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Purple Swamphen

Purple Swamphen (Image ID 41304)
Photographed byYolande Lebreux on Thu 25th Jun, 2020 and uploaded on Mon 20th Jul, 2020 .
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ID41304
CommentThis water bird was foraging near the lake and every now and then, raised its head with an inquisitive look. Not disturbed, it'll continue feeding. So I waited for the right moment to capture that image. The morning light highlighted the beautiful colours of the bird's head. The conspicuous red frontal-shield and its bulky scarlet beak stood out as well as the silky plumage of its upper neck.
EquipmentNikon D500 and Tamron G2 Sp-150-600mm lens, tripod
i/800 sec, f/8, ISO 280, focal length 600 mm
LocationCamden, Lake Nadungamba, The Australian Botanic Garden, New South Wales
Keywordsadult
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