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Buff-rumped Thornbill

Buff-rumped Thornbill (Image ID 44777)
Photographed byBruce Hawkins on Fri 8th May, 2020 and uploaded on Mon 15th Feb, 2021 .
Resolution1800x1200
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ID44777
CommentI think most people would agree that thornbills are quite difficult to photograph, mainly because they are always moving and mostly through deep cover, so I was particularly pleased to capture this bird momentarily pausing against an uncluttered background and with its prey as a bonus.
EquipmentCanon 1DX mk.ii with canon 400mm f.4 IS USM lens and canon 1.4X extender focal length 560mm. 1/500 sec. f8. ISO 640.
LocationMoonbah, New South Wales
Keywordsfeeding/with prey, adult
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