehran, Iran

I love the colors.

29 Jul 2012 6:02pm

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Microcosmos by Anna Cherer

Canon EOS 400D
1/125 second
ISO 200
150 mm