Gouldian Finch

Gouldian Finch
Photographed by:Bill Harding on Sun 20th Aug, 2017 and uploaded on Thu 9th Nov, 2017 .
Resolution:1400x787
Viewed:20
ID:28160
Comment:I visited the same little waterhole four mornings in a row, getting there before sunrise to set myself up under my birdhide. There was constant frenzied action and at times I wasn't sure where to point my camera. A fire had obviously burned through the area recently and there were many fallen burnt branches surrounding the waterhole and this particular one was a favourite perching spot with a less cluttered background - so that was it for a good hour or so. I reckon there were more arrivals and departures than Tullamarine Airport has in a year. The waterhole was no bigger than a bathtub.
Equipment:Canon 7D Mark II with Canon 600mm f4/L USM non IS lens at 600mm, 1/80sec, f6.3, ISO 500 on tripod under portable birdhide.
Location:Wyndham (Western Australia)
Keywords:juvenile, adult
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