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Red-backed Fairy-wren

Red-backed Fairy-wren (Image ID 42852)
Photographed bySteve Mantle on Sat 3rd Oct, 2020 and uploaded on Mon 12th Oct, 2020 .
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ID42852
CommentHad been observing a pair of RBFWs for a couple of weeks and I was constantly amazed at the array of bugs/grubs brought back to their 'home' area for consumption. 'Home' is a stretch of rural fence line overgrown with clumps of tall grass and thistles. Also remarkable was that they would catch identical prey each time.
EquipmentCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Canon EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Handheld from vehicle
ƒ/8.0 @400mm 1/6000 ISO1600 Exposure Bias - -1/2 EV
LocationPort Macquarie, New South Wales
Keywordsmale, feeding/with prey, adult
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