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Masked Booby

Masked Booby (Image ID 35670)
Photographed byIan Wilson on Fri 26th Apr, 2019 and uploaded on Sun 9th Jun, 2019 .
Resolution1400x933
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ID35670
CommentThis is a juvenile ssp tasmani which breeds on Lord Howe, Norfolk and Kermadec Islands. At Lord Howe Island, the birds are present all year, nesting on the tussock-covered slopes of the Admiralty Islets. Ssp tasmani is larger than the nominate race and has a distinctive dark-brown iris (yellow in other races).
EquipmentCanon 1DxII + 400 mm f/4 DO II + 1.4x III extender, hand-held.
Manual, spot metering, AI Servo spot AF, f/5.6, 1/3200 sec, ISO 640.
Processed using DPP4 and PSE14 with Neat Image plug-in.
LocationAt sea near Ball's Pyramid, Lord Howe Island
Keywordsjuvenile, in flight
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