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Double-barred Finch

Double-barred Finch (Image ID 40456)
Photographed byBruce McNaughton on Sun 5th Jan, 2020 and uploaded on Tue 12th May, 2020 .
Resolution1800x1200
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ID40456
CommentA special moment captured as the adult feeds its young. Deciding which hungry mouth to feed first depends on which juvenile puts on the best display of ‘Pick me, pick me! Look, I’m so hungry I can only vibrate my wings and I’m so weak I can only lay here like a trembling wreck and I have my head on the side so you can just pour the food in’. Me, I just had to make it a competition worthy photo.
EquipmentCanon EOS 7D II, Canon EF100-400 F4.5-5.6L II USM + EF 1.4x III
LocationGladstone, Queensland
Keywordsjuvenile, feeding/with prey, adult, breeding plumage/features, behaviour/display
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