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Kelp Gull

Kelp Gull (Image ID 39546)
Photographed byDavid Seymour on Mon 24th Feb, 2020 and uploaded on Wed 11th Mar, 2020 .
Resolution1800x1200
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ID39546
CommentThe main features which distinguish this bird from a juvenile Pacific Gull are the paler head and neck, and more chequered upperparts and wing-coverts, possible also a less aggressive beak profile.
EquipmentCanon EOS 5D IV EF 400 f/4 DO IS II + 1.4x TC III, at 560mm, centre spot servo AF, handheld Manual exposure, 1/1600 sec, f/7.1, ISO 1250 Processing: Lightroom Classic CC2020 for RAW conversion and initial adjustments, then Photoshop CC2020 where Neat Image was used to apply moderate noise reduction to the bird, and greater noise reduction to the background. Size reduction to web submission dimensions was followed by final sharpening of the bird only using Smart Sharpen.
LocationGoulds Lagoon, Granton, southern Tasmania., Tasmania
Keywordsjuvenile
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