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Uploaded 21-May-11
Taken 11-May-11


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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:St., Vincent, bird island, birds, florida
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Dimensions803 x 1000
Original file size164 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken12-May-11 07:50
Date modified16-May-11 18:46
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/1000 at f/8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Shutter priority
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Caspian Terns Copulating

Caspian Terns Copulating

The male brings a fish and offers it to the female. If she's interested, he may tease her by backing just out of reach as she moves toward it. But once she accepts, the deal is consummated immediately. Near St. Vincent Island, Florida.