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Purple Swamphen

Purple Swamphen (Image ID 41732)
Photographed byLinda Unwin on Sun 28th Oct, 2018 and uploaded on Fri 7th Aug, 2020 .
Resolution1800x1125
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ID41732
CommentI haven chosen this photo to submit because not only can you study the adult head and bill you are also able to see the chicks and note the obvious differences. I love the expressions on the chicks faces, a look of expectation and perhaps disappointment and the parent somewhat embarrassed at coming back empty billed. They are all sharp with good detail and stand out nicely from the smooth background.
EquipmentCanon 1D X EF 500mm f/4 ll + 1.4x lll extender on a tripod
ISO 1600 700mm f/8 1/640th
Processed in Lightroom
LocationBatemans Bay Water Park, New South Wales
Keywordsjuvenile, adult
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