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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, tree duck
Photo Info

Dimensions1440 x 960
Original file size421 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken15-Apr-11 07:27
Date modified22-Apr-11 11:14
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 40D
Focal length500 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/320 at f/4
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Male Tree Duck

Male Tree Duck

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