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Superb Fairy-wren

Superb Fairy-wren (Image ID 38946)
Photographed bySimon Pelling on Tue 11th Feb, 2020 and uploaded on Wed 12th Feb, 2020 .
Resolution1400x932
Viewed61
ID38946
CommentThe question is whether this is an adult starting to lose its breeding plumage, or an immature just starting to gain its breeding plumage. I am inclined to say the latter because there are still brown feathers in the tail. The adult male eclipse form retains a fully blue tail.
EquipmentCanon 90D; Canon EF 100-400 L Mk II zoom. 400mm, ISO800, 1/2000s, f/5.6, processed in DxO Photolab 3
LocationJerrabomberra Wetlands, Australian Capital Territory
Keywordsmale, immature
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