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Shining Flycatcher

Shining Flycatcher
Photographed byJill Wilson on Wed 30th Nov, 2016 and uploaded on Sun 22nd Apr, 2018 .
Resolution1400x994
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ID30363
CommentThe plumage of the male Myiagra alecto is black, but when caught in the light it has a striking metallic blue sheen, giving rise to its common name, "shining" flycatcher. Water droplets clinging to the feathers after a dip in the river further enhance the dazzle of this little gem of a bird.
EquipmentCanon EOS 7D MkII + 300mm f/2.8L MkII + 1.4x MkIII extender + Canon Speedlite 430EX-II, handheld
Manual, evaluative metering, f/6.3, 1/ 250 sec, ISO 500, ETTL flash.
Processed with DPP4 & Photoshop Elements 15 with Neat Image 8.3.
LocationBarrett Creek, Daintree River (Queensland)
Keywordsmale, adult
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