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Purple Swamphen

Purple Swamphen (Image ID 43189)
Photographed byGlenda Gore on Fri 3rd Jan, 2020 and uploaded on Fri 30th Oct, 2020 .
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ID43189
CommentThis was taken at Bibra Lake, the beginning of what is a bird addiction. I was very careful to approach a group of the swamp hens, noting they tend to run away quite quickly. I waited quietly near the reeds for a perfect shot. This image shows the feet which appear quite large for such a strange but colourful bird.
EquipmentCanon 6D: Lens 100-400mm: AV 5.6 Focal Length 400mm: ISO 100: TV 1/640 : E 0 Contrast and shadow adjustments in Lightroom; Denoise with Define2
LocationBibra LAKE, Western Australia
Keywordsadult
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