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Black Swan

Black Swan (Image ID 41840)
Photographed byHelen Leonard on Sun 9th Aug, 2020 and uploaded on Mon 10th Aug, 2020 .
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ID41840
CommentI have chosen this image as it perfectly shows the characteristics of a Black swan with a striking red bill with a white band and red iris set against glossy black feathers. The bird had just come out of the water on to a path which gave an excellent background colour for setting off the black and red of the bird. It was looking directly at me as its cygnets were eating grass. I kept my distance and used the zoom lens at maximum expansion so as not to intrude.
EquipmentOlympus E-M1-MarkII with a Leica 100-400 mm zoom lens at 400mm zoom. ISO 500, f/6.3, exposure 1/1600.
LocationParklakes BliBli, Queensland
Keywordsadult
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