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Red-tailed Tropicbird

Red-tailed Tropicbird (Image ID 44444)
Photographed byPeter Owen on Tue 5th Jan, 2021 and uploaded on Tue 26th Jan, 2021 .
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ID44444
CommentOf the many Red-tailed Tropicbirds I saw there were only two with a pink tinge as seen in this image. The magnificent red streamers are nearly half the total length of the bird. I was able to photograph the bird against the background of the sea which enhanced its striking colours .
EquipmentCanon 5DlV, Canon EF400 F4 DO IS 11 USM Lens 1.4x TC 1/3200 F6.3 ISO 640 handheld
LocationCaptain Cooks lookout, Norfolk Island
Keywordsin flight, adult, breeding plumage/features
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