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Purple Swamphen

Purple Swamphen (Image ID 45698)
Photographed byPatrick Kavanagh on Sun 11th Apr, 2021 and uploaded on Tue 13th Apr, 2021 .
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ID45698
CommentI particularly like the light and tones in the setting of this image, along with the bird's focus on the weed between its huge toes. Whilst they may be common, I find Purple Swamphens to be both striking beautiful birds and enjoy portraying them to highlight their beauty and ancient charm.
EquipmentCanon 5D IV with EF 500mm F4 II lens with 1.4 TC III ISO 2500 F 5.6 1/500
LocationSnake Valley, Victoria
Keywordsadult
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