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Australasian Grebe

Australasian Grebe (Image ID 37920)
Photographed byJim Schultz on Fri 21st Dec, 2018 and uploaded on Wed 1st Jan, 2020 .
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ID37920
CommentThese two male Australasian grebes met each other threateningly several times at the border of their territories, but suddenly one of them had enough and started a furious fight. Within seconds it was over, and the loser pedalled across the water with the victor in hot pursuit
EquipmentNikon D500 camera body, Nikkor AF-S 500mm f4G ED VR lens, Gitzo GT3543XLS Tripod , Dietmar Nill gimbal tripod head Camera settings: F5.6, EV + 0.3 step; 1/1000s; ISO-400 (‘floating’). Manual Exposure Mode; Center-weighted Metering; Focus Mode AF-C/AF-Area Mode Dynamic (72points). Nikon ViewNX-i for viewing and selecting files; ; Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw/CC 2019; Topaz Pro plug-ins for sharpening and noise control. Australian Bird Guide for colour check
LocationBibra Lake; GPS, Western Australia
Keywordsmale, adult, breeding plumage/features, behaviour/display
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