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Purple Swamphen

Purple Swamphen (Image ID 46002)
Photographed byRichard Smart on Sat 19th May, 2018 and uploaded on Thu 6th May, 2021 .
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ID46002
CommentThis adult swamphen was introducing its offspring to the trials of walking on the reeds. The photo emphasizes the extreme differences in size between these birds and how gentle the adult was with the chicks.
EquipmentNikon D500 with 80-400 mm lens at 360 mm, ISO 110, 1/250 sec at f/6.3. Processed in Lightroom
LocationHacking River at Audley in the Royal National Park, New South Wales
Keywordsjuvenile, adult
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