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Purple Swamphen

Purple Swamphen (Image ID 45839)
Photographed byKeith Lightbody on Tue 13th Apr, 2021 and uploaded on Mon 26th Apr, 2021 .
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ID45839
CommentSurprisingly this is one of the very few photos that I have of an eligible species for this competition. Although the grub is only tiny the swamphen used its monstrous beak very delicately. It was also special having the bird approach close to where I was sitting quietly.
EquipmentCanon R5, RF 100-500mm L IS, f13, 1/800, ISO 3200, handheld
LocationBibra Lake, Western Australia
Keywordsfeeding/with prey, adult
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