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Uploaded 22-Apr-11
Taken 14-Apr-11


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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Louisiana, Maurepas, Sorrento, birds, black bellied whistling duck
Photo Info

Dimensions640 x 960
Original file size556 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken15-Apr-11 06:39
Date modified22-Apr-11 10:56
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 40D
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/30 at f/8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Female Tree Duck

Female Tree Duck

Hunters here in South Louisiana call these Mexican Whistlers or Tree Ducks. This female and her mate were scouting a nest site in the crotch of a willow tree in the Maurepas Swamp. Photographed in mid-April, 2011.